Dr Simon Gregory

Dr Simon Gregory


Location: Keyworth

Tel: 0115 936 3038

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  •  2012 – ongoing : Geomicrobiologist
  •  2011 –2012 : Research Assistant,Institute of Life Science, Swansea University
  •  2009 –2010 : Technician, Centre for Sustanable Aquatic Research, Swansea University
  •  2008 –2008 : Research Assistant, School of Biological Sciences, Swansea University
  •  2004 –2008 : PhD Microbial ecology of constructed wetlands. Swansea University
  •  2002 –2004 : Technician, Department of Medical and Community Genetics, Imperial College London
  •  1998 –1999 : MSc Neuroscience, King's College London
  •  1994 –1997 : BSc(hons) Natural Sciences, Durham University

Research interests

  • Application of molecular tools to geomicrobiology
  • Biogeochemical cycling
  • Subsurface microbiology in relation to carbon capture and storage and radioactive waste disposal

Key papers

Gregory, S. P., Maurice, L. D., West, J. M., & Gooddy, D. C. (2014). Microbial communities in UK aquifers: current understanding and future research needs. Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology, 2013-059.

Gregory, S.P., Dyson P.J., Fletcher D., Gatland P. and Shields R.J. (2012) Nitrogen removal and changes to microbial communities in model flood/drain and submerged biofilters treating aquaculture wastewater. Aquacultural Engineering 50, 37-45

Gregory S.P., Shields R.J., Fletcher, D., Gatland P. and Dyson P.J. (2010) Bacterial community responses to increasing ammonia concentrations in a recirculating vertical flow saline biofilters. Ecological Engineering 36, 1485-1491

Thompson J., Gregory S., Plummer S., R.J.Shields and Rowley A.F. (2010) An in vitro and in vivo assessment of Vibrio spp. as probiotics for the Pacific White shrimp, Liptopenaeus vannamei Journal of Applied Microbiology 109, 1177-1187

Eddy F., Powell A., Gregory S., Nunan L.M., Lightner D.V., Dyson P.J., Rowley A.F., and Shields R.J. (2007) A novel bacterial disease of the European shore crab, Carcinus maenas – molecular pathology and epidemiology. Microbiology 153: 2839-2849