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Department of Biochemistry profile

Dr Tom Harrop

PositionPostdoctoral Fellow
DepartmentDepartment of Biochemistry
QualificationsPhD
Research summaryAgriculture and sustainable development

Research

Postdoctoral Fellow working with Professor Peter Dearden

Publications

McCulloch, G. A., Foster, B. J., Dutoit, L., Harrop, T. W. R., Guhlin, J., Dearden, P. K., & Waters, J. M. (2020). Genomics reveals widespread ecological speciation in flightless insects. Systematic Biology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1093/sysbio/syaa094

Morgan, B. M., Brown, A. N., Deo, N., Harrop, T. W. R., Taiaroa, G., Mace, P. D., Wilbanks, S. M., Merriman, T. R., Williams, M. J. A., & McCormick, S. P. A. (2020). Nonsynonymous SNPs in LPA homologous to plasminogen deficiency mutants represent novel null apo(a) alleles. Journal of Lipid Research, 61, 432-444. doi: 10.1194/jlr.M094540

Harrop, T. W. R., Guhlin, J., McLaughlin, G. M., Permina, E., Stockwell, P., Gilligan, J., Le Lec, M. F., Gruber, M. A. M., … Lovegrove, M., … Dearden, P. K. (2020). High-quality assemblies for three invasive social wasps from the Vespula genus. Genes Genomes Genetics. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1534/g3.120.401579

Harrop, T. W. R., Le Lec, M. F., Jauregui, R., Taylor, S. E., Inwood, S. N., van Stijn, T., … Skelly, J., … Dearden, P. K. (2020). Genetic diversity in invasive populations of Argentine stem weevil associated with adaptation to biocontrol. Insects, 11(7), 441. doi: 10.3390/insects11070441

Lamichhane, R., Munro, F., Harrop, T. W. R., de la Harpe, S. M., Dearden, P. K., Vernall, A. J., McCall, J. L., & Ussher, J. E. (2020). Human liver-derived MAIT cells differ from blood MAIT cells in their metabolism and response to TCR-independent activation. European Journal of Immunology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1002/eji.202048830

Chapter in Book - Research

Cridge, A., Harrop, T., Lovegrove, M., Remnant, E., & Dearden, P. (2017). Nutrition and epigenetic change in insects: Evidence and implications. In H. Verlinden (Ed.), Advances in insect physiology (Vol. 53): Insect epigenetics. (pp. 31-54). London, UK: Academic Press. doi: 10.1016/bs.aiip.2017.06.001

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Journal - Research Article

McCulloch, G. A., Foster, B. J., Dutoit, L., Harrop, T. W. R., Guhlin, J., Dearden, P. K., & Waters, J. M. (2020). Genomics reveals widespread ecological speciation in flightless insects. Systematic Biology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1093/sysbio/syaa094

Lamichhane, R., Munro, F., Harrop, T. W. R., de la Harpe, S. M., Dearden, P. K., Vernall, A. J., McCall, J. L., & Ussher, J. E. (2020). Human liver-derived MAIT cells differ from blood MAIT cells in their metabolism and response to TCR-independent activation. European Journal of Immunology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1002/eji.202048830

Harrop, T. W. R., Le Lec, M. F., Jauregui, R., Taylor, S. E., Inwood, S. N., van Stijn, T., … Skelly, J., … Dearden, P. K. (2020). Genetic diversity in invasive populations of Argentine stem weevil associated with adaptation to biocontrol. Insects, 11(7), 441. doi: 10.3390/insects11070441

Harrop, T. W. R., Guhlin, J., McLaughlin, G. M., Permina, E., Stockwell, P., Gilligan, J., Le Lec, M. F., Gruber, M. A. M., … Lovegrove, M., … Dearden, P. K. (2020). High-quality assemblies for three invasive social wasps from the Vespula genus. Genes Genomes Genetics. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1534/g3.120.401579

Morgan, B. M., Brown, A. N., Deo, N., Harrop, T. W. R., Taiaroa, G., Mace, P. D., Wilbanks, S. M., Merriman, T. R., Williams, M. J. A., & McCormick, S. P. A. (2020). Nonsynonymous SNPs in LPA homologous to plasminogen deficiency mutants represent novel null apo(a) alleles. Journal of Lipid Research, 61, 432-444. doi: 10.1194/jlr.M094540

Lamichhane, R., Schneider, M., de la Harpe, S. M., Harrop, T. W. R., Hannaway, R. F., Dearden, P. K., Kirman, J. R., Tyndall, J. D. A., Vernall, A. J., & Ussher, J. E. (2019). TCR- or cytokine-activated CD8+ mucosal-associated invariant T cells are rapid polyfunctional effectors that can coordinate immune responses. Cell Reports, 28(12), 3061-3076.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2019.08.054

Harrop, T. W. R., Mantegazza, O., Luong, A. M., Béthune, K., Lorieux, M., Jouannic, S., & Adam, H. (2019). A set of AP2-like genes is associated with inflorescence branching and architecture in domesticated rice. Journal of Experimental Botany, 70(20), 5617-5629. doi: 10.1093/jxb/erz340

Harrop, T. W. R., Denecke, S., Yang, Y. T., Chan, J., Daborn, P. J., Perry, T., & Batterham, P. (2018). Evidence for activation of nitenpyram by a mitochondrial cytochrome P450 in Drosophila melanogaster. Pest Management Science, 74(7), 1616-1622. doi: 10.1002/ps.4852

Ta, K. N., Adam, H., Staedler, Y. M., Schönenberger, J., Harrop, T., Tregear, J., … Jouannic, S. (2017). Differences in meristem size and expression of branching genes are associated with variation in panicle phenotype in wild and domesticated African rice. EvoDevo, 8, 2. doi: 10.1186/s13227-017-0065-y

Harrop, T. W. R., Din, I. U., Gregis, V., Osnato, M., Jouannic, S., Adam, H., & Kater, M. M. (2016). Gene expression profiling of reproductive meristem types in early rice inflorescences by laser microdissection. Plant Journal, 86(1), 75-88. doi: 10.1111/tpj.13147

Harrop, T. W. R., Sztal, T., Lumb, C., Good, R. T., Daborn, P. J., Batterham, P., & Chung, H. (2014). Evolutionary changes in gene expression, coding sequence and copy-number at the Cyp6g1 locus contribute to resistance to multiple insecticides in Drosophila. PLoS ONE, 9(1), e84879. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0084879

Harrop, T. W. R., Pearce, S. L., Daborn, P. J., & Batterham, P. (2014). Whole-genome expression analysis in the third instar larval midgut of Drosophila melanogaster. Genes Genomes Genetics, 4(11), 2197-2205. doi: 10.1534/g3.114.013870

Daborn, P. J., Lumb, C., Harrop, T. W. R., Blasetti, A., Pasricha, S., Morin, S., … Batterham, P. (2012). Using Drosophila melanogaster to validate metabolism-based insecticide resistance from insect pests. Insect Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, 42(12), 918-924. doi: 10.1016/j.ibmb.2012.09.003

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Journal - Research Other

Guerrero, F. D., Bendele, K. G., Ghaffari, N., Guhlin, J., Gedye, K. R., Lawrence, K. E., Dearden, P. K., Harrop, T. W. R., … Tompkins, D. M. (2019). The Pacific Biosciences de novo assembled genome dataset from a parthenogenetic New Zealand wild population of the longhorned tick, Haemaphysalis longicornis Neumann, 1901 [Data article]. Data in Brief, 27, 104602. doi: 10.1016/j.dib.2019.104602

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