Professor Matthew Tucker

Professor Matthew Tucker
 Position Interim Director, Waite Research Institute
 Org Unit Agricultural Science
 Email matthew.tucker@adelaide.edu.au
 Telephone +61 8 8313 9241
 Location Floor/Room 2.25 ,  Plant Research Centre ,   Waite
  • Awards & Achievements

    2023-present Interim Director, Waite Research Institute, University of Adelaide, Australia 

    2019-2023 Deputy Director, Waite Research Institute, University of Adelaide, Australia 

    2014-2018 ARC Future Fellow, School of Agriculture, Food and Wine, University of Adelaide, Australia 

    2011-2014 Senior Research Fellow, ARC Centre of Excellence in Plant Cell Walls, University of Adelaide, Australia

    2008-2011 Research Fellow, CSIRO Plant Industry, Australia

    2006-2008 Junior Group Leader, University of Freiburg, Germany

    2004-2006 EMBO Long Term Post-doctoral Fellow, University of Freiburg, Germany

    1999-2003 Inaugural Premier's Scholarship for Biotechnology, University of Adelaide, Australia

  • Teaching Interests

    Undergraduate Courses

     

    PLANT SC 2510WT - Foundations in Plant Science II - Waite Campus - Semester 1 (Joint course coordinator)

    GENETICS 3211 - Gene Expression & Human & Developmental Genetics III - North Terrace Campus - Semester 2

    PLANT SC 3515WT - Plant Biotechnology III - Waite Campus - Semester 2

     

    Current PhD Students

    Simon Michelmore (UA/SARDI)

    Juju Al-Jabiry (UA)

    Jack Kelly (UA)

    Yuanlin Qi (UA)

    Reyhaneh Ebrahimi Khaksefidi (UA)

    Dominic Lyford (UA)

    Ling Xu (UA)

    Hien Minh (Jean) Vu (UA)

    Ryan Edwards (UA)

    Ben Kuraya (UA)

    Yoshi Silva (UA)

     

    Current Honours Students

    Ethan Dight (UA)

     

    Completed PhD Students

    Sara Pinto (Uni Porto)

    Dayton Bird (UA)

    Ghazwan Karem (UA)

    Kara Ann Levin (UA)

    Haoyu (Mia) Lou (UA/UoN)

    Cindy Callens (UoN/UA)

    Caterina Selva (UA)

    Sarah Moss (CSIRO/UA)

    Jana Phan (UA/PCW)

    Matthew Aubert (UA)

    Laura Wilkinson (UA)

    Guillermo Garcia (JHI/PCW)

    Sonia Bosca (Uni Freiburg)

    Annika Hinze (Uni Freiburg)

     

    Completed Honours/Diplom/Masters Students

    Andrew Gilmore (UA)

    Brendan Kupke (UA/SARDI)

    Danielle McBride (UA)

    Ryan Edwards (UA)

    Nicholas Schnell (UA)

    Daniel McKay (UA/PEB)

    Sara Pinto (Uni Porto)

    Dayton Bird (UA)

    Weng Herng Leong (UA)

    Sandy (Shi) Khor (UA)

    Matthew Aubert (UA)

    Grance Ang (UA)

    Chao Ma (UA)

    George Mondoh (UA)

    Basheer Jasim (UA)

    Jessika Pan (UA)

    Anna Holt (Uni Freiburg)

  • Research Interests