Affiliation: University of Wolverhampton
Location: Wolverhampton, England
Head of Department of Biology and the Environment
Principal Lecturer in Microbiology & Biotechnology
Research interests in antimicrobial plant extracts in food and clinical applications
Research and Consultancy interests in environmental microbiology including bioremediation
Range of Knowledge Transfer projects (KTP) between UK national / regional development funds and regional businesses.
- Production of polyhydroxyalkanoates from waste frying oil by Cupriavidus necatorRob Aj Verlinden
University of Wolverhampton, School of Applied Sciences, Wulfruna Street, WV1 1SB, Wolverhampton, UK
AMB Express 1:11. 2011..The collection of waste frying oil is becoming more widespread, making waste oil a good alternative to purified oil or glucose for PHB production...
- Campylobacter epidemiology: an aquatic perspectiveC Thomas
School of Applied Sciences, University of Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, UK
J Appl Microbiol 85:168S-177S. 1998..This article presents a survey of current perspectives with regard to the survival and epidemiology of Campylobacter spp. in natural water systems...
- Antimicrobial efficacy of silver ions in combination with tea tree oil against Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Staphylococcus aureus and Candida albicansW L Low
Research Centre for Applied Science, University of Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton, UK
Int J Antimicrob Agents 37:162-5. 2011....
- Investigation into the effect of detergents on disinfectant susceptibility of attached Escherichia coli and Listeria monocytogenesJ T Walton
School of Applied Sciences, Research Institute in Healthcare Science, University of Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton, UK
J Appl Microbiol 105:309-15. 2008..Investigate the effect of detergent treatment on susceptibility of attached Escherichia coli and Listeria monocytogenes to subsequent disinfectant treatment...
- The effect of simulated gastric environments on the anti-Helicobacter activity of garlic oilE A O'Gara
Research Institute in Healthcare Science, University of Wolverhampton, School of Applied Sciences, Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
J Appl Microbiol 104:1324-31. 2008..To investigate the effects of simulated gastric conditions upon the anti-Helicobacter pylori effects of garlic oil (GO)...
- Bacterial synthesis of biodegradable polyhydroxyalkanoatesR A J Verlinden
School of Applied Sciences, University of Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton, UK
J Appl Microbiol 102:1437-49. 2007..Recent research has focused on the use of alternative substrates, novel extraction methods, genetically enhanced species and mixed cultures with a view to make PHAs more commercially attractive...
- Survival of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in traditional African yoghurt fermentationB A Ogwaro
School of Applied Sciences, University of Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Int J Food Microbiol 79:105-12. 2002..Fermentation temperature and subsequent storage temperature are critical to the growth and survival of E. coli O157:H7 in traditional fermented products involving yoghurt starter cultures...
- Morphological changes of synchronized Campylobacter jejuni populations during growth in single phase liquid cultureC Thomas
School of Applied Sciences, University of Wolverhampton, UK
Lett Appl Microbiol 28:194-8. 1999..Cellular elongation and coccoid formation occurred despite the inhibition of protein synthesis and without a detectable change in the protein components of the inner and outer cell membranes...
- Application of conductance techniques to the detection of thermophilic Campylobacter spp. in river waterC Thomas
Microbiology Department, School of Applied Sciences, University of Wolverhampton, UK
FEMS Microbiol Lett 168:99-104. 1998..jejuni from river water at a concentration of 1 CFU ml-1 from 83% of samples in under 39 h and thus demonstrated an improvement over an applied conventional membrane filtration technique...