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Infection Biology Thematic PhD

Professor Séamus Fanning

Honours & Awards:

Year: 1986.
Title: French Government travelling fellowship
Year: 1995.
Title: Fulbright Scholar, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston
Year: 2002.
Title: Chair of Food Safety & Zoonoses, University College Dublin

Professional Associations:

Association: American Society for Microbiology (ASM), Function/Role: Member
Association: The Biochemical Society., Function/Role: Member

Conference Contributions:

O¿Mahony, E., Murphy, M., Buckley, J., Bolton, D. and Fanning, S (2009) Distribution of Campylobacter in poultry flocks in Ireland. [Poster Presentation], International Conference Food Processing Stresses & Associated genomics of Gram-negative food-borne bacteria, Teagasc-Ashtown Food Research Centre, Dublin , 16-SEP-09 - 16-SEP-09.
C. Almeida, C., N. F. Azevedo, N.F., Iversen,, C., Fanning, S., Keevil, C.W. and Vieira, M.J (2009) Development and application of a novel Peptide Nucleic Acid probe for the specific detection of Cronobacter (Enterobacter sakazakii) in powdered infant formula. [Poster Presentation], first International meeting on Cronobacter (Enterobacter sakazakii), O¿Reilly Hall, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland , 22-JAN-09 - 23-JAN-09.
S Fanning (2009) What is and isn¿t Cronobacter (formerly Enterobacter sakazakii). [Oral Presentation], bioMerieux Conference on Food Microbiology, University of Parma, Italy , 06-MAY-09 - 06-MAY-09.
S Fanning (2009) Multiple regulatory pathways associated with high-level ciprofloxacin & MDR in Salmonella Enteritidis. [Oral Presentation], Conference on Food Safety & Public Health-minimizing antibiotic resistance transmission through the food chain CSREES-USDA, Washington DC, USA , 02-APR-09 - 03-APR-09.
S Fanning (2009) Molecular identification of Cronobacter sakazakii. [Oral Presentation], First International meeting on Cronobacter (Enterobacter sakazakii), O¿Reilly Hall, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4 Ireland , 22-JAN-09 - 23-JAN-09.
Rajtak, U., Leonard, N.C., Fanning, S. and Bolton, D (2009) The influence of acid tolerance response ad diet on the survival of Salmonella through the gastrointestinal tract of pigs. [Poster Presentation], Safe Pork 2009 International Conference, Quebec, Canada , 30-SEP-09 - 02-OCT-09.

Committee Work:

Committee : FAO/WHO Expert Group on follow-on formula
Committee : Wellcome Trust
Committee : Irish Codex Committee-Department of Agriculture & Food
Committee : Microbiology Advisory Committee of the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI)
Committee : Management Committee of the EU Cost Action B16 Group
Committee : Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority (ADFCA)


Employer: UCD
Position: Professor of Food Safety Centre
Employer: Cork Institute of Technology
Position: Head of Department & Senior Lecturer


Year 1983 Institution:
Qualification: BSc Subject:
Year 1990 Institution:
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