Joe KirkDr Joseph Kirk

Principal Investigator:
Robert Fagan

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  • 2017: PhD, University of Sheffield
  • 2013: BSc, University of Sheffield

Career History

  • 2017 - present: Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Sheffield

Selected Publications

Kirk, J.A., Banerji, O., and Fagan, R.P. (2017). Characteristics of the Clostridium difficile cell envelope and its importance in therapeutics. Microbial biotechnology 10, 1-220.

Kirk, J.A., and Fagan, R.P. (2016). Heat shock increases conjugation efficiency in Clostridium difficile. Anaerobe 42, 1-5.

Kirk, J.A., Gebhart, D., Buckley, A. M., Lok, S., Scholl, D., Douce, G. R., Govoni, G. R., Fagan, R. P. (2017). New Class of Precision Antimicrobials Redefines Role of Clostridium difficile S-layer in Virulence and Viability. Science Translational Medicine. Science Translational Medicine.