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Sean Wattegedera

Sean Wattegedera

Moredun Research Institute
Pentlands Science Park
Bush Loan
Penicuik
Midlothian EH26 0PZ

Biography

Sean Wattegedera joined Moredun in 1999 following his undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences (Hons) at Lancaster University. In 2004 Sean became a Research Scientist. Sean has an interest in cytokine biology and host immunity to Chlamydia spp.. Sean is primarily involved in the development, characterisation and application of immunological reagents to investigate disease pathogenesis in both sheep and cattle. 

Current Research

  • Currently working on RERAD Workpackage 2.2 Host Immunity to Chlamydia spp.
  • Within the Immunology Theme on the development, characterisation and application of immunological reagents to investigate cytokine biology in sheep and cattle.
  • Commercialisation of immunological reagents for use as research tools.

Selected Key Publications