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Mr. Benoit Houeix BSc., MSc.
|Benoit received his Master in Populations Biology in 1999 from Rennes I University in Brittany, France. He then worked as a research assistant for 9 years in the Gene Regulation Group of the National Diagnostics Centre in Galway. In 2010, he qualified for the Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) Fellowship and joined as a PhD candidate in the Alimentary Glycoscience Research Cluster in the Glycoscience and Glycotechnology Research Group, NUI Galway lead by Prof. Lokesh Joshi.|
Peer Reviewed Journals
|O'Boyle, N.,Houeix, B.,Kilcoyne, M.,Joshi, L.,Boyd, A. (2013) 'The MSHA pilus of Vibrio parahaemolyticus has lectin functionality and enables TTSS-mediated pathogenicity'. Int J Med Microbiol, 303 (88):563-73. [Details]|
|Davey, G. C.,Calduch-Giner, J. A.,Houeix, B.,Talbot, A.,Sitja-Bobadilla, A.,Prunet, P.,Perez-Sanchez, J.,Cairns, M. T. (2011) 'Molecular profiling of the gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata L.) response to chronic exposure to the myxosporean parasite Enteromyxum leei'. Mol Immunol, 48 (15-1615-16):2102-12. [Details]|
|Guiry, A.,Flynn, D.,Hubert, S.,O'Keeffe, A. M.,LeProvost, O.,White, S. L.,Forde, P. F.,Davoren, P.,Houeix, B.,Smith, T. J.,Cotter, D.,Wilkins, N. P.,Cairns, M. T. (2010) 'Testes and brain gene expression in precocious male and adult maturing Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)'. BMC Genomics, 11 (211211):1471-2164. [Details]|
|Calduch-Giner, J. A.,Davey, G.,Saera-Vila, A.,Houeix, B.,Talbot, A.,Prunet, P.,Cairns, M. T.,Perez-Sanchez, J. (2010) 'Use of microarray technology to assess the time course of liver stress response after confinement exposure in gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata L.)'. BMC Genomics, 11 (193193):1471-2164. [Details]|
|OâKeeffe, A. M.,Hubert, S.,Voisin, M.,Houeix, B.,Cotter, D.,Cairns, M. T. (2008) 'Somatolactin mRNA expression during the parrâ“smolt transformation in hatchery-reared Atlantic salmon Salmo salar smolts'. Journal of Fish Biology, 73 (22):436-443. [Details]|
|Cairns, M. T.,Johnson, M. C.,Talbot, A. T.,Pemmasani, J. K.,McNeill, R. E.,Houeix, B.,Sangrador-Vegas, A.,Pottinger, T. G. (2008) 'A cDNA microarray assessment of gene expression in the liver of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) in response to a handling and confinement stressor'. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part D: Genomics and Proteomics, 3 (11):51-66. [Details]|
|Plastow, G. S.,Carrion, D.,Gil, M.,Garcia-Regueiro, J. A.,I. Furnols MF,Gispert, M.,Oliver, M. A.,Velarde, A.,Guardia, M. D.,Hortos, M.,Rius, M. A.,Sarraga, C.,Diaz, I.,Valero, A.,Sosnicki, A.,Klont, R.,Dornan, S.,Wilkinson, J. M.,Evans, G.,Sargent, C.,Davey, G.,Connolly, D.,Houeix, B.,Maltin, C. M.,Hayes, H. E.,Anandavijayan, V.,Foury, A.,Geverink, N.,Cairns, M.,Tilley, R. E.,Mormede, P.,Blott, S. C. (2005) 'Quality pork genes and meat production'. Meat Sci, 70 (33):409-21. [Details]|
|Benoit Houeix , Marie Le Berre, Michelle Kilcoyne, Marian Kane and Lokesh Joshi (2013) Using lectin and glycan microarrays to investigate the cross-talk between host and commensal bacteria Microscopy society of Ireland, 37th Symposium National University of Ireland, Galway, [Details]|
|Houeix, B. Le Berre, M. Kilcoyne, M. Kane, M. Joshi, L (2012) Lectin profiling of bacterial exopolysaccharides using microarray technology Increasing the Impact of Glycoscience through New Tools and Technologies, International Glycomics Symposium, San Sebastian, Spain [Details]|
|Houeix B., Gerlach J.Q., Kilcoyne M., Kane M., Joshi L. (2011) Lectin profiling of commensal bacteria using lectin microarrays 2nd International symposium Microbes for health [Details]|