Agri-food and Biosciences Institute, United Kingdom
Veterinary Science Division
Veterinary epidemiologist (veterinary research officer) primarily managing projects related to the epidemiology of infectious diseases (including bovine Tuberculosis, Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus and Johne's Disease) of cattle. Recent research projects have included the assessment of test diagnostics, risk factor analyses, co-infection studies (including parasites like liver fluke) and molecular epidemiology. I also maintain an active research interest in wildlife disease ecology and management.
The Queen's University Belfast
Collaborating with research staff on projects related to wildlife management in relation to an infectious disease, and the utilisation of "big data" gathered from veterinary disease surveillance to generate models built around movement/trade networks. Currently, I am supervising two PhD candidates at Queen's University Belfast.