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Tom Shepherd

Environmental and Biochemical Sciences
Environmental and Biochemical Sciences
Research Scientist
Tom.Shepherd@hutton.ac.uk
+44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)

The James Hutton Institute
Invergowrie
Dundee DD2 5DA
Scotland UK

 

Current research interests

  • Development of GC-MS based metabolic profiling methodologies.
  • Application of metabolic profiling to study phytochemical diversity in potato germplasm collections.

Past research

  • Application of metabolic profiling to study unintended effects and substantial equivalence in genetically-modified potato (SCRI, 2001-2004).

Bibliography

  • Shepherd, T. (2017) Wax pathways., In: Thomas, W.T.B., Murray, B.G. & Murphy, D.J. (eds.). Encyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences, Academic Press, Waltham MA, 2nd edition, Volume 2, pp399-418.
  • Dobson, G.; Shepherd, T.; Marshall, R.; Verrall, S.R.; Conner, S.; Griffiths, D.W.; McNicol, J.W.; Stewart, D.; Davies, H.V. (2007) Application of metabolite and flavour volatile profiling to studies of biodiversity in Solanum species., In: Nikolau, B.L. & Wurtele, E.S. (eds.). Concepts in Plant Metabolomics. Springer, Dordrecht, 259-268. ISBN: 978-1-4020-5607-9
  • Shepherd, T.; Dobson, G.; Marshall, R.; Verrall, S.R.; Conner, S.; Griffiths, D.W.; Stewart, D.; Davies, H.V. (2007) Profiling of metabolites and volatile flavour compounds from Solanum species using gas chromatography-mass spectrometry., In: Nikolau, B.L. & Wurtele, E.S. (eds.). Concepts in Plant Metabolomics. Springer, Dordrecht, 208-219. ISBN: 978-1-4020-5607-9
  • Shepherd, T. (2003) Wax pathways., In: Thomas, W.T.B., Murphy, D.J. & Murray, B.G. (eds.). Encyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences. Academic Press, pp1204-1225.
  • Shepherd, T. (1996) Quality procedures - standard operating procedures., SCRI Quality Manual Volume 2 (Suppl), 204pp.
  • Shepherd, T. (1996) Quality procedures., SCRI Quality Manual Volume 2, 73pp.
  • Shepherd, T. (1994) The microchemistry of plant/microorganism interactions., In: Ecology of Plant Pathogens (eds. J.P. Blackeman and B. Williamson). CAB International, Oxford, pp39-62.

  • Foito, A.; Byrne, S.L.; Shepherd, T.; Barth, S.; Stewart, D. (2011) The impact of climate change on grasses: ryegrass and drought tolerance., Annual Report of the Scottish Crop Research Institute for 2010, pp13-14.
  • Birch, A.N.E.; Shepherd, T. (2010) Integrated pest and disease management for high quality raspberry production., Defra Horticulture LINK Annual Report, 85pp.
  • Shepherd, T.; Birch, AN.E. (2010) Fooling the bugs - using plant volatiles as chemo-attractants in integrated pest management schemes., Annual Report of the Scottish Crop Research Institute for 2009, pp41-42.
  • McNicol, J.W.; Verrall, S.R.; Shepherd, T.; Dobson, G.; Griffiths, D.W.; Ramsay, G.; Davies, H.V.; Stewart, D. (2006) Statistical analysis of metabolomic data., Annual Report of the Scottish Crop Research Institute for 2006, pp54-55.
  • Shepherd, T.; Robertson, G.W.; Griffiths, D.W.; Birch, AN.E. (2000) Plants and aphids: the chemical ecology of infestation., Annual Report of the Scottish Crop Research Institute for 1999/2000
  • Robertson, G.W.; Shepherd, T.; Griffiths, D.W. (1999) The use of gas chromatography-mass spectrometry in the study of plant and insect defence compounds., Annual Report of the Scottish Crop Research Institute for 1998/99, pp125-127.
  • Shepherd, T. (1997) Laboratory accreditation., Annual Report of the Scottish Crop Research Institute for 1996/97, pp136-139.
  • Shepherd, T. (1996) Plant leaf surface waxes., Annual Report of the Scottish Crop Research Institute for 1995, pp101-105.

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The James Hutton Research Institute is the result of the merger in April 2011 of MLURI and SCRI. This merger formed a new powerhouse for research into food, land use, and climate change.