Higher Degree by Research Candidate
School of Agriculture, Food and Wine
Faculty of Sciences
Tom is a current PhD student in the Wine Microbiology and Microbial Biotechnology Lab under supervision of Professor Vladimir Jiranek and Doctor Michelle Walker. Tom's project involves utilising CRISPR/Cas9 to enhance industrial wine yeast strains.
Awards and Achievements
Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount 2017 Scholarship Wine Australia (AGWA) PhD Scholarship — — — 2015 Scholarship Coopers Brewery LTD. / Playford Trust Honours Scholarship — — —
Date Institution name Country Title 2015 University of Adelaide Australia Honours Degree of Bachelor of Science 2012 - 2014 University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Science (Biotechnology)
Year Citation 2019 Tondini, F., Lang, T., Chen, L., Herderich, M., & Jiranek, V. (2019). Linking gene expression and oenological traits: Comparison between Torulaspora delbrueckii and Saccharomyces cerevisiae strains. International Journal of Food Microbiology, 294, 42-49.
2018 Peter, J., Watson, T., Walker, M., Gardner, J., Lang, T., Borneman, A., . . . Jiranek, V. (2018). Use of a wine yeast deletion collection reveals genes that influence fermentation performance under low nitrogen conditions.. FEMS yeast research, 18(3), 11 pages.
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