Fiona M. Doohan
  • Earth Institute and School of Biology and Environmental Sciences, University College Dublin, Ireland, Ireland,
Research focus
  • Plant science
Personal information


Ph.D in Plant Pathology, John Innes Centre UK/Open University, 1998

Current Position

Professor of Plant Pathology in the School of Biology and Environmental Science, College of Science, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin, Ireland


  1. Rhatore, D. S., Doohan, F. and Mullins, E. (2016). Capability of plant-associated bacterium Ensifer Adhaerens strain OV14 to genetically transform its original host Brassica napus. Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture 127(1): 85-94.
  2. Ali, S. S., Nugent, B., Mullins, E. and Doohan, F. M. (2016). Fungal-mediated consolidated bioprocessing: the potential of Fusarium oxysporum for the lignocellulosic ethanol industry. AMB Express 6(1): 13.
  3. Perochon, A., Jianguang, J., Kahla, A., Arunachalam, C., Scofield, S. R., Bowden, S., Wallington, E. and Doohan, F. M. (2015). TaFROG Encodes a Pooideae Orphan Protein That Interacts with SnRK1 and Enhances Resistance to the Mycotoxigenic Fungus Fusarium graminearum. Plant Physiol 169(4): 2895-2906.
  4. Walter, S., Kahla, A., Arunachalam, C., Perochon, A., Khan, M., Scofield, S. and Doohan, F. (2015). A wheat ABC transporter contributes to both grain formation and mycotoxin tolerance. J Exp Bot 66(9): 2583-2593.
  5. Vary, Z., Mullins, E., McElwain, J. C. and Doohan, F. M. (2015). The severity of wheat diseases increases when plants and pathogens are acclimatized to elevated carbon dioxide. Glob Chang Biol. 21(7): 2661-2669.
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