Improving Animal Welfare Production Traits
|Name (sorted in ascending order)||Role||Research Interests|
|Dr Mike Clinton||Group Leader/Senior Research Fellow||
Molecular control of sex determination and gonadal development. Mechanisms underlying sexual dimorphisms in birds. Micro-RNA regulation of cell and tissue differentiation.
|Dr David Collie||Group Leader/Reader||
Pathophysiologic mechanisms underlying lung disease.
|Dr Xavier Donadeu||Reader||
My research interests lie in the areas of Stem Cell biology and Reproductive Biology in large animal species. I am interested in these species both from a veterinary perspective and as disease models.
|Dr Denis Headon||Group Leader/Senior Research Fellow||
Development, maintenance and repair of the skin and its appendages.
|Dr Gerry McLachlan||Group Leader/Senior Research Fellow||
Preclinical studies to evaluate safety and efficacy of vectors for respiratory gene/miRNA delivery in mice & sheep. Sheep as a large animal model for respiratory disease.
|Professor Simone Meddle||Personal Chair of Behavioural Neuroendocrinology||
Adaptations of the neuroendocrine system: hormonal and neural regulation of reproduction and behaviour. Animal Welfare: Neurobiology of positive welfare and behaviour.
|Professor Bruce Whitelaw||Genus Personal Chair of Animal Biotechnology||
Development of genetically engineered livestock for biomedical and agricultural applications.