Dr. Thomas John Aspray
School of Life Sciences
Heriot Watt University, UK
Ph.D., University of Kent at Canterbury, UK
B.S., University of Exeter, Exeter, UK
Aspray TJ, Jones EE, Davies MW, Shipman M, Whipps JM, Bending GD. (2013)
Hyphal branching and pre-symbiotic growth of Lactarius rufus EO3 in
the presence of mycorrhiza helper bacterium Paenibacillus sp. EJP73
metabolites. Mycorrhiza, 23:
Pietravalle S, Aspray TJ. (2013) Biotic
and abiotic CO2 efflux from hydrocarbon contaminated soils
amended with organic carbon sources used to determine catabolic diversity. Environmental Pollution, 176: 42-47.
Uhmann A, Aspray TJ. (2012) Potential
benefit of surfactants in a hydrocarbon contaminated soil washing process:
fluorescence spectroscopy based assessment. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 219-220: 141-147.
and Aspray TJ. (2011), Effectiveness and longevity of a green/food waste
derived compost packed column to reduce Cr(VI) contamination in
groundwater. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 186, 2-3, 1249-1253.
A,, Keenan H.E., Beattie T.K., Aspray T.J., Bangkedphol S., Songsasen A.
(2010), Acceleration of tributyltin biodegradation by sediment
microorganisms under optimized environmental conditions. International
Biodeterioration and Biodegradation, 64, 6, 467-473.
M.S., Bælum J., Shaw L.J., Sørensen S.R., Shi S., Aspray T.J., Jacobsen
C.S. and Bending G.D. (2010), Biodegradation of the herbicide mecoprop-p
with soil depth and its relationship with tfdA gene expression. Soil
Biology and Biochemistry, 42, 1, 32-39.
T.J., Gluszek A. and Carvalho D.C.J. (2008), Effect of nitrogen amendment
on respiration and respiratory quotient (RQ) in three hydrocarbon
contaminated soils of different type. Chemosphere, 72, 947-951.
T.J., Carvalho D.C.J. and Philp J.C. (2007), Application of soil slurry
respirometry to optimise and monitor bioremediation of hydrocarbon
contaminated soils. International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation, 60,
T.J., Frey Klett P., Jones J.E., Whipps J.M., Garbaye J. and Bending G.D.
(2006), Mycorrhiza helper bacteria: a case of specificity for altering
ectomycorrhiza architecture but not ectomycorrhiza formation. Mycorrhiza,
G.D., Aspray T.J. and Whipps J.M. (2006), Significance of microbial
interactions in the mycorrhizosphere. Advances in Applied Microbiology,
T.J., Jones E.E., Whipps J.M. and Bending G.D. (2006), Importance of cell
density and contact in producing the helper effect by bacteria from the
mycorrhizosphere. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 56, 1, 25-33.
T.J., Hansen S.K., and Burns R.G. (2005), Soil-based microbial biofilm
exposed to 2,4-D: bacterial community development and establishment of
conjugative plasmid pJP4. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 54, 2, 317-327.