Queen's University, Belfast

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Current Position Professor
Telephone +44 (0)28 9097 2046
Email N.Marks@qub.ac.uk
Departments School of Biological Sciences
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Quadrat Core Themes Biodiversity, Environmental Management
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Key Research Interests

  • The detection and monitoring of infectious diseases
  • The work encompasses the monitoring of farm animals for parasitic infections
  • Develop detailed understanding of animal behaviour and to exploit these tools and data to determine infection status to inform disease management and control
  • Advanced thermography as a tool for the early detection of key inflammatory conditions

Summary Title of Current Studentships

  • Using parasite egg-derived data to guide on-farm treatment and counter drug resistance
  • Exploiting sensory technologies to understand the impact of disease on badger behaviour
  • Platform for Precision Phenotyping of Farmed Animals
  • Understanding the mechanisms of parasite drug resistance