Research and Publications

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Genie Education Event


Dr Kramer's research Interests Include:

Genetics Education

Public Engagement with Science

Biological Rhythmicity

Fungal Biology

Antisense RNA

 

 

Recent Publications:

Last KS, Bailhache T, Kramer C, Kyriacou CP, Rosato E and Olive PJW (2009) Tidal, daily, and lunar-day activity cycles in the marine polychaete Nereis virens. Chronobiol.Int. 26:167-183.

Kramer C (2007) Rhythmic conidiation in Neurospora crassa. Methods Mol.Biol. 362:49-65.

Kramer C (2007) Isolation of total RNA from Neurospora mycelium. Methods Mol.Biol. 362:291-303.

Kramer C and Crosthwaite SK (2007) Northern analysis of sense and antisense frequency RNA in Neurospora crassa. Methods Mol.Biol. 362:329-342.

Cashmore A, Hawkridge D, Kramer C and Suter-Giorgini N (2007) Student-centred problem-based group exercises in molecular biology. Proceedings of the Science Learning and Teaching Conference 2007, pp. 227-228. ISBN 9781905788392.

Kramer C, Barber R, Cashmore A, Dalgleish R, Suter-Giorgini N and Willmott C (2007) Linking DNA structure and sequencing using model based learning. Proceedings of the Science Learning and Teaching Conference 2007, pp. 107-109. ISBN 9781905788392.

Morrison N, Wood AJ, Hancock D, Shah S, Hakes L, Gray T, Tiwari B, Kille P, Cossins A, Hegarty M, Allen MJ, Wilson WH, Olive P, Last K, Kramer C, Bailhache T, Reeves J, Pallett D, Warne J, Nashar K, Parkinson H, Sansone S-A, Rocca-Serra P, Stevens R, Snape J, Field D and Brass A (2006) Annotation of environmental OMICS data: application to the transcriptomics domain. OMICS. 10:172-178.

Olive PJW, Kyriacou CP, Last KS, Kramer C, Bailhache T and Rosato E (2005) Dancing to the rhythms of geological time: the biorhythm capabilities of Polychaeta in a geological context. Inv.Reprod.Develop. 48:197-206.
Crosthwaite SK and Kramer C (2004) Clock gene antisense RNA and circadian timing in Neurospora crassa. Landes Bioscience Madame Curie Bioscience Database, online chapter 2265.

Kramer C, Loros JJ, Dunlap JC and Crosthwaite SK (2003) A role for antisense RNA in regulating circadian clock function in Neurospora crassa. Nature 421:948-952.

 

Educational Resources:

Educational DVDs - All available on DVD and on-line from GENIE’s Virtual Genetics Education Centre (VGEC) or YouTube:

GENIE - Dalgleish R, Suter-Giorgini N and Kramer C
(2006) Using a Micropipette.
Link to Films: VGEC  YouTube

GENIE - Dalgleish R, Suter-Giorgini N and Kramer C
(2008) Making and Running an Agarose Gel.
Link to Films: VGEC  YouTube

GENIE - Dalgleish R, Suter-Giorgini N and Kramer C
(2008) Running an Agarose Gel.
Link to Films: VGEC  YouTube

GENIE - Patel H and Kramer C
(2009) Genetics in Everyday Life.
Link to Film: VGEC 

 

Other Teaching Resources for Higher Education

All available from GENIE’s Virtual Genetics Education Centre (VGEC)

GENIE - Barber R, Dalgleish R, Kramer C and Willmott C
(2006) DNA Sequencing Tutorial.
Link to Film: VGEC 

GENIE - Kramer C
(2006) DNA Structure Tutorial.
Link to Film: VGEC 

GENIE - Cashmore A, Barber R, Kramer C and Glen C
(2007) DNA Gene Cloning Tutorial.
Link to Film: VGEC 

 

 

 

 

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University of Leicester

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