Dr Mark Clements
Senior Lecturer in Biosciences / Director of Undergraduate Studies
Geoffrey Pope 217
Geoffrey Pope Building, University of Exeter , Stocker Road, Exeter, EX4 4QD, UK
I have broad research interests the areas of molecular microbiology, cell biology and science education. My wider responsibilities within the department include Director of Undergraduate Studies.
BSc Applied Biological Sciences, University of the West of England
PhD Molecular Microbiology, University of Sheffield
PG Cert Higher Education, University of Westminster
Career to date:
2021 - present Associate Lecturer in Biosciences
2018 - 2019 Director of Learning, Teaching and Student Experience, Middlesex University
2016 - 2018 Director of Education/Chair in Science Education, University of Lincoln
2014 - 2016 Faculty Director of Learning & Teaching, University of Westminster
2005 - 2014 Senior Lecturer in Biotechnology, University of Westminster
2000 - 2005 Senior Research Fellow, University College London
1998 - 2000 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Karolinska Institute, Sweden
1995 - 1998 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Sheffield
Research group links
I have broad research interests in the fields of molecular microbiology, cell biology and science education.
Previous research projects include:
Mechanisms of spore germination in Bacillus cereus
Starvation survival responses of Staphylococcus aureus
Identificiation of a novel global regulator of Salmonella virulence
Development of lentiviral vectors for the manipulation of human stem cells
Mechanism of human mesenchymal stem cell differentation
I also have interests in pedagogic research exploring technology enhanced learning and creativity in science education.
I am the Director of Undergraduate Studies for Biosciences, and am co-convenor for BIO1337 Microbiology. I also teach on BIO2071 Fundamental Principles for Bioscientists.