Anna Padovan

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1993 …2019
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Research interests

Anna Padovan is a research fellow in the Research Institute of the Environment and Livelihoods. Anna has worked in molecular microbiology for 30 years, with the last 10 years in environmental microbiology. She has used next generation sequencing to study the microbiome of biota in Darwin Harbour in relation to anthropogenic inputs. More recently, she completed a report on the enumeration of faecal indicators and prevalence of pathogens in shellfish, targeting Salmonella, Vibrio parahaemolyticus  and V. vulnificus using molecular techniques. Anna has commenced a project on algal toxins in shellfish and cyanotoxins from wastewater including optimizing toxin gene detection by PCR.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD

Bachelor, The University of Adelaide

19831985

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Research Output 1993 2019

Environmental challenges in a near-pristine mangrove estuary facing rapid urban and industrial development: Darwin Harbour, Northern Australia

Munksgaard, N. C., Hutley, L. B., Metcalfe, K. N., Padovan, A. C., Palmer, C. & Gibb, K. S., Jan 2019, In : Regional Studies in Marine Science. 25, p. 1-15 15 p., 100438.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

urban development
harbors (waterways)
industrialization
industrial development
mangrove

Multiple approaches to assess the safety of artisanal marine food in a tropical estuary

Padovan, A. C., Neave, M. J., Munksgaard, N. C. & Gibb, K. S., Mar 2017, In : Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 189, p. 1-15 15 p., 125.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Estuaries
Pathogens
snail
Shellfish
estuary
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Removal of Fecal Indicators, Pathogenic Bacteria, Adenovirus, Cryptosporidium and Giardia (oo)cysts in Waste Stabilization Ponds in Northern and Eastern Australia

Sheludchenko, M., Padovan, A., Katouli, M. & Stratton, H., 2016, In : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 13, 1, p. 1-18 18 p., 96.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Giardia
Cryptosporidium
Adenoviridae
Cysts
Bacteria

A rod-like bacterium is responsible for high molybdenum concentrations in the tropical sponge Halichondria phakellioides

Buccella, C., Alvarez de Glasby, B., Gibb, K. & Padovan, A., 4 Jul 2014, In : Marine and Freshwater Research. 65, 9, p. 838-848 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Molybdenum
molybdenum
Porifera
sponge
Bacteria
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Multiple approaches to microbial source tracking in tropical northern Australia

Neave, M., Luter, H., Padovan, A., Townsend, S., Schobben, X. & Gibb, K., Dec 2014, In : MicrobiologyOpen. 3, 6, p. 860-874 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Bacteria
Enterococcus
Sewage
Rivers
Escherichia coli