Queen's University, Belfast

Current Position Senior Lecturer
Previous Position Senior Research Associate (QIMR)
Telephone +44 (0) 2890972726
Email g.gobert@qub.ac.uk
Departments School of Biological Sciences
Quadrat Core Themes Environmental Management
Methods I Use Bio / Geo / Chemical Analytical, Omics and Informatics


Key Research Interests

  • Tropical helminth diseases, biology, molecular biology and diagnostics.
  • “One Health” approach to helminth disease control; importance of environmental factors, animal reservoirs, vectors
    and human factors for disease transmission.
  • Host-parasite interactions and modulation.

Recent Key Papers

C.F. Van Dorssen, C.A. Gordon, Y. Li, G.M Williams, Y. Wang, Z. Lao, G.N. GOBERT, H. You, D.P. McManus and D.J. Gray. (2017) Rodents, goats and dogs – their potential roles in the transmission of schistosomiasis in China. Parasitology, 144:1633-1642.

C.A. Gordon, D.P. McManus, M.K. Jones, D.J. Gray and G.N. GOBERT. (2016) The increase of exotic zoonotic helminth infections: The impact of urbanisation, climate change, and globalisation. Advances in Parasitology. 91: 311-397.

C.A. Gordon, R.M. Olveda, A.G. Ross, L.P. Acosta, D.J. Gray, D.P. McManus, and G.N. GOBERT. (2015) Multiplex realtime PCR for intestinal helminthes and schistosomiasis in humans from Northern Samar, the Philippines. International Journal for Parasitology. 45:477-83.

Summary Title of Current Studentships

  • Helminth egg factors regulating liver fibrosis
  • QUADRAT DTP student, Rea Tatem-Dokter: Identifying Environmental Factors for Soil Transmitted and Food Borne Helminth Diseases in Border Regions of Northern Thailand