Amoeba Working Group

The Amoeba Working Group is a collection of experts in the field of amoeba research and innovation, with a particular focus on amoebic gill disease (AGD). They meet regularly in the interest of knowledge exchange, and welcome other researchers and industry professionals to join their conversations and KE activities to find solutions to AGD. You will find information and contact details for each of the group's members here.

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Prof. Fiona Henriquez

Professor, School of Health and Life Sciences, University of the West of Scotland

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Prof. Martin Llewellyn

Professor of Molecular Ecology, University of Glasgow

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Prof. Sam Martin

Director of the Scottish Fish Immunology Research Centre (SFIRC) at the University of Aberdeen

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Dr Kim Thompson

Principal Investigator, Moredun Research Institute

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Prof. James Bron

Professor of Aquatic Animal Health and Head of Aquatic Parasitology, Institute of Aquaculture


Prof. Michael Barrett, OBE FRSE

Parasitologist, University of Glasgow


Dr Roderick Williams

Lecturer of Microbiology, University of the West of Scotland