UCD
Biofilm Engineering Laboratory

Publications

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Choudhari S, Habimana O, Hannon J, Allen A, Cummins E, Casey E. (2017) Dynamics of silver elution from functionalised antimicrobial nanofiltration membranes. Biofouling 33:520-529 link to publication

H Cao, O Habimana, A Safari, R Heffernan, Y Dai, E Casey (2016) Revealing region-specific biofilm viscoelastic properties by means of a micro-rheological approach. npj Biofilms and Microbiomes 2 (1), 5 link to publication

Fatemeh Kavousi, Eoin Syron, Michael Semmens, Eoin Casey (2016) Hydrodynamics and gas transfer performance of confined hollow fibre membrane modules with the aid of computational fluid dynamics. Journal of Membrane Science 513:117–128 link to publication

Seong Ying Choi, Olivier Habimana, Peter Flood, Emmanuel G Reynaud, Brian J Rodriguez, Nan Zhang, Eoin Casey, Michael D Gilchrist (2016) Material-and Feature-dependent Effects on Cell Adhesion to Micro Injection Moulded Medical Polymers. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces (In Press) link to publication

Kelleher, S; Habimana, O; Lawler, J; O’ Reilly, B; Daniels, S; Casey, E; Cowley, A. (2015) Cicada wing surface topography: an investigation into the bactericidal properties of nanostructural features (2015) ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces in press) link to publication

M Zanoni, O Habimana, J Amadio, E Casey (2015) Antifouling activity of enzyme‐functionalized silica nanobeads. Biotechnology and Bioengineering (in Press) link to publication

A Safari, Z Tukovic, P Cardiff, M Walter, E Casey, A Ivankovic (2015) Interfacial Separation of a Mature Biofilm from a Glass Surface-A Combined Experimental and Cohesive Zone Modelling Approach. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials (In Press) link to publication

A Safari, Z Tukovic, M Walter, E Casey, A Ivankovic (2015) Mechanical properties of a mature biofilm from a wastewater system: from microscale to macroscale level. Biofouling 31 (8), 651-664 link to publication

A Allen, AJC Semião, O Habimana, R Heffernan, A Safari, E Casey (2015) “Nanofiltration and reverse osmosis surface topographical heterogeneities: Do they matter for initial bacterial adhesion?.” Journal of Membrane Science 486 (2015): 10-20. link to publication

Syron, Eoin, Michael J. Semmens, and Eoin Casey. “Performance analysis of a pilot-scale membrane aerated biofilm reactor for the treatment of landfill leachate.” Chemical Engineering Journal 273 (2015): 120-129. link to publication

Quinn, Laura, et al. “Production of drug metabolites by immobilised Cunninghamella elegans: from screening to scale up.” Journal of industrial microbiology & biotechnology 42.5 (2015): 799-806. link to publication

Gazzola, Giulio, et al. “Comparison of biomass detachment from biofilms of two different Pseudomonas spp. under constant shear conditions.” Biofouling 31.1 (2015): 13-18. link to publication

Cao, Huayu, et al. “Understanding particle deposition kinetics on NF membranes: A focus on micro-beads and membrane interactions at different environmental conditions.” Journal of Membrane Science 475 (2015): 367-375. link to publication

Davis, Reeta, et al. “High cell density cultivation of Pseudomonas putida KT2440 using glucose without the need for oxygen enriched air supply.” Biotechnology and bioengineering 112.4 (2015): 725-733. link to publication

Heffernan, R., et al. “A physical impact of organic fouling layers on bacterial adhesion during nanofiltration.” Water research 67 (2014): 118-128. link to publication

Cerrone, Federico, et al. “Fed-batch strategies using butyrate for high cell density cultivation of Pseudomonas putida and its use as a biocatalyst.” Applied microbiology and biotechnology 98.22 (2014): 9217-9228. link to publication

Heffernan, R., et al. “A physical impact of organic fouling layers on bacterial adhesion during nanofiltration.” Water research 67 (2014): 118-128. link to publication

Safari, Ashkan, et al. “The significance of calcium ions on Pseudomonas fluorescens biofilms–a structural and mechanical study.” Biofouling 30.7 (2014): 859-869. link to publication

Semião, Andrea JC, Olivier Habimana, and Eoin Casey. “Bacterial adhesion onto nanofiltration and reverse osmosis membranes: Effect of permeate flux.” water research 63 (2014): 296-305. link to publication

Guzik, Maciej W., et al. “Identification and characterization of an acyl-CoA dehydrogenase from Pseudomonas putida KT2440 that shows preference towards medium to long chain length fatty acids.” Microbiology 160.Pt 8 (2014): 1760-1771. link to publication

Habimana, Olivier, A. J. C. Semião, and Eoin Casey. “The role of cell-surface interactions in bacterial initial adhesion and consequent biofilm formation on nanofiltration/reverse osmosis membranes.” Journal of Membrane Science 454 (2014): 82-96. link to publication

Winn, Michael, et al. “Characteristics of Streptomyces griseus biofilms in continuous flow tubular reactors.” FEMS microbiology letters 352.2 (2014): 157-164. link to publication

Habimana, Olivier, Andrea JC Semião, and Eoin Casey. “Upon impact: the fate of adhering Pseudomonas fluorescens cells during Nanofiltration.” Environmental science & technology 48.16 (2014): 9641-9650. link to publication

Hanay, Özge, et al. “Gas/substrate fluxes and microbial community in phenol biodegradation using an O2‐based membrane biofilm reactor.” CLEAN–Soil, Air, Water 42.1 (2014): 36-42. link to publication

Habimana, Olivier, Andrea JC Semião, and Eoin Casey. “Upon impact: the fate of adhering Pseudomonas fluorescens cells during Nanofiltration.” Environmental science & technology 48.16 (2014): 9641-9650. link to publication

Cerrone, Federico, et al. “Fed-batch strategies using butyrate for high cell density cultivation of Pseudomonas putida and its use as a biocatalyst.” Applied microbiology and biotechnology 98.22 (2014): 9217-9228. link to publication

Cerrone, Federico, et al. “Medium chain length polyhydroxyalkanoate (mcl-PHA) production from volatile fatty acids derived from the anaerobic digestion of grass.” Applied microbiology and biotechnology 98.2 (2014): 611-620. link to publication

Guzik, Maciej W., et al. “Conversion of post consumer polyethylene to the biodegradable polymer polyhydroxyalkanoate.” Applied microbiology and biotechnology 98.9 (2014): 4223-4232. link to publication

Amadio, Jessica, Eoin Casey, and Cormac D. Murphy. “Filamentous fungal biofilm for production of human drug metabolites.” Applied microbiology and biotechnology 97.13 (2013): 5955-5963. link to publication

Djokic, Lidija, et al. “Phenol removal from four different natural soil types by Bacillus sp. PS11.” Applied soil ecology 70 (2013): 1-8. link to publication

Heffernan, R., et al. “Disinfection of a polyamide nanofiltration membrane using ethanol.” Journal of Membrane Science 448 (2013): 170-179. link to publication

Davis, Reeta, et al. “Conversion of grass biomass into fermentable sugars and its utilization for medium chain length polyhydroxyalkanoate (mcl-PHA) production by Pseudomonas strains.” Bioresource technology 150 (2013): 202-209. link to publication

Semião, A. J. C., et al. “The importance of laboratory water quality for studying initial bacterial adhesion during NF filtration processes.” water research 47.8 (2013): 2909-2920. link to publication

Walter, Maik, et al. “Detachment characteristics of a mixed culture biofilm using particle size analysis.” Chemical Engineering Journal 228 (2013): 1140-1147. link to publication

McDonnell, Ciara K., et al. “The effect of salt and fibre direction on water dynamics, distribution and mobility in pork muscle: A low field NMR study.” Meat science 95.1 (2013): 51-58. link to publication

Nikodinovic‐Runic, Jasmina, et al. “Process analysis of the conversion of styrene to biomass and medium chain length polyhydroxyalkanoate in a two‐phase bioreactor.” Biotechnology and bioengineering 108.10 (2011): 2447-2455. link to publication

Barrett, Mark, et al. “The role of meso-mixing in anti-solvent crystallization processes.” Chemical Engineering Science 66.12 (2011): 2523-2534. link to publication

Misiak, Katarzyna, Eoin Casey, and Cormac D. Murphy. “Factors influencing 4-fluorobenzoate degradation in biofilm cultures of Pseudomonas knackmussii B13.” water research 45.11 (2011): 3512-3520. link to publication

Cotter, John J., et al. “Characterization of a modified rotating disk reactor for the cultivation of Staphylococcus epidermidis biofilm.” Journal of applied microbiology 109.6 (2010): 2105-2117. link to publication

Heffernan, Barry, et al. “Treatment of fluoroacetate by a Pseudomonas fluorescens biofilm grown in membrane aerated biofilm reactor.” Environmental science & technology 43.17 (2009): 6776-6785. link to publication

Cotter, John J., et al. “Oxygen-mediated regulation of biofilm development is controlled by the alternative sigma factor σB in Staphylococcus epidermidis.” Applied and environmental microbiology 75.1 (2009): 261-264. link to publication

Heffernan, Barry, Cormac D. Murphy, and Eoin Casey. “Comparison of planktonic and biofilm cultures of Pseudomonas fluorescens DSM 8341 cells grown on fluoroacetate.” Applied and environmental microbiology 75.9 (2009): 2899-2907. link to publication

Cotter, John J., James P. O’Gara, and Eoin Casey. “Rapid depletion of dissolved oxygen in 96‐well microtiter plate Staphylococcus epidermidis biofilm assays promotes biofilm development and is influenced by inoculum cell concentration.” Biotechnology and bioengineering 103.5 (2009): 1042-1047. link to publication

Syron, Eoin, Hugh Kelly, and Eoin Casey. “Studies on the effect of concentration of a self-inhibitory substrate on biofilm reaction rate under co-diffusion and counter-diffusion configurations.” Journal of Membrane Science 335.1 (2009): 76-82. link to publication

Syron, Eoin, and Eoin Casey. “Membrane-aerated biofilms for high rate biotreatment: performance appraisal, engineering principles, scale-up, and development requirements.” Environmental science & technology 42.6 (2008): 1833-1844. link to publication

Syron, Eoin, and Eoin Casey. “Model‐based comparative performance analysis of membrane aerated biofilm reactor configurations.” Biotechnology and bioengineering 99.6 (2008): 1361-1373. link to publication

Casey, Eoin, et al. “Comparative economic analysis of full scale MABR configurations.” 2008 IWA North American Membrane Research Conference, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA, August 10-13, 2008. 2008. link to publication

Casey, Eoin. “Tracer measurements reveal experimental evidence of biofilm consolidation.” Biotechnology and bioengineering 98.4 (2007): 913-918. link to publication

Casey, Eoin. “Simulation studies of process scale membrane aerated biofilm reactor configurations.” 4th International Water Association Membranes Conference, Harrogate, UK, January, 2007. 2007. link to publication

Faulkner, Eilis, et al. “Use of Fed‐Batch Cultivation for Achieving High Cell Densities for the Pilot‐Scale Production of a Recombinant Protein (Phenylalanine Dehydrogenase) in Escherichia coli.” Biotechnology progress 22.3 (2006): 889-897. link to publication

Rishell, Susan, et al. “Characteristics of a Methanotrophic Culture in a Membrane‐Aerated Biofilm Reactor.” Biotechnology progress 20.4 (2004): 1082-1090. link to publication

Casey, Eoin, Brian Glennon, and G. Hamer. “Biofilm development in a membrane aerated biofilm reactor: effect of flow velocity on performance.” (2000): 476-486. link to publication

Casey, E., B. Glennon, and G. Hamer. “Oxygen mass transfer characteristics in a membrane-aerated biofilm reactor.” Biotechnology and bioengineering 62.2 (1999): 183-192. link to publication

Casey, E., B. Glennon, and G. Hamer. “Oxygen mass transfer characteristics in a membrane-aerated biofilm reactor.” Biotechnology and bioengineering 62.2 (1999): 183-192. link to publication