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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
Scientific Conferences Committee of the Microbiology Society 2018-2022
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Committee Member and Chair-elect, Microbiology Society Irish Division 2018 2022
Microbiology Society 2006
American Society for Microbiology 2012
Society for Applied Microbiology 2012
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, 2018, p10.1128/mBio.00550-18 , Journal Article, IN_PRESS
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
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
Herman P, El-Kirat-Chatel S, Beaussart A, Geoghegan JA, Foster TJ, Dufrêne YF, The binding force of the staphylococcal adhesin SdrG is remarkably strong., Molecular microbiology, 93, (2), 2014, p356-368 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Missineo A, Di Poto A, Geoghegan JA, Rindi S, Heilbronner S, Gianotti V, Arciola CR, Foster TJ, Speziale P, Pietrocola G, IsdC from Staphylococcus lugdunensis Induces Biofilm Formation under Low-Iron Growth Conditions., Infection and immunity, 82, (6), 2014, p2448-59 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  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