Staff profile

Dr David Elliott


Lecturer in Microbiology

Subject

Biology and Zoology, Biomedical Health and Human Biology

College

College of Life and Natural Sciences

Department

School of Human Sciences, School of Environmental Sciences

Campus

Kedleston Road, Derby Campus

Email

d.r.elliott@derby.ac.uk

About

I am a Lecturer in Microbiology with broad interests covering clinical, technological, environmental, and theoretical topics. I teach microbiology and my research is focused on understanding microbial communities in soil. These topics are all supported by current advances in molecular biology, especially high-throughput DNA sequencing and bio-informatics.

Teaching responsibilities

Research interests

My major interest is the study of microbial communities and their interactions with the environment. I try to find out why microbes live in particular places and what function they have there. This includes all sorts of environments including:

Membership of professional bodies

Qualifications

Recent conferences

International experience

In the media

Recent publications

Journal papers

Please check my websiteGoogle Scholar and Researchgate for more publications and links to full text.