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Prof Jean-Yves Maillard  -  BSc PhD


Current Research Students 

Kerry Guest (2011- ) Bacterial resistance to biocides: an assessment of resistance mechanisms and method development.

Michelle OJeil (2010-) Biocide impregnated surface materials for use in clinical areas – under what conditions do they work?

Laura Knapp (2010-) Bacterial resistance to biocides: an assessment of resistance and mechanisms

Madhan Mohan Natarajan (2010-) Characterisation of pulpal responses to bacterial challenge and novel antimicrobials for management of bacterial contamination of infected pulps and root canals.


Past Research Students 

Ezra Linley (2008-2012) Understanding the interactions of oxidizing agents with macromolecules and microbial cell components

Jenna Bowen (2008-2012) Detection of Lipopolysaccharide pyrogens by molecularly-imprinted polymers

Callum Cooper (2007-2010) Controlled delivery of bacterial viruses for the eradication of bacterial infection

Keely Cheeseman (2006-2009) Surveillance of susceptibility profile to antiseptics in ITU isolates of Staphylococcus aureus including MRSA

Federica Pinto (2006-2009) Mechanisms of viricidal action of polyhexamethylene biguanide 

Jessica Roberts (2006-2009) Ex-vivo modelling of antimicrobial control measures in pulpal disease. Joint with School of Dentistry (Richard Whipp studentship)

Deborah Martin (2005-2008) Understanding survival in, and the development of microbial resistance to, high-level disinfectants

Alexandra Henein (2003-2007) The potential of bacteriophage therapy in Acinetobacter spp. infections (University of Brighton), writing up

Bee Ann Yeep (2003-2007) Novel dendrimer-functionalised surfaces for fast DNA detection and extraction (University of Brighton)

Jennifer Shackelford (2003-2006) Investigation into the activity of ortho-phthalaldehyde against biofilm bacteria using an in vitro model system (University of Brighton)

Hannah Pearce (2002-2005) The preservation of complex oral liquids (University of Brighton)

Teresa Gallagher (2002-2005) Light activated antibiotic delivery to control microbial colonisation of medical devices (University of Brighton)

Alison Cottell (2001-2004) Understanding bacterial resistance to biocides: study of the effects of sub-minimal inhibitory concentrations on bacterial growth (University of Brighton)

Caroline Codling (2000-2003) Mechanisms of the antimicrobial action of Poliquad and Aldox.

Emma Rees (2000-2003) Mechanisms of mycobacterial resistance to biocides.

Margarita Gomez-Escalada (1999-2002) Diphenyl-ethers mode of action and possible relation with antibiotic resistance.

Sebastien Fraud (1999-2002) Mechanisms of the mycobactericidal action of ortho-phthalaldehyde

Syndie Messager (1998-2001) Development of an “ex-vivo” test to study microbial survival on human skin and antimicrobial formulations with an antiseptic property.

John Lear (1998-2001): Possible linked biocide-antibiotic resistance in bacteria

Louise Thomas (1998-2001) Development of resistance to chlorhexidine diacetate in Pseudomonas aeruginosa and the effect of a ‘residual’ concentration.

Caroline Huntley (1997-2000) Novel RNA binding agents.

Susannah Walsh (1996-1999): Studies on the antibacterial activity and mechanisms of action of ortho-phthalaldehyde: a possible alternative to glutaraldehyde for high level disinfection