Dr Thomas Smyth

Jt Assistant Lecturer

 
researcher

Biography

Research Interests

  • Food chemistry
  • Food preservation and safety
  • Food analysis
  • Functional foods
  • Wild foods
  • Novel antimicrobials
  • Novel bioactives
    • Anticancer
    • Anti-inflammatory
    • Anti-hypertension
    • Anti-oxidant
  • Mass Spectrometry (all types)
  • Analytical chemistry
  • Natural products (marine, plant, fungal)

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2015) 'The effect of consuming Palmaria palmata-enriched bread on inflammatory markers, antioxidant status, lipid profile and thyroid function in a randomised placebo-controlled intervention trial in healthy adults'
Allsopp, Philip and Crowe, William and Bahar, Bojlul and Harnedy, P'adraig'in A and Brown, Emma S and Taylor, Sonja S and Smyth, Thomas J and Soler-Vila, Anna and Magee, Pamela J and Gill, Chris IR and others (2015) 'The effect of consuming Palmaria palmata-enriched bread on inflammatory markers, antioxidant status, lipid profile and thyroid function in a randomised placebo-controlled intervention trial in healthy adults'. European Journal of Nutrition, :1-12 [Details]
(2015) 'Characterization of Synthetic and Natural Product Pharmaceuticals by Functional Group Analysis using Electrospray Ionization-Ion Trap Mass Spectrometry: A Mini-Review'
Smyth, W Franklin and McClean, Stephen and Massaro, C Flavia and Smyth, Thomas J and Brooks, Peter and Robledo, Virginia Rodr'iguez (2015) 'Characterization of Synthetic and Natural Product Pharmaceuticals by Functional Group Analysis using Electrospray Ionization-Ion Trap Mass Spectrometry: A Mini-Review'. Analytical Letters, 48 (17):2661-2675 [Details]
(2015) 'The effect of partial-fat substitutions with encapsulated and unencapsulated fish oils on the technological and eating quality of beef burgers over storage'
Keenan, Derek F and Resconi, Virginia C and Smyth, Thomas J and Botinestean, Cristina and Lefranc, C'elio and Kerry, Joseph P and Hamill, Ruth M (2015) 'The effect of partial-fat substitutions with encapsulated and unencapsulated fish oils on the technological and eating quality of beef burgers over storage'. Meat science, 107 :75-85 [Details]
(2015) 'Effects of polysaccharide rich extracts obtained from the brown seaweed Laminaria digitata on human microbiota in an in vitro model of the distal colon'
Strain, CR and Collins, KC and Smyth, TJ and Soler-Vila, A and Rea, MC and Stanton, C and Ross, RP and Allsopp, PJ and Naughton, V and McSorley, EM (2015) 'Effects of polysaccharide rich extracts obtained from the brown seaweed Laminaria digitata on human microbiota in an in vitro model of the distal colon'. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 74 (OCE1) [Details]
(2015) 'Application of bioprocessing techniques (sourdough fermentation and technological aids) for brewer's spent grain breads'
Ktenioudaki, Anastasia and Alvarez-Jubete, Laura and Smyth, Thomas J and Kilcawley, Kieran and Rai, Dilip K and Gallagher, Eimear (2015) 'Application of bioprocessing techniques (sourdough fermentation and technological aids) for brewer's spent grain breads'. Food Research International, [Details]
(2015) 'Development and validation of an ultra-performance liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry (UPLC-MS/MS) method for the quantitative determination of rhamnolipid congeners'
Rudden, Michelle and Tsauosi, Konstantina and Marchant, Roger and Banat, Ibrahim M and Smyth, Thomas J (2015) 'Development and validation of an ultra-performance liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry (UPLC-MS/MS) method for the quantitative determination of rhamnolipid congeners'. Applied microbiology and biotechnology, :1-11 [Details]
(2015) 'Profiling of the Molecular Weight and Structural Isomer Abundance of Macroalgae-Derived Phlorotannins'
Heffernan, Natalie and Brunton, Nigel P and FitzGerald, Richard J and Smyth, Thomas J (2015) 'Profiling of the Molecular Weight and Structural Isomer Abundance of Macroalgae-Derived Phlorotannins'. Marine drugs, 13 (1):509-528 [Details]
(2015) 'Optimization of ultrasound assisted extraction of bioactive components from brown seaweed Ascophyllum nodosum using response surface methodology'
Kadam, Shekhar U and Tiwari, Brijesh K and Smyth, Thomas J and Oâ¿¿Donnell, Colm P (2015) 'Optimization of ultrasound assisted extraction of bioactive components from brown seaweed Ascophyllum nodosum using response surface methodology'. Ultrasonics sonochemistry, 23 :308-316 [Details]
(2015) 'Quantitative UPLC-MS/MS analysis of chlorogenic acid derivatives in antioxidant fractionates from dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) root'
Kenny, Owen and Smyth, Thomas J and Hewage, Chandralal M and Brunton, Nigel P (2015) 'Quantitative UPLC-MS/MS analysis of chlorogenic acid derivatives in antioxidant fractionates from dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) root'. International Journal of Food Science & Technology, 50 (3):766-773 [Details]
(2015) 'Phloroglucinols from Anti-Microbial Deposit-Resins of Australian Stingless Bees (Tetragonula carbonaria)'
Massaro, C Flavia and Smyth, Thomas J and Smyth, W Franklin and Heard, Tim and Leonhardt, Sara D and Katouli, Mohammad and Wallace, Helen M and Brooks, Peter (2015) 'Phloroglucinols from Anti-Microbial Deposit-Resins of Australian Stingless Bees (Tetragonula carbonaria)'. Phytotherapy Research, 29 (1):48-58 [Details]
(2015) 'Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Wild Irish Mushroom Extracts in RAW264. 7 Mouse Macrophage Cells'
O'Callaghan, Yvonne C and O'Brien, Nora M and Kenny, Owen and Harrington, Tom and Brunton, Nigel and Smyth, Thomas J (2015) 'Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Wild Irish Mushroom Extracts in RAW264. 7 Mouse Macrophage Cells'. Journal of medicinal food, 18 (2):202-207 [Details]
(2015) 'Characterisation of Antimicrobial Extracts from Dandelion Root (Taraxacum officinale) Using LC-SPE-NMR'
Kenny, O and Brunton, NP and Walsh, D and Hewage, CM and McLoughlin, P and Smyth, TJ (2015) 'Characterisation of Antimicrobial Extracts from Dandelion Root (Taraxacum officinale) Using LC-SPE-NMR'. Phytotherapy Research, 29 (4):526-532 [Details]
(2014) 'UPLC-MS profiling of low molecular weight phlorotannin polymers in Ascophyllum nodosum, Pelvetia canaliculata and Fucus spiralis'
Tierney, Michelle S and Soler-Vila, Anna and Rai, Dilip K and Croft, Anna K and Brunton, Nigel P and Smyth, Thomas J (2014) 'UPLC-MS profiling of low molecular weight phlorotannin polymers in Ascophyllum nodosum, Pelvetia canaliculata and Fucus spiralis'. Metabolomics, 10 (3):524-535 [Details]
(2014) 'Anti-staphylococcal properties of propolis from Australian stingless bees Tetragonula carbonaria'
Massaro, CF and Katouli, M and Hatje, E and Smyth, T and Smyth, WF and Grkovic, T and Vu, H and Quinn, R and Heard, T and Wallace, H and others (2014) 'Anti-staphylococcal properties of propolis from Australian stingless bees Tetragonula carbonaria'. Planta Medica, 80 (16) [Details]
(2014) 'Antioxidant properties and quantitative UPLC-MS/MS analysis of phenolic compounds in dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) root extracts'
Kenny, Owen and Smyth, Thomas J and Hewage, Chandralal M and Brunton, Nigel P (2014) 'Antioxidant properties and quantitative UPLC-MS/MS analysis of phenolic compounds in dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) root extracts'. Free Radicals and Antioxidants, 4 (1):55-61 [Details]
(2014) 'Investigating the potential of under-utilised plants from the Asteraceae family as a source of natural antimicrobial and antioxidant extracts'
Kenny, O and Smyth, TJ and Walsh, D and Kelleher, CT and Hewage, CM and Brunton, NP (2014) 'Investigating the potential of under-utilised plants from the Asteraceae family as a source of natural antimicrobial and antioxidant extracts'. Food chemistry, 161 :79-86 [Details]
(2014) 'Phenolic content and antioxidant activity of fractions obtained from selected Irish macroalgae species (Laminaria digitata, Fucus serratus, Gracilaria gracilis and Codium fragile)'
Heffernan, N and Smyth, TJ and Soler-Villa, A and Fitzgerald, RJ and Brunton, NP (2014) 'Phenolic content and antioxidant activity of fractions obtained from selected Irish macroalgae species (Laminaria digitata, Fucus serratus, Gracilaria gracilis and Codium fragile)'. Journal of Applied Phycology, 27 (1):519-530 [Details]
(2014) 'An examination of the potential of seaweed extracts as functional ingredients in milk'
O'Sullivan, Anthoney M and O'Callaghan, Yvonne C and O'Grady, Michael N and Waldron, David S and Smyth, Thomas J and O'Brien, Nora M and Kerry, Joseph P (2014) 'An examination of the potential of seaweed extracts as functional ingredients in milk'. International Journal of Dairy Technology, 67 (2):182-193 [Details]
(2014) 'Antioxidant activity and phenolic content of pressurised liquid and solid--liquid extracts from four Irish origin macroalgae'
Heffernan, Natalie and Smyth, Thomas J and FitzGerald, Richard J and Soler-Vila, Anna and Brunton, Nigel (2014) 'Antioxidant activity and phenolic content of pressurised liquid and solid--liquid extracts from four Irish origin macroalgae'. International Journal of Food Science & Technology, 49 (7):1765-1772 [Details]
(2014) '4-Hydroxyphenylacetic acid derivatives of inositol from dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) root characterised using LC--SPE--NMR and LC--MS techniques'
Kenny, O and Smyth, TJ and Hewage, CM and Brunton, NP and McLoughlin, P (2014) '4-Hydroxyphenylacetic acid derivatives of inositol from dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) root characterised using LC--SPE--NMR and LC--MS techniques'. Phytochemistry, 98 :197-203 [Details]
(2014) 'Simultaneous Determination of Sulphoraphane and Sulphoraphane Nitrile in Brassica Vegetables using Ultra-Performance Liquid Chromatography with Tandem Mass Spectrometry'
Alvarez-Jubete, Laura and Smyth, Thomas J and Valverde, Juan and Rai, Dilip K and Barry-Ryan, Catherine (2014) 'Simultaneous Determination of Sulphoraphane and Sulphoraphane Nitrile in Brassica Vegetables using Ultra-Performance Liquid Chromatography with Tandem Mass Spectrometry'. Phytochemical Analysis, 25 (2):141-146 [Details]
(2013) 'Enrichment of polyphenol contents and antioxidant activities of Irish brown macroalgae using food-friendly techniques based on polarity and molecular size'
Tierney, Michelle S and Smyth, Thomas J and Rai, Dilip K and Soler-Vila, Anna and Croft, Anna K and Brunton, Nigel (2013) 'Enrichment of polyphenol contents and antioxidant activities of Irish brown macroalgae using food-friendly techniques based on polarity and molecular size'. Food chemistry, 139 (1):753-761 [Details]
(2013) 'Profiling of phytochemicals in tissues from Sclerocarya birrea by HPLC-MS and their link with antioxidant activity'
Russo, Daniela and Kenny, Owen and Smyth, Thomas J and Milella, Luigi and Hossain, Mohammad B and Diop, Moussoukhoye Sissokho and Rai, Dilip K and Brunton, Nigel P (2013) 'Profiling of phytochemicals in tissues from Sclerocarya birrea by HPLC-MS and their link with antioxidant activity'. ISRN Chromatography, 2013 [Details]
(2013) 'Antioxidant properties and quantitative UPLC-MS analysis of phenolic compounds from extracts of fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) seeds and bitter melon (Momordica charantia) fruit'
Kenny, O and Smyth, TJ and Hewage, CM and Brunton, NP (2013) 'Antioxidant properties and quantitative UPLC-MS analysis of phenolic compounds from extracts of fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) seeds and bitter melon (Momordica charantia) fruit'. Food chemistry, 141 (4):4295-4302 [Details]
(2013) 'Influence of pressurised liquid extraction and solid--liquid extraction methods on the phenolic content and antioxidant activities of Irish macroalgae'
Tierney, Michelle S and Smyth, Thomas J and Hayes, Maria and Soler-Vila, Anna and Croft, Anna K and Brunton, Nigel (2013) 'Influence of pressurised liquid extraction and solid--liquid extraction methods on the phenolic content and antioxidant activities of Irish macroalgae'. International Journal of Food Science & Technology, 48 (4):860-869 [Details]
(2013) 'The $alpha$-amylase and $alpha$-glucosidase inhibitory effects of Irish seaweed extracts'
Lordan, Sin'ead and Smyth, Thomas J and Soler-Vila, Anna and Stanton, Catherine and Ross, R Paul (2013) 'The $alpha$-amylase and $alpha$-glucosidase inhibitory effects of Irish seaweed extracts'. Food chemistry, 141 (3):2170-2176 [Details]
(2013) 'Influence of calcium ions on rhamnolipid and rhamnolipid/anionic surfactant adsorption and self-assembly'
Chen, Minglei and Dong, Chuchuan and Penfold, Jeff and Thomas, Robert K and Smyth, Thomas JP and Perfumo, Amedea and Marchant, Roger and Banat, Ibrahim M and Stevenson, Paul and Parry, Alyn and others (2013) 'Influence of calcium ions on rhamnolipid and rhamnolipid/anionic surfactant adsorption and self-assembly'. Langmuir, 29 (12):3912-3923 [Details]
(2013) 'Rhamnolipids are conserved biosurfactants molecules: implications for their biotechnological potential'
Perfumo, Amedea and Rudden, Michelle and Smyth, Thomas JP and Marchant, Roger and Stevenson, Paul S and Parry, Neil J and Banat, Ibrahim M (2013) 'Rhamnolipids are conserved biosurfactants molecules: implications for their biotechnological potential'. Applied microbiology and biotechnology, 97 (16):7297-7306 [Details]
(2012) 'Investigation of antibacterial phytochemicals in the bark and leaves of Ficus coronata by high-performance liquid chromatography-electrospray ionization--ion trap mass spectrometry (HPLC-ESI-MSn) and ESI-MSn'
Smyth, Thomas JP and Ramachandran, Venkataraman and Brooks, Peter and Smyth, W Franklin (2012) 'Investigation of antibacterial phytochemicals in the bark and leaves of Ficus coronata by high-performance liquid chromatography-electrospray ionization--ion trap mass spectrometry (HPLC-ESI-MSn) and ESI-MSn'. Electrophoresis, 33 (4):713-718 [Details]
(2012) 'Environmental fate, toxicity, characteristics and potential applications of novel bioemulsifiers produced by Variovorax paradoxus 7bCT5'
Franzetti, Andrea and Gandolfi, Isabella and Raimondi, Chiara and Bestetti, Giuseppina and Banat, Ibrahim M and Smyth, Thomas J and Papacchini, Maddalena and Cavallo, Massimo and Fracchia, Letizia (2012) 'Environmental fate, toxicity, characteristics and potential applications of novel bioemulsifiers produced by Variovorax paradoxus 7bCT5'. Bioresource technology, 108 :245-251 [Details]
(2012) 'Regulation of CYP3A4 and CYP3A5 expression and modulation of ⿿intracrine⿝ metabolism of androgens in prostate cells by liganded vitamin D receptor'
Maguire, Orla and Pollock, Catherine and Martin, Philip and Owen, Andrew and Smyth, Thomas and Doherty, Declan and Campbell, Moray J and McClean, Stephen and Thompson, Paul (2012) 'Regulation of CYP3A4 and CYP3A5 expression and modulation of ⿿intracrine⿝ metabolism of androgens in prostate cells by liganded vitamin D receptor'. Molecular and cellular endocrinology, 364 (1):54-64 [Details]
(2012) 'Dereplication of phytochemicals in plants by LC-ESI-MS and ESI-MS n'
Smyth, WF and Smyth, TJP and Ramachandran, VN and Oâ¿¿Donnell, F and Brooks, P (2012) 'Dereplication of phytochemicals in plants by LC-ESI-MS and ESI-MS n'. TrAC Trends in Analytical Chemistry, 33 :46-54 [Details]
(2011) 'Solution self-assembly of the sophorolipid biosurfactant and its mixture with anionic surfactant sodium dodecyl benzene sulfonate'
Penfold, Jeff and Chen, Minglei and Thomas, Robert K and Dong, Chuchuan and Smyth, Thomas JP and Perfumo, Amedea and Marchant, Roger and Banat, Ibrahim M and Stevenson, Paul and Parry, Alyn and others (2011) 'Solution self-assembly of the sophorolipid biosurfactant and its mixture with anionic surfactant sodium dodecyl benzene sulfonate'. Langmuir, 27 (14):8867-8877 [Details]
(2011) 'Optimization of glucosinolate bioconversion into isothiocyanates using response surface methodology'
Jubete, L Alvarez and Valverde, J and Smyth, T and Ryan, C Barry (2011) 'Optimization of glucosinolate bioconversion into isothiocyanates using response surface methodology'. Polish Journal of Food and Nutrition Sciences, (61) [Details]
(2011) 'Adsorption of sophorolipid biosurfactants on their own and mixed with sodium dodecyl benzene sulfonate, at the air/water interface'
Chen, Minglei and Dong, Chuchuan and Penfold, Jeff and Thomas, Robert K and Smyth, Thomas JP and Perfumo, Amedea and Marchant, Roger and Banat, Ibrahim M and Stevenson, Paul and Parry, Alyn and others (2011) 'Adsorption of sophorolipid biosurfactants on their own and mixed with sodium dodecyl benzene sulfonate, at the air/water interface'. Langmuir, 27 (14):8854-8866 [Details]
(2010) 'A study of the antimicrobial activity of selected synthetic and naturally occurring quinolines'
Oâ¿¿donnell, F and Smyth, TJP and Ramachandran, VN and Smyth, WF (2010) 'A study of the antimicrobial activity of selected synthetic and naturally occurring quinolines'. International journal of antimicrobial agents, 35 (1):30-38 [Details]
(2010) 'Regulation of CYP3A4 and CYP3A5 Expression in Prostate Cells and Modulation of'Intracrine'Metabolism of Androgens by Liganded Vitamin D Receptor (VDR)'
Pollock, C and Maguire, O and Smyth, T and McClean, Stephen and Martin, P and Owen, A and Thompson, Paul (2010) 'Regulation of CYP3A4 and CYP3A5 Expression in Prostate Cells and Modulation of'Intracrine'Metabolism of Androgens by Liganded Vitamin D Receptor (VDR)'. Endocrine Reviews, :63-63 [Details]
(2010) 'Characterisation of oxazepam degradation products by high-performance liquid chromatography/electrospray ionisation mass spectrometry and electrospray ionisation quadrupole time-of-flight tandem mass spectrometry'
Smyth, Thomas JP and Robledo, Virginia Rodr'iguez and Smyth, W Franklin (2010) 'Characterisation of oxazepam degradation products by high-performance liquid chromatography/electrospray ionisation mass spectrometry and electrospray ionisation quadrupole time-of-flight tandem mass spectrometry'. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 24 (5):651-658 [Details]
(2010) 'Directed microbial biosynthesis of deuterated biosurfactants and potential future application to other bioactive molecules'
Smyth, Thomas J and Perfumo, Amedea and Marchant, Roger and Banat, Ibrahim M and Chen, Minglei and Thomas, Robert K and Penfold, Jeffrey and Stevenson, Paul S and Parry, Neil J (2010) 'Directed microbial biosynthesis of deuterated biosurfactants and potential future application to other bioactive molecules'. Applied microbiology and biotechnology, 87 (4):1347-1354 [Details]
(2010) 'Production and applications of trehalose lipid biosurfactants'
Franzetti, Andrea and Gandolfi, Isabella and Bestetti, Giuseppina and Smyth, Thomas JP and Banat, Ibrahim M (2010) 'Production and applications of trehalose lipid biosurfactants'. European journal of lipid science and technology, 112 (6):617-627 [Details]
(2010) 'Microbial biosurfactants production, applications and future potential'
Banat, Ibrahim M and Franzetti, Andrea and Gandolfi, Isabella and Bestetti, Giuseppina and Martinotti, Maria G and Fracchia, Letizia and Smyth, Thomas J and Marchant, Roger (2010) 'Microbial biosurfactants production, applications and future potential'. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 87 (2):427-444 [Details]
(2010) 'Mixing behavior of the biosurfactant, rhamnolipid, with a conventional anionic surfactant, sodium dodecyl benzene sulfonate'
Chen, ML and Penfold, J and Thomas, RK and Smyth, TJP and Perfumo, A and Marchant, R and Banat, IM and Stevenson, P and Parry, A and Tucker, I and others (2010) 'Mixing behavior of the biosurfactant, rhamnolipid, with a conventional anionic surfactant, sodium dodecyl benzene sulfonate'. Langmuir, 26 (23):17958-17968 [Details]
(2010) 'Solution Self-Assembly and Adsorption at the Air- Water Interface of the Monorhamnose and Dirhamnose Rhamnolipids and Their Mixtures'
Chen, ML and Penfold, J and Thomas, RK and Smyth, TJP and Perfumo, A and Marchant, R and Banat, IM and Stevenson, P and Parry, A and Tucker, I and others (2010) 'Solution Self-Assembly and Adsorption at the Air- Water Interface of the Monorhamnose and Dirhamnose Rhamnolipids and Their Mixtures'. Langmuir, 26 (23):18281-18292 [Details]
(2009) 'Corrigendum to ⿿Antimicrobial properties of shiitake mushrooms (Lentinula edodes)⿝[Int. J. Antimicrob. Agents 33 (2008) 91--92]'
Rao, Juluri R and Smyth, TJ and Millar, B Cherie and Moore, John E (2009) 'Corrigendum to ⿿Antimicrobial properties of shiitake mushrooms (Lentinula edodes)⿝[Int. J. Antimicrob. Agents 33 (2008) 91--92]'. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents, 6 (33) [Details]
(2009) 'Antimicrobial properties of shiitake mushrooms (Lentinula edodes)(vol 33, pg 91, 2008)'
Rao, Juluri R and Smyth, TJ and Millar, B Cherie and Moore, John E (2009) 'Antimicrobial properties of shiitake mushrooms (Lentinula edodes)(vol 33, pg 91, 2008)'. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ANTIMICROBIAL AGENTS, 33 (6):597-597 [Details]
(2009) 'A study of the antimicrobial activity of selected naturally occurring and synthetic coumarins'
Smyth, T and Ramachandran, VN and Smyth, WF (2009) 'A study of the antimicrobial activity of selected naturally occurring and synthetic coumarins'. International journal of antimicrobial agents, 33 (5):421-426 [Details]
(2009) 'An investigation of bioactive phytochemicals in the leaves of Melicope vitiflora by electrospray ionisation ion trap mass spectrometry'
Oâ¿¿Donnell, F and Ramachandran, VN and Smyth, TJP and Smyth, WF and Brooks, P (2009) 'An investigation of bioactive phytochemicals in the leaves of Melicope vitiflora by electrospray ionisation ion trap mass spectrometry'. Analytica chimica acta, 634 (1):115-120 [Details]
(2009) 'Antimicrobial properties of shiitake mushrooms (Lentinula edodes)'
Rao, Juluri R and Millar, B Cherie and Moore, John E (2009) 'Antimicrobial properties of shiitake mushrooms (Lentinula edodes)'. International journal of antimicrobial agents, 33 (6):591-592 [Details]
(2009) 'A study of the antibacterial activities of selected Australian medicinal plants'
Smyth, T and Ramachandran, VN and Brooks, P and Smyth, WF (2009) 'A study of the antibacterial activities of selected Australian medicinal plants'. Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy, 1 (6):082-086 [Details]
(2007) 'Characterisation of nicotine and related compounds using electrospray ionisation with ion trap mass spectrometry and with quadrupole time-of-flight mass spectrometry and their detection by liquid chromatography/electrospray ionisation mass spectrometry'
Smyth, Thomas J and Ramachandran, VN and McGuigan, Alex and Hopps, Jason and Smyth, W Franklin (2007) 'Characterisation of nicotine and related compounds using electrospray ionisation with ion trap mass spectrometry and with quadrupole time-of-flight mass spectrometry and their detection by liquid chromatography/electrospray ionisation mass spectrometry'. Rapid communications in mass spectrometry, 21 (4):557-566 [Details]
(2006) 'The characterisation of synthetic and natural-product pharmaceuticals by electrospray ionisation-mass spectrometry (ESI-MS) and liquid chromatography (LC)-ESI-MS'
Smyth, WF and McClean, Stephen and Hack, CJ and Ramachandran, VN and Doherty, B and Joyce, C and Oâ¿¿Donnell, F and Smyth, TJ and Oâ¿¿Kane, E and Brooks, P (2006) 'The characterisation of synthetic and natural-product pharmaceuticals by electrospray ionisation-mass spectrometry (ESI-MS) and liquid chromatography (LC)-ESI-MS'. TrAC Trends in Analytical Chemistry, 25 (6):572-582 [Details]

Committees

  Committee Function From / To
Research and Innovation committee Member /

Employment

  Employer Position From / To
Teagasc Research Officer 01-MAR-10 / 30-JUN-11
Ulster University Research Associate 01-MAR-07 / 01-MAR-10
Norbrook Laboratories Analytical Chemistry 01-SEP-00 / 01-SEP-01
Teagasc Senior Research Officer 01-JUL-11 / 01-SEP-14
Ulster University Part-time Lecturer 01-MAR-10 / 01-SEP-14

Education

  Year Institution Qualification Subject
2003 Ulster University MSc Pharmaceutical Biotechnology
2002 Ulster University Diploma Industrial studies
2007 Ulster University PhD Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

Reviews

  Journal Role
Marine Drugs Reviewer
Food Chemistry Reviewer
Molecules Reviewer
Process Biochemistry Reviewer
European Journal Of Nutrition Reviewer
International Journal Of Food Science And Technology Reviewer
Phytochemistry Reviewer
Journal Of Food Processing And Preservation Reviewer
Journal Of Applied Phycology Reviewer

Teaching Interests

  • Food Chemistry
  • Food safety
  • Nutritional Biochemistry
  • Nutraceutials and functional foods
  • Natural products
  • Analytical chemistry
  • Novel bioactives

Modules Taught

  Term (ID)) Title Link Subject
2016 FOOD LEGISLATION AND QUALITY SYSTEMS NUTR07005Human Nutrition
2015 Nutritional Biochemistry 1 NUTR06004Nutritional Biochemistry
2016 PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT FOR THE NUTRITION & FOOD INDUSTRY NUTR07007Human Nutrition
2017 CURRENT ISSUES IN FOOD AND NUTRITION NUTR08004Human Nutrition
2015 Food Science NUTR06002Food Science
2015 Human Nutrition 2 SCI07005Human Nutrition 2