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McMullan, Geoff Professor

Professor of Microbiology

Academic and Professional Qualifications
- 1992: present: Member of Society for General Microbiology
- 1992: PhD Microbial Biochemistry, Queen’s University, Belfast
- 1989: BSc (Joint Hons) Genetics & Microbiology, Queen’s University, Belfast

Career History
- 2003: Irish Microbiology Award, Royal Irish Academy
- 2000 - present: Head of Microbial Biotechnology Research Group and Reader, Biomedical Sciences, University of Ulster
- 1994 - 2000: Lecturer, School of Applied Biological & Chemical Sciences, University of Ulster
- 1992 - 1994: Science & Engineering Research Council/ UK Clean Technology Unit Research Fellow, Queen’s University, Belfast

Teaching & Learning Activities

Microbiology, Biotechnology

McMullan, Geoff Professor

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Professor Geoffrey McMullan
Associate Dean of the Faculty of Life and Health Sciences
Biomedical Sciences Research Institute

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Room 17C20
Faculty of Life and Health Sciences
University of Ulster
Coleraine campus
Cromore Road
Coleraine
Co. Londonderry
BT52 1SA

phone: +44 28 90366166
Email: g.mcmullan@ulster.ac.uk

McMullan, Geoff Professor - Publications

Number of items: 64.

Ternan, Nigel and McMullan, Geoffrey (2014) Semiquantitative Analysis of Clinical Heat Stress in Clostridium difficile Strain 630 Using a GeLC/MS Workflow with emPAI Quantitation.. PLoS One, 9 (2). pp. e88960.

Brown, Emma, Allsopp, Philip, Ternan, Nigel, McMullan, Geoffrey and Gill, Chris (2014) In Vitro and in Vivo Models of Colorectal Cancer: Antigenotoxic Activity of Berries. Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry, 76 (4).

Fuszard, Matthew A, Ow, Saw Y, Gan, Chee S, Noirel, Josseilin, Ternan, Nigel, McMullan, Geoffrey, Biggs, Catherine A, Reardon, Kenneth F and Wright, Phillip C (2013) The quantitative proteomic response of Synechocystis sp. PCC6803 to phosphate acclimation. Aquatic Biosystems, 9.

Bakshi, Siddharth, Holzer, Barbara, Bridgen, Anne, McMullan, Geoffrey, Quinn, Daniel and Baron, Michael D (2013) The Dugbe virus ovarian tumour (OTU) domain interferes with ubiquitin/ISG15-regulated innate immune cell signalling . Journal of General Virology, 94. pp. 298-307.

Ternan, Nigel and McMullan, Geoffrey (2012) Comparative Transcriptional Analysis of Clinically Relevant Heat Stress Response in Clostridium difficile Strain 630.. PLOS ONE, 7 (7). pp. e36671.

Ternan, Nigel, McMullan, Geoffrey, Jain, S, Graham, C and Graham, RL (2011) A quantitative proteomic analysis of the heat stress response in Clostridium difficile strain 630.. Journal of Proteome Research, 10.

Graham, Ciaren, McMullan, Geoffrey and Graham, Robert LJ (2011) Proteomics in the microbial sciences . Bioengineered Bugs, 2 (1). pp. 17-30.

Graham, Ciaren, McMullan, Geoffrey and Graham, Robert L.J (2011) Proteomics in the microbial sciences. Bioengineered Bugs, 2 (1). pp. 17-30.

Jain, Shailesh, Graham, Robert Leslie James, McMullan, Geoffrey and Ternan, Nigel (2010) Proteomic analysis of the insoluble subproteome of Clostridium diffcile strain 630. FEMS Microbiology Letters, 311.

O'Toole, PW, Snelling, WJ, Canchaya, C, Forde, BM, Hardie, KR, Josenhans, C, Graham, RLJ, McMullan, Geoffrey, Parkhill, J, Belda, E and Bentley, SD (2010) Comparative genomics and proteomics of Helicobacter mustelae, an ulcerogenic and carcinogenic gastric pathogen. BMC Genomics, 11. pp. 164.

Graham, JE, Graham, RLJ, Beirne, Raymond, McGilligan, Victoria, Downes, Stephen, Moore, Johnny, Moore, Tara and McMullan, Geoffrey (2008) The Use of Conjunctival Swab for the Proteomic Characterisation of Dry Eye Syndrome. Journal of Proteomics and Bioinformatics, 1. pp. 20-33.

Graham, Robert Leslie James, Graham, C, Theakston, David, McMullan, Geoffrey and Shaw, Chris (2008) Elucidation of trends within venom components from the snake families Elapidae and Viperidae using gel filtration chromatography. TOXICON, 51 (1). pp. 121-129.

McGilligan, Victoria, Graham, JE, Moore, Johnny, McMullan, Geoffrey, Graham, RLJ, Beirne, Raymond, Downes, Stephen and Moore, Tara (2007) Proteomic analysis of conjucntival swab by mass spectrometry. . In: EVER, Slovenia. Acta Ophthalmologica Scandinavica. Vol 85 (Suppl 240)

McGilligan, Victoria, graham, JE, Moore, Johnny, McMullan, Geoffrey, Graham, RLJ, Beirne, Raymond, Downes, Stephen and Moore, Tara (2007) Proteomic analysis of conjucntival swab by mass spectrometry. In: International Tear Film and Ocular Surface Conference , Sciliy. International Conference, tear film & ocular surface: basic science and clinical relevance. Vol 85 (Suppl 240)

Graham, Robert Lj, Graham, C and McMullan, Geoffrey (2007) Microbial proteomics: a mass spectrometry primer for biologists. MICROBIAL CELL FACTORIES, 6. pp. 26.

Panas, P., McMullan, Geoffrey and Dooley, James (2007) RT-TGGE as a guide for the successful isolation of phosphonoacetate degrading bacteria. JOURNAL OF APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY, 103 (1). pp. 237-244.

Graham, Robert L. J., Pollock, Catherine E., O'Loughlin, S. Naomi, Ternan, Nigel, Weatherly, D. Brent, Tarleton, Rick L. and McMullan, Geoffrey (2007) Multidimensional analysis of the insoluble sub-proteome of Oceanobacillus iheyensis HTE831, an alkaliphilic and halotolerant deep-sea bacterium isolated from the Iheya ridge. PROTEOMICS, 7 (1). pp. 82-91.

Pattison, S., Graham, R., Deligianni, E., Moore, J., Elborn, S., McMullan, Geoffrey and Dooley, James (2007) Proteomic investigation of biofilm and planktonic growth of clinical Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates. PEDIATRIC PULMONOLOGY, Suppl. 30. pp. 322.

Graham, Robert Leslie James, Sharma, Mohit K., Ternan, Nigel, Weatherly, D. Brent, Tarleton, Rick L. and McMullan, Geoffrey (2007) A semi-quantitative GeLC-MS analysis of temporal proteome expression in the emerging nosocomial pathogen Ochrobactrum anthropi. GENOME BIOLOGY, 8 (6). pp. R110.

Graham, Robert Leslie James, Pollock, Catherine E., O'Loughlin, S. Naomi, Ternan, Nigel, Weatherly, D. Brent, Jackson, Philip J., Tarleton, Rick L. and McMullan, Geoffrey (2006) Multidimensional proteomic analysis of the soluble subproteome of the emerging nosocomial pathogen Ochrobactrum anthropi. JOURNAL OF PROTEOME RESEARCH, 5 (11). pp. 3145-3153.

Graham, Robert Leslie James, O'Loughlin, S. Naomi, Pollock, Catherine E., Ternan, Nigel, Weatherly, D. Brent, Jackson, Philip J., Tarleton, Rick L. and McMullan, Geoffrey (2006) A combined shotgun and multidimensional proteomic analysis of the insoluble subproteome of the obligate thermophile, Geobacillus thermoleovorans T80. JOURNAL OF PROTEOME RESEARCH, 5 (9). pp. 2465-2473.

Pavlostathis, Spyros G., Marchant, Roger, Banat, Ibrahim, Ternan, Nigel and McMullan, Geoffrey (2006) High growth rate and substrate exhaustion results in rapid cell death and lysis in the thermophilic bacterium Geobacillus thermoleovorans. BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIOENGINEERING, 95 (1). pp. 84-95.

O'Loughlin, SN, Graham, RLJ, Ternan, Nigel and McMullan, Geoffrey (2006) A role for carbon catabolite repression in the metabolism of phosphonoacetate by Agromyces fucosus Vs2. FEMS MICROBIOLOGY LETTERS, 261 (1). pp. 133-140.

Panas, P, Ternan, Nigel, Dooley, James and McMullan, Geoffrey (2006) Detection of phosphonoacetate degradation and phnA genes in soil bacteria from distinct geographical origins suggest its possible biogenic origin. ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, 8 (5). pp. 939-945.

Graham, RLJ, Pollock, CE, Ternan, Nigel and McMullan, Geoffrey (2006) Top-down proteomic analysis of the soluble sub-proteome of the obligate thermophile, Geobacillus thermoleovorans T80: Insights into its cellular processes. JOURNAL OF PROTEOME RESEARCH, 5 (4). pp. 822-828.

McMullan, Geoffrey, Christie, JM, Rahman, TJ, Banat, Ibrahim, Ternan, Nigel and Marchant, Roger (2004) Habitat, applications and genomics of the aerobic, thermophilic genus Geobacillus. BIOCHEMICAL SOCIETY TRANSACTIONS, 32 (Part 2). pp. 214-217.

Obojska, A, Ternan, Nigel, Lejczak, B, Kafarski, P and McMullan, Geoffrey (2002) Organophosphonate utilization by the thermophile Geobacillus caldoxylosilyticus T20. APPLIED AND ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY, 68 (4). pp. 2081-2084.

Ternan, Nigel and McMullan, Geoffrey (2002) Utilisation of aminomethane sulfonate by Chromohalobacter marismortui VH1. FEMS MICROBIOLOGY LETTERS, 207 (1). pp. 49-53.

Ternan, Nigel and McMullan, Geoffrey (2002) Iminodiacetate and nitrilotriacetate degradation by Kluyveromyces marxianus IMB3. BIOCHEMICAL AND BIOPHYSICAL RESEARCH COMMUNICATIONS, 290 (2). pp. 802-805.

Conneely, A, Smyth, Franklin and McMullan, Geoffrey (2002) Study of the white-rot fungal degradation of selected phthalocyanine dyes by capillary electrophoresis and liquid chromatography. ANALYTICA CHIMICA ACTA, 451 (2). pp. 259-270.

Meehan, C, Bjourson, AJ and McMullan, Geoffrey (2001) Paenibacillus azoreducens sp nov., a synthetic azo dye decolorizing bacterium from industrial wastewater. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SYSTEMATIC AND EVOLUTIONARY MICROBIOLOGY, 51 (Part 5). pp. 1681-1685.

McMullan, Geoffrey, Meehan, C, Conneely, A, Kirby, N, Robinson, T, Nigam, P, Banat, Ibrahim, Marchant, Roger and Smyth, WE (2001) Microbial decolourisation and degradation of textile dyes. APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY, 56 (1-2). pp. 81-87.

Robinson, T, McMullan, G, Marchant, R and Singh - Nee Nigam, Poonam (2001) Remediation of dyes in textile effluent: a critical review on current treatment technologies with a proposed alternative. BIORESOURCE TECHNOLOGY, 77 (3). pp. 247-255.

Robinson, T, McMullan, Geoffrey, Marchant, Roger and Nigam, P (2001) Remediation of dyes in textile effluent: a critical review on current treatment technologies with a proposed alternative. BIORESOURCE TECHNOLOGY, 77 (3). pp. 247-255.

Conneely, A, McClean, Stephen, Smyth, Franklin and McMullan, Geoffrey (2001) Study of the mass spectrometric behaviour of phthalocyanine and azo dyes using electrospray ionisation and matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionisation. RAPID COMMUNICATIONS IN MASS SPECTROMETRY, 15 (22). pp. 2076-2084.

Singh - Nee Nigam, Poonam, Armour, G, Banat, Ibrahim, Singh, D, Marchant, Roger, McHale, Anthony and McMullan, Geoffrey (2000) Physical removal of textile dyes from effluents and solid-state fermentation of dye-adsorbed agricultural residues . BIORESOURCE TECHNOLOGY, 72 (2). pp. 219-226.

Nigam, P, Armour, G, Banat, IM, Singh, D, Marchant, R, McHale, Anthony and McMullan, G (2000) Physical removal of textile dyes from effluents and solid-state fermentation of dye-adsorbed agricultural residues (vol 72, pg 219, 2000). BIORESOURCE TECHNOLOGY, 74 (2). pp. 179.

Meehan, C, Banat, Ibrahim, McMullan, Geoffrey, Nigam, P, Smyth, Franklin and Marchant, Roger (2000) Decolorization of Remazol Black-B using a thermotolerant yeast, Kluyveromyces marxianus IMB3. ENVIRONMENT INTERNATIONAL, 26 (1-2). pp. 75-79.

Kirby, N, Marchant, Roger and McMullan, Geoffrey (2000) Decolourisation of synthetic textile dyes by Phlebia tremellosa. FEMS MICROBIOLOGY LETTERS, 188 (1). pp. 93-96.

Kapdan, IK, Kargi, F, McMullan, Geoffrey and Marchant, Roger (2000) Decolorization of textile dyestuffs by a mixed bacterial consortium. BIOTECHNOLOGY LETTERS, 22 (14). pp. 1179-1181.

Hayes, VEA, Ternan, NG and McMullan, Geoffrey (2000) Organophosphonate metabolism by a moderately halophilic bacterial isolate. FEMS MICROBIOLOGY LETTERS, 186 (2). pp. 171-175.

Kapdan, I, Kargi, F, McMullan, Geoffrey and Marchant, Roger (2000) Comparison of white-rot fungi cultures for decolorization of textile dyestuffs. BIOPROCESS ENGINEERING, 22 (4). pp. 347-351.

Ternan, NG and McMullan, G (2000) The utilization of 4-aminobutylphosphonate as sole nitrogen source by a strain of Kluyveromyces fragilis. FEMS MICROBIOLOGY LETTERS, 184 (2). pp. 237-240.

Kapdan, IK, Kargi, F, McMullan, Geoffrey and Marchant, Roger (2000) Effect of environmental conditions on biological decolorization of textile dyestuff by C. versicolor. ENZYME AND MICROBIAL TECHNOLOGY, 26 (5-6). pp. 381-387.

Kapdan, IK, Kargi, F, McMullan, Geoffrey and Marchant, Roger (2000) Biological decolorization of textile dyestuff by Coriolus versicolor in a packed column reactor. ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY, 21 (2). pp. 231-236.

Kapdan, IK, Kargi, F, McMullan, Geoffrey and Marchant, Roger (2000) Biological decolorization of textile dyestuff by Coriolus versicolor in a packed column reactor. ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY, 21 (2). pp. 231-236.

Conneely, A, Smyth, Franklin and McMullan, Geoffrey (1999) Metabolism of the phthalocyanine textile dye remazol turquoise blue by Phanerochaete chrysosporium. FEMS MICROBIOLOGY LETTERS, 179 (2). pp. 333-337.

Smyth, Franklin, McClean, Stephen, O'Kane, EJ, Banat, Ibrahim and McMullan, Geoffrey (1999) Application of electrospray mass spectrometry in the detection and determination of Remazol textile dyes. JOURNAL OF CHROMATOGRAPHY A, 854 (1-2). pp. 259-274.

Conneely, A, Smyth, Franklin and McMullan, Geoffrey (1999) A study of the microbial degradation of metal phthalocyanine textile dyes by high-performance liquid chromatography and atomic absorption. JOURNAL OF PORPHYRINS AND PHTHALOCYANINES, 3 (6-7). pp. 552-559.

Conneely, A, Smyth, Franklin and McMullan, Geoffrey (1999) A study of the microbial degradation of metal phthalocyanine textile dyes by high-performance liquid chromatography and atomic absorption. JOURNAL OF PORPHYRINS AND PHTHALOCYANINES, 3 (6-7). pp. 552-559.

Bustard, M, McMullan, G and McHale, Anthony (1998) Biosorption of textile dyes by biomass derived from Kluyveromyces marxianus IMB3. BIOPROCESS ENGINEERING, 19 (6). pp. 427-430.

FitzGibbon, F, Singh, D, McMullan, Geoffrey and Marchant, Roger (1998) The effect of phenolic acids and molasses spent wash concentration on distillery wastewater remediation by fungi. PROCESS BIOCHEMISTRY, 33 (8). pp. 799-803.

Ternan, Nigel, McGrath, JW, McMullan, Geoffrey and Quinn, JP (1998) Organophosphonates: occurrence, synthesis and biodegradation by microorganisms. WORLD JOURNAL OF MICROBIOLOGY & BIOTECHNOLOGY, 14 (5). pp. 635-647.

Farrell, EA, Bustard, M, Gough, S, McMullan, Geoffrey, Singh - Nee Nigam, Poonam, Singh, D and McHale, Anthony (1998) Ethanol production at 45 degrees C by Kluyveromyces marxianus IMB3 during growth on molasses pre-treated with Amberlite (R) and non-living biomass. BIOPROCESS ENGINEERING, 19 (3). pp. 217-219.

Singh - Nee Nigam, Poonam, Banat, Ibrahim, McMullan, Geoffrey, Singh, D and Marchant, Roger (1998) Microbial process for the decolorisation of textile dyes and effluent using mesophilic and thermophilic microbes. . In: Advances in Biotechnology. (Eds: Pandey , A. ), Educational Publishers & Distributors, N. Delhi , pp. 473. ISBN 81-87198-03-6

Farrell, E.A., Bustard, M. , Gough,, G., McMullan, G, Singh - Nee Nigam, Poonam, Singh, D and McHale, Anthony (1998) Ethanol Production at 45oC by Kluyveromyces marxianus IMB3 during growth on molasses pre-treated with Amberliteand non-living biomass. . Bioprocess Engineering , 19 ((3)). pp. 217-219.

Fahy, V, McMullan, Geoffrey, Singh, D and Marchant, Roger (1997) Decolourisation of molasses spent wash by Phanerochaete chrysosporium. BIOTECHNOLOGY LETTERS, 19 (1). pp. 97-99.

Kumar, V, Wati, L, Singh - Nee Nigam, Poonam, Banat, IM, McMullan, G, Singh, D and Marchant, R (1997) Microbial decolorization and bioremediation of anaerobically digested molasses spent wash effluent by aerobic bacterial cultures. MICROBIOS, 89 (359). pp. 81-90.

Banat, IM, Singh - Nee Nigam, Poonam, McMullan, G, Marchant, R and Singh, D (1997) The isolation of thermophilic bacterial cultures capable of textile dyes decolorization. ENVIRONMENT INTERNATIONAL, 23 (4). pp. 547-551.

Oxspring, DA, McMullan, Geoffrey, Smyth, Franklin and Marchant, Roger (1996) Decolourisation and metabolism of the reactive textile dye, Remazol Black B, by an immobilized microbial consortium.. BIOTECHNOLOGY LETTERS, 18 (5). pp. 527-530.

Oxspring, DA, McMullan, Geoffrey, Smyth, Franklin and Marchant, Roger (1996) Decolourisation and metabolism of the reactive textile dye, Remazol Black B, by an immobilized microbial consortium.. BIOTECHNOLOGY LETTERS, 18 (5). pp. 527-530.

Singh - Nee Nigam, Poonam, McMullan, Geoffrey, Banat, IM and Marchant, R (1996) Decolourisation of effluent from the textile industry by a microbial consortium.. BIOTECHNOLOGY LETTERS, 18 (1). pp. 117-120.

Kirby, N, McMullan, Geoffrey and Marchant, R (1995) DECOLORIZATION OF AN ARTIFICIAL TEXTILE EFFLUENT BY PHANEROCHAETE-CHRYSOSPORIUM. BIOTECHNOLOGY LETTERS, 17 (7). pp. 761-764.

Kirby, N, McMullan, Geoffrey and Marchant, R (1995) DECOLORIZATION OF AN ARTIFICIAL TEXTILE EFFLUENT BY PHANEROCHAETE-CHRYSOSPORIUM. BIOTECHNOLOGY LETTERS, 17 (7). pp. 761-764.

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