Dr David Studholme
Associate Professor in Bioinformatics

External responsibilities

Administrative responsibilities

Committee/panel activities

  • 2010-2014. Member of advisory board for BBSRC grant BB/I00016X/1 (held by Prof. V. Moulton, Computing Sciences, University of East Anglia).
  • External member of a Promotion panel for the James Hutton Institute.
  • 2013-2014. External examiner for MSc in Computational Biology at the University of East Anglia.

Editorial responsibilities


Invited lectures

  • 8th December 2016. Warwick Crop Centre seminar, University of Warwick.UK.
  • 1st May 2014. "Tales of genome sequencing & infectious disease". Pathogenic microbes sequencing workshop organised by LGC and the Great Ormond Street Hospital. Teddington, UK.
  • 6th November 2013. Tackling the plant destroyers: genomic variation in Phytophthora species'. NextGenBUG NextGen Bioinformatics User Group. University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK.
  • 16th September 2013. Comparative genomics of emerging Phytophthora species. Protecting our woodlands: tackling tree pests and diseases. University of Reading, UK.
  • 5th September 2013. Tracking spread of bacterial pathogens. Cream Teas and Bioinformatics, University of Exeter, UK.
  • 21st April 2013. Bioinformatics considerations in studies of microbial communities using 16S rDNA. LGC, London.
  • 27th March 2013. Comparative genomics of mushroom-pathogenic pseudomonads. Society of General Microbiology (SGM) meeting, Harrogate, UK.
  • 6th December 2012. International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Trieste, Italy. ICGEB website
  • 30th November 2012. Centre for Plant Biotechnology and Genomics, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Madrid, Spain. CBAP website
  • 20th September 2012. LWEC Collaboration on Tree Health. London, UK. View the presentation LWEC website
  • 3rd November 2010. Research seminar. University of the West of England, Bristol, UK.
  • 1st November 2010. Home Office and BBSRC Genomics Conference. Home Office, London, UK.
  • 1st - 3rd September 2010. 8th International Conference on Pseudomonas syringae and related pathogens. Oxford University, Oxford, UK.
  • 21-23 July 2009 International Workshop on Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) Data Analysis ICRISAT, Hyderabad, AP, India.
  • March 2009 Society of General Microbiology (SGM) meeting, Harrogate, UK.
  • 12 November 2007 RIKEN Yokohama Institute Japan.


Media Coverage

Metabolite markers of resistance to ash dieback

Genomics of tree diseases

  • Television interview on BBC 1 South West on 12th April 2013.
  • Radio interview on BBC Cornwall on 12th April 2013.

E. coli outbreak

Bleeding canker disease of horse chestnuts

Workshops/Conferences organised

  • 7th September 2016. Co-chaired session "Dynamic evolution and adaption of fungi" at Focused Meeting is being jointly hosted by the Microbiology Society and the British Mycological Society entitled "The dynamic fungus".

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