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Dr. Stephen Dolan


I am a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Cambridge focused on microbial biochemistry and infection biology. I have a keen interest in both the mechanistic and regulatory aspects of virulence in opportunistic human pathogens.

Departments and Institutes

Department of Biochemistry:

Research Interests

Infection Biology, Biomarkers, Systems Biology, Metabolic Engineering

Key Publications

Dolan S.K, Bock, T., Hering, V., Jones, G.W, Blankenfeldt W., Doyle S. (2017) Structural, mechanistic and functional insight into gliotoxin bis-thiomethylation in Aspergillus fumigatus. Open Biology. doi: 10.1098/rsob.160292


Doyle, S., Jones, G.W, and Dolan S.K*. (2017) Dysregulated gliotoxin biosynthesis attenuates the production of unrelated metabolites in Aspergillus fumigatus. Fungal Biology. doi: 10.1016/j.funbio.2017.12.007.


Dolan, S. K., Owens, R. A., O’Keeffe, G., Hammel, S., Fitzpatrick, D. A, Jones, G. W., and Doyle, S. (2014) Regulation of Nonribosomal Peptide Synthesis: bis-Thiomethylation Attenuates Gliotoxin Biosynthesis in Aspergillus fumigatus. Cell Chemistry and Biology. 21, 999–1012. doi:10.1016/j.chembiol.2014.07.006

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