Short CV/Education and training

  • 1985 – 1988
    Undergraduate:B. Sc. Biochemistry (First Class Honours),University of Birmingham

  • 1988 – 1991
    Postgraduate:Ph.D. Biochemistry, University of Birmingham

  • 1988 – 1991
    Research Associate (RA1B) and PhD student, University of Birmingham with Prof J.B. Jackson

  • 1992 – 1993
    Postdoctoral Research Assistant, University of Dundee with Prof D.H. Boxer

  • 1993 – 1996
    University Research Fellow, Department of Biochemistry, University of Dundee

  • 1996 – 2004
    Royal Society University Research Fellow based at John Innes Centre, Norwich

  • 2004 – 2007
    MRC Senior Non Clinical Research Fellow based at John Innes Centre, Norwich

  • 2007
    - 2018 Professor of Molecular Microbiology, Head of the Division of Molecular Microbiology, College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, UK

  • Since 2018
    Professor of Microbiology, Institute for Cell and Molecular Biosciences, Centre for Bacterial Cell Biology, Newcastle University, UK

Selected publications

  • Dow, J.M., Gabel, F., Sargent, F. and Palmer, T. (2013) 'Characterisation of a pre-export enzyme-chaperone complex on the twin-arginine transport pathway'. Biochemical Journal. 452, 57-66.

  • Rollauer, S.E., Tarry, M.J., Graham, J.E., Jääskeläinen, M., Jäger, F., Johnson, S., Krehenbrink, M., Liu, S.-M., Lukey, M.J., Marcoux, J., McDowell, M.A., Rodriguez, F., Roversi, P., Stansfeld, P.J., Robinson, C.V., Sansom, M.S.P., Palmer, T., Högbom, M., Berks, B.C. and Lea, S.M. (2012) 'Structure of the TatC core of the twin arginine protein transport system' Nature 492, 210-214.

  • Keller, R., de Keyzer, J., Driessen, A.J.M and Palmer, T. (2012) 'Co-operation between different targeting pathways during integration of a membrane protein.' Journal of Cell Biology 199, 303-315.

  • Kneuper, H., Maldonado, B., Jäger, F., Krehenbrink, M., Buchanan, G., Keller, R., Müller, M., Berks, B.C. and Palmer, T. (2012) 'Molecular dissection of TatC defines critical regions essential for protein transport and a TatB-TatC contact site.' Molecular Microbiology 85, 945-961.

  • Palmer, T. and Berks, B.C. (2012) 'The twin-arginine translocation (Tat) protein export pathway'. Nature Reviews Microbiology 10, 483-496.


Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

  • Fellow of the Society of Biology

  • Member of the Society for General Microbiology

  • Member of the Society for Applied Microbiology

  • Member of the American Society for Microbiology

  • Member of the Biochemical Society

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Other activities and achievements/family

  • Two sons


Contact

You can only see the contact information of the academics in the database if you are a registered user of AcademiaNet.
Please register here

Testimonials

  1. Read what our members say about AcademiaNet.

No more excuses!

  1. Please download the brochure "No more excuses" and read more about female experts in Europe, and about AcademiaNet.

Similar profiles

  1. Prof. Dr. Conny Aerts

    Physical sciencesAsteroseismology

  2. Prof. Dr. Anna Akhmanova

    Biological and related sciences Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Microscopy

  3. Dr. Cristina Afonso

    Physical sciences

  4. Prof. Dr. Seema Agarwal

    Physical sciencesPreparative and physical chemistry of polymersNanotechnology

 

News

  1. AcademiaNet researchers among new EMBO fellows

    Eleven of our members have been elected to join the organisation.