Associate Professor Colin Jenkins

Full Academic Status

College of Science and Engineering

place Health Sciences (305)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia
Following undergraduate and doctoral studies in the UK, A/Prof Jenkins moved to Australia and carried out Post-doctoral studies under the guidance of Dr MD Hatch in CSIRO Plant Industry, Canberra, and subsequently was employed in CSIRO Plant Industry in various projects until 2010 as Principal Resarch Scientist, before relocating to Flinders University in 2011, as an Associate Researcher with the Plant Science group in Biological Sciences
Ph.D. 1979, University of Wales, Aberystwyth
BSc (Hons) Biochemistry, University of Wales, Aberystwyth
Supervisory interests
Genetically modified plants
Plant metabolism and stress
Regulation of organic acid metabolism in plants
Respiration in plant growth
Higher degree by research supervision
Associate supervisor: Plant sucrose transport, metabolism, and nutrition (1), Plant oxidative stress and mitochondria (4)