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Researcher: Britz, ML (Professor Margaret Britz)

Fields of Research

Bacteriology
Bioremediation
Food sciences
Microbiology
Food chemistry and food sensory science
Industrial biotechnology
Industrial microbiology (incl. biofeedstocks)
Microbial ecology
Biochemistry and cell biology
Agriculture, land and farm management
Food packaging, preservation and processing
Higher education
Virology
Bioprocessing, bioproduction and bioproducts
Specialist studies in education
Genetics
Agricultural biotechnology
Enzymes
Proteomics and intermolecular interactions (excl. medical proteomics)
Environmental law
Medical biotechnology
Fermentation
Environmental biotechnology diagnostics (incl. biosensors)
Science, technology and engineering curriculum and pedagogy
Microbial genetics
Polymers and plastics
Natural products and bioactive compounds
Mycology
Soil biology

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences
Dairy products
Other environmental management
Cheese
Clinical health
Food safety
Rehabilitation or conservation of terrestrial environments
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Industrial chemicals and related products
Other animal production and animal primary products
Other health
Evaluation, allocation, and impacts of land use
Teaching and curriculum
Processed meat products
Unprocessed or minimally processed milk
Other commercial services and tourism
Processed milk and cream (incl. powder, evaporated and condensed)
Non-dairy milk
Human pharmaceutical products
Biomass processing
Bakery products
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Soils
Macadamias
Butter and milk-derived fats and oils (excl. cream)
Other education and training
Environmental policy, legislation and standards
Plastics
Human biological preventatives
Processed fruit and vegetable products (incl. juices)
Expanding knowledge in education
Learner and learning

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Degradation of fluoranthene, pyrene, benz[a]anthracene and dibenz[a,h]anthracene by Burkholderia cepacia; Journal of Applied Microbiology
Six-monthly report for the period ending October 31, 2004
Six-monthly report for the period ending October 31, 2006
. Continuous pollution monitoring using Photobacterium phosphoreum; Global Environmental Biotechnology
. Degradation of high molecular weight polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons by Pseudomonas cepacia; Biotechnology Letters
. Detoxification of soils containing high molecular weight polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons by Gram negative bacteria and bacterial-fungal co-cultures; Bioremediation of Contaminated Soils
. Survival of bifidobacteria during refrigerated storage in the presence of acid and hydrogen peroxide; Milchwissenschaft: Journal of Nutrition Research and Food Science
A comparative study of the microorganisms involved in meat spoilage in air and modified atmosphere; 8th Australian Food Microbiology Conference
A comparison of techniques for identification of nine strains of Lactobacillus acidophilus; 30th National Convention, AIFST, incorporating the Third Australian HACCP conference
A pathogenic bacteria, Corynebacterium ulcerans CU, is more sensitive to growth inhibition by glycine and isonicontic acid hydrazide than amino acid-producing Corynebacterium glutamicum strains; Food Science and Biotechnology
A rapid and simple method for comparative identification of lactic acid bacteria using microtitre plates; International Dairy Lactic Acid Bacteria Conference
A rapid method for preparing Lactobacillus acidophilus strains for pulse-field gel electrophoresis; A spectrum of microbiology: International meeting and exhibition of the Australian and New Zealand Societies for Microbiology
A report on the XIV International Congress of Microbiology (Microbe 86) (7-13 Sept., 1986, Manchester, England) and the Fifth International Symposium on the Genetics of Industrial Microorganisms (GIMS) (14-20 Sept., 1986, Split, Yugoslavia), in relation to production of cloned viral antigens
A tribute to Professor Arnold L Demain - a lifetime in industrial microbiology; Microbiology Australia
Acclimation of PAH-degrading microorganisms: the search for cheap substrates; A spectrum of microbiology: International meeting and exhibition of the Australian and New Zealand Societies for Microbiology
Acid resistance in Lactobacillus paracasei strain VUP 12006 at extremely low pH and effect of growth phase on survival; XI International Congress of Bacteriology and Applied Microbiology (IUMS 2005)
Acid stress responses of probiotic Lactobacillus casei and Lb. paracasei; Probiotics, prebiotics and new foods jointly with XXX International congress on microbial ecology and disease (SOMED)
Agricultural solutions towards 2020 - visions for the future; Avcare Summit 2001
Alteration of protein profiles and characterisation of up-regulated proteins of Lactobacillus acidophilus grown in sub optimum conditions; Australian Society for Microbiology, Annual Scientific Meeting and Exhibition
An acid up-regulated surface protein of Lactobacillus paracasei strain GCRL 46 is phylogenetically related to the secreted glucan-(GpbB) and immunoglobulin-binding (SibA) protein of pathogenic streptococci; International Journal of Molecular Sciences
Analysis of long-term survival of NSLAB strains in a semi-defined liquid medium; Australian Journal of Dairy Technology
Analysis of nucleotide methylation in DNA from Corynebacterium glutamicum and related species; F E M S Microbiology Letters: (Federation of European Microbiological Societies)
Analysis of nucleotide methylation in DNA from coryneform bacteria; ASM 1995 Annual Scientific Meeting
Annual report for the period ending April 30, 2005
Annual report for the period ending April 30, 2006
Antagonistic effects of lactic acid bacteria against Yersinia enterocolitica; Multicultural microbiology: Australian society for microbiology annual scientific meeting
Application of comprehensive proteomics to map metabolic pathways of starved Lactobacillus casei GCRL163; 12th International Symposium on the Genetics of Industrial Microorganisms
Application of molecular fingerprinting for analysis of a microcosm growing in the presence of complex PAHs; Australian Society for Microbiology Annual Conference (ASM 2005)
Application of molecular fingerprinting for analysis of a PAH-contaminated soil microbiota growing in the presence of complex PAHs; Acta Scientiarum. Biological Sciences
Application of pulse field gel electrophoresis to differentiate between serotypes of Yersinia enterocolitica; ASM 1995 Annual Scientific Meeting
Application of thin-layer chromatography-flame ionization detection (TLC-FID) to total lipid quantitation in mycolic-acid synthesizing Rhodococcus and Williamsia species; International Journal of Molecular Sciences
Bacteriocin-like substances produced by Lactobacillus acidophilus and Pediococcus species showing inhibitory action against Yersinia enterocolitica; International Dairy Lactic Acid Bacteria Conference
Bacteriocins from pathogenic organisms - do they have commercial potential?; Australian Society for Microbiology, Annual Scientific Meeting and Exhibition
Benchmarking DNA extraction methods for phylogenomic analysis of sub-Antarctic Rhodococcus and Williamsia species; Microorganisms
Beta-lactam antibiotic stability in cultures of Escherichia coli
Bioaugmentation of PAH-contaminated soil: effect on toxicity and PAH concentration; 14th Australasian Biotechnology Conference
Biochemical and pulsed-field gel electrophoresis analysis of Brochothrix species isolated from aerobically and modified atmosphere packaged beef and lamb; Food Australia
Biochemistry of non-starter Lactic Acid Bacteria during growth in nutrient-limiting environments
Biochemistry of non-starter lactic acid bacteria isolate Lactobacillus casei GCRL163: Production of metabolites by stationary-phase cultures; International Dairy Journal
Biochemistry of NSLAB in non-growth environments; IDF symposium on cheese: ripening, characterisation & technology
Biodegradation of high molecular weight polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons: stimulation by surfactant addition; Annual Meeting of the International Society for Environmental Biotechnology (ISEB 97)
Biofuels as a competitive energy source: an Australian context; International Biorefinery Conference '07
Biosorption of lead by lead-tolerant fungi; 11th Australian Biotechnology Conference : Asian-Australian biotechnology cooperation
Biotechnology. Wonders and windmills
Book review: The Biotechnological Challenge
Characterisation of Listeria monocytogenes strains recovered as persistent and sporadic food factory contaminants subjected to non-lethal stress; Ecohealth 2011
Characterisation of G8 human rotaviruses in Australian children with gastroenteritis; Virus Research: An International Journal of Molecular and Cellular Virology
Characterization of latent and active forms of cartilage proteinases produced by normal immature rabbit articular-cartilage in tissue-culture; Arthritis and Rheumatism
Characterization of the cell-surface barriers to plasmid transformation in Corynebacterium glutamicum; Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology
Cheese flavour - a continuing story
Chloramphenicol acetyltransferase of bacteroides-fragilis; Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy
Clonality and biofilm formation of antibiotic-resistant Enterococcus faecalis isolated from raw milk; ASM 2008 Melbourne: annual scientific meeting and exhibition of the Australian Society for Microbiology
Commercialisation of Victorian Biotechnology
Commercialisation of Victorian Biotechnology
Comparison of aroma compounds production by lactobacilli over time; IDF Dairy Science and Technology Week
Comparison of expression levels of an IBDV antigen in several Escherichia coli expression systems; Seventh Australian Biotechnology Conference
Comparison of the cell surface and enzymatic barriers to plasmid transformation in Brevibacterium flavum and B. lactofermentum; GIM 2002: 9th International Symposium on the Genetics of Industrial Microorganisms
Comparison of the cell surface barrier and enzymatic modification system in Brevibacterium flavum and B. lactofermentum; Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering
Computer-assisted monitoring of metabolic activity during synthesis of a recombinant product by Escherichia coli; Eighth Australian Biotechnology Conference
Construction and utilisation of a Corynebacterium-E. coli shuttle vector; Eighth Australian Biotechnology Conference
Continuous pollution monitoring using Photobacterium phosphoreum; Third Biennial Meeting of the International Society for Environmental Biotechnology
Continuous pollution monitoring using Photobacterium phosphoreum; Resources, Conservation and Recycling
Controlling thermophile contamination of dairy products; National Conference of the Australian Society for Microbiology
Corrigendum to 'Biochemistry of non-starter lactic acid bacteria isolate Lactobacillus casei GCRL163: Production of metabolites by stationary-phase cultures'; International Dairy Journal
Dairy products: improving shelf-life and product quality through understanding the production of bacteriocins effective against Gram-negative pathogens; OzTech 99
Degradation and mineralization of high-molecular-weight polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons by defined fungal-bacterial cocultures; Applied and Environmental Microbiology
Degradation of benzo[a]pyrene, dibenz[a,h]anthracene and coronene by Burkholderia cepacia; Environmental Biotechnology '96
Degradation of benzo[a]pyrene, dibenz[a,h]anthracene and coronene by Burkholderia cepacia. ; Water Science and Technology
Degradation of high molecular weight PAHs by co-cultures of bacteria and fungi; Pacifichem 2000
Degradation of high molecular weight PAHs by Pseudomonas species; 1995 International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies (Pacifichem '95)
Degradation of high molecular weight PAHs by Pseudomonas species: evaluation of degradation in inoculated soils; Global Environmental Biotechnology Approaching the Year 2000: 3rd International Symposium of the International Society for Environmental Biotechnology
Degradation of High Molecular Weight PAHs in Contaminated Soil by a Bacterial Consortium: Effects on Microtox and Mutagenicity Bioassays; Bioremediation Journal
Detection and analysis of bovine rotavirus strains circulating in Australian calves during 2004 and 2005; Veterinary Microbiology
Detection of heavy metal ion resistance genes in Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria isolated from a lead-contaminated site; Biodegradation
Detection of heavy metal ion resistance genes in lead-resistant bacteria; Global Environmental Biotechnology. Proceedings of the Third International Symposium on the International Society for Enviromental Biotechnology
Detection of heavy metal ion resistance genes in lead-resistant bacteria; Third international symposium of the International society for environmental biotechnology
Determination of a nitrogen conversion factor for protein content in Cheddar cheese; International Dairy Journal
Development of a continuous system for the microbial production of volatile fatty acids; Chemeca 87 : teamwork : 15th Australasian chemical engineering conference
Development of an integrated fermentation-esterification system for the production of organic acid esters; International biotechnology conference on fermentation technologies
Draft Genome Sequence of Subantarctic Rhodococcus sp. Strain 1139; Genome Announcements
Draft genome sequences of three sub-Antarctic Rhodococcus spp., including two novel psychrophilic genomospecies; Genome Announcements
Draft genome sequences of two Lactobacillus casei strains isolated from cheddar cheese and a fermented Milk drink; Genome Announcements
Draft genome sequences of two novel sub-Antarctic Williamsia species; Genome Announcements
Economic considerations in choosing biotechnological routes to manufacturing biochemicals; CSIRO Division of Chemical & Wood Technology Research Review
Effect of growth at low pH on the cell surface properties of a typical strain of Lactobacillus casei group; Iranian Journal of Microbiology
Effect of lactose starvation on the physiology of Lactobacillus casei GCRL163; The Australian Society for Microbiology 2012 Annual Scientific Meeting
Effect of microwave irradiation on Listeria monocytogenes and Staphylococcus aureus; State of the art microbiology: Australian society for microbiology 1993 annual scientific meeting
Effects of temperature, sodium chloride and sugars on growth and bioluminescence of Photobacterium phosphoreum; ASM 1995 Annual Scientific Meeting
Electrotransformation of brevibacterium-lactofermentum and corynebacterium-glutamicum - growth in tween 80 increases transformation frequencies; F E M S Microbiology Letters: (Federation of European Microbiological Societies)
Enterococci: an emerging food safety risk for the dairy industry?; Australian Journal of Dairy Technology
Evaluation of a creosote-based medium for the growth and preparation of a PAH-degrading bacterial community for bioaugmentation; Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology
Evaluation of bioaugumentation for the remediation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon-contaminated soil; 10th International Biotechnology Symposium
Evaluation of high molecular weight PAH degradation by a pyrene-enriched microbial community in inoculated soils; Global Environmental Biotechnology. Proceedings of the Third International Symposium on the International Society for Enviromental Biotechnology
Evaluation of high molecular weight PAH degradation by a pyrene-enriched microbial community in inoculated soils; Third international symposium of the International society for environmental biotechnology
Evaluation of host systems for the production of a sub-unit vaccine for Infectious Bursal Disease Virus
Evidence of changes in cell surface proteins during growth of Lactobacillus casei under acidic conditions; Food Science and Biotechnology
Expression and secretion of Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis phospholipase D toxin by C. glutamicum and related species; Ninth International Biotechnology Symposium and Exposition: Harnessing Biotechnology for the 21st Century
Expression of chloramphenicol resistance in mutants and plasmid-containing transformants of Corynebacterium glutamicum; Sixth Australian Biotechnology Conference
Expression of chloramphenicol resistance specified by plasmid pHY416 hosted in Corynebacterium glutamicum; Current Microbiology: An International Journal
Expression of Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis phospholipase D gene in Escherichia coli and coryneform bacteria; Tasmania '90: Transcontinental Microbiology, Australian Society for Microbiology annual scientific meeting
Facilitated protoplasting in certain auxotrophic mutants of Corynebacterium glutamicum; Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
Factors affecting electrotransformation frequency in Escherichia coli; Combined Scientific Meeting of the Australian Society for Microbiology and the New Zealand Microbiological Society
Factors affecting lead biosorption by lead-tolerant strains of Paecilomyces lilacinus; Global Environmental Biotechnology
Factors affecting lead biosorption by lead-tolerant strains of Paecilomyces lilacinus; Third Biennial Meeting of the International Society for Environmental Biotechnology
Factors influencing the biosorption of lead by lead-tolerant strains of Paecilomyces lilacinus; Biotechnology - Food and Health for the 21st Century, 14th Australasian Biotechnology Conference
Final report on National Priority Reserve Fund
Final Report to DIST
Food Biotechnology: the industry and the issues; Australasian Biotechnology
Food Processing Strategy
Forward, Confidential Report to Minister Tehan
Getting innovation into the field
Growth, survival and metabolism of lactic acid bacteria in nutrient-limiting environments; 5th International Symposium on Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology, in Honour of Professor Arny Demain
Heat and Cd++ stress responses of two species of aquatic pseudomonads; NAME: International workshop on New Approaches in Microbial Ecology
Heat resistance of Enterococcus durans and E. hirae isolated from pasteurised milk; 2nd International ASM-FEMS Conference on Enterococci
Heat resistance of thermoduric enterococci isolated from milk; International Journal of Food Microbiology
Heavy metal tolerance and biosorption by lead-tolerant fungi; 1995 International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies (Pacifichem '95)
Hexanoic acid production
Identification of a cell-surface located protein associated with growth at low pH in Bifidobacterium animalis (syn. lactis) strain Bb 12; XI International Congress of Bacteriology and Applied Microbiology (IUMS 2005)
Identification of a cell-surface located protein with growth at low pH in Bifidobacterium animalis (syn. lactis) Strain Bb12; In Honour of Progessor Arnold L Demain
Identification of a sequence containing methylated cytidine in Corynebacterium glutamicum and Brevibacterium flavum using bisulfite DNA derivatization and sequencing; Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology
Immobilized luminescent cell-based flow through monitoring of environmental pollutants; Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology
Impact of lactose starvation on the physiology of Lactobacillus casei GCRL 163 in the presence or absence of Tween 80; Journal of Proteome Research
Impact of lactose starvation on the physiology of Lactobacillus casei GCRL163 in the presence and absence of Tween 80; The Australian Society for Microbiology, Annual Scientific Meeting
Improved electrotransformation frequencies of Corynebacterium glutamicum using cell-surface mutants; Biotechnology Letters
Induction of glycolytic enzymes in the cell-surface proteome of Lactobacillus casei after growth at low pH
Industrial revolution with microorganisms; Microbiology Australia
Infectious bursal disease virus antigen synthesis and proteolytic activity in Escherichia coli
Influence of product removal on volatile fatty acid production by Megasphaera elsdenii; Seventh Australian Biotechnology Conference
Influence of stress on lactic acid bacteria on flavour and functional properties; Influence of stress on lactic acid bacteria on flavour and functional properties. The Globalization of Kimchi, International Kimchi Academic Symposium: Gwangju Kimchi Cultural Festival 2009, Gwangju, Korea, pp. 101-127
Insertional Inactivation of a type I Fatty Acid Synthase in Corynebacterium glutamicum and Identification of Two fas genes in the Genome; In Honour of Progessor Arnold L Demain
Insertional inactivation of a Type I Fatty Acid Synthase in Corynebacterium glutamicum and identification of two fas genes in the genome; XI International Congress of Bacteriology and Applied Microbiology (IUMS 2005)
Involvement of cell surface proteins in Lactobacillus casei strain 46 in response to acid stress and heat shock; ASM 2008 Melbourne: annual scientific meeting and exhibition of the Australian Society for Microbiology
Isolation and properties of metronidazole-resistant mutants of bacteroides-fragilis; Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy
Isolation and properties of metronidazole-resistant mutants of clostridium-perfringens; Journal of Medical Microbiology
Isolation of lead-tolerant bacteria and fungi from a lead-contamination site in Melbourne, Australia; Sixth International Symposium on Microbial Ecology (ISME-6)
Isolation of lead-tolerant microbes from a contaminated site in Melbourne, Australia; Soil decontamination using biological processes
Isolation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon degrading microorganisms; In Situ and On-Site Bioreclamation. The Third International Symposium
Lactose starvation response of Lactobacillus casei strain GCRL163; AIFST Food Science Summer School
Lead biosorption of lead-tolerant isolates of Paecilomyces lilacinus; Global Environmental Biotechnology Approaching the Year 2000: 3rd International Symposium of the International Society for Environmental Biotechnology
Lead tolerance and co-tolerance to other heavy metals in isolates of Paecilomyces lilacinus; 10th International Biotechnology Symposium
Lead tolerance and lead uptake by bacteria and fungi isolated from a lead contaminated site; 4th Pacific Rim Biotechnology Conference
Leucine dissimilation to isovaleric and isocaproic acids by cell-suspensions of amino-acid fermenting anaerobes - the Stickland reaction revisited; Canadian Journal of Microbiology
Manipulation of sub-cellular location and antigenicity of a cloned foreign protein synthesised by Escherichia coli using gentle induction regimes; Ninth Australian Biotechnology Conference : biotechnology: the science and business
Meat Science and Technology at the Centre for Bioprocessing and Food Technology, VUT; Australasian Biotechnology
Metabolite repression inhibits degradation of benzo[a]pyrene and dibenz[a,h]anthracene by Stenotrophomonas maltophilia VUN 10,003; Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology
Metronidazole resistance in Bacteroides fragilis; Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
Microbial degradation and detoxification of high molecular weight polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons by Stenotrophomonas maltophilia strain VUN 10,003; Letters in Applied Microbiology
Microbial degradation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons; 4th Pacific Rim Biotechnology Conference
Microorganisms involved in the spoilage of refrigerated meat packaged in air or modified atmosphere; Multicultural microbiology: Australian society for microbiology annual scientific meeting
Microwave saccharification of cellulosic biomass from lupin hulls as a pre-treatment for conversion into lysine by Corynebacterium glutamicum; 11th Australian Biotechnology Conference : Asian-Australian biotechnology cooperation
Mineralisation of high molecular weight polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons by fungal-bacterial co-cultures; 9th European Congress on Biotechnology
Molecular analysis of Pseudomonas stutzeri identified in MGP-contaminated soil enriched with complex PAHs; 9th International in Situ and On-site Bioremediation Symposium 2007
MudPIT profiling reveals a link between anaerobic metabolism and the alkaline adaptive response of Listeria monocytogenes EGD-e; PLoS One
Mycolic acid composition of Corynebacterium glutamicum and its cell surface mutants: effects of growth with glycine and isonicotinic acid hydrazide; Microbiology
Needs assessment for training courses in biotechnology and bioprocessing in Victoria
Nomenclature of cellulases and related enzymes; Australasian Biotechnology
NSLAB in cheddar: A stressful life; Australian Journal of Dairy Technology
Partial-purification and characterization of 2 enzymes involved in isovaleric acid synthesis in clostridium-bifermentans; Journal of General Microbiology
Phenomic and proteomic characterization of Lactobacillus casei in response to acid stress; New Biotechnology
Postgraduate supervision at Victoria University
Preliminary studies on the polygalacturonase of Pleurotus ostreatus; First international conference on mushroom biology and mushroom products
Prevalence, seasonality, and growth of enterococci in raw and pasteurized milk in Victoria, Australia; Journal of Dairy Science
Production and properties of bacteriocins from lactic acid bacteria effective against Yersinia enterocolitica; A spectrum of microbiology: International meeting and exhibition of the Australian and New Zealand Societies for Microbiology
Production of degradative enzymes by Pleurotus ostreatus growing on lupin wastes; MIE BIOFORUM 93
Production of hexanoic acid by free and immobilised cells of Megasphaera elsdenii: influence of in situ product removal using ion exchange resin; Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology
Production of lactic and acetic acids by Bacillus sp. ZM20 and Bacillus cereus following exposure to zinc oxide: A possible mechanism for Zn solubilization; Rhizosphere
Prolonged heat stress of Lactobacillus paracasei GCRL163 improves binding to human colorectal adenocarcinoma HT-29 cells and modulates the relative abundance of secreted and cell surface-located proteins; Journal of Proteome Research
Properties of an acid-tolerant, persistent Cheddar cheese isolate, Lacticaseibacillus paracasei GCRL163; Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology
Proteomic analysis of Lactobacillus casei GCRL163 cell-free extracts reveals a SecB homolog and other biomarkers of prolonged heat stress; PLoS One
Proteomic analysis of Lactobacillus casei and Lactobacillus paracasei during acid stress; 32nd Lorne Proteins Conference 2007
Proteomic analysis of Lactobacillus casei under starvation adaptation; 20th International ICFMH Symposium, Food safety and food biotechnology: diversity and global impact (Food Micro 2006)
Proteomic analysis of lactose-starved Lactobacillus casei during stationary growth phase; Journal of Applied Microbiology
Proteomic respond to growth under low pH of Lactobacillus casei GCRL163 and Shirota strains; 7th Probiotics and Prebiotics New Food Conference
Purification and properties of beta-lactamase from bacteroides-fragilis; Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy
Quantitative analysis of corynomycolic acids in fermentation broth; Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology
Quarterly Reports
Regulation of Metabolite Synthesis; Comprehensive Biotechnology : The Principles of Biotechnology: Scientific Fundamentals
Removal of beta-lactam antibiotics during growth of Escherichia coli strains hosting pUR and pEX vectors; Biotechnology Techniques
Resistance to chloramphenicol and metronidazole in anaerobic bacteria; Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
Restriction and modification systems in coryneform species: some preliminary observations; Australian Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting
Search for metal-binding genes in bacteria that are resistant to high concentrations of metal ions; 7th Congress of the Federation of Asian and Oceanian Biochemists and Molecular Biologists (FAOBMB)
Seasonal distribution of enterococci in butter; Combined Annual Scientific Meeting & Exhibition of the Australian and New Zealand Societies for Microbiology
Secretion of protein A cloned into coryneform bacteria; 15th IUMS Congress: Bacteriology and Mycology
Selecting host-vector systems for production of cloned proteins; Australian Journal of Biotechnology
Selective enumeration of Lactobacillus acidophilus and Bifidobacterium species; Food Australia
Selective enumeration of Lactobacillus acidophilus and Bifidobacterium spp; 9th World Congress of Food Science and Technology
Six-monthly report for the period ending October 31, 2005
Some possibilities concerning the production of adipic acid from renewable resources
Some properties of neutral proteinases from lysosomes of rabbit polymorphonuclear leukocytes; Australian Journal of Experimental Biology and Medical Science
Stabilization of bioluminescence of immobilized Photobacterium phosphoreum and monitoring of environmental pollutants; Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology
Strategies for the control of thermophiles in milk processing to meet market requirements; Australian Journal of Dairy Technology
Stress responses in bacteria, particularly lactic acid bacteria used as cheese starter bacteria and probiotic adjuncts
Stress responses in bacteria: when cell sufaces count; In Honour of Arnold L Demain
Stress responses in lactobacilli
Stress responses in Lactobacillus species involved in flavour production in cheese; 6th International Symposium on Industrial Microbiology & Biotechnology
Stress responses in probiotic Lactobacillus casei; Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition
Stress responses of aquatic pseudomonads to heavy metal ions; Global Environmental Biotechnology Approaching the Year 2000: 3rd International Symposium of the International Society for Environmental Biotechnology
Stress responses of aquatic pseudomonads: a tool for pollution monitoring; Symposium on Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology in Honor of Professor Arnold L. Demain
Stress responses of three Pseudomonas species and Stenotrophomonas maltophilia to heat and selected pollutants; Global Environmental Biotechnology. Proceedings of the Third International Symposium on the International Society for Enviromental Biotechnology
Stress responses of three Pseudomonas species and Stenotrophomonas maltophilia to heat and selected pollutants; Third international symposium of the International society for environmental biotechnology
Studies on the mechanisms of Pb-resistance in Gram positive bacteria isolated from Ardeer, Melbourne; Multicultural microbiology: Australian society for microbiology annual scientific meeting
Subcellular location of enzymes involved in leucine dissimilation in clostridium-bifermentans; Canadian Journal of Microbiology
Success criteria for emerging agricultural industries; M'ANIC 2002: incorporating the Australian Nut Industry Council Conference 2002 and the Australian Macadamia Society Annual Conference
Surfactant-enhanced biodegradation of high molecular weight polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons by Stenotrophomonas maltophilia; Biotechnology and Bioengineering
Surfactant-enhanced biodegradation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons; 8th European congress on biotechnology
Survival of Lactobacillus acidophilus and Bifidobacterium bifidum in commercial yoghurt during refrigerated storage; International Dairy Journal
Synergistic degradation of high molecular weight polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) by bacteria and a fungus; 10th International Biotechnology Symposium
Synergistic effects of a combined bacteriocin-like inhibitory substance from Lactobacillus acidophilus and Pediococcus damnosus against Yersinia enterocolitica; National Conference of the Australian Society for Microbiology
Synthesis of infectious bursal disease virus antigens in Escherichia coli hosts; 8th International biotechnology symposium
Synthesis of stress proteins by environmental Pseudomonas species in response to temperature shifts and exposure to Cd++; State of the art microbiology: Australian society for microbiology 1993 annual scientific meeting
Ten Reports on the Progress of the DIST Grant
The effect of growth pH on the uptake of lead by lead-tolerant fungi; 4th Pacific Rim Biotechnology Conference
The effect of growth-conditions of corynebacterium-glutamicum on the transformation frequency obtained by electroporation; Journal of General Microbiology
The presence of virulence factors in enterococci isolated from raw milk; 2004 National Conference, Australian Society for Microbiology
The Public Sector: have we got the priorities right?; Australian Agri-Food Congress 2000
The use of ion exchange resin for the adsorption and the in situ esterification of short chain volatile fatty acids produced by anaerobic fermentation; Eighth Australian Biotechnology Conference
Thermophiles: Science and Technology; Australasian Biotechnology
Training for the environment
Transfer of antibiotic resistance from Enterococcus faecalis isolated from Australian raw milk; 13th Australian Food Microbiology Conference
Transformation of Corynebacterium glutamicum by electroporation; 11th Annual Conference on the Organisation and Expression of the Genome
Two reports
Understanding the starvation adaptation of Lactobacillus casei through proteomics; Asian Journal of Agriculture and Food Science
Up-regulation of a 42 kDa acid stress protein in Lactobacillus paracasei strains; IDF symposium on cheese: ripening, characterisation & technology
Up-regulation of low molecular cytoplasmic proteins during growth of Bifidobacterium animalis (syn. lactis) strain Bb 12 in acid conditions; XI International Congress of Bacteriology and Applied Microbiology (IUMS 2005)
Up-regulation of surface proteins during growth of Lactobacillus casei strain 46 under acid conditions; ASM 2006: Annual Scientific Meeting & Exhibition of the Australian Society for Microbiology
Uptake of Pb2+ by lead-tolerant fungi; Third Asia-Pacific Biochemical Engineering Conference
Use of anion exchange resins for increased hexanoic acid production; Ninth International Biotechnology Symposium and Exposition: Harnessing Biotechnology for the 21st Century
Utility of gel-free, label-free shotgun proteomics approaches in microbial biotechnology; 5th World Annual Congress of Industrial Biotechnology 2012
Valuing and developing teaching in a new institute; Combined Scientific Meeting of the Australian Society for Microbiology and the New Zealand Microbiological Society
World-class science for Queensland's food and fibre industries

Research Projects

DSTO-UTAS Joint Research in Food Science & Technology

Research Candidate Supervision

Biochemistry of non-starter lactic acid bacteria
Fermentation Studies on Biofuel Production
Lipid production from Rhodococcus opacus PD630 by using low cost carbon sources
Probiotic Survival in Food Products and Retention of Probiotic Traits (Impact of Prior Growth and Preservation Methods on Traits)
The Influence of Stress on the Expression of Probiotic Traits