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Open to PhD applications from those having at least a 2.1 BSc degree (or equivalent) in Microbiology, Food Microbiology or Microbial Biochemistry. Please refer to my publications for clarification and inspiration.

1989 …2020

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2018

Diagnostic potential of the PMS-phage assay and PMS-culture to detect Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in bovine milk samples

O'Brien, L. M., McAloon, C. G., Stewart, L. D., Strain, S. A. J. & Grant, I. R., 01 May 2018, In : Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. 65, 3, p. 719-726 8 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
96 Downloads (Pure)
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3 Citations (Scopus)
139 Downloads (Pure)
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2 Citations (Scopus)
193 Downloads (Pure)

In vitro inactivation of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (MAP) by use of copper ions

Steuer, P., Avilez, C., Tejea, C., Gonzalez, N., Ramirez-Reveco, A., Ulloa, F., Mella, A., Grant, I., Collins, M. & Salgado, M., 01 Nov 2018, In : BMC Microbiology. 18, 7 p., 172.

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162 Downloads (Pure)
2017
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9 Citations (Scopus)
253 Downloads (Pure)
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4 Citations (Scopus)
213 Downloads (Pure)

Enhancing the lycopene in vitro bioaccessibility of tomato juice synergistically applying thermal and non-thermal processing technologies

Jayathunge, K. G. L. R., Stratakos, A. C., Cregenzán-Albertia, O., Grant, I. R., Lyng, J. & Koidis, A., 15 Apr 2017, In : Food Chemistry. 221, p. 698-705 8 p.

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16 Citations (Scopus)
292 Downloads (Pure)

Impact of moderate intensity pulsed electric field (MIPEF) treatment on lycopene content and lycopene in vitro bioaccessibility of whole tomato.

Kodikara Gedara, L. R., Stratakos, A., Cregenzán-Albertia, O., Grant, I. R., Lyng, J. & Koidis, T., 28 Dec 2017, In : Tropical Agriculture Research Journal. 28, p. 447-456

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22 Downloads (Pure)
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1 Citation (Scopus)
144 Downloads (Pure)
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Multilaboratory Evaluation of a Novel Lateral Flow Immunochromatographic Assay for Confirming Isolation of Mycobacterium bovis from Veterinary Diagnostic Specimens

Stewart, L., McCallan, L., McNair, J., McGoldrick, A., Morris, R., Moyen, J-L., De Juan Ferre, L., Romero, B., Alonso, E., Parsons, S., Van Helden, P., Araujo, F. & Grant, I., 27 Nov 2017, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 55, 12, p. 3411-3425 15 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
152 Downloads (Pure)
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7 Citations (Scopus)
97 Downloads (Pure)

Viable Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis isolated from calf milk replacer

Grant, I. R., Foddai, A. C. G., Tarrant, J. C., Kunkel, B., Hartmann, F. A., McGuirk, S., Hansen, C., Talaat, A. M. & Collins, M. T., Dec 2017, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 100, 12, p. 9723-9735 13 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)
260 Downloads (Pure)
2016
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15 Citations (Scopus)
1270 Downloads (Pure)

Estimation of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis load in raw bulk tank milk in Emilia-Romagna Region (Italy) by qPCR

Ricchi, M., Savi, R., Bolzoni, L., Pongolini, S., Grant, I., De Cicco, C., Cerutti, G., Cammi, G., Garbarino, C. A. & Arrigoni, N., 17 Mar 2016, In : MicrobiologyOpen. 9 p.

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13 Citations (Scopus)
192 Downloads (Pure)

Identification of lactic acid bacteria strains modulating incretin hormone secretion and gene expression in enteroendocrine cells

Panwar, H., Calderwood, D., Gillespie, A. L., Wylie, A. R., Graham, S. F., Grant, I. R., Grover, S. & Green, B. D., May 2016, In : Journal of Functional Foods. 23, p. 348-358 11 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)
341 Downloads (Pure)

Novel monoclonal antibody and peptide binders for Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis and their application for magnetic separation

O'Brien, L. M., Stewart, L. D., Strain, S. A. J. & Grant, I. R., 27 Jan 2016, In : PLoS ONE. 11, 1, 19 p., e0147870.

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7 Citations (Scopus)
250 Downloads (Pure)

Validation of a high-throughput immunobead array technique for multiplex detection of three foodborne pathogens in chicken products

Charlermroj, R., Makornwattana, M., Grant, I. R., Elliott, C. T. & Karoonuthaisiri, N., 02 May 2016, In : International Journal of Food Microbiology. 224, p. 47-54 8 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)
2015
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8 Citations (Scopus)
252 Downloads (Pure)

Bead array for Listeria monocytogenes detection using specific monoclonal antibodies

Karoonuthaisiri, N., Charlermroj, R., Teerapornpuntakit, J., Kumpoosiri, M., Himananto, O., Grant, I. R., Gajanandana, O. & Elliott, C. T., Jan 2015, In : Food Control. 47, p. 462-471 10 p.

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10 Citations (Scopus)

Extraordinary solute-stress tolerance contributes to the environmental tenacity of mycobacteria

Santos, R., de Carvalho, C. C. C. R., Stevenson, A., Grant, I. R. & Hallsworth, J. E., 20 Oct 2015, In : ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY REPORTS. 7, 5, p. 746-764 19 p.

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16 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of long-term storage at ambient temperatures on the total quality and stability of high-pressure processed tomato juice

Jayathunge, K. G. L. R., Grant, I. R., Linton, M., Patterson, M. F. & Koidis, A., Dec 2015, In : Innovative Food Science and Emerging Technologies. 32, p. 1-8 8 p.

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15 Citations (Scopus)
297 Downloads (Pure)

Is there a common water-activity limit for the three domains of life?

Stevenson, A., Cray, J. A., Williams, J. P., Santos, R., Sahay, R., Neuenkirchen, N., McClure, C. D., Grant, I. R., Houghton, J. DR., Quinn, J. P., Timson, D. J., Patil, S. V., Singhal, R. S., Antón, J., Dijksterhuis, J., Hocking, A. D., Lievens, B., Rangel, D. E. N., Voytek, M. A., Gunde-Cimerman, N. & 4 others, Oren, A., Timmis, K. N., McGenity, T. J. & Hallsworth, J. E., 2015, In : The ISME Journal. 9, 6, p. 1333-1351 19 p.

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93 Citations (Scopus)
212 Downloads (Pure)

Lactobacilli possess inhibitory activity against dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4)

Panwar, H., Calderwood, D., Grant, I. R., Grover, S. & Green, B. D., 2015, In : Annals of Microbiology.

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8 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Development of M13 bacteriophage-based SPR detection using Salmonella detection as a case study

Karoonuthaisiri, N., Charlermroj, R., Morton, M., Oplatowska-Stachowiak, M., Grant, I. R. & Elliott, C. T., Jan 2014, In : Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical. 190, p. 214-220 7 p.

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28 Citations (Scopus)
51 Citations (Scopus)
2013
10 Citations (Scopus)

Improved Detection of Mycobacterium bovis Infection in Bovine Lymph Node Tissue Using Immunomagnetic Separation (IMS)-Based Methods

Stewart, L. D., McNair, J., McCallan, L., Gordon, A. & Grant, I. R., 04 Mar 2013, In : PLoS ONE. 8, 3, 8 p., e58374.

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20 Citations (Scopus)
194 Downloads (Pure)

Multiplex Detection of Plant Pathogens Using a Microsphere Immunoassay Technology

Charlermroj, R., Himananto, O., Seepiban, C., Kumpoosiri, M., Warin, N., Oplatowska, M., Gajanandana, O., Grant, I. R., Karoonuthaisiri, N. & Elliott, C. T., Apr 2013, In : PLoS ONE. 8, 4, 11 p., e62344.

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39 Citations (Scopus)
243 Downloads (Pure)

Phage Display-Derived Binders Able to Distinguish Listeria monocytogenes from Other Listeria Species

Morton, J., Karoonuthaisiri, N., Charlermroj, R., Stewart, L. D., Elliott, C. T. & Grant, I. R., 10 Sep 2013, In : PLoS ONE. 8, 9, p. e74312 11 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)
218 Downloads (Pure)

Production and evaluation of the utility of novel phage display-derived peptide ligands to Salmonella spp. for magnetic separation

Morton, J., Karoonuthaisiri, N., Stewart, L. D., Oplatowska, M., Elliott, C. T. & Grant, I. R., 12 Jun 2013, In : Journal of applied microbiology. 115, 1, p. 271--281 11 p.

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17 Citations (Scopus)

Strategies to Improve the Surface Plasmon Resonance-Based Immmunodetection of Bacterial Cells

Charlermroj, R., Oplatowska, M., Gajanandana, O., Himananto, O., Grant, I., Karoonuthaisiri, N. & Elliott, C. T., Jun 2013, In : Microchimica Acta. 180, 7-8, p. 643-650

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10 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Production and Evaluation of Antibodies and Phage Display-Derived Peptide Ligands for Immunomagnetic Separation of Mycobacterium bovis

Stewart, L. D., McNair, J., McCallan, L., Thompson, S., Kulakov, L. A. & Grant, I. R., May 2012, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 50, 5, p. 1598-1605 8 p.

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14 Citations (Scopus)
2011
29 Citations (Scopus)

Culture phenotypes of genomically and geographically diverse Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis isolates from different hosts

Whittington, R. J., Marsh, I. B., Saunders, V., Grant, I., Juste, R., Sevilla, I., Manning, E. J. B. & Whitlock, R. H., May 2011, In : Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 49, 5, p. 1822-1830 9 p.

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35 Citations (Scopus)
2010
51 Citations (Scopus)
2008

Antibacterial activities of naturally occurring compounds against Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis.

Wong, Y. Y. S., Grant, I., Friedmann, M., Elliott, C. & Situ, C., Oct 2008, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 74, 19, p. 5986-5990 5 p.

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54 Citations (Scopus)

Feasibility of utilising natural products in animal production for the control of animal diseases and food pathogens

Wong, Y., Ngwoke, K., Grant, I., Friedman, M., Elliott, C. & Situ, C., 2008, In : Planta Medica. 74, p. 1138-1138 1 p.

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Risk factors for the introduction and within-herd transmission of Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis (MAP) infection in 59 Irish dairy herds

Cashman, W., Buckley, J., Quigley, T., Fanning, S., More, S., Egan, J., Berry, D., Grant, I. & O' Farrell, K., Jul 2008, In : Irish Veterinary Journal. 61, 7, p. 464-467 4 p.

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16 Citations (Scopus)
2007

Prevalence of Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis in Swiss raw milk cheeses collected at the retail level.

Stephan, R., Schumacher, S., Tasara, T. & Grant, I., Aug 2007, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 90, 8, p. 3590-3595 6 p.

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49 Citations (Scopus)

UV light inactivation of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in milk as assessed by FASTPlaqueTB phage assay and culture.

Grant, I., Altic, L. C. & Rowe, M. T., Jun 2007, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 73(11), 11, p. 3728-3733 6 p.

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41 Citations (Scopus)
2006

Interaction between Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis and environmental protozoa

Grant, I., Whan, L. & Rowe, M., 13 Jul 2006, In : BMC Microbiology. 6(1), p. 6-6 1 p., 63.

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46 Citations (Scopus)

Mycobacterium avium ssp. paratuberculosis and its potential survival tactics.

Grant, I., Apr 2006, In : Letters in Applied Microbiology. 42(4), 4, p. 305-311 7 p.

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53 Citations (Scopus)
2005
18 Citations (Scopus)
79 Citations (Scopus)
8 Citations (Scopus)

Occurrence of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in untreated water in Northern Ireland.

Grant, I., Nov 2005, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 71(11), 11, p. 7107-7112 6 p.

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38 Citations (Scopus)

Zoonotic potential of Mycobacterium avium ssp. paratuberculosis: the current position.

Grant, I., 2005, In : Journal of applied microbiology. 98(6), 6, p. 1282-1293 12 p.

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106 Citations (Scopus)