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Te Tari Moromoroiti me te Ārai Mate

Howard Maxwell

Current research:

PhD Thesis: 

"Does inhibition of quorum sensing increase antibiotic resistance spread?"

Supervisors: Professor Peter Fineran


2020: Departmental Cultural Awareness Committee Member

2019: Summer Internship for Indigenous Peoples in Genomics

2018 - Present: Postgraduate Representative for the BMS Māori Strategic Framework Group. 

2017: University of Otago BMS Māori Postgraduate Scholarship

2017: Health Research Council of New Zealand Māori Health Research PhD Scholarship

2016: University of Otago Biomedical Sciences Summer Research Studentship



Expanding the mass range for UVPD-based native top-down mass spectrometry. Greisch, Jean-Francois; Tamara, Sem; Scheltema, Richard A.; Maxwell, Howard; Fagerlund, Robert; Fineran, Peter; Tetter, Stephan; Hilvert, Donald; Heck, Albert JR. Chem. Sci., 2019, DOI: 10.1039/C9SC01857C.

Fagerlund, R.D., Ferguson, T.J., Maxwell, H.W.R., Opel-Reading, H.K., Krause, K.L., and Fineran, P.C. (2019). Reconstitution of CRISPR adaptation in vitro and its detection by PCR. In CRISPR-Cas Enzymes, Methods in Enzymology, pp. 411-433.

Spacer Capture and Integration by a type I-F Cas1-Cas2-3 CRISPR Adaptation Complex. Fagerlund RD, Wilkinson ME, Klykov O, Barendregt A, Pearce FG, Kieper SN, Maxwell HWR, Capolupo A, Heck AJR, Krause KL, Bostina M, Scheltema RA, Staals RHJ, Fineran PC. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 Jun 13. pii: 201618421. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1618421114.