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Dr. Joan Geoghegan

Assistant Professor (Microbiology)


  Bacteria   BACTERIAL ADHESION   BACTERIAL BIOFILMS   BACTERIAL-ANTIGENS   BACTERIOLOGY   COMPLEMENT   Infection   METHICILLIN-RESISTANT STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS   MICROBIOLOGY   Molecular Biology   Molecular Genetics   STAPHYLOCOCCI   Vaccines
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Chair-elect, Irish Division of the Microbiology Society 2018
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Chair-elect of the Irish Division of Microbiology Society 2018 2020
Society Conferences Committee Member, Microbiology Society, UK 2018 2022
Microbiology Society (Member) 2006
American Society for Microbiology (Member) 2012
Society for Applied Microbiology (Member) 2012
Healthcare Infection Society 2017 2018
European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 2017 2018
Zapotoczna M, Riboldi GP, Moustafa AM, Dickson E, Narechania A, Morrissey JA, Planet PJ, Holden MTG, Waldron KJ, Geoghegan JA., Mobile-Genetic-Element-Encoded Hypertolerance to Copper Protects Staphylococcus aureus from Killing by Host Phagocytes., mBio, 9, (5), 2018, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Geoghegan JA, Irvine AD, Foster TJ., Staphylococcus aureus and Atopic Dermatitis: A Complex and Evolving Relationship., Trends in microbiology, 2017, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Lacey KA, Leech JM, Lalor SJ, McCormack N, Geoghegan JA, McLoughlin RM., The Staphylococcus aureus Cell Wall-Anchored Protein Clumping Factor A Is an Important T Cell Antigen., Infection and immunity, 85, (12), 2017, pe00549-17 -, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
McCourt J, O'Halloran DP, McCarthy H, O'Gara JP, Geoghegan JA., Fibronectin binding proteins are required for biofilm formation by community-associated methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus strain LAC, FEMS Microbiology Letters, 353, (2), 2014, p157 - 164, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
Formosa-Dague C, Fu ZH, Feuillie C, Derclaye S, Foster TJ, Geoghegan JA, Dufrene YF, Forces between Staphylococcus aureus and human skin, Nanoscale Horizons, 2016, p298 - 303, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
McCormack N, Foster TJ, Geoghegan JA, A short sequence within subdomain N1 of region A of the Staphylococcus aureus MSCRAMM clumping factor A is required for export and surface display., Microbiology (Reading, England), 160, (4), 2014, p659-670 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
Pietrocola G, Nobile G, Alfeo MJ, Foster TJ, Geoghegan JA, De Filippis V, Speziale P., Fibronectin-binding protein B (FnBPB) from Staphylococcus aureus protects against the antimicrobial activity of histones., The Journal of biological chemistry, 2019, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Speziale P, Pietrocola G, Foster TJ, Geoghegan JA, Protein-based biofilm matrices in Staphylococci., Frontiers in cellular and infection microbiology, 4, 2014, p171 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
Pietrocola G, Nobile G, Gianotti V, Zapotoczna M, Foster TJ, Geoghegan JA, Speziale P, Molecular Interactions of Human Plasminogen with Fibronectin-binding Protein B (FnBPB), a Fibrinogen/Fibronectin-binding Protein from Staphylococcus aureus., The Journal of biological chemistry, 291, (35), 2016, p18148-62 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
Foster TJ, Geoghegan JA, Ganesh VK, Höök M, Adhesion, invasion and evasion: the many functions of the surface proteins of Staphylococcus aureus., Nature reviews. Microbiology, 12, (1), 2014, p49-62 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
  

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Staphylococcus aureus in, editor(s)Tang Y, Sussman M, Liu D, Poxton I and Schwartzman , Molecular Medical Microbiology, Boston, J. Academic Press, 2015, pp655 - 674, [Foster TJ, Geoghegan JA], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED