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Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology



Bacterial spore structure and germination

Structural biology (protein crystallography)

Coronavirus testing and inactivation


Fellow, Director of Studies and Tutor - Peterhouse

Associate Professor - Dept. of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, UoC.

PDRA/SRA - Institute of Biotechnology, University of Cambridge (PI: Prof. Chris Lowe)

PhD (Biological Sciences) - University of Warwick (Supervisor: Dr Crawford Dow)

BSc Microbiology - University of Strathclyde


Key publications: 

1.         Setlow, P. and G. Christie, What's new and notable in bacterial spore killing! World J Microbiol Biotechnol, 2021. 37(8)

2.         Setlow, P. and G. Christie, Bacterial Spore mRNA - What's Up With That? Front Microbiol, 2020. 11

3.         Christie, G. and P. Setlow, Bacillus spore germination: Knowns, unknowns and what we need to learn. Cellular Signalling, 2020. 74

Teaching and Supervisions


CET IIA Bioprocessing

CET IIB Biochemical Product Design

MPhil Biotechnology (core lecture module)

NST IA Biology of Cells (supervisor)

NST IB Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (supervisor)

Associate Professor
Doctor Graham  Christie

Contact Details

01223 (3)34166
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Takes PhD students


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