Dr Richard Meek

Tel: (+44) (0)1904 32 8276
Email: richard.meek@york.ac.uk

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Richard is a Postdoctoral Research Associate working with Prof. Gideon Davies, FMedSci, FRS, at the York Structural Biology Laboratory. He moved to York following a PhD at the University of Birmingham, where he investigated the c-di-GMP signalling network of Bdellovibrio bacteriovorus under the guidance of Dr. Andrew Lovering. He has continued his interest in signalling networks and post-translational modifications at York, and is actively investigating the O-GlcNAc modification as well as other key signalling pathways. Primarily a structural biologist, Richard also employs both biophysical and biochemical techniques to probe the enzymology of sugar processing enzymes.

Selected Publications

  • Structural basis for activation of a diguanylate cyclase required for bacterial predation in Bdellovibrio
    Meek R.W. et al., Nature Communications, 2019, 10, 4086
  • Nucleotide signaling pathway convergence in a cAMP‐sensing bacterial c‐di‐GMP phosphodiesterase
    Cadby I.T. et al., The EMBO Journal, 2019, 38, e100772
  • Nonmedical Uses of Antibiotics: Time to Restrict Their Use?
    Meek R.W. et al., PLoS Biol., 2015, 13, e1002266

Richard Meek

 

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