Queen's University, Belfast
|Current Position||Senior Lecturer|
|Previous Position||Senior Research Associate (QIMR)|
|Telephone||+44 (0) 2890972726|
|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 (completing Oct 2019).