Adam Crawshaw


Adam Crawshaw is a Beamline Scientist on VMXm. After completing his Ph.D. in structural biology at Newcastle University, Adam joined VMXm in May 2017 as a Postdoctoral Research Associate, becoming a Beamline Scientist in September 2021.

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  • Crawshaw AD, Beale EV, Warren AJ, Stallwood A, Duller G, Trincao J and Evans G. A sample preparation pipeline for microcrystals at the VMXm beamline. JoVE 2021 DOI: 10.3791/62306
  • Beale EV, Warren AJ, Trincao J, Beilsten-Edmands J, Crawshaw AD, Sutton G, Stuart D and Evans G. Scanning electron microscopy as a method for sample visualization in protein X-ray crystallography. IUCrJ. 2020;7(3) DOI:10.1107/S2052252520003875

  • Crawshaw AD, Baslé A and Salgado PS. A practical overview of molecular replacement: Clostridiodes difficile PilA1, a difficult case study. 2020;76:1-11 DOI:10.1107/S2059798320000467

  • Storm SLS, Crawshaw AD, Devenish NE, Bolton R, Hall DR, Tews I and Evans G. Measuring energy-dependent photoelectron escape in microcrystals. IUCrJ. 2020;7(1):129-135 DOI:10.1107/S2052252519016178

  • Tuck L.R., Altenbach K., Ang T.F., Crawshaw A.D., Campopiano D.J., Clarke D.J. and Marles-Wright J. Insight into Coenzyme A cofactor binding and the mechanisms of acyl-transfer in an acylating aldehyde dehydrogenase from Clostridium phytofermentans. Sci Rep. 2016 Feb 22;6:22108. DOI: 10.1038/srep22108
  • Serrano M., Crawshaw A.D., Dembek M., Monteiro J.M., Pereira F.C., Pinho M.G., Fairweather N.F., Salgado P.S. and Henriques A.O. The SpoIIQ-SpoIIIAH complex of Clostridium difficile controls forespore engulfment and late stages of gene expression and spore morphogensis. Mol Microbiol. 2016 Apr;100(1):204-28. DOI: 10.1111/mmi.13311
  • Warren A.J, Crawshaw A.D., Trincao J., Aller P., Alcock S., Nistea I., Salgado P.S. and Evans G. In vacuo X-ray data collection from graphene-wrapped protein crystals. Acta D Biol Crystallogr. 2015 Oct;71(Pt 10):2079-88. DOI: 10.1107/S1399004715014194
  • Crawshaw A.D., Serrano M., Stanley W.A., Henriques A.O. and Salgado P.S.. A mother cell-to-forespore channel: current understanding and future challenges. FEMS Microbiol Lett. 2014 Sep;358(2):129-36 DOI:10.1111/1574-6968.12554

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