Maureen A O'Malley

Summary

Affiliation: University of Exeter
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi The first eukaryote cell: an unfinished history of contestation
    Maureen A O'Malley
    ESRC Research Centre for Genomics in Society Egenis, University of Exeter, Byrne House, St Germans Road, Exeter EX4 4PJ, UK
    Stud Hist Philos Biol Biomed Sci 41:212-24. 2010
  2. doi 'Everything is everywhere: but the environment selects': ubiquitous distribution and ecological determinism in microbial biogeography
    Maureen A O'Malley
    Egenis, University of Exeter, Byrne House, St Germans Road, Exeter EX4 4PJ, UK
    Stud Hist Philos Biol Biomed Sci 39:314-25. 2008
  3. doi The cell as nexus: connections between the history, philosophy and science of cell biology
    Maureen A O'Malley
    ESRC Research Centre for Genomics in Society Egenis, University of Exeter, Byrne House, St Germans Road, Exeter EX4 4PJ, UK
    Stud Hist Philos Biol Biomed Sci 41:169-71. 2010
  4. ncbi Knowledge-making distinctions in synthetic biology
    Maureen A O'Malley
    University of Exeter, Byrne House, St Germans Road, Exeter
    Bioessays 30:57-65. 2008
  5. ncbi Towards a philosophy of microbiology
    Maureen A O'Malley
    Egenis, ESRC Centre for Genomics in Society, University of Exeter, Byrne House, St Germans Road, Exeter EX4 4PJ, UK
    Stud Hist Philos Biol Biomed Sci 38:775-9. 2007
  6. ncbi The nineteenth century roots of 'everything is everywhere'
    Maureen A O'Malley
    ESRC Centre for Genomics in Society, University of Exeter, Amory Building, Rennes Drive, Exeter, EX4 4RJ, UK
    Nat Rev Microbiol 5:647-51. 2007
  7. ncbi Fundamental issues in systems biology
    Maureen A O'Malley
    Egenis, University of Exeter, UK
    Bioessays 27:1270-6. 2005
  8. doi What did Darwin say about microbes, and how did microbiology respond?
    Maureen A O'Malley
    Egenis ESRC Centre for Genomics in Society, University of Exeter, Byrne House, St Germans Road, Exeter, EX4 4PJ, UK
    Trends Microbiol 17:341-7. 2009
  9. ncbi Disciplinary baptisms: a comparison of the naming stories of genetics, molecular biology, genomics, and systems biology
    Alexander Powell
    Egenis, University of Exeter, Byrne House, St Germans Road, Exeter EX4 4PY UK
    Hist Philos Life Sci 29:5-32. 2007
  10. ncbi Metagenomics and biological ontology
    John Dupre
    Egenis, ESRC Centre for Genomics in Society, University of Exeter, Byrne House, St Germans Road, Exeter EX4 4PJ, UK
    Stud Hist Philos Biol Biomed Sci 38:834-46. 2007

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. doi The first eukaryote cell: an unfinished history of contestation
    Maureen A O'Malley
    ESRC Research Centre for Genomics in Society Egenis, University of Exeter, Byrne House, St Germans Road, Exeter EX4 4PJ, UK
    Stud Hist Philos Biol Biomed Sci 41:212-24. 2010
    ..My examination of these issues will conclude with broader reflections on the implications of eukaryogenesis studies for a philosophical understanding of scientific contestation...
  2. doi 'Everything is everywhere: but the environment selects': ubiquitous distribution and ecological determinism in microbial biogeography
    Maureen A O'Malley
    Egenis, University of Exeter, Byrne House, St Germans Road, Exeter EX4 4PJ, UK
    Stud Hist Philos Biol Biomed Sci 39:314-25. 2008
    ....
  3. doi The cell as nexus: connections between the history, philosophy and science of cell biology
    Maureen A O'Malley
    ESRC Research Centre for Genomics in Society Egenis, University of Exeter, Byrne House, St Germans Road, Exeter EX4 4PJ, UK
    Stud Hist Philos Biol Biomed Sci 41:169-71. 2010
    ..This perspective focuses less on the cell as a well-defined, stable object and places more emphasis on its role as a mediator of fundamental biological processes...
  4. ncbi Knowledge-making distinctions in synthetic biology
    Maureen A O'Malley
    University of Exeter, Byrne House, St Germans Road, Exeter
    Bioessays 30:57-65. 2008
    ..We suggest that all these knowledge-making distinctions in synthetic biology raise fundamental questions about the nature of biological investigation and its relationship to the construction of biological components and systems...
  5. ncbi Towards a philosophy of microbiology
    Maureen A O'Malley
    Egenis, ESRC Centre for Genomics in Society, University of Exeter, Byrne House, St Germans Road, Exeter EX4 4PJ, UK
    Stud Hist Philos Biol Biomed Sci 38:775-9. 2007
  6. ncbi The nineteenth century roots of 'everything is everywhere'
    Maureen A O'Malley
    ESRC Centre for Genomics in Society, University of Exeter, Amory Building, Rennes Drive, Exeter, EX4 4RJ, UK
    Nat Rev Microbiol 5:647-51. 2007
    ....
  7. ncbi Fundamental issues in systems biology
    Maureen A O'Malley
    Egenis, University of Exeter, UK
    Bioessays 27:1270-6. 2005
    ..We conclude with an argument for more sociologically informed collaboration between scientists and philosophers...
  8. doi What did Darwin say about microbes, and how did microbiology respond?
    Maureen A O'Malley
    Egenis ESRC Centre for Genomics in Society, University of Exeter, Byrne House, St Germans Road, Exeter, EX4 4PJ, UK
    Trends Microbiol 17:341-7. 2009
    ..This limited response may be connected to today's assumptions about Darwin's neglect of microbes...
  9. ncbi Disciplinary baptisms: a comparison of the naming stories of genetics, molecular biology, genomics, and systems biology
    Alexander Powell
    Egenis, University of Exeter, Byrne House, St Germans Road, Exeter EX4 4PY UK
    Hist Philos Life Sci 29:5-32. 2007
    ..Further attention to disciplinary histories could, we suggest, give us richer insight into scientific development...
  10. ncbi Metagenomics and biological ontology
    John Dupre
    Egenis, ESRC Centre for Genomics in Society, University of Exeter, Byrne House, St Germans Road, Exeter EX4 4PJ, UK
    Stud Hist Philos Biol Biomed Sci 38:834-46. 2007
    ..We conclude with reflections about process-oriented versus entity-oriented analysis in light of current trends towards systems approaches...
  11. pmc Intervention, integration and translation in obesity research: Genetic, developmental and metaorganismal approaches
    Maureen A O'Malley
    University of Exeter, UK
    Philos Ethics Humanit Med 6:2. 2011
    ..This system-oriented analysis of obesity research expands the philosophical scrutiny of contemporary developments in the biosciences and biomedicine, and has the potential to enrich philosophy of science and medicine...
  12. doi From genetic to genomic regulation: iterativity in microRNA research
    Maureen A O'Malley
    Egenis, University of Exeter, EX4 4PJ, UK
    Stud Hist Philos Biol Biomed Sci 41:407-17. 2010
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  13. ncbi Exploratory experimentation and scientific practice: metagenomics and the proteorhodopsin case
    Maureen A O'Malley
    Egenis, University of Exeter, Byrne House, St Germans Road, Exeter, EX4 4PJ, UK
    Hist Philos Life Sci 29:337-60. 2007
    ..Further reflection on the context of metagenomics suggests the necessity of thinking more historically about exploratory and other forms of experimentation...
  14. ncbi Whole-genome patenting
    Maureen A O'Malley
    Egenis, the ESRC Centre for Genomics in Society, University of Exeter, Amory Building, Rennes Drive, Exeter EX4 4RJ, United Kingdom
    Nat Rev Genet 6:502-6. 2005
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