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Researcher: McMeekin, TA (Professor Thomas McMeekin)

Fields of Research

Bacteriology
Microbiology
Microbial ecology
Analytical biochemistry
Food packaging, preservation and processing
Manufacturing safety and quality
Food sciences
Aquaculture
Industrial biotechnology
Phylogeny and comparative analysis
Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Receptors and membrane biology
Medical biotechnology
Chemical oceanography
Phycology (incl. marine grasses)
Wildlife and habitat management
Cell development, proliferation and death
Animal production
Gene expression (incl. microarray and other genome-wide approaches)
Infectious agents
Evolutionary biology
Food and hospitality services
Post harvest horticultural technologies (incl. transportation and storage)
Genetics
Astrobiology
Biological physics
Fisheries sciences
Biochemistry and cell biology
Farm management, rural management and agribusiness
Crop and pasture improvement (incl. selection and breeding)
Ecological physiology
Microbial genetics
Cell metabolism
Genome structure and regulation
Theory and design of materials
Information security management
Separation science
Industrial microbiology (incl. biofeedstocks)
Health services and systems
Other biological sciences
Molecular evolution
Environmentally sustainable engineering

Research Objectives

Food safety
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences
Fisheries - aquaculture
Management of Antarctic and Southern Ocean environments
Non-dairy milk
Other plant production and plant primary products
Other environmental management
Beef cattle
Dairy products
Biodiversity in Antarctic and Southern Ocean environments
Other animal production and animal primary products
Processed meat products
Dairy cattle
Environmentally sustainable plant production
Expanding knowledge in the chemical sciences
Fisheries - wild caught
Schools and learning environments
Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems
Women's and maternal health
Carcass meat (incl. fish and seafood)
Natural hazards
Other health
Rehabilitation or conservation of marine environments
Field grown vegetable crops
Barley
Other information and communication services
Expanding knowledge in philosophy and religious studies
Unprocessed or minimally processed fish
Expanding knowledge in the physical sciences
Processed fish and seafood products
Hardwood plantations
Clinical health
Atmospheric composition (incl. greenhouse gas inventory)
Information systems, technologies and services
Health related to ageing
Environmentally sustainable manufacturing activities
Wheat
Other education and training
Industrial chemicals and related products

Career Best Publications

Effect of Temperature and Salinity Stress on Growth and Lipid Composition of Shewanella gelidimarina; Applied and Environmental Microbiology
Information systems in food safety management; International Journal of Food Microbiology
Predictive Microbiology : Theory and Application; John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Quantifying the hurdle concept by modelling the bacterial growth /no growth interface; International Journal of Food Microbiology
Responses of Listeria monocytogenes to Acid Stress and Glucose Availability Revealed by a Novel Combination of Fluorescence Microscopy and Microelectrode Ion-Selective Techniques; Applied and Environmental Microbiology

Research Publications

Listeria innocua and Lactobacillus bulgaricus employ different strategies to cope with acid stress; BioMicro World 2005
Listeria innocua and Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. bulgaricus employ different strategies to cope with acid stress; International Journal of Food Microbiology
Salmonella Sofia Differs from Other Poultry-Associated Salmonella Serovars with Respect to Cell Surface Hydrophobicity; Journal of Food Protection
A new direction in the search for novel pharmaceuticals; 11th International Symposium for the Biology of Actinomycetes,
A new N-C-31/9 polyene hydrocarbon from Antarctic bacteria; F E M S Microbiology Letters
A novel non-invasive microelectrode technique and its application to membrane transport activity measurements of Thraustochytrium sp.; The Millennium for Microbiology
A process risk model for the shelf life of Atlantic salmon fillets; International Journal of Food Microbiology
A thermodynamic model for temperature-dependent growth suggests a mesophilic LUCA; Food Forum 2013
ACAM: A growing international demand; ANARE News
Acid habituation of Escherichia coli and the potential role of cyclopropane fatty acids in low pH tolerance; International Journal of Food Microbiology
Actinobacteria In Antarctic Ice; Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research Open Science Conference
An Essay on the Unrealized Potential of Predictive Microbiology; CRC Series in Contemporary Food Science - Modeling Microbial Responses in Food
Analysis of microbial hydrocarbon degradation using TLC-FID; Journal of Microbiological Methods
Antarctic bacteria - A new source of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids; Eighth Australian Food Microbiology Conference, 8-10 February 1995
Antarctic microorganisms: Biodiversity and Biotechnology; Division of Environmental Chemsitry, 212 th ACS National Meeting
Applicability of a model for non-pathogenic Escherichia coli for predicting the growth of pathogenic Escherichia coli; Journal of Applied Microbiology
Assessing Australian biodiversity for pharmaceutical purposes-towards an improved detection of actinomycetes.; 10th International Symposium for Biology of Actinomycetes
Attachment of different Salmonella serovars to materials commonly used in a poultry processing plant; Food Microbiology
Bacterial Production of Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Marine Food Webs - A New Challenge for Microbial Ecology; Microbiology Australia, The Millennium for Microbiology
Behaviour of Listeria monocytogenes under combined chilling processes; Letters in Applied Microbiology
Biochemical Estimation of biomass and community structure of algal blooms in Antarctica; Division of Environmental Chemsitry, 212 th ACS National Meeting
Biodiversity below the ice
Biomarker techniques to screen for bacteria that produce polyunsaturated fatty acids; Journal of Microbiological Methods
Bioprospecting and biotechnology in Antarctica; The Antarctic: Past, Present and Future
Biotechnological potential of Antarctic Microorganisms; ANZAAS conference: UNESCO Year of the Ocean-the Tasmanian and Southern Ocean context
Cell yield of Escherichia coli due to water activity; ISOPOW 7 International Symposium on Water Management in the Design and Distribution of Quality Foods
Characterising Bacterial Lag Time Reponses; The Millennium for Microbiology
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
Combining microbial growth models with near real-time temperature monitoring technologies to estimate the shelf life and safety of foods during processing and distribution; Australia-China Food Safety Workshop
Community structure of Antarctic benthic habitats; IX ICBAM IXth International congresss of bacteriology and applied microbiology
Connecting Science and Technology to improve microbial food safety management; Cold Chain Management Workshop
Connecting Science With Technology to Improve Microbial Food Safety Management
Current and Emerging Issues Challenging Food Safety Management; Food Safety Conference 2004
Detecting Pathogens in Food - Woodhead Publishing in Food Science and Technology; Woodhead Publishing Limited & CRC Press
Development and evaluation of a predictive model for the effect of temperature and water activity on the growth rate of Vibrio parahaemolyticus; International Journal of Food Microbiology
Development of Pseudomonas Predictor; Australian Journal of Dairy Technology
Development of a predictive model to describe the effects of temperature and water activity on the growth of spoilage pseudomonads; International Journal of Food Microbiology
Developments with Antarctic microorganisms: culture collections, bioactivity screening, taxonomy, PUFA production and cold-adapted enzymes; Current Opinions in Biotechnology
Differentiation of the effects of lethal pH and water activity: food safety implications; Letters in Applied Microbiology
Distributions of Relative Lag Times and their Utility; International Conference on Predictive Modelling in Foods
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
Dues south in the search for novel pharmeceuticals; Microbiology Australia
Ecology and physiology of psychrophilic bacteria from Antarctic saline lakes and sea ice
Ecophysiology of food-borne pathogens: Essential knowledge to improve food safety; International Journal of Food Microbiology
Effect of relative inoculum concentration on Listeria monocytogenes growth in co-culture; International Journal of Food Microbiology
Effect of suspension media on nonthermal inactivation of Escherichia coli; Letters in Applied Microbiology
Effect of Temperature and Salinity Stress on Growth and Lipid Composition of Shewanella gelidimarina; Applied and Environmental Microbiology
Effect of UV-B on lipid content of three Antarctic Marine Phytoplankton; Phytochemistry
Effects of parameterization on the performance of empirical models used in 'predictive microbiology'; Food Microbiology
Effects of sequences of NaC1 and acid treatments on survival of L. monocytogenes; FoodMicro 2006
Effects of UV irradiation on the lipid fatty acid and sterol composition and content of three Antarctic Micro-algae; AMSA '96 10-13 July 1996
Effects of UV irradiation on the lipid, fatty acid and sterol composition and content of three Antarctic Microalgae; Marine microorganisms for Industry conference
Effects of UV irradiation on the lipid, fatty acid and sterol composition and content of three Antarctic Microalgae; Marine microorganisms for Industry confernce
Enrichment of Rotifers Brachionus plicatilis with Eicosapentaenoic Acid and Docosahexaenoic Acid Produced by Bacteria; Journal of World Aquaculture Society
Enrichment of the rotifer Brachionus plicatilis fed an Antarctic bacterium containing polyunsaturated fatty acids; Aquaculture
Estimation of biomass and community structure of algal blooms in Antarctica using signature lipids; Third International Symposium on the Interface between Analytical Chemistry and Microbiology: Analytical Chemistry in Environmental Microbiology, March12-15, 1995
Estuarine algicidal bacteria: Control of harmful algal species ?; 8th International Conference on Applied Algology (8th ICAA)
Evaluation of extraction methods for recovery of fatty acids from lipid-producing microheterotrophs; Journal of Microbiological Methods
Evaluation of thermal inactivation of Escherichia coli using microelectrode ion flux measurements with osmotic stress; Letters in Applied Microbiology
Excelling in food safety technology to drive future product development; Food Indsutry Conference
Exploring Antarctica : From ACAM to biodiversity; 2004 National Conference Australiain Society for Microbiology
Family I. Alteromonadaceae Ivanova and Mikhailov 2001b, 1229VP (Effective publication: Ivanova and Mikhailov 2001a, 15.); In Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd ed., Vol. 2 The Proteobacteria, Part B, The Gammaproteobacteria
Final optical density and growth rate; effects of temperature and NaCl differ from acidity; International Journal of Food Microbiology
Food for thought; Food Biz, National Food Industry Strategy Ltd
Food poisoning rates in Australia: an alternative view; Food Australia
Functional genomics of osmotic adjustment in microorganisms: An integrated approach; 11th International Symposium on Microbial Ecology
Future Challenges to Microbial Food Safety, Contributions resulting from a conference held in Wolfheze, the Netherlands June 9-12, 2008; International Journal of Food Microbiology
Genus I. Alteromonas baumann, Baumann, mandel and Allen 1972, 418 emend. Gauthier, Gauthier and Christen, 1995a, 760; In Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd ed., Vol. 2 The Proteobacteria, Part B, The Gammaproteobacteria
Genus VII. Marinobacter Gauthier, Lafay, Christen, Fernandez, Acquaviva, Bonin and Bertand 1992, 574VP; In Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd ed., Vol. 2 The Proteobacteria, Part B, The Gammaproteobacteria
Genus XI. Pseudoalteromonas Gauthier, Gauthier and Christen 1995a, 759VP; In Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd ed., Vol. 2 The Proteobacteria, Part B, The Gammaproteobacteria
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
Growth limits of Listeria monocytogenes as a function of temperature, pH, NaCl, and lactic acid; Applied and Environmental Microbiology
Handbook of Food Science, Technology and Engineering; CRC Press Taylor & Francis Group
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
Hydrocarbon degradation by Antarctic coastal bacteria; Antarctic Science
Identification of dominant taxa in coastal Antarctic water and ice core samples using signature lipids; Antarctic Communities Species, Structure and Survival
Identification of dominat taxa in coastal Antarctic water and ice core samples using signature lipids; Antarctic Communities Species, Structure and Survival
Inactivation of Escherichia coli M23 by combined osmotic and acid challenges; 20th International ICFMH Symposium
Including water activity in a thermodynamic model for temperature-dependent growth; MICROBIAL WORKSHOP 2014: Thermodynamics and temperature-dependent growth
Induction and Manipulation of Bacterial Lag Times; International Conference on Predictive Modelling in Foods
Information systems in food safety management; International Journal of Food Microbiology
Introduction; Tracing pathogens in the food chain
Introduction to predictive modelling special issue; International Journal of Food Microbiology
Investigating the Bacterial Diversity of Ice Covered Alkaline Lakes and Solid Ice; 2006 Australian Society for Microbiology Annual Conference
Ion Flux Profiles and Ultradian Oscillatory Activity Associated with Cell Cycle of Thraustochytrium Sp.; Com Bio 2000
Ion selective microelectrode flux measurements in microbiological research; IXth International Congress of Bacteriology and Applied Microbiology
Ion transport and osmotic adjustment in Escherichia coli in response to ionic and non-ionic osmotica; Environmental Microbiology
Ionic homeostasis and osmoregulation in bacterial cells; 14th International Workshop on Plant Membrane Biology
Ionic homeostasis in E. coli in response to osmotic challenge: Stress specific regulation; FoodMicro 2006
Managing the Risk of Food-Borne Illness
Marine microheterotrophs as alternative sources of polyunsaturated fatt acids in aquaculture feeds; Marine biopress engineering
Marine microheterotrophs as alternative sources of polyunsaturated fatty acdis in aquaculture feeds; Marine Bioprocess Engineering International Symposium
Marine microheterotrophs as alternative sources of polyunsaturated fatty acids in aquaculture feeds; Invited symposium lecture at Australian Society of Microbiology Annual Scientific Meeting
Marine Psychrophilic Bacteria from Antarctic Sea Ice -Diversity and Unique Lipid Compositions; 5th United Kingdom Extremeophile Network meeting
Marine Psychrophilic Bacteria from Antarctic Sea Ice -Diversity and Unique Lipid Compositions; 5th United Kingdom Extremeophile Network meeting
Measurements of net fluxes and extracellular changes of H+, Ca2+, K+, and NH4+ in Escherichia coli using ion-selective microelectrodes; Journal of Microbiological Methods
Membrane transport activity and ultradian ion flux oscillations associated with cell cycle of Thraustochytrium sp; Australian Journal of Plant Physiology
Microbial Ecology and Physiology: science underpinning microbial food safety and stability and food biotechnology opportunities; Presentation to the Institute of Hygiene and Toxicology
Microbial interactions, communication and signalling (C); Food Micro 2006
Microbial Stress and Recovery in Food; Elsevier Science BV
Microelectrode Ion Flux Estimation (MIFE) technique in microbiology - A cutting edge approach to study bacterial stress responses; Microbiology Australia
Modeling Microbial Growth Within Food Safety Risk Assessments; Risk Analysis
Modelling the combined temperature and salt (NaCl) limits for growth of a pathogenic Escherichia coli strain using nonlinear logistic regression; International Journal of Food Microbiology
Modelling the effects of temperature, water activity, pH and lactic acid concentration on the growth rate of Escherichia coli; International Journal of Food Microbiology
New Australian marine microheterotrophs: an alternative source of polyunsaturated fatty acids in aquaculture feeds?; International Marine Biotechnology Conference 2000
New Australian microbial sources of polyunsaturated fatty acids; Chemistry in Australia
New Australian microbial sources of polyunsaturated fatty acids; Chemistry in Australia
Non-invasive microelectrode ion flux measurements to study adaptive responses of microorganisms to the environment; FEMS Microbiology Reviews
Non-invasive microelectrode ion flux measurements to study bacterial adaptive responses to environment; BioMicro World 2005
Non-thermal death of Escherichia coli; Annual Scientific Meeting and Exhibition of the Australian Society for Microbiology
Nonthermal death of Escherichia coli; International Journal of Food Microbiology
Novel bacteria as alternate sources of polyunsaturated fatty acids for use in acquaculture and other industries; Marine Microorganisms for Industry Conference
Novel bacteria as alternate sources of polyunsaturated fatty acids in aquaculture; 6th International Tasmanian Aquaculture Exchange
Oscillatory activity and ion flux profiles associated with growth and nutritional status of the marine eukaryote Thraustochytrium sp.; The Millennium for Microbiology
Osmotic adjustment and requirement for sodium in marine protist thraustochytrid; Environmental Microbiology
Participation of the Australian Food Safety Centre of Excellence (AFSCOE) as a Work Package Leader in an EU FP6 Project (Pathogencombat)
Participation of the Australian Food Safety Centre of Excellence (AFSCOE) as a Work Package Leader in an EU FP6 Project (Pathogencombat)
Performance evaluation of a model describing the effects of temperature, water activity, pH and lactic acid concentration on the growth of Escherichia coli; International Journal of Food Microbiology
Physicochemical Parameters for Growth of the Sea Ice Bacteria Glaciecola punicea ACAM 611T and Gelidibacter sp. Strain IC158; Applied and Environmental Microbiology
Polyunsaturated fatty acdis from Australian thraustochytrids: the potential to reduce our reliance on fish oils?; World Aquaculutre '99
Polyunsaturated fatty acids and a novel C31:9 polyene, from sea ice microbial communities; Division of Environmental Chemsitry, 212 th ACS National Meeting
Polyunsaturated fatty acids from bacteria and thraustochytrids: production and use to enrich rotifers and fish larvae; 26th Annual Larval Fish Conference
Polyunsaturated fatty acids from sea ice algae and bacteria; Australasian Society for Phycology and Aquatic Botany
Polyunsaturated fatty acids from sea ice algae and bacteria; Australasian Society for Phycology and Aquatic Botany
Polyunsaturated fatty acids from sea ice microbial communities; Pacific Oils 2000
Polyunsaturated fatty acids from sea-ice microbial communities; Third International Symposium on the Interface between Analytical Chemistry and Microbiology: Analytical Chemistry in Environmental Microbiology, March 12-15, 1995
Polyunsaturated fatty acids from sea-ice microbiota; Australian Marine Science Association, July 3-6, 1995
Polyunsaturated fatty acids in the psychrophilic bacterium Shewanella gelidimarina ACAM 456(T): molecular species analysis of major phospholipids and biosynthesis of eicosapentaenoic acid; Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Lipids & Lipid Metabolism
Power with Precision: 2nd International Conference on Predictive Microbiology; 2nd International Conference on Predictive Microbiology
Predictive Microbiology & HACCP; HACCP in Meat Poultry & Fish Processing
Predictive Microbiology : Theory and Application; John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Predictive Microbiology and Food Safety
Predictive microbiology theory and application: is it all about rates?; Food Control
Predictive microbiology, theory and application: is it all about rates?; 7th International Conference on Predictive Microbiology of Foods (7ICPMF)
Predictive Microbiology: past, present and future; In: Modelling microorganisms in food
Predictive microbiology: providing a knowledge-based framework for change management; International Journal of Food Microbiology
Predictive Microbiology: quantitative science delivering quantifiable benefits to the meat and other food industries; International Congress of Meat Science & Technology
Predictive microbiology: Quantitative science delivering quantifiable benefits to the meat industry and other food industries; Meat Science
Predictive microbiology: towards the interface and beyond; International Journal of Food Microbiology
Predictive modelling of the microbial quantity and safety of meats; PREDICTIVE MICROBIOLOGY APPLIED TO CHILLED FOOD PRESERVATION
Predictive Models Evaluation
Preliminary studies on the effects of UV-B irradiation on the lipids of Antarctic Marine microalgae; Australasian Society for Phycology and Aquatic Botany
Preliminary studies on the effects of UV-B irradiation on the lipids of Antarctic Marine microalgae; Australasian Society for Phycology and Aquatic Botany
Preliminary studies on the effects of UV-B radiation on the lipids of Antarctic marine algae; International symposium on Environmental research in the Antarctic
Production of eicosapentaenoic and arachidonic acids by an Antarctic bacterium-response to growth temperature; FEMS Microbiology Letters
Productionn of polyunsaturated fatty acids by Australian Thrasutochytrids; 8th International Conference on Applied Algology (8th ICAA)
Prokaryotic Antarctic biodiversity; Antarctic Communities Species, Structure and Survival
Prokaryotic Antarctic biodiversity; SCAR Sixth Biology Symposium, May 30 - June 3, 1994
Protein thermodynamics can be predicted directly from biological growth rates; PLoS One
Psychrobacter glacincola sp. nov., a halotolerant, psychrophilic bacterium isolated from Antarctic sea ice; Sytematic and Applied 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
Quality assurance of specialty cheeses; Annual Scientific Meeting & Exhibition of the Australian Society for Microbiology
Quantifying the hurdle concept by modelling the bacterial growth /no growth interface; International Journal of Food Microbiology
Quantitative Microbiology: A Basis for Food Safety; Emerging Infectious Diseases
Rates of food poisoning in Australia; Medical Journal of Australia
Research drives people: people drive research; AIFST Annual Scientific Meeting
Responses of Listeria monocytogenes to acid stress and glucose availability monitored by measurements of intracellular pH and viable counts; International Journal of Food Microbiology
Responses of Listeria monocytogenes to Acid Stress and Glucose Availability Revealed by a Novel Combination of Fluorescence Microscopy and Microelectrode Ion-Selective Techniques; Applied and Environmental Microbiology
Risk assessment and pathogen management; Foodborne Pathogens : Hazards, Risk Analysis and Control
Risk assessment and pathogen management; Foodborne Pathogens, Hazards, risk analysis and control
Risk assessment of choleragenic Vibrio cholerae 01 and 0139 in warm-water shrimp in intenational trade: Interpretative Summary and Technical Report; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Risk assessment of Vibrio vulnificus in raw oysters: Interpretative Summary and Technical Report; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Science and technology: protecting the Nation's food supply
Science-based approaches for food safety risk management; IDF World Summit
Sea Ice Microbial Communities - A Unique Environment for Bacterial Production of Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids; IVth International Symposium on the Interface between Analytical Chemistry and Microbiology
Seasonal and interannual changes in planktonic biomass and community structure in eastern Antarctica using signature lipids; Marine Chemistry
Seasonal distribution of picocyanobacteria in Ace Lake a marine derived Antarctic Lake; Antarctic Communities Species, Structure and Survival
Shelf life prediction: status and future possibilities; International Journal of Food Microbiology
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
Significance of the rdar and bdar morphotypes in the hydrophobicity and attachment to abiotic surfaces of Salmonella Sofia and other poultry-associated Salmonella serovars; Letters in Applied Microbiology
Some comments on Huang, L. (2010). Growth kinetics of Escherichia coli O157: H7 in mechanically-tenderized beef; International Journal of Food Microbiology
Special Issue 3rd International Conference on Predictive Modelling in Foods; International Journal of Food Microbiology
Sterol and Squalene Content of a Docosahexaenoic-Acid-Producing Thraustochytrid: Influence of Culture Age, Temperature, and Dissolved Oxygen; Marine Biotechnology
Stochasticity of bacterial attachment and its predictability by the extended Derjaguin-Landau-Verwey-Overbeek Theory; Applied and Environmental Microbiology
Sulphate Reducing Bacteria in the Lakes of the Vestfold Hills, Antarctica; Australian Society for Microbiology Annual Scientific Meeting, 24-29 September 1995
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
Temperature Function Integration: Devices and aproaches in the Meat Industry
Temperature step changes: a novel approach to control biofilms of Streptococcus thermophilus in a pilot plant-scale cheese-milk pasteurisation plant; International Journal of Food Microbiology
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); The Australian Organic Geochemistry Conference 2-4 October 1996
The Australian collection of Antarctic microorganisms (ACAM); Microorganisms for Industry conference
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); Microorganisms for Industry conference
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): an increasing demand for a new resource; Chemistry in Australia
The Autralian collection of Microorganisms; Pacicifc Oils 2000
The biokinetic spectrum for temperature; PLoS One
The Biokinetic Spectrum for Temperature and optimal Darwinian fitness; Journal of Theoretical Biology
The biokinetic spectrum for temperature: astrobiological significance; 2016 Australasian Astrobiology Meeting
The biotechnological potential of thraustochytrids; Marine Biotechnology
The Cold Chain for domestic red meat: key issues for quality assurance
The effect of abrupt osmotic shifts on the lag phase duration of foodborne bacteria; International Journal of Food Microbiology
The effect of abrupt osmotic shifts on the lag phase duration of physiologically distinct populations of Salmonella typhimurium; International Journal of Food Microbiology
The effect of UV on Antarctic Algal lipids,; XIX Symposium on Polar Biology 5-6th December 1996
The effect of UV-B radiation on lipid of three Antarctic marine phytoplankton species; Antarctica and Global Change: Interactions and Impacts
The future of predictive microbiology; 5th International Conference on Predictive Modelling in Foods
The future of predictive microbiology: Strategic research, innovative applications and great expectations; International Journal of Food Microbiology
The Maximum Growth Rate for Life on Earth; School of Land and Food (SLAF) Conference
The maximum growth rate for life on earth; The Astrobiology Science Conference
The maximum growth rate of life on Earth; International Journal of Astrobiology
The microbial composition of three limnologically disparate hypersaline Antarctic lakes; FEMS Microbiology Letters
The Order Alteromonadales ord; In Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd ed., Vol. 2 The Proteobacteria, Part B, The Gammaproteobacteria
The way forward with predictive microbiology in the dairy industry; Australian Journal of Dairy Technology
Thermodynamics and temperature-dependent growth
Thermodynamics and temperature-dependent growth; Food Forum 2013
Thermodynamics and temperature-dependent growth; MICROBIAL WORKSHOP “FROM FOOD SAFETY TO OCEAN BIOGEOCHEMISTRY”: Thermodynamics and temperature-dependent growth
Thraustochytrids can be grown in low-salt media without affecting PUFA production; Marine Biotechnology
Towards the application of predictive microbiology in understanding and controlling wine spoilage by Dekkera/Brettanomyces yeasts; 13th Australian Wine Industry Technical Conference
Universality of thermodynamic constants governing biological growth rates; PLoS One
University collaborates in international research into food poisoning
Use of Predictive Microbiology in the Australian Meat Industry; Food Micro 2006
UV effect on lipids; Antarctica and Global Change: Interactions and impacts
UV effect on lipids; Antarctica and Global Change: Interactions and impacts
Validation of a model describing the effects of temperature and water activity on the growth of psychrotrophic pseudomonads; International Journal of Food Microbiology
Variation of Branched-Chain Fatty Acids Marks the Normal Physiological Range for Growth in Listeria monocytogenes; Applied and Environmental Microbiology
Viable count estimates of lag time responses for Salmonella typhimurium M48 subjected to abrupt osmotic shifts; International Journal of Food Microbiology

Research Projects

DPIV - Australian Food Safety Centre of Excellence; Department of Primary Industries Victoria (DPIV)
A tool for the quantification of methane producing bacteria in Antarctic and Southern Ocean environments; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Application of Polymerase chain reaction technology to the molecular systematics and ecology of antarctic microorganisms; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Application of predictive food microbiology to improve the quality and safety of food; Australian Pork Limited (APL)
Application of predictive food microbiology to improve the quality and safety of food; Meat Research Corporation (MRC)
Application of predictive food microbiology to improve the quality and safety of food; Dairy Australia Limited (DAL)
Application of predictive food microbiology to improve the quality and safety of food; AgriFutures (AgFut)
Application of Stochastic (Probability) Modelling Techniques to Describe the Microbiology of a Salmonid Processing Operation; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Assay Culture collection strains for collagenase activity & enrichment and isolation of collagen degraders from cow hide at proposed in situ temperatures; Ocean Baits Australia Pty Ltd (OBA)
Australian Food Safety Centre of Excellence; National Food Industry Strategy (NFIS)
Automated spiral plating system for bacterial isolation and enumeration; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Bacanova collaboration - An EU 5th Framework project; Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST)
Baseline study of faecal bacteria in coastal waters at Davis Station, Antarctica; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)
Biodiversity and ecophysiology of Antarctic sea-ice bacteria.; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)
Characterisation of a bacterial antagonistic substance produced by the Antarctic microorganisms, Carnobacterium funditum and Carnobacterium alterfunditu; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Characterisation of Antarctic Actinobacteria; Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) (DoEE)
Collaboration between the University of Tasmania and KVL research into bacterial response to pH stress; Royal Veterinary & Agricultural University of Copenhagen (KVL)
Collaborative Food Allergen Research, Development and Extension Syndicate; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Comparison of Spoilage Characteristics of Mussels Under Different Processing Conditions; Spring Bay Seafoods Pty Ltd (SBS)
Computer assisted evaluation of microbial growth in dairy products; Dairy Australia Limited (DAL)
CRC Antarctic fund transfer for microbial technology; Antarctic Cooperative Research Centre (ANTCRC)
DAL - Australian Food Safety Centre of Excellence; Dairy Australia Limited (DAL)
Development of kinetic and probability models to describe microbial behaviour under severely growth limiting conditions; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Development of Prediction Methods for Physical & Microbiological Changes During Food Processing; Australian Research Council (ARC)
DHAC - Australian Food Safety Centre of Excellence; Department of Health and Ageing (DHA)
Direct molecular analysis of Antarctic microbial ecosystems; Australian Research Council (ARC)
DPIWE - Australian Food Safety Centre of Excellence; Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water & Environment (DPIPWE)
Establishing a Centralised Genetics Facility within the Central Science Laboratory; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Establishment of a DNA Sequencing Facility at the University of Tasmania; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Estimation of the abundance and spatial districution of Phaeocystis poucheti in southern ocean and near-shore Antarctic waters using signature lipids an; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)
FIG Scheme; Tassal Ltd (Tassal)
Food safety Risk Assessment for the Australian Grains Industry; Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC)
Food Safety Risk Assessment of the Australian Dairy Industry; Dairy Australia Limited (DAL)
For the provision of samples from materials collected in the Australian Antarctic Territories; Cerylid Biosciences (CERYLID)
Gene Technology research assistant ; Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water & Environment (DPIPWE)
GRDC - Australian Food Safety Centre of Excellence; Grains Research & Development Corporation (GRDC)
Growth of thermoduric bacteria in cheese milk pasteurisers; Dairy Australia Limited (DAL)
Hyphenated Capillary Electrophoresis-Mass Spectrometer Facility; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Life Science Molecular Biology Facility Extension; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Lipid chemistry and ecology of Antarctic microorganisms; CSIRO/University of Tasmania (CSIRO/UTAS)
Methanotrophs in Antarctica; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)
Microbial diversity of Antarctica: The sulphate reducing bacteria; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)
Microbiological Validation and Verification of Chilling Regimes; Meat Research Corporation (MRC)
MINTRAC Scholarship; Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)
MLAL - Australian Food Safety Centre of Excellence; Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)
Modelling non-thermal death of verotoxigenic Escherichia coli; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Modelling the growth, survival and death of Vibrio parahaemolyticus; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Molecular systematics and ecology of Antarctic microorganisms; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Novel Antimicrobial Effects from Incompatible Solutes: Dairy Related Proof of Concept and Applications; Gardiner Foundation (GF)
Participation of the Australian Food Safety Centre of Excellence (AFSCOE) as a Work Package Leader in an EU FP6 Project (Pathogencombat); Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST)
Physiological responses of microorganisms to temperature and water activity constraints; Meat Research Corporation (MRC)
Predictive food microbiology; Chicken and Meat Research and Development Corporation (CMRDC)
Predictive Microbiology Technology - International Research Links; Department of Industry, Tourism & Resources (DITR)
Presentations at the Fourth International Symposium on the Interface between Analytical Chemistry and Microbiology; Department of Industry, Tourism & Resources (DITR)
Purchase of High Pressure Liquid Chromatography system with Mass Spectrometry, Ultraviolet and Scintillation detector systems; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Real Time Observation of the Effect of Environmental Stresses on the Food Borne Pathogen, Listeria Monocytogenes; Department of Industry, Tourism & Resources (DITR)
RIRDC - Australian Food Safety Centre of Excellence; AgriFutures (AgFut)
Safeguarding The Young and Elderly - Design of an Anti-Listeria Biocide for Food Processing Environments; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Spoilage Mechanisms for Fresh Cut Salad Mixes; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
SSAL - Australian Food Centre of Excellence; Seafood Services Australia Limited (SSAL)
Stasis and Inactivation of Bacterial Pathogens on Meat and Meat Products; Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)
Systematics and antimicrobial activity of Antarctic actinomycetes; Australian Research Council (ARC)
The Australian Collection of Antarctic Microorganisms (ACAM); Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)
The biochemistry, ecology and organic geochemistry of Phaeocystis pouchetti communities at Davis Base, Antarctica: measurement of signature pigment and; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)
The effects of environmental factors on microbial growth in prepared seafood ...; Fishing Industry Research & Development Council (FIRDC)
The effects of UV-B radiation on the nutritional composition of Antarctic phytoplankton; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)
The microbial biota of Antarctic lakes; Australian Research Council (ARC)
The use of chemical signatures to monitor Phaeocystisand determination of baseline hydrocarbon concentrations and distributions in the Antarctic; Antarctic Science Advisory Committee (ASAC)
Ultracentrifuge for molecular biological studies; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Visiting Scholar - Dr Sumner; Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO)
Workshop on the Application of Predictive Microbiology and Computer Modeling Techniques to the Food Industry; Tampa, Florida, USA, 12-15 April 1992; Department of Industry, Tourism & Resources (DITR)
ARMCANZ MSC Risk Management Workshop
Development of innovative integrated processing and packaging systems for the maufacture of foods
E'coli inactivation in uncooked fermented meat products
Production practice review and refinement
Shelf life extension of salmon products - literature review
Shelf Life extension project
Temperate History Data Analysis

Research Candidate Supervision

A novel application of mife in microbiology
Adhesion of Pseudomonas fragi and Salmonella serotypes to meat tissue
Anatomical and physiological factors affecting adventitious root formation in pinus radiata (D.Don) cuttings
Antarctic microbiology
Biodiscovery and Biodiversity of Antarctic Bacteria
Biology of Fireblight Beetle, Acacicola Orphana (Erichson) (Coleptra; Chrysomelidae), Defoliator of Acacia Dealbata (Link.)
Carbon cycling in the Southern Ocean and Lakes of the Vestfold Hills
Characterisation and Application of Australian Thraustochytrids
Design, development and application of molecular probes for marine bacteria based on ribosomal RNA nucleotide sequences
Development of a High Pressure Processing Inactivation Model for Hepatitis A Virus and its Application in Shellfish Processing
Ecological risk assessment
Electrophositic study of fungal enzymes
Environmental and cultural factors affecting the production of myoga (Zingiber Mioga Roscoe) in Australia
Factors affecting the yield and quality of pyrethrum seed
Flavobacteria in the Southern Ocean
Food safety risk assessment for the Australian Dairy Industry
Forest soils
Infaunal Recruitment, Lubricant Oil Degradation and Bioturbation in Antarctic Marine Sediments
Investigation of the ecology and physiology of psychrotrophic, pathogenic, bacteria
Kinetics and mechanisms of the Low-pH-induced inactivation of Escherichia coli
Listeria Monocytogenes and Australian Smallgoods- Detection and Control
Low Water Activity-Induced Inactivation of Escherichia coli- Kinetics, Processes and Applications
Management best-practices for low chemical control of flystrike
Microbial Diversity in Tasmanian Caves
Microbial ecology of foods
Molecular genetics of polyunsaturated fatty acid biosynthesis in marine bacteria
Molecular Microbial Ecology of contaminated marine sediment near Casey Station, Antarctica
Molecular phylogeny of polar sea ice microbial communities
Non-thermal Inactivation of Escherichia coli under conditions relevant to the production of uncooked comminuted fermented meats
Osmolyte Protection of Escherichia coli and Salmonella enterica against Inactivation by Acetic Acid
Physiology and Modelling of Escherichia coli Growth Inhibition due to pH, Organic Acids Temperature and Water Activity
Physiology of microorganisms in response to temperature and water activity
Physiology of psychrophilic Bacteria from Antarctic Sea Ice
Phytophthora isolates from Pine Lake and their effects on the flora of the Central Plateau, Tasmania
Predicting the Growth of Pseudomonas in Minced Beef
Predictive microbiology
Predictive model development and lag phase characterisation for applications in the meat industry
Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment on the risk of listeriosis posed by locally manufactured cheese products
Relationship between water quality parameters (nutrients, seston, chlorophyll a), hydrodynamics and oyster growth in three major pacific oyster (Crassostrea gigas) growing areas in southern Tasmania (Australia)
Systematics of Streptomycetes isolated from Antarctic soil
The development of electron microscopy and X-ray microanalysis as key research tools in applied science.
The Effect of Surface Structures on the Physicochemical Characteristics and Attachment Capability of Salmonella
The effects of temperature and water activity on Escherichia coli in relation to beef
The epidemiology of Salmonella Serovars in Tasmania
The Influence on Food Safety of Technological Developments in the Commercial Manufacture of Shelf-stable and Refrigerator-stable Head-Processed Foods
The isolation and identification of bacteria and determination of the role they play in the Antarctic environment
The Molecular and Physiological Basis of Acid Stress Responses in Enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli 0111-H-
The project involves the development/identification of agronomic practices that will enhance the productivity of pyrethrum crops.
TITLE- The phylogeny of members of the family Halomonadaceae, and of flavobacteria isolated from a hypersaline Antarctic lake.
Validation of models to describe microbial development in food under expelted conditions of storage.
Water relations of radiata pine seed pretreatments
Water stress in Transplanted Eucalypt Seedlings