Professor William Sloan

  • Professor of Environmental Engineering (Infrastructure & Environment)

telephone: 01413304076
email: William.Sloan@glasgow.ac.uk

R701 Level 7, ENG - Infrastructure & Environme, Rankine Building, Glasgow G12 8LT

ORCID iDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-9450-7384

Biography

Education

PhD in Civil Engineering (2000). University of Newcastle Upon Tyne. 

P.G.C.E. in Mathematics (1991). University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, School of Education.  

MSc Physical Oceanography (1987). University College of North Wales. 

BSC (Hons) Mathematics (1986). Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh. 

 

Employment

2007 – 2020     Professor of Environmental Engineering, University of Glasgow.

2007 – 2013     EPSRC Advanced Research Fellow, University of Glasgow.

2005 – 2006     Senior Lecturer, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Glasgow.

2002 – 2003     NERC Discipline Hopping Fellow, ICAPB, University of Edinburgh.

1999 – 2005     Lecturer, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Glasgow.

1994 –1999      Hydraulic Modeller, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Newcastle upon Tyne.

1992 – 1994     Environmental Modeller, Institute of Hydrology, Wallingford.

1990 – 1992     Mathematics Teacher, Lord Lawson Academy, Birtley, County Durham.

1990 – 1990     Engineering Applications Programmer. Robertsons ERC, Marlow, Bucks

1989 – 1990     Engineering Software Controller, Sir William Halcrow and Partners Ltd, Swindon.

1987 – 1989     Teaching Company Assistant, Noble Denton Associates, London.

Research interests

  • Engineered biological systems.
  • Mathematical modelling of microbial communities.
  • Biofilms.
  • Off-grid water technolgies.

Publications

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2020

McKenna, A. et al. (2020) Impact of industrial production system parameters on chicken microbiomes: mechanisms to improve performance and reduce Campylobacter. Microbiome, 8, 128. (doi: 10.1186/s40168-020-00908-8) (PMID:32907634)

Heys, C. , Cheaib, B. , Busetti, A. , Kazlauskaite, R. , Maier, L. , Sloan, W.T. , Ijaz, U.Z. , Kaufmann, J. , McGinnity, P. and Llewellyn, M.S. (2020) Neutral processes dominate microbial community assembly in Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 86(8), e02283-19. (doi: 10.1128/AEM.02283-19) (PMID:32033945) (PMCID:PMC7117918) (Early Online Publication)

2019

Connelly, S. , Pussayanavin, T. , Randle-Boggis, R. , Wicheansan, A. , Jampathong, S. , Keating, C. , Ijaz, U. Z. , Sloan, W. and Koottatep, T. (2019) Solar Septic Tank: next generation sequencing reveals effluent microbial community composition as a useful index of system performance. Water, 11(12), 2660. (doi: 10.3390/w11122660)

Nakaew, N. , Lumyong, S. , Sloan, W. T. and Sungthong, R. (2019) Bioactivities and genome insights of a thermotolerant antibiotics-producing Streptomyces sp. TM32 reveal its potentials for novel drug discovery. MicrobiologyOpen, 8(11), e842. (doi: 10.1002/mbo3.842) (PMID:30941917) (PMCID:PMC6854843)

Song, Y. , Glidle, A. , Quince, C. , Collins, G. , Sloan, W. and Yin, H. (2019) Single-Cell Microfluidic Platform to Study Anaerobic Bacteria. 23rd International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (µTAS 2019), Basel, Switzerland, 27-31 Oct 2019.

Tsagkari, E. , Connelly, S. , Liu, Z. , McBride, A. and Sloan, W. T. (2019) A Novel Rapid Prototyping Tool for Suspended Biofilm Growth Media. 6th European Congress on Biofilms (Eurobiofilms 2019), Glasgow, UK, 03-06 Sep 2019.

Keating, C. , Song, Y. , Ogundero, A. , Mathur, N. , Gonzalez-Cabaleiro, R. , Quince, C. , Collins, G. , Yin, H. and Sloan, W. (2019) Development of a Novel Anaerobic Incubation and Monitoring Platform Embedded with Microfluidics for Real-Time Growth Analysis of Anaerobic Cells. The Gordon Research Seminar on Archaea: Ecology, Metabolism and Molecular Biology, Les Diablerets, Switzerland, 20-21 July 2019.

Tsagkari, E. , Connelly, S. , Liu, Z. , McBride, A. and Sloan, W.T. (2019) How the Design of Filter Media Affects Hydrodynamics and Biofilms in Drinking Water. 8th Congress of European Microbiologists, Glasgow, UK, 9-11 Jul 2019.

Tsagkari, E. and Sloan, W. T. (2019) Impact of Methylobacterium in the drinking water microbiome on removal of trihalomethanes. International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation, 141, pp. 10-16. (doi: 10.1016/j.ibiod.2018.07.015)

Wu, L. et al. (2019) Global diversity and biogeography of bacterial communities in wastewater treatment plants. Nature Microbiology, 4(7), pp. 1183-1195. (doi: 10.1038/s41564-019-0426-5) (PMID:31086312)

Brown, M.R. , Baptista, J.C. , Lunn, M. , Swan, D.L. , Smith, S.J. , Davenport, R.J. , Allen, B.D. , Sloan, W.T. and Curtis, T.P. (2019) Coupled virus - bacteria interactions and ecosystem function in an engineered microbial system. Water Research, 152, pp. 264-273. (doi: 10.1016/j.watres.2019.01.003) (PMID:30682570)

Knox, G.W. , McInnes, C.R. , Younger, P.L. and Sloan, W.T. (2019) Engineering artificial thermal mountains for large-scale water management and carbon drawdown. Environmental Science: Water Research and Technology, 5(2), pp. 296-314. (doi: 10.1039/c8ew00571k)

Liu, Z. , Cichocki, N. , Hübschmann, T. , Süring, C. , Ofiţeru, I. D. , Sloan, W. T. , Grimm, V. and Müller, S. (2019) Neutral mechanisms and niche differentiation in steady-state insular microbial communities revealed by single cell analysis. Environmental Microbiology, 21(1), pp. 164-181. (doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.14437) (PMID:30289191)

Keating, C. , Song, Y. , Ogundero, A. , Mathur, N. , Gonzalez-Cabaleiro, R. , Quince, C. , Collins, G. , Yin, H. and Sloan, W. (2019) Single-Cell Real Time Analysis of the Anaerobic Bacteria Desulfovibrio Vulgaris Demonstrates Population Heterogeneity That Decreases with Increasing pH Stress [Poster]. 8th Congress of European Microbiologists, Glasgow, UK, 9-11 Jul 2019.

Keating, C. , Song, Y. , Ogundero, A. , Mathur, N. , Gonzalez-Cabaleiro, R. , Quince, C. , Collins, G. , Yin, H. and Sloan, W. (2019) Single-Cell Real Time Analysis of the Anaerobic Bacteria Desulfovibrio Vulgaris Demonstrates Population Heterogeneity That Decreases with Increasing pH Stress [Poster]. 16th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion (AD16), Delft, The Netherlands, 23-27 Jun 2019.

Rangjaroen, C. , Lumyong, S. , Sloan, W. T. and Sungthong, R. (2019) Herbicide-tolerant endophytic bacteria of rice plants as the biopriming agents for fertility recovery and disease suppression of unhealthy rice seeds. BMC Plant Biology, 19, 580. (doi: 10.1186/s12870-019-2206-z) (PMID:31870307) (PMCID:PMC6929507)

2018

Tsagkari, E. and Sloan, W. T. (2018) The role of the motility of Methylobacterium in bacterial interactions in drinking water. Water, 10(10), 1386. (doi: 10.3390/w10101386)

Tsagkari, E. and Sloan, W.T. (2018) Biofilm Growth in Drinking Water Systems under Stagnant Conditions. In: E-Proceedings. Protection and Restoration of the Environment XIV, Thessaloniki, Greece, 3-6 July 2018, pp. 707-717. ISBN 9789609992244

Tsagkari, E. and Sloan, W.T. (2018) Turbulence accelerates the growth of drinking water biofilms. Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering, 41(6), pp. 757-770. (doi: 10.1007/s00449-018-1909-0) (PMID:29428998) (PMCID:PMC5958169)

Pinto, A. J. , de Vrieze, J. , Sloan, W. T. and Ijaz, U. Z. (2018) The active microbial community more accurately reflects the anaerobic digestion process: 16S rRNA (gene) sequencing as a predictive tool. Microbiome, 6, 63. (doi: 10.1186/s40168-018-0449-9) (PMID:29609653) (PMCID:PMC5879801)

Heidrich, E.S. , Dolfing, J. , Wade, M.J. , Sloan, W.T. , Quince, C. and Curtis, T.P. (2018) Temperature, inocula and substrate: contrasting electroactive consortia, diversity and performance in microbial fuel cells. Bioelectrochemistry, 119, pp. 43-50. (doi: 10.1016/j.bioelechem.2017.07.006) (PMID:28910698)

Couto, J. M. , McGarrity, A. , Russell, J. and Sloan, W. T. (2018) The effect of metabolic stress on genome stability of a synthetic biology chassis Escherichia coli K12 strain. Microbial Cell Factories, 17, 8. (doi: 10.1186/s12934-018-0858-2) (PMID:29357936) (PMCID:PMC5776760)

2017

Yuan, X. , Couto, J. M. , Glidle, A. , Song, Y. , Sloan, W. and Yin, H. (2017) Single-cell microfluidics to study the effects of genome deletion on bacterial growth behavior. ACS Synthetic Biology, 6(12), pp. 2219-2227. (doi: 10.1021/acssynbio.7b00177) (PMID:28844132)

Tsagkari, E. , Keating, C. , Couto, J. M. and Sloan, W. T. (2017) A keystone Methylobacterium strain in biofilm formation in drinking water. Water, 9(10), 778. (doi: 10.3390/w9100778)

Connelly, S. , Shin, S. G. , Dillon, R. J. , Ijaz, U. Z. , Quince, C. , Sloan, W. T. and Collins, G. (2017) Bioreactor scalability: laboratory-scale bioreactor design influences performance, ecology, and community physiology in expanded granular sludge bed bioreactors. Frontiers in Microbiology, 8, 664. (doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.00664)

Woodcock, S. and Sloan, W. T. (2017) Biofilm community succession: a neutral perspective. Microbiology, 163(5), pp. 664-668. (doi: 10.1099/mic.0.000472) (PMID:28530167)

Tsagkari, E. , Keating, C. , Couto, J. and Sloan, W.T. (2017) Impact of a Methylobacterium Species in Drinking Water Biofilms. Eurobiofilms 2017. 5th European Congress on Microbial Biofilms, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 19-22 September 2017.

Tsagkari, E. and Sloan, W.T. (2017) Effect of Methylobacterium on Chloroform Concentration in Drinking Water. 17th International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation Symposium, (IBBS 17), Manchester Metropolitan University, 6-8 Sept 2017.

2016

Widder, S. et al. (2016) Challenges in microbial ecology: building predictive understanding of community function and dynamics. ISME Journal, 10(11), pp. 2557-2568. (doi: 10.1038/ismej.2016.45) (PMID:27022995)

Bautista-de los Santos, Q. , Schroeder, J. L. , Blakemore, O. , Moses, J. , Haffey, M. , Sloan, W. and Pinto, A. J. (2016) The impact of sampling, PCR, and sequencing replication on discerning changes in drinking water bacterial community over diurnal time-scales. Water Research, 90, pp. 216-224. (doi: 10.1016/j.watres.2015.12.010)

Barrett, M. , Sloan, W. , Stark, W. and Watson, I. (2016) New Developments in Synthetic Biology at the University of Glasgow. Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre Annual Conference, Glasgow, UK, 28-29 Jan 2016.

Bautista-de los Santos, Q. M. , Schroeder, J. , Sevillano-Rivera, M. C. , Sungthong, R. , Ijaz, U. Z. , Sloan, W. T. and Pinto, A. J. (2016) Emerging investigators series: Microbial communities in full-scale drinking water distribution systems – A meta-analysis. Environmental Science: Water Research and Technology, 2(4), pp. 631-644. (doi: 10.1039/C6EW00030D)

Keating, C. , Song, Y. , Quince, C. , Collins, G. , Yin, H. and Sloan, W. (2016) Understanding Syntrophy in Anaerobic Digestion. Brazil Newton Fund Researcher Links Workshop – Water, Sanitation, Energy Nexus, Goania, Brazil, 13-16 Sep 2016.

Tsagkari, E. , Couto, J. and Sloan, W.T. (2016) Methylobacteria: Keystone Species in Biofilm Formation? Scottish Water Conference 2016, Glasgow, UK, March 2016.

Tsagkari, E. , Couto, J. and Sloan, W.T. (2016) Methylobacteria: Keystone Species in Biofilm Succession? Biofilms 7 International Scientific Meeting, Porto, Portugal, 26-28 June 2016.

Tsagkari, E. , Keating, C. and Sloan, W.T. (2016) Turbulence Promotes Core-and-mantle Structure in Drinking Water Bacterial Aggregates. MEWE 2016, Copenhagen, Denmark, 4-7 Sept 2016.

2015

Lakshmanan, S. , Holmes, W.M. , Sloan, W.T. and Phoenix, V.R. (2015) Characterization of nanoparticle transport through quartz and dolomite gravels by magnetic resonance imaging. International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 12(10), pp. 3373-3384. (doi: 10.1007/s13762-015-0767-4)

Couto, J. M. , Ijaz, U. Z. , Phoenix, V. R. , Schirmer, M. and Sloan, W. T. (2015) Metagenomic sequencing unravels gene fragments with phylogenetic signatures of O2-tolerant NiFe membrane-bound hydrogenases in lacustrine sediment. Current Microbiology, 71(2), pp. 296-302. (doi: 10.1007/s00284-015-0846-2) (PMID:26044993) (PMCID:PMC4486115)

Tsagkari, E. and Sloan, W.T. (2015) The Role of Flow Regimes in Biofilms in Drinking Water. IWA Specialized Conference: Biofilms in Drinking Water Systems: from Treatment to Tap, Arosa, Switzerland, 23-26 Aug 2015.

Lakshmanan, S. , Holmes, W. M. , Sloan, W. T. and Phoenix, V. R. (2015) Nanoparticle transport in saturated porous medium using magnetic resonance imaging. Chemical Engineering Journal, 266, pp. 156-162. (doi: 10.1016/j.cej.2014.12.076)

Tsagkari, E. and Sloan, W.T. (2015) Interactions between Hydrodynamics and Biofilm Formation in a Bench-Scale Drinking Water System. 16th Young Water Professionals Conference, Glasgow, UK, April 2015.

Schirmer, M. , Ijaz, U. Z. , D'Amore, R. , Hall, N. , Sloan, W. T. and Quince, C. (2015) Insight into biases and sequencing errors for amplicon sequencing with the Illumina MiSeq platform. Nucleic Acids Research, 43(6), e37. (doi: 10.1093/nar/gku1341) (PMID:25586220) (PMCID:PMC4381044)

Schroeder, J. L. , Lunn, M. , Pinto, A. J. , Raskin, L. and Sloan, W. T. (2015) Probabilistic models to describe the dynamics of migrating microbial communities. PLoS ONE, 10(3), e0117221. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0117221) (PMID:25803866) (PMCID:PMC4372544)

2014

Pinto, A. , Schroeder, J. , Lunn, M. , Sloan, W. and Raskin, L. (2014) Spatial-temporal survey and occupancy-abundance modeling to predict bacterial community dynamics in the drinking water microbiome. mBio, 5(3), e01135-14. (doi: 10.1128/mBio.01135-14) (PMID:24865557) (PMCID:PMC4045074)

Meynet, P. , Moliterni, E. , Davenport, R.J. , Sloan, W. , Camacho, J.V. and Werner, D. (2014) Predicting the effects of biochar on volatile petroleum hydrocarbon biodegradation and emanation from soil: a bacterial community finger-print analysis inferred modelling approach. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 68, pp. 20-30. (doi: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2013.09.015)

Schirmer, M. , Sloan, W. T. and Quince, C. (2014) Benchmarking of viral haplotype reconstruction programmes: an overview of the capacities and limitations of currently available programmes. Briefings in Bioinformatics, 15(3), pp. 431-442. (doi: 10.1093/bib/bbs081)

Widder, S. , Besemer, K. , Singer, G. A. , Ceola, S. , Bertuzzo, E. , Quince, C. , Sloan, W. T. , Rinaldo, A. and Battin, T. J. (2014) Fluvial network organization imprints on microbial co-occurrence networks. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111(35), pp. 12799-12804. (doi: 10.1073/pnas.1411723111)

2013

Besemer, K. , Singer, G. , Quince, C. , Bertuzzo, E. , Sloan, W. and Battin, T. J. (2013) Headwaters are critical reservoirs of microbial diversity for fluvial networks. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences, 280(1771), p. 20131760. (doi: 10.1098/rspb.2013.1760)

Vignaga, E. , Sloan, D.M. , Luo, X. , Haynes, H. , Phoenix, V.R. and Sloan, W.T. (2013) Erosion of biofilm-bound fluvial sediments. Nature Geoscience, 6(9), pp. 770-774. (doi: 10.1038/ngeo1891)

Woodcock, S. , Besemer, K. , Battin, T.J. , Curtis, T.P. and Sloan, W. (2013) Modelling the effects of dispersal mechanisms and hydrodynamic regimes upon the structure of microbial communities within fluvial biofilms. Environmental Microbiology, 15(4), pp. 1216-1225. (doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.12055)

Pholchan, M.K. , Baptista, J.D.C. , Davenport, R.J. , Sloan, W. and Curtis, T.P. (2013) Microbial community assembly, theory and rare functions. Frontiers in Microbiology, 4(Art 68), (doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2013.00068)

2012

Vignaga, E. , Haynes, H. and Sloan, W.T. (2012) Quantifying the tensile strength of microbial mats grown over noncohesive sediments. Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 109(5), pp. 1155-1164. (doi: 10.1002/bit.24401)

Ramanan, B. , Holmes, W.M. , Sloan, W.T. and Phoenix, V.R. (2012) Investigation of nanoparticle transport inside coarse-grained geological media using magnetic resonance imaging. Environmental Science and Technology, 46(1), pp. 360-366. (doi: 10.1021/es2012726)

2010

Sloan, W. and Haynes, H. (2010) Obituary for Professor Alan Ervine. Journal of Hydro-environment Research, 4(3), pp. 181-182. (doi: 10.1016/j.jher.2010.09.001)

Ofiteru, I.D. , Lunn, M. , Curtis, T.P. , Wells, G.F. , Criddle, C.S. , Francis, C.A. and Sloan, W.T. (2010) Combined niche and neutral effects in a microbial wastewater treatment community. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 107(35), pp. 15345-15350. (doi: 10.1073/pnas.1000604107)

Ramanan, B. , Holmes, W.M. , Sloan, W.T. and Phoenix, V.R. (2010) Application of Paramagnetically Tagged Molecules for Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Biofilm Mass Transport Processes. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 76(12), pp. 4027-4036. (doi: 10.1128/AEM.03016-09)

Oh, S.T. , Kim, J. , Premier, G.C. , Lee, T.H. , Kim, C. and Sloan, W.T. (2010) Sustainable wastewater treatment: How might microbial fuel cells contribute. Biotechnology Advances, 28(6), pp. 871-881. (doi: 10.1016/j.biotechadv.2010.07.008)

Vignaga, E. , Haynes, H. , Sloan, W. , Fernandes, A. , Jarvis, M. , Beattie, T.K. and Pheonix, V.R. (2010) Lab-cultured Biofilm Stabilization of Non-cohesive Sediments: Quantifying the Elastic Constant, k. In: International Workshop on Environmental Hydrauics, Valencia, Spain, 29-30 October 2010,

2009

Quince, C. , Lanzen, A. , Curtis, T.P. , Davenport, R.J. , Hall, N. , Head, I.M. , Read, F. and Sloan, W.T. (2009) Accurate determination of microbial diversity from 454 pyrosequencing data. Nature Methods, 6(9), 639-U27. (doi: 10.1038/NMETH.1361)

Phoenix, V. , Ramanan, B. and Sloan, W. (2009) Imaging biogeochemical processes with MRI: application of paramagetic tracers. In: 19th Annual VM Goldschmidt Conference, Davos, Switzerland, 21 June 2009,

2008

Quince, C. , Curtis, T.P. and Sloan, W.T. (2008) The rational exploration of microbial diversity. ISME Journal, 2(10), pp. 997-1006. (doi: 10.1038/ismej.2008.69)

Augustine, N. , Beevers, L. and Sloan, W.T. (2008) Predicting river flows for future climates using an autoregressive multinomial logit model. Water Resources Research, 44(7),

Curtis, T.P. , Wallbridge, N.C. and Sloan, W. (2008) Theory, community assembly, diversity and evolution in the microbial world. In: Butlin, R. and Bridle, J. (eds.) Speciation and Patterns of Diversity. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9780521709637

Sloan, W.T. , Quince, C. and Curtis, T.P. (2008) The uncountables. In: Zengler, K. (ed.) Accessing Uncultivated Microorganisms: From the Environment to Organisms and Genomes and Back. ASM Press: Washington DC, USA. ISBN 9781555814069

2007

Woodcock, S. , Van Der Gast, C.J. , Bell, T. , Lunn, M. , Curtis, T.P. , Head, I.M. and Sloan, W. (2007) Neutral assembly of bacterial communities. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 62(2), pp. 171-180. (doi: 10.1111/j.1574-6941.2007.00379.x)

Battin, T. J. , Sloan, W.T. , Kjelleberg, S. , Daims, H. , Head, I. M. and Curtis, T. P. (2007) Microbial landscapes: new paths to biofilm research. Nature Reviews Microbiology, 5(1), pp. 76-81. (doi: 10.1038/nrmicro1556)

Sloan, W.T. , Woodcock, S. , Lunn, M. , Head, I.M. and Curtis, T.P. (2007) Modeling Taxa-Abundance Distributions in Microbial Communities using Environmental Sequence Data. Microbial Ecology, 53(3), pp. 443-455. (doi: 10.1007/s00248-006-9141-x)

2006

Curtis, T.P. , Head, I.M. , Lunn, M. , Woodcock, S. , Schloss, P.D. and Sloan, W. (2006) What is the extent of prokaryotic diversity? Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 361(1475), pp. 2023-2037. (doi: 10.1098/rstb.2006.1921)

Woodcock, S. , Curtis, T. P. , Head, I. M. , Lunn, M. and Sloan, W. T. (2006) Taxa-area relationships for microbes: the unsampled and the unseen. Ecology Letters, 9(7), pp. 805-812. (doi: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2006.00929.x)

Sloan, W. , Lunn, M. , Woodcock, S. , Head, I.M. , Nee, S. and Curtis, T.P. (2006) Quantifying the roles of immigration and chance in shaping prokaryote community structure. Environmental Microbiology, 8(4), pp. 732-740. (doi: 10.1111/j.1462-2920.2005.00956.x)

Curtis, T.P. and Sloan, W. (2006) Towards the design of diversity: stochastic models for community assembly in wastewater treatment plants. Water Science and Technology, 54(1), pp. 227-236. (doi: 10.2166/wst.2006.391)

2005

Curtis, T. P. and Sloan, W. T. (2005) Exploring microbial diversity: A vast below. Science, 309(5739), pp. 1331-1333. (doi: 10.1126/science.1118176)

2004

Sloan, W. , Kilsby, C.G. and Lunn, R. (2004) Incorporating topographic variability into a simple regional snowmelt model. Hydrological Processes, 18(17), pp. 3371-3390. (doi: 10.1002/hyp.1501)

Lunn, M. , Sloan, W. and Curtis, T. (2004) Estimating bacterial diversity from clone libraries with flat rank abundance distributions. Environmental Microbiology, 6(10), pp. 1081-1086. (doi: 10.1111/j.1462-2920.2004.00641.x)

Curtis, T. and Sloan, W. (2004) Prokaryotic diversity and its limits: microbial community structure in nature and implications for microbial ecology. Current Opinion in Microbiology, 7(3), pp. 221-226. (doi: 10.1016/j.mib.2004.04.010)

2002

Curtis, T.P. , Sloan, W. and Scannell, J.W. (2002) Estimating prokaryotic diversity and its limits. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 99(16), pp. 10494-10499. (doi: 10.1073/pnas.142680199)

Reungoat, A.F.R. and Sloan, W. (2002) Classification of components of river basins for hydrological model parameter estimation. In: Continuous River Flow Simulation: Methods, Applications and Uncertainties ; BHS national meeting CEH Wallingford 5th July 2001. British Hydrological Society, pp. 39-45. ISBN 1903741025

2001

Curtis, T., Sloan, W. and Scannell, J. (2001) Determining the diversity of the hyperdiverse: The theoretical limits of prokaryotic diversity at large and small scales. In: 9th International Symposium of Microbiology Ecology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands,

Reungoat, A. and Sloan, W. (2001) Classification of river networks. In: 'River Basin Management', Cardiff, UK, 11-13 September, pp. 23-29. ISBN 1-85312-876-7

2000

Sloan, W. (2000) A physics-based function for modeling transient groundwater discharge at the watershed scale. Water Resources Research, 36(1), pp. 225-241. (doi: 10.1029/1999WR900221)

1999

Sloan, W. and Ewen, J. (1999) Modelling long-term contaminant migration in a catchment at fine spatial and temporal scales using the UP system. Hydrological Processes, 13(6), pp. 823-846. (doi: 10.1002/(SICI)1099-1085(19990430)13:6<823::AID-HYP759>3.0.CO;2-B)

Ewen, J. , Sloan, W.T. , Kilsby, C.G. and O'Connell, P.E. (1999) UP Modelling System for large scale hydrology: deriving large-scale physically-based parameters for the Arkansas-Red River basin. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 3(1), pp. 125-136. (doi: 10.5194/hess-3-125-1999)

Kilsby, C. , Ewen, J. , Sloan, W. , Burton, A. , Fallows, C. and O'Connell, P. (1999) The UP modelling system for large scale hydrology: simulation of the Arkansas-Red River basin. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 3(1), pp. 137-149. (doi: 10.5194/hess-3-137-1999)

Sloan, W. (1999) A European perspective on distributed hydrological modelling and GIS. In: DeBarry, P.A. and Quimpo, R.G. (eds.) GIS Modules and Distributed Models of the Watershed. American Society of Civil Engineers. ISBN 9780784404430

1998

Collins, R. , Jenkins, A. and Sloan, W. (1998) A GIS framework for modelling nitrogen leaching from agricultural areas in the Middle Hills, Nepal. International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 12(5), pp. 479-490. (doi: 10.1080/136588198241761)

1995

Jenkins, A. , Sloan, W. and Cosby, B. (1995) Stream chemistry in the middle hills and high mountains of the Himalayas, Nepal. Journal of Hydrology, 166(1-2), pp. 61-79. (doi: 10.1016/0022-1694(94)02600-G)

1994

Sloan, W. , Jenkins, A. and Eatherall, A. (1994) A simple-model of stream nitrate concentrations in forested and deforested catchments in mid-Wales. Journal of Hydrology, 158(1-2), pp. 61-78. (doi: 10.1016/0022-1694(94)90046-9)

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McKenna, A. et al. (2020) Impact of industrial production system parameters on chicken microbiomes: mechanisms to improve performance and reduce Campylobacter. Microbiome, 8, 128. (doi: 10.1186/s40168-020-00908-8) (PMID:32907634)

Heys, C. , Cheaib, B. , Busetti, A. , Kazlauskaite, R. , Maier, L. , Sloan, W.T. , Ijaz, U.Z. , Kaufmann, J. , McGinnity, P. and Llewellyn, M.S. (2020) Neutral processes dominate microbial community assembly in Atlantic salmon, Salmo salar. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 86(8), e02283-19. (doi: 10.1128/AEM.02283-19) (PMID:32033945) (PMCID:PMC7117918) (Early Online Publication)

Connelly, S. , Pussayanavin, T. , Randle-Boggis, R. , Wicheansan, A. , Jampathong, S. , Keating, C. , Ijaz, U. Z. , Sloan, W. and Koottatep, T. (2019) Solar Septic Tank: next generation sequencing reveals effluent microbial community composition as a useful index of system performance. Water, 11(12), 2660. (doi: 10.3390/w11122660)

Nakaew, N. , Lumyong, S. , Sloan, W. T. and Sungthong, R. (2019) Bioactivities and genome insights of a thermotolerant antibiotics-producing Streptomyces sp. TM32 reveal its potentials for novel drug discovery. MicrobiologyOpen, 8(11), e842. (doi: 10.1002/mbo3.842) (PMID:30941917) (PMCID:PMC6854843)

Tsagkari, E. and Sloan, W. T. (2019) Impact of Methylobacterium in the drinking water microbiome on removal of trihalomethanes. International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation, 141, pp. 10-16. (doi: 10.1016/j.ibiod.2018.07.015)

Wu, L. et al. (2019) Global diversity and biogeography of bacterial communities in wastewater treatment plants. Nature Microbiology, 4(7), pp. 1183-1195. (doi: 10.1038/s41564-019-0426-5) (PMID:31086312)

Brown, M.R. , Baptista, J.C. , Lunn, M. , Swan, D.L. , Smith, S.J. , Davenport, R.J. , Allen, B.D. , Sloan, W.T. and Curtis, T.P. (2019) Coupled virus - bacteria interactions and ecosystem function in an engineered microbial system. Water Research, 152, pp. 264-273. (doi: 10.1016/j.watres.2019.01.003) (PMID:30682570)

Knox, G.W. , McInnes, C.R. , Younger, P.L. and Sloan, W.T. (2019) Engineering artificial thermal mountains for large-scale water management and carbon drawdown. Environmental Science: Water Research and Technology, 5(2), pp. 296-314. (doi: 10.1039/c8ew00571k)

Liu, Z. , Cichocki, N. , Hübschmann, T. , Süring, C. , Ofiţeru, I. D. , Sloan, W. T. , Grimm, V. and Müller, S. (2019) Neutral mechanisms and niche differentiation in steady-state insular microbial communities revealed by single cell analysis. Environmental Microbiology, 21(1), pp. 164-181. (doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.14437) (PMID:30289191)

Rangjaroen, C. , Lumyong, S. , Sloan, W. T. and Sungthong, R. (2019) Herbicide-tolerant endophytic bacteria of rice plants as the biopriming agents for fertility recovery and disease suppression of unhealthy rice seeds. BMC Plant Biology, 19, 580. (doi: 10.1186/s12870-019-2206-z) (PMID:31870307) (PMCID:PMC6929507)

Tsagkari, E. and Sloan, W. T. (2018) The role of the motility of Methylobacterium in bacterial interactions in drinking water. Water, 10(10), 1386. (doi: 10.3390/w10101386)

Tsagkari, E. and Sloan, W.T. (2018) Turbulence accelerates the growth of drinking water biofilms. Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering, 41(6), pp. 757-770. (doi: 10.1007/s00449-018-1909-0) (PMID:29428998) (PMCID:PMC5958169)

Pinto, A. J. , de Vrieze, J. , Sloan, W. T. and Ijaz, U. Z. (2018) The active microbial community more accurately reflects the anaerobic digestion process: 16S rRNA (gene) sequencing as a predictive tool. Microbiome, 6, 63. (doi: 10.1186/s40168-018-0449-9) (PMID:29609653) (PMCID:PMC5879801)

Heidrich, E.S. , Dolfing, J. , Wade, M.J. , Sloan, W.T. , Quince, C. and Curtis, T.P. (2018) Temperature, inocula and substrate: contrasting electroactive consortia, diversity and performance in microbial fuel cells. Bioelectrochemistry, 119, pp. 43-50. (doi: 10.1016/j.bioelechem.2017.07.006) (PMID:28910698)

Couto, J. M. , McGarrity, A. , Russell, J. and Sloan, W. T. (2018) The effect of metabolic stress on genome stability of a synthetic biology chassis Escherichia coli K12 strain. Microbial Cell Factories, 17, 8. (doi: 10.1186/s12934-018-0858-2) (PMID:29357936) (PMCID:PMC5776760)

Yuan, X. , Couto, J. M. , Glidle, A. , Song, Y. , Sloan, W. and Yin, H. (2017) Single-cell microfluidics to study the effects of genome deletion on bacterial growth behavior. ACS Synthetic Biology, 6(12), pp. 2219-2227. (doi: 10.1021/acssynbio.7b00177) (PMID:28844132)

Tsagkari, E. , Keating, C. , Couto, J. M. and Sloan, W. T. (2017) A keystone Methylobacterium strain in biofilm formation in drinking water. Water, 9(10), 778. (doi: 10.3390/w9100778)

Connelly, S. , Shin, S. G. , Dillon, R. J. , Ijaz, U. Z. , Quince, C. , Sloan, W. T. and Collins, G. (2017) Bioreactor scalability: laboratory-scale bioreactor design influences performance, ecology, and community physiology in expanded granular sludge bed bioreactors. Frontiers in Microbiology, 8, 664. (doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.00664)

Woodcock, S. and Sloan, W. T. (2017) Biofilm community succession: a neutral perspective. Microbiology, 163(5), pp. 664-668. (doi: 10.1099/mic.0.000472) (PMID:28530167)

Widder, S. et al. (2016) Challenges in microbial ecology: building predictive understanding of community function and dynamics. ISME Journal, 10(11), pp. 2557-2568. (doi: 10.1038/ismej.2016.45) (PMID:27022995)

Bautista-de los Santos, Q. , Schroeder, J. L. , Blakemore, O. , Moses, J. , Haffey, M. , Sloan, W. and Pinto, A. J. (2016) The impact of sampling, PCR, and sequencing replication on discerning changes in drinking water bacterial community over diurnal time-scales. Water Research, 90, pp. 216-224. (doi: 10.1016/j.watres.2015.12.010)

Bautista-de los Santos, Q. M. , Schroeder, J. , Sevillano-Rivera, M. C. , Sungthong, R. , Ijaz, U. Z. , Sloan, W. T. and Pinto, A. J. (2016) Emerging investigators series: Microbial communities in full-scale drinking water distribution systems – A meta-analysis. Environmental Science: Water Research and Technology, 2(4), pp. 631-644. (doi: 10.1039/C6EW00030D)

Lakshmanan, S. , Holmes, W.M. , Sloan, W.T. and Phoenix, V.R. (2015) Characterization of nanoparticle transport through quartz and dolomite gravels by magnetic resonance imaging. International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 12(10), pp. 3373-3384. (doi: 10.1007/s13762-015-0767-4)

Couto, J. M. , Ijaz, U. Z. , Phoenix, V. R. , Schirmer, M. and Sloan, W. T. (2015) Metagenomic sequencing unravels gene fragments with phylogenetic signatures of O2-tolerant NiFe membrane-bound hydrogenases in lacustrine sediment. Current Microbiology, 71(2), pp. 296-302. (doi: 10.1007/s00284-015-0846-2) (PMID:26044993) (PMCID:PMC4486115)

Lakshmanan, S. , Holmes, W. M. , Sloan, W. T. and Phoenix, V. R. (2015) Nanoparticle transport in saturated porous medium using magnetic resonance imaging. Chemical Engineering Journal, 266, pp. 156-162. (doi: 10.1016/j.cej.2014.12.076)

Schirmer, M. , Ijaz, U. Z. , D'Amore, R. , Hall, N. , Sloan, W. T. and Quince, C. (2015) Insight into biases and sequencing errors for amplicon sequencing with the Illumina MiSeq platform. Nucleic Acids Research, 43(6), e37. (doi: 10.1093/nar/gku1341) (PMID:25586220) (PMCID:PMC4381044)

Schroeder, J. L. , Lunn, M. , Pinto, A. J. , Raskin, L. and Sloan, W. T. (2015) Probabilistic models to describe the dynamics of migrating microbial communities. PLoS ONE, 10(3), e0117221. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0117221) (PMID:25803866) (PMCID:PMC4372544)

Pinto, A. , Schroeder, J. , Lunn, M. , Sloan, W. and Raskin, L. (2014) Spatial-temporal survey and occupancy-abundance modeling to predict bacterial community dynamics in the drinking water microbiome. mBio, 5(3), e01135-14. (doi: 10.1128/mBio.01135-14) (PMID:24865557) (PMCID:PMC4045074)

Meynet, P. , Moliterni, E. , Davenport, R.J. , Sloan, W. , Camacho, J.V. and Werner, D. (2014) Predicting the effects of biochar on volatile petroleum hydrocarbon biodegradation and emanation from soil: a bacterial community finger-print analysis inferred modelling approach. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 68, pp. 20-30. (doi: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2013.09.015)

Schirmer, M. , Sloan, W. T. and Quince, C. (2014) Benchmarking of viral haplotype reconstruction programmes: an overview of the capacities and limitations of currently available programmes. Briefings in Bioinformatics, 15(3), pp. 431-442. (doi: 10.1093/bib/bbs081)

Widder, S. , Besemer, K. , Singer, G. A. , Ceola, S. , Bertuzzo, E. , Quince, C. , Sloan, W. T. , Rinaldo, A. and Battin, T. J. (2014) Fluvial network organization imprints on microbial co-occurrence networks. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111(35), pp. 12799-12804. (doi: 10.1073/pnas.1411723111)

Besemer, K. , Singer, G. , Quince, C. , Bertuzzo, E. , Sloan, W. and Battin, T. J. (2013) Headwaters are critical reservoirs of microbial diversity for fluvial networks. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences, 280(1771), p. 20131760. (doi: 10.1098/rspb.2013.1760)

Vignaga, E. , Sloan, D.M. , Luo, X. , Haynes, H. , Phoenix, V.R. and Sloan, W.T. (2013) Erosion of biofilm-bound fluvial sediments. Nature Geoscience, 6(9), pp. 770-774. (doi: 10.1038/ngeo1891)

Woodcock, S. , Besemer, K. , Battin, T.J. , Curtis, T.P. and Sloan, W. (2013) Modelling the effects of dispersal mechanisms and hydrodynamic regimes upon the structure of microbial communities within fluvial biofilms. Environmental Microbiology, 15(4), pp. 1216-1225. (doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.12055)

Pholchan, M.K. , Baptista, J.D.C. , Davenport, R.J. , Sloan, W. and Curtis, T.P. (2013) Microbial community assembly, theory and rare functions. Frontiers in Microbiology, 4(Art 68), (doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2013.00068)

Vignaga, E. , Haynes, H. and Sloan, W.T. (2012) Quantifying the tensile strength of microbial mats grown over noncohesive sediments. Biotechnology and Bioengineering, 109(5), pp. 1155-1164. (doi: 10.1002/bit.24401)

Ramanan, B. , Holmes, W.M. , Sloan, W.T. and Phoenix, V.R. (2012) Investigation of nanoparticle transport inside coarse-grained geological media using magnetic resonance imaging. Environmental Science and Technology, 46(1), pp. 360-366. (doi: 10.1021/es2012726)

Sloan, W. and Haynes, H. (2010) Obituary for Professor Alan Ervine. Journal of Hydro-environment Research, 4(3), pp. 181-182. (doi: 10.1016/j.jher.2010.09.001)

Ofiteru, I.D. , Lunn, M. , Curtis, T.P. , Wells, G.F. , Criddle, C.S. , Francis, C.A. and Sloan, W.T. (2010) Combined niche and neutral effects in a microbial wastewater treatment community. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 107(35), pp. 15345-15350. (doi: 10.1073/pnas.1000604107)

Ramanan, B. , Holmes, W.M. , Sloan, W.T. and Phoenix, V.R. (2010) Application of Paramagnetically Tagged Molecules for Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Biofilm Mass Transport Processes. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 76(12), pp. 4027-4036. (doi: 10.1128/AEM.03016-09)

Oh, S.T. , Kim, J. , Premier, G.C. , Lee, T.H. , Kim, C. and Sloan, W.T. (2010) Sustainable wastewater treatment: How might microbial fuel cells contribute. Biotechnology Advances, 28(6), pp. 871-881. (doi: 10.1016/j.biotechadv.2010.07.008)

Quince, C. , Lanzen, A. , Curtis, T.P. , Davenport, R.J. , Hall, N. , Head, I.M. , Read, F. and Sloan, W.T. (2009) Accurate determination of microbial diversity from 454 pyrosequencing data. Nature Methods, 6(9), 639-U27. (doi: 10.1038/NMETH.1361)

Quince, C. , Curtis, T.P. and Sloan, W.T. (2008) The rational exploration of microbial diversity. ISME Journal, 2(10), pp. 997-1006. (doi: 10.1038/ismej.2008.69)

Augustine, N. , Beevers, L. and Sloan, W.T. (2008) Predicting river flows for future climates using an autoregressive multinomial logit model. Water Resources Research, 44(7),

Woodcock, S. , Van Der Gast, C.J. , Bell, T. , Lunn, M. , Curtis, T.P. , Head, I.M. and Sloan, W. (2007) Neutral assembly of bacterial communities. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 62(2), pp. 171-180. (doi: 10.1111/j.1574-6941.2007.00379.x)

Battin, T. J. , Sloan, W.T. , Kjelleberg, S. , Daims, H. , Head, I. M. and Curtis, T. P. (2007) Microbial landscapes: new paths to biofilm research. Nature Reviews Microbiology, 5(1), pp. 76-81. (doi: 10.1038/nrmicro1556)

Sloan, W.T. , Woodcock, S. , Lunn, M. , Head, I.M. and Curtis, T.P. (2007) Modeling Taxa-Abundance Distributions in Microbial Communities using Environmental Sequence Data. Microbial Ecology, 53(3), pp. 443-455. (doi: 10.1007/s00248-006-9141-x)

Curtis, T.P. , Head, I.M. , Lunn, M. , Woodcock, S. , Schloss, P.D. and Sloan, W. (2006) What is the extent of prokaryotic diversity? Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 361(1475), pp. 2023-2037. (doi: 10.1098/rstb.2006.1921)

Woodcock, S. , Curtis, T. P. , Head, I. M. , Lunn, M. and Sloan, W. T. (2006) Taxa-area relationships for microbes: the unsampled and the unseen. Ecology Letters, 9(7), pp. 805-812. (doi: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2006.00929.x)

Sloan, W. , Lunn, M. , Woodcock, S. , Head, I.M. , Nee, S. and Curtis, T.P. (2006) Quantifying the roles of immigration and chance in shaping prokaryote community structure. Environmental Microbiology, 8(4), pp. 732-740. (doi: 10.1111/j.1462-2920.2005.00956.x)

Curtis, T.P. and Sloan, W. (2006) Towards the design of diversity: stochastic models for community assembly in wastewater treatment plants. Water Science and Technology, 54(1), pp. 227-236. (doi: 10.2166/wst.2006.391)

Curtis, T. P. and Sloan, W. T. (2005) Exploring microbial diversity: A vast below. Science, 309(5739), pp. 1331-1333. (doi: 10.1126/science.1118176)

Sloan, W. , Kilsby, C.G. and Lunn, R. (2004) Incorporating topographic variability into a simple regional snowmelt model. Hydrological Processes, 18(17), pp. 3371-3390. (doi: 10.1002/hyp.1501)

Lunn, M. , Sloan, W. and Curtis, T. (2004) Estimating bacterial diversity from clone libraries with flat rank abundance distributions. Environmental Microbiology, 6(10), pp. 1081-1086. (doi: 10.1111/j.1462-2920.2004.00641.x)

Curtis, T. and Sloan, W. (2004) Prokaryotic diversity and its limits: microbial community structure in nature and implications for microbial ecology. Current Opinion in Microbiology, 7(3), pp. 221-226. (doi: 10.1016/j.mib.2004.04.010)

Curtis, T.P. , Sloan, W. and Scannell, J.W. (2002) Estimating prokaryotic diversity and its limits. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 99(16), pp. 10494-10499. (doi: 10.1073/pnas.142680199)

Sloan, W. (2000) A physics-based function for modeling transient groundwater discharge at the watershed scale. Water Resources Research, 36(1), pp. 225-241. (doi: 10.1029/1999WR900221)

Sloan, W. and Ewen, J. (1999) Modelling long-term contaminant migration in a catchment at fine spatial and temporal scales using the UP system. Hydrological Processes, 13(6), pp. 823-846. (doi: 10.1002/(SICI)1099-1085(19990430)13:6<823::AID-HYP759>3.0.CO;2-B)

Ewen, J. , Sloan, W.T. , Kilsby, C.G. and O'Connell, P.E. (1999) UP Modelling System for large scale hydrology: deriving large-scale physically-based parameters for the Arkansas-Red River basin. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 3(1), pp. 125-136. (doi: 10.5194/hess-3-125-1999)

Kilsby, C. , Ewen, J. , Sloan, W. , Burton, A. , Fallows, C. and O'Connell, P. (1999) The UP modelling system for large scale hydrology: simulation of the Arkansas-Red River basin. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 3(1), pp. 137-149. (doi: 10.5194/hess-3-137-1999)

Collins, R. , Jenkins, A. and Sloan, W. (1998) A GIS framework for modelling nitrogen leaching from agricultural areas in the Middle Hills, Nepal. International Journal of Geographical Information Science, 12(5), pp. 479-490. (doi: 10.1080/136588198241761)

Jenkins, A. , Sloan, W. and Cosby, B. (1995) Stream chemistry in the middle hills and high mountains of the Himalayas, Nepal. Journal of Hydrology, 166(1-2), pp. 61-79. (doi: 10.1016/0022-1694(94)02600-G)

Sloan, W. , Jenkins, A. and Eatherall, A. (1994) A simple-model of stream nitrate concentrations in forested and deforested catchments in mid-Wales. Journal of Hydrology, 158(1-2), pp. 61-78. (doi: 10.1016/0022-1694(94)90046-9)

Book Sections

Curtis, T.P. , Wallbridge, N.C. and Sloan, W. (2008) Theory, community assembly, diversity and evolution in the microbial world. In: Butlin, R. and Bridle, J. (eds.) Speciation and Patterns of Diversity. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9780521709637

Sloan, W.T. , Quince, C. and Curtis, T.P. (2008) The uncountables. In: Zengler, K. (ed.) Accessing Uncultivated Microorganisms: From the Environment to Organisms and Genomes and Back. ASM Press: Washington DC, USA. ISBN 9781555814069

Reungoat, A.F.R. and Sloan, W. (2002) Classification of components of river basins for hydrological model parameter estimation. In: Continuous River Flow Simulation: Methods, Applications and Uncertainties ; BHS national meeting CEH Wallingford 5th July 2001. British Hydrological Society, pp. 39-45. ISBN 1903741025

Sloan, W. (1999) A European perspective on distributed hydrological modelling and GIS. In: DeBarry, P.A. and Quimpo, R.G. (eds.) GIS Modules and Distributed Models of the Watershed. American Society of Civil Engineers. ISBN 9780784404430

Conference or Workshop Item

Song, Y. , Glidle, A. , Quince, C. , Collins, G. , Sloan, W. and Yin, H. (2019) Single-Cell Microfluidic Platform to Study Anaerobic Bacteria. 23rd International Conference on Miniaturized Systems for Chemistry and Life Sciences (µTAS 2019), Basel, Switzerland, 27-31 Oct 2019.

Tsagkari, E. , Connelly, S. , Liu, Z. , McBride, A. and Sloan, W. T. (2019) A Novel Rapid Prototyping Tool for Suspended Biofilm Growth Media. 6th European Congress on Biofilms (Eurobiofilms 2019), Glasgow, UK, 03-06 Sep 2019.

Keating, C. , Song, Y. , Ogundero, A. , Mathur, N. , Gonzalez-Cabaleiro, R. , Quince, C. , Collins, G. , Yin, H. and Sloan, W. (2019) Development of a Novel Anaerobic Incubation and Monitoring Platform Embedded with Microfluidics for Real-Time Growth Analysis of Anaerobic Cells. The Gordon Research Seminar on Archaea: Ecology, Metabolism and Molecular Biology, Les Diablerets, Switzerland, 20-21 July 2019.

Tsagkari, E. , Connelly, S. , Liu, Z. , McBride, A. and Sloan, W.T. (2019) How the Design of Filter Media Affects Hydrodynamics and Biofilms in Drinking Water. 8th Congress of European Microbiologists, Glasgow, UK, 9-11 Jul 2019.

Keating, C. , Song, Y. , Ogundero, A. , Mathur, N. , Gonzalez-Cabaleiro, R. , Quince, C. , Collins, G. , Yin, H. and Sloan, W. (2019) Single-Cell Real Time Analysis of the Anaerobic Bacteria Desulfovibrio Vulgaris Demonstrates Population Heterogeneity That Decreases with Increasing pH Stress [Poster]. 8th Congress of European Microbiologists, Glasgow, UK, 9-11 Jul 2019.

Keating, C. , Song, Y. , Ogundero, A. , Mathur, N. , Gonzalez-Cabaleiro, R. , Quince, C. , Collins, G. , Yin, H. and Sloan, W. (2019) Single-Cell Real Time Analysis of the Anaerobic Bacteria Desulfovibrio Vulgaris Demonstrates Population Heterogeneity That Decreases with Increasing pH Stress [Poster]. 16th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion (AD16), Delft, The Netherlands, 23-27 Jun 2019.

Tsagkari, E. , Keating, C. , Couto, J. and Sloan, W.T. (2017) Impact of a Methylobacterium Species in Drinking Water Biofilms. Eurobiofilms 2017. 5th European Congress on Microbial Biofilms, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 19-22 September 2017.

Tsagkari, E. and Sloan, W.T. (2017) Effect of Methylobacterium on Chloroform Concentration in Drinking Water. 17th International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation Symposium, (IBBS 17), Manchester Metropolitan University, 6-8 Sept 2017.

Barrett, M. , Sloan, W. , Stark, W. and Watson, I. (2016) New Developments in Synthetic Biology at the University of Glasgow. Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre Annual Conference, Glasgow, UK, 28-29 Jan 2016.

Keating, C. , Song, Y. , Quince, C. , Collins, G. , Yin, H. and Sloan, W. (2016) Understanding Syntrophy in Anaerobic Digestion. Brazil Newton Fund Researcher Links Workshop – Water, Sanitation, Energy Nexus, Goania, Brazil, 13-16 Sep 2016.

Tsagkari, E. , Couto, J. and Sloan, W.T. (2016) Methylobacteria: Keystone Species in Biofilm Formation? Scottish Water Conference 2016, Glasgow, UK, March 2016.

Tsagkari, E. , Couto, J. and Sloan, W.T. (2016) Methylobacteria: Keystone Species in Biofilm Succession? Biofilms 7 International Scientific Meeting, Porto, Portugal, 26-28 June 2016.

Tsagkari, E. , Keating, C. and Sloan, W.T. (2016) Turbulence Promotes Core-and-mantle Structure in Drinking Water Bacterial Aggregates. MEWE 2016, Copenhagen, Denmark, 4-7 Sept 2016.

Tsagkari, E. and Sloan, W.T. (2015) The Role of Flow Regimes in Biofilms in Drinking Water. IWA Specialized Conference: Biofilms in Drinking Water Systems: from Treatment to Tap, Arosa, Switzerland, 23-26 Aug 2015.

Tsagkari, E. and Sloan, W.T. (2015) Interactions between Hydrodynamics and Biofilm Formation in a Bench-Scale Drinking Water System. 16th Young Water Professionals Conference, Glasgow, UK, April 2015.

Conference Proceedings

Tsagkari, E. and Sloan, W.T. (2018) Biofilm Growth in Drinking Water Systems under Stagnant Conditions. In: E-Proceedings. Protection and Restoration of the Environment XIV, Thessaloniki, Greece, 3-6 July 2018, pp. 707-717. ISBN 9789609992244

Vignaga, E. , Haynes, H. , Sloan, W. , Fernandes, A. , Jarvis, M. , Beattie, T.K. and Pheonix, V.R. (2010) Lab-cultured Biofilm Stabilization of Non-cohesive Sediments: Quantifying the Elastic Constant, k. In: International Workshop on Environmental Hydrauics, Valencia, Spain, 29-30 October 2010,

Phoenix, V. , Ramanan, B. and Sloan, W. (2009) Imaging biogeochemical processes with MRI: application of paramagetic tracers. In: 19th Annual VM Goldschmidt Conference, Davos, Switzerland, 21 June 2009,

Curtis, T., Sloan, W. and Scannell, J. (2001) Determining the diversity of the hyperdiverse: The theoretical limits of prokaryotic diversity at large and small scales. In: 9th International Symposium of Microbiology Ecology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands,

Reungoat, A. and Sloan, W. (2001) Classification of river networks. In: 'River Basin Management', Cardiff, UK, 11-13 September, pp. 23-29. ISBN 1-85312-876-7

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Grants

Current Grants:

  • EP/P029329/1. Optimising decentralised low-cost wastewater infrastructure by managing the microbes. PI. £1.2M 2017-2020.
  • BBSRC A microbial basis for Atlantic Salmon energetics. Co-I £587K 2017-2020.
  • Predatory bacterial cleaning of filtration membranes. PI. £55K. 2018 – 2022.
  • Anonymous Donor. Spread of antimicrobial resistance from off-grid sanitation. PI £241K. 2018-2022.
  • EP/K038885/1. Sustainable water technologies for rural communities. PI £50K. 2014-2020.
  • Scottish Water. Optimising a novel biofiltration system for rural communities. Co-I £250K 2018-2022.
  • Simulating in vitro Atlantic salmon intestinal microbiome system. Co-I £360K. 2017-2020
  • Scottish Government. Decentralised wastewater treatment - global innovation for sustainable rural communities. PI. £15K. 2020-2021.

 

Previous Grants

  • EP/K038885/1. Frontier Engineering. Synthetic biology applications to water supply and remediation. PI. £5.2M 2013-2019
  • Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). EP/H009604/1 Predicting the acclimitisation of a microbial community in a wastewater treatment plant. PI. 2010-2013. £868K- GU portion £182K.
  • EPSRC SUPERGEN. EP/H019480/1 Biological Fuel Cell Consortium (Phase 2). PI. 2010 – 2014. £2.9M- GU portion £244K.
  • EP/G028443/1 Magnetic resonance imaging of biofilm mass transport processes with gadolinium tracers. Co-I. 2009-2012. £900K.
  • EPSRC Platform Grant. EP/F007868/1 General and Unifying Concepts in Wastewater Treatment Design. PI 2008-2013. £900K –GU portion £182K.
  • EPSRC Advanced Research Fellowship. EP/D073693/1 PI. 2007-2012. £518K.
  • EPSRC Cross Disciplinary Feasibility Account. EP/H024603/1 Bug-free prostheses: Reducing infection risk and improving reliability. Co-I. 2009-2012. £249K.
  • EU COST ES 1103. Action, Microbial ecology and the earth system: collaboration for insight and success with the new generation of sequencing tools. Co-I. 2012-2014. €480K
  • Scottish Water. Development of an early event prediction and correction framework for the microbial management in drinking water system. 2012-2016. £30K
  • Unilever Plc. GU 30301000. The human skin microbiome project. PI. 2013-2018. £536K.
  • EP/D047943/1. The SUPERGEN Biological Fuel Cells Consortium. PI. 2006–2010. £2.1M. UoG portion £195,825.
  • NERC NE/D522211/1. COMIX-Coupling biofilm diversity and ecosystem functioning: The role of communication and mixing in microbial landscapes. PI. 2006-2009. €121,110 UoG portion £150,249.
  • European Centre for Arctic Environmental Research (ARCFAC) funded expedition to explore the microbial diversity of Arctic. Co-I £30K
  • EPSRC GR/S67128/01. Enhancement of Biological Treatment of Contaminated Waters by Increasing Microbial Diversity (BIOENHAN). PI 2004-2007. £800K, UoG portion £44,895.
  • EP/F013337/1. Environmental Engineers of Tomorrow: Developing A Shared Tool Box Through Collaboration. 2007-2008. Co-I £144,078.
  • EP/H024603/1 2009-2011. Bug-free prostheses: Reducing infection risk and improving reliability. Co-I £201K.
  • European Science Foundation. Mathematical modeling of microbial communities. PI 2007. £25K.
  • NER/T/S/2002/00166. Scale dependent modelling of microbial communities. PI 2002-2003. £46K.

Supervision

Current PhD Students

 

  • Fabien Cholet. 2016 – continuing. EPSRC DTA
  • Steve Joyce. 2018 – continuing. Scottish Water
  • Ayo Ogundero. 2017 – continuing. IBIOIC and Scottish Water.
  • George Knox. 2015 – continuing. Alumni donation.
  • Mellissa Moore 2018 – continuing. EPSRC DTA.
  • Valentine Okonkwo 2018 – continuing. Anonymous donor.
  • Linghui Shi 2018 - continuing. Anonymous donor.
  • Claire Thom 2018 – continuing. Scottish Water
  • Vironika Bahat 2019 – continuing. Indonesian Government Scholarship.

Previous PhD Students

 

  • Anne Ruengoat. 2002-2005. James Watt Scholarship. Awarded PhD Oct 2005. Producer & Dance Choreographer, Santiago, Chile.
  • Lindsay Beevers. 2000-2004. EPSRC studentship. Awarded PhD Oct 2004. Currently a Professor in Civil Engineering at Heriot Watt University.
  • Stephen Woodcock. 2004-2007. EPSRC Scholarship. Awarded PhD Nov 2007. Currently a Associate Professor in Statistics at the Technical University of Sydney, Australia.
  • Baheerathan Ramanan. 2007-2011. Lord Kelvin-Adam Smith Studentship. Awarded PhD Sept 2011. Currently working as Environmental Engineer with BMT consultants, Australia.
  • Elisa Vignaga. 2009-2013. GRPE Scholarship. Awarded PhD June 2013. Now in Scottish Water Senior Engineer.
  • Melanie Schirmer. 2010-2014. Unilever Studentship. Supervision load 50%. Awarded PhD Sept 2014. Now postdoc at MIT
  • Douglas Bertram. 2007-2011. Awarded PhD Dec 2014. Currently a Senior Lecturer in Civil Engineering at Strathclyde University
  • Douglas Pender. 2009-2013. EPSRC studentship. Awarded PhD June 2013. Regional manager Senior Engineer JBM consultants.
  • Marnie Norris. 2010-2014. Lord Kelvin-Adam Smith Studentship. Awarded PhD May 2014. Environmental Engineering consultant, USA.
  • James Minto. 2008-2012. James Watt Scholarship. Awarded PhD Oct 2014. Lecturer & Chancellor’s Fellow, Strathclyde University.
  • 2010-2014. Siding Luo. EPSRC Studentship. Awarded PhD Nov 2014. Now Academic Partnership Manager - Global Business College of Australia.
  • Ian Bentley. 2009 -2013. Awarded PhD Nov 2015. Engineering Consultant.
  • Chioma Frances Naji. 2011-2014. EPSRC Studentship. Awarded PhD July 2015. Engineering Consultant.
  • Kazi Hassan. 2011-2014. NERC Studentship. Awarded PhD June 2016. Researcher University of Manchester.
  • Ben Nicholas. 2010-2014. Unilever-BBSRC Case Studentship. Awarded PhD July 205. Researcher @ Glasgow in Infection and Immunity.
  • Stephanie Connolly. 2011-2015. James Watt Scholarship. Awarded PhD Nov 2016. Lecturer in Infrastructure and Environment @ University of Glasgow.
  • Eriyli Tsagkari. 2013-2017. James Watt Scholarship. Awarded PhD Sept 2017. PDRA @ University of Glasgow.
  • Quyen Melina Bautista De Los Santos. 2012-2016. Scottish Water & James Watt. Awarded PhD Sept 2016. Researcher in University of Illinois.

   

Current Postdoctoral Research Assistants

 

  • Dr Ciara Keating, EPSRC PostDoc @ Glasgow 2015 – continuing.
  • Dr Neha Mahur, EPSRC PostDoc @ Glasgow 2017 – continuing.
  • Dr Richard Randle-Boggis, EPSRC PostDoc @ Glasgow 2017 – continuing.
  • Dr Erifiyli Tsagkari, EPSRC PostDoc @ Glasgow 2017 – continuing. 

Previous Postdoctoral Research Assistants

 

  • Dr Stephen Woodcock EPSRC PostDoc @ Glasgow 2007-2012 – Professor in Statistics at the Technical University of Sydney AU.
  • Dr Mary Lunn, EPSRC PostDoc @ Glasgow 2010-2014 - Lecturer in Statistics, University of Oxford.
  • Dr Seung Taek Oh, EPSRC PostDoc @ Glasgow 2007-2010 - Lecturer in Civil Engineering, University of Westminster.
  • Dr Keith Harris, Unilever PostDoc @ Glasgow 2010-2013. – Postdoc in Statistics at Sheffield.
  • Dr Joana Schroder, EPSRC PostDoc @ Glasgow 2011-2013 – Postdoc in Oceanorgaphy, University of Exeter.
  • Dr Jillian Couto, EPSRC PostDoc @ Glasgow 2010 – 2018. Entrepreneur (Responsible Innovation Consultancy)
  • Dr Seung Gu Shin, EPSRC PostDoc @ Glasgow 2011 – 2015. Lecturer. Department of Energy Engineering, Gyeongnam National University of Science and Technology (GNTECH), South Korea.
  • Dr Stephanie Connelly, EPSRC PostDoc @ Glasgow 2015 – 2016. Lecturer in Civil Engineering, University of Glasgow.
  • Dr Rungroch Sungthong, EPSRC PostDoc @ Glasgow 2015 – PDRA in MVLS.
  • Dr Ciara Keating, EPSRC PostDoc @ Glasgow 2015 – continuing.
  • Dr Matthieu Laronde Larretche, EPSRC , EPSRC  PostDoc @ Glasgow 2015 – PDRA University of Washington.
  • Dr Lucille Challard, EPSRC PostDoc @ Glasgow 2017 – 2018. Associate Professor, University Montpellier.
  • Dr Marta Vignola, EPSRC PostDoc @ Glasgow 2017 –2018.  RAEng Fellow @ Glasgow.

Teaching

  • Environmental Engineering I
  • Fluid Mechanics II

Research datasets

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2015

Schirmer, M., Ijaz, U. Z. , D'Amore, R., Hall, N., Sloan, W. and Quince, C. (2015) Insight into biases and sequencing errors for amplicon sequencing with the Illumina MiSeq platform. [Data Collection]

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