School of Biological Sciences

Publications of Academic Staff 2014

Academic staff in the School of Biological Sciences published 83 papers in scientific journals during 2014. These are listed below for each staff member (in alphabetical order).

In addition, fifteen extended and short abstracts were published in conference proceedings, and four book chapters. These are listed under “Book chapters” and “Conference proceedings”

Journal publications

Charles Bishop

Spivey RJ and Bishop CM (2014) An implantable instrument for studying the long-term flight biology of migratory birds. Review of Scientific Instruments, 85(1). DOI: 10.1063/1.4854635. 014301

Hawkes LA, Butler PJ, Frappell PB, Meir JU, Milsom WK, Scott GR and Bishop CM (2014) Maximum running speed of captive bar-headed geese is unaffected by severe hypoxia. PloS ONE, 9(4). DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0094015. e94015

Spivey RJ, Stansfield S and Bishop CM (2014) Analysing the intermittent flapping flight of a Manx Shearwater, Puffinus puffinus, and its sporadic use of a wave-meandering wing-sailing flight strategy. Progress in Oceanography, 125:62-73. DOI: 10.1016/j.pocean.2014.04.005.

Gary Carvalho

Knebelsberger T, Landl M, Neumann H, Kloppmann, M, Sell A, Campbell P, Laakmann S, Raupach M, Carvalho GR and Costa RO (2014) A reliable DNA barcode reference library for the identification of the North European shelf fish fauna. Molecular Ecology Resources, doi: 10.1111/1755-0998.12238.

Bohmann K*, Evans A*, Gilbert MTP, Carvalho GR, Creer S, Knapp M, Yu DW, de Bruyn M (2014) Environmental DNA for wildlife biology and biomonitoring. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 29: 358-367. (* joint first authors).

de Bruyn M*, Stelbrink B*, Morley RJ, Hall R, Carvalho GR, Cannon CH, van den Bergh G, Meijaard E, Metcalfe I, Boitani L, Maiorano L, Shoup R, von Rintelen T (2014) Borneo and Indochina are major evolutionary hotspots for Southeast Asian biodiversity. Systematic Biology, 63(6), 879-901 (* joint first authors) 

Fonseca VG, Carvalho GR, Nichols B, Quince C, Johnson H, Neill S.P., Lambshead PJD, Thomas WK, Power D. and Creer S (2014). Metagenetic analysis of patterns of distribution and diversity of marine meiobenthic eukaryotes. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 23, 1293-1302.

Helyar SJ, Lloyd HD, de Bruyn M, Leake J, Bennett N, Carvalho GR (2014) Fish product mislabelling: failings of traceability in the production chain and implications for illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing. PLoS One, 9(6), e98691. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0098691.

Milano I., Babbucci M, Cariani A., Miroslova A., Bekkevold, D, Carvalho GR, Espi-Neira M., Florentino F, Garofalo G, Geffen A, Hansen J, Helyar S, Nielsen E, Ogden R, Patarnello T, Stagioin M, FISHPOPTRACE CONSORTIUM, Tinti F and Bargelloni L. (2014) Outlier SNP markers reveal fine-scale genetic structuring across European hake populations (Merluccius merluccius). Molecular Ecology, 23, 118–135.

Landi M, Dimech M, Arculeo M, Biondo G, Martins R, Miguel Carneiro,
Carvalho, GR, Lo Brutto, S, Costa, FO (2014) DNA Barcoding for Species Assignment: The Case of Mediterranean Marine Fishes. PLoS ONE 9(9): e106135. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0106135.

Simon Creer

Fonseca VG, Carvalho GR, Nichols B, Quince C, Johnson H, Neill S, Lambshead PJD, Thomas WK, Power D and Creer S (2014) Metagenetic analysis of patterns of distribution and diversity of marine meiobenthic eukaryotes Global Ecology and Biogeography 23, 1293–1302 DOI: 10.1111/geb.12223;

Bohmann K, Evans A, Gilbert TA, Carvalho, GR, Creer, S, Knapp, M, Yu D and de Bruyn, M (2014) Environmental DNA for Wildlife Biology and Biodiversity Monitoring Trends in Ecology and Evolution 29: 358-367; doi: 10.1016/j.tree.2014.04.003;

Morgan, M J, Bass, D, Bik, H, Birky, C W, Blaxter, M, Crisp, M D, Derycke, S, Fitch, D, Fontaneto, D, Hardy, C M, King, A J, Kiontke, K C, Moens, T, Pawlowski, J W, Porazinska, D, Tang, C Q, Thomas, W K, Yeates, D K, Creer, S (2014) A critique of Rossberg et al: noise obscures the genetic signal of meiobiotal ecospecies in ecogenomic datasets Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B 281: no 1783, 20133076; DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2013.3076;

Mark de Bruyn

de Bruyn M, Stelbrink B, Morley RJ, Hall R, Carvalho GR, Cannon CH, van den Bergh G, Meijaard E, Metcalfe I, Boitani L, Maiorano L, Shoup R, and von Rintelen T (2014) Borneo and Indochina are major evolutionary hotspots for Southeast Asian biodiversity. Systematic Biology 63(6): 879-901. DOI: 10.1093/sysbio/syu047

Helyar S, Lloyd H, de Bruyn M, Leake J, Bennett N, and Carvalho GR (2014) Fish product mislabelling: failings of traceability in the production chain and implications for Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing. PLoS One 9(6): e98691. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0098691

Bohmann K, Evans A, Gilbert MTP, Carvalho GR, Creer S, Knapp M, Yu DW, and de Bruyn M (2014) Environmental DNA for wildlife biology and biodiversity monitoring. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 29: 358-367. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2014.04.003

de Bruyn M, Pinsky M, Hall B, Koch P, Baroni C, and Hoelzel AR (2014) Rapid increase in southern elephant seal genetic diversity after a founder event. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 281: 20133078. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2013.3078

Nylinder S, Lemey P, de Bruyn M, Suchard MA, Pfeil BE, Walsh N, and Anderberg AA (2014) On the biogeography of Centipeda: a species tree diffusion approach. Systematic Biology 63(2): 178-191. DOI: 10.1093/sysbio/syt102

Hurwood D, Dammannagoda S, Krosch MN, Jung H, Salin KR, Youssef MABH, de Bruyn M, and Mather PB (2014) Impacts of climatic factors on evolution of molecular diversity and the natural distribution of wild stocks of the giant freshwater prawn (Macrobrachium rosenbergii). Freshwater Science 33(1): 217-231. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/675243

Seddon AWR, et al., de Bruyn M, et al. (2014) Looking forward through the past: identification of fifty priority research questions in palaeoecology. Journal of Ecology 102(1): 256-267. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2745.12195

Nathalie Fenner

Cooper MDA, Evans CD, Zielinski P, Levy PE, Gray A, Peacock M, Norris D, Fenner N and Freeman C (2014) Infilled Ditches are Hotspots of Landscape Methane Flux Following Peatland Rewetting. Ecosystems 17: 1227–1241 DOI: 10.1007/s10021-014-9791-3

Peacock M, Jones TG, Airey B, Johncock A, Evans CD, Lebron I, Fenner N and Freeman C (2014) The effect of peatland drainage and rewetting (ditch blocking) on extracellular enzyme activities and water chemistry. Soil Use and Management DOI: 10.1111/sum.12138

Peacock M, Evans CD, Fenner N, Freeman C, Gough R, Jones TG, Lebron I (2014) UV-visible absorbance spectroscopy as a proxy for peatland dissolved organic carbon (DOC) quantity and quality: considerations on wavelength and absorbance degradation. Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts 16:1445-1461. DOI: 10.1039/c4em00108g

Rhymes J, Wallace H, Fenner N and Jones L (2014) Evidence for sensitivity of dune wetlands to groundwater nutrients. Science of the Total Environment 490C, 106-113 DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.04.029

Chris Freeman

Ritson J, Bell M, Graham N, Templeton M, Brazier R, Verhoef A, Freeman C, Clark J (2014) Simulated climate change impact on summer dissolved organic carbon release from peat and surface vegetation: Implications for drinking water treatment. Water Research 67:66-76. DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2014.09.015

Evans CD, Page SE, Jones T, Moore S, Gauci V, Laiho R, Hruška J, Allott THE, Billett MF, Tipping E, Freeman C, Garnett MH (2014) Contrasting vulnerability of drained tropical and high-latitude peatlands to fluvial loss of stored carbon. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 28(11):1215-1234. DOI: 10.1002/2013GB004782

Cooper MDA, Evans CD, Zieliński P, Levy PE, Gray A, Peacock M, Norris D, Fenner N, Freeman C (2014) Infilled ditches are hotspots of landscape methane flux following peatland re-wetting.
Ecosystems 17(7):1227-1241. DOI: 10.1007/s10021-014-9791-3

Peacock M, Evans CD, Fenner N, Freeman C, Gough R, Jones TG, Lebron I (2014) UV-visible absorbance spectroscopy as a proxy for peatland dissolved organic carbon (DOC) quantity and quality: considerations on wavelength and absorbance degradation. Environmental Science: Processes & Impacts 16:1445-1461. DOI: 10.1039/c4em00108g

Peacock M, Jones TG, Airey B, Johncock A, Evans CD, Lebron I, Fenner N and Freeman C (2014) The effect of peatland drainage and rewetting (ditch blocking) on extracellular enzyme activities and water chemistry. Soil Use and Management DOI: 10.1111/sum.12138

Ritson JP, Graham NJD, Templeton MR, Clark JM, Gough R, Freeman C (2014) The impact of climate change on the treatability of dissolved organic matter (DOM) in upland water supplies: A UK perspective. Science of the Total Environment 473-474:714-730. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2013.12.095
Delpla I, Monteith DT, Freeman C, Haftka J, Hermens J, Jones TG, Baurè E, Jung A, Thomas O (2014) A decision support system for drinking water production integrating health risks assessment. Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 11(7):7354-7375. DOI: 10.3390/ijerph110707354

Gough R, Holliman PJ, Willis N, Freeman C (2014) Dissolved organic carbon and trihalomethane precursor removal at a UK upland water treatment works. Science of the Total Environment 468:228-239. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2013.08.048

Dunn C, Jones TG, Girard A, Freeman C (2014) Methodologies for extracellular enzyme assays from wetland soils. Wetlands 34(1):9-17. DOI: 10.1007/s13157-013-0475-0

Gough R, Holliman PJ, Heard T, Freeman C. 2014. DOC and THMFP removal during coagulation of a typical upland water with alum, PAX-18 and PIX-322. Journal of Water Supply: Research and Technology – AQUA63(8):650-660. DOI:10.2166/aqua.2014.007

Olga Golyshina

Werner J, Ferrer M, Michel G, Mann AJ, Huang S, Juarez S, Ciordia S, Albar JP, Alcaide M, La Cono V, Yakimov MM, Antunes A, Taborda M, da Costa MS, Hai T, Glöckner FO, Golyshina OV, Golyshin PN, Teeling H; MAMBA Consortium. (2014) Halorhabdus tiamatea: proteogenomics and glycosidase activity measurements identify the first cultivated euryarchaeon from a deep-sea anoxic brine lake as potential polysaccharide degrader. Environmental Microbiology 16:2525-37. DOI: 10.1111/1462-2920.12393.

Méndez-García C, Mesa V, Sprenger RR, Richter M, Diez MS, Solano J, Bargiela R, Golyshina OV, Manteca Á, Ramos JL, Gallego JR, Llorente I, Martins dos Santos VA, Jensen ON, Peláez AI, Sánchez J, Ferrer M. (2014) Microbial stratification in low pH oxic and suboxic macroscopic growths along an acid mine drainage. ISME Journal 8:1259-1274. DOI: 10.1038/ismej.2013.242.

Jan C, Petersen JM, Werner J, Teeling H, Huang S, Glöckner FO, Golyshina OV, Dubilier N, Golyshin PN, Jebbar M, Cambon-Bonavita MA. (2014) The gill chamber epibiosis of deep-sea shrimp Rimicaris exoculata: an in-depth metagenomic investigation and discovery of Zetaproteobacteria. Environmental Microbiology 16:2723-2738. DOI: 10.1111/1462-2920.12406.

Tchigvintsev A, Tran H, Popovic A, Kovacic F, Brown G, Flick R, Hajighasemi M, Egorova O, Somody JC, Tchigvintsev D, Khusnutdinova A, Chernikova TN, Golyshina OV, Yakimov MM, Savchenko A, Golyshin PN, Jaeger KE, Yakunin AF. (2014) The environment shapes microbial enzymes: five cold-active and salt-resistant carboxylesterases from marine metagenomes. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology DOI 10.1007/s00253-014-6038-3.

Alcaide M, Stogios PJ, Lafraya A, Tchigvintsev A, Flick R, Bargiela R, Chernikova TN, Reva ON, Hai T, Leggewie CC, Katzke N, La Cono V, Matesanz R, Jebbar M, Jaeger KE, Yakimov MM, Yakunin AF, Golyshin PN, Golyshina OV, Savchenko A, Ferrer M; The MAMBA Consortium (2014) Pressure adaptation is linked to thermal adaptation in salt-saturated marine habitats. Environmental Microbiology. DOI: 10.1111/1462-2920.12660.

Guiral M, Castelle CJ, Roger M, Bauzan M, Brugna M, Golyshina O, and Giudici-Orticoni MT (2014). The aerobic respiratory chain of the extremely acidophilic iron-oxidizing archaeon Ferroplasma acidiphilum. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA)-Bioenergetics, 1837:e85-e86, DOI: doi:10.1016/j.bbabio.2014.05.092.

Peter Golyshin

Werner J, Ferrer M, Michel G, Mann AJ, Huang S, Juarez S, Ciordia S, Albar JP, Alcaide M, Yakimov MM, Antunes A, Taborda M, da Costa MS, Tran H, Glöckner FO, Golyshina OV, Golyshin PN and Teeling H, The MAMBA consortium (2014) Halorhabdus tiamatea: Whole genome sequence analyses and proteomics identify the first cultivated euryarchaeon from a deep-sea anoxic brine lake as potential polysaccharide degrader. Environmental Microbiology 16:2525-2537. DOI: 10.1111/1462-2920.12393.

Jan C, Petersen JM, Werner J, Teeling H, Huang S, Glöckner FO, Golyshina OV, Dubilier N, Golyshin PN, Jebbar M, Cambon-Bonavita MA (2014) The gill chamber epibiosis of deep-sea shrimp Rimicaris exoculata: an in-depth metagenomic investigation and discovery of Zetaproteobacteria. Environmental Microbiology 16:2723-2738. DOI: 10.1111/1462-2920.12406.

Genovese M, Crisafi F, Denaro R, Cappello S, Russo D, Calogero R, Santisi S, Catalfamo M, Modica A., Smedile F., Genovese L., Golyshin PN, Giuliano L and Yakimov MM (2014) Effective bioremediation strategy for rapid in situ cleanup of anoxic marine sediments in mesocosm oil spill simulation. Frontiers in Microbiology 5:162. DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2014.00162.

Denaro R, Crisafi F, Russo D, Genovese M, Messina E, Genovese L, Carbone M, Ciavatta M.L., Ferrer M., Golyshin P., Yakimov M (2014) Alcanivorax borkumensis produces an extracellular siderophore in iron-limitation condition maintaining the hydrocarbon-degradation efficiency. Marine Genomics 17:43-52. DOI: 10.1016/j.margen.2014.07.004.

Yakimov MM, La Cono V, La Spada G, Bortoluzzi G, Messina E, Smedile F, Arcadi E, Borghini M, Ferrer M, Schmitt‐Kopplin P, Hertkorn N, Cray JA, Hallsworth JE, Golyshin PN and Giuliano L (2014) Microbial community of the deep-sea brine Lake Kryos seawater-brine interface is active below the chaotropicity limit of life as revealed by recovery of mRNA. Environmental Microbiology DOI: 10.1111/1462-2920.12587

Yakimov MM, La Cono V, Smedile F, Crisafi F, Arcadi E, Leonardi M, Decembrini F, Catalfamo M, Bargiela R, Ferrer M, Golyshin PN, and Giuliano L (2014) Heterotrophic bicarbonate assimilation is the main process of de novo organic carbon synthesis in hadal zone of the Hellenic Trench, the deepest part of Mediterranean Sea. Environmental Microbiology Reports 6:709-722. DOI: 10.1111/1758-2229.12192

Tchigvintsev A, Tran H, Popovic A, Kovacic F, Brown G, Flick R, Hajighasemi M, Egorova O, Somody JC, Tchigvintsev D, Khusnutdinova A, Chernikova TN, Golyshina OV, Yakimov MM, Savchenko A, Golyshin PN, Jaeger KE and Yakunin AF (2014) The environment shapes microbial enzymes: five cold-active and salt-resistant carboxylesterases from marine metagenomes. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology DOI 10.1007/s00253-014-6038-3

Alcaide M, Stogios PJ, Lafraya A, Tchigvintsev A, Flick R, Bargiela R, Chernikova TN, Reva ON, Hai T, Leggewie CC, Katzke N, La Cono V, Matesanz R, Jebbar M, Jaeger KE, Yakimov MM, Yakunin AF, Golyshin PN, Golyshina OV, Savchenko A, Ferrer M; MAMBA consortium. (2014) Pressure adaptation is linked to thermal adaptation in salt-saturated marine habitats. Environmental Microbiology DOI: 10.1111/1462-2920.12660.

Matt Hayward

Durant S, Pettorelli N, Blackburn T, Baillie J, Boxshall G, Brooks S, Carbone C, Crees J, Cunningham A, Daniels M, Deinet S, Ewen J, Hayward M, Macdonald DW, Mace G, May R, Norris K, Pimm S, Raffaelli D and Sutherland W (2014) UK bill could prompt biodiversity loss. Nature 512: 253. DOI:10.1038/512253a

Sapkota S, Aryal A, Baral SR, Hayward MW and Raubenheimer D (2014) Economic analysis of electric fencing for mitigating human-wildlife conflict in Nepal. Journal of Resources and Ecology 5: 237-243. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5814/j.issn.1674-764x.2014.03.006

Hayward MW and Marlow N (2014) Will dingoes really conserve wildlife and can our methods tell? Journal of Applied Ecology 51: 835-838. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.12250

Hayward MW, Lyngdoh S and Habib B (2014) Diet and prey preferences of dholes (Cuon alpinus): dietary competition within Asia's apex predator guild. Journal of Zoology 294: 255-266. DOI: 10.1111/jzo.12171

Clements HS, Tambling CJ, Hayward MW and Kerley GIH (2014) An objective approach to determining the weight ranges of prey preferred by and accessible to the five large African carnivores. PLoS ONE 9: e101054. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0101054

Lyngdoh S, Shrotriya S, Goyal S, Clements H, Hayward MW and Habib B (2014). Prey preferences of the snow leopard (Panthera uncia): regional diet specificity holds global significance for conservation. PLoS ONE 9: e88349. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0088349

Harris S, Arnall S, Byrne M, Coates D, Hayward MW, Martin T, Mitchell N and Garnett S (2014). Whose backyard? Some precautions in choosing recipient sites for assisted colonisation of Australian plants and animals. Ecological Management and Restoration 14: 106-111. DOI: 10.1111/emr.12041

Barrie Johnson

Hedrich, S and Johnson, DB (2014) Remediation and selective recovery of metals from acidic mine waters using novel modular bioreactors. Environmental Science and Technology 48(20):12206-12212. doi 10.1021/es503036

Falagán C and Johnson DB (2014). Acidibacter ferrireducens gen. nov., sp. nov.: an acidophilic ferric iron-reducing gammaproteobacterium. Extremophiles 18:1067-1073. doi 10.1007/s00792-014-0684-3

Ňancucheo I, Johnson, DB (2014). Removal of sulfate from extremely acidic mine waters using low pH sulfidogenic bioreactors. Hydrometallurgy 150:222-226. doi10.1016/j.hydromet.2014.04.025

Johnson DB (2014). Biomining – biotechnologies for extracting and recovering metals from ores and waste materials. Current Opinion in Biotechnology 30:24-31. Doi 10.1016/j.copbio.2014.04.008

Ňancucheo I, Grail BM, Hilario F, du Plessis C and Johnson DB (2014). Extraction of copper from an oxidized (lateritic) ore using bacterially-catalysed reductive dissolution. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 98:6297-6305. doi 10.1007/s00253-014-5687-6

Johnson, DB, Hallberg, KB, Hedrich, S (2014). Uncovering a microbial enigma: isolation and characterization of the streamer-generating, iron-oxidizing acidophilic bacterium, “Ferrovum myxofaciens”. Applied & Environmental Microbiology 80:672-680. doi10.1128/AEM.03230-13.

Falagán C, Sanchez-Espaňa J and Johnson DB (2014). New insights into the biogeochemistry of extremely acidic environments revealed by a combined cultivation-based and culture-independent study of two stratified pit lakes. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 87:231-243. doi 10.1111/1574-6941.12218

Kay CM, Haanela A and Johnson DB (2014). Microorganisms in subterranean acidic waters within Europe’s deepest metal mine. Research in Microbiology 165:715-712. doi 10.1016/j.resmic.2014.07.007

Moya-Beltrán A, Cárdenas J-P, Covarrubias P, Issotta F, Ossandon F, Grail BM,  Holmes DS, Quatrini R and Johnson DB  (2014).  Draft genome sequence of the nominated type strain of "Ferrovum myxofaciens": an acidophilic, iron-oxidizing Betaproteobacterium. Genome Annoncements. doi10.1128/genomeA.00834-14

Talla E, Hedrich S, Mangenot S, Ji B, Johnson DB, Barbe V and Bonnefoy V (2014). Initial genome analysis of the chemolithotrophic acidophile Acidithiobacillus ferrivorans CF27: insights into pathways of iron- and sulfur-oxidation, and biofilm formation. Research in Microbiology 165:753-760. doi 10.1016/j.resmic.2014.08.002

Nuñez H, Loyola D, Cárdenas J-P, Johnson DB and Quatrini R (2014). Multilocus sequence typing scheme for Acidithiobacillus caldus strain differentiation. Research in Microbiology 165:735-742. doi 10.1016/j.resmic.2014.07.014

Johnson DB (2014). Recent developments in microbiological approaches for securing mine wastes and for recovering metals from mine waters. Minerals 4:279-292. doi 10.3390/min4020279.

Johnson DB (2014). Recent developments in microbiological approaches for securing mine wastes and for recovering metals from mine waters. Chemical Technology, September 2014 edition; 8-16.

Stankovic S, Moric I, Pavic A, Vasiljevic B, Johnson DB and Cvetkovic V (2014). Investigation of the microbial diversity of an extremely acidic, metal-rich water body (lake Robule, Bor, Serbia). Journal of the Serbian Chemical Society 79:729-741. doi 10.2298/JSC130605071S.

Michael Knapp

King TE, Fortes GG, Balaresque P, Thomas MG, Balding D, Delser PM, Neumann R ,Parson W, Knapp M, Walsh S, Tonasso L, Holt J, Kayser M, Appleby J, Forster P, Ekserdjian D, Hofreiter M and Schürer K (2014) Identification of the remains of King Richard III. Nature Communications. DOI 101038/ncomms6631

Knapp M and Hofreiter M (2014) Ancient Human DNA Phylogenetic Applications.    In:    Encyclopedia of Life Sciences (ELS) John Wiley & Sons Ltd Chichester. DOI 101002/9780470015902a0005143pub3

Collins CJ, Rawlence NJ, Prost S, Anderson C, Knapp M, Scofield RP, Robertson BC, Smith I, Matisoo-Smith EA, Chilvers BL and Waters JM (2014) Extinction and recolonization of coastal megafauna following human arrival in New Zealand. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 281: 20140097 http//dxdoiorg/101098/rspb20140097

Bohmann K, Evans A, Gilbert MTP, Carvalho GR, Creer S, Knapp M, Yu DW and de Bruyn M (2014) Environmental DNA for Wildlife Biology and Biodiversity Monitoring. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. Early online http//dxdoiorg/101016/jtree201404003

Goldberg J, Knapp M, Emberson RM, Townsend JI and Trewick SA (2014) Species Radiation of Carabid Beetles (Broscini Mecodema) in New Zealand. PLoS ONE 9(1). e86185 doi101371/journalpone0086185

Martin Llewellyn

Messenger LA, Yeo M, Lewis MD, Llewellyn MS, Miles MA. (2014) Molecular Genotyping of Trypanosoma cruzi for Lineage Assignment and Population Genetics. Methods Mol Biol. 1201:297-337.  doi: 10.1007/978-1-4939-1438-8_19.

Diosque P, Tomasini N, Lauthier JJ, Messenger LA, Monje Rumi MM, Ragone PG, Alberti-D'Amato AM, Pérez Brandán C, Barnabé C, Tibayrenc M, Lewis MD, Llewellyn MS, Miles MA, Yeo M.(2014) Optimized multilocus sequence typing (MLST) scheme for Trypanosoma cruzi. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 8:e3117 doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0003117. eCollection 2014.
Ramírez JD, Llewellyn MS. (2014)Reproductive clonality in protozoan pathogens - truth or artefact? Molecular Ecology 23: 4195–4202,  DOI: 10.1111/mec.12872

Baleela, R Llewellyn MS Fitzpatrick, S Kuhls, K Schönian, G Miles MA Mauricio IL(2014)Leishmania donovani populations in Eastern Sudan: temporal structuring and a link between human and canine transmission. Parasites and Vectors 7:496 doi:10.1186/s13071-014-0496-4

Lima, V. Jansen, AM, Messenger, LM. Miles, MA. Llewellyn, MS.(2014) Wild Trypanosoma cruzi I genetic diversity in Brazil suggests admixture and disturbance in parasite populations from the Atlantic Forest region. Parasites and Vectors 7:263 doi:10.1186/1756-3305-7-263

Llewellyn MS, Boutin, SA. Hossein, S, Derome, N (2014) Teleost microbiomes: progress towards characterisation, manipulation and applications in aquaculture and fisheries. Frontiers in Microbiology. 5:207  doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2014.00207

James McDonald

Perkins, T.L., Clements, K., Baas, J.H., Jago, C.F., Jones, D.L., Malham, S.K. and McDonald, J.E. (2014) Sediment Composition Influences Spatial Variation in the Abundance of Human Pathogen Indicator Bacteria within an Estuarine Environment. PLoS ONE 9(11):e112951. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0112951.

Malham, S.K., Rajko-Nenow, P., Howlett, E., Tuson, K.E., Perkins, T.L., Pallett, D.W., Wang, H., Jago, C.F., Jones, D.L. and McDonald, J.E. (2014) The interaction of human microbial pathogens, particulate material and nutrients in estuarine environments and their impacts on recreational and shellfish waters. Environmental Science: Processes and Impacts 16:2145-2155. DOI: 10.1039/c4em00031e.

Ransom-Jones, E., Edwards, A., Jones, D.L. and McDonald, J.E. (2014) Environmental Distribution and Diversity of Members of the Cellulolytic Bacterial Phylum Fibrobacteres. Systematic and Applied Microbiology 37(7):502-509. DOI: 10.1016/j.syapm.2014.06.001.

McDonald, J.E. and Robinson, R.L. (2014) Enhancing First Year Undergraduate Student Engagement via the School of Biological Sciences Tutorials Module. Bioscience Education 22(1):54-69. DOI: 10.11120/beej.2014.00025.

Robinson, R.L. and McDonald, J.E. (2014) Developing skills in second year biological science undergraduates. Bioscience Education 22(1):42-53. DOI: 10.11120/beej.2014.00026

John Mulley

Mulley JF, Hargreaves AD, Hegarty MJ, Heller RS and Swain MT (2014) Transcriptomic analysis of the lesser spotted catshark (Scyliorhinus canicula) pancreas, liver and brain reveals molecular level conservation of vertebrate pancreas function. BMC Genomics 15:1074. doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-15-1074

Hargreaves AD, Swain MT, Logan DW and Mulley JF (2014) Testing the Toxicofera: comparative reptile transcriptomics casts doubt on the single, early evolution of the reptile venom system. Toxicon 92:140-156. doi:10.1016/j.toxicon.2014.10.004

Hargreaves AD and Mulley JF (2014) A plea for standardized nomenclature of snake venom toxins. Toxicon 90:351-353. doi: 10.1016/j.toxicon.2014.08.070

Hargreaves AD, Swain MT, Hegarty MJ, Logan DW and Mulley JF (2014) Restriction and recruitment – gene duplication and the origin and evolution of snake venom toxins. Genome Biology and Evolution 6:2088-2095. doi: 10.1093/gbe/evu166 

Mulley, JF and Holland, PWH (2014) Genomic organisation of the seven ParaHox genes of coelacanths. Journal of Experimental Zoology B: Molecular and Developmental Evolution 322B:352-358. doi: 10.1002/jez.b.22513

Deri Tomos

Al-Salih HS, Fathi RA, Godbold DL  and Tomos, AD (2014) Detection of Uranium contamination in Acacia cell sap by Capillary Zone Electrophoresis (CZE) technique.  Journal of Natural Sciences Research 4(6):40-48. ISSN 2225-0921

George Turner

Tweddle D and Turner GF (2014) Evidence for lacustrine breeding by sanjika Opsaridium microcephalum (Teleostei: Cyprinidae) in Lake Malawi. African Journal of Aquatic Science 39:479-480. DOI 10.2989/16085914.2014.982499

Genner MJ and Turner GF (2014) Timing of population expansions within the Lake Malawi haplochromine cichlid fish radiation. Hydrobiologia DOI 10.1007/s10750-014-1884-7

Tyers AM, Bavin D, Cooke GM, Griggs C and Turner GF. (2014). Peripheral isolate speciation of a Lake Malawi cichlid fish from shallow-muddy habitats. Evolutionary Biology 41:439-451. DOI: 10.1007/s11692-014-9277-4

Nia Whiteley

Mackenzie CL, Ormondroyd GA, Curling SF, Ball RJ, Whiteley, N.M. and Malham, S.K. 2014. Warming, more than ocean acidification, reduces shell strength in a commercial shellfish species during discontinuous feeding. PLoS ONE 9(1), e86764.

Wolfgang Wüster

Casewell NC, Wagstaff SC, Wüster W, Cook DAN, Bolton FMS, King SI, Pla D, Sanz L, Calvete JJ and Harrison RA (2014) Medically important differences in snake venom composition are dictated by distinct post-genomic mechanisms. PNAS 111: 9205-9210. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1405484111

Books and books chapters

Olga Golyshina

Golyshina OV (2014) Family Ferroplasmaceae. In: E Rosenberg et al. (eds) The Prokaryotes: Other Major Lineages of Bacteria and The Archaea, pp. 29-34. Springer: Berlin-Heidelberg. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-38954-2.

Peter Golyshin

Nechitaylo TY, Ferrer M and Golyshin PN (2014). Microbial communities from earthworm-egested matter and their potential for discovery of new hydrolytic enzymes. In:Nelson KE (ed) The Encyclopedia of Metagenomics, pp. 1-11. Springer: Berlin-Heidelberg.

Yakimov MM, La Cono V, Ferrer M, Golyshin PN and Giuliano L (2014) Metagenomics of Deep Hypersaline Anoxic Basins. In:Nelson KE (ed) The Encyclopedia of Metagenomics, pp. 1-9. Springer: Berlin-Heidelberg.

Matt Hayward

Hayward MW, Moseby K and Read J (2014). The Role of Predator Exclosures in Conservation. In Glen A & Dickman CR (eds.) Carnivores of Australia – Past, Present and Future. pp 355-372. Melbourne, Australia: CSIRO.

Barrie Johnson

Blowes DW, Ptacek CJ, Jambor JL, Weisener CG, Paktunc D, Gould WD and Johnson DB (2014). The Geochemistry of Acid Mine Drainage. In: Holland H.D. and Turekian K.K. (eds.) Treatise on Geochemistry, Second Edition, vol. 11, pp. 131-190. Oxford: Elsevier.

Conference proceedings

Charles Bishop

York J, Meir J, Willy J, Chua B, Hawkes L, Bishop C, Butler PJ, Frappell P and Milsom W (2014) Cardiorespiratory and metabolic changes during hypoxic flight in bar-headed geese. The FASEB Journal, 28(1 Supplement):879-20.

Bishop CM, Spivey, RJ, Hawkes LA, Batbayar N, Chua B, Frappell PB, Milsom WK, Natsagdorj T, Newman SH, Scott GR, Takekawa JY, Wikelski M, Butler PJ (2014). Locomotion dynamics and heart rate of migrating bar-headed geese (Anser indicus).
Proceedings of the Biologging symposium V (BLS5): Strasbourg, France.

Nathalie Fenner

Menichino NM, Jones L, Evans C, Jones P, Guest J, Pullin A, and Fenner N(2014). Botanical response to restoration in degraded rich fens. Proceedings of the International Wetlands Conference, Wetlands Biodiversity and Services - Tools for Socio-Ecological Development; Huesca, Spain.

Menichino NM, Jones L, Evans C, Pullin A, Jones P, Guest J,  Freeman C and Fenner N(2014) Hydro-chemical and Botanical Response to Restoration (Mowing) in Rare UK Fens. Proceedings of the Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting, Aquatic Science at a time of Rapid Change; Oregon, USA.

Chris Freeman

Freeman C (2014). Climate change and peatland microbial ecology; The significance of the Enzymic Latch. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Microbial Ecology (ISME); Seoul, South Korea.

Menichino NM, Jones L, Evans C, Pullin A, Jones P, Guest J, Freeman C, Fenner N (2014) Hydro-chemical and botanical response to restoration (mowing) in rare UK Fens. Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting, Portland, Oregon. U.S.A.

Barrie Johnson

Johnson DB and Hedrich S (2014). Copper acts both as an indirect electron donor and electron acceptor for acidophilic bacteria. Proceedings: Extremophiles 2014; St Petersburg, Russia.

Sánchez-Andrea I, Johnson DB, Sanz JL and Stams AJM (2014).  Novel anaerobic microbial k0ey players in sediments of an extreme acidic river. Proceedings: Extremophiles 2014; St Petersburg, Russia.

Jones RM, Hedrich S and Johnson DB (2014). Characteristics of novel acidophilic bacteria with potential for remediating metal-rich mine waters. Proceedings: Biohydrometallurgy 2014. Falmouth, Cornwall.

Falagán C, Grail BM and Johnson DB (2014) Significance of copper speciation during the abiotic and microbial dissolution of chalcopyrite. Proceedings: Biohydrometallurgy 2014. Falmouth, Cornwall.

Johnson DB (2014) Biomining in reverse gear: using bacteria to extract metals from oxidized ores. Proceedings: Biohydrometallurgy 2014. Falmouth, Cornwall.

Johnson DB (2014) Integrated bioprocessing approaches for recovering copper from reduced and oxidized ores and waste materials. Proceedings: Le Studium Conference – Copper, a strategic metal? The present and future of resources, processes and recycling. Orleans, France.

Johnson DB (2014) New insights into the ecophysiology of some acidophilic bacteria. Proceedings: GETGEOWEB symposium (White Biotechnology). Freiberg, Germany.

Johnson DB (2014). Mineral bio-processing: an option for recovering strategic metals? Proceedings: Prometia (Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy for Mining and Recycling Innovation). Marcoule, France.

Nuñez H, Cardenas J-P, Loyola D, Moya A, Issotta F, Gonzales M, Johnson DB and Quatrini R (2014). A next generation multilocus sequence typing scheme for Acidithiobacillus species. Proceedings: International Symposium on Microbial Ecology (ISME); Seoul, South Korea.

Hedrich S, Schippers A and Johnson DB (2014). Selective metal recovery within the frame of the project EcoMetals - Innovative eco-efficient biohydrometallurgy process for the recovery of strategic and rare metals. ProcessNet Symposium, Aachen, Germany

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