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Emeritus Ap. Catherine Adley

Teaching Interests

Teaching Commitments

BC 4803 Microbial Technology 1

BC 4825 Microbial Technology 2

I contribute to teaching in the following modules:

BC 4401 (Introduction to Industrial Biochemistry)

FS21012/FS2102 (Foundation Science I and II) for access students

Previoius committments included teaching in the Graduate Medical School on selected problem based learning (PBL) cases in microbiology and immunology.

BC 4917/BC4918 Final year projects.

Professional Activities

Committee

  • 2006 Parental Drug Association (PDA)-Irish Chapter,
  • 2005 Microbiology subcommittee: Food Safety Authority of Ireland,
  • 2004 Royal Dublin Society(RDS): Science and Technology Committee,
  • 1994 Governing Body, New Library Development Committee,
  • 1899 Safety Committee,
  • 1899 Steering Committee for the Degree in Nursing Studies.,
  • 1899 Internal Advisory Committee to the past-president, Dr. E. Walsh as Chairman of the Science Council.,
  • 1899 Scientific Committee of the Food Safety Authority of Ireland,
  • 1899 International Forum on Hygiene,
  • 1899 Bioethics committee University of Limerick,
  • 1899 UL Biological Safety Committee,
  • Nanotechnology subcommittee: Food Safety Authority of Ireland,

Employment

  • 2004 University of Limerick - Senior Lecturer
  • 2000 Pasteur Institute - Visiting Scientist
  • 1995 University of Limerick - Lecturer
  • 1994 University of Limerick - Assistant Lecturer
  • 1992 University of Limerick - Contract Assistant Lecturer
  • 1990 Boston University School of Medicine - Research Fellow
  • 1986 Protein Databases Inc. - Consultant and Investor
  • 1983 London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine - Lecturer
  • 1979 University of Surrey - Research Officer
  • 1976 Medical Research Council of Ireland. - Research Assistant

Association

  • 1999 Member, Society for General Microbiology

Education

  • 1980 NUI Galway - Ph.D.
  • 1976 University College Galway - Higher Diploma in Education
  • 1975 NUI Galway - M.Sc.
  • 1973 NUI Galway - Bachelor of Science

Outreach

  • School Visits to Secondary Schools in the Mid-West region
  • Contributed to Opendays at the University of Limerick
  • Leasing with Industrial companies to acquire work for Co-Op Students

Publications

Book Chapter

2012

Real Time Detection of Pathogens for Food Quality Monitoring and Biosecurity.
Velusamy, V., K. I. Arshak, O. Korostynska, A. Vaseashta and C.C. Adley
Technological Innovations in Sensing and Detection of Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear Threats and Ecological Terrorism

2011

Listeriosis, salmonellosis and verocytoxigenic E. coli: significance and contamination in processed meats
Adley CC and Dillon C
Processed Meats: improving safety, nutrition and quality

2009

Thomas William Mulvaney- Historic Perspectives.
Adley C.C.
Irish German Studies: Creative Influences

2006
2005

Pulsed field gel electrophoresis as a molecular tehcnique in Salmonella epidemiological studies
Gorman R, Adley CC
Food Borne Pathogens: Methods and Protocols

2005

Campylobacter: isolation, identification and preservation
Gorman R ,Adley CC
Food Borne Pathogens: Methods and Protocols

2005

A review of surveillance networks of food borne diseases.
Molnar C, Wells R, Adley CC
Food Borne Pathogens: Methods and Protocols

2000

Gene technologies: emerging attitudes to the new applications of gene technology in Ireland.
Adley, CC; Garvin, W
Teaching Biotechnology at Schools: A European Perspective

1999

Genetically Engineering our Landscape
Adley, CC
The Irish Landscape Forum

Conference Contribution

2011
2006
1997

Conference Publication

2011
2010

75th European Study Group with Industry- Proceedings
Hewitt I., Lacey A., Mellgren N., Vynnycky, M., Robinson M., Cooker M., Fowler, A., Gonzalez, M., Simboek H., Murphy, T., Devereux, M., Sedakov R., Kirby G., Fay G., Wang Q., Adley CC

2010

SAS 2010- IEEE Sensors Applications Symposium - Proceedings
Velusamy V., Arshak K., Yang C., Yu L., Korostynska O., Oliwa-Stasiak K., Adley C.
DOI: 10.1109/SAS.2010.5439420

2009

SAS 2009 - IEEE Sensors Applications Symposium- Proceedings
Adley, C; Arshak, K; Molnar, C; Oliwa, K; Velusamy, V

2009

SAS 2009 - IEEE Sensors Applications Symposium- Proceedings
Velusamy, V; Arshak, K; Korostynska, O; Oliwa, K; Adley, C

2009

Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
Velusamy V., Arshak K., Korostynska O., Oliwa K., Adley C.
DOI: 10.1117/12.818631

2007

SAS 2007- IEEE Sensors Applications Symposium- Proceedings
Arshak, K; Adley, CC; Moore, EG; Cunniffe, C; Campion, M; Menvielle, I

2006

European Material Research Symposium- Proceedings
Arshak K, Adley CC, Moore E., Cunniffe C, Campion M, Nicholson M, Harris J

Edited Book

2006


Food Borne Pathogens; methods and protocols

Other Journal

2008

Prevalence of Salmonella in pork sausages
Dillon C, Adley CC
NAT. INST. OF HEALTH SCIENCES RESEARCH BULLETIN

2008

Designing a nano based platform to detect and monitor food borne pathogens
Oliwa-Stasiak, K, Velusamy V, Arshak K, Adley CC
National Institute of Health Science Research Bulletin

2008

Effect of dialectric discharge plasma on methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
Barry C, Guiney I, Forde E, Jordan K., Arshak K, Adley CC
NAT. INST. OF HEALTH SCIENCES RESEARCH BULLETIN

2005

Ralstonia pickettii: A potential nosocomial infectious pathogen.
Adley, CC; Saieb, F
NAT. INST. OF HEALTH SCIENCES RESEARCH BULLETIN

2005

Specific identification of the Bacillus cereus group
Adley, CC; Molnar, CR
NAT. INST. OF HEALTH SCIENCES RESEARCH BULLETIN

2001

Irish public perception and attitudes to modern biotechnology with a focus on GM foods.
Morris, SM; Cowen, C; Adley, CC
Research and Development Digest of Teagasc, the Agricultural Food and Development Authority. Farm & Food (Special Biotechnology Issue).

2001

The Farmer and GM Crops
Adley CC
Research and Development Digest of Teagasc, the Agricultural Food and Development Authority. Farm & Food (Special Biotechnology Issue).

1998

European Initiative in Biotechnology Education
Adley, CC
The Irish Scientist

1997

Super drugs and superbugs.
Coughlan, C; Adley, CC
The Irish Scientist

1995

Perception and Attitudes to Biotechnology.
Adley, CC
The Irish Scientist

1994

The New Alphabet: ATCG.
Adley, CC
Elements: of engineering, mathematics and science.

Other Publication

2006

Science Communication: what purpose and process
Adley, CC
American Journal Of Physiology-Heart And Circulatory Ph

1999

Surveillance of Microbial Pathogens
Adley, CC
American Journal Of Pharmaceutical Education

1995

Biotechnology; the Science and the Business
Adley, CC
American Journal Of Physiology-Heart And Circulatory Ph

1994

Curriculum Development and Laboratory Methods on Biotechnology for Teachers
Adley, CC
AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY-HEART AND CIRCULATORY PH

Peer Reviewed Journal

2012

Study of IDE as a sensor head for interfacing with handheld electrochemical analyzer system
V Velusamy, K Arshak, O Korostynka, C Adley
Elektronika: konstrukcje, technologie, zastosowania

2011

Prevalence of Salmonella in pig ear pet treats
Adley, C; Dillon, C; Morris, CP; Delappe, N; Cormican, M
Food Research International DOI: 10.1016/j.foodres.2010.10.041

2011

Comparison between DNA immobilization techniques on a redox polymer matrix.
Velusamy, V., Arshak, K., Yang, C., Yu L., Korostynska, O., Adley C.C
American Journal of Analytical Chemistry

2010

Development of a PCR assay for identification of the Bacillus cereus group species
Oliwa-Stasiak, K; Molnar, CI; Arshak, K; Bartoszcze, M; Adley, CC
Journal Of Applied Microbiology DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2672.2009.04419.x

2009

An overview of foodborne pathogen detection: In the perspective of biosensors
Velusamy, V., Arshak, K., Korostynska, O., Oliwa, K., Adley C.C.
Biotechnology Advances

2009

Conducting Polymers and Their Applications to Biosensors: Emphasizing on Foodborne Pathogen Detection
Arshak, K; Velusamy, V; Korostynska, O; Oliwa-Stasiak, K; Adley, C
Ieee Sensors Journal DOI: 10.1109/JSEN.2009.2032052

2009

The fate of titanium miniplates and screws used in maxillofacial surgery: A 10 year retrospective study
O'Connell, J; Murphy, C; Ikeagwuani, O; Adley, C; Kearns, G
International Journal Of Oral And Maxillofacial Surgery DOI: 10.1016/j.ijom.2009.02.016

2008

Theoretical and Experimental Considerations for Bacteria Sterilization Using a Novel Multielectrode Dielectric-Barrier Discharge System
Forde, E; Guiney, I; Arshak, K; Adley, C; Barry, C; Jordan, K
Ieee Transactions On Plasma Science DOI: 10.1109/TPS.2008.2002821

2007

Characterisation of polymer nanocomposite sensors for quantification of bacterial cultures
Arshak, K; Adley, C; Moore, E; Cunniffe, C; Campion, M; Harris, J
Sensors And Actuators B-Chemical DOI: 10.1016/j.snb.2006.12.006

2002
2000

Evolving European GM Regulation: An example of biopolitics at work.
Morris, SM; Adley, CC
Trends In Biotechnology

2000
1984

Methylation dependent expression of the mom gene of bacteriophage Mu.
Adley, CC; Bukhari ,AI
Nucleic Acid Research

1982

Interactions of R46 b lactamase with inhibitors.
Dale, JW; Monaghan, CC; Holland, S; Reading, C - Adley, CC
Current Chemotherapy And Immunotherapy

1982

The interaction of anthraquinone dyes with the plasmid mediated OXO-2 beta lactamase.
Monaghan, CC; Holland, S; Dale, JW - Adley, CC
The Biochemical Journal

1981

Antibiotic resistance in dog fecal coliforms.
Monaghan, CC; Tierney, U; Colleran, EM, Adley, CC
Antimicrobial Agents And Chemotherapy

1981

Antibiotic resistance of faecal coliforms in hospital and city sewage in Galway.
Monaghan, CC; Colleran, EM - Adley, CC
Irish Journal Of Medical Science

1979

Antibiotic resistance in fecal coliforms in the Galway area.
Colleran, EM; Monaghan, CC - Adley, CC
Galway Medical Journal

Published Report