Associate Professor of Immunology & Infection / Director of Research, School of Applied Sciences
Alegbeleye, O. O., Singleton, I., & Sant’Ana, A. S. (2018). Sources and contamination routes of microbial pathogens to fresh produce during field cultivation: A review. Food Microbiology, 73, (177-208). doi:10.1016/j.fm.2018.01.003. ISSN 0740-0020
Foodborne illness resulting from the consumption of contaminated fresh produce is a common phenomenon and has severe effects on human health together with severe economic and ...
Parsonage, B., Hagglund, P. K., Keogh, L., Wheelhouse, N., Brown, R. E., & Dancer, S. J. (2017). Control of Antimicrobial Resistance Requires an Ethical Approach. Frontiers in Microbiology, 8, doi:10.3389/fmicb.2017.02124
Ethical behavior encompasses actions that benefit both self and society. This means that tackling antimicrobial resistance (AMR) becomes an ethical obligation, because the pro...
Longbottom, D., Livingstone, M., Wheelhouse, N., Ensor, H., Rocchi, M., Maley, S., …Dalgleish, M. (2017). Pathogenic outcome following experimental infection of sheep with Chlamydia abortus variant strains LLG and POS. PLoS ONE, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0177653. ISSN 1932-6203
This study investigated the pathogenesis of two variant strains (LLG and POS) of Chlamydia abortus, in comparison to a typical wild-type strain (S26/3) which is known to be re...
Society of Applied Microbiology
SFAM students and graduates into work grant
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
Development of a UK-Brazil partnership to tackle fungal food spoilage and improve food security
28 November 2017
Teaching Fellow and Lecturer in Biomedical Science
Megharaj, M., Singleton, I., McClure, N. C., & Naidu, R. (2000). Influence of Petroleum Hydrocarbon Contamination on Microalgae and Microbial Activities in a Long-Term Contaminated Soil. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 38(4), (439-445). doi:10.1007/s002449910058. ISSN 0090-4341
Petroleum hydrocarbons are widespread environmental pollutants. Although biodegradation of petroleum hydrocarbons has been the subject of numerous investigations, information ...
Megharaj, M., Kantachote, D., Singleton, I., & Naidu, R. (2000). Effects of long-term contamination of DDT on soil microflora with special reference to soil algae and algal transformation of DDT. Environmental Pollution, 109(1), (35-42). doi:10.1016/s0269-7491(99)00231-6. ISSN 0269-7491
DDT (1,1,1-trichloro-2,2-bis(p-chlorophenyl)ethane) and its principle metabolites, DDE (1,1-dichloro-2,2-bis(p-chlorophenyl)ethylene) and DDD (1,1-dichloro-2,2-bis(p-chlorophe...
Barnett, S. J., Alami, Y., Singleton, I., & Ryder, M. H. (1999). Diversification of Pseudomonas corrugata 2140 produces new phenotypes altered in GC-FAME, BIOLOG, and in vitro inhibition profiles and taxonomic identification. Canadian journal of microbiology, 45(4), (287-298). doi:10.1139/w99-006. ISSN 0008-4166
Bacteria are known to rapidly produce new phenotypes, but it is unclear how phenotype "plasticity" relates to studies on the population ecology of bacteria in complex environm...
Barlow, P. G. The Effects of Air Pollution Particles on Clearance Mechanisms Within the LUng. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/1052591
The effects of inhaled aIr pollution particles on lung clearance mechanisms is an important factor in understanding how the mammalian lung deals with such pollutants and, as s...