Dr Rebecca Owens

Biology, Human Health Institute

Assistant Professor

Callan Building
(01) 708 3839/3140


Book Chapter

Year Publication
2017 Doyle S. and Owens R.A. (2017) 'Fungal Proteomics' In: Fungi: Biology and Applications, 3rd Edition. United Kingdom : Wiley Blackwell. [Link]
2014 Owens, RA; O' Keeffe, K; O' Hanlon KA; Gallagher, L; Doyle, S (2014) 'Virulence characteristics of Aspergillus fumigatus' In: Human Pathogenic Fungi: New technologies and new insights. United Kingdom : Caister Academic Press.

Peer Reviewed Journal

Year Publication
2021 García-Béjar B.; Owens R.A.; Briones A.; Arévalo-Villena M. (2021) 'Proteomic profiling and glycomic analysis of the yeast cell wall in strains with Aflatoxin B1 elimination ability'. Environmental Microbiology, . [DOI] [Full-Text]
2021 Owens R.A.; Doyle S. (2021) 'Effects of antifungal agents on the fungal proteome: informing on mechanisms of sensitivity and resistance'. Expert Review of Proteomics, . [DOI]
2021 Sahu N; Merényi Z; Bálint B; Kiss B; Sipos G; Owens RA; Nagy LG; (2021) 'Hallmarks of Basidiomycete Soft- and White-Rot in Wood-Decay -Omics Data of Two Armillaria Species'. Microorganisms, 9 (1). [DOI] [Full-Text]
2020 Ries LNA; Pardeshi L; Dong Z; Tan K; Steenwyk JL; Colabardini AC; Ferreira Filho JA; de Castro PA; Silva LP; Preite NW; Almeida F; de Assis LJ; Dos Santos RAC; Bowyer P; Bromley M; Owens RA; Doyle S; Demasi M; Hernández DCR; Netto LES; Pupo MT; Rokas A; Loures FV; Wong KH; Goldman GH; (2020) 'The Aspergillus fumigatus transcription factor RglT is important for gliotoxin biosynthesis and self-protection, and virulence'. PLoS Pathogens, 16 (7). [DOI] [Full-Text]
2020 Garcia-Bejar, B; Owens, RA; Briones, A; Arevalo-Villena, M (2020) 'Differential distribution and proteomic response ofSaccharomyces cerevisiaeand non-model yeast species to zinc'. Environmental Microbiology, . [DOI] [Full-Text]
2020 Scott, J; Sueiro-Olivares, M; Thornton, BP; Owens, RA; Muhamadali, H; Fortune-Grant, R; Thomson, D; Thomas, R; Hollywood, K; Doyle, S; Goodacre, R; Tabernero, L; Bignell, E; Amich, J (2020) 'Targeting Methionine Synthase in a Fungal Pathogen Causes a Metabolic Imbalance That Impacts Cell Energetics, Growth, and Virulence'. mBio, 11 . [DOI] [Full-Text]
2020 McGowan J.; O’hanlon R.; Owens R.A.; Fitzpatrick D.A. (2020) 'Comparative genomic and proteomic analyses of three widespread phytophthora species: Phytophthora chlamydospora, phytophthora gonapodyides and phytophthora pseudosyringae'. Microorganisms, 8 (5). [DOI] [Full-Text]
2020 O'Connor E.; Owens R.A.; Doyle S.; Amini A.; Grogan H.; Fitzpatrick D.A. (2020) 'Proteomic investigation of interhyphal interactions between strains of Agaricus bisporus'. Fungal Biology, 124 (6):579-591. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2019 Hartley CJ; Lillis PE; Owens RA; Griffin CT; (2019) 'Infective juveniles of entomopathogenic nematodes (Steinernema and Heterorhabditis) secrete ascarosides and respond to interspecific dispersal signals'. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology, . [DOI] [Full-Text]
2019 Morrin S.; Owens R.; Le Berre M.; Gerlach J.; Joshi L.; Bode L.; Irwin J.; Hickey R. (2019) 'Interrogation of Milk-Driven Changes to the Proteome of Intestinal Epithelial Cells by Integrated Proteomics and Glycomics'. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 67 (7):1902-1917. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2019 Delgado J; Núñez F; Asensio MA; Owens RA; (2019) 'Quantitative proteomic profiling of ochratoxin A repression in Penicillium nordicum by protective cultures'. International Journal of Food Microbiology, 305 . [DOI] [Full-Text]
2018 Saleh A.; Jones G.; Tinley F.; Delaney S.; Alabbadi S.; Fenlon K.; Doyle S.; Owens R. (2018) 'Systems impact of zinc chelation by the epipolythiodioxopiperazine dithiol gliotoxin in: Aspergillus fumigatus: A new direction in natural product functionality'. Metallomics, 10 (6):854-866. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2018 Cullen L.; O’Connor A.; McCormack S.; Owens R.; Holt G.; Collins C.; Callaghan M.; Doyle S.; Smith D.; Schaffer K.; Fitzpatrick D.; McClean S. (2018) 'The involvement of the low-oxygen-activated locus of Burkholderia cenocepacia in adaptation during cystic fibrosis infection'. Scientific Reports, 8 (1). [DOI] [Full-Text]
2017 Delgado J.; Owens R.; Doyle S.; Núñez F.; Asensio M. (2017) 'Quantitative proteomics reveals new insights into calcium-mediated resistance mechanisms in Aspergillus flavus against the antifungal protein PgAFP in cheese'. Food Microbiology, 66 :1-10. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2017 Mulvihill E.; Moloney N.; Owens R.; Dolan S.; Russell L.; Doyle S. (2017) 'Functional investigation of iron-responsive microsomal proteins, including MirC, in Aspergillus fumigatus'. Frontiers in Microbiology, 8 (MAR). [DOI] [Full-Text]
2016 Delgado J; Owens RA; Doyle S; Asensio MA; Núñez F; (2016) 'Antifungal proteins from moulds: analytical tools and potential application to dry-ripened foods'. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 100 (16):6991-6700. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2017 Collins C; Hurley R; Almutlaqah N; O'Keeffe G; Keane TM; Fitzpatrick DA; Owens RA; (2017) 'Proteomic Characterization of Armillaria mellea Reveals Oxidative Stress Response Mechanisms and Altered Secondary Metabolism Profiles'. Microorganisms, 5 (3). [DOI] [Full-Text]
2017 Dolan S.K, Bock, T., Hering, V., Owens, R.A., Jones, G.W., Blankenfeldt W., Doyle S. (2017) 'Structural, mechanistic and functional insight into gliotoxin bis-thiomethylation in Aspergillus fumigatus'. Open Biology, 7 . [Link] [DOI] [Full-Text]
2016 Moloney, NM*; Owens, RA*; Meleady, P; Henry, M; Dolan, SK; Mulvihill, E; Clynes, M; Doyle, S (2016) 'The iron-responsive microsomal proteome of Aspergillus fumigatus'. JOURNAL OF PROTEOMICS, 136 :99-111. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2016 Moloney NM; Owens RA; Doyle S; (2016) 'Proteomic analysis of Aspergillus fumigatus - clinical implications'. Expert Review of Proteomics, . [DOI]
2016 Delgado, J; Owens, RA; Doyle, S; Asensio, MA; Núñez, F (2016) 'Increased chitin biosynthesis contributes to the resistance of Penicillium polonicum against the antifungal protein PgAFP'. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 100 (1):371-383. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2015 Owens, RA; O'Keeffe, G; Smith, EB; Dolan, SK; Hammel, S; Sheridan, KJ; Fitzpatrick, DA; Keane, TM; Jones, GW; Doyle, S (2015) 'Interplay between Gliotoxin Resistance, Secretion, and the Methyl/Methionine Cycle in Aspergillus fumigatus'. Eukaryotic Cell, 14 :941-957. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2015 Delgado, J; Owens, RA; Doyle, S; Asensio, MA; Nunez, F (2015) 'Impact of the antifungal protein PgAFP from Penicillium chrysogenum on the protein profile in Aspergillus flavus'. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 99 :8701-8715. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2015 Fagan S.; Owens R.; Ward P.; Connolly C.; Doyle S.; Murphy R. (2015) 'Biochemical Comparison of Commercial Selenium Yeast Preparations'. Biological Trace Element Research, . [DOI] [Full-Text]
2014 Owens, RA; Hammel, S; Sheridan, KJ; Jones, GW; Doyle, S (2014) 'A Proteomic Approach to Investigating Gene Cluster Expression and Secondary Metabolite Functionality in Aspergillus fumigatus'. PLoS ONE, 9 . [DOI] [Full-Text]
2014 Dolan, SK; Owens, RA; O'Keeffe, G; Hammel, S; Fitzpatrick, DA; Jones, GW; Doyle, S (2014) 'Regulation of Nonribosomal Peptide Synthesis: bis-Thiomethylation Attenuates Gliotoxin Biosynthesis in Aspergillus fumigatus'. Chemistry and Biology, 21 :999-1012. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2014 O'Keeffe, G; Hammel, S; Owens, RA; Keane, TM; Fitzpatrick, DA; Jones, GW; Doyle, S (2014) 'RNA-seq reveals the pan-transcriptomic impact of attenuating the gliotoxin self-protection mechanism in Aspergillus fumigatus'. BMC Genomics, 15 . [DOI] [Full-Text]
2012 O'Hanlon, KA; Margison, GP; Hatch, A; Fitzpatrick, DA; Owens, RA; Doyle, S; Jones, GW (2012) 'Molecular characterization of an adaptive response to alkylating agents in the opportunistic pathogen Aspergillus fumigatus'. Nucleic Acids Research, 40 :7806-7820. [DOI] [Full-Text]
2012 Gallagher, L; Owens, RA; Dolan, SK; O'Keeffe, G; Schrettl, M; Kavanagh, K; Jones, GW; Doyle, S (2012) 'The Aspergillus fumigatus Protein GliK Protects against Oxidative Stress and Is Essential for Gliotoxin Biosynthesis'. Eukaryotic Cell, 11 :1226-1238. [DOI] [Full-Text]

Conference Contribution

Year Publication
2015 Cullen, L; Owens, R; Callaghan, M; Doyle, S; Schaffer, K; McClean, S (2015) The 29th Annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference Chronic Burkholderia cenocepacia infection in cystic fibrosis: an analysis of the adaptations in sequential isolates from two patients Phoenix, AZ, .
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