Dr Katherine Duncan

Strathclyde Chancellor's Fellow

Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences

Personal statement

Chancellor's Research Fellow and Lecturer in Marine Natural Products Drug Discovery https://pure.strath.ac.uk/portal/en/persons/katherine-duncan(167c635b-502a-4b45-8e2b-ef1d219a7d47).html Please visit the Duncan lab website www.medicinesfromthesea.com

Prizes and awards

Microbiology Society Prokaryotic Division Committee Member (Environmental Microbiology)
Recipient
1/2019
Homeward Bound Leadership Faculty (Science)
Recipient
2018
Microbiology Society - elected as Prokaryotic Division member (environmental microbiology)
Recipient
1/2018
Selected for Homeward Bound 2018
Recipient
3/2017
2017 Science Faculty Grant Writing Challenge - overall winner
Recipient
2017
Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) award - Scottish Crucible
Recipient
2017

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Publications

Antarctic sponge associated microbial chemistry with biomedical relevance– the need for ecologically driven studies
Buchholz Holger H, Duncan Katherine R
Current Organic Chemistry (2016)
Sharing and community curation of mass spectrometry data with Global Natural Products Social Molecular Networking
Wang Mingxun, Carver Jeremy J, Phelan Vanessa V, Sanchez Laura M, Garg Neha, Peng Yao, Nguyen Don Duy, Watrous Jeramie, Kapono Clifford A, Luzzatto-Knaan Tal, Porto Carla, Bouslimani Amina, Melnik Alexey V, Meehan Michael J, Liu Wei-Ting, Crüsemann Max, Boudreau Paul D, Esquenazi Eduardo, Sandoval-Calderón Mario, Kersten Roland D, Pace Laura A, Quinn Robert A, Duncan Katherine R, Hsu Cheng-Chih, Floros Dimitrios J, Gavilan Ronnie G, Kleigrewe Karin, Northen Trent, Dutton Rachel J, Parrot Delphine, Carlson Erin E, Aigle Bertrand, Michelsen Charlotte F, Jelsbak Lars, Sohlenkamp Christian, Pevzner Pavel, Edlund Anna, McLean Jeffrey, Piel Jörn, Murphy Brian T, Gerwick Lena, Liaw Chih-Chuang, Yang Yu-Liang, Humpf Hans-Ulrich, Maansson Maria, Keyzers Robert A, Sims Amy C, Johnson Andrew R, Sidebottom Ashley M, Sedio Brian E, Klitgaard Andreas, Larson Charles B, Boya P Cristopher A, Torres-Mendoza Daniel, Gonzalez David J, Silva Denise B, Marques Lucas M, Demarque Daniel P, Pociute Egle, O'Neill Ellis C, Briand Enora, Helfrich Eric J N, Granatosky Eve A, Glukhov Evgenia, Ryffel Florian, Houson Hailey, Mohimani Hosein, Kharbush Jenan J, Zeng Yi, Vorholt Julia A, Kurita Kenji L, Charusanti Pep, McPhail Kerry L, Nielsen Kristian Fog, Vuong Lisa, Elfeki Maryam, Traxler Matthew F, Engene Niclas, Koyama Nobuhiro, Vining Oliver B, Baric Ralph, Silva Ricardo R, Mascuch Samantha J, Tomasi Sophie, Jenkins Stefan, Macherla Venkat, Hoffman Thomas, Agarwal Vinayak, Williams Philip G, Dai Jingqui, Neupane Ram, Gurr Joshua, Rodríguez Andrés M C, Lamsa Anne, Zhang Chen, Dorrestein Kathleen, Duggan Brendan M, Almaliti Jehad, Allard Pierre-Marie, Phapale Prasad, Nothias Louis-Felix, Alexandrov Theodore, Litaudon Marc, Wolfender Jean-Luc, Kyle Jennifer E, Metz Thomas O, Peryea Tyler, Nguyen Dac-Trung, VanLeer Danielle, Shinn Paul, Jadhav Ajit, Müller Rolf, Waters Katrina M, Shi Wenyuan, Liu Xueting, Zhang Lixin, Knight Rob, Jensen Paul R, Palsson Bernhard Ø, Pogliano Kit, Linington Roger G, Gutiérrez Marcelino, Lopes Norberto P, Gerwick William H, Moore Bradley S, Dorrestein Pieter C, Bandeira Nuno
Nature Biotechnology Vol 34, pp. 828-837 (2016)
https://doi.org/10.1038/nbt.3597
Competitive strategies differentiate closely related species of marine actinobacteria
Patin Nastassia V, Duncan Katherine R, Dorrestein Pieter C, Jensen Paul R
ISME Journal Vol 10, pp. 478-90 (2016)
https://doi.org/10.1038/ismej.2015.128
Using molecular networking for microbial secondary metabolite bioprospecting
Purves Kevin, Macintyre Lynsey, Brennan Debra, Hreggviðsson Guðmundur Ó, Kuttner Eva, Ásgeirsdóttir Margrét E, Young Louise C, Green David H, Edrada-Ebel Ruangelie, Duncan Katherine
Metabolites Vol 6 (2016)
https://doi.org/10.3390/metabo6010002
Molecular networking and pattern-based genome mining improves discovery of biosynthetic gene clusters and their products from Salinispora species
Duncan Katherine R, Crüsemann Max, Lechner Anna, Sarkar Anindita, Li Jie, Ziemert Nadine, Wang Mingxun, Bandeira Nuno, Moore Bradley S, Dorrestein Pieter C, Jensen Paul R
Chemistry and Biology Vol 22, pp. 460-471 (2015)
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chembiol.2015.03.010
Exploring the diversity and metabolic potential of actinomycetes from temperate marine sediments from Newfoundland, Canada.
Duncan K R, Haltli B, Gill K A, Correa H, Berrué F, Kerr R G
Journal of Industrial Microbiology & Biotechnology Vol 42, pp. 57-72 (2015)
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10295-014-1529-x

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Professional activities

Technical University of Dresden, Department of Chemistry, Germany - Invited Seminar (delivered remotely due to COVID-19)
Invited speaker
15/4/2020
Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Marine Biology Seminar, UCSD, CA, USA
Invited speaker
6/3/2020
Autonomous University of Baja California, Department of Marine Biology, Ensenada, Mexico
Invited speaker
2/3/2020
Gordon Research Conference on Marine Natural Products
Speaker
23/2/2020
Scottish metabolomics network
Participant
14/11/2019
ScotChem Natural Products in the Bioeconomy
Organiser
24/10/2019

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Projects

SULSA NP Bioeconomy
Duncan, Katherine (Principal Investigator)
01-Jan-2020 - 31-Jan-2021
University of Strathclyde Interdisciplinary Centre for Doctoral Training in Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)
Duncan, Katherine (Co-investigator) Corrigan, Damion (Co-investigator) Murray, Paul (Co-investigator) Corrigan, Damion (Co-investigator) Riordan, Lily (Post Grad Student)
01-Jan-2019 - 31-Jan-2023
University of Strathclyde Interdisciplinary Centre for Doctoral Training in Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)
Corrigan, Damion (Co-investigator) Duncan, Katherine (Co-investigator) McCormick, Christopher (Co-investigator) Murray, Paul (Co-investigator) Dunphy, Raymond David (Post Grad Student) Riordan, Lily (Post Grad Student) Lasserre, Perrine (Post Grad Student)
01-Jan-2019 - 31-Jan-2023
Research Excellence Award - Applying machine learning to 'omics data for accelerated marine antibiotic discovery - Darren Scobie
Duncan, Katherine (Principal Investigator) Herron, Paul (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2019 - 30-Jan-2022
Combatting antimicrobial resistance through new software for Natural Products Discovery (Tools and Resources Development Fund)
Duncan, Katherine (Principal Investigator) Hoskisson, Paul (Co-investigator)
01-Jan-2018 - 30-Jan-2020
Combatting antimicrobial resistance through new software for natural product discovery
Duncan, Katherine (Co-investigator) Rogers, Simon (Principal Investigator)
BBSRC TRDF
01-Jan-2018 - 01-Jan-2019

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Address

Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences
Hamnett Wing

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