Scientific Journal Publications

2015

Jackson S.A., Kennedy J, Morrissey J.P., O'Gara F. and Dobson A.D.W., (2015), Maribacter spongiicola sp. nov., and Maribacter vaceletii sp. nov., isolated from marine sponges and emended description of the genus Maribacter, Int J Syst Evol Microbiol,  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25833155 DOI: 10.1099/ijs.0.000224

Jackson, S.A., Borchert, E., O’Gara, F. and Dobson, A.D.W., (2015), Metagenomics for the discovery of novel biosurfactants of environmental interest from marine ecosystems, Current Opinion in Biotechnology, 33, 176-182. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0958166915000373 DOI:10.1016/j.copbio.2015.03.004

McCarthy SD, Dugon MM, Power AM., (2015) ‘Degraded’ RNA profiles in Arthropoda and beyond, PeerJ, 3, e1436. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.1436

Palmer, I., Nelson, J., Schatton, W., Dunne, N.J., Buchanan, F.J., Clarke, S.A. (2015). Biocompatibility of calcium phosphate bone cement with optimized mechanical properties, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jbm.b.33370/full doi: 10.1002/jbm.b.33370. 

Gutiérrez-Barranquero, J.A., Reen, F.J., McCarthy, R,R., Dobson, A.D.W., and O'Gara F., (2015), Deciphering the role of coumarin as a novel quorum sensing inhibitor suppressing virulence phenotypes in bacterial pathogens, Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 99, 3303–3316 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25672848  DOI:10.1007/s00253-015-6436-1.

Smyrniotopoulos, V., Rae, M., Soldatou, S., Ding, Y., Wolff, C., McCormack, G., Coleman M.C., Ferreira, D., Tasdemir, D. (2015). Antifungal sulfated steroid - amino acid conjugates from the Irish marine sponge Polymastia boletiformis, Marine Drugs 13(4):1632-1646

 

2014

Barbosa, T.M., Phelan, R.W., Leong, D., Morrissey, J.P., Adams, C., Dobson, A.D.W. and O’Gara, F., (2014), A novel Erythromycin resistance plasmid from Bacillus Sp. Strain HS24 Isolated from the marine sponge Haliclona simulans,PLOS One 9(12):e115583. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4280177/ DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0115583

Busetti, A., Shaw., G., Megaw, J., Gorman, S.P., Maggs, C.A., Gilmore, B.F. (2014). Marine-derived quorum-sensing inhibitory activities enhance the antibacterial efficacy of tobramycin against Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Marine Drugs, 13(1): 1-28 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25546516 DOI: 10.3390/md13010001

Crowley, S.P., Cotter, P.D., O’Gara, F., O’Sullivan, O. and Dobson A.D.W., (2014), Marine Pseudovibrio sp: as a novel source of antimicrobials, Marine Drugs 12, 5916-5929. http://www.mdpi.com/1660-3397/12/12/5916 DOI:10.3390/md12125916

Harrington, C., Reen, J.F., Mooij, M.J., Stewart, F., Chabot, J-B., Antonio Fernandez Guerra, A.F., Glockner, F.O., Nielsen, K.F., Gram, L., Dobson, A.D.W., Adams, C. and O'Gara, F.,  (2014), Characterisation of non-autoinducing tropodithietic acid (TDA) production from marine sponge Pseudovibrio species, Marine Drugs 12, 5960-5978. http://www.mdpi.com/1660-3397/12/12/5960 DOI: 10.3390/md12125960

Jonker. J.L., Abram, F., Pires, E., Varela-Coelho, A., Grunwald, I. and Power, A.M., (2014), Adhesive proteins of stalked and acorn barnacles display homology with low sequence similarities. PLoS ONE. 9 (10) http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0108902 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0108902 OPEN ACCESS

Jonker, J.L., Morrison, L., Lynch, E., Grunwald, I., von Byern, J., Power, A.M., (2014), The chemistry of stalked barnacle adhesive (Lepas anatifera) using SEM-EDS, ATR/FTIR and Raman. Interface Focus 5 (1) http://rsfs.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/5/1/20140062 DOI: 10.1098/rsfs.2014.0062. OPENACCESS 

Kennedy, J., Flemer, B., Jackson, S.A., Morrissey, J.P., O’Gara, F. and Dobson,A.D.W. (2014), Evidence of a putative deep sea specific microbiome in marine sponges. PLoS One 9(3): e91092. http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0091092 DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0091092

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 fucorumInternational 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

Lallier, L.A., McMeel, O., Greiber, T., Vanagt, T., Dobson, A.D.W. and Jaspars, M. (2014), Access to and use of marine genetic resources: understanding the legal framework, Nat Prod Rep 31 (5), 612 – 616. http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlehtml/2014/np/c3np70123a DOI: 10.1039/C3NP70123A 

Rocha-Martin, J., Harrington, C., Dobson, A.D.W.and O’Gara, F., (2014), Emerging strategies and integrated systems microbiology technologies for biodiscovery of marine bioactive compounds, Marine Drugs 12, 3516-3559 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24918453 DOI: 10.3390/md12063516

Seghal Kiran, G., Lipton, N., Kennedy, J., Dobson, A.D.W. and Selvin, J. (2014),  A halotolerant thermostable lipase from the marine bacterium Oceanobacillus sp. PUMB02 with an ability to disrupt bacterial biofilms, Bioengineered 5:305 -318.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25482232 DOI: 10.4161/bioe.29898

 

Viegelmann, C., Parker, J., Ooi, T., Clements, C., Abbott, G., Young, L., Kennedy, J., Dobson, A.D.W. and Edrada-Ebel, R-A. (2014). Isolation and identification of antitrypanosomal and antimycobacterial bioactive active steroids from the sponge Haliclona simulans. Marine Drugs 12, 2937-2952. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4052325/ DOI:10.3390/md12052937

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

 

2013

Jackson, S.A., Flemer, B., McCann, A., Kennedy, J., Morrissey, J.P., O’Gara, F. and Dobson, A.D.W. (2013).  Archaea appear to dominate the microbiome of Inflatella pellicula deep sea sponges. PLoS One 8 (12):e84438. http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0084438  DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0084438

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

Phelan, R.M., Barret, M., Cotter, P.D., O’Connor, P.M., Che, R., Morrissey, J.P., Dobson, A.D.W., O’Gara, F. and Barbosa, T. (2013). Subtilomycin: a new lantibiotic from Bacillus subtilis strain MMA7 isolated from the marine sponge Haliclona simulans. Marine Drugs 11, 1878-1898. http://www.mdpi.com/1660-3397/11/6/1878 DOI:10.3390/md11061878

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.

O’ Halloran, J.A., Barbosa, T.M., Morrissey, J.P., Kennedy, J., Dobson, A.D.W.and O’Gara, F. (2013).  Pseudovibrio axinellae sp. nov., isolated from an Irish marine sponge,  Int J Syst Evol Microbiol 63, 141-145. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22368168 DOI: 10.1099/ijs.0.040196-0

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

Selvin J., Kennedy, J., Lejon, D.P.H., Kiran, G.S. and Dobson, A.D.W. (2012). Isolation identification and biochemical characterization of a novel halo-tolerant lipase from the metagenome of the marine sponge Haliclona simulans. Microbial Cell Factories 11:72.  http://www.microbialcellfactories.com/content/11/1/72 DOI: 10.1186/1475-2859-11-72

 

2012

Baker, P.W., Dobson,A.D.W. and Marchesi, J.R. (2012).  In situ extraction of RNA from marine-derived fungi associated with the marine sponge, Haliclona simulans. Mycological Progress 11, 953-956. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11557-011-0796-4 DOI: 10.1007/s11557-011-0796-4

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

Harrington, C., Del Casale, A., Kennedy, J.,Neve, H., Picton, B., Mooij, M., O’Gara, F., Kulohov, L.A., Larkin, M.J.and Dobson, A.D.W. (2012). Evidence of bacteriophage-mediated horizontal transfer of bacterial 16s rRNA genes in the viral metagenome of the marine sponge Hymeniacidon perlevis. Microbiology 158, 2789 – 2795. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22902729  DOI: 10.1099/mic.0.057943-0.

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 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

Phelan, R.W., O’ Halloran, J.A., Kennedy, J., Morrissey, J.P., Dobson, A.D.W., O’Gara, F., and Barbosa, T.M. (2012).  Diversity and bioactive potential of endospore-forming bacteria cultured from the marine sponge Haliclona simulans, isolated from Irish waters and their bioactive potential. J Appl Microbiol. 112(1), 65-78. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2672.2011.05173.x/full  DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2672.2011.05173.x

Zheden, V., von Byern, J., Kerbl, A., Leisch, N., Staedler, Y., Grunwald, I.,  Power, A.M. and Klepal, W., (2012), Cement float of a barnacle: Morphology of the cement apparatus and the cement of the buoy barnacle Dosima fascicularis (Ellis & Solander, 1786) (Crustacea, Cirripedia, Thoracica, Lepadidae), Biological Bulletin 223 (2) 192–204. http://www.biolbull.org/content/223/2/192.full

 

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

Kennedy, J., O’Leary, N., Kiran, S., Morrissey, J., O’Gara, F., Selvin, J. and Dobson, A.D.W. (2011).  Functional metagenomic strategies for the discovery of novel enzymes and biosurfactants with biotechnological applications Journal of Applied Microbiology, 111, 787-799  http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2672.2011.05106.x/full DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2672.2011.05106.x

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

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

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

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