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Researcher: McCammon, SA (Ms Sharee McCammon)

Fields of Research

Microbial ecology
Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Microbial genetics
Animal production
Industrial microbiology (incl. biofeedstocks)

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Other environmental management
Biodiversity in Antarctic and Southern Ocean environments
Dental health
Sheep for meat
Terrestrial biodiversity
Food safety

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A comparison of the short term effects of diesel fuel and lubricant oils on Antarctic benthic microbial communities; Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
Biodiversity of the major bacterial species associated with Antarctic sea ice; The Australian and New Zealand Societies for Microbiology Annual General Meeting
Biogeographic and quantitative analyses of abundant uncultivated gamma-proteobacterial clades from marine sediment ; Microbial Ecology
Colwellia demingiae sp. nov., Colwellia hornerae sp. nov., Colwellia rossensis sp. nov. and Colwellia psychrotropica sp. nov.: psychrophilic Antarctic species with the ability to synthesize docosahexaenoic acid (22 : 6 omega 3); International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology
Community structure of Antarctic benthic habitats; IX ICBAM IXth International congresss of bacteriology and applied microbiology
Comparison of DNA extraction and quantification methods to estimate bacterial load in oral cavity; Molecular Microbiology Meeting 2018
Diversity and association of psychrophilic bacteria in Antarctic Sea ice; Applied & Environmental Microbiology
Diversity and community structure within anoxic sediment from marine salinity meromictic lakes and a coastal meromictic marine basin, Vestfold Hills, Eastern Antarctica; Environmental Microbiology
Effect of a six-week period of evidence-based daily oral care on the oral microbiome of people with dementia living in residential aged care; Federation of European Microbiological Society Meeting - Microbiome
Elongation Factor EF-G as an Indicator of Cell Viability; 94th Annual Meeting IAFP 2007
Flavobacterium hibernum sp. nov., a lactose-utilizing bacterium from a freshwater Antarctic lake; International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology
Genetic variation in growth and the optimisation of SNP molecular markers for parentage assignment in pasture-based crossbred sheep; Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding and Genetics 19th Conference
Glaciecola punicea gen. nov., sp. nov. and Glaciecola pallidula gen. nov., sp. nov.: psychrophilic bacteria from Antarctic sea-ice habitats; International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology
Methylosphaera hansonii gen. nov., sp. nov., a psychrophilic, group I methanotroph from Antarctic marine salinity, meromictic lakes; Microbiology
Prokaryotic Communicty Structure, Activity and Psychrophily in Antarctic Continental Shelf Sediment; The World of Microbes
Prokaryotic Communities in Antarctic Shelf Sediment ; Symposium 17 Microbial and Molecular Ecology - 2002 ASM Annual Scientific Meeting
Prokaryotic Metabolic Activity and Community Structure in Antarctic Continental Shelf Sediments; Applied and Environmental Microbiology
Psychroflexus torquis gen. nov., sp. nov., a psychrophilic species from Antarctic sea ice, and reclassification of Flavobacterium gondwanense (Dobson et al. 1993) as Psychroflexus gondwanense gen. nov., comb. nov; Microbiology
Psychroserpens burtonensis gen. nov., sp. nov., and Gelidibacter algens gen. nov., sp.nov., Psychrophilic bacteria isolated from Antarctic lacustrine and sea ice habitats; Internation Journal of Systmatic Bacteriology
Shewanella gelidimarina sp. nov. and Shewanella frigidimarina sp. nov., novel Antarctic species with the ability to produce eicosapentaenoic acid (20:5 omega 3) and grow anaerobically by dissimilatory Fe(III) reduction; International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology
The microbial composition of three limnologically disparate hypersaline Antarctic lakes; FEMS Microbiology Letters
The taxonomy of Antarctic Flavobacterium species: description of Flavobacterium gillisiae sp. nov., Flavobacterium tegetincola sp. nov. and Flavobacterium xanthum nom. rev., sp. nov. and reclassification of [Flavobacterium] salegens as Salegentibacter salegens gen. nov., comb. nov; International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision