Dr Basil Wolf


Dr Basil Wolf

Senior Lecturer

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I graduated from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne with a BSc Agriculture (Hons. Animal Science) in 1976 and followed this with a PhD from the University of Edinburgh where I studied the genetics of growth and carcass composition in lambs. I moved to Aberystwyth in 1981 to teach at the Welsh Agricultural College (now part of IBERS Aberystwyth).



Animal breeding and include studies of the relationships between lamb conformation and carcass composition, the genetic control of parasite resistance in growing lambs and lactating ewes, factors influencing dystocia in sheep, and genetic variation in animal behaviour and its association with productivity and welfare.


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.
A new enabling proteomics methodology to investigate membrane associated proteins from parasitic nematodes: Case study using ivermectin resistant and ivermectin susceptible isolates of Caenorhabditis elegans and Haemonchus contortusHart, E., Brophy, P., Prescott, M., Bartley, D. J., Wolf, B. & Hamilton, J. V. 2015 In : Veterinary Parasitology.207, 3-4, p. 266-27510 p.
Performance of purebred Welsh Mountain and crossbred ewes in a hill environmentWolf, B. T., McLean, B. M. L., Davies, O. D. & Griffith, J. B. 2014 In : Livestock Science.165, p. 181-1888 p.
Effect of mode of action of the Texel Muscling QTL (TM-QTL) on carcass traits in purebred Texel lambsMacfarlane, J. M., Lamb, N. R., Matika, O., Johnson, P. L., Wolf, B. T., Haresign, W., Bishop, S. C. & Bunger, L. 2014 In : Animal.8, 7, p. 1053-1061
The soluble proteome phenotypes of ivermectin resistant and ivermectin susceptible Haemonchus contortus females comparedHart, E. H., Morphew, R. M., Bartley, D. J., Millares, P., Wolf, B. T., Brophy, P. M. & Hamilton, J. V. 2012 In : Veterinary Parasitology.190, 1-2, p. 104-11310 p.
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