Dr. Turlough Finan

What is the overall goal of your research program? 

To understand the genomic and molecular events that enable the bacterium Sinorhizobium meliloti to live in soil and form N2-fixing root nodules on alfalfa.


What would be one of your biggest research highlights?

Identification of genes and pathways that enable bacteria to survive in phosphate limiting conditions.


How can we find out more information about the research you do?

Search Finan T M on Pubmed or email finan@mcmaster.ca


What are your main interests outside of research?

Walking, hiking, pretending to golf.