Dr Susan Girdwood

PhD

Dr Susan 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

Polyomic tools for an emerging livestock parasite, the rumen fluke Calicophoron daubneyi; identifying shifts in rumen functionalityHuson, K. M., Morphew, R., Allen, N., Hegarty, M., Worgan, H., Girdwood, S., Jones, E. L., Phillips, H., Vickers, M., Swain, M., Smith, D., Kingston-Smith, A. & Brophy, P. 2018 In : Parasites & Vectors.11, 1, 22 p., 617
Investigating the potential of novel non-woven fabrics for efficient pollination control in plant breedingClifton-Brown, J., Senior, H., Purdy, S., Horsnell, R., Lankamp, B., Müennekhoff, A-K., Virk, D., Guillemois, E., Chetty, V., Cookson, A., Girdwood, S., Clifton-Brown, G., Tan, M. L. M. C., Awty-Carroll, D. & Bentley, A. 2018 In : PLoS One.13, 9, e0204728
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
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