Dr Susan Elizabeth Girdwood

PhD

Dr Susan Elizabeth Girdwood

Senior Teaching Lab Technician

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I provide technical support for the following modules

BR10720/RD11520 Crop and Grassland Management
BR13810/BR14410 Applied Genetics/Exploring Genetics
RD11210 Animal Science
RD12010 Introduction to Biology
RD12220 Soil and Plant Science
BR20720/BG20720/RD22420 Applied Nutrition of Livestock, Horses and Companion Animals
BR21810 Chromosome Dynamics
RD25410 Animal Nutrition
BR30310 Advanced Equine Nutrition and Digestive Disorders
BRM0300 Livestock Nutrition

I also assist in the running of the Advanced Microscopy & Bioimaging Laboratory (Hitachi S-4700 FESEM, JEOL 1010 TEM, JEOL 840A CryoSEM, Leica laser confocal microscopes) and am responsible for a number of instruments in the Research Laboratories (e.g. GC, GC-MS, HPLC-MS, Bruker NIR, Sony SH800 Cell Sorter).

Publications

The rumen microbiome: an underexplored resource for novel antimicrobial discoveryOyama, L. B., Girdwood, S. E., Cookson, A. R., Fernandez-fuentes, N., Privé, F., Vallin, H. E., Wilkinson, T. J., Golyshin, P. N., Golyshina, O. V., Mikut, R., Hilpert, K., Richards, J., Wootton, M., Edwards, J. E., Maresca, M., Perrier, J., Lundy, F. T., Luo, Y., Zhou, M., Hess, M., Mantovani, H. C., Creevey, C. J. & Huws, S. A. 2017 In : npj Biofilms and Microbiomes.3, 1, 33
Changes in the total fecal bacterial population in individual horses maintained on a restricted diet over 6 weeksDougal, K., Harris, P. A., Girdwood, S., Creevey, C., Curtis, G., Barfoot, C. F., Argo, C. M. & Newbold, C. 2017 In : Frontiers in Microbiology.8, 1502
Buwchitin: A Ruminal Peptide with Antimicrobial Potential against Enterococcus faecalisOyama, L. B., Crochet, J-A., Edwards, J. E., Girdwood, S., Cookson, A., Fernandez-Fuentes, N., Hilpert, K., Golyshin, P. N., Golyshina, O. V., Privé, F., Hess, M., Mantovani, H. C., Creevey, C. & Huws, S. 2017 In : Frontiers in Chemistry.5, 51
Can the bacterial community of a High Arctic glacier surface escape viral control?Edwards Rassner, S., Anesio, A., Girdwood, S. E., Hell, K., Gokul, J., Whitworth, D. & Edwards, A. 2016 In : Frontiers in Microbiology.7, 956
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.
More publications on the Research Portal