Dr Paul Waines
Senior Technician (Molecular Biology and Cell Culture)
Faculty of Health: Medicine, Dentistry and Human Sciences
Senior Technician within the Institute of Translational and Stratified Medicine (ITSMed)
BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences, Plymouth University
PhD (microbiology), Plymouth University. Thesis title 'Biofilm Formation and Control in a Novel Man-Made Warm Water Distribution System'
Society for Applied Microbiology (SfAM)
Institute of Science and Technology (IST)
Research degrees awarded to supervised students
Previously on supervisory team of three PhD students- all successfully completed
Grants & contracts
£50,000- Dart Valley Systems/ Health and Safety Executive/ Plymouth University. 'Microbial Contamination of Water System Components (including TMVs)'- Principal Investigator
£2200- John Guest Limited (Principal investigator)
£3500- South West Water Limited (Principal Investigator)
£2500- Students into Work grant, awarded by Society for Applied Microbiology (Principal Investigator)
Key publications are highlightedJournals
Abid, A., Ringo, E., Davies, S. J., Waines, P.L., Bradley, G. & Merrifield D.L.(2014) First report on the autochthonous gut microbiota of brown trout (Salmo trutta Linnaeus). Aquaculture Research, pp.1-10 (available online)
Abid, A., Davies, S. J., Waines, P.L., Emery, M., Castex, M., Gioacchini, G., Carnevali, O., Bickerdike, R., Romero, J. (2014) Dietary synbiotic application modulates Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) intestinal microbial communities and intestinal immunity. Fish and Shellfish Immunology, 35, 1948-1956.
Hussein, K. R., Waines, P. L., Nisr, R. B., Glegg, G., Bradley, G. (2014) Development and use of Bacteroides 16S rRNA polymerase chain reaction assay for source tracking dog faecal pollution in bathing waters. Hydrology Current Research, 5, 163.
Li, B., Pan, G., Avent, N. D., Lowry, R. B., Madgett, T. E., Waines, P. L. (2015) Graphene electrode modified with electrochemically reduced graphene oxide for label-free DNA detection. Biosensors and Bioelectronics, pp. 313-319.Waines P. L., Moate R., Moody A.J., Allen M. & Bradley G. (2011) The effect of material choice on biofilm formation in a model warm water distribution system. Biofouling, 10, 1161-74.
Zhou, Z. , Yao, B. , Waines P. L., Ringø E., Emery M., & Merrifield D.L. (2014) Methodological approaches to assess microbial communities. In: Aquaculture Nutrition: Gut Health, Probiotics and Prebiotics . Edited by D. L. Merrifield.
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