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Prof. Martin Buck Imperial College London, UK1 Talk
Martin Buck gained his BSc in Biochemistry at Bedford College, University of London, before taking a PhD at the National Institute for Medical Research where he studied transfer RNA modification in pathogenic E.coli, under conditions of iron-restricted growth. Continuing this interest, he joined Prof. Bruce Ames' laboratory, University of California... read moreat Berkeley as a postdoc and in 1983 he joined the nitrogen fixation laboratory at the University of Sussex, under the direction of Prof. John Postgate, where he studied the determinants of prosthetic group binding in the nitrogenase of Klebsiella bacteria. In 1994 he moved to Imperial College London and continued working on the control of RNA polymerase by enhancer binding transcriptional activator proteins.