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Peer Reviewed Scientific Publications

2014

Viegelmann, C., Margassery, L.M., Kennedy, J., Zhang, T., O’Brien, C., O’Gara, F., Morrissey, J. P., Dobson, A.D.W., Edrada-Ebel, RA., (2014), Metabolomic Profiling and Genomic Study of a Marine Sponge-Associated Streptomyces sp., Marine Drugs, 12 (6), p.3323-3351 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4071579/ DOI: 10.3390/md12063323

Kennedy, J., Margassery, L.M., O'Leary, N.D., O’Gara, F., Morrissey, J. P., Dobson, A.D.W., (2014), Aquimarina amphilectae sp. nov., isolated from the sponge Amphilectus fucorum, International Journal of  Systematics and Evolutionary Microbiology, 64(Pt 2), p.501-505 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24108324 DOI: 10.1099/ijs.0.049650-0

2013

Johnson, M.P., White, M., Wilson, A., Würzberg, L., Schwabe, E., Folch, H., Allcock, A.L., (2013), A Vertical Wall Dominated by Acesta excavata and Neopycnodonte zibrowii, Part of an Undersampled Group of Deep-Sea Habitats, PLoS ONE, 8(11), e79917 http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0079917  doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0079917

Megaw, JA., Busetti, A., Gilmore, B.F., (2013) Isolation and Characterisation of 1-Alkyl-3-Methylimidazolium Chloride Ionic Liquid Tolerant and Biodegrading Marine Bacteria, PLoS ONE, 8(4), e60806       http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0060806               DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0060806.

Rae, M., Folch, H., Moniz, M.B.J., Wolff, C.W., McCormack, G.P., Rindi, F., Johnson, M.P., (2012) Marine Bioactivity in Irish Waters, Phytochemistry Reviews, 12(3) p. 555-565 http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11101-012-9227-7, DOI: 10.1007/s11101-012-9227-7

2012

Fee, K.M., Dunne, N.J., Walker, G.M. & Buchanan, F.J., (2012), Hydrothermal Synthesis of Coccolith-Rich Chalk to Hydroxyapatite, International Journal of Nano and Biomaterials, 4(2), p.81-95 http://inderscience.metapress.com/content/v36vm65937853212/  DOI: 10.1504/IJNBM.2012.050309

Flemer B., Kennedy, J., Margassery, L.M., Morrissey, J.P., O’Gara, F., Dobson, A.D.W., 2012, Diversity and Antimicrobial Activities of Microbes from Two Irish Marine Sponges, Suberites carnosus and Leucosolenia sp., Journal of Applied Microbiology, 112(2), p.289–301 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22129274 DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2672.2011.05211.x

Jackson, S.A., Kennedy, J., Morrissey, J.P., O’Gara, F. and Dobson, A.D.W., (2012), Pyrosequencing Reveals Diverse and Distinct Sponge-Specific Microbial Communities in Sponges from a Single Geographical Location in Irish Waters, Microbial Ecology, 64(1), p.105-116 http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00248-011-0002-x DOI: 10.1007/s00248-011-0002-x

Jonker, JL., von Byern, J., Flammang, P., Klepal, W., Power, AM., (2012), Unusual Adhesive Production System in the Barnacle Lepas Anatifera: An Ultrastructural and Histochemical Investigation, Journal of Morphology, 273(12), p.1377-1391 http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jmor.20067/abstract;jsessionid=E0A81F13A2A4833E7BEA60B76EF99757.f03t04 DOI: 10.1002/jmor.20067

Margassery, L.M., Kennedy, J., O’Gara, F., Dobson, A.D.W., Morrissey, J.P., (2012), A High-Throughput Screen to Identify Novel Calcineurin Inhibitors, Journal of Microbiological Methods, 88(1), p. 63–66 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22056231 DOI: 10.1016/j.mimet.2011.10.012

Margassery, L.M., Kennedy, J., O’Gara, F., Dobson, A.D.W., Morrissey, J.P., (2012), Diversity and Antibacterial Activity of Bacteria Isolated from the Coastal Marine Sponges Amphilectus fucorum and Eurypon major, Letters in Applied Microbiology, 55(1), p.2–8 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22519438 DOI: 10.1111/j.1472-765X.2012.03256.x

Moniz, M.B.J., Rindi, F., Guiry, M.D., (2012) Phylogeny and Taxonomy of Prasiolales (Trebouxiophyceae, Chlorophyta) from Tasmania, Including Rosenvingiella tasmanica sp. nov, Phycologia, 51(1), p.86-97 http://www.phycologia.org/doi/abs/10.2216/10-103.1 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2216/10-103.1

2011

Clarke, S.A., Walsh, P.J., Maggs, C.A., Buchanan, F., (2011), Designs from the Deep: Marine Organisms for Bone Tissue Engineering, Biotechnology Advances, 29(6), p.610-617 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21527337 DOI: 10.1016/j.biotechadv.2011.04.003

Morrow, C.C., Picton, B.E., Erpenbeck, D., Boury-Esnault, N., Maggs, C.A., Allcock, A.L. Congruence Between Nuclear and Mitochondrial Genes in Demospongiae: A New Hypothesis for Relationships within the G4 Clade(Porifera: Demospongiae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 62(1), p.174-190 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1055790311004064 doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2011.09.016

O’Halloran, J.A, Barbosa, T.M., Morrissey, J.P., Kennedy, J., O’Gara, F., Dobson, A.D.W., (2011) Diversity and Antimicrobial Activity of Pseudovibrio spp. from Irish Marine Sponges,  Journal of Applied Microbiology, 110(6),  p.1495-1508 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21435124 DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2672.2011.05008.x

Phelan R.W., Clarke C., Morrissey J.P., Dobson A.D.W., O'Gara F., Barbosa T.M., (2011) Tetracycline Resistance-Encoding Plasmid from Bacillus sp. Strain #24 Isolated from the Marine Sponge Haliclona simulans. Applied Environmental Microbiology, 77(1), p.327-9. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3019722/ DOI: 10.1128/AEM.01239-10

2010

Baker, P.W., Kennedy, J., Morrissey, J.P., O'Gara, F., Dobson, A.D.W., Marchesi, J.R., (2010),  Endoglucanase Activities and Growth of Marine-Derived Fungi Isolated from the Sponge Haliclona simulans, Journal of Applied Microbiology, 108(5), p.1668-75 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19840179 DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2672.2009.04563.x

Chin, J.P., Megaw, J., Magill, C.L., Nowotarski, K., Williams, J.P., Bhaganna, P., Linton, M., Patterson, M.F, Underwood, G.J.C., Mswaka, A.Y., Hallsworth, J.E., (2010), Solutes Determine the Temperature Windows for Microbial Survival and Growth, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 107(17), p.7835-7840 http://www.pnas.org/content/107/17/7835.full DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1000557107

Kennedy, J., Flemer, B., Jackson, S.A., Lejon, D.P., Morrissey, J.P., O'Gara, F., Dobson, A.D.W., (2010), Marine Metagenomics: New Tools for the Study and Exploitation of Marine Microbial Metabolism,  Marine Drugs, 8(3), p.608-28 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2857354/ DOI: 10.3390/md8030608

Rindi, F., (2010) Reproduction and Life History of the Green Alga Prasiola linearis Jao (Trebouxiophyceae, Chlorophyta). Botanica Marina, 53, p.1-7. file:///C:/Users/3048979/Downloads/Rindi%202010%20-%20Bot%20Mar.pdf DOI: 10.1515/BOT.2010.002

2009

Baker, P.W., Kennedy, J., Dobson, A.D.W., Marchesi, J.R., (2009), Phylogenetic Diversity and Antimicrobial Activities of Fungi Associated with Haliclona simulans Isolated from Irish Coastal Waters, Marine Biotechnology, 11(4), p.540-7. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10126-008-9169-7 DOI: 10.1007/s10126-008-9169-7

Busetti, A., Crawford, D.E., Earle, M.J., Gilea, M., Gilmore, B.F.*, Gorman, S.P., Laverty, G., Lowry, A.F., McLaughlin, M., Seddon, K.R. (2009) Antimicrobial and antibiofilm activities of 1-alkylquinolinium bromide ionic liquids, Green Chemistry, 12(3), p.420-425. http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/gc/2010/b919872e#!divAbstract  DOI:10.1039/B919872E

Kennedy, J., Baker, P., Piper, C., Cotter, P.D., Walsh, M., Mooij, M.J., Bourke, M.B., Rea, M.C., O'Connor, P.M., Ross, R.P., Hill, C., O'Gara, F., Marchesi, J.R., Dobson, A.D.W., (2009), Isolation and Analysis of Bacteria with Antimicrobial Activities from the Marine Sponge Haliclona Simulans Collected from Irish Waters, Marine Biotechnology, 11(3), p.384-96. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18953608  DOI: 10.1007/s10126-008-9154-1.

2008

Kennedy, J., Marchesi, J.R., Dobson, A.D.W., (2008), Marine metagenomics: strategies for the discovery of novel enzymes with biotechnological applications from marine environments, Microbial Cell Factories, 7(27) http://www.microbialcellfactories.com/content/7/1/27 DOI: 10.1186/1475-2859-7-27

Kennedy, J., Codling, C.E., Jones, B.V., Dobson, A.D.W., Marchesi, J.R., (2008), Diversity of Microbes Associated with the Marine Sponge, Haliclona simulans, Isolated from Irish Waters and identification of Polyketide Synthase Genes from the Sponge Metagenome, Environmental Microbiology, 10(7), p.1888-902 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18430018  DOI:10.1111/j.1462-2920.2008.01614.x.

Kennedy, J., Marchesi, J.R., Dobson, A.D.W., (2007), Metagenomic Approaches to Exploit the Biotechnological Potential of the Microbial Consorita of Marine Sponges,  Applied Microbiology & Biotechnology, 75(1), p.11-20 http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00253-007-0875-2  DOI: 10.1007/s00253-007-0875-2

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Book Chapter

Jackson, S.A., Kennedy, J., Margassery, L.M., Burkhardt, F., O’Leary, N., Morrissey, J.P., O’Gara, F. and Dobson, A.D.W., (2014), Marine Sponges – Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Springer Handbook of Marine Biotechnology, Springer, Berlin, ISBN: 978-3-642539-70-1

Kennedy, J, Margassery, L.M, Morrissey, J.P, O’Gara, F., Dobson, A.D.W, (2013), Metagenomic strategies for the discovery of novel enzymeswith biotechnological application from marine ecosystems, Marine Enzymes for Biocatalysis - Sources, Biocatalytic Characteristics and Bioprocesses of Marine Enzymes, Woodhead Publishing Series in Biomedicine, Cambridge UK, ISBN: 978-1-907568-80-0

Gilmore, B.F. & Gorman, S.P., (2011) Antimicrobial Devices, Russell, Hugo & Ayliffe's Principles and Practice of Disinfection, Preservation & Sterilization, Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, UK, ISBN: 978-1-118425-87-9

Lejon, D.P.H., Kennedy, J., and Dobson, A.D.W., (2011), Identification of Novel Bioactive Compounds from the Metagenome of the Marine Sponge Haliclona simulansHandbook of Molecular Microbial Ecology II: Metagenomics in Different Habitats. Editor: Frans J. de Bruijn, Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, UK, ISBN: 978-0-470647-19-6

Power A.M., Klepal, W., Zheden, V., Jonker, J., McEvilly, P. and von Byern, J., (2010), Mechanisms of Adhesion in Adult Barnacles, Adhesion Phenomena in Nature, Eds. von Byern/Grunwald, Springer Wien, New York, ISBN 978-3-709101-41-4



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Published Abstracts

Busetti, A & Gilmore BF (2010) Marine-derived bacteria: a source of quorum sensing inhibitors. Journal of Pharmacy & Pharmacology 62(10) 1390-1391.

Busetti, A & Gilmore BF (2010) Investigating the biotechnological potential of marine bacteria. Journal of Pharmacy & Pharmacology 62(10) 1387-1388.

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Presentations/Posters

2014

Walsh, P.J. & Clarke, S.A., Marine inspired biosilica-filled hydrogels for hard tissue repair, 26th European Society Conference for Biomaterials, Liverpool, Sept. 2014 (Oral Presentation)

Rae,M., Detecting Quorum Sensing Compounds using Thin-Layer Chromatography, International Symposium of Thin-Layer Chromatography (HPTLC 2014), Cenre de Congrès, Lyon, France, 2-4 July 2014 (Poster) http://www.hptlc.com/programs_lyon2014.html

Rae,M., Troubleshooting Vibrio fischeri bioassay for crude marine extracts, International Symposium of Thin-Layer Chromatography (HPTLC 2014), Cenre de Congrès, Lyon, France, 2-4 July 2014 (Poster) http://www.hptlc.com/programs_lyon2014.html

Rae,M., The Search for Bioactivity in Marine Algae in Irish Waters, Annual meeting of the British Phycological Society (BPS), 25-26 June 2014, (Oral Presentation)

2013

Rae, M., Snapshot of Beaufort Marine Biodiscovery, IT-IE Marine Biotech Summit 2013, NUI-Galway, Dec 2013 (Oral Presentation)

Megaw, JA., Investigating Halophilic Microorganisms as a Source of Novel Antibiotics, UK PharmSci 2013, Sept 2013, Edinburgh UK, (Poster)

Megaw, JA., Halophilic Microorganisms as a Source of Novel Antibiofilm Compounds, Eurobiofilms 2013, Sept 2013, Ghent Belgium, (Poster)

Fee, K.M., Dunne, N.J., Walker, G.M., Buchanan, F.J., Effect of Particulate Filler Manipulation on the Release Profile of Calcium from Bioresorbable Composites, 25th European Society Conference for Biomaterials, Madrid Spain, Sept. 2013 (Oral Presentation)

Rae, M., Beaufort Marine Biodiscovery Research, Sea to Shelf, University of Ulster, Coleraine, 24-25 July 2013 (Poster)

Rae, M., Marine Bioactivity in Irish Waters, Open Innovation, Shannon ABC  Tralee, 25-26 March 2013, (Poster)

Clarke, S.A., Marine Derived Materials for Bone Tissue Engineering and Bone Repair, Bioactives and Human Health – Applications and Future Directions. University of Ulster Workshop Jul 2013 (Oral Presentation)

Megaw, JA., Investigation of antimicrobial production and resistance among halophiles isolated from a Triassic salt mine in Northern Ireland, Halophiles, June 2013, Connecticut USA (Oral Presentation)

Fee, K.M., Dunne, N.J., Walker, G.M, Buchanan. F.J., Evaluation of Calcium Release from Bioresorbable Composites using Accelerated Degradation Techniques, 19th Bioengineering in Ireland, Dublin, Jan 2013 (Oral Presentation -  Awarded 1st Prize in Biomaterials Section)

2012

Rae, M., Marine Biodiscovery Research in Irish Waters, Ryan Institute Launch, NUI-Galway, Nov 2012 (Poster)

Margassery, L.M., Genome mining of a Marine Streptomyces strain to identify novel bioactive molecules, FEMS and SGM (Irish division) Meeting, University College, Cork, Nov 2012 (Oral Presentation)

Rae, M., Beaufort Marine Biodiscovery Research programme, SysMed 2012 Conference, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Sept, 2012 (Poster)

Fee, K.M., Dunne, N.J., Walker, G.M, Buchanan. F.J., Evaluation and Control of Calcium Release from Bioresorbable Composites via Accelerated Testing Techniques, UK Society of Biomaterials, Nottingham, June 2012 (Poster)

Jonker, JL., von Byern, J., Flammang, P., Klepal, W., Power, AM., An ultrastructural and histochemical investigation of the unique adhesive production system utilized by the goose barnacle Lepas anatifera, 1st International Conference on Biological and Biomimetic Adhesives, Lisbon Portugal, 9-12th May 2012 (Oral Presentation)

Margassery, L.M., Identification of novel anti-calcineurin and anti-fungal compounds from marine spongeassociated microbes, Society for General Microbiology, Irish Division, April 2012 (Commented Poster)

Fee, K.M., Dunne, N.J., Walker, G.M, Buchanan. F.J., Incorporation of Natural Calcium Carbonate into Bioresorbable Polymers for Bone Tissue Engineering Applications, 18th Bioengineering in Ireland, Belfast, Jan 2012 (Oral Presentation)

2011

Rae,M., Marine Biodiscovery Laboratory, Marine Biological Resource Centres, Saint Malo, France, Nov, 2011 (Oral Presentation) www.sharebiotech.net

Folch, H. & Allcock, L., The BioDiscovery Smartphone App, TDWG Biodiversity Information Standards Meeting, New Orleans, 16-21st Oct 2011 (Oral Presentation)

Millar, J., Clarke, S.A., Nelson, J., Dunne, N.J., Galea, L., Descamps, M., Bohner, M.,  Hofstetter, W., & Buchanan, F.J., A Comparison of Osteoclast Resorption on Calcined and Non-Calcined β-TCP. 24th European Society Conference for Biomaterials, Dublin Sept. 2011 (Commented Poster)

Clarke, S.A., Marine Derived Materials for Bone Tissue Engineering and Bone Repair, 24th European Society Conference for Biomaterials, Dublin Sept. 2011 (Oral Presentation)

Jonker, J.L., McEvilly P., Morrison, L. & Power, A.M., Wet adhesion in barnacles, 24th European Society Conference for Biomaterials, Dublin, September 4th – 9th, 2011

Rae,M., Folch, H., McCormack, G., Rindi, F., & Johnson, M.P., Marine Bioactivity in Irish Waters, The 7th European Conference on Marine Natural Products (ECMNP), Strömstad, Sweden, 14th -18th August 2011 (Oral Presentation)

Morrow, C., Maggs, C.A. and Allcock, L., Reconciling morphological and molecular classifications: an investigation of Hemiasterellidae (Demospongiae, Porifera). Systematics Association's 8th Biennial Symposium, Belfast, 4-8 July 2011 (Oral Presentation)

Busetti, A. & Gilmore, B.F. Identification of Marine Bacterial Autoinducers and Quorum Sensing Inhibitors Capable of Modulating Biofilm formation, Eurobiofilms, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 2011. (Oral Presentation)

Margassery, L.M., Kennedy, J., O’Gara, F., Dobson, A.D.W., Morrissey, J.. Development and Validation of a High-Throughput Assay to Screen for Calcineurin Inhibitors in Yeast From Marine Sponge-Associated Microbes, 1st Irish Fungal Society Meeting, Dublin, 16th-17th June 2011 (Poster)

Buchanan, F.J., Marine Biomaterials and Medical Devices, Critical Markers of Disease Conference, Dublin, June 2011 (Oral Presentation)

Walsh, P.J., Walker, G.M., Clarke, S.A., Nelson, J., Maggs, C.A., and Buchanan, F.J., Biocompatibility of a Novel Marine-based Bone Filler for Hard Tissue Repair. TERMIS (Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society) EU Annual meeting, Granada, Spain, 7-10 June 2011 (Oral Presentation)

Clarke, S.A., Cunningham, E., Choi, S.Y., McKechnie, M., Dunne, N.J., Walker, G.M. & Buchanan, F.J Ability of a Marine Sponge-derived Porous HA Scaffold to support bone cell growth and differentiation. TERMIS (Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society) EU Annual meeting, Granada, Spain, 7-10 June 2011 (Oral Presentation)

Rae, M., Folch, H., McCormack, G., Rindi, F., & Johnson, M.P., Marine Bioactives from Irish Waters NatPharma: Nature Aided Drug Discovery, Napoli, Italy, 5th – 9th June 2011 (Poster)

Rae, M., Moniz, M., Folch, H., McCormack, G., Rindi, F., Johnson M.P., Bioactives from Algae Epibioanthic on Sponges, NatPharma: Nature Aided Drug Discovery, Napoli, Italy, 5th – 9th June 2011 (Poster)

Morrow, C., Maggs, C.A. and Allcock, L., Molecular and Morphological Phylogeny of Sponges. Marine Biological Association Postgraduate Symposium, Belfast, 24 May 2011 (Oral Presentation)

Phelan, R.W., Morrissey, J.P., Dobson, A.D.W., O’Gara, F., Barbosa, T., Characterisation of the antimicrobial activity associated with Bacillus subtilis strain MM7 isolated from marine sponge Haliclona simulans, SGM Irish Division Meeting, “Microbial Viruses: Genomics, Evolution and Applications in Ecology, Biotechnology and Medicine”, Belfast, April 2011 (Poster)

Fee. K.M., Dunne. N.J., Walker. G. and Buchanan. F.J., Optimisation of Hydroxyapatite Synthesis from Coccolith Rich Chalk, 4th Annual World congress of Industrial Biotechnology 2011, April 2011, China. (Oral Presentation)

Dobson, A.D.W., Functional metagenomic based approaches to exploit the metabolic potential of marine sponges, First International Symposium on Sponge Microbiology, Wurzburg Germany, March 2011 (Oral Presentation)

Kennedy, J., Edrada-Ebel, R., Flemer, B., Morrissey, J., O’Gara, F. and Dobson, A.D.W., Chemical and genomic based approaches to identify genes encoding novel bioactive metabolites from sponge associated microorganisms, First International Symposium on Sponge Microbiology, Wurzburg Germany, March 2011 (Poster)

Margassery, L.M., Kennedy, J., O’Gara, F., Dobson, A.D.W. and Morrissey, J., Development and validation of a high-throughput assay to screen for calcineurin inhibitors in yeast from marine sponge-associated microbes., First International Symposium on Sponge Microbiology, Wurzburg Germany, March 2011 (Poster)

Jackson, S.A., Kennedy, J., Morrissey, J., O’Gara, F. and Dobson, A.D.W., Pyrosequencing reveals diverse and distinct sponge-specific microbial communities in sponges from a single geographical location in Irish waters, First International Symposium on Sponge Microbiology, Wurzburg Germany, March 2011 (Poster)

Power, A.M.  Sticky when wet: the wonderful world of adhesion under the sea, and its potential applications Network of Excellence for Functional Biomaterials (NFB), NUIG, March 2011, (Oral Presentation)

Power, A.M.,  Sticky when wet: the wonderful world of adhesion under the sea, Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology Seminar Series, 4 March 2011 (Oral Presentation)

Power. A.M., What sticks! IGNITE Dublin #6 Science Gallery Dublin, 10th February 2011 (Oral Presentation) http://www.youtube.com/user/IgniteDublin#p/f/13/cxfnHApe1ZA

Power, A.M.  ‘Sun, sea, sand and… surgery:- how marine animals may be good for your health’ Open Your Mind Seminar Series, Research Office, NUIG, 26 Jan 2011 (Oral Presentation)

Moniz, M., Rindi, F., Is everything everywhere? Studying the biogeography of the genus Prasiola. 59th winter British Phycological Society Meeting, Cardiff, Jan 2011

Moniz, M., Rindi, F., Stephens, K., Wolff, C. and McCormack, G., Composition and temporal variation of the algal assemblage associated with the sponge Haliclona indistincta (Bowerbank). 59th winter British Phycological Society Meeting, Cardiff, Jan 2011 (Poster).

Palmer, I., Clarke, S.A., Nelson, J., Dunne, N.J. and Buchanan, F.J., Effect of Sterilisation on Collagen Derived from the Marine Demosponge Chondrosia reniformis (Nardo, 1847). 17th Bioengineering in Ireland, Galway, Jan 2011 (Oral Presentation)

Fee. K.M., Dunne. N.J., Walker. G.M. & Buchanan. F.J., Conversation of Chalk to Hydroxyapatite. 17th Bioengineering in Ireland, Galway, Jan 2011 (Oral Presentation)

2010

Moniz M., Understanding the Phylogeny of the Green Algal Order Prasiolales (Trebouxiophyceae, Chlorophyta), 12th Young Systematics Forum, London. Dec 2010 (Oral Presentation)

Moniz, M., A. Amorim, I. Kaczmarska and A.P. Alves de Matos Barcoding Diatoms with ITS – evaluation and case study. 2nd Meeting of the European Consortium for the Barcode of Life, Braga, June 2010 (Oral Presentation)

Power, A.M., Barnacle Bioadhesion, 1st meeting of EU COST Action TD0906 University of Vienna, 3-5 November 2010 (Oral Presentation)

Power, A.M., Sun, sea, sand and…surgery: how marine animals may be good for your health, School of Pharmacy Seminar Series, Queens University Belfast, 20 October 2010 (Oral Presentation)

Dobson, A.D.W., Identification of Novel Bioactive Molecules and Biocatalysts from Marine Sponge Microbiota using Metagenomic Based Approaches, International Marine Biotechnology Conference (IMBC2010), Quingdao, China, 8th-12th October 2010 (Oral Presentation)

Walsh, P.J., Walker, G.M., Clarke, S.A., Nelson, J., Maggs, C.A. and Buchanan, F.J., Biological Characterisation of Commercially Available Calcium Phosphate Bone Substitutes in Comparison to a Novel Marine-based Bone Filler for Hard Tissue Repair. 23rd European Society Conference For Biomaterials, Tampere, Finland, Sept 2010 (Oral Presentation)

Palmer, I., Dunne, N.J., Nelson, J., Buchanan, F.J. and Clarke, S.A., Characterisation of Collagen Derived from the Marine Demosponge Chondrosia reniformis (Nardo, 1847). Joint meeting of Microscopy Society of Ireland/Northern Ireland Biomedical Engineering Society Aug 2010. (Oral Presentation)

Millar, J., Clarke, S.A., Palmer, I., Nelson, J., Dunne, N.J., Bohner, M. and Buchanan, F., Outcome Measures for Cell Mediated Bioresorption of Calcium Phosphate Bone Substitute. Joint meeting of Microscopy Society of Ireland/Northern Ireland Biomedical Engineering Society, Aug 2010 (Oral Presentation)

Fee. K, Dunne. N.J., Walker. G.M and Buchanan. F.J., Conversation of Chalk to Hydroxyapatite for Bone Tissue Engineering. Joint Meeting of Microscopy Society of Ireland/Northern Ireland Bioengineering Society, Aug 2010 (Commented Poster)

Dobson, A.D.W.,   Omics for Bioactives, Status and Future Challenges, ESF conference “Marine Biotechnology: Future Challenges”, Aquafredda di Maratea, Italy, 20-25th June, 2010, (Oral Presentation) http://www.esf.org/activities/esf-conferences/details/2010/confdetail330/330-final-programme.html

Flemer, B., Kennedy, J., Edrada-Ebel, R., Meyer, A.M., Morrissey, J.P., O’Gara, F. and Dobson, A.D.W.,  Antimicrobial Activities from Marine Sponges and Sponge-Derived Microbes, ESF Conference “Marine Biotechnology: Future Challenges”,  Aquafredda di Maratea, Italy, 20-25th June, 2010 (Commented Poster)  http://www.esf.org/activities/esf-conferences/details/2010/confdetail330/330-final-programme.html

McEvilly, P.  and Power, A.M., The buoy barnacle –a bioresource?’     MRI-ECI Research Day, NUIG, 17th June 2010 (Poster) – Awarded First Prize http://www.nuigalway.ie/eci/news_events/events.html 

Moniz, M., and Rindi, F., Understanding the Phylogeny of the Green Algal Order Prasiolales (Trebouxiophyceae, Chlorophyta), Joint ECI-MRI Research Day, NUI, Galway. June 2010 (Oral Presentation)

McEvilly, P.  and Power, A.M., The buoy barnacle –a bioresource?’     MRI-ECI Research Day, NUIG, 17th June 2010 (Oral Presentation) http://www.nuigalway.ie/eci/news_events/events.html

Margassery, L.M., Identification of bioactive metabolites from sponge-associated microbes, Irish Fungal Meeting, 17-18th  June, 2010 (Oral Presentation)

Flemer, B., Kennedy, J., Edrada-Ebel, R., Meyer, A.M., Morrissey, J.P., O’Gara, F. and Dobson, A.D.W., Antimicrobial Activities from Marine Sponges and Sponge-Derived Fungi.  Irish Fungal Meeting, 17-18th  June, 2010 (Poster Presentation) http://www.ucc.ie/en/ifm2010/programme/

Margassery, L.M., Blue Biotechnology - Drugs from our oceans, UCC Doctoral Showcase, May 2010 (Oral Presentation)

Dobson, A.D.W., Metagenomics Strategies for the Discovery of Novel Enzymes with Biotechnological Application from Marine and Terrestrial Ecosystems, European Federation of Biotechnology - Section on Applied Biocatalysis “Novel Enzymes 2010” Conference, University of Exeter, United Kingdom. 14th-17th April 2010 (Oral Presentation)

McEvilly, P. and Power, A.M., Cement apparatus of the buoy barnacle Dosima fascicularis, College of Science Research Day, NUIG, 12th April 2010 (Poster) http://www.nuigalway.ie/science/documents/book_of_abstracts_2010.pdf

Hernandez-Kantun J.J., Rindi F., Riosmena-Rodriguez R., Hall-Spencer J., Phylogeny of maërl-forming corallines (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) from the northern hemisphere. International Conference “Ectocarpus 2010: a decade of algal genomics”, Ghent University, Ghent (Belgium), 7-9 April 2010 (Oral Presentation)

Mooij, M., O’Halloran, J., Barbosa, T., Kennedy, J., Morrissey, J.P, Dobson, A.D.W.  and O’Gara, F., Identification of Marine-Derived Modulators of Microbial Signalling, Society for General Microbiology (SGM) Spring Meeting, Edinburgh, 29 March - 1 April 2010, (Commented Poster) http://www.sgm.ac.uk/meetings/pdfabstracts/edinburgh2010abs.pdf

Moniz, M., and Rindi, F., Understanding the Phylogeny of the Green Algal Order Prasiolales (Trebouxiophyceae, Chlorophyta), International Conference Ectocarpus 2010 - A Decade of Algal Genomics, Ghent University, Ghent, April 2010 (Oral Presentation)

Margassery, L.M., Flemer, B., Jackson, S.A., Edrada-Ebel, R., Kennedy, J., McCarthy, F., Dobson, A.D.W., O'Gara, F. and Morrissey, J.P., Identification of Bioactive Metabolites from Marine Sponge-Associated Microbes, Society for General Microbiology (SGM) Spring Meeting, Edinburgh, 29 March - 1 April 2010, (Commented Poster) http://www.sgm.ac.uk/meetings/pdfabstracts/edinburgh2010abs.pdf

Kennedy, J., Lejon, D.P.H., Morrissey, J.P., O’Gara, F. and Dobson, A.D.W.,  Metagenomic Approaches to Identify Novel Bioactive Molecules and Biocatalysts from Marine Sponge Microbiota, Society for General Microbiology (SGM) Spring Meeting, Edinburgh, 29 March - 1 April 2010 (Commented Poster) 

Barbosa, T.M., Phelan, R.W., Blake, M., Kennedy, J., Morrissey, J.P., Dobson, A.D.W & O’Gara, F.,  Sporeformers from the Marine Sponge Haliclona simulans with Potential Biotechnological and Biopharmaceutical Applications, Society for General Microbiology (SGM) Spring Meeting, Edinburgh, 29 March - 1 April 2010 (Poster) http://www.sgm.ac.uk/meetings/pdfabstracts/edinburgh2010abs.pdf

Clarke, S.A., Cunningham, E., Choi, S.Y., McKechnie, M., Burke, G., Dunne, N.J., Walker, G.M. & Buchanan, F.J., In vitro Evaluation of a Novel Porous Scaffold Based on a Natural Sponge Template for Bone Tissue Engineering, Trauma and Rehabilitation Recognised Research Group Annual Conference, Newcastle, Co-Down. Mar, 2010. (Oral Presentation - Awarded the Lillian Bradley Prize for Best Oral Presentation).

Hernandez-Kantun J.J., Maërl beds, phylogeny and taxonomy of free-living coralline algae (Corallinales: Rhodophyta) in Europe. 12th Young Systematists’ Forum, London (Oral Presentation)

Lejon, D.P.H., Kennedy, J. & Dobson, A.D.W.,  Identification of Novel Bioactive Compounds from the Metagenome of the Marine Sponge Haliclona simulans, 10th International Symposium on Bacterial Genetics and Ecology(BAGECO-10), Uppsala(Sweden), (Poster) http://wwwconference.slu.se/bageco/

Margassery, L.M., Kennedy, J., Dobson, A.D.W., O'Gara, F. and Morrissey, J.P.,  Screening marine sponge-associated microbes to identify novel bioactive metabolites, SGM Irish Division Meeting (Commented Poster) http://www.sgm.ac.uk/meetings/diviris.cfm

Margassery, L.M., Kennedy, J., Dobson, A.D.W., O'Gara, F. and Morrissey, J.P, Screening Marine Sponge Associated Microbes to Identify Novel Bioactive Metabolites.  SGM Irish Division Meeting, UCC, Cork, (Poster) http://www.sgm.ac.uk/meetings/diviris.cfm

Picton, B.E., Morrow, C., Goodwin, C., Erpenbeck, D., Maggs, C.A and Allcock, L., Molecular insights into the genus Eurypon. VIII International Sponge Symposium, Girona 2010 (Oral Presentation)

Goodwin, C., Morrow, C. & Picton, B.E., Unravelling the Hymedesmiidae: aligning molecular and morphological evidence. VIII International Sponge Symposium, Girona 2010 (Oral Presentation)

Morrow, C., Picton, B.E., Goodwin, C., Erpenbeck, D., Maggs, CA., Allcock, L., How Dendy and Topsent got it right: the family "Astraxinellidae" validated by LSU ribosomal DNA sequences, VIII International Sponge Symposium, Girona 2010 (Oral Presentation)

White, T., Gorman, S.P. and Gilmore, B.F., Isolation, Identification and Mechanistic Characterisation of Novel Proteases from Marine Bacteria, UKPharmSci 2010 (Oral Presentation)

Millar. J, Clarke. SA, Dunne. N.J., Bohner, M. and Buchanan, F.J., Cell mediated bioresorption of calcium phosphate bone substitutes. 16th Bioengineering in Ireland, Jan 2010 (Commented Poster)

Fee, K.M., Dunne, N.J., Walker, G.M., Buchanan, F.J., Development of Marine Derived Biomaterials for Bone Tissue Engineering Applications. 16th Bioengineering in Ireland, Jan 2010 (Commented Poster).

2009

Hernandez-Kantun J.J., Rindi F., Riosmena-Rodriguez R. Status of knowledge of maërl-forming Corallinaceae in Ireland. 3rd International Rhodolith Workshop, Bouzios Brazil, 1-6th December 2009

Kennedy, J., Lejon, D.P.H., and Dobson, A.D.W., Metagenomic approaches to access and exploit the metabolic diversity of the sponge microbial consortia, BIOPROSP 2009 - Taking bioprospecting to the extreme, Tromsø, Norway. (Poster) http://www.bioprosp.no/

Kennedy, J., Baker, P.W. and Dobson, A.D.W., Cultured bacteria and fungi with bioactivities from the marine sponge Haliclona simulans.  BIOPROSP 2009 - Taking bioprospecting to the extreme, Tromsø, Norway. (Commented Poster) http://www.bioprosp.no/

Margassery, L.M., Kennedy, J., Dobson, A.D.W., O'Gara, F. and Morrissey, J.P., Screening marine sponge-associated microbes to identify novel bioactive metabolites.  Irish Fungal Meeting, UCD, Dublin, 26th June 2009. (Commented Poster) http://www.ucd.ie/ifm09/

Morrison, L., Feely, M., Stengel, D.B., Blamey, N., Dockery, P., Sherlock, A., Timmins, É., Farrell, F., Power, AM., ‘Bioweathering: intertidal organisms and a new geophycology paradigm’ CAREX (Coordination Action for Research Activities on Life in Extreme Environments) 21-26 June 2009 - Sasbachwalden, Germany. (Oral Presentation)

Palmer, I., O’Hara, R., Dunne, N.J., Buchanan, F.J., Clarke, S.A., In vitro and In vivo Characterisation of Biological Response to Bone Cement, Northern Ireland Biomedical Engineering Society Spring Symposium April 2009. (Oral Presentation)

 


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