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Dr Christophe Corre

Job Title
Associate Professor
Department
Chemistry
Phone
02476 523 557
Web Link
Research Interests

Characterisation of microbial transcriptional regulators that control antibiotic biosynthesis in actinomycetes
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  • for antibiotic drug discovery: activating silent biosynthetic pathways via genetic manipulations or using elicitors of antibiotic productions in Streptomyces and Rhodococcus bacteria
    Corre group challenge a

  • for developing new tools for synthetic biology: orthogonal inducible expression systems
    Corre group challenge b

Biography

Associate Professor, University of Warwick (2015 - present)
Assistant Professor, University of Warwick (2013 - 2015)
Royal Society University Research Fellowship (2010 - present)
Wellcome Trust, Value in People Research Fellowship (2009-2010)
PDRA, University of Warwick (2004-2009)
PhD in Chemical Biology, University of Exeter (2000 - 2004)

  • Haynes, Stuart W., Sydor, Paulina K., Corre, Christophe, Challis, Gregory L., 2011. Elucidation of pathways for antibiotic biosynthesis in streptomyces coelicolor A3(2). In Wrigley, Stephen (ed.), Functional Molecules from Natural Sources, Cambridge, Royal Society of Chemistry, pp. 149-160
  • Aigle, B., Bunet, R., Corre, Christophe, Garenaux, AmĂ©lie, Hotel, L., Huang, S., Laureti, L., Lautru, Sylvie, Mendes, V. M., Nezbedová, S., Nguyen, H., Song, Lijiang, Challis, Gregory L., Leblond, Pierre, Pernodet, Jean-Luc, 2011. Genome-guided exploration of streptomyces ambofaciens secondary metabolism. In Streptomyces : molecular biology and biotechnology, Wymondham, Caister Academic, pp. 179-194
  • Corre, Christophe, Challis, Gregory L., 2010. Exploiting genomics for new natural product discovery in prokaryotes. In Mander, Lewis N.; Liu, Hung-wen, 1952- (eds.), Comprehensive natural products II : chemistry and biology, Amsterdam ; Boston, Elsevier, pp. 429-453
Title Funder Award start Award end
Terahertz skinometer for improved cancer prevention and treatment EPSRC 01 Apr 2019 31 Mar 2022
Combatting Antimicrobial Resistance Training Network European Commission 01 Jan 2018 31 Dec 2021
Engineering a yeast cell factory for production of valuable meroterpenoids. Early Career Fellowship for Dr Fabrizio Alberti Leverhulme Trust 01 Nov 2018 31 Oct 2021
Warwick Integrative Synthetic Biology Centre (WISB) BBSRC 14 Nov 2014 31 May 2020
Novel inducible gene expression systems based on furan inducers and the MmfR transcriptional rerpessor BBSRC 01 Jun 2015 30 Apr 2019
Genome mining of marine bacteria for novel bioactive natural products 2016 China NSFC Costshare Royal Society 01 Mar 2017 30 Mar 2019
16ALERT: Mid-Range Equipment Initiative: A high sensitivity triple quadruple mass spectrometer coupled to an ultra-high pressure liquid chromatograph system for quantitative analysis BBSRC 01 Jul 2017 30 Jun 2018
Discovery of antimicrobials active against Clostridium difficile from actinomycete gene clusters. MLSRF bursary for Dr Fabrizio Alberti Medical and Life Sciences Research Fund 01 Jun 2017 30 Nov 2017
Developing World Scholarship for Attah Francis Alfred Unuagbe: Characterising and exploiting putative antimicrobial cyclotides from Rinorea dentata used in Nigerian ethnomedicine Royal Society of Chemistry 01 Oct 2016 31 Dec 2016
Characterising and exploiting cyclotides from Nigerian ethnomedicinal plants EPSRC 01 Aug 2016 01 Dec 2016
Establishing the potential of biosynthetic urea-synthetases as industrial biocatalysts BBSRC 01 May 2016 31 Oct 2016
Exploiting microbial genomics and synthetic biology for discovery of novel antibiotics BBSRC 01 Sep 2013 30 Sep 2016
New Chemical Keys to unlock microbial antibiotics- University Research Fellowship Royal Society 01 Oct 2010 30 Sep 2015
New Chemical Keys to unlock microbial antibiotics- URF (Supplemental) Royal Society 25 Jan 2012 30 Sep 2015
New Chemical Keys to unlock microbial antibiotics- University Research Fellowship Royal Society 01 Oct 2010 30 Sep 2015
New Chemical Keys to unlock microbial antibiotics- URF (Supplemental) Royal Society 22 Feb 2013 30 Sep 2015
New Chemical Keys to unlock microbial antibiotics- University Research Fellowship (supplement) Royal Society 10 Apr 2014 30 Sep 2015
Co-crystallisation of transcriptional repressors and synthetic oligonucleotides Royal Society 01 Apr 2012 31 Mar 2014
New Chemical Keys to unlock microbial antibiotics- URF (Supplemental) Royal Society 21 Nov 2011 30 Sep 2012
International travel grant- Chemistry and Health Royal Society 04 Jun 2011 10 Jun 2011
Elucidation of the Unusual Methylenomycin Biosynthetic Pathway in Streptomyces Coelicolor. BBSRC 01 Jul 2006 30 Jun 2009