Dr Jackie Nugent

Biology

Lecturer
Omnibus Science Course Coordinator

Biosciences
B1.23
(01) 708 3857

Biography

I have been a lecturer in the Department of Biology, Maynooth University since 1995.  I received my PhD from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA in 1992.  I was a Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Genetics Department, John Innes Centre, Norwich UK, from 1992-1995. 

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
1994 'The Chloroplast and Mitochondrial DNAs of Arabidopsis thaliana: conventional genomes in an unconventional plant'
Palmer, J.D., Downie, S.R., Nugent, J.M., Brandt, P., Unseld, M., Klein, M., Brennicke, A., Schuster, W. and Borner, T (1994) 'The Chloroplast and Mitochondrial DNAs of Arabidopsis thaliana: conventional genomes in an unconventional plant' In: Arabidopsis. Cold Spring Harbor, New York: Cold Spring Harbor Press. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2009 'Evolution of flower shape in Plantago lanceolata'
Reardon, W., Fitzpatrick, D.A., Fares, M.A. & Nugent, J.M. (2009) 'Evolution of flower shape in Plantago lanceolata'. PLANT MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, 71 :241-250 [IR Link] [Details]
2005 'Producing human therapeutic proteins in plastids'
Nugent, J.M. and S.M Joyce.  (2005) 'Producing human therapeutic proteins in plastids'. Current Pharmaceutical Design, 11 :2459-2470 [Details]
2003 'Molecular and Phylogenetic Analysis Reveals Five, and Implies Many More, Independent Transfers of the Chloroplast Gene rbcL to the Mitochondrial Genome in Angiosperms'
Cummings, M.P., J.M. Nugent , Olmstead, R., and Palmer, J.D. (2003) 'Molecular and Phylogenetic Analysis Reveals Five, and Implies Many More, Independent Transfers of the Chloroplast Gene rbcL to the Mitochondrial Genome in Angiosperms'. Current Genetics, 43 :131-138 [IR Link] [Details]
1995 'Evolution of floral symmetry'
Coen, E.S., Nugent, J. M., Luo, D., Bradley, D., Cubas, P., Chadwick, M., Copsey, L., and Carpenter, R. (1995) 'Evolution of floral symmetry'. PHILOSOPHICAL TRANSACTIONS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF LOND, 350 :35-40 [IR Link] [Details]
1994 'Evolution of Flowers and Inflorescences'
Coen, E.S. and Nugent, J.M (1994) 'Evolution of Flowers and Inflorescences'. DEVELOPMENT, Suppl :107-116 [IR Link] [Details]
1993 'Characterisation of the Brassica campestris mitochondrial gene for subunit six of NADH dehydrogenase: nad6 is present in the mitochondrion of a wide range of flowering plants'
Nugent, J.M. and Palmer, J.D. (1993) 'Characterisation of the Brassica campestris mitochondrial gene for subunit six of NADH dehydrogenase: nad6 is present in the mitochondrion of a wide range of flowering plants'. Current Genetics, 23 :148-153 [Details]

Other Journals

  Year Publication
2000 'Edible Vaccines in Transgenic Plants'
Nugent, J.M (2000) 'Edible Vaccines in Transgenic Plants' Maynooth University Record, . [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
2001 11th Annual Antirrhinum Meeting.
W. Reardon (2001) 11th Annual Antirrhinum Meeting. Gargano, Italy , 05-FEB-01 - 05-JUN-01 [Details]
2001 11th Annual Antirrinum Meeting.
B. Henley (2001) 11th Annual Antirrinum Meeting. Gargano, Italy , 05-FEB-01 - 05-JUN-01 [Details]
2001 The Plastid Factory - 1st Annual Meeting.
M. McCabe (2001) The Plastid Factory - 1st Annual Meeting. Vico Equense, Italy , 01-MAY-01 - 01-JUN-01 [Details]
1899 The Plastid Factory - 3rd Project Management Committee Meeting.
M. McCabe (1899) The Plastid Factory - 3rd Project Management Committee Meeting. Lyon, France , 30-DEC-99 - 30-DEC-99 [Details]