!!!John Allan Downie
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__Present and Previous Positions__
*2015 - present  Emeritus Fellow, Department of Molecular Microbiology John Innes Centre
*2001 - 2015  Department of Molecular Microbiology, John Innes Centre, Norwich   (2005 Individual Merit Promotion)
*2007 - 2012  Chair of Faculty, and Member of Management Board John Innes   Centre
*1988 - 2001  Department of Genetics, John Innes Centre, Norwich (1988  Principal Scientific Officer; 1990 Individual Merit)
*1986 - 1988  Division of Plant Industry, CSIRO, Canberra, Australia (Principal Scientist)
*1981 - 1986  Department of Genetics, John Innes Institute, Norwich (1981 Senior Scientific Officer; 1984 Principal Scientific Officer)
*1976 - 1981  Department of Biochemistry, John Curtin School of Medical Research, Australian National University, Canberra
*1974 - 1976 Department of Radiation Biology and Biophysics, University of Rochester, New York (Postdoctoral fellow, UK funded)
*1971 - 1974 Department of Biochemistry, University of Dundee, UK (Ph.D student)
*1967 - 1971 Department of Microbiology, University of Strathclyde, UK (Undergraduate student, B.Sc. First Class Honours)
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__Fields of Scholarship__
* Rhizobium genetics and biochemistry
* Quorum-sensing regulation
* Rhizobial  biofilms
* Legume molecular genetics
* Symbiotic nitrogen fixation
* Calcium-mediated signaling in legume nodulation
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__Honours and Awards__
*1986 New Zealand Microbiology Society; Overseas Prize Lecturer
*1990 Individual Merit award BBSRC
*1992 D.Sc. awarded by University of Dundee: 
*1995 Stapleton Lecture: Institute of Grasslands and Environmental Research, Aberystwyth
*1998 Honorary Professor, School of Biological Sciences, University of East Anglia
*2005 Individual Merit award (Band 2) BBSRC
*2007 Russell Lecture: Rothamsted Research, Harpenden
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