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Supplementary biochemical tests useful for the differentiation of oxidase positive staphylococci

Journal Article
Stepanović, S., Dakić, I., Hauschild, T., Vuković, D., Morrison, D., Ježek, P., …Petráš, P. (2007)
Supplementary biochemical tests useful for the differentiation of oxidase positive staphylococci. Systematic and Applied Microbiology, 30(4), 316-318. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.syapm.2006.11.002
Differentiation of the oxidase positive staphylococci, Staphylococcus sciuri, Staphylococcus lentus, Staphylococcus vitulinus and Staphylococcus fleurettii, based on tributyri...

Molecular identification and characterization of mannitol-negative methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

Journal Article
Shittu, A., Lin, J., & Morrison, D. (2007)
Molecular identification and characterization of mannitol-negative methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease, 57(1), 93-95. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2006.05.004
We report on the isolation, molecular identification, and characterization of 5 mannitol-negative methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) from clinical samples in K...

Low-level exposure of MRSA to octenidine dihydrochloride does not select for resistance

Journal Article
Al-Doori, Z., Goroncy-Bermes, P., Gemmell, C. G., & Morrison, D. (2007)
Low-level exposure of MRSA to octenidine dihydrochloride does not select for resistance. Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy, 59(6), 1280-1281. https://doi.org/10.1093/jac/dkm092
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A global multinational survey of cefotaxime-resistant coliforms in urban wastewater treatment plants

Journal Article
Marano, R. B., Fernandes, T., Manaia, C. M., Nunes, O., Morrison, D., Berendonk, T. U., …Cytryn, E. (2020)
A global multinational survey of cefotaxime-resistant coliforms in urban wastewater treatment plants. Environment International, 144, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2020.106035
The World Health Organization Global Action Plan recommends integrated surveillance programs as crucial strategies for monitoring antibiotic resistance. Although several natio...

Regulation and Function of the Original p53- Inducible p21 Gene

Book Chapter
Fraser, J. A. (2010)
Regulation and Function of the Original p53- Inducible p21 Gene. In p53; Molecular Biology Intelligence Unit, 100-116. Springer Science + Business Media. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-8231-5_7
P21 is a well known regulator of cell cycle progression through its inhibitory actions on Cyclin dependent kinases, (Cdk)/cyclin complexes, and DNA replication via its binding...

Experimental challenge of pregnant cattle with the putative abortifacient Waddlia chondrophila

Journal Article
Wheelhouse, N., Flockhart, A., Aitchison, K., Livingstone, M., Finlayson, J., Flachon, V., …Longbottom, D. (2016)
Experimental challenge of pregnant cattle with the putative abortifacient Waddlia chondrophila. Scientific Reports, 6, 37150. https://doi.org/10.1038/srep37150
Waddlia chondrophila is a Gram-negative intracellular bacterial organism that is related to classical chlamydial species and has been implicated as a cause of abortion in catt...

Nanoparticle interactions with zinc and iron: Implications for toxicology and inflammation

Journal Article
Wilson, M. R., Foucaud, L., Barlow, P. G., Hutchison, G. R., Sales, J., Simpson, R. J., & Stone, V. (2007)
Nanoparticle interactions with zinc and iron: Implications for toxicology and inflammation. Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology, 225(1), 80-89. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.taap.2007.07.012
Particulate air pollution (PM10) consists of a mixture of components, including nanoparticles and metals. Studies from our laboratory have demonstrated that transition metals ...

Serum exposed to nanoparticle carbon black displays increased potential to induce macrophage migration

Journal Article
Barlow, P., Donaldson, K., MacCallum, J., Clouter, A., & Stone, V. (2005)
Serum exposed to nanoparticle carbon black displays increased potential to induce macrophage migration. Toxicology Letters, 155(3), 397-401. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.toxlet.2004.11.006
Objective: To assess whether fine and ultrafine particles (nanoparticles) have the capacity to activate factors in serum that would induce macrophage migration. This is a mode...

Antiviral host defence peptides.

Book Chapter
Sousa, F. H., Casanova, V., Stevens, C., & Barlow, P. G. (2016)
Antiviral host defence peptides. In R. M. Epand (Ed.), Host Defense Peptides and Their Potential as Therapeutic Agents, 57-94. Springer Verlag. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-32949-9_3
The on going global mortality and morbidity associated with viral pathogens highlights the need for the continued development of effective, novel antiviral molecules. The anti...

Effect of Ozone Treatment on Inactivation of Escherichia coli and Listeria sp. on Spinach

Journal Article
Wani, S., Maker, J., Thompson, J., Barnes, J., & Singleton, I. (2015)
Effect of Ozone Treatment on Inactivation of Escherichia coli and Listeria sp. on Spinach. Agriculture, 5(2), 155-169. https://doi.org/10.3390/agriculture5020155
The efficacy of “gaseous” ozone in reducing numbers and re-growth of food-borne pathogens, (Escherichia coli and Listeria spp.), on leafy salads was investigated using spinach...
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Development of a UK-Brazil partnership to tackle fungal food spoilage and improve food security - FAPESP

2016 - 2018
Development of a UK-Brazil partnership to tackle fungal food spoilage and improve food security
Funder: Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council

Measuring activity of lytic proteins from bacteriophage infecting R. equi as a possible antimicrobial tool

2017 - 2017
SFAM students and graduates into work grant
Funder: Society of Applied Microbiology | Value: £2,500

Wild Birds as Transmission Vectors for Antimicrobial Resistant in the Environment

2017 - 2017
sfam Student into work grant
Funder: Society of Applied Microbiology | Value: £2,500

Supporting Evidence Based Interventions

2017 - 2019
Supporting Evidence Based Interventions
Funder: University of Glasgow | Value: £6,500

Acceptability of extragenital Chlamydia testing

2017 - 2018
Chlamydia trachomatis is the most common sexually transmitted infection in Scotland, and has significant long‐term consequences to reproductive health. Recent studies suggest that in addition to the g...
Funder: Chief Scientists Office | Value: £27,998

Development of a UV-C hand-sanitiser unit

2017 - 2017
Development of a UV-C hand-sanitiser unit
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

TRANSFORM - Education reform project – Improving Research capability in the Sri Lankan Higher Education sector.

2018 - 2019
TRANSFORM - Education reform project – Improving Research capability in the Sri Lankan Higher Education sector.
Funder: British Council | Value: £75,000

Towards sustainable textiles – can fungi be used to produce useful textile materials?

2018 - 2018
The textile industry is based largely on the use of cotton, leather and oil derived polymers and these industries are resource intensive and not sustainable. For example, cotton production requires va...
Funder: Edinburgh Innovations Ltd | Value: £7,500

Rutherford fund Strategic Partner Grant

2018 - 2019
Rutherford Fellows, will work in project areas related to food safety (Pathogen detection, AMR etc) and food spoilage. Rutherford Fund, are funded by BEIS and the scheme is being managed by Universit...
Funder: Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy | Value: £39,800

Part 2 Novel insights, tools and measures to mitigate emerging risks by yeasts in the food chain II

2018 - 2020
This project is to understand the mechanisms responsible for the virulence of food-related yeasts on humans, and to provide tools and recommendations to prevent the release of yeast strains that pose ...
Funder: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas | Value: £6,390