Registered to supervise postgraduate research

1994 …2020

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Professor Gibb has made major scientific contributions to the field of applied microbiology. She was first to identify the uncultivable phytoplasma pathogens in Australian crops and first in the world to physically map the genome of these pathogens. She shared this knowledge nationally and internationally and showed these pathogens were associated with several mystery diseases, saving industry millions of dollars. She and her team have also developed novel approaches to track biological and chemical environmental contaminants, some now adopted by government. At Charles Darwin University (CDU), Professor Gibb leads the Environmental Chemistry and Microbiology Unit, and is Director of the Research Institute for Environment and Livelihoods. Her personal scientific output includes 136 refereed papers, over 3,000 citations and a h-index of 32. She has been Chief Investigator on $6M of research projects and in 2006 was awarded the Northern Territory Research and Innovation Tropical Knowledge Award for Research.

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Microbial quality of wild shellfish in a tropical estuary subject to treated effluent discharge

Padovan, A., Kennedy, K., Rose, D. & Gibb, K., Feb 2020, In : Environmental Research. 181, 108921.

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  • Disease Exposure and Antifungal Bacteria on Skin of Invasive Cane Toads, Australia

    Weitzman, C. L., Kaestli, M., Gibb, K., Brown, G. P., Shine, R. & Christian, K., Sep 2019, In : Emerging Infectious Diseases. 25, 9, p. 1770-1771 2 p.

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    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.

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  • Microbial diversity and distribution differ between water column and biofilm assemblages in arid-land waterbodies

    Kaestli, M., Munksgaard, N., Gibb, K. & Davis, J., Dec 2019, In : Freshwater Science. 38, 4, p. 869-882 14 p.

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  • New Pond-Indicator bacteria to complement routine monitoring in a Wet/Dry Tropical wastewater stabilization system

    Rose, A., Padovan, A., Christian, K., Kaestli, M., McGuinness, K., Tsoukalis, S. & Gibb, K., 19 Nov 2019, In : Water (Switzerland). 11, 11, p. 1-22 22 p., 2422.

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  • Thesis

    Assessment of an integrated cashew improvement program, using weaver ants as a major component, in cashew production in Vietnam

    Author: Thanh Binh, N., 2010

    Supervisor: Christian, K. (Supervisor), Peng, R. (Supervisor) & Gibb, K. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - CDU

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    Characterisation of orbiviruses using molecular and electron microscopic techniques

    Author: Parkes, H. M., Mar 1995

    Supervisor: Gibb, K. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Masters by Research - CDU

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    Iron cycling in an acid rock drainage pit (Batman Pit): microbes and mechanism

    Author: Javed, W., Mar 2015

    Supervisor: Gibb, K. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - CDU

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    Polychaeta (Annelida) as biological assessment tools for monitoring marine ecosystem health

    Author: Neave, M. J., 2011

    Supervisor: Gibb, K. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - CDU

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