Anthony Baker

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Anthony Baker

Operations Manager, TIA

Room 401 , Life Sciences Building

+61 3 6226 6690 (phone)

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Fields of Research

  • Bacteriology (060501)
  • Infectious Agents (060502)
  • Microbial Ecology (060504)
  • Biogeography and Phylogeography (060302)
  • Population, Ecological and Evolutionary Genetics (060411)
  • Soil Biology (050303)
  • Microbial Genetics (060503)
  • Phylogeny and Comparative Analysis (060309)
  • Proteomics and Intermolecular Interactions (excl. Medical Proteomics) (060109)
  • Biodiscovery (100201)
  • Virology (060506)
  • Genetic Immunology (060406)

Research Objectives

  • Disease Distribution and Transmission (incl. Surveillance and Response) (920404)
  • Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences (970106)
  • Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences (970105)
  • Environmental Health (920405)
  • Expanding Knowledge in the Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences (970107)
  • Dairy Products (860299)
  • National Security (810107)
  • Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health) (920499)
  • Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Soils (961402)
  • Environmental and Natural Resource Evaluation (960699)
  • Infectious Diseases (920109)


Total publications


Journal Article

(22 outputs)
2020Adu KT, Wilson R, Baker AL, Bowman J, Britz ML, 'Prolonged heat stress of Lactobacillus paracasei GCRL163 improves binding to human colorectal adenocarcinoma HT-29 cells and modulates the relative abundance of secreted and cell surface-located proteins', Journal of Proteome Research, 19, (4) pp. 1824-1846. ISSN 1535-3893 (2020) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1021/acs.jproteome.0c00107 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Wilson R; Bowman J; Britz ML


2019Mumtaz MZ, Barry KM, Baker AL, Nichols DS, Ahmad M, et al., 'Production of lactic and acetic acids by Bacillus sp. ZM20 and Bacillus cereus following exposure to zinc oxide: A possible mechanism for Zn solubilization', Rhizosphere, 12 Article 100170. ISSN 2452-2198 (2019) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.rhisph.2019.100170 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1Web of Science - 1

Co-authors: Mumtaz MZ; Barry KM; Nichols DS; Britz ML


2018Adu KT, Wilson R, Nichols DS, Baker AL, Bowman JP, et al., 'Proteomic analysis of Lactobacillus casei GCRL163 cell-free extracts reveals a SecB homolog and other biomarkers of prolonged heat stress', PLoS One, 13, (10) Article e0206317. ISSN 1932-6203 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0206317 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1Web of Science - 1

Co-authors: Wilson R; Nichols DS; Bowman JP; Britz ML


2018Baker AL, Pearson T, Sahl JW, Hepp C, Price EP, et al., 'Burkholderia pseudomallei distribution in Australasia is linked to paleogeographic and anthropogenic history', PLoS ONE, 13, (11) Article e0206845. ISSN 1932-6203 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0206845 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2Web of Science - 1


2017Nahar A, Baker AL, Bowman JP, Britz ML, 'Draft genome sequences of two Lactobacillus casei strains isolated from cheddar cheese and a fermented Milk drink', Genome Announcements, 5, (44) Article e01235-17. ISSN 2169-8287 (2017) [Contribution to Refereed Journal]

DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.01235-17 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 3Web of Science - 3

Co-authors: Bowman JP; Britz ML


2017Nahar A, Baker AL, Charleston M, Bowman JP, Britz ML, 'Draft genome sequences of two novel sub-Antarctic Williamsia species', Genome Announcements, 5, (41) Article e01047-17. ISSN 2169-8287 (2017) [Contribution to Refereed Journal]

DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.01047-17 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1Web of Science - 1

Co-authors: Charleston M; Bowman JP; Britz ML


2017Nahar A, Baker AL, Charleston MA, Bowman JP, Britz ML, 'Draft genome sequences of three sub-Antarctic Rhodococcus spp., including two novel psychrophilic genomospecies', Genome Announcements, 5, (36) Article e00898-17. ISSN 2169-8287 (2017) [Contribution to Refereed Journal]

DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.00898-17 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1Web of Science - 1

Co-authors: Charleston MA; Bowman JP; Britz ML


2017Nahar A, Baker AL, Charleston MA, Britz ML, 'Draft Genome Sequence of Subantarctic Rhodococcus sp. Strain 1139', Genome Announcements, 5, (14) Article e00090-17. ISSN 2169-8287 (2017) [Contribution to Refereed Journal]

DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.00090-17 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1Web of Science - 1

Co-authors: Charleston MA; Britz ML


2017Price EP, Sarovich DS, Webb JR, Hall CM, Jaramillo SA, et al., 'Phylogeographic, genomic, and meropenem susceptibility analysis of Burkholderia ubonensis', PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 11, (9) Article e0005928. ISSN 1935-2727 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005928 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 7Web of Science - 5


2017Vandamme P, Peeters C, De Smet B, Price EP, Sarovich DS, et al., 'Comparative genomics of Burkholderia singularis sp. nov., a low G+C content, free-living bacterium that defies taxonomic dissection of the genus Burkholderia', Frontiers in Microbiology, 8 Article 1679. ISSN 1664-302X (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2017.01679 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 10Web of Science - 11


2016Baker AL, Warner JM, 'Burkholderia pseudomallei is frequently detected in groundwater that discharges to major watercourses in northern Australia', Folia Microbiologica, 61, (4) pp. 301-305. ISSN 0015-5632 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/s12223-015-0438-3 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 7Web of Science - 3


2015Baker AL, Ezzahir J, Gardiner C, Shipton W, Warner JM, 'Environmental attributes influencing the distribution of Burkholderia pseudomallei in Northern Australia', PLoS One, 10, (9) Article e0138953. ISSN 1932-6203 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0138953 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 12Web of Science - 11


2015Johnson SL, Baker AL, Chain PS, Currie BJ, Daligault HE, et al., 'Whole-genome sequences of 80 environmental and clinical isolates of Burkholderia pseudomallei', Genome Announcements, 3, (1) Article e01282-14. ISSN 2169-8287 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1128/genomeA.01282-14 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 16Web of Science - 15


2013Baker A, Mayo M, Owens L, Burgess G, Norton R, et al., 'Biogeography of Burkholderia pseudomallei in the Torres Strait Islands of Northern Australia', Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 51, (8) pp. 2520-2525. ISSN 0095-1137 (2013) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1128/JCM.00418-13 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 13Web of Science - 11


2012Price EP, Dale JL, Cook JM, Sarovich DS, Seymour ML, et al., 'Development and validation of Burkholderia pseudomallei-specific real-time PCR assays for clinical, environmental or forensic detection applications', PLoS One, 7, (5) Article e37723. ISSN 1932-6203 (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0037723 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 27Web of Science - 25


2011Baker A, Tahani D, Gardiner C, Bristow KL, Greenhill AR, et al., 'Groundwater seeps facilitate exposure to Burkholderia pseudomallei', Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 77, (20) pp. 7243-7246. ISSN 0099-2240 (2011) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1128/AEM.05048-11 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 28Web of Science - 25


2011Baker AL, Pearson T, Price EP, Dale J, Keim P, et al., 'Molecular phylogeny of Burkholderia pseudomallei from a remote region of Papua New Guinea', PLoS One, 6, (3) Article e18343. ISSN 1932-6203 (2011) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0018343 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 12Web of Science - 9


2011Dale J, Price EP, Hornstra H, Busch JD, Mayo M, et al., 'Epidemiological tracking and population assignment of the non-clonal bacterium, Burkholderia pseudomallei', PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 5, (12) Article e1381. ISSN 1935-2735 (2011) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001381 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 21Web of Science - 19


2010Garland S, Baker A, Phillott AD, Skerratt LF, 'BSA reduces inhibition in a TaqMan assay for the detection of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis', Diseases of Aquatic Organisms, 92, (2-3) pp. 113-116. ISSN 0177-5103 (2010) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.3354/dao02053 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 58Web of Science - 52


2010Hoque MA, Grace D, Skerratt LF, Garland S, Hayakijkosol O, et al., 'Monitoring the health of wild birds in North Queensland of Australia', Kokako, 17, (21) pp. 34-35. ISSN 1173-5465 (2010) [Professional, Non Refereed Article]

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2010Marshall K, Shakya S, Greenhill AR, Padilla G, Baker A, et al., 'Antibiosis of Burkholderia ubonensis against Burkholderia pseudomallei, the causative agent for meliodiosis', Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health, 41, (4) pp. 904-912. ISSN 0125-1562 (2010) [Refereed Article]

PMID: 21073065 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 20Web of Science - 19


2010Shipton WA, Baker AL, Blaney BJ, Horwood PF, Warner JM, et al., 'Nitrogen fixation associated with sago (Metroxylon sagu) and some implications', Letters in Applied Microbiology, 52, (1) pp. 56-61. ISSN 0266-8254 (2010) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/j.1472-765X.2010.02967.x [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 3Web of Science - 2


Chapter in Book

(1 outputs)
2012Levy A, Baker A, 'The Association of Burkholderia pseudomallei with plants and mycorrhizal fungi', Melioidosis - A Century of Observation and Research, Elsevier, N Ketheesan (ed), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, pp. 365-370. ISBN 978-0-444-53479-8 (2012) [Other Book Chapter]

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Research Supervision






PhDCharacterisation and Insight into the Metabolism of Oleaginous sub-Antarctic Corynebacteriales through Genomic, Lipidomic and Proteomic Analysis2014


PhDHeat Adaptation Stress of Lactobacillus Casei GCRL163 and the Impact On the Cell Physiology and Probiotic Functionality Using Proteomics
Candidate: Kayode Titus Adu
PhDComparison of Cellular, Surface and Secreted Proteins Produced During Starvation and Acid Stress Conditions for Lactobacillus casei Using Proteomics
Candidate: Syed Shahzad Shah