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Researcher: Dobson, SJ (Dr Susan Dobson)

Fields of Research

Bacteriology
Microbiology
Infectious agents
Epidemiology

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Food safety
Public health (excl. specific population health)

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Defining genera within the family Halomonadaceae. The Australian Collection of Antarctic Microorganisms (ACAM); The Australian Society for Microbiology Annual Scientific Meeting, 24-29 September 1995
Flavobacterium hibernum sp. nov., a lactose-utilizing bacterium from a freshwater Antarctic lake; International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology
Prokaryotic Antarctic biodiversity; SCAR Sixth Biology Symposium, May 30 - June 3, 1994
Prokaryotic Antarctic biodiversity; Antarctic Communities Species, Structure and Survival
Systematics and ecology of Antarctic flavobacteria. In Proceedings of the 2nd international symposium on flavobacteria, cytophaga and related bacteria; Advances in the taxonomy and significance of Flavobacterium, Cytophaga and related bacteria
Unification of the genera Deleya (Baumann et al 1983), Halomonas (Vreeland et al 1980), and Halovibrio (Fendrich 1988) and the species Paracoccus halodenitrificans (Robinson and Gibbons 1952) into a single genus, Halomonas, and placement of the genus Zymobacter in the family Halomonadaceae; International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology

Research Projects

Determination of the significance of the Flavobacterium-cytophaga group in the southern ocean using rRNA (phylogenetic) probes; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)
Development of molecular probes for use in bacterial diagnosis and health monitoring of farmed and wild finfish in Australia; Fisheries Research & Development Corporation (FRDC)
Direct molecular analysis of Antarctica and Southern Ocean microbial communities; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)
Intervention Strategies to Maintain the Safety and Quality in a Range of Value-Added Products Made with Under-Utilised SESSF Species; Australian Seafood Cooperative Research Centre (ASCRC)
Quantitative Modelling for Enterohaemorraghic Escherichia Coli, Campylobacter, Salmonella and Listeria Monocytogenes in Raw Cow Milk; Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ)
The comprehensive determination of bacterial community structures in Antarctc hypersaline lakes by the application of molecular (nucleic acid) technique; Australian Research Council (ARC)
The comprehensive determination of bacterial community structures in Antarctic hypersaline lakes by the application of molecular(nucleic acid) technique; Australian Research Council (ARC)
The determination of the bacterial community structures in organic lake, by use of nucleic acid techniques; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)

Research Candidate Supervision