Mark Bulling


NameMark Bulling
Job titleSenior Lecturer in Conservation Biology and Ecoscience
Research instituteCollege of Science and Engineering
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-0742-256X

Research outputs

Predation increases multiple components of microbial diversity in activated sludge communities.

Burian, A., Pinn, D., Peralta-Maraver, I., Sweet, M., Mauvisseau, Q., Eyice, O., Bulling, M., Röthig, T. and Kratina, P. 2022. Predation increases multiple components of microbial diversity in activated sludge communities. ISME. 16, p. 1086–1094. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41396-021-01145-z

Species-Specific Variations in the Metabolomic Profiles of Acropora hyacinthus and Acropora millepora Mask Acute Temperature Stress Effects in Adult Coral Colonies

Sweet, Michael, Bulling, Mark, Varshavi, Dorsa, Lloyd, Gavin R., Jankevics, Andris, Najdekr, Lukáš, Weber, Ralf J. M., Viant, Mark R. and Craggs, Jamie 2021. Species-Specific Variations in the Metabolomic Profiles of Acropora hyacinthus and Acropora millepora Mask Acute Temperature Stress Effects in Adult Coral Colonies. Frontiers in Marine Science. 8. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2021.574292

Improving the reliability of eDNA data interpretation

Burian, Alfred, Mauvisseau, Quentin, Bulling, Mark, Domisch, Sami, Qian, Song and Sweet, Michael 2021. Improving the reliability of eDNA data interpretation. Molecular Ecology Resources. https://doi.org/10.1111/1755-0998.13367

Corals as canaries in the coalmine: Towards the incorporation of marine ecosystems into the ‘One Health’ concept

Sweet, Michael, Burian, Alfred and Bulling, Mark 2021. Corals as canaries in the coalmine: Towards the incorporation of marine ecosystems into the ‘One Health’ concept. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jip.2021.107538

Development and application of eDNA-based tools for the conservation of white-clawed crayfish

Troth, Christopher R., Burian, Alfred, Mauvisseau, Quentin, Bulling, Mark, Nightingale, Jen, Mauvisseau, Christophe and Sweet, Michael J. 2020. Development and application of eDNA-based tools for the conservation of white-clawed crayfish. Science of The Total Environment. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.141394

Untangling the origin of ghost gear within the Maldivian archipelago and its impact on olive ridley (Lepidochelys olivacea) populations

Stelfox, M., Bulling, M and Sweet, M 2019. Untangling the origin of ghost gear within the Maldivian archipelago and its impact on olive ridley (Lepidochelys olivacea) populations. Endangered Species Research. 40, pp. 309-320. https://doi.org/10.3354/esr00990

Compositional homogeneity in the pathobiome of a new, slow-spreading coral disease

Sweet, Michael, Burian, Alfred, Fifer, James, Bulling, Mark, Elliott, David and Raymundo, Laurie 2019. Compositional homogeneity in the pathobiome of a new, slow-spreading coral disease. Microbiome. 7 (1). https://doi.org/10.1186/s40168-019-0759-6

Combining ddPCR and environmental DNA to improve detection capabilities of a critically endangered freshwater invertebrate

Mauvisseau, Quentin, Davy-Bowker, John, Bulling, Mark, Brys, Rein, Neyrinck, Sabrina, Troth, Christopher and Sweet, Michael 2019. Combining ddPCR and environmental DNA to improve detection capabilities of a critically endangered freshwater invertebrate. Scientific Reports. 9 (1). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-50571-9

Ex situ co culturing of the sea urchin, Mespilia globulus and the coral Acropora millepora enhances early post-settlement survivorship

Craggs, Jamie, Guest, James, Bulling, Mark and Sweet, Michael 2019. Ex situ co culturing of the sea urchin, Mespilia globulus and the coral Acropora millepora enhances early post-settlement survivorship. Scientific Reports. 9 (1). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-49447-9

Post-feeding activity of Lucilia sericata (Diptera: Calliphoridae) on common domestic indoor surfaces and its effect on development.

Robinson, Louise, Bryson, David, Bulling, Mark T., Sparks, N. and Wellard, K. S. 2018. Post-feeding activity of Lucilia sericata (Diptera: Calliphoridae) on common domestic indoor surfaces and its effect on development. Forensic Science International. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.forsciint.2018.03.010

Designer reefs and coral probiotics: great concepts but are they good practice?

Sweet, Michael J., Ramsey, Andrew and Bulling, Mark T. 2017. Designer reefs and coral probiotics: great concepts but are they good practice? Biodiversity. https://doi.org/10.1080/14888386.2017.1307786

Evidence for rapid, tide-related shifts in the microbiome of the coral Coelastrea aspera

Sweet, Michael J., Brown, Barbara E., Dunne, Richard P., Singleton, Ian and Bulling, Mark T. 2017. Evidence for rapid, tide-related shifts in the microbiome of the coral Coelastrea aspera. Coral Reefs. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00338-017-1572-y

Effects of environmental temperature on oviposition behavior in three blow fly species of forensic importance

Ody, Helen, Bulling, Mark T. and Barnes, Kate M. 2017. Effects of environmental temperature on oviposition behavior in three blow fly species of forensic importance. Forensic Science International. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.forsciint.2017.03.001

On the importance of the microbiome and pathobiome in coral health and disease

Sweet, Michael J. and Bulling, Mark T. 2017. On the importance of the microbiome and pathobiome in coral health and disease. Frontiers in Marine Science. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2017.00009

New disease outbreak affects two dominant sea urchin species associated with Australian temperate reefs

Sweet, Michael J., Bulling, Mark T. and Williamson, Jane E. 2016. New disease outbreak affects two dominant sea urchin species associated with Australian temperate reefs. Marine Ecology Progress Series. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps11750

Microbial effects on the development of forensically important blow fly species

Crooks, Esther R., Bulling, Mark T. and Barnes, Kate M. 2016. Microbial effects on the development of forensically important blow fly species. Forensic Science International. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.forsciint.2016.05.026

Metabolome-mediated biocryomorphic evolution promotes carbon fixation in Greenlandic cryoconite holes

Cook, J. M., Edwards, Arwyn, Bulling, Mark T., Mur, Luis A .J., Cook, Sophie, Gokul, Jarishma K., Cameron, Karen A., Sweet, Michael J. and Irvine-Fynn, Tristram D. L. 2016. Metabolome-mediated biocryomorphic evolution promotes carbon fixation in Greenlandic cryoconite holes. Environmental Microbiology. https://doi.org/10.1111/1462-2920.13349

Nocturnal oviposition behavior of forensically important Diptera in Central England

Barnes, Kate M., Grace, Karon A. and Bulling, Mark T. 2015. Nocturnal oviposition behavior of forensically important Diptera in Central England. Journal of Forensic Sciences. https://doi.org/10.1111/1556-4029.12841

A novel sponge disease caused by a consortium of micro-organisms

Sweet, Michael J., Bulling, Mark T. and Cerrano, Carlo 2015. A novel sponge disease caused by a consortium of micro-organisms. Coral Reefs. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00338-015-1284-0

Using model systems to address the biodiversity-ecosystem functioning process

Bulling, Mark T., White, Piran C. L., Raffaelli, D. and Pierce, Graham J. 2013. Using model systems to address the biodiversity-ecosystem functioning process.

How biodiversity affects ecosystem processes: implications for ecological revolutions and benthic ecosystem function

Solan, Martin, Batty, P., Bulling, Mark T. and Godbold, J. A. 2013. How biodiversity affects ecosystem processes: implications for ecological revolutions and benthic ecosystem function. Aquatic Biology. https://doi.org/10.3354/ab00058

Global patterns of bioturbation intensity and mixed depth of marine soft sediments

Teal, L. R., Bulling, Mark T., Parker, E. R. and Solan, Martin 2013. Global patterns of bioturbation intensity and mixed depth of marine soft sediments. Aquatic Biology. https://doi.org/10.3354/ab00052

Bacterial biodiversity-ecosystem functioning relations are modified by environmental complexity

Langenheder, Silke, Bulling, Mark T., Solan, Martin, Prosser, James I. and Bell, Thomas 2013. Bacterial biodiversity-ecosystem functioning relations are modified by environmental complexity. PLos ONE. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0010834

Impact of biodiversity-climate futures on primary production and metabolism in a model benthic estuarine system

Hicks, Natalie, Bulling, Mark T., Solan, Martin, Raffaelli, D., White, Piran C. L. and Paterson, David M. 2013. Impact of biodiversity-climate futures on primary production and metabolism in a model benthic estuarine system. BMC Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1186/1472-6785-11-7

Role of functionally dominant species in varying environmental regimes: evidence for the performance-enhancing effect of biodiversity

Langenheder, Silke, Bulling, Mark T., Prosser, James I. and Solan, Martin 2013. Role of functionally dominant species in varying environmental regimes: evidence for the performance-enhancing effect of biodiversity. BMC Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1186/1472-6785-12-14

Funding begets biodiversity

Ahrends, Antje, Burgess, Neil D., Gereau, Roy E., Marchant, Rob, Bulling, Mark T., Lovett, Jon C., Platts, Philip J., Kindemba, Victoria Wilkins, Owen, Nisha, Fanning, Eibleis and Rahbek, Carsten 2013. Funding begets biodiversity. Diversity and Distributions. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1472-4642.2010.00737.x

Conservation and the botanist effect

Ahrends, Antje, Rahbek, Carsten, Bulling, Mark T., Burgess, Neil D., Platts, Philip J., Lovett, Jon C., Kindemba, Victoria Wilkins, Owen, Nisha, Sallu, Albert Ntemi and Marshall, Andrew R. 2013. Conservation and the botanist effect. Biological Conservation. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2010.08.008

Habitat structure mediates biodiversity effects on ecosystem properties

Godbold, J. A., Bulling, Mark T. and Solan, Martin 2013. Habitat structure mediates biodiversity effects on ecosystem properties. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2010.2414

Permeability of intertidal sandflats: impact of temporal variability on sediment metabolism

Zetzche, E., Bulling, Mark T. and Witte, U. 2013. Permeability of intertidal sandflats: impact of temporal variability on sediment metabolism.

Indirect effects of non-lethal predation on bivalve activity and sediment reworking

Maire, O., Merchant, J. N., Bulling, Mark T., Teal, L. R., Grémare, A., Duchêne, J. C. and Solan, Martin 2013. Indirect effects of non-lethal predation on bivalve activity and sediment reworking. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2010.08.004

Predictable waves of sequential forest degradation and biodiversity loss spreading from an African city

Ahrends, Antje, Burgess, Neil D., Milledge, Simon A. H., Bulling, Mark T., Fisher, Brendan, Smart, James C. R., Clarke, G. P., Mhoro, Boniface E. and Lewis, Simon L. 2013. Predictable waves of sequential forest degradation and biodiversity loss spreading from an African city. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.0914471107

Marine biodiversity-ecosystem functions under uncertain environmental futures

Bulling, Mark T., Hicks, Natalie, Murray, L., Paterson, David M., Raffaelli, D., White, Piran C. L. and Solan, Martin 2013. Marine biodiversity-ecosystem functions under uncertain environmental futures. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2010.0022

Influence of macrofaunal assemblages and environmental heterogeneity on microphytobenthic production in experimental systems

Dyson, Kirstie E., Bulling, Mark T., Solan, Martin, Hernandez-Milian, Gema, Raffaelli, D., White, Piran C. L. and Paterson, David M. 2013. Influence of macrofaunal assemblages and environmental heterogeneity on microphytobenthic production in experimental systems. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2007.0922

Quantifying individual feeding variability: implications for mollusc feeding experiments

Hanley, M. E., Bulling, Mark T. and Fenner, M. 2013. Quantifying individual feeding variability: implications for mollusc feeding experiments.

Dirichlet neighbours: revisiting Dirichlet tessellation for neighbourhood analysis

Halls, P. J., Bulling, Mark T., White, Piran C. L., Garland, Lynette and Harris, S. 2013. Dirichlet neighbours: revisiting Dirichlet tessellation for neighbourhood analysis.

Impact of external sources of infection on the dynamics of bovine tuberculosis in modelled badger populations

Hardstaff, Joanne L., Bulling, Mark T., Marion, Glenn, Hutchings, Michael R. and White, Piran C. L. 2013. Impact of external sources of infection on the dynamics of bovine tuberculosis in modelled badger populations. BMC Veterinary Research. https://doi.org/10.1186/1746-6148-8-92

Modelling the impact of vaccination on tuberculosis in badgers.

Hardstaff, Joanne L., Bulling, Mark T., Marion, Glenn, Hutchings, Michael R. and White, Piran C. L. 2013. Modelling the impact of vaccination on tuberculosis in badgers. Epidemiology and infection. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0950268813000642

Species effects on ecosystem processes are modified by faunal responses to habitat composition.

Bulling, Mark T., Solan, Martin, Dyson, Kirstie E., Hernandez-Milian, Gema, Luque, Patricia, Pierce, Graham J., Raffaelli, D., Paterson, David M. and White, Piran C. L. 2008. Species effects on ecosystem processes are modified by faunal responses to habitat composition. Oecologia. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00442-008-1160-5

Geographical variation in the response to nitrogen deposition in Arabidopsis lyrata petraea.

Vergeer, Philippine, van den Berg, Leon L. J., Bulling, Mark T., Ashmore, Mike R. and Kunin, William E. 2008. Geographical variation in the response to nitrogen deposition in Arabidopsis lyrata petraea. The new phytologist. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-8137.2008.02445.x
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