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Dr Anna Lindsay

Senior Lecturer

Department: Applied Sciences

Anna -Lindsay _Staffprofil _Northumbria University 255Dr Anna Lindsay is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Biomedical Sciences.  Prior to joining the teaching staff, she did her PhD in Molecular Biology at Northumbria University.

Anna’s research centres on the cloning, expression, purification and characterisation of potential prophage encoded virulence factors in Streptococcal species, predominantly Streptococcus pyogenes and Streptococcus equi.

She is a member of The Society for General Microbiology.

Key Publications

Smith NL, Taylor EJ, Lindsay A-M, Charnock SJ, Turkenburg JP, Dodson EJ, Davies GJ & Black GW (2005) Structure of a group A streptococcal phage-encoded virulence factor reveals a catalytically-active triple-stranded beta-helix. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA) 102, 17652-17657.

Lindsay A-M, Zhang M, Mitchell Z, Holden MTG, Waller AS, Sutcliffe IC & Black GW. The Streptococcus equi prophage-encoded protein SEQ2045 is a hyaluronan-specific hyaluronate lyase that is produced during equine infection. Microbiology-SGM In press.


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