Dr Rebecca Owens

Biology, Human Health Institute

Assistant Professor

Callan Building
2.30
(01) 708 3839/3140

Biography

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2017 'Fungal Proteomics'
Doyle S. and Owens R.A. (2017) 'Fungal Proteomics' In: K. Kavanagh (eds). Fungi: Biology and Applications, 3rd Edition. United Kingdom: Wiley Blackwell. [Details]
2014 'Virulence characteristics of Aspergillus fumigatus'
Owens, RA; O' Keeffe, K; O' Hanlon KA; Gallagher, L; Doyle, S (2014) 'Virulence characteristics of Aspergillus fumigatus' In: Sullivan DJ; Moran, GP (eds). Human Pathogenic Fungi: New technologies and new insights. United Kingdom: Caister Academic Press. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2018 'The involvement of the low-oxygen-activated locus of Burkholderia cenocepacia in adaptation during cystic fibrosis infection'
Cullen L.;O’Connor A.;McCormack S.;Owens R.;Holt G.;Collins C.;Callaghan M.;Doyle S.;Smith D.;Schaffer K.;Fitzpatrick D.;McClean S. (2018) 'The involvement of the low-oxygen-activated locus of Burkholderia cenocepacia in adaptation during cystic fibrosis infection'. Scientific Reports, 8 (1) [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2017 'Proteomic Characterization of Armillaria mellea Reveals Oxidative Stress Response Mechanisms and Altered Secondary Metabolism Profiles'
Collins C;Hurley R;Almutlaqah N;O'Keeffe G;Keane TM;Fitzpatrick DA;Owens RA; (2017) 'Proteomic Characterization of Armillaria mellea Reveals Oxidative Stress Response Mechanisms and Altered Secondary Metabolism Profiles'. Microorganisms, 5 (3) [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2017 'Structural, mechanistic and functional insight into gliotoxin bis-thiomethylation in Aspergillus fumigatus'
Dolan S.K, Bock, T., Hering, V., Owens, R.A., Jones, G.W., Blankenfeldt W., Doyle S. (2017) 'Structural, mechanistic and functional insight into gliotoxin bis-thiomethylation in Aspergillus fumigatus'. Open Biology, 7 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2016 'The iron-responsive microsomal proteome of Aspergillus fumigatus'
Moloney, NM*; Owens, RA*; Meleady, P; Henry, M; Dolan, SK; Mulvihill, E; Clynes, M; Doyle, S (2016) 'The iron-responsive microsomal proteome of Aspergillus fumigatus'. JOURNAL OF PROTEOMICS, 136 :99-111 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2016 'Proteomic analysis of Aspergillus fumigatus - clinical implications'
Moloney NM;Owens RA;Doyle S; (2016) 'Proteomic analysis of Aspergillus fumigatus - clinical implications'. Expert Review of Proteomics, [DOI] [Details]
2016 'Increased chitin biosynthesis contributes to the resistance of Penicillium polonicum against the antifungal protein PgAFP'
Delgado, J; Owens, RA; Doyle, S; Asensio, MA; Núñez, F (2016) 'Increased chitin biosynthesis contributes to the resistance of Penicillium polonicum against the antifungal protein PgAFP'. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 100 (1):371-383 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2015 'Interplay between Gliotoxin Resistance, Secretion, and the Methyl/Methionine Cycle in Aspergillus fumigatus'
Owens, RA;O'Keeffe, G;Smith, EB;Dolan, SK;Hammel, S;Sheridan, KJ;Fitzpatrick, DA;Keane, TM;Jones, GW;Doyle, S (2015) 'Interplay between Gliotoxin Resistance, Secretion, and the Methyl/Methionine Cycle in Aspergillus fumigatus'. Eukaryotic Cell, 14 :941-957 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2015 'Impact of the antifungal protein PgAFP from Penicillium chrysogenum on the protein profile in Aspergillus flavus'
Delgado, J;Owens, RA;Doyle, S;Asensio, MA;Nunez, F (2015) 'Impact of the antifungal protein PgAFP from Penicillium chrysogenum on the protein profile in Aspergillus flavus'. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 99 :8701-8715 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2015 'Biochemical Comparison of Commercial Selenium Yeast Preparations'
Fagan S.;Owens R.;Ward P.;Connolly C.;Doyle S.;Murphy R. (2015) 'Biochemical Comparison of Commercial Selenium Yeast Preparations'. Biological Trace Element Research, [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2014 'A Proteomic Approach to Investigating Gene Cluster Expression and Secondary Metabolite Functionality in Aspergillus fumigatus'
Owens, RA;Hammel, S;Sheridan, KJ;Jones, GW;Doyle, S (2014) 'A Proteomic Approach to Investigating Gene Cluster Expression and Secondary Metabolite Functionality in Aspergillus fumigatus'. PLoS ONE, 9 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2014 'Regulation of Nonribosomal Peptide Synthesis: bis-Thiomethylation Attenuates Gliotoxin Biosynthesis in Aspergillus fumigatus'
Dolan, SK;Owens, RA;O'Keeffe, G;Hammel, S;Fitzpatrick, DA;Jones, GW;Doyle, S (2014) 'Regulation of Nonribosomal Peptide Synthesis: bis-Thiomethylation Attenuates Gliotoxin Biosynthesis in Aspergillus fumigatus'. Chemistry and Biology, 21 :999-1012 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2014 'RNA-seq reveals the pan-transcriptomic impact of attenuating the gliotoxin self-protection mechanism in Aspergillus fumigatus'
O'Keeffe, G;Hammel, S;Owens, RA;Keane, TM;Fitzpatrick, DA;Jones, GW;Doyle, S (2014) 'RNA-seq reveals the pan-transcriptomic impact of attenuating the gliotoxin self-protection mechanism in Aspergillus fumigatus'. BMC Genomics, 15 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2012 'Molecular characterization of an adaptive response to alkylating agents in the opportunistic pathogen Aspergillus fumigatus'
O'Hanlon, KA;Margison, GP;Hatch, A;Fitzpatrick, DA;Owens, RA;Doyle, S;Jones, GW (2012) 'Molecular characterization of an adaptive response to alkylating agents in the opportunistic pathogen Aspergillus fumigatus'. Nucleic Acids Research, 40 :7806-7820 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2012 'The Aspergillus fumigatus Protein GliK Protects against Oxidative Stress and Is Essential for Gliotoxin Biosynthesis'
Gallagher, L;Owens, RA;Dolan, SK;O'Keeffe, G;Schrettl, M;Kavanagh, K;Jones, GW;Doyle, S (2012) 'The Aspergillus fumigatus Protein GliK Protects against Oxidative Stress and Is Essential for Gliotoxin Biosynthesis'. Eukaryotic Cell, 11 :1226-1238 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
2015 Chronic Burkholderia cenocepacia infection in cystic fibrosis: an analysis of the adaptations in sequential isolates from two patients.
Cullen, L;Owens, R;Callaghan, M;Doyle, S;Schaffer, K;McClean, S (2015) Chronic Burkholderia cenocepacia infection in cystic fibrosis: an analysis of the adaptations in sequential isolates from two patients. [Published Abstract], The 29th Annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference, Phoenix, AZ [Details]