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ProfessorJack Heinemann

Mema o te Kaunihera
Julius von Haast 534
Internal Phone: 95597


Research Interests

Research interests include the genetics and molecular biology of bacteria, phage and some single-celled eukaryotic microorganisms, horizontal gene transfer, particularly conjugation, effects of stress, particularly induced by antibiotics and agrichemicals, evolution and risk assessment, and biology education research. Specific interests are the biochemical and genetic characterization of antibiotic resistance causation.

Recent Publications

  • Heinemann JA. (2023) Submission on information and supporting documentation relevant to the trends in new technological developments in synthetic biology and any additional trend that should be considered.. Open-ended Online Forum on Synthetic Biology, 20-31 Mar 2023.
  • Heinemann JA. and Goldstien S. (2022) ‘Bums off seats’: measuring the effects of active learning in an undergraduate molecular biology curriculum. Journal of Biological Education 56(1): 25-36.
  • Heinemann JA. and Hiscox TC. (2022) Rethinking the drivers of biotechnologies: a paradigm for holistic climate change solutions. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 59
  • van Hamelsveld S., Ferguson GC., Kurenbach B., Paull DJ., Weepu I. and Heinemann JA. (2022) Draft Genome Sequences of 15 Multidrug-Resistant Escherichia coli Strains Isolated from Indigenous Foods and Food-Gathering Sites in Aotearoa, New Zealand. Microbiology Resource Announcements 11(5)
  • Wasa A., Aitken J., Jun H., Bishop C., Krumdieck S., Godsoe W. and Heinemann JA. (2022) Copper and nanostructured anatase rutile and carbon coatings induce adaptive antibiotic resistance. AMB Express 12(1)