Mrs Hilary Jane Worgan


Mrs Hilary Jane Worgan

Laboratory Manager

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I graduated from Aberystwyth University in 2000 after studying Zoology and Microbiology.

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Managment of teaching laboratories\ field couse expenditure * Line management of the teaching technical staff * Managment of the laboratories for the gut microbiology research group



Comparison of the microbial population in rabbits and guinea pigs by next generation sequencingCrowley, E. J., King, J. J., Wilkinson, T., Worgan, H., Huson, K. M., Rose, M. & McEwan, N. 2017 In : PLoS One.12, 2, e0165779
In vitro analysis of the effect of supplementation with activated charcoal on the equine hindgutEdmunds, J. L., Worgan, H., Dougal, K., Girdwood, S., Douglas, J-L. & McEwan, N. 2016 In : Journal of Equine Science.27, 2, p. 49-557 p.
Microbial diversity in the digestive tract of two different breeds of sheepDouglas, J-L., Worgan, H., Easton, G., Poret, L., Wolf, B., Edwards, A., Davies, E., Ross, D. & McEwan, N. 2016 In : Journal of Applied Microbiology.120, 5, p. 1382-13898 p.
Strong Stability and Host Specific Bacterial Community in Faeces of PoniesBlackmore, T. M., Dugdale, A., Argo, C. M., Curtis, G., Pinloche, E., Harris, P. A., Worgan, H. J., Girdwood, S. E., Dougal, K., Newbold, C. J. & McEwan, N. R. 2013 In : PLoS One.8, 9, 9 p., e75079
Rumen fermentation and microbial yield of high- or low-protein diets containing ground soybean seeds or homemade rapeseed expellers evaluated with RUSITECGuadagnin, M., Tagliapietra, F., Cattani, M., Schiavon, S., Worgan, H. J., Belanche, A., Newbold, C. J. & Bailoni, L. 2013 In : Canadian Journal of Animal Science.93, 3, p. 363-3718 p.
Identification and Characterization of Three Novel Lipases Belonging to Families II and V from Anaerovibrio lipolyticus 5STPrivé, F., Kaderbhai, N. N., Girdwood, S., Worgan, H. J., Pinloche, E., Scollan, N. D., Huws, S. A. & Newbold, C. J. 2013 In : PLoS One.8, 8, 9 p., e69076
Contrasts between the cryoconite and ice-marginal bacterial communities of Svalbard glaciers: Bacterial communities of Svalbard glaciersEdwards, A., Rassner, S. M., Anesio, A. M., Worgan, H. J., Irvine-Fynn, T. D., Williams, H. W., Sattler, B. & Griffith, G. W. 2013 In : Polar Research.32, 19468
A comparison of the microbiome and the metabolome of different regions of the equine hindgutDougal, K., Harris, P. A., Edwards, A., Pachebat, J. A., Blackmore, T. M., Worgan, H. J. & Newbold, C. J. 2012 In : FEMS Microbiology Ecology.82, 3, p. 642-65211 p.
A preliminary characterisation of the ecology of gut anaerobic fungal populations in horsesBirch, R., Edwards, J., Worgan, H. J., Macias, B., Stevens, P. R., Newbold, C. J. & Nash, D. M. 2011 p. 1761 p.
Molecular phylogeny of Spirodinium equi, Triadinium caudatum and Blepharocorys sp. from the equine hindgutSnelling, T., Pinloche, E. J-Y., Worgan, H. J., Newbold, C. J. & McEwan, N. R. 2011 In : Acta Protozoologica.50, 4, p. 319-3268 p.
Isolation of Streptococcus thoraltensis from rabbit faecesMcCartney, C. A., McEwan, N. R., Snelling, T. J., Borø, S. & Worgan, H. 2010 In : Current Microbiology.61, 4, p. 357-3604 p.
Changes in the bacterial population of the caecum and stomach of the rabbit in response to addition of dietary caprylic acidSkrivanova, E., Worgan, H. J., Pinloche, E., Marounek, M., Newbold, J. & McEwan, N. R. 2010 In : Veterinary Microbiology.144, 3-4, p. 334-3396 p.
Endometrial Toll-like Receptor 4 (TLR4) and Interleukin-8 (IL-8) Expression in Mares Resistant (RM) or Susceptible (SM) to EndometritisCuervo-Arango, J., Worgan, H., Macías, B. & Nash, D. M. 2008 p. 751 p.
Soil differentiation using fingerprint Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy, chemometrics and genetic algorithm-based feature selectionElliott, G. N., Worgan, H., Broadhurst, D. I., Draper, J. H. & Scullion, J. 2007 In : Soil Biology and Biochemistry.39, 11, p. 2888-28969 p.
Copper deficiency in potato dextrose agar causes reduced pigmentation in cultures of various fungiGriffith, G., Easton, G. L., Detheridge, A., Roderick, K., Edwards, A., Worgan, H. J., Nicholson, J. & Perkins, W. T. 2007 In : FEMS Microbiology Letters.276, 2, p. 165-171
The use of chemical profiling for monitoring metabolic changes in artificial soil slurries caused by horizontal gene transferHuang, W., Goodacre, R., Elliott, G. N., Beckmann, M., Worgan, H., Bailey, M. J., Williams, P. A., Scullion, J. & Draper, J. 2005 In : Metabolomics.p. 305-31511 p.
Food quality and microbial succession in ageing earthworm casts: standard microbial indices and metabolic fingerprintingScullion, J., Goodacre, R., Elliott, G. N., Huang, W., Worgan, H., Gwynn-Jones, D., Griffith, G. W., Darby, R. M., Bailey, M. J., Clegg, C. D. & Draper, J. H. 2003 p. 5-62 p.
Use of earthworm casts to validate FT-IR spectroscopy as a 'sentinel' technology for high-throughput monitoring of global changes in microbial ecologyScullion, J., Elliott, G. N., Huang, W., Goodacre, R., Worgan, H., Darby, R. M., Bailey, M. J., Gwynn-Jones, D., Griffith, G. W., Winson, M. K., Williams, P. A., Clegg, C. D. & Draper, J. 2003 In : Pedobiologia.47, 5-6, p. 440-4467 p.