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Professor Derek Sullivan

Professor (Dental Science)
DENTAL SCHOOL, LINCOLN PLACE


  Bacterial pathogenicity   Bacteriology and bacterial pathogenesis   BIOTYPING   CANDIDA   CANDIDA ALBICANS OUTBREAK   CANDIDA DUBLINIENSIS   CANDIDA-ALBICANS   CANDIDIASIS   DENTAL CHAIR WATERLINES   DIAGNOSIS   DIAGNOSTICS   DNA FINGERPRINTING   DNA TYPING METHODS   DUBLINIENSIS   ELECTROPHORETIC KARYOTYPE   EPIDEMIOLOGY   FLUCONAZOLE   Fungal Infections   FUNGAL-INFECTIONS   FUNGEMIA   Genomic structure and function, molecular approaches to gene function   GRAM-NEGATIVE BACTERIA   Host, Pathogen interactions   Infectious diseases   Molecular Medical Mycology   Mycology and fungal pathogenesis   NOSOCOMIAL FUNGAL-INFECTIONS   NOSOCOMIAL OUTBREAK   ORAL CANDIDA   Oral microbiology   PATHOGENS   PUTATIVE VIRULENCE FACTORS   RAPID IDENTIFICATION   RIBOSOMAL-RNA   SUSCEPTIBILITY   WATER MICROBIOLOGY
 Triclosan-based antagonism of the activity of azole antifungal drugs against Candida species
 Responses of Candida albicans and Candida dubliniensis to environmental stress.
 Comparative analysis of adhesion of Candida albicans and Candida dubliniensis.
 Comparative genomic analysis of Candida albicans and Candida dubliniensis: A tool for the analysis of candidal pathogenicity
 HOST-PATHOGEN INTERACTION SYSTEMS AS TOOLS TO IDENTIFY ANTIFUNGAL TARGETS IN C. ALBICANS AND C. DUBLINIENSIS

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Reviews editor FEMS Microbiology Letters 2007-2012
FEMS Microbiology Letters (Editorial Board) 2012-present
Fungal Biology and Biotechnology (Editorial Board) 2014-
FEMS Yeast Research (Editorial Board) 2003-2012
Member of review board for Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR, France) 20014
Health Research Board, "Infections, Immunity and Host Defence" research project grant review panel 2005-2008
International Association for Dental Research, Irish DIvision Council Member 2004-2008
Ad hoc referee for the following journals: Molecular Microbiology, Microbiology, Journal of Clinical Microbiology, Journal of Medical Microbiology, Journal of Medical and Veterinary Mycology, Journal of Infectious Diseases, Journal of Applied Bacteriology, European Journal of Microbiology, Gene, FEMS Yeast Research Revista Iberoamericana de Micologia FEMS Immunology and Medical Microbiology Trends in Microbiology European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Fungal Genetics and Biology Mycoses Mycopathologia Acta Pathologica, Microbiologica et Immunologica Scandinavica Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy Antonie van Leeuwenhoek Journal of Microbiology Medical Mycology
External examiner for PhDs in NUI Maynooth, University College Dublin, University of Aberdeen, University of Leeds, University of Manchester, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, University of Bristol, Universidad del Pais Vasco, Bilbao, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, S. Africa, University of Annamalai, India and the University of Jena, Germany
Grants refereed for: Wellcome Trust, BBSRC, Republic of South Africa Medical Research Council, Agence Nationale de la Recherche (France), Fundacao para a Ciencia e a Tecnologia (Portugal) and the Flemish research agency Fonds Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek (Belgium).
Local organiser of the 1999 Conference of the British Society for Medical Mycology (BSMM) Elected as the Meetings Secretary of the British Society for Medical Mycology (BSMM) in 1999. Responsible for taking part in the organisation of Annual Meetings in Stratford upon Avon (2000), London (2001), Aberdeen (2002) and Manchester (2003). Elected as Councillor for Irish Association for Dental Research (June 2004).
Co-convenor and speaker at Medical Mycology session of the Tenth International Symposium on Yeasts, Arnhem, The Netherlands, August 2000. Chair and speaker at ASM Candida and candidiasis 2004, BSMM 2004 and 2005
Scientific Advisory Board of the second FEBS Advanced Lecture Course on Human Fungal Pathogens, Nice, France, 2009
Member of the International Advisory Committee of the 17th Congress of The International Society for Human and Animal Mycology, Tokyo, Japan 2009
Grant review panel of the French research agencies INSERM and the Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR) 2008
Member of the International Advisory Board of the 18th Congress of the International Society for Human and Animal Mycology 2012 (Berlin, ISHAM 2012)
Secretary of the Irish Fungal Society 2011-present
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Founding secretary of Irish Fungal Society 2011 2014
International Association for Dental Research (elected member of Irish Division council 2004-2007) 2004 Present
American Society for Microbiology 1993 Present
British Society for Medical Mycology 1991 Present
Derek J. Sullivan and Gary P. Moran, Human Pathogenic Fungi: Molecular biology and pathogenic mechanisms, Norfolk, UK, Caister Academic Press, 2014, 1-339-, Book, PUBLISHED
John Haran, Hannah Boyle, Karsten Hokamp, Tim Yeomans, Zhongle Liu, Michael Church, Alastair B Fleming, Mathew Z Anderson, Judith Berman, Lawrence C Myers, Derek J Sullivan, Gary P Moran, Telomeric ORFs (TLOs) in Candida spp. encode Mediator subunits that regulate distinct virulence traits, PLoS Genetics, 10, (10), 2014, pe1004658-, Notes: [doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1004658], Journal Article, PUBLISHED
JORDAN RP, WILLIAMS DW, MORAN GP, COLEMAN DC, SULLIVAN DJ, COMPARATIVE ADHERENCE OF CANDIDA ALBICANS AND CANDIDA DUBLINIENSIS TO HUMAN BUCCAL EPITHELIAL CELLS AND EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX PROTEINS, MEDICAL MYCOLOGY, 52, (3), 2014, p254 - 263, Notes: [March 11; Epub ahead of print], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI  URL
KINNEVEY PM, SHORE AC, BRENNAN GI, SULLIVAN DJ, EHRICHT R, MONECKE S, COLEMAN DC, EXTENSIVE GENETIC DIVERSITY IDENTIFIED AMONG SPORADIC METHICILLIN-RESISTANT Staphylococcus aureus ISOLATES RECOVERED IN IRISH HOSPITALS BETWEEN 2000-2012, ANTIMICROBIAL AGENTS AND CHEMOTHERAPY, 58, (4), 2014, p1907 - 1917, Notes: [6th January 2014; Epub ahead of print], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI  URL
Creamer, E. Shore, A. C. Deasy, E. C. Galvin, S. Dolan, A. Walley, N. McHugh, S. Fitzgerald-Hughes, D. Sullivan, D. J. Cunney, R. Coleman, D. C. Humphreys, H., Air and surface contamination patterns of meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus on eight acute hospital wards, Journal of Hospital Infection, 2014, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Kinnevey PM, Shore AC, Brennan GI, Sullivan DJ, Ehricht R, Monecke S, Slickers P, Coleman DC, Emergence of Sequence Type 779 Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Harboring a Novel Pseudo Staphylococcal Cassette Chromosome mec (SCCmec)-SCC-SCCCRISPR Composite Element in Irish Hospitals., Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy, 57, (1), 2013, p524 - 531, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Palige K, Linde J, Martin R, Böttcher B, Citiulo F, Sullivan DJ, Weber J, Staib C, Rupp S, Hube B, Morschhäuser J, Staib P, Global Transcriptome Sequencing Identifies Chlamydospore Specific Markers in Candida albicans and Candida dubliniensis., PloS one, 8, (4), 2013, pe61940 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
An Introduction to the Medically Important Candida Species in, editor(s)Richard A. Calderone and Cornelius J. Clancy , Candida and Candidiasis, 2nd Edition, Washington DC, American Society for Microbiology, 2012, pp11 - 25, [Gary Moran, David Coleman, and Derek Sullivan], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Moran, G.P., Coleman, D.C. and Sullivan, D.J., Candida albicans versus Candida dubliniensis: Why is C. albicans more pathogenic?, International Journal of Microbiology, 2012, 2012, pArticle ID 205921, 7 pages, , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
MORAN, GP, COLEMAN DC, SULLIVAN DJ, CANDIDA ALBICANS VERSUS CANDIDA DUBLINIENSIS: WHY IS C. ALBICANS MORE PATHOGENIC?, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MICROBIOLOGY, 2012, 2012, p17: e205921 , Notes: [4th Septemebr; Epub ahead of print], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
  

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COLEMAN, DC, SULLIVAN, DJ, MOSSMAN, JC, CANDIDA DUBLINIENSIS, 1997, - 3011-3012, Miscellaneous, PUBLISHED

  

Award Date
British Society for Medical Mycology Award for outstanding contribution to mycological research March 2003
Elected to Fellowship of Trinity College Dublin 2001
Molecular biology of pathogenesis of fungal pathogens, in particular Candida albicans and Candida dubliniensis. Molecular biology of antifungal drug resistance. Epidemiology of fungal pathogens.