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Moredun’s research has a major impact on the scientific community both in UK and worldwide.  One of the ways new research is communicated is through publication in peer reviewed journals and conference proceedings.

Our scientists are very active in producing high quality, high impact papers and have won awards for the papers and articles they have produced.

Title Authors Year
Whole genome de novo sequencing and comparative genomic analyses suggests that Chlamydia psittaci strain 84/2334 should be reclassified as Chlamydia abortus species Longbottom, D., Livingstone, M., Ribeca, P., Beeckman, D.Sylvie Ann, van der Ende, A., Pannekoek, Y., Vanrompay, D. 2021
Genetic parameters of animal traits associated with coccidian and nematode parasite load and growth in Scottish Blackface sheep Pacheco, A., McNeilly, T.N., Banos, G., Conington, J. 2021
Modulation of the mucosal immune response of red tilapia (Oreochromis sp.) against columnaris disease using a biomimetic-mucoadhesive nanovaccine Kitiyodom, S., Tullus, C., Rodkhum, C., Thompson, K.D., Katagiri, T., Temisak, S., Namdee, K., Yata, T., Pirarat, N. 2021
Precision worm control in grazing lambs by targeting group treatment based on performance of sentinels Melville, L.A., Hayward, A., Morgan, E.R., Shaw, D.J., McBean, D., Andrews, L., Morrison, A., Kenyon, F. 2021
Novel presentation of DMV-associated encephalitis in a long-finned pilot whale (Globicephala melas) Wessels, M.E., Deaville, R., Perkins, M.W., Jepson, P.D., Penrose, R., Rocchi, M.S., Maley, M., Ballingall, K.T., Dagleish, M.P. 2021
A universal approach to molecular identification of rumen fluke species across hosts, continents, and sample types Mitchell, G., Zadoks, R.N., Skuce, P.J. 2021
Novel dermatitis and relative viral nucleic acid tissue loads in a fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus) with systemic cetacean morbillivirus infection Dagleish, M.P., Perri, A., Maley, M., Ballingall, K.T., Baily, J.L., Davison, N.J., Brownlow, A.C., Rocchi, M.S. 2021
Integrating applied parasitological and molecular epidemiological methodologies to investigate the capacity of Haemonchus contortus to over‐winter on pasture in Scotland Bartley, D.J., Andrews, L., Melville, L.A., McBean, D., Skuce, P., Morrison, A.A. 2021
Evolutionary analysis of cystatins of early-emerging metazoans reveals a novel subtype in parasitic cnidarians Bartošová-Sojková, P., Kyslík, J., Alama-Bermejo, G., Hartigan, A., Atkinson, S.D., Bartholomew, J.L., Picard-Sánchez, A., Palenzuela, O., Faber, M.N., Holland, J.W., Holzer, A.S. 2021
The Happy Factor treatment threshold, used to determine Targeted Selective Treatment decisions for lambs, is transferable between farms McBean, D.W., Greer, A.W., Kenyon, F. 2021
Hemagglutinin protein of Peste des Petits Ruminants virus (PPRV) activates the innate immune response via Toll-like receptor 2 signaling Rojas, J.M., Pascual, E., Wattegedera, S.R., Avia, M., Santiago, C., Martín, V., Entrican, G., Sevilla, N. 2021
Development and evaluation of colloidal gold immunochromatography test strip for rapid diagnosis of nervous necrosis virus in golden grey mullet (Chelon aurata) Hassantabar, F., Zorriehzahra, M.J., Firouzbakhsh, F., Thompson, K.D. 2021
Elucidating the functional roles of helper and cytotoxic T cells in the cell-mediated immune responses of olive flounder (Paralichthys olivaceus) Jung, J.Wook, Lee, A.Rin, Kim, J., Kim, Y.R., Lazarte, J.Mary S., Lee, J.Suk, Thompson, K.D., Kim, H., Jung, T.S. 2021
Efficacy of feed-based formalin-killed vaccine of Streptococcus iniae stimulates the gut-associated lymphoid tissues and immune response of red hybrid tilapia Hayat, M., Yusoff, M.Sabri Mohd, Samad, M.Jamil, Razak, I.Shameha Ab, Yasin, I.Salwany Md, Thompson, K.D., Hasni, K. 2021
Passive immunization with recombinant antibody VLRB-PirAvp/PirBvp—enriched feeds against Vibrio parahaemolyticus infection in Litopenaeus vannamei Shrimp Lazarte, J.Mary S., Kim, Y.R., Lee, J.Seok, Chun, J.Hong, Kim, S.Won, Jung, J.Wook, Kim, J., Kayansamruaj, P., Thompson, K.D., Kim, H., Jung, T.S. 2021
Evaluation of protection in grazing lambs immunised with different doses of Haemonchus contortus gut membrane glycoproteins in Southern Brazil Benavides, M.V., Souza, C.J.H., Smith, D.W., Moraes, J.C.F. 2021
RNAi gene knockdown in the poultry red mite, Dermanyssus gallinae (De Geer 1778), a tool for functional genomics Chen, W., Bartley, K., Nunn, F., Bowman, A.S., Sternberg, J.M., Burgess, S.T.G., Nisbet, A.J., Price, D.R.G. 2021
Short communication: Identifying key parameters for modelling the impacts of livestock health conditions on greenhouse gas emissions Kipling, R.P., Bannink, A., Bartley, D.J., Blanco-Penedo, I., Faverdin, P., Graux, A.I., Hutchings, N.J., Kyriazakis, I., MacLeod, M., Østergaard, S., Robinson, T.P., Vitali, A., Ahmadi, V., Özkan, Ş. 2021
Neurobrucellosis due to Brucella ceti ST26 in three Sowerby's beaked whales (Mesoplodon bidens) Davison, N.J., Brownlow, A., Doeschate, M.Ten, Dale, E.J., Foster, G., Muchowski, J., Perrett, L.L., Rocchi, M.S., Whatmore, A.M., Dagleish, M.P. 2021
Schistosoma mansoni venom allergen-like protein 6 (SmVAL6) maintains tegumental barrier function Perally, S., Geyer, K.K., Farani, P.S.G., Chalmers, I.W., Fernandez-Fuentes, N., Maskell, D.R., Hulme, B.J., Forde-Thomas, J., Phillips, D., Farias, L.P., Collins, J.J., Hoffmann, K.F. 2020