Mr Richard Webb

Senior Laboratory Manager

Centre for Microscopy and Microanalysis
Faculty of Science
+61 7 334 63959



  • Bachelor of Science (Honours), The University of Queensland


  • Kopittke, Peter M., Moore, Katie L., Lombi, Enzo, Gianoncelli, Alessandra, Ferguson, Brett J., Blamey, F. Pax C., Menzies, Neal W., Nicholson, Timothy M., McKenna, Brigid A., Wang, Peng, Gresshoff, Peter M., Kourousias, George, Webb, Richard I., Green, Kathryn and Tollenaere, Alina (2015) Identification of the primary lesion of toxic aluminum in plant roots. Plant Physiology, 167 4: 1402-1411. doi:10.1104/pp.114.253229

  • Sagulenko, Evgeny, Morgan, Garry P., Webb, Richard I., Yee, Benjamin, Lee, Kuo-Chang and Fuerst, John A. (2014) Structural studies of Planctomycete Gemmata obscuriglobus support cell compartmentalisation in a bacterium. PLoS One, 9 3: e91344.1-e91344.8. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0091344

  • Paungfoo-Lonhienne, Chanyarat, Lonhienne, Thierry G. A., Yeoh, Yun Kit, Webb, Richard I., Lakshmanan, Prakash, Chan, Cheong Xin, Lim, Phaik-Eem, Ragan, Mark A., Schmidt, Susanne and Hugenholtz, Philip (2014) A new species of Burkholderia isolated from sugarcane roots promotes plant growth. Microbial Biotechnology, 7 2: 142-154. doi:10.1111/1751-7915.12105

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Book Chapter

  • Fuerst, John A., Webb, Richard I. and Sagulenko, Evgeny (2013). Cell compartmentalization and endocytosis in planctomycetes: structure and function in complex bacteria. In John A. Fuerst (Ed.), Planctomycetes: Cell Structure, Origins and Biology (pp. 39-75) New York, NY, United States: Springer New York. doi:10.1007/978-1-62703-502-6

  • Paungfoo-Lonhienne, Chanyarat, Schmidt, Susanne, Webb, Richard I. and Lonhienne, Thierry G. A. (2013). Rhizophagy-a new dimension of plant-microbe interactions. In Frans J. de Bruijn (Ed.), Molecular Microbial Ecology of the Rhizosphere (pp. 1199-1207) Hoboken, NJ United States: Wiley-Blackwell. doi:10.1002/9781118297674.ch115

  • Schieber, Nicole L., Nixon, Susan J., Webb, Richard I., Oorschot, Viola M. J. and Parton, Robert G. (2010). Modern approaches for ultrastructural analysis of the zebrafish embryo. In Thomas Müller-Reichert, Leslie Wilson and Paul Matsudaira (Ed.), Electron microscopy of model systems (pp. 425-442) Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Academic Press. doi:10.1016/S0091-679X(10)96018-4

  • Fuerst, J A, Webb, R I, van Niftrik, L., Jetten, M. S. and Strous, M. (2006). Anammoxosomes of anaerobic ammonium-oxidizing planctomycetes. In JM Shively (Ed.), Complex Intracellular Structures in Prokaryotes 1st ed. (pp. 259-283) Germany: Springer.

  • Sorokin, D.Y., Rainey, F.A., Webb, R. I. and Fuerst, J. A. (2005). Genus XXV: Sulfitobacter. In Brenner, D. J, Krieg, N.R. and Staley and J.T. (Ed.), Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology 2 ed. (pp. 224-228) New York, USA: Springer Science & Business Media, Inc..

  • Uwins, P. J., Taylor, A. and Webb, R. I. (2000). Nannobacteria, fiction or fact?. In M. Glikson and M. Masterlerz (Ed.), Organic Matter and Mineralisation: Thermal Alternation, Hydrocarbon Generation and Role in Metallogenesis (pp. 421-444) Lancaster, UK: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

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PhD and MPhil Supervision

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