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Prof. J. Tony Pembroke

Biography

Chair of Industrial Biochemistry
Department of Chemical Sciences
Pembroke Lab Web Page

Educated at NUIG - BSc 1st Hons Biochemistry and Microbiology, (awarded Presidents Prize) PhD NUIG Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry of Microorganisms, PostDoctoral EMBO Fellow University of Leiden the Netherlands, Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry. OECD Fellow Rowett Institute Aberdeen. Visiting Fellow Cornell University. Industrial Experience Industrial Biochemist Glanbia, Genetic Engineer Unileaver -Biocon. Lecturer at NIHE and Unviersity of Limerick since 1983. Research interests, Mobile Genetic Elements particularly ICE elements of the SXT/R391 group, ATAD thermophilic digestion and associated microorganisms, Biofuels from microorganisms, triacylglycerides from Rhodococcus and Bioethanol from cyanobacteria particularly metabolic engineering from Synechocystis. Awarded Teaching Excellence Award at UL and Research Excellence Award both in the 1990's.Developed and acted as Course Director for BSc in Industrial 1989-2000, Acted as Head of Department 2000-2004 and again 2013-2018. Head of School of Natural Sciences 2016-2017.. Mentored and graduated some 38 research students to MSc or PhD by research and thesis. Have supported 3 start up companies from former students. Non work interests include Golf, Hill Walking, Skiing and French. Current and recent EU Projects DEMA Direct ethanol from MIcroAlgae and H2020 EraMin Biomimic

Research Interests

Microbial biofuels, Metabolic engineering of cyanobacteria for liquid biofuels. Molecular manipulation of Synechocystis PCC6803. Gene knockouts in cyanobacteria, improving carbob flux through genetic manipulation. Enhancement of gene expression in cyanobacteria. Use of cyanobacterial biomass to enhance process economics. Binding of metals to cyanobacterial EPS. Metal bioremediation via cyanobacterial biosorption.

Genomics of mobile elements particularly Integrative Conjugative Elements (ICE's) of the SXT/R391 group and Ralstonia ICE's.  Microbial stress responses and adaptive genes to damage and heat,

Autothermal waste processing (ATAD). Phylogenetics of thermal niches such as ATAD digesters of organic wastes. Safety of wastewater and transmission of antibiotic resistance determinants in wastewater. 

Biomaterials biocompatibility and novel biomaterials with antimicrobial and anti-biofilm properties. 

Lipid production from Rhodococcus opacus .

Teaching Interests

BC4907 Cell Biochemistry
BC4957 Bioinformatics
BC4904 Biochemistry (DNA and Proteins)
BC4401 Introductory Biochemistry
ER4507 Effluent Control

Professional Activities

Committee

  • 2017 University Biological Safety Committee, GMO Licencing. Internal GMO activity, Report structures. Validation of Licence applications.
  • 2015 University Teaching and Learning Committee, Oversee Broadening issues with all University Programmes. Deans Apointee College of Science and Engineering
  • 2014 Faculty Research Committee, Committee Member, Processing of Faculty Postgraduate Applications, Research Policy for the faculty, Issues relating to optimising research within the faculty.
  • 2013 CS Quality Review Committee Chair,
  • 2011 University Disciplinary Appeals Committee,
  • 2002 Health Research Board, *
  • 2001 Health Research Board,
  • 2001 EU Quality of Life Review Panel,
  • 2000 Academic Council, *
  • 2000 Management Committee, *
  • 2000 UL Management Committee,
  • 2000 Academic Council 2000-present,
  • 1999 SFADCo Regional Strategic Planning Committee, *
  • 1998 SFADCo Innovation and Technology Group,
  • 1997 Forbairt Basic Research Panel Genetics,
  • 1997 Enterprise Ireland Basic Science Panel,
  • 1997 Biochemical Society, *
  • 1996 Student Status Committee,
  • 1996 Biochemical Society,
  • 1996 Enterprise Ireland Basic Science Programme, *
  • 1995 Access to University Group for adult access to university,
  • 1995 Member Forbairt Basic Research Panel Biochemistry,
  • 1995 Postgraduate Admissions Comittee College of Science,
  • 1994 MAST programme,
  • 1990 Faculty Board, University of Limerick, *
  • 1988 SGM Irish Branch Representative,
  • 1986 HEDCo,
  • 1899 Admissions Transferee Group,
  • 1899 Departmental Quality Committee,
  • 1899 Vision 2020 Quality Comittee,
  • 1899 Departmental Planning Comittee,
  • 1899 Steering Body UL Biomedical Institute,
  • 1899 CRIB Centre for Research in Industrial Biochemistry,
  • 1899 University Management Committee,
  • 1899 Member Academic task force on grading and honours awards, University of Limerick,
  • 1899 Course boards,
  • 1899 Steering Group Institute for Biosciences,

Patent

  • 2006 US2006216783-A1 - Escherichia coli bacteria for the production of h
  • 2005 US2004253592-A1 - New polypeptide factor derived from Thermus thermo

Association

  • 2000 Member, European Federation for Biotechnology
  • 1999 Member and Former comittee member Irish Area Section, Biochemical Society
  • 1985 Member, Society for General Microbiology
  • 1984 MEMBER, American Society for Microbiology

Award

  • 1993 - Research Excellence Award
  • 1989 - Teaching Excellence Award
  • 1986 - OECD Visiting Professorship
  • 1982 - EMBO Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • 1979 - Presidents Prize

Employment

  • 1983 University of Limerick - Lecturer/ Professor
  • 1982 Unileaver - Genetic Engineer
  • 1973 Glanbia - Research Biochemist

Education

  • 1982 NUI Galway - PhD
  • 1979 NUI Galway - BSc

Consultancy

  • - visits programme
  • - Regional Innovation Strategy Group
  • - Microcontamination of sterile surfaces.
  • - microbial loss adjusting
  • - New Company and Product Assessment
  • - Feed Innocula Analysis. (Confidential Report)
  • - Diagnostics Quality Control and Performance
  • - Safety in Handling Radioactive Materials
  • - Pharmaceutical Products Delivery.(Confidential Report)
  • - Enzymatic extraction of pigments (Confidential Report)
  • - Materials Sterility and Safe Cabinet function
  • - Product Development and Analysis
  • - Monoclonal Antibody Based Sensors
  • - Microbiological Quality of Salmon Products. (Confidential Report)
  • - Enzyme Washes and Buffering Systems. (Start Up Assistance)
  • - Extraction of Seaweed pigments. (Confidential Report)

Language

  • French

Publications

Book Chapter

2019

Advances in metal recovery from wastewaters using selected biosorbent materials and constructed wetlands
Murnane, J., B Ghanim, L, O’Donoghue, R, Courtney, T, O’Dwyer and J. T Pembroke
Water and Wastewater Treatment DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.84335

2018

Conservation of Mercury Resistance determinants amongst ICE-like mobile bacterial genetic elements: comparative analysis and dissection of function.
Ryan, M.P., S., Slattery and J. T. Pembroke
Understanding microbial pathogens: current knowledge and educational ideas on antimicrobial research Vol 7

2017

New and emerging SXT/R391 integrative conjugative elements as vehicles
Michael P Ryan Patricia Armshaw and J Tony Pembroke
Antimicrobial Research; Novel Bioknowledge ane Educational Programmes

2017

Ethanol Production in Cyanobacteria: impact of omics of the model organism Synechocystis on yield enhancement.
Pembroke J.T., L Quinn., H O’Riordan, C. Sheahan and P. Armshaw
Cyanobacteria: Omics and Manipulation Ed Dmitri Los

2016

UV stress responsive genes associated with enterobacterial Integrative Conjugative Elements of the ICE SXT/R391 group
Armshaw, P. and J.T.Pembroke
Stress and Environmental Control of Gene Espression in Bacteria

2015

The use of ACT as an educational tool for examining the spread of Antibiotic Resistance
Ryan, M.P. C. C Adley, P Armshaw and J T Pembroke
The battle against microbial pathogens: Basic science, technological advances and educational programmes.

2015

The Potential of the Photoautotroph Synechocystis for Metal Bioremediation.
Pembroke, J.T., B. Naveena and P. Armshaw
Bioremediation

2013

The use of MEGA as an educational tool for examining the phylogeny of Antibiotic Resistance Genes
Ryan, MR, Adley, CC. Pembroke JT
Microbial Pathogens and Strategies for Combating Them: Science, Technology and Education

2012

The Tn4371 ICE family of bacterial mobile genetic elements.
Van Houdt R., Toussaint A., Ryan MP., Pembroke JT., Mergeay M., and Adley CC
Bacterial Integrated Mobile Genetic Elements

2011

Ralstonia Chapter 66
Ryan, M.P., J.T.,Pembroke and Adley CA
Molecular Detection of Human Bacterial Pathogens

2010

Biomaterials in Dentistry and Medicine
Crowley C, Pembroke, J.T. Birkinshaw C
Advances in Biology and Medicine Series

2010

Preparation and Analysis of Environmental DNA: optimisation of techniques for phylogenetic analysis of ATAD Sludge
Piterina, AV. and J.T. Pembroke
COMMUNICATING CURRENT RESEARCH AND EDUCATIONAL TOPICS AND TRENDS IN APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY

2006

Microbial ecology of autothermal aerobic digestion (ATAD): diversity, dynamics and activity of bacterial communities involved in treatment of municipal wastewater
Piterina, AV; MacCausland, C; Bartlett, J; Pembroke, JT
Modern Multidisciplinary Applied Microbiology, Exploiting Microbes and Their Interactions

2005

Bacterial community composition, physico-chemical operating parameters and the efficiency of solids reduction during authothermal thermophilic aerobic digestion (ATAD) of municipal sludge
Piterina, AV; MacCusland, C; Bartlett, J; Pembroke, JT
RECENT ADVANCES IN MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY; UNDERSTANDING AND EXPLOITING MICROBES AND THEIR INTERACTIONS. BIOLOGICAL, PHYSICAL, CHEMICAL AND ENGINEERING ASPECTS

2005

Inverse PCR to localise insertion sites of integrating mobile elements: location of the insertion site of the bacterial genomic island R391
Pembroke, JT; McGrath, BM
The PCR Encylopaedia http://www.pcr-encyclopedia.com/inverse-pcr,-genomic-island-insertion-site-determination,-r391-1833.html

2005

Ralstonia pickettii: Biofilm Formation in High Purity Water
Adley, CC; Ryan, MP; Pembroke, JT; Saieb, FM
Biofilms: Persistence and Ubiquity

2003

Effect of sterilisation on the biocompatibility and biodegradation of SIS (small intestinal Submucosa)
Grimes, M; Pembroke, JT; McGloughlin, TM
Proceedings of Bioengineering in Ireland 9th Annual Conference

2001

Novel approaches to combat insect contamination on HLFC wings
O'Donoghue, D; O'Dwyer, TF; Young, T; Pembroke, JT
AERODYNAMIC DRAG REDUCTION TECHNOLOGIES

2000

Phenotypic traits conferred by plasmids
Pembroke, JT; Top, E; Moenne-Loccoz, Y; Thomas, CM
The Horizontal Gene Pool: Bacterial Plasmids and Gene Spread

1997

The incJ drug resistance element R391: integration, incompatibility and behaviour as a conjugative transposon
Pembroke, JT; Murphy, BD
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND ECOLOGY OF PLASMID-MEDIATED GENE TRANSFER

1993

The dynamic mechanical behaviour of fungally degraded wood
McCarthy, CJ; Pembroke, JT; Birkenshaw, C; Hale, M
Cellulosics. Pulp, fibre, and environmental aspects

1992

Plasmid R391 behaves like a conjugative transposon
Pembroke, JT; Murphy, B
Promisceous Plasmids

Conference Contribution

2006
2005

Biofilms: Persistence and Ubiquity
Adley CC, Ryan MP, Pembroke JT, Saieb FM

Conference Publication

2018

Geoscience 2018
Ghanim, B., J. Murnane, L. O’Donoghue, R. Courtney, T. F. O’Dwyer and J. T. Pembroke

2018

EcoBio 2018 Biotechnology and Bioeconomy 1
Armshaw, P., MP Ryan, C Sheahan, JT Pembroke

2017

IEEE Sensors Applications
1) Sanober F. Memon, Elfed Lewis, Muhammad M. Ali, J T Pembroke and Bhawani S. Chowdhry

2017

A Novel Inter-Fibre Light Coupling Sensor Probe using Plastic Optical Fibre for Ethanol Concentration Monitoring at Initial Production Rate
Memon, SF,Lewis, E,Pembroke, JT,Chowdhry, BS,
Optical Coherence Tomography And Coherence Techniques V DOI: 10.1117/12.2265377

2017

25th International Conference on Optical Fiber Sensors
Sanober F Memon, Elfed Lewis, J Tony Pembroke, Bhawani S Chowdhry
DOI: 10.1117/12.2265377

2017

U-bend Evanescent Wave Plastic Optical Fibre Sensor for Minute Level Concentration Detection of Ethanol Corresponding to Biofuel Production Rate
Memon, SF,Lewis, E,Ali, MM,Pembroke, JT,Chowdhry, BS,
2017 Ieee Sensors Applications Symposium (Sas)

2017

XV Congress of Sociedade de Citometria
15) Lopes De Silva T., Passarinho PC, Galrica R, Zenoglio A, Armshaw P, Pembroke JT Sheahan C, Reis A and F Giro

2017

10th European Workshop on the Molecular Biology of Cyanobacteria
Gallego RP., P Armshaw, C Sheahan, JT Pembroke, K Hellingwerf, and A D van der Woude

2016

BioIberoAmerica
Oassarinho PC, Galrica R Oliveira A, Reis A, Armshaw P, Sheahan C, Pembroke JT, Lopes da Silva T and F Giro

2015

FP7 DEMA workshop University of Cambridge, UK
Armshaw P A and J T Pembroke

2015
2014

Society for General Microbiology Irish Division meeting, August 21st & 22nd, University of Limerick
Jason Dexter1, Patricia Armshaw1, Con Sheahan2, J. Tony Pembroke1

2012

Plasmid 2000
Pembroke, J.T., C., McMahon and B., McGrath. (2000),Peacock, O.,Lee, A. C.,Larvin, M.,Tufarelli, C.,Lund, J. N.
World J Surg

2009

Symposium on Recombinant DNA Royal Irish Academy
J.Tony Pembroke,Villatoro, E.,Mulla, M.,Hall, R.,Larvin, M.
Pancreas

2009

10TH INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON PROCESS SYSTEMS ENGINEERING: PART A
Zhelev, T; Vaklieva-Bancheva, N; Rojas-Hernandes, J; Pembroke, T

2009

Computer Aided Chemical Engineering
Zhelev T.;Vaklieva-Bancheva N.;Rojas-Hernandes J.;Pembroke T.
Computer Aided Chemical Engineering DOI: 10.1016/S1570-7946(09)70376-1

2009

Irish Genetics Society Transactions. Annual Meeting of Irish Geneticists
J.Tony Pembroke,Larvin, M.
Anz Journal of Surgery

2007

SGM Symposium on Systems Biology of Biofilms
Piterina A.V. Bartlett J and J.T.Pembroke

2007

SGM Symposium on Systems Biology of Biofilms
McGrath, BM, J.A. O¿Halloran, and J. Tony Pembroke

2007

SGM Symposium on Systems Biology of Biofilms.
O¿Halloran, J.A., B M. McGrath, and J. Tony Pembroke

2006

BioNet2006
Broderick, E., Lyons, H., J.T., Pembroke , H., Byrnes and M.Hall

2006

Site Specific Recombination Workshop
McGrath, Barry M, Anna V. Piterina, and J. Tony Pembroke

2006
2006

Microbiological Society Series
J.Tony Pembroke,Villatoro, E.,Bassi, C.,Larvin, M.
Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

2006

Proceedings of Solid Waste Disposal
Bartlett J., Leyden, N. McCausland, C., and J.T.Pembroke

2006

ASM Conference on Mobile Genetic Elements
J. T. Pembroke, B.M. McGrath, J.A. O¿Halloran and A.V. Piterina.

2005

Environ 2005
O¿Halloran J and J.T.Pembroke

2005

Environ 2005
Piterina A.V. Bartlett J and J.T.Pembroke

2005

BioMicro World 2005
Piterina A.V. Mccausland, K., Bartlett J and J.T.Pembro

2005

Society for General Microbiology Symposium
Michael P. Ryan J.Tony Pembroke and Catherine C. Adley

2004

Bio-Medical Materials and Engineering
Towler M.;Kenny S.;Boyd D.;Pembroke T.;Buggy M.;Hill R.
Biomedical Materials And Engineering

2004

SGM Symposium
Piterina A.V. Bartlett J and J.T.Pembroke

2004

Zinc ion release from novel hard tissue biomaterials
Towler, MR,Kenny, S,Boyd, D,Pembroke, T,Buggy, M,Hill, RG
Bio-Medical Materials And Engineering

2004

Environ 2004
Leyden, N Bartlett J, Pembroke J.T and Moles R

2003

SGM Symposium. Microbial Diseases in the Immunocompromised patient.
Piterina,A J Bartlett and J.T Pembroke (2003)

2003

Biochemical Society Irish Area Section Meeting
Spada, S., Pembroke, J.T. and Wall, J.G. (2000),Rahman, S. H.,Ammori, B. J.,Holmfield, J.,Larvin, M.,McMahon, M. J.
J Gastrointest Surg

2003

European Science Foundation - Properties, Function and Characteristics of Novel Chaperones
Spada, S., J. Tony. Pembroke and J. G. Wall,Ammori, B. J.,Davides, D.,Vezakis, A.,Larvin, M.,McMahon, M. J.
Surg Endosc

2003

2nd International Conference on New Biomedical Materials: Conference Proceedings
M.R. Towler, S. Kenny, D. Boyd, J.T. Pembroke, M. Buggy & R.G. Hill.

2003

SGM Symposium on Genomics
Piterina,A J Bartlett and J.T Pembroke (2003)

2003

Second International Conference on New Biomedical Materials
Towler, MR., S. Kenny, D. Boyd, J.T. Pembroke and M. Buggy (2003)

2003

International Biomaterials Conference
Grimes M JT Pembroke and T.McGloughlin (2003)

2003

SGM Symposium. Microbial Diseases in the Immunocompromised patient
O¿ Halloran, J., C MacMahon, and J. T Pembroke (2003)

2003

ATAD Conference on Biosolids
Piterina A., J.Bartlett and J.T.Pembroke (2003)

2003

Biochemical Society Transactions
B¿ltner, D , P., Strike, J. T. Pembroke, C. MacMahon, A. M. Osborn. (2001),Rahman, S. H.,Ammori, B. J.,Larvin, M.,McMahon, M. J.
Gut

2003

SGM Symposium. Microbial Diseases in the Immunocompromised patient
Toohil,E., B McGrath, J Cooney and J. T Pembroke (2003)

2002

Plasmid 2002
B¿ltner, D., C. MacMahon, A. M. Osborn, P. Strike and J. T. Pembroke. 2002

2002

Key Engineering Materials
Kenny S.;Buggy M.;Pembroke T.;Hill R.;Hatton P.
Key Engineering Materials

2002

Society of General Microbiology Symposium
Spada,S Wall,G and J.T.Pembroke (2002)

2002

Bioengineering in Ireland
Grimes,M McGloughlin,T and J.T.Pembroke (2002)

2002

Society of General Microbiology Symposium
MacMahon,C., D B¿ltner B McGrath P Strike, A. M Osborn and J.T Pembroke (2002)

2002

Proceedings of ESF European Conference on Mobile Elements in Bacteria.
Barry McGrath , D. Brendan Murphy and J.Tony Pembroke,Ammori, B. J.,Cairns, A.,Dixon, M. F.,Larvin, M.,McMahon, M. J.
J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg

2001

MECBAD Meeting on Mobile Genetic Elements
Claire MacMahon Barry McGrath and J.T Pembroke (2001)

2001

AERODYNAMIC DRAG REDUCTION TECHNOLOGIES
ODonoghue, D; ODwyer, TF; Young, T; Pembroke, T

2001

MECBAD Meeting on Mobile Genetic Elements
B¿ltner, D C, MacMahon J. T Pembroke, Peter Strike, & A. Mark Osborn. (2001)

2001

Society for General Microbiology Proceedings
McMahon C and J.T Pembroke (2001)

2001

Location of the integration site and its use in Isolation and analysis of a circular form of the conjugative transposon-like IncJ element, R391
Pembroke, J.T., C., McMahon and B., McGrath,Ammori, B. J.,Vezakis, A.,Davides, D.,Martin, I. G.,Larvin, M.,McMahon, M. J.
Surg Endosc

2000

Wellcome Trust Biocomputing Conference
Pembroke,J.T., C. McMahon and B.McGrath

2000

SGM Proceedings
Spada, S., Pembroke, J.T. and Wall, J.G. (2000)

2000

European DragNet Reduction Conference
O¿Dwyer, T. F., D. O¿Donoghue, T. Young, and JT. Pembroke. 2000

2000

MECBAD symposium on Mobile Genetic Elements
B¿ltner, D , P., Strike, J. T. Pembroke, C. MacMahon, A. M. Osborn

2000

European Drag Reduction Conference
O¿Donoghue, D., P. Pembroke, T. Young, and T. O¿Dwyer

2000

European DragNet Reduction Conference
O¿Dwyer, T. F., D. O¿Donoghue, T. Young, and JT. Pembroke

2000

MECBAD Symposium on Mobile genetic Elements
MacMahon C., and J.T.Pembroke

1999

2nd International Conference on New Biomedical Materials, 2003
Towler MR,Kenny S,Boyd D,Pembroke T, Buggy M and Hill RG

1999

Biology of Molecular Chaperones, EURESCO Conference Proceedings
Spada, S., J. Tony. Pembroke and J. G. Wall

1999

roceedings of the IUMS Conference on Microbial stress Responses
J.Tony Pembroke, D. Brendan Murphy, Gerard Wall, Claire McMahon and Barry McGrath

1999

Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine
Wallace K.E., Hill R.G., Pembroke J.T., Brown C.J., Hatton P.V.
DOI: 10.1023/A:1008910718446

1999

ESF European Conference on Mobile Elements in Bacteria.
J.Tony Pembroke, Claire McMahon and Leo Geary

1999
1998

Presentation to HYLTEC and EU Commission
David O¿Donoghue Tom¿O Dwyer, Trevor Young and J.Tony Pembroke

1998

Mobile Genetic Elements Symposium
Pembroke, J.T , Murphy B.B and McGrath B

1994

Course to Aughinish Alumina
J.Tony Pembroke

1993

Proceedings of the Genetical Society
J.Tony Pembroke,. and Ortlepp,S.

1993
1993

CELLULOSICS: PULP, FIBRE AND ENVIRONMENTAL ASPECTS
MCCARTHY, CJ; BIRKINSHAW, C; PEMBROKE, JT; HALE, M

1992

OECD Symposium on utilisation of Xylanases.
J.Tony Pembroke and Helan Whelan

1990

Biochemical Society
J.Tony Pembroke,Larvin, M.,Chalmers, A. G.,McMahon, M. J.
BMJ

1984

Other Journal

2009

PCR-mediated gene replacement as a tool for the study of phenotypic variation in bacterial strains containing R391, a representative ICE element
Pembroke, JT; Armshaw P; O'Halloran J
SGM Symposium Proceedings of the Society for General Microbiology

2008

Ralstonia insidiosa- a potential nosocomial infectious pathogen.
Ryan MP, Pembroke JT, Adley CC
National Institute of Health Science Research Bulletin

2006

Ralstonia pickettii: A growing nosocomial infectious threat.
Ryan, MP; Pembroke, JT; Adley, CC
National Institute of Health Science Research Bulletin

2001

Nucleotide Sequence analysis of the IncJ Conjugative Transposon R391
Böltner, D; Strike, P; Pembroke, JT; MacMahon, C; Osborn, AM
Biochemical Society Transactions

2001

Nucleotide sequence analysis of the R391 genome, a novel conjugative transposon in gram negative bacteria
McMahon C; Pembroke, JT
Society for General Microbiology Proceedings

2000

Phage display-based screening of Thermus thermophilus for stress response proteins
Spada, S; Pembroke, JT; Wall, JG
Biochemical Society Transactions

2000

A novel zinc transport protein from Thermus thermophilus
Spada, S; Pembroke, JT; Wall, JG
SGM Proceedings

Other Publication

Peer Reviewed Journal

2020

Application of KOH modified seaweed hydrochar as a biosorbent of Vanadium from aqueous solution: Characterisations, mechanisms and regeneration capacity.
Ghanim, B., T. F. O’Dwyer, J. J. Leahy, K. Willquist, R, Courtney, J. T Pembroke and J G. Murnane
Journal Of Environmental Chemical Engineering DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jece.2020.104176

2020

Removal of Vanadium from Aqueous Solution using a Red Mud modified Saw Dust Biochar
Ghanim, B., J G. Murnane, L O’Donoghue, R. Courtney, J. T Pembroke and T F. O’Dwyer
Journal Of Water Process Engineering DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jwpe.2019.101076

2018

Evaluation of the ethanol tolerance for wild and mutant Synechocystis strains by flow cytometry.
Lopes da Silva, T., A., Oliveira, A., Reis, C., Sheahan, F., Girio, J.T Pembroke, P., Armshaw, P., Passarinho, R., Galriça
Biotechnology Reports DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.btre.2018.02.005

2017

Ethanol Production in Cyanobacteria: Impact of Omics of the Model Organism Synechocystis on Yield Enhancement
Pembroke, JT,Quinn, L,O'Riordan, H,Sheahan, C,Armshaw, P,Los, DA
Cyanobacteria: Omics And Manipulation DOI: DOI: https://doi.org/10.21775/9781910190555

2017

Mutagenic activities of biochars from pyrolysis
Piterina, A.V., J. K Chipman, J. T Pembroke, Michael H.B. Hayes
Science Of The Total Environment DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.02.198

2015

Cation Diffusion Facilitator family: Structure and function
Kolaj-Robin, O,Russell, D,Hayes, KA,Pembroke, JT,Soulimane, T
Febs Letters DOI: 10.1016/j.febslet.2015.04.007

2015

The State of Autotrophic Ethanol Production in Cyanobacteria
Dexter, J., Armshaw, P., Sheahan, C and J. T. Pembroke
Journal Of Applied Microbiology

2015

Ultrasonic intensification as a tool for enhanced microbial biofuel yields.
Naveena,B., P Armshaw, and JT Pembroke
Biotechnology for Biofuels

2015

The Potential of the Photoautotroph Synechocystis for Metal Bioremediation
Pembroke, JT,Naveena, B,Armshaw, P,Shiomi, N
Advances In Bioremediation Of Wastewater And Polluted Soil DOI: 10.5772/60514

2012

Mutagenic activity of biochars obtained from pyrolysis biorefinery processes in Salmonella typhimurium TA100 and TA98 tester strains with and without metabolic S9 mix activation.
Piterina, AV., Chipman, K. Leahy, J.J., Pembroke, J.T., and M.H.Hayes
Environmental Engineering and management Journal

2011

Differentiating the growing nosocomial infectious threats Ralstonia pickettii and Ralstonia insidiosa
Ryan M.P., Pembroke J.T., Adley C.C.
European Journal Of Clinical Microbiology And Infectious Diseases DOI: 10.1007/s10096-011-1219-9

2011

Ralstonia
Ryan, MP,Pembroke, JT,Adley, CC,Liu, D
Molecular Detection Of Human Bacterial Pathogens

2010

BIOMATERIALS IN DENTISTRY AND MEDICINE
Crowley, C,Pembroke, T,Birkinshaw, C,Bourg, H,Lisle, A
Biomaterials Developments And Applications

2010

Evaluation of the Removal of Indicator Bacteria from Domestic Sludge Processed by Autothermal Thermophilic Aerobic Digestion (ATAD)
Piterina, AV; Bartlett, J; Pembroke, TJ
International Journal Of Environmental Research And Public Health DOI: 10.3390/ijerph7093422

2009

(13)C-NMR Assessment of the Pattern of Organic Matter Transformation during Domestic Wastewater Treatment by Autothermal Aerobic Digestion (ATAD)
Piterina, AV; Barlett, J; Pembroke, JT
International Journal Of Environmental Research And Public Health DOI: 10.3390/ijerph6082288

2009

13C-NMR assessment of the pattern of organic matter transformation during domestic wastewater treatment by autothermal aerobic digestion (ATAD)
Pembroke, JT; Piterina, AV; Barlett, J
International Journal Of Environmental Research And Public Health

2009

"Smelly" Pinch
Zhelev, T , Vaklieva-Banchevab, N .,Rojas-Hernandesa, and J. T. Pembroke
Computer Aided Chemical Engineering DOI: doi:10.1016/S1570-7946(09)70376-1

2008

Revised nomenclature for transposable genetic elements
Pembroke, JT; Roberts, AP; Chandler, M; Courvalin , P; Guedon, P; Mullany, G; Osborn, M; Rood, JI; Smith, J; Tsuda, M; Berg, DE
Plasmid

2007
2006

The yeast Yarrowia lipolytica as a model for obesity
Pembroke, JT
Nat. Inst. Of Health Sciences Research Bulletin

2006

The characterisation of a novel, covalently modified, amphiphilic alginate derivative, which retains gelling and non-toxic properties
Broderick, E; Lyons, H; Pembroke, T; Byrne, H; Murray, B; Hall, M
Journal Of Colloid And Interface Science DOI: 10.1016/j.jcis.2005.12.026

2006

Ralstonia picketti: a growing nonsocomial infectious treat.
Ryan, MP; Pembroke, JT; Adley, CC
Nat. Inst. Of Health Sciences Research Bulletin

2006

Ralstonia pickettii: a persistant gram-negative nonsocomial infectious organism
Ryan, MP; Pembroke, JT; Adley, CC
Journal Of Hospital Infection

2006

Molecular tools to detect the IncJ elements: A family of integrating, antibiotic resistant mobile genetic elements
McGrath, BM; O'Halloran, JA; Piterina, AV; Pembroke, JT
Journal Of Microbiological Methods DOI: 10.1016/j.mimet.2005.10.004

2006

Molecular probes to detect IncJ elements: a family of integrating, antibiotic resistance mobile genetic elements
McGrath BM; O'Halloran, JA; Piterina, A; Pembroke, JT
Journal Of Microbiological Methods

2006

Calcium and zinc ion release from polyalkenoate cements formed from zinc oxide/apatite mixtures
Towler, MR; Kenny, S; Boyd, D; Pembroke, T; Buggy, M; Guida, A; Hill, RG
Journal Of Materials Science-Materials In Medicine DOI: 10.1007/s10856-006-9843-0

2005
2005

Ralstonia pickettii a persistent gram negative nosocomial infectious agent.
Ryan, MP; Pembroke, JT; Adley, CC
Journal Of Hospital Infection

2004

Zinc Ion Release from Novel Hard Tissue Biomaterials
Towler, MR; Kenny, S; Boyd, D; Pembroke, T; Buggy, M; Hill, RG
Biomedical Materials And Engineering

2003

Nucleotide sequence analysis and molecular comparison of the novel IncJ conjugative transposon-like CTnR391 and the SXT element: Mobile DNA repair cassettes
Pembroke, JT; O'Halloran, J; Boeltner, D; Osborn, AM; Strike, P; MacMahon, C; McGrath, B
Fems Microbiology Letters

2002

In vitro response of osteoblast-like cells to hydroxyapatite-zinc oxide polyacrylic acid cements
Kenny, S; Buggy, M; Pembroke, JT; Hill, R; Hatton, PV
Key Engineering Materials

2002

Response of osteoblast-like cells to hydroxyapatite-zinc oxide-poly(acrylic acid) cements
Kenny, S; Buggy, M; Pembroke, JT; Hill, R; Hatton, PV
Bioceramics

2002

The complete nucleotide sequence and environmental distribution of the cryptic, conjugative, broad-host-range plasmid pIPO2 isolated from bacteria of the wheat rhizosphere
Tauch, A; Schneiker, S; Selbitschka, W; Puhler, A; van Overbeek, LS; Smalla, K; Thomas, CM; Bailey, MJ; Forney, LJ; Weightman, A; Ceglowski, P; Pembroke, T; Tietze, E; Schroder, G; Lanka, E; van Elsas, JD
Microbiology-Sgm

2002

The role of conjugative transposons in the Enterobacteriaceae
Pembroke, JT; McGrath, B; MacMahon, C
Cellular And Molecular Life Sciences

2002

In vitro response of osteoblast-like cells to hydroxyapatite-zinc oxide-poly(acrylic acid) cements
Kenny, S; Buggy, M; Pembroke, T; Hill, R; Hatton, PV
Bioceramics 14

2002

R391: a conjugative integrating mosaic comprised of phage, plasmid, and transposon elements
Boltner, D; MacMahon, C; Pembroke, JT; Strike, P; Osborn, AM
Journal Of Bacteriology DOI: 10.1128/JB.184.18.5158-5169.2002

2001
2001

Novel Approaches to Combat Insect Contamination on Hybrid Laminar Flow Control Wings
O'Donoghue, D; Young, T; O'Dwyer, TF; Pembroke, JT
Notes on Numerical Fluid Mechanics - Aerodynamic Drag Reduction Technologies, Springer-Verlag, Berlin.

1999

Biocompatibility assessment of cross-linked hyaluronic acid for soft tissue engineering
Crowley, C; Hill, R; Pembroke, JT
Irish Journal Of Medical Science

1999

Sodium Oxide Content and the Properties of Bioactive Glass
Wallace, KE; Pembroke, JT; Hill, RG; Brown, CJ; Hatton, PV
Irish Journal Of Medical Science

1999

Influence of sodium oxide content on bioactive glass properties
Wallace, KE; Hill, RG; Pembroke, JT; Brown, CJ; Hatton, PV
Journal Of Materials Science-Materials In Medicine DOI: 10.1023/A:1008910718446

1999

The Influence of Sodium Oxide Content on Bioactive Glass Properties
Wallace, KE; Hill, RG; Pembroke, JT; Brown, CJ; Hatton, PV
Journal Of Materials Science : Materials In Medicine

1997

Anomalous incompatibility properties of group J elements
Pembroke, JT; Murphy, DB
Microbiology

1997

Unusual properties of the incJ group elements
Pembroke, JT; Murphy, DB
Microbiology

1997

Life in the hot stuff: Thermophilic microorganisms
Pembroke J.T., Walsh G., Adley C., O'Sullivan C.
Biologist

1996

Enzymes, the workhorses of biotechnology
Walsh, G; Adley, CC; Pembroke, T
Biologist

1995
1993

A robust procedure for the measurement of total serum bilirubin using potassium ferriccyanide
O'Leahy, N; Duggan, PF; Pembroke, JT
Annals Of Clinical Biochemistry

1993

Prognostic significance of p53 and ki-ras mutations in colorectal carcinoma.
Morrin, M; Khan, F; Barrett, N; Williams, N; Delaney, P; Pembroke, JT
Proceedings Irish Society Of Gastroenterology

1992

Measuring Albumen and Calcium in a dual test with the Hitachi 704
O'Leahy, N; Duggan, PF; Pembroke, JT
Clinical Chemistry

1992

Improving the performance of the ISE system on the Hitachi 704
O'Leahy, N; Duggan, PF; Pembroke, JT
Annals Of Clinical Biochemistry

1992

Detection of p53 and Ras mutations in colorectal carcinomas using in-situ hybridisation
Morrin, M; Khan, F; Barrett, N; Williams, N; Delaney, P; Pembroke, JT
Irish Surgical Journal

1992

A robust procedure for the measurement of serum magnesium on the Hitachi 704 using calmagite
O'Leahy, N; Duggan, PF; Pembroke, JT
Journal Of Biomedical Science

1991

DYNAMIC MECHANICAL ANALYSIS AS A TECHNIQUE FOR THE STUDY OF FUNGAL DEGRADATION OF WOOD
McCarthy, CJ; Birkinshaw, C; Pembroke, JT; Hale, H
Biotechnology Techniques

1991

Safety aspects of using ionising radiation
Pembroke, JT
The Safety Professional

1989

Extraction of the pigment fucoxanthin from the irish seaweed Fucus serratus.
Hanley, S; Bartsch, JA; Pembroke, JT
J. American Society Of Agricultural Engineers

1989

MUTANTS OF CELLULOMONAS-FLAVIGENA WITH ALTERED CELL ASSOCIATED AMYLASE ACTIVITY
ALEMOHAMMAD, SJ; PEMBROKE, JT
Biotechnology Letters

1988

The detection of carcinogens
Pembroke, JT
Chemistry In Action

1986

Studies on the amylase activity of Cellulomonas flavigena
Pembroke, JT; Alemohommad, SJ; McCarthy, JF
Microbe

1984

Cloning in Bacillus subtilis of an extremely thermostable *-amylase: Comparison with other heat stable *-amylases
Piggott, RP; Ollington, JF; Ortlepp, SA; Rossiter, AJ ; Pembroke, JT
Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun.

1984

Cloning and expression of Bacillus lichenformis amylase genes in Bacillus subtilis
Piggott, RP; Ollington, JF; Ortlepp, SA; Pembroke, JT; Rossiter, AJ; McConnell, DJ
Heredity

1981

Studies on mutation induction by the anti-tumour drug Cis Platinum(II) diamino-dichloride in E.coli K12.
Pembroke, JT; Cunningham, DA; Stevens, E
Irish Journal Of Medical Science