Tag Archives: parasitology

posts referring to parasitology research

ISH based characterization of selected inflammatory markers in the gills of Amyloodinium ocellatum-infected European sea bass

Michela Massimo from the University of Udine (Italy) visited the Institute of Aquaculture in 2018 to work with Professor James Bron and Jacquie Ireland on this parasitic dinogflagellate. The research investigated the defence mechanisms adopted by European sea bass (ESB) against the protozoan parasite Amyloodinium ocellatum (AO). To achieve this, an expression fluorescent in situ hybridization‚Ķ Read More »

Novel sea lice vaccine

Dr Sean Monaghan at the Institute of Aquaculture is working with BioMar, Tethys Aquaculture Ltd, Sisaf Ltd and the University of Maine on an orally administered sea lice vaccine targeting mucosal immunity. So far, mostly injection vaccines have been developed and tested and no commercial vaccine currently exists. This project seeks to develop a novel‚Ķ Read More »