Job: Professor of Biomolecular Technology
Faculty: Health and Life Sciences
School/department: School of Allied Health Sciences
Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH.
T: +44 (0)116 257 7843
Associate member of the Chemistry for Health Research Group
Click here for a full list of Adrian Slater's publications and outputs.|
Prof Slater has been involved with several research contracts with Dr Willmar Schwabe Pharmaceuticals for the development of DNA-based tests for medicinal plant authentication.
1st SupervisorSarah Williams - PhD student
Sukvinder Bhamra - PhD student
VITANGOMarie Curie IAPP award with Schwabe Pharmaceuticals with Dr C. Howard (2012).
PlantDASHA system for the molecular authentication of medicinal plants funded by the East Midlands Healthcare and Bioscience iNet Higher Education Collaboration Fund, with Dr C. Howard and Professor Anthony Brookes (Department of Genetics, Leicester University) (2011).
PlantIDA system for the identification of plant material by DNA profiling funded by the East Midlands Healthcare and Bioscience iNet Higher Education Collaboration Fund, with Dr M. R. Fowler and Dr N. W. Scott (DMU) and Dr E Graham (East Midlands Forensic Pathology Unit, Leicester University) (2009).
The Production of the Anticancer Drug, CamptothecinThe production of the anticancer drug, camptothecin, from Ophiorrhiza prostrate, aUKIERI Fellowship for Dr Martin Kottackal, with Professor J. Woolley and Dr R. Arroo (2008).
Sales of the Plant Biotechnology textbook (Oxford University Press 2008) by Slater, A., Scott, N.W. & Fowler, M. have reached a total 8,720 copies of the first edition and 3,140 for the second edition to 2010.
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