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Location: Room 2008, Clinical Science Institute, Discipline of Bacteriology, University Hospital Galway, Galway, Ireland
Position: PhD Student
Supervisors: Dr. Dearbháile Morris, Prof. Martin Cormican
Research Area: Antimicrobial Resistance – A One Health Approach
|2004-2009||BSc Science||National University of Ireland, Galway|
|2014-2015||MSc Biomedical Science||National University of Ireland, Galway|
|2015-present||PhD Bacteriology||National University of Ireland, Galway|
Mahon BM, Brehony C, McGrath E, Killeen J, Cormican M, Hickey P, Keane S, Hanahoe B, Dolan A, Morris D. Indistinguishable NDM-producing Escherichia coli isolated from recreational waters, sewage, and a clinical specimen in Ireland, 2016 to 2017. Euro Surveill. 2017;22(15):pii=30513. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2017.22.15.30513
B. Mahon, C. Brehony, E. McGrath, J. Killeen, M. Cormican, P. Hickey, S. Keane, B. Hanahoe, A. Dolan, and D. Morris. Similar strains of New Delhi Metallo-Beta-Lactamase-Producing Enterobacteriaceae isolated from Recreational Water, Sewage, and Clinical Specimens in Ireland. Faculty of Public Health Medicine Summer Scientific Meeting, RCPI, No. 6 Kildare St, Dublin 2, 24th and 25th May 2017.
B. Mahon, N. Corcionivoschi, M. Cormican, C. Kelly, A. Hegarty, A. Carter and D. Morris. The Agri-Food Chain as a Reservoir for Antimicrobial Resistant Escherichia coli. Environ, Athlone Institute of Technology, April 10th to 12th 2017. (Oral Presentation).
C. Brehony, B. Mahon, M. Cormican, R.H. Madden, C. Kelly, L. Moran, S. Kavanagh, C. Carroll, J. Bray, K. A. Jolley, M. C. J. Maiden, and D. Morris. ‘Whole Genome Sequence Analyses of Antimicrobial Resistant Escherichia coli isolated from Irish retail Meats’. NUI Galway Postgraduate Research Day, June 2016.
C. Brehony, B. Mahon, M. Cormican, R.H. Madden, C. Kelly, L. Moran, S. Kavanagh, C. Carroll, J. Bray, K. A. Jolley, M. C. J. Maiden, and D. Morris. ‘Whole Genome Sequence Analysis Reveals Diversity Among Antimicrobial Resistant E. coli Isolated From Meats in the Irish Market Place’. Environ, Limerick, March 22nd to 24th 2016.
B. Mahon, N. Corcionivoschi, M. Cormican, C. Kelly, A. Hegarty, A. Carter and D. Morris. Food production systems as a reservoir for antimicrobial resistant Escherichia coli. ISCM Spring Meeting, Hilton Hotel, Charlemont Place, Dublin 2, 24th March, 2017. (Won best poster)
B. Mahon, C. Brehony, M. Cormican, R.H. Madden, C. Kelly, L. Moran, S. Kavanagh, C. Carroll, J. Bray, K. A. Jolley, M. C. J. Maiden, and D. Morris. Whole Genome Sequence Analyses Identifies Diversity among Antimicrobial Resistant Escherichia coli which Originated from Irish Retail Meats.‘Antibiotic Resistance and Mechanisms: Workshop for Researchers’, The British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, Birmingham, 24-25 November 2016.
C. Brehony, B. Mahon, M. Cormican, R.H. Madden, C. Kelly, L. Moran, S. Kavanagh, C. Carroll, J. Bray, K. A. Jolley, M. C. J. Maiden, and D. Morris. 'Plasmid Mediated Colistin Resistance Encoding Gene MCR-1 Not Detected in Escherichia coli isolated in Ireland from Retail Meats and People'. NUI Galway Postgraduate Research Day, June 2016.
C. Brehony, B. Mahon, S. Kavanagh, M. Cormican, R. H. Madden, C. Ludden, C. Kelly, L. Moran, C. Carroll, J. Bray, K. A. Jolley, M. C. J. Maiden, and D. Morris. ‘Escherichia coli Isolated from Humans and Retail Meats in Ireland do not harbour the plasmid mediated Colistin Resistance encoding gene mcr-1’. IDSI 9th Annual Scientific Meeting, Croke Park Conference Centre, Dublin, 12th to 14th May 2016.
B. Mahon, ‘The Contribution of Food to Human Infection with Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria’. NUI Galway M.Sc. Research Symposium Day, July 2015.