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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
Herman-Bausier P, Labate C, Towell AM, Derclaye S, Geoghegan JA, Dufrêne YF, Staphylococcus aureus clumping factor A is a force-sensitive molecular switch that activates bacterial adhesion, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States, 2018, p10.1073/pnas.1718104115 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  URL
Fleury, O.M., McAleer, M.A., Feuillie, C., Formosa-Dague, C., Sansevere, E., Bennett, D.E., Towell, A.M., McLean, W.H.I., Kezic, S., Robinson, D.A., Fallon, P.G., Foster, T.J., Dufrêne, Y.F., Irvine, A.D., Geoghegan, J.A., Clumping factor B promotes adherence of Staphylococcus aureus to corneocytes in atopic dermatitis, Infection and Immunity, 85, (6), 2017, ppii: e00994-16 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
O Halloran DP, Wynne K, Geoghegan JA, Protein A Is Released into the Staphylococcus aureus Culture Supernatant with an Unprocessed Sorting Signal., Infection and immunity, 83, (4), 2015, p1598-609 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
Feuillie C, Formosa-Dague C, Hays LM, Vervaeck O, Derclaye S, Brennan MP, Foster TJ, Geoghegan JA, Dufrêne YF., Molecular interactions and inhibition of the staphylococcal biofilm-forming protein SdrC., Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 114, (14), 2017, p3738-3743 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Feuillie C, Vitry P, McAleer MA, Kezic S, Irvine AD, Geoghegan JA, Dufrêne YF., Adhesion of Staphylococcus aureus to Corneocytes from Atopic Dermatitis Patients Is Controlled by Natural Moisturizing Factor Levels., mBio, 9, (4), 2018, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Purves J, Thomas J, Riboldi GP, Zapotoczna M, Tarrant E, Andrew PW, Londoño A, Planet PJ, Geoghegan JA, Waldron KJ, Morrissey JA., A horizontally gene transferred copper resistance locus confers hyper-resistance to antibacterial copper toxicity and enables survival of community acquired methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus USA300 in macrophages., Environmental microbiology, 20, (4), 2018, p1576-1589 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Vitry P, Valotteau C, Feuillie C, Bernard S, Alsteens D, Geoghegan JA, Dufrêne YF., Force-Induced Strengthening of the Interaction between Staphylococcus aureus Clumping Factor B and Loricrin., mBio, 8, (6), 2017, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Speziale P, Geoghegan JA, Biofilm formation by staphylococci and streptococci: structural, functional, and regulatory aspects and implications for pathogenesis., Frontiers in cellular and infection microbiology, 5, 2015, p31 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  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
  

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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