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Researcher: Franzmann, PD (Dr Franzmann)

Fields of Research

Bacteriology
Analytical biochemistry
Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Geochemistry
Chemical oceanography
Biological oceanography

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Expanding knowledge in the chemical sciences
Other environmental management
Expanding knowledge in the earth sciences
Stone, ceramics and clay materials

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Analysis of microbial hydrocarbon degradation using TLC-FID; Journal of Microbiological Methods
Antarctic microorganisms: Biodiversity and Biotechnology; Division of Environmental Chemsitry, 212 th ACS National Meeting
C-Isotopic fractionation during mehylotrophic Methanogenesis; Australian Organic Geochemistry Conference, 2-4 October 1996
C-Isotopic fractionation during methylotrophic Methanogenesis; AAPG Annual Convention
Carbon isotopic fractionation associated with methylotrophic methanogenesis; Organic Geochemistry
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
Due south for useful microorganisms; Todays Life Science
Examination of Antarctic prokaryotic diversity through molecular comparisons; Biodiversity and Conservation
Hydrocarbon degradation by Antarctic bacteria; Third International Symposium on the Interface between Analytical Chemistry and Microbiology: Analytical Chemistry in Environmetnal Microbiology, March 12-15, 1995
Hydrocarbon degradation by Antarctic bacteria.; 212th American Chemical Society National Meeting
Methanogenium frigidum sp. nov., a psychrophilic, H-2-using methanogen from Ace lake Antarctica; 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
Seasonal distribution of picocyanobacteria in Ace Lake a marine derived Antarctic Lake; 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
The Australian Collection of Antarctic Microorganisms (ACAM); The Australian Organic Geochemistry Conference 2-4 October 1996
The Australian Collection of Antarctic Microorganisms (ACAM); Australian Society for Microbiology Annual Scientific Meeting, 24-29 September 1995
The Australian Collection of Antarctic Microorganisms (ACAM); Third International Symposium on the Interface between Analytical Chemistry and Microbiology: Analytical Chemistry in Environmental Microbiology, March 12-15 1995
The Australian Collection of Antarctic Microorganisms (ACAM); Australian Marine Science Association, July 3-6, 1995
The Australian collection of Antarctic microorganisms (ACAM); Microorganisms for Industry conference
The Australian collection of Antarctic microorganisms (ACAM); Microorganisms for Industry conference
The Australian collection of Antarctic microorganisms (ACAM); Microorganisms for Industry conference
The Autralian collection of Microorganisms; Pacicifc Oils 2000
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
Volatile fatty and dissolved free amino acids in Organic Lake, Vestfold Hills, East Antarctica; Polar Biology

Research Projects

A tool for the quantification of methane producing bacteria in Antarctic and Southern Ocean environments; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Analysis of a methanogenic Antarctic microbial community by molecular probes and flow cytometry; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)
Determination of the age of selected carbon pools in lakes of the Vestfold Hills, Antarctica and the nearby ocean; Australian Institute of Nuclear Science & Engineering (AINSE)
Ecology and taxonomy of anaerobic bacteria from Antarctic lakes; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Molecular systematics and ecology of Antarctic microorganisms; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Molecular taxonomy of an Antarctic, mycoplasma-like organism: Sequence of the 16S rebosomal RNA; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)
Systematics and antimicrobial activity of Antarctic actinomycetes; Australian Research Council (ARC)

Research Candidate Supervision