Elaine is a Research Assistant in the Bioimaging facility, specialising in electron microscopy.
Elaine’s role includes sample preparation such as embedding and sectioning for transmission electron microscopy and some light microscopy, preparation for and imaging on the scanning electron microscopes and imaging on the transmission electron microscope including negative staining work.
She also provides training, technical support and advice on the electron microscopes and preparative equipment, especially on the ultramicrotome for sectioning or can provide a full service from sample preparation right through to imaging on the microscopes.
Wagstaff B. A., Vladu I. C., Barclay J. E., Schroeder D. C., Malin G., Field R. A. (2017)Isolation and Characterization of a Double Stranded DNA Megavirus Infecting the Toxin-Producing Haptophyte Prymnesium parvum.Viruses (9)Publisher's version: 1999-4915
Miah F., Bibb M. J., Barclay J. E., Findlay K. C., Bornemann S. (2016)Developmental delay in a Streptomyces venezuelae glgE null mutant is associated with the accumulation of alpha-maltose 1-phosphate.Microbiology (162)Publisher's version: 1350-0872
Andriotis V. M., Rejzek M., Barclay E., Rugen M. D., Field R. A., Smith A. M. (2016)Cell wall degradation is required for normal starch mobilisation in barley endosperm.Scientific reports (6)Publisher's version: 2045-2322