Prof S J Forsythe

Recently retired from: School of Science and Technology

Nottingham Trent University

Clifton Lane

Nottingham, NG11 8NS. UK

Email: sforsythe4j@gmail.com

Homepage: http://www.foodmicrobe.com/


Qualifications and Previous Posts:


Research Interests:


Professional memberships:


Hobby:


Notable other activities:

  1. Microbial Safety of Lipid-based Ready-to-Use Foods (RUF) for Management of Moderate and Severe Acute Malnutrition. FAO-WHO expert meeting 2014 (Published 2015).
  2. Microbial Safety of Lipid-based Ready-to-Use Foods (RUF) for Management of Moderate Acute Malnutrition and Severe Acute Malnutrition. FAO-WHO expert meeting 2012 (Published 2015).
  3. FAO-WHO 3rd Workshop on Cronobacter (Enterobacter) sakazakii and follow-on formula, Washington 15-17 July, 2008. Report.
  4. FAO-WHO 2nd Workshop on Enterobacter sakazakii and Salmonella in powdered infant formula, Rome 16-20 January 2006. Report.
  5. FAO-WHO 1st Workshop on Enterobacter sakazakii and other microorganisms in powdered infant formula, Geneva 2-5 February 2004. Report.
  6. EU Food Safety Authority (EFSA) Former member of Scientific Panel Working Group member for 'Food additives, flavourings, processing aids and materials in contact with food (AFC)', and 'Qualified Presumption of Safety (QPS)', as well as ad hoc member of 'BioHaz' Panel.
  7. Visiting Lecturer: University of Hong Kong. MSc Food Microbiology
  8. Series Editor: BMC Microbiology, Applied Microbiology section
  9. Associate Editor: World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, and formerly for Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture,and Anaerobe.
  10. Quality Assessor – Welsh Funding Council, 1997
  11. Initiator and Organiser of the 'East Midlands Food Technology Centre' (formerly `East Midlands Food Hygiene Club’).
  12. Organised 15 meetings with local industry concerning hygienic food production. Meetings sponsored by private sector, FSA and ERDF.


Refereed Publications:

Fei, P., Jiang, Y., Feng, J., Forsythe, S., Li, R., Zhou, Y. & Man, C. (2017) Antibiotic and desiccation resistance of Cronobacter sakazakii and C. malonaticus isolates from powdered infant formula and processing environments. Frontiers in Microbiology. DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.00316.

Brandao, M.L.L., Umeda, N.S., Jackson, E.E., Forsythe, S.J. & de Filippis, I. (2017) Isolation, molecular and phenotypic characterization, and antibiotic susceptibility of Cronobacter spp. from Brazilian retail foods. Food Microbiology 63:129-138.

Yarnell, K., LeBon, M., Turton, N., Savova, M., McGlennon, A., & Forsythe, S.J. (2017) Reducing exposure to pathogens in the horse; A preliminary study into the survival of bacteria on a range of equine bedding types. J. Appl. Microbiol. 122:23-29.

Ogrodzki, P., & Forsythe, S.J. (2016) Clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats (CRISPRs)-cas loci profiling of Cronobacter sakazakii pathovars. Future Microbiology. Open Access version.

Costa, M., Retamal, J., Rodriguez, A., Chavarria, P., Parra J., Contreras, A., & Forsythe, S.(2016) Microbiological safety of commercial and artisanal fresh cheeses sold in Chillan. Rev. Chil. Nutr. 43:172-179.

DAgostino, M., Robles, S., Hansen, F. et al. (2016) Validation of a Loop-Mediated Amplification/ISO 6579-based method for analysing soya meal for the presence of Salmonella enterica Food Analytical Methods pp.1-7. DOI: 10.1007/s12161-016-0602-7

Jackson, E.E., & Forsythe,S.J. (2016) Comparative study of Cronobacter identification according to phenotyping methods. BMC Microbiology 16:146 .

Szulta, S., Czerwicka, M., Forsythe, S.J., Ossowska, K., Dziadziuszko, H., Kaczynski, Z. (2016) Structural characterization of the O-polysaccharide isolated from Franconibacter helveticus LMG23732T. Carbohydrate Research 431:39-41.

Juma, N., Manning, G., & Forsythe, S.J. (2016) Desiccation survival of Acinetobacter spp. in infant formula. Food Control 68:162-166.

Oieskova, M., Kajsik, M., Szemes, T., Holy, O., Turna, J., Forsythe, S.J. & Drahovska, H. (2016) Contribution of the thermotolerance genomic island to increased thermal tolerance in Cronobacter strains. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 109:405-414.

Jackson, E.E., Ogrodzki, P., Pascoe, B., Sheppard, S.K., & Forsythe, S.J. (2016) Draft genome sequence of an Enterobacter species associated with illnesses and powdered infant formula. Genome Announcements 4:e01479-15.

Almajed, F.S. & Forsythe, S.J. (2016) Cronobacter sakazakii clinical isolates overcome host barriers and evade the immune response. Microbial Pathogenesis. 90:55-63.

Alkeskas, A., Ogrodzki, P., Saad, M., Masood, N., Rhouma, N., Moore, K., Farbos, A., Paszkiewicz, K., & Forsythe, S. (2015) The molecular characterisation of Escherichia coli K1 isolated from neonatal nasogastric feeding tubes. BMC Infectious Disease.15:449.

Ogrodzki, P., & Forsythe, S. (2015) Capsular profiling of the Cronobacter genus and the association of specific Cronobacter sakazakii and C. malonaticus capsule types with neonatal meningitis and necrotizing enterocolitis. BMC Genomics. 16:758.

Masood, N., Moore, K., Farbos, A., Paszkiewicz, K., Dickins, B., McNally, A., & Forsythe, S.J. (2015) Genomic dissection of the 1994 Cronobacter sakazakii outbreak in a French neonatal intensive care unit. BMC Genomics. 16:750.

Chaturvedi, N., Kajsik, M., Forsythe, S., & Pandey, P.N. (2015) Protein sequences insight into heavy metal tolerance in Cronobacter sakazakii BAA-894 encoded by plasmid pESA3. Archives in Microbiology 34:1979-1988.

Alsonosi, A., Hariri, S., Kajsik M., Orieskova M., Hanulik V., Roderova M., Petrzelova J., Kollarova H., Drahovska H., Forsythe S., & Holy O. (2015) The speciation and genotyping of Cronobacter isolates from hospitalised patients. Euro.J. Clin. Microbiol. 34:1979-1988. Open Access.

Blazkova, M., Javurkova, B., Vlach, J., Goselova, S., Ogrodzki, P., Forsythe, S., Karamonova, L., & Fukal, L. (2015) Diversity of O-antigen designations within the genus Cronobacter: from disorder to order. Appl. Env. Microbiol. 81:5574-5582.

Fei, P., Man, C., Lou, B., Forsythe, S., Chai, Y.,Li, R., Niu, J. & Jiang, Y. (2015) Genotyping and source tracking of the Cronobacter sakazakii and C. malonaticus isolated from powdered infant formula and an infant formula production factory in China. Appl. Env. Microbiol. 81:5430-5439.

Alzahrani, H., Winter, J., Boocock, D., Girolamo, L., & Forsythe, S. (2015) Characterisation of outer membrane vesicles from a neonatal meningitic strain of Cronobacter sakazakii. FEMS Microbiology Letters. 362(12):fnv085.

Jing-Hua,C., Xiao-Li, D., Rong-Jie, W., Zhai-Jian, Z., Wei, L., Forsythe, S., & Zhi-Gang, C. (2015) Multilocus sequence typing analysis of Cronobacter spp. isolated from China. Archives in Microbiology 197:665-72.

Jackson, E.E., Masood, N., Ibrahim, K., Urvoy, N., Hariri, S., & Forsythe, S.J. (2015) Siccibacter colletis sp. nov., a new Siccibacter species isolated from plant material. Intl J System Evol Microbiol. 65:1335-1341. Also see Supplementary files.

Jackson, E.E., Parra Flores, J., Fernandez-Escartin, E., & Forsythe, S.J. (2015) Re-evaluation of a suspected Cronobacter sakazakii outbreak in Mexico. J. Food Protection 78:1191-1196.

Marszewska, K., Czerwicka, M., Forsythe, S.J., Ossowska, K., Dziadziuszkoc, H., Kaczynskia, Z. (2015) Structural studies of O-polysaccharide isolated from Cronobacter sakazakii Sequence Type 12 from a case of neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis. Carbohydrate Research407:55-8.

Parra, J. F., Oliveras, L.V., Rodriguez, A.F, Riffo, F.S., Jackson, E.E., & Forsythe, S.J. (2015) Risk of Cronobacter sakazakii in powdered milk for infant nutrition. Revista Chilena de Nutricion. 42:83-89.

Zh Xu, Y., Metris, A., Stasinopoulis, D., Forsythe, S.J., & Sutherland, J.P. (2015) Effect of heat shock and recovery temperature on variability of single cell lag time of Cronobacter. Food Microbiology. Special Issue on Predictive Modeling in Food. 45(PtB):195-204.

Forsythe, S.J., Dickins, B., Jolley, K.A. (2014) Cronobacter, the emergent bacterial pathogen Enterobacter sakazakii comes of age; MLST and whole genome sequence analysis. BMC Genomics 15:1121.

Marszewska, K., Czerwicka, M., Forsythe, S.J., Saldak, E., Szulta, S., Dziadziuszko, H., Ossowska, K., & Kaczynski, Z. (2014) The structure of O-polysaccharide isolated from Cronobacter universalis NCTC 9529T. Carbohydrate Research. 398:77-79.

Jackson, E., Sonbol, H., Masood, N., & Forsythe, S.J. (2014) Genotypic and phenotypic characteristics of Cronobacter species, with particular attention to the newly reclassified species C. helveticus, C. pulveris, and C. zurichensis. Food Microbiology. 44:226-235.

Masood, N., Jackson, E., Moore, K., Farbos, A., Paszkiewicz, K., Dickins, B., McNally, A., & Forsythe, S.(2014) Draft genome sequence of "Candidatus Cronobacter colletis" NCTC 14934T, a new species in the genus Cronobacter. Gen. Announ. 2(3)e00585-14.

Holy O., Petrzelova J., Hanulik V., Chroma M., Matouskova I., Forsythe SJ. (2014) Epidemiology of Cronobacter spp. isolates from hospital patients from the University Hospital Olomouc (Czech Republic). Epidemiol Mikrobiol Immunol. 63:69-72.

Holy, O., & Forsythe, S.J. (2014) Cronobacter species as emerging causes of healthcare-associated infection. Journal of Hospital Infections 86: 169-177.

Phair, J., Benson, J., McCormac, C., Cundell, J., Gracheva, S., Wilkinson, D., Forsythe, S., & Davis, J. (2014) Butyl grafted polyethylene films doped with carbon black: A foundation for the development of smart bandages Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical 193:764-769.

Masood, N., Moore, K., Farbos, A., Hariri, S., Block, C., Paszkiewicz, K., Dickins, B., McNally, A., & Forsythe, S. (2013c) Draft genome sequence of a meningitic isolate of Cronobacter sakazakii Clonal Complex 4, strain 8399. Gen. Announ. Oct 10;1(5)doi:pii: e00833-13. 10.1128/genomeA.00833-13.

Masood, N., Moore, K., Farbos, A., Hariri, S., Paszkiewicz, K., Dickins, B., McNally, A., & Forsythe, S. (2013b) Draft genome sequences of Cronobacter helveticus LMG23732T, Cronobacter pulveris LMG24059 and Cronobacter zurichensis LMG23730T; three newly identified species in the genus Cronobacter. Gen. Announ. Sep 26;1(5). doi:pii: e00783-13. 10.1128/genomeA.00783-13.

Masood, N., Moore, K., Farbos, A., Hariri, S., Paszkiewicz, K., Dickins, B., McNally, A., & Forsythe, S. (2013a) Draft genome sequence of the earliest Cronobacter sakazakii sequence type 4 strain NCIMB 8272. Gen. Announ. Sep 26;1(5). doi:pii: e00782-13. 10.1128/genomeA.00782-13.

Levican, A., Alkeskas, A., Gunter, C., Forsythe, S.J., & Jose Figueras, M. (2013) The adherence and invasion of human intestinal cells by Arcobacter species and their virulence genotype Applied Environ. Microbiol. 79:4951-4957.

Joseph, S., Hariri, S., Masood, N., & Forsythe, S. (2013) Sialic acid utilization by Cronobacter sakazakii. Microbial Informatics and Experimentation. 3:3.

Santos, R.F.S., da Silva, N., Junqueira, V.C.A, Kajsik, M., Forsythe, S., Pereira J.L. (2013)Screening for Cronobacter species in powdered and reconstituted infant formulas and from equipment used in formula preparation in maternity hospitals. Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism. 63:62-68.

Czerwicka, M., Marszewska, K., Forsythe, S.J., Bychowska, A., Mazgajczyk, A., Dziadziuszko, H., Ossowska, K., Stepnowski, P., & Kaczynski, Z. (2013) Chemical structure of the O-polysaccharides isolated from Cronobacter turicensis sequence type 5 strains 57, 564 and 566. Carbohydrate Research. 24:373:89-92.

Joseph, S., Hariri, S., & Forsythe, S.J. (2013) Lack of continuity between Cronobacter biotypes and species as determined using multilocus sequence typing. Molecular and Cellular Probes. 27:137-139.

Sonbol, H., Joseph, S., McAuley, C., Craven, H., & Forsythe, S.J. (2013) Multilocus sequence typing of Cronobacter spp. from powdered infant formula and milk powder production factories. International Dairy Journal. 30:107.

Abdullah Sani, N., Hartantyo, S.H.P., & Forsythe, S.J. (2013) Microbiological assessment and evaluation of rehydration instructions on powdered infant formulas, follow-up formulas and infant foods in Malaysia. Journal Dairy Science. 96:1-8.

Hariri, S., Joseph, S., & Forsythe, S.J. (2013) Cronobacter sakazakii ST4 strains and neonatal meningitis infections, US. Emerging Infectious Disease. 19:175-177.

Cetinkaya, E.,Joseph, S., Ayhan, K., & Forsythe, S.J. (2013). Comparison of methods for the microbiological identification and profiling of Cronobacter species from ingredients used in the preparation of infant formula. Molecular and Cellular Probes 27:60-64.

Joseph, S., & Forsythe, S.J. (2012) Insights into the emergent bacterial pathogen Cronobacter spp., generated by multilocus sequence typing and analysis.Frontiers in Food Microbiology. 3:397.

Joseph, S., Desai, P.,Li, Y. et al. (2012) Comparative analysis of genome sequences covering the seven Cronobacter species. PLoS ONE 7(11): e49455.

Joseph, S.,Sonbol, H., Hariri, S., Desai, P., McClelland, M., & Forsythe, S.J. (2012) The diversity of the genus Cronobacter as revealed by multi locus sequence typing. J Clin Microbiol. 50:3031-3039.

Joseph, S.,Cetinkaya, E., Drahovska, H., Levican, A., Figueras, M.J., & Forsythe, S.J. (2012) Cronobacter condimentii sp. nov., isolated from spiced meat and Cronobacter universalis sp. nov., a novel species designation for Cronobacter sp. genomospecies 1, recovered from a leg infection, water, and food ingredients. Intl J Syst Evol Microbiol. 62:1277-83.

Hamby, S., Joseph, S., Forsythe, S.J. & Chuzhanova (2011) In silico identification of pathogenic strains of Cronobacter from biochemical data reveals association of inositol fermentation with pathogenicity. BMC Microbiology. 11:204.

Joseph, S. and Forsythe, S. (2011) Predominance of Cronobacter sakazakii sequence type 4 in neonatal infections. Emerging Infectious Disease17:1713-1717.

Kucerova, E., Joseph, S., and Forsythe, S. (2011) Cronobacter: diversity and ubiquity. Quality Assurance and Safety of Foods and Crops 3:104-122.

Ghassem, M., Babji, A.S.,Forsythe, S., and Norrakiah, A.S.(2011) Growth and survival of Cronobacter species as measured by media performance. International Food Research Journal 18:367-372.

Kucerova, E., Clifton, S.W, Xia, X-Q, et al. (2010) Genome Sequence of Cronobacter sakazakii BAA-894 and comparative genomic hybridization analysis with other Cronobacter species. PLoS ONE 5(3): e9556.

Osaili, T.M., Al-Nabulsi, A.A., Shaker, R.R., Al-Holy, M.M., Al-Haddaq, M.S., Olaimat, A.N., Ayyash, M.M., Al Ta'ani, M.K., and Forsythe, S.J. (2010) Efficacy of the thin agar layer method for the recovery of stressed Cronobacter spp. (Enterobacter sakazakii) Journal of Food Protection 73:1913-8.

Czerwicka, M., Forsythe S.J., Bychowska, A., Dziadziuszko, H., Kunikowska, D., Stepnowski, P., & Kaczynski, Z. (2010) Chemical structure of the O-polysaccharide isolated from Cronobacter sakazakii 767. Carbohydrate Research 345:908-13.

Sharp, D., Gladstone, P., Smith, R.B., Forsythe, S. & Davis, J. (2010) Approaching intelligent infection diagnostics: Carbon fibre sensor for electrochemical pyocyanin detection.Bioelectrochemistry 77:114-119.

Baldwin, A., Loughlin, M., Caubilla-Barron, J., Kucerova, E., Manning, G., Dowson, C. & Forsythe, S. (2009) Multilocus sequence typing of Cronobacter sakazakii and Cronobacter malonaticus reveals stable clonal structures with clinical significance which do not correlate with biotypes. BMC Microbiology 9:223.

Hurrell, E., Kucerova, E., Loughlin, M., Caubilla-Barron, J., Hilton, A., Armstrong, R., Smith, C., Grant, J., Shoo, S. and Forsythe, S. (2009) Neonatal enteral feeding tubes as loci for colonisation by members of the Enterobacteriaceae. BMC Infectious Diseases 9:146.

Hurrell, E., Kucerova, E., Loughlin, M., Caubilla-Barron, J. & Forsythe, S.J. (2009) Biofilm formation on enteral feeding tubes by Cronobacter sakazakii , Salmonella serovars and other Enterobacteriaceae. Intl. J. Food Microbiol. 136:227-231.

Osaili, T., & Forsythe, S. (2009) Desiccation resistance and persistence of Cronobacter species in infant formula. Intl J. Food Microbiol. 136:214-220

Chap, J., Jackson, P., Siqueira, R., Gaspar, N., Quintas, C., Park, J., Osaili, T., Shaker, R., Jaradat, Z., Hartantyo, S.H.P., Abdullah Sani, N., Estuningsih, S., & Forsythe, S.J. (2009) International survey of Cronobacter sakazakii and other Cronobacter spp. in follow up formulas and infant foods. Intl J Food Microbiol. 136:185-188.

Osaili, T.M., Shaker, R.R., Ayyash, M.M., Al-Nabulsi, A.A., & Forsythe, S.J. (2009) Survival and growth of Cronobacter species (Enterobacter) sakazakii in wheat-based infant follow on formulas Lett. Appl. Microbiol. 48:408-412.

Townsend, S.M., Hurrell, E., Caubilla-Barron, J., Loc-Carrillo, C. and Forsythe, S.J. (2008) Characterization of an extended-spectrum beta-lactamase Enterobacter hormaechei nosocomial outbreak, and other Enterobacter hormaechei misidentified as Cronobacter (Enterobacter sakazakii) Microbiology 154: 3659-3667 URL.

Shaker, R.R., Osaili, T.M., Al-Hasan, A.S.A., Ayyash, M.M, & Forsythe, S.J. (2008) Effect of desiccation, starvation, heat, and cold streses on the thermal resistance of Enterobacter sakazakii in rehydrated infant milk formula. J Food Sci 73:354-359 URL.

Townsend, S., Hurrell, E., & Forsythe, S.J. (2008) Virulence studies of Enterobacter sakazakii isolates associated with a neonatal intensive care unit outbreak. BMC Microbiol 8:64. URL.

Sharp, D., Forsythe, S., & Davis, J. (2008) Carbon fibre composites: integrated electrochemical sensors for wound management. The Journal of Biochemistry; Biotechnology:Biosensors and Bioelectrics.114: 87-93 URL.

Osaili, T.M., Shaker, R.R., Olaimat, A.N., Al-Nabulsi, A.A., Al-Holy, M.A., & Forsythe, S.J. (2008) Detergent and sanitizer stresses decrease the thermal resistance of Enterobacter sakazakii in infant milk formula. J. Food Science 73:154-157. URL.

Caubilla-Barron, J., E. Hurrell, S. Townsend, P. Cheetham, C. Loc-Carrillo, O. Fayet, M.-F. Prere, & S.J. Forsythe (2007) Genotypic and phenotypic analysis of Enterobacter sakazakii strains from an outbreak resulting in fatalities in a neonatal intensive care unit in France. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 45:3979-3985. URL

Townsend, S.M., E. Hurrell, I. Gonzalez-Gomez, J. Lowe, J. G. Frye, S. Forsythe & J. L. Badger (2007) Enterobacter sakazakii invades brain capillary endothelial cells, persists in human macrophages influencing cytokine secretion and induces severe brain pathology in the neonatal rat. Microbiology 153: 3538-3547. URL

Caubilla-Barron, J. & Forsythe, S. (2007) Dry stress and survival time of Enterobacter sakazakii and other Enterobacteriaceae Journal of Food Protection 70:2111-7 URL.

Iversen, C. & Forsythe, S. (2007) Comparison of media for the isolation of Enterobacter sakazakii. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 73:48-52. URL.

Townsend, S., Caubilla-Barron, J., Loc-Carrillo, C. & Forsythe, S. (2007) The presence of endotoxin in powdered infant formula milk and the influence of endotoxin and Enterobacter sakazakii on bacterial translocation in the infant rat.Food Microbiology 24: 67-74.

On, S.L.W., Dorrell, N., Petersen, L., Bang, D.D., Morris, S., Forsythe, S., & Wren, B. (2006) Numerical analysis of DNA microarray data of Campylobacter jejuni strains correlated with survival, cytolethal distending toxin and haemolysin analyses. International Journal of Medical Microbiology 296:353-363.

Iversen, C., Waddington, M., Farmer, J.J. III & Forsythe, S. (2006) The biochemical differentiation of Enterobacter sakazakii genotypes. BMC Microbiology 6:94 (Online).

Iversen, C, Lancashire, L, Waddington M, Forsythe S and Ball, G. (2006)Identification of Enterobacter sakazakii from closely related species: The use of Artificial Neural Networks in the analysis of biochemical and 16S rDNA data. BMC Microbiology 6: 28 (Online).

Forsythe, S. (2005) Enterobacter sakazakii and other bacteria in powdered infant milk formula. Maternal and Child Nutrition. 1:44-50. Voted Unicef Paper of the Month.

Iversen, C., Waddington, M., On, S.L.W. & Forsythe, S. (2004) Identification and phylogeny of Enterobacter sakazakii relative to Enterobacter and Citrobacter. Journal of Clinical Microbiology 42:5368-5370 URL

Iversen, C. & Forsythe, S.J. (2004) Isolation of Enterobacter sakazakii and other Enterobacteriaceae from powdered infant formula milk and related products. Food Microbiology 21:771-776.

Iversen, C., Druggan, P. & Forsythe, S.J. (2004) A selective differential medium for Enterobacter sakazakii. Int. J. Food Microbiology 96:133-139.

Iversen, C., Lane, M. & Forsythe, S.J. (2004) The growth profile, thermotolerance and biofilm formation of Enterobacter sakazakii grown in infant formula milk. Lett Appl Microbiol 38:378-382.

Iversen, C. & Forsythe, S.J. (2003) Risk profile of Enterobacter sakazakii, an emergent pathogen associated with infant milk formula. Trends in Food Science and Technology. 11:443-454.

Gottlieb, A., Smith, A., Wheatley, A. & Forsythe, S.J. (2003) The toxicity of textile reactive azo dyes after hydrolysis and decolourisation. Journal of Biotechnology. 101:49-56.

Walker, E., Pritchard, C. and Forsythe, S. (2003) Food handlers' hygiene knowledge in small food businesses. Food Control. 14:339-343.

Walker, E., Pritchard, C. and Forsythe, S. (2003) Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point and prerequisite programme implementation in small and medium size food businesses. Food Control. 14:169-174.

Hilton, C.L., Mackey, B.M., Hargreaves, A.J. and Forsythe, S.J. (2001) The recovery of Arcobacter butzleri NCTC 12481 from various temperature treatments. Journal of Applied Microbiology 91:929-932.

Mansfield, L.P. and Forsythe, S.J. (2001) The detection of Salmonella serovars from raw chicken and animal feeds using a combined immunomagnetic separation and ELISA method. Food Microbiology 18:361-366.

Mansfield, L.P. and Forsythe, S.J. (2001) The demonstration of the Rb1 LPS core structure in Salmonella strains using the monoclonal antibody M105. Journal of Medical Microbiology 50:339-344.

Martin, E.B., Mansfield, L.P., Smith, A. and Forsythe, S.J. (2001) Inhibition of light emission from the bioluminescent bacterium Vibrio fischerii after exposure to triclosan and related hygiene care products. Luminescence 16:29-32.

Mansfield, L.P. and Forsythe, S.J. (2000) The detection of Salmonella using a combined immunomagnetic separation and ELISA end-detection procedure. Letters in Applied Microbiology 31:279-283.

Mansfield, L.P. and Forsythe, S.J. (2000) Arcobacter butzleri and A. cryaerophilus – newly emerging human pathogens. Reviews in Medical Microbiology 11:161-170.

Corbitt, A.J., Bennion, N. and Forsythe, S.J. (2000) Adenylate kinase amplification of ATP bioluminescence for hygiene monitoring in the food and beverage indusry. Letters in Applied Microbiology 30:443-447.

Calvert, R.M., Hopkins, H.C., Reilly, M.J. and Forsythe, S.J. (2000) Caged-ATP – an internal calibration method for ATP bioluminescence assays. Letters in Applied Microbiology 30:223-227.

Mansfield, L.P. and Forsythe, S.J. (2000) Detection of salmonellae in food. Reviews in Medical Microbiology 11:37-46.

Mansfield, L.P., Billett, E., Olsen, E. and Forsythe, S.J. (1996) Variation in Salmonella lipopolysaccharide as detected by the monoclonal antibody M105. Letters in Applied Microbiology 23:104-06.

Silley, P. and Forsythe, S.J. (1996) Impedance microbiology-a rapid change for microbiologists. Journal of Applied Bacteriology 80:233-243.

Mansfield, L. and Forsythe, S.J. (1996) Collaborative ring-trial of Dynabeads Anti-Salmonella for immunomagnetic separation of stressed Salmonella cells from herbs and spices. International Journal of Food Microbiology 29:41-47.

Safarik, I., Safarika, M. and Forsythe, S. (1995) The application of magnetic separations in applied microbiology. Journal of Applied Bacteriology 78:575-585.

Metheringham, R., Griffiths, L., Crooke, H., Forsythe, S. and Cole, J. (1995) An essential role for DsbA in cytochrome c synthesis and formate-dependent nitrite reduction by E. coli K-12. Archives of Microbiology 164:301-307.

Dziadkowiec, D., Mansfield, L.P. and Forsythe, S.J. (1995) Comparison of Salmonella isolation with immunomagnetic separation and conventional enrichment techniques. Letters in Applied Microbiology 20:361-364.

Sweeney, E.A., Chipman, J.K. and Forsythe, S.J. (1994) Evidence for direct acting oxidative genetic toxicity by reduction products of azo dyes. Environmental Health Perspectives102:119-122.

Mansfield, L and Forsythe, S J (1993) Immunomagnetic separation as an alternative to enrichment broths for Salmonella detection. Letters in Applied Microbiology 16:122-125.

Parmar, N., Easter, M.C., and Forsythe, S.J.(1992) The detection of Salmonella Enteritidis and Salmonella Typhimurium using immunomagnetic separation and conductance microbiology. Letters in Applied Microbiology 15:175-178.

Forsythe, S.J. (1990) The rapid detection of direct-acting DNA mutagens by electrical impedance with a DNA repair-deficient strain of Escherichia coli. Letters in Applied Microbiology 11:30-32.

Brew, F. and Forsythe, S. (1990) The rapid nitrosation of 2,3-diaminonaphthalene by gastric isolates of Neisseria subflava. Letters in Applied Microbiology 10:39-42.

Forsythe, S.J.,Dolby, J.M., Webster, A.D.B. and Cole, J.A. (1988) Nitrate- and nitrite-reducing bacteria in the achlorhydric stomach. Journal of Medical Microbiology 25, 253-259.

Forsythe, S.J. and Cole, J.A. (1987) Nitrite accumulation during anaerobic nitrate reduction by binary suspensions of bacteria isolated from the achlorhydric stomach. Journal of General Microbiology 133:1845-1849.

Forsythe, S.J. and Parker, D.S. (1985) Ammonia-nitrogen turnover in the rabbit caecum and exchange with plasma urea-N. British Journal of Nutrition 54:285-292.

Forsythe, S.J. and Parker, D.S. (1985) Urea turnover and transfer to the digestive tract in the rabbit. British Journal of Nutrition 53:183-190.

Forsythe, S.J. and Parker, D.S. (1985) Nitrogen metabolism by the microbial flora of the rabbit caecum. Journal of Applied Bacteriology 58:363-369.

Books

S.J. Forsythe (2010) 'The Microbiology of Safe Food' 2nd Edition . Wiley-Blackwell. This book also has online updates.

J. Farber, & S.J. Forsythe (Eds) (2008) Enterobacter sakazakii. ASM Press. URL

S.J. Forsythe (2002) The Microbiological Risk Assessment of Food. Blackwell Publishing. Also available in Brazilian Portuguese, and simplified Chinese.

S.J. Forsythe (2000) 'The Microbiology of Safe Food' . Blackwell Sciences Published Summer 2000. This book also has online updates. Also available in Brazilian Portuguese, Spanish, and simplied Chinese.

S.J. Forsythe & P.R. Hayes (1998) Third Edition. Plenum-Kuvier (formerly Aspen) Publication. Also available in Spanish.

Book chapters

Forsythe S.J. (2016) Emerging Foodborne Enteric Bacterial Pathogens. In: Caballero, B., Finglas, P., and Toldra, F. (eds.) The Encyclopedia of Food and Health vol. 2, pp. 487-497. Oxford: Academic Press.

Juma, J.A. & Forsythe, S.J. (2015) Microbial biofilm development on neonatal enteral feeding tubes. In G. Donelli (Ed) Biofilm-based healthcare-associated infections Volume 1, Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology 830. Springer International Publishing.

Forsythe, SJ. (2015) New insights into the emergent bacterial pathogen Cronobacter . Chapter 13. Elsevier.

Forsythe, SJ. (2014) Powdered infant formula. Low Water Activity Food Commodities of Interest. Springer

Joseph, S. & Forsythe, SJ. (2014) DNA typing methods for members of the Cronobacter genus. Chapter 10. DNA Methods in Food Safety: Molecular Typing of Foodborne and Waterborne Bacterial Pathogens, First Edition. Edited by O. A. Oyarzabal and S. Kathariou. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

Forsythe, SJ., Abbott, S. & Pittout J. Chapter: Klebsiella, Enterobacter, Citrobacter, Cronobacter, Serratia, Plesiomonas and Other Enterobacteriaceae . ASM Press. 11th Edition. Manual of Clinical Microbiology

S. Forsythe (2014) Powdered Infant Formula. In: J.B. Gurtler et al. (eds.) . The Microbiological Safety of Low Water Activity Foods and Spices, Food Microbiology and Food Safety. © Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014.

Fanning, S. & Forsythe, S.J. (2008) Isolation and identification of Enterobacter sakazakii. Chapter 2 in J. Farber, & S.J. Forsythe (Eds) Enterobacter sakazakii. ASM Press.

Townsend, S. & Forsythe, S.J. (2008) The neonatal intestinal microbial flora, immunity, and infections. Chapter 3 in J. Farber, & S.J. Forsythe (Eds) Enterobacter sakazakii. ASM Press.

Forsythe, S.J. (2008) Other Gram-negative bacterial pathogens. In: Blackburn, C. and McClure, P., (Eds). Foodborne pathogens: hazards, risk analysis and control. Woodhead Publishing.

Forsythe, S.J. (2006) Arcobacter. In 'Emerging foodborne pathogens'. Ed. Motarjemi, Y. & Adams, M. Woodhead Publishing.

Forsythe, S.J. (2002) Advances in the microbial decolourisation of textile dyes in waste water. Society of Dyers and Colourists.

Corry, J., Mansfield, L.P. and Forsythe, S.J. (2002) Culture media for the detection of Campylobacter and related organisms'. In'Culture media for Food Microbiology'. Ed. JEL Corry, GDW Curtis & R. Baird, Elsevier Science.

Bardos, R.P., Forsythe, S.J. & Westlake, K. (1996) The co-treatment of municipal and industrial wastes. In `The Science of Composting' Part 2. Ed. Bertoldi, et al. Chapman & Hall.

Druggan, P., Forsythe, S.J., & Silley, P. (1993)`Indirect impedance for microbial screening in the food and beverage industry’. In `Applications of new techniques in food and beverage microbiology', editor R. Kroll and A. Gilmour, SAB Technical Series No. 31. Academic Press.

Forsythe, S.J. (1991) `Methods for biochemical studies’. Chapter 7, pp121-143. In `Anaerobic Microbiology. A Practical Approach’. Ed. P.N. Levett. IRL Press.

Unrefereed publications

Jackson, E., Sonbol, H., Masood, N., & Forsythe, S.J. 2014. Genotypic and phenotypic characteristics of Cronobacter species, with particular attention to the newly reclassified species C. helveticus, C. pulveris, and C. zurichensis. ASM Boston.

Forsythe, S., Dickins, B., Jolley, K. 2014. BIGSdb Cronobacter: the emergent pathogen Enterobacter sakazakii comes of age. ASM Boston.

Hana Sonbol, Catherine McAuley, Heather Craven & Stephen Forsythe. 2012. Multilocus sequence typing of Cronobacter from milk powder and production factories. ASM San Francisco.

Faisal Almajed, Sumyya Hariri & Stephen Forsythe. 2012. Characterization of a Cronobacter sakazakii ST4 strain from powdered infant formula product recall in Saudi Arabia. ASM San Francisco.

Susan Joseph & Stephen Forsythe. 2012.Multilocus sequence typing (PubMLST) reveals clustering of C. sakazakii based on their sources. ASM San Francisco.

Naqash Masood and Stephen Forsythe. 2012. Multilocus sequence typing of Cronobacter sakazakii; ST4 and variation in ompA and recN sequences. ASM, San Francicso.

Naqash Masood and Stephen Forsythe. 2012. Multilocus sequence typing of Cronobacter sakazakii; ST4 and variation in ompA and recN sequences. SGM, Dublin.

Hana Sonbol, Catherine McAuley, Heather Craven & Stephen Forsythe. 2012. Multilocus sequence typing of Cronobacter from milk powder production factories in Australia. SGM, Dublin.

N. Rhouma & S. Forsythe. 2012. Biofilm influence on the bacterium Cronobacter sakazakii survival in infants stomach acidity. SGM, Dublin.

Noha Juma & Stephen Forsythe. 2012. Biofilm formation of Acinetobacter on enteral feeding tubes and the associated risks to neonates in NICUs. SGM, Dublin.

Faisal S. Almajed, & Steve J. Forsythe. 2012. Characterization of a Cronobacter sakazakii ST4 strain from powdered infant formula product recall in Saudi Arabia. SGM, Dublin.

Halema Abudalla & Stephen Forsythe. 2012. Characterisation of Enterobacteriaceae from mastic milk and neonatal enteral feeding tubes. SGM, Dublin.

Arturo Levican, Stephen Forsythe & Maria Jose Figueras. 2012. Adherence and invasion of recently described Arcobacter spp. to CaCo-2 cells. SGM, Dublin.

Y. Ji, L. Degoricija, S. M. Shih, S. Joseph, C. A. Cummings, P. Brzoska, M. R. Furtado, M. McClelland, and S. Forsythe. 2011. Next generation sequencing and comparative analysis of eight Cronobacter genomes. ASM New Orleans.

S. Joseph, S. Forsythe. 2011. Recombinational events and evolutionary relationships of Cronobacter species as revealed using multilocus sequence typing (PubMLST). ASM New Orleans.

Susan Joseph, Nasreddin Rhouma, Aldukali Alkeskas, and Stephen Forsythe. 2011. ST4, A Genetic Fingerprint for meningitic strains of Cronobacter sakazakii as shown by multilocus sequence typing. IAFP.

Rhouma N R and S J Forsythe. 2011. Temperature effect on biofilm formation by Cronobacter sakazakii. ASM New Orleans.

Susan Joseph, Yongmei Ji, Lavorka Degoricja, Rita S. M. Shih, Zhaohui Zhou, Craig A. Cummings, Pius Brzoska, Manohar R. Furtado, Michael McClelland, and Stephen Forsythe. 2011. The diversity of the Cronobacter genus, as revealed by comparative genomic analysis. SfAM, Dublin.

S.J. Forsythe, M. Czerwicka, A. Bychowska, P. Stepnowski, & Z. Kaczyski. 2010. Chemical structure of the O-polysaccharide isolated from the fatal meningitic Cronobacter sakazakii strain 767. ASM San Diego.

S. Joseph, C. Dowson, & S.J. Forsythe.2010. Multilocus sequence typing (MLST) of Cronobacter species. ASM San Diego.

M. Loughlin, E. Kucerova, A. Reid, O., El Bakry, M. Robinson, T. Kershaw, Y-L Tsang, P. Nyakudya & S.J. Forsythe. 2010. Colonisation of neonatal enteral feeding tubes and persistence of strains in neonatal intensive care units. ASM San Diego.

E. Cetinkaya , E. Gunes Altuntas, A. Alkeskas, S. Joseph, S. J. Forsythe, and K. Ayhan. 2011. The identification of Cronobacter sakazakii isolated from various foods in Ankarra-Turkey. Izmir, Turkey.

E. Cetinkaya, E. Altuntas, H. Alsadeg, S. Joseph, M. Gillett, S.J. Forsythe, and K. Ayhan. 2010. The identification of Enterobacter sp. isolated from various foods in Ankara-Turkey.

Rhouma N R, Loughlin M, and S J Forsythe. 2010.Temperature and formula dependence of biofilm production by Cronobacter sakazakii isolated from a neonatal intensive care unit outbreak. Foodmicrobe, 2010.

Juncal Caubilla-Barron, Michael Loughlin, Stacey Townsend, Edward Hurrell, & Steve Forsythe. 2009. Comparative virulence of Cronobacter and Enterobacter species with Citrobacter koseri and Escherichia coli K1. ASM. Philadelphia.

J. Chap, P. Jackson, R. Siqueira, N. Gaspar, C. Quintas, J. Park, T. Osaili, R. Shaker, Z. Jaradat , S.H.P. Hartantyo, N. Abdullah Sani, S. Estuningsih, & S.J. Forsythe. 2009. International survey of Cronobacter sakazakii and other Cronobacter spp. in follow up formulas and other infant foods. ASM Philadelphia.

Juncal Caubilla-Barron, Eva Kucerova, Michael Loughlin, Emma Hartnett, Greg Paoli, & Steve Forsythe 2009. Bacteriocidal preparation of powdered infant formula. ASM Philadelipia.

Juncal Caubilla-Barron, Eva Kucerova, Michael Loughlin, and Steve Forsythe. 2009. Bacteriocidal preparation of powdered infant formula. Cronobacter conference, Dublin.

Jessica Chap Philip Jackson, Rosana Siqueira, Nelma Gaspar, Jon Park, Tareq Osmaili, Reyad Shaker, Ziad Jaradat, Norra Abdullah Sani, Sri Estuningsih, and Steve Forsythe. 2009. International survey for Cronobacter and related organisms in infant foods and formulas. Cronobacter conference, Dublin.

Stacy M. Townsend, Edward Hurrell, Juncal Caubilla-Barron, Eva Kucerova, and Stephen J. Forsythe. 2009. The misidentification of Enterobacter hormaechei as Cronobacter spp. (E. sakazakii) in strains from Aldova et al. (1983) and Muytjens et al.(1988), and a neonatal intensive care unit outbreak. Cronobacter conference, Dublin.

Edward Hurrell, Eva Kucerova, Michael Loughlin, and Steve Forsythe. 2009. Colonisation of enteral feeding tubes by Cronobacter spp. and other Enterobacteriaceae. Cronobacter conference, Dublin.

Juncal Caubilla-Barron, Mike Loughlin, Stacy Townsend, Edward Hurrell, and Steve Forsythe. 2009. Comparative virulence of Cronobacter and Enterobacter species with Citrobacter koseri AND Escherichia coli K1. Cronobacter conference, Dublin.

Maria Gillett, Ben Swift, Chris Sanders, Cath Rees, Christine Dodd, & Steve Forsythe. 2009. Microbiological analysis of powdered foods: Gram negative flora. SfAM, Brighton.

Druggan, P., & Forsythe, S. (2008) A new culture media method for differentiating Cronobacter (Enterobacter) sakazakii strains based on recognition of self, and non-self. Foodmicrobe2008, Aberdeen.

Caubilla-Barron, J. & Forsythe, S. (2007) Artificial neural network and analysis of MALDI-TOF data for the discrimination of Citrobacter koseri from other closely related Enterobacteriaceae. SGM Spring Conference, Edinburgh.

Hurrell, E.C. & Forsythe, S. (2007) Production of bacterial biofilms by Enterobacter sakazakii and other Enterobacteriaceae on neonatal feeding tubes. IAFP, Orlando, FL.

Townsend, S., Hurrell, E.C., Caubilla-Barron, J. & Forsythe, S. (2007) Characteristics and virulence of Enterobacter sakazakii from a neonatal intensive care unit outbreak. IAFP, Orlando, FL.

Rowe, C.L., Philips, C., & Forsythe, S. (2007) Determination of a growth advantage in stationary phase (GASP) in three strains of A. butzleri . 14th Intl Workshop on CHRO, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Townsend, S., Gonzalez-Gomez, I., Forsythe, S. & Badger, J. (2006) Comparative characterization of Enterobacter sakazakii cluster groups brain pathology in the infant rat and macrophage cytokine expression profiles. 106thASM General Meeting, Orlando, FL.

Hurrell, E., Townsend, S. & Forsythe, S.J. (2006) Comparative virulence of Enterobacter sakazakii with other Enterobacteriaceae. 106thASM General Meeting, Orlando, FL.

Caubilla-Barron, J. & Forsythe, S.J. (2006)Long-term persistence and recovery of Enterobacter sakazakii and other Enterobacteriaceae from powdered infant milk formula. 106thASM General Meeting, Orlando, FL.

Loc-Carrillo, C., Fayet, O., Caubilla-Barron, J., Prere, M-f & Forsythe, S.J. (2006) Fatal outbreak of Enterobacter sakazakii in a neonatal intensive care unit; retrospective 1994 study. 106thASM General Meeting, Orlando, FL.

Rose, C.L., Phillips, C.A. & Forsythe, S. (2005) The effect of different temperature regimes on three strains of Arcobacter butzleri. 13thCHRO Workshop, Gold Coast, Australia.

Iversen, C., Druggan, P., Stephens, P. & Forsythe, S.J. (2005) Isolation of Enterobacter sakazakii using combined selective and differential enrichment broth and agar. 92ndIAFP, Baltimore, MA.

Caubilla-Barron, J., Loc-Carrillo, C., Townsend, S., Druggan, P. & Forsythe, S.J. (2005) Endotoxin levels in powder infant milk formula and the translocation of Enterobacter sakazakii from the intestines. 105thASM General Meeting, Atlanta, GE.

Iversen, C., Townsend, S., Druggan, P. & Forsythe, S.J. (2005) Comparison of methods for the isolation of Enterobacter sakazakii. 105thASM General Meeting, Atlanta, GE.

Iversen, C., Lancashire, L., Ball, G. & S J Forsythe (2005) Identification of Enterobacter sakazakii from closely related species: the use of Artificial Neural Networks in the analysis of biochemical and 16S rDNA data. 105thASM General Meeting, Atlanta, GE.

Iversen, C., Hyun Park, J., Caubilla Barron, J., Hargreaves, A. and Forsythe, S.J.(2005) Isolation, characterisation and virulence of Enterobacter sakazakii from Korean infant foods. SGM Meeting, Edinburgh.

Iversen, C., Lazar Adler, N., and Forsythe, S.J.(2004) Virulence factors of Enterobacter sakazakii. 104th ASM General Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Druggan, P., Forsythe, S.J., Iversen, C. and Roberts, P. (2004) The Druggan-Forsythe-Iversen agar (DFI), a chromogenic medium for the detection fo Enterobacter sakazakii. 104th ASM General Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Iversen, C., Caubilla Barron, J. and Forsythe, S.J.(2004) Isolation of Enterobacter sakazakii, Enterobacteriaceae and other microbial contaminants from powdered infant formula milk and related products. 104th ASM General Meeting , New Orleans, LA.

Caubilla Barron, J., Iversen, C. and Forsythe, S.J. (2004) The desiccation survival of Enterobacter sakazakii and related Enterobacteriaceae. 104th ASM General Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Iversen, C., Dale, H., Druggan, P., Waddington, M., Crawford, J. and Forsythe, S.J.(2004) The identification of Enterobacter sakazakii using partial 16S sequencing and biochemical techniques. 104th ASM General Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Loc-Carrillo, C., Waddington, M., Liu, X. and Forsythe, S.J.(2004) Phylogenetic relationship of Enterobacter sakazakii and related organisms. 104th ASM General Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Druggan, P., Forsythe, S.J. and Iversen, C. (2003) Isolating an emerging food-borne pathogen: Enterobacter sakazakii. The International Union of Microbiological Societies International Committee on Food Microbiology and Hygiene (ICFMH), Working Party For Culture Media (WPCM), ICFMH - WPCM Worshop, Ljbljana, Sunday, 29th June 2003.

On, S.L.W., Dorrell, N., Petersen, L., Bang, D.D., Morris, S., Forsythe, S.J., Ussery, D.W., Wren, B.W. (2003) "The successful clone" revealed: genetic and phenotypic characteristics distinguish "low" and "high" risk Campylobacter jejuni strains. CHRO 2003 Denmark.

Morris, S., Hargreaves, A. and Forsythe, S.J. (2003)Characterisation of hemolysin produced by Campylobacter jejuni and Arcobacter butzleri CHRO , Denmark.

Wooldridge, K., Jones, M., Morris, S., Carrasco, M., Powell, H., Forsythe, S. and Ala'Aldeen, D.(2003) Two toxin-related genes of C. jejuni have a role in colonisation of the chicken. CHRO , Denmark.

Iversen, C., Hagreaves, A. and Forsythe, S.J. (2003) Growth rates and D-values of Enterobacter sakazakii in five suspending media. American Society for Microbiology 103rd Meeting,, Washington.

Hilton, C., Mackey, B. and Forsythe, S.J. (2000) The temperature response of Arcobacter butzleri NCTC 12481. Society for Applied Microbiology, Strathclyde.

Mansfield, L.P., Holmes, K., Spears, K., Hargreaves, A. and Forsythe, S.J. (2000) Studies on the cell membrane of Arcobacter species from veterinary, water and human sources and the localisation of possible cytotoxins. Society for Applied Microbiology, Strathclyde.

Holmes, K., Spears, K., Hargreaves, Ward, F.B. & Forsythe, S. (1999) The detection of cholera-like toxin from C. jejuni NCTC 11351. Society for General Microbiology, Leeds.

Forsythe, S.J. & Westlake, K. (1995) Landfill microbiology: implications for waste management. Waste Management and Recycling International , pp.59-62.

Forsythe, S.J. (1995) Listeria hysteria. Infections p12. March issue.

Hard, D., Allan, S. & Forsythe, S.J. (1995) The use of impedance to measure the affect of heavy metals on soil microorganisms. Society for General Microbiology, Aberdeen.

Kennerley, V. & Forsythe, S.J. (1995) The bioremediation of textile waste water. Society for General Microbiology,Aberdeen.

Mansfield, L.P. & Forsythe, S.J. (1994) Collaborative ring-trial of antiSamonella magnetic beads. Diagnostics Club, Slough.

Mansfield, L.P., Peters, W & Forsythe, S.J. (1993) The resuscitation of sub-lethally injured Salmonella by immunomagnetic separation. Society for General Microbiology, Exeter.

Mansfield, L.P., Maquire, P. & Forsythe, S.J. (1993) Ring-trial of anti-Salmonella Dynabead immunomagnetic separation. Seventh International Congress on Rapid Methods and Automation in Microbiology and Immunology (RAMI'93), London.

Invited Lectures

Cronobacter, the Emergent Bacterial Pathogen Enterobacter Sakazakii Comes of Age. Advances in NGS. SELECTBIO Vitual Event 6th May 2015.On demand player back after registration

Desiccation and persistence of Cronobacter spp. in infant formula. Dublin, Jan 2009, London.

Cronobacter spp. (Enterobacter sakazakii) and infant formula. Society for Applied Microbiology, Winter Meeting, Jan 2009, London.

JEMRA Risk Model for Cronobacter spp. (Enterobacter sakazakii).Cniel Colloquium : Appreciation quantitative des risques dans la filiere laitiere. October, Paris.

Enterobacter sakazakii and neonatal infection (2008) 75th Annual Meeting of Korean Society of Food Science and Technology, Gwangju City, Korea.

Enterobacter sakazakii - Risk Model (2007) Society for Risk Analysis, Texas.

Enterobacter sakazakii detection methods (2004) IAFP Conference Pheonix, Arizona.

Druggan-Forsythe-Iversen agar (DFI), a chromogenic agar for the selective isolation of the emergent pathogen Enterobacter sakazakii (2004) Microbiological Methods Group. Chorleywood and Chippen Campden Research Institute, UK.

Enterobacter sakazakii an emergent pathogen with red herrings. Food Microbiology Seminar. Oxoid Awards Ceremony.

Microbiological Risk Assessment; what is it and how is it applied; Malaysia, February 2004.

Rapid methods, their role in HACCP validation and the application of IMS for foodborne pathogens (Salmonella, Listeria, etc). At III International FUNDISA Seminar on Food Safety: "TODAY' S TECHNOLOGIES TO GUARANTEE FOOD SAFETY", Madrid, October 8 and 9th 2003

Emerging food and water pathogens (2001) 11th World Congress of Food Science & Technology, 22-27th April, 2001. Seoul, Korea.

Advances in cost-effective colour removal (2000) Reducing textile effluent costs through biotechnology, Bio-Wise.

Arcobacter, newly emergent foodborne pathogy (2000) (PDF) Please contact me (stephen.forsythe@ntu.ac.uk) if you have trouble downloading the file) Society for General Microbiology, Warwick University.

University for Food and Life; virtual or a reality (2000) (PDF) Please contact me (stephen.forsythe@ntu.ac.uk) if you have trouble downloading the file. Society for General Microbiology, Warwick University.

Food Safety Assurance in the EU (2000).(PDF) Please contact me (stephen.forsythe@ntu.ac.uk) if you have trouble downloading the file. Proceedings of 2000 Food Safety Cooperative International Symposium `Effective Food Safety regulatory system toward 21 century’. February 25, 2000 Seoul, National University, Seoul, Korea.

Caged-ATP, a novel internal standard for ATP bioluminescence. (1999) Microbiological Methods Group. Chorleywood and Chippen Campden Research Institute, UK.

Bioremediation of textile wastewater (1999). Berlin University, Germany.

Various lectures including 'Rationale, elaboration and use of reference ranges for target organisms' and 'Rapid detection methods' at 'Total Quality Assurance and Quality Management' training course module 8, at Delft University of Technology (The Netherlands).

CACE (1998) `Bacteria in my food! What’s new?’ The Nottingham Trent University.

Waste Biotreatment Club (1997) Aspects of microbial decolourisation of textile waste water.

J.Sainsbury (1996) Impedance microbiology in end-product testing.

Leatherhead Research Association (1995) Impedance as a research tool.

Dairy Society (1995) Cost effective detection of micro-organisms.

Society for Applied Microbiology (1994) Use of impedance for genotoxicity screening. Heriott Watt University, Edinburgh.

Society for Dairy Technology 1994. Salmonella, Listeria and E. coli ...why worry? Sutton Bonington, Nottingham.

Society for Anaerobic Microbiology (1993), Reductase enzymes in Bacteroides fragilis, Bradford University.

RABIT Users Group Meeting (1992): Rapid detection of Salmonella from food.

Institute for Microbiology, Wroclaw University (1992) A review of microbial cellulase activity.

Leeds Metropolitain University (1991) Workshop on impedance microbiology.

Microbial physiology research group, Kings College London (1990) Bacterial nitrosation and stomach cancer.

First Malthus Users Symposia, Coventry (1989) The rapid detection of mutagens.

London School for Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (1988). Aspects of respiration by anaerobic bacteria.

Conference Meeting Organisation

‘Safe Food’ 14th June, 2000. Full-day conference. Key speaker from Food Standards Agency.

`Managing the Cold Food Chain for Quality and Safety’ 27th March 1999.Full-day conference. Ready-to-Use European Research presentation, sponsored by Flair-Flow European program.

Organised 15 meetings with local industry concerning hygienic food production. Meetings sponsored by private sector, FSA and ERDF.