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Eleanor Townsend

Eleanor Townsend         


TITLE

Senior Research Technician

CONTACT

School of Life Sciences
University of Warwick
Gibbet Hill Campus
Coventry
CV4 7AL

 

 

 

Tel: +44 (0) 2476 5 73488
Email: Eleanor.Townsend.1@warwick.ac.uk

 


RESEARCH PROFILE 

Phage-host interaction in the gut microbiome and their impacts on human health and disease. Using bacteriophage to manipulate biofilms and bacterial communities, analysing population and individual effects via sequencing, functional gene analysis, flow cytometry and ion chromatography

Biography

BSc. (Hons) Microbiology,University of Bristol 2010-2013
MSc Clinical Microbiology, University of Nottingham 2013-2014
PhD University of the West of Scotland 2014-2017

PUBLICATIONS 

Kean, R., McKloud, E., Townsend, E. M., Sherry, L., Delaney, C., Jones, B. L., . . . Ramage, G. J. I. j. o. a. a. (2018). The comparative efficacy of antiseptics against Candida auris biofilms.

Kean, R., Sherry, L., Townsend, E., McKloud, E., Short, B., Akinbobola, A., . . . Ramage, G. J. J. o. H. I. (2018). Surface disinfection challenges for Candida auris: an in-vitro study. 98(4), 433-436.

Defraine, V., Verstraete, L., Van Bambeke, F., Anantharajah, A., Townsend, E. M., Ramage, G., . . . Fauvart, M. J. F. i. m. (2017). Antibacterial activity of 1-[(2, 4-Dichlorophenethyl) amino]-3-Phenoxypropan-2-ol against antibiotic-resistant strains of diverse bacterial pathogens, biofilms and in pre-clinical infection models. 8, 2585.

Ramage, G., O’Donnell, L. E., Kean, R., Townsend, E., & Rajendran, R. (2017). Clinical Implications of Interkingdom Fungal and Bacterial Biofilms. In Microbial Biofilms (pp. 49-84): CRC Press.

Kean, R., Rajendran, R., Haggarty, J., Townsend, E. M., Short, B., Burgess, K. E., . . . Williams, C. J. F. i. m. (2017). Candida albicans mycofilms support Staphylococcus aureus colonization and enhances miconazole resistance in dual-species interactions. 8, 258.

Townsend, E. M., Sherry, L., Kean, R., Hansom, D., Mackay, W. G., Williams, C., . . . chemotherapy. (2017). Implications of antimicrobial combinations in complex wound biofilms containing fungi. AAC. 00672-00617.

Townsend, E. M., Sherry, L., Rajendran, R., Hansom, D., Butcher, J., Mackay, W. G., . . . Ramage, G. J. B. (2016). Development and characterisation of a novel three-dimensional inter-kingdom wound biofilm model. 32(10), 1259-1270.

Smith, K., Collier, A., Townsend, E. M., O’Donnell, L. E., Bal, A. M., Butcher, J., . . . Williams, C. J. B. m. (2016). One step closer to understanding the role of bacteria in diabetic foot ulcers: characterising the microbiome of ulcers. 16(1), 54.

Talfan, A., Mounsey, O., Charman, M., Townsend, E., Avison, M. B. J. A. a., & chemotherapy. (2013). Involvement of Mutation in ampDI, mrcA and at least one additional gene in β-Lactamase Hyper-Production in Stenotrophomonas maltophilia. AAC. 01446-01413.