Prof. Jack Heinemann - People - Biological Sciences - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

Professor Jack Heinemann

Position

Lecturer in Genetics

Chair of Teaching and Learning Committee

Qualifications

Ph.D. University of Oregon, USA
B.Sc(Honours) University of Wisconsin, USA

Room

Biology 534

Contact Details

Phone: International +64+3 Local 364 2926
Fax: +64 3 364 2590
Email: jack.heinemann@canterbury.ac.nz

Postal address: School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, New Zealand

Research and Publications

Jack's UC Research Profile

Genetics and molecular biology of prokaryotic and eukaryotic microorganisms; horizontal gene transfer, particularly conjugation; effects of stress, particularly induced by antibiotics; evolution and risk assessment; influence of language on science, eugenics.

Centre for Intergrated Research in Biosafety

Research Interests

Details here

  1. Biochemical and genetic characterization of horizontal gene transfer, particularly as it relates to:
    1. The evolution of virulence and antibiotic resistance in microbes;
    2. Risks of genetically modified/engineered organisms.
  2. General yeast, bacteria and bacteriophage genetics.

Biochemistry website