Full articles in refereed scientific conference proceedings

  1. Psifidi A., M. Crotta, RJ. Pandit, B. Fosso, PG. Koringa, G Limon, K. Boulton, G. Banos, J Guitian, FM. Tomley, DN. Rank, CG. Joshi, D. Hume, DP. Blake. 2018. “Identification of SNP markers affecting gut microbiome composition in chicken”. Proceedings of the 11th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Auckland, New Zealand
  2. J.J. Ilska, A. Psifidi*, L.A. Seeker, B. Whitelaw, M. Coffey, D. Nussey, G. Banos. 2018. “Genetic background of early life telomere length and association with dairy cow longevity”. Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Auckland, New Zealand (* equally contributed)
  3. Psifidi, M. Fife, O. Matika, K. Boulton, G. Banos, D. Blake, DA. Hume, MP. Stevens, P. Kaiser. 2017. “Mapping disease resistance in poultry”. Invited speech, Proceedings of the 10th European Symposium of Poultry Genetics, 26th-28th June, St Malo, France
  4. Psifidi, G. Bramis, G. Arsenos and G. Banos. 2014. “Genetic Parameters and Genomic Markers Associated with Mastitis Resistance in Dairy Sheep” Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Vancouver BC, Canada, 521
  5. Psifidi, G. Banos, O. Matika, T. Dessie, R. Christley, P. Wigley, J. Bettridge, O. Hanotte, T. Desta and P. Kaiser. 2014. “Identification of SNP Markers for Resistance to Salmonella and IBDV in Indigenous Ethiopian Chickens” Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Vancouver BC, Canada, 321.
  6. Psifidi, C.I. Dovas, G. Arsenos, M. Papanastassopoulou, Z. Basdagianni and G. Banos. 2010. “Detection and Quantification of PrP Alleles Based on Flock Bulk Milk of Dairy Ewes Using Gap-A Ligase Chain Reaction“. Proceedings of the 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, CD-ROM communication 0086. Leipzig, Germany.
  7. A.I. Gelasakis, G. Arsenos, J.G. Hickford, A. Psifidi, H. Zhou and G. Banos. 2010. “Polymorphism of the DQA2 gene in the Chios Dairy sheep population and its association with footrot“. Proceedings of the 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, CD-ROM communication 0631. Leipzig, Germany.

Abstracts in refereed scientific conference proceedings

  1. M.D. Wallace, A. Denyer, C Mellersh, K. Hughes, D. Xia, A. Psifidi, E. Schofield, P.J. Watson, I.K. Ramsey, L.J. Kennedy, G. Williams, N. Zimmerman, M.E. Herrtage, C.A. O’Callaghan, B. Catchpole, L.J. Davison. 2019. “The Canine Diabetes Genetics Partnership: Whole Genome Sequencing of dog breeds at high and low risk of pancreatic beta cell disease” Proceedings of the 10th International conference on Canine and Feline Genetics and Genomics, Bern, Switzerland
  2. J. Raffle, J. Novo Matos, JR Payne, DJ Connolly, V. Luis Fuentes, A. Psifidi. 2019. “Identification of clinical and genetic factors associated with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in cats” Proceedings of the10th International conference on Canine and Feline Genetics and Genomics, Bern, Switzerland
  3. Psifidi A. 2019."Dissecting the genomic architecture of host resistance to Campylobacter colonisation in chickens". Proceeding of the Newton Agham Workshop 2019 on Vaccines and Diagnostics, Manila, Philippines https://www.slideshare.net/zerep_cire/2019-newton-agham-researcher-links-workshop-vaccines-and-diagnostics-conference-proceedings
  4. Psifidi A., L. Rothwell, D. Robledo, A. Bremner, A. Kranis, G. Banos, R. Bailey, M.S. Fife, P.M. Hocking, K. Watson, P. Kaiser, S. Avendano, M. Stevens. 2019. “Genomic and Transcriptomic Characterisation of Campylobacter Resistance in Broilers” Proceedings of the Plant & Animal Genome XXVII (PAG) conference, San Diego, California, USA
  5. Psifidi, M. Crotta, A. Hinsu, RJ. Pandit, B. Fosso, PG. Koringa, G Limon, G. Banos, J Guitian, DN. Rank, FM. Tomley, D. Hume, CG. Joshi, and DP. Blake. 2019. “Microbiota of the chicken gut: genomic and metagenomic characterisation” Proceedings of the Plant & Animal Genome XXVII (PAG) conference, San Diego, California, USA
  6. J. Novo Matos, A. Psifidi, D.J. Connolly, L. Wilkie, R. Piercy, V. Luis Fuentes. 2018 ‘’Candidate genes for feline hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: analysis of 18 sarcomeric and non-sarcomeric genes’’ Proceedings of the first  Companion Animal Genetics Health Conference, Edinburgh, UK
  7. Psifidi A. , S. Bush, B. Giotti, K. Russel, L. Rothwell, A. Kranis, G. Banos, R. Bailey, D. Hume, M. Fife, P. Hockings, K. Watson, P. Kaiser, M. Stevens. 2017. “Genomic and transcriptomic studies of Campylobacter gut colonization resistance in broilers”. Proceedings of the new Animal Genetics and Disease meeting, Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK.
  8. K. Boulton, M. Nolan, A. Psifidi, Z. Wu, R. Hawken, F. Tomley, D. Blake, D. Hume. 2017. Eigen analysis provides valuable insight into separable resistance and tolerance traits in chicken response to coccidiosis. Proceedings of the new Animal Genetics and Disease meeting, Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK.
  9. K. Boulton, M. Nolan, A. Psifidi, Z. Wu, R. Hawken, F. Tomley, D. Blake, D. Hume. 2017. “Serum IL10 provides separable resistance and tolerance traits in chicken response to coccidiosis”. Proceedings of the 68th Annual Meeting of the European Association for Animal Production, Tallinn, Estonia.
  10. Psifidi A, S. Bush, E. Clark, D. Hume, G. Banos. 2017. “Identifying candidate genes for mastitis resistance using ovine transcriptome”. Proceedings of Animal and Plant Genome XXV, San Diego, CA, USA.
  11. Psifidi A, LA. Seeker, J. Ilska-Warner, B. Whitelaw, DH. Nussey, MP. Coffey and G. Banos. 2017 “Genome-wide association studies of telomere length in dairy cattle” Proc 2017 Annual Meeting British Society of Animal Science, Chester, England, UΚ Advances in Animal Biosciences, Vol 8:53.
  12. J. Ilska-Warner, LA. Seeker, A. Psifidi, B. Whitelaw, MP. Coffey and G. Banos. 2017 “Genetic parameters of telomere length in dairy cattle” Proc 2017 Annual Meeting British Society of Animal Science, Chester, England, UΚ Advances in Animal Biosciences, Vol 8:56.
  13. K. Boulton, M.J. Nolan, A. Psifidi, Z. Wu, R. Hawken, M. Abrahamsen, F.M. Tomley, D.P. Blake, D.A. Hume. 2017. Serum IL10 – A novel prognostic biomarker for tolerance to Eimeria tenella induced coccidiosis in the domestic chicken. Proceedings of the 10th European Symposium of Poultry Genetics, St Malo, France
  14. K. Boulton, M. Nolan, A. Psifidi, Z. Wu, K. Harman, R. Hawken, M. Abrahamsen, F. Tomley, D. Blake, D. Hume. 2017. Serum IL10 response to Eimeria challenge in commercial and backcross chickens. 36th International Society for Animals Genetics Conference, Dublin, Ireland.
  15. Psifidi, A. Kranis, G. Banos, L. Rothwell, R. Bailey, M. Fife, P. M. Hockings, D.A. Hume, M. P. Stevens, K. A. Watson and P. Kaiser. 2016. “Cytokine and chemokine expression in the caecal tonsils correlates with caeca Campylobacter load in chickens”. XIVth Avian Immunology Research Group meeting, Munich, Germany.
  16. Psifidi, A. Kranis, G. Banos, L. Rothwell, R. Bailey, M. Fife, P.M. Hockings, D.A. Hume, M.P. Stevens, K.A. Watson and P. Kaiser. 2016.“The genetic architecture of Campylobacter gut colonisation resistance in broilers”. XIVth Avian Immunology Research Group meeting, Munich, Germany.
  17. K. Boulton, M.J. Nolan, E. Hamzic, A. Psifidi, Z. Wu, P. Kaiser, M.Η. Pinard-van der Laan, F. M. Tomley, M. Abrahamsen, R. Hawken, D.P. Blake, D.A. Hume. 2016. “Serum IL-10, a novel diagnostic biomarker for resistance in the domestic chicken to coccidiosis“.XIVth Avian Immunology Research Group meeting, Munich, Germany.
  18. Psifidi, G. Banos, O. Matika, T.T. Desta, J. Bettridge, D.A. Hume, D. Tadelle, R. Christley, P. Wigley, O. Hanotte and P. Kaiser. 2016. “Mapping genomic regions associated with resistance to infectious diseases in Ethiopian indigenous chickens”.  67th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science Belfast, UK.
  19. S. Symeou, A. Hager-Theodorides, O. Tzamaloukas, A. Psifidi, G. Banos and D. Miltiadou. 2016. “Association of the ACAA2 gene with milk traits in Chios sheep”. 67th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science Belfast, UK.
  20. Psifidi, P. Koringa , G. Limon , J. Guitian , K.G. Tirumurugaan, M.Raman , D.A. Hume , Tomley FM, Rank DN, Joshi CG, Blake DP. 2016. “Different gut microbiome profiles identified in three indigenous Indian and one commercial chicken population”. International School for Scientific Research, Computational Microbiology and Microbiome-Based Medicine Meeting, Lipari, Italy.
  21. K. Boulton, Z. Wu, Α. Psifidi, D. Hume. 2016. The potential of serum IL-10 as a diagnostic biomarker of resilience in the domestic chicken to infection from Eimeria Spp. 35th International Society for Animals Genetics Conference, Lake City, USA.
  22. L.A. Seeker, R. Holland, S. Underwood , J. Fairlie, A. Psifidi, J.Ilska, B. Whitelaw, M. Coffey, G. Banos and D.Nussey. 2015. “Minimal effect of DNA extraction method on relative telomere length measurement by qPCR”. Proc. 2015 The Congress on Controversies & Consensus in Bovine Health, Industry & Economics, Berlin, Germany, P03.
  23. L.A. Seeker, B. Holland, A. Psifidi, G. Banos and D. Nussey. 2015. “A robust assay for the measurement of telomere length in dairy cattle” Proc. 2015 Annual Meeting British Society of Animal Science, Chester, England, UΚ. Advances in Animal Biosciences, Vol 6(2):66.
  24. G. Bramis, G. Arsenos, A. Psifidi and G. Banos. 2014. “Genetic parameters of mastitis related traits in dairy sheep” Proc. 2014 Annual Meeting British Society of Animal Science, Nottingham, England, UΚ. Advances in Animal Biosciences, Vol 5(1):194.
  25. Psifidi, G. Bramis, G. Arsenos and G. Banos. 2014. “Validation of previously discovered markers for mastitis resistance in an independent population of dairy sheep” Proc. 2014 Annual Meeting British Society of Animal Science, Nottingham, England, UΚ. Advances in Animal Biosciences, Vol 5(1):195.
  26. Psifidi, P. Hesketh, A. Stebbings, A. Archer, N. Salmon, O. Matika, G. Banos, N. Bumstead, A. Smith, P. Kaiser. 2013. Identification of SNP markers for resistance to coccidiosis in chickens. Proceedings of the 8th European Poultry Genetics Symposium, Venice, Italy. Session 2 - Disease resistance: genetics and breeding.
  27. Psifidi, O. Matika, G. Banos, A. Smith, M. Stevens, D. Burt and P. Kaiser. 2013. “Mapping disease resistance genes in the chicken using the 600K SNP chip” Proc. 10th International Veterinary Immunology Symposium, Milan, Italy, p. 206.
  28. Psifidi, C.I. Dovas, G. Bramis, G. Arsenos and G. Banos. 2011. “A comparison of six protocols for isolation of high quality and quantity ovine genomic DNA suitable for microarray analysis”. Proceedings of the American Dairy Science Association-American Society of Animal Science Joint Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, USA, p. 89:708.
  29. G. Arsenos, A.I. Gelasakis , G. Bramis, A. Psifidi, E. Papadopoulos, D. Fletouris. 2011. “Donkey breeding in Greece”. Proceedings of the 2nd  National Congress on Productive Animals, Hygiene-Safety of Foods of Animal Origin, and Consumer Protection, Thessaloniki, Greece, p. 274-275.
  30. Psifidi, G.E Valergakis, Z. Abas, G. Arsenos, G. Banos. 2011. Proposal of establishing a nucleus flock in order to disseminate scrapie resistant genotypes in sheep. Proceedings of the 2nd  National Congress on Productive Animals, Hygiene-Safety of Foods of Animal Origin, and Consumer Protection, Thessaloniki, Greece, p. 274-275.
  31. Psifidi, C.I. Dovas, Z. Bazdagianni, G. Arsenos, G.E Valergakis., M. Papanastassopoulou and G. Banos. 2010. ‘’A screening tool for monitoring scrapie in sheep flocks’’. Proceedings of the 61st Annual Meeting of the European Association for Animal Production, Heraklion, Crete Island, Greece, p. 16:200.

Presentations in refereed scientific conference proceedings

1. A. Psifidi (2021) “Veterinary cardiologists, Geneticists and Pedigree Cat Enthusiasts converge resources to advance understanding of HCM genetics” Webinar talk, February 2021, EveryCAT Health Foundation (previous Winn foundation) (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wy7FqqR6z0c).

2. A. Psifidi, D. Xia, O. Gundogdu, G. Banos, D. Blake (2021) “Dissecting Campylobacter-Eimeria co-infections to understand pathogen dynamics and develop a model for future poultry studies.” Poultry Workshop (same organizers as per PAG conference), February 2021, on-line conference

3. TA. Smedley, L. Dutton, L. Kalmar, V. Luis Fuentes, A. Psifidi, DJ. Connolly. (2021) “Investigating the structural effects of MYBPC3 variants causative for feline and human hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM)”. Annual Meeting of the British Society of Animal Science, 12-15 April, on-line conference

4. J. Raffle , J. N. Matos, P. Elliott, D. J. Connolly, V. L. Fuentes, A. Psifidi (2021)“A Genome Wide Association Study of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy in Cats” Annual Meeting of the British Society of Animal Science, 12-15 April, on-line conference

5. J. Raffle , J. N. Matos, P. Elliott, D. J. Connolly, V. L. Fuentes, A. Psifidi (2021) “Identification of novel variants associated with feline hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) using targeted next-generation sequencing” Annual Meeting of the British Society of Animal Science, 12-15 April, on-line conference

6. V. Lindsay, KB. Selhorst, E. Clark, RJ. Piercy, A. Psifidi (2021) “Genome-wide approaches to dissecting the genetic architecture of equine exertional rhabdomyolysis (ER)” Annual Meeting of the British Society of Animal Science, 12-15 April, on-line conference

7. V. Lindsay, C. Massey, YT. Li, KB. Selhorst, E. Clark, RJ. Piercy, A. Psifidi (2021) “Identification of phenotypic patterns enhances genome-wide genetic studies of equine exertional rhabdomyolysis syndrome” Annual Meeting of the British Society of Animal Science, 12-15 April, on-line conference

8. A.Psifidi (2020)“Integrating genetics and omics data to dissect host resistance to disease”. Seminar talk, February 2020, The Roslin Institute(University of Edinburgh)

9. A.Psifidi, G. Banos, P. Kaiser, O. Hanotte, C. Joshi, F. Tomley, D. Blake. (2020) “Integrating genetics and “omics” data to dissect chicken resistance to infectious disease in Low and Middle Income Countries”. Plant and Animal Genome XXVIII Conference, January 2020, San Diego, CA, USA.

10. A. Psifidi, O. Hanotte, L. Vervelde, N. Sparks, J. Chaitanya, D. Blake, G. Banos, F. Tomley and One Health Poultry Hub consortium. (2020) “Poultry Genomic Projects in Low and Middle Income Countries”. Plant and Animal Genome XXVIII Conference, January 2020, San Diego, CA, USA.

11. V. Lindsay, K. Selhorst, E. Clark, R J. Piercy, A. Psifidi (2020) “Phenotypic and Genetic Characterisation of Recurrent Exertional Rhabdomyolysis (RER) in Warmbloods and Connemara Ponies” Plant and Animal Genome XXVIII Conference, January 2020, San Diego, CA, USA.

12. A. Psifidi, A. Kranis, L.M. Rothwell, A. Bremner, K. Russell, C. Chintoan-Uta , D. Robledo, S. Bush, M. Fife, P.M. Hocking, G. Banos, D. A. Hume, R.A. Bailey, K.A. Watson, S. Avendano , P. Kaiser, M. P. Stevens. “Genomic, transcriptomic and 16S sequencing characterisation of host resistance to Campylobacter colonisation in chickens.” Poultry Production Chain Workshop, CHRO, October 2019, Belfast,UK

13. J. Raffle, J. Novo Matos, J. Rose Payne, D J. Connolly, V. Luis Fuentes, A. Psifidi. ”Identification of clinical and genetic factors associated with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in cats”. 10th International Conference on Canine and Feline Genetics and Genomics, 26-29 May 2019, Bern, Switzerland.

14. A. Psifidi, G. Oikonomou, S. Carter, D. Xia, D. Werling, M. Coffey, G. Banos. “Aetiopathogenesis and genomic architecture of resistance to lameness in dairy cattle”. Animal Genetics and Diseases 2019 conference, 8-10 May, Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre, UK.

15. A. Psifidi. 2019."Dissecting the genomic architecture of host resistance to Campylobacter colonisation in chickens". Newton Agham Workshop 2019 on Vaccines and Diagnostics, Manila, Philippines https://www.slideshare.net/zerep_cire/2019-newton-agham-researcher-links-workshop-vaccines-and-diagnostics-conference-proceedings

16. A. Psifidi , L. Rothwell, D. Robledo, A. Bremner, A. Kranis, G. Banos, R. Bailey, M.S. Fife, P.M. Hocking, K. Watson, P. Kaiser, S. Avendano, M. Stevens. 2019. “Genomic and Transcriptomic Characterisation of Campylobacter Resistance in Broilers” Plant & Animal Genome XXVII (PAG) conference, San Diego, California, USA

17. A. Psifidi, M. Crotta, A. Hinsu, RJ. Pandit, B. Fosso, PG. Koringa, G Limon, G. Banos, J Guitian, DN. Rank, FM. Tomley, D. Hume, CG. Joshi, and DP. Blake. 2019. “Microbiota of the chicken gut: genomic and metagenomic characterisation”. Plant & Animal Genome XXVII (PAG) conference, 2019, San Diego, California, USA

18. J. Novo Matos, A. Psifidi, D.J. Connolly, L. Wilkie, R. Piercy, V. Luis Fuentes. 2018 ‘’Candidate genes for feline hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: analysis of 18 sarcomeric and non-sarcomeric genes’’. 1st Companion Animal Genetics Health Conference, Edinburgh, UK

19. A. Psifidi, M. Crotta, RJ. Pandit, B. Fosso, PG. Koringa, G Limon, K. Boulton, G. Banos, J Guitian, FM. Tomley, DN. Rank, CG. Joshi, D. Hume, DP. Blake. 2018. “Identification

of SNP markers affecting gut microbiome composition in chicken”. 11th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Auckland, New Zealand

20. J.J. Ilska, A. Psifidi, L.A. Seeker, B. Whitelaw, M. Coffey, D. Nussey, G. Banos. 2018. “Genetic background of early life telomere length and association with dairy cow longevity”. 11th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Auckland, New Zealand

21. A. Psifidi, M. Fife, O. Matika, K. Boulton, G. Banos, D. Blake, DA. Hume, MP. Stevens, P. Kaiser. 2017. “Mapping disease resistance in poultry”. 10th European Symposium of Poultry Genetics, 26th-28th June, St Malo, France

22. A. Psifidi, S. Bush, B. Giotti, K. Russel, L. Rothwell, A. Kranis, G. Banos, R. Bailey, D. Hume, M. Fife, P. Hockings, K. Watson, P. Kaiser, M. Stevens. 2017. “Genomic and transcriptomic studies of Campylobacter gut colonization resistance in broilers”. 1st Animal Genetics and Disease meeting, Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK.

23. A. Psifidi , S. Bush, E. Clark, D. Hume, G. Banos. 2017. “Identifying candidate genes for mastitis resistance using ovine transcriptome”. Animal and Plant Genome XXV, San Diego, CA, USA.

24. A. Psifidi , LA. Seeker, J. Ilska-Warner, B. Whitelaw, DH. Nussey, MP. Coffey and G. Banos. 2017 “Genome-wide association studies of telomere length in dairy cattle” Annual Meeting British Society of Animal Science, Chester, England, UΚ

25. A. Psifidi, A. Kranis, G. Banos, L. Rothwell, R. Bailey, M. Fife, P. M. Hockings, D.A. Hume, M. P. Stevens, K. A. Watson and P. Kaiser. 2016. “Cytokine and chemokine expression in the caecal tonsils correlates with caeca Campylobacter load in chickens”. XIVth Avian Immunology Research Group meeting, Munich, Germany.

26. A. Psifidi, A. Kranis, G. Banos, L. Rothwell, R. Bailey, M. Fife, P.M. Hockings, D.A. Hume, M.P. Stevens, K.A. Watson and P. Kaiser. 2016.“The genetic architecture of Campylobacter gut colonisation resistance in broilers”. XIVth Avian Immunology Research Group meeting, Munich, Germany.

27. A. Psifidi, G. Banos, O. Matika, T.T. Desta, J. Bettridge, D.A. Hume, D. Tadelle, R. Christley, P. Wigley, O. Hanotte and P. Kaiser. 2016. “Mapping genomic regions associated with resistance to infectious diseases in Ethiopian indigenous chickens”. 67th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science Belfast, UK.

28. A. Psifidi, P. Koringa , G. Limon , J. Guitian , K.G. Tirumurugaan, M.Raman , D.A. Hume, Tomley FM, Rank DN, Joshi CG, Blake DP. 2016. “Different gut microbiome profiles identified in three indigenous Indian and one commercial chicken population”. International School for Scientific Research, Computational Microbiology and Microbiome-Based Medicine Meeting, Lipari, Italy.

29. A. Psifidi. 2014.”Mapping resistance to Campylobacter colonization in the chicken”. Internal Roslin Seminar, Edinburgh, UK.

30. A. Psifidi, G. Bramis, G. Arsenos and G. Banos. 2014. “Genetic Parameters and Genomic Markers Associated with Mastitis Resistance in Dairy Sheep” 10th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Vancouver BC, Canada.

31. A. Psifidi, G. Banos, O. Matika, T. Dessie, R. Christley, P. Wigley, J. Bettridge, O. Hanotte, T. Desta and P. Kaiser. 2014. “Identification of SNP Markers for Resistance to Salmonella and IBDV in Indigenous Ethiopian Chickens” 10th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Vancouver BC, Canada.

32. A. Psifidi, G. Bramis, G. Arsenos and G. Banos. 2014. “Validation of previously discovered markers for mastitis resistance in an independent population of dairy sheep” 2014 Annual Meeting British Society of Animal Science, Nottingham, England, UΚ.

33. A. Psifidi. 2013. “Mapping resistance to Campylobacter and Eimeria in the chicken” Roslin’s ISP3/4 meeting, Royal Society of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK.

34. A. Psifidi, P. Hesketh, A. Stebbings, A. Archer, N. Salmon, O. Matika, G. Banos, N. Bumstead, A. Smith, P. Kaiser. 2013. Identification of SNP markers for resistance to coccidiosis in chickens. 8th European Poultry Genetics Symposium, Venice, Italy.

35. A. Psifidi, O. Matika, G. Banos, A. Smith, M. Stevens, D. Burt and P. Kaiser. 2013. “Mapping disease resistance genes in the chicken using the 600K SNP chip”. 10th International Veterinary Immunology Symposium, Milan, Italy.

36. A. Psifidi, C.I. Dovas, G. Bramis, G. Arsenos and G. Banos. 2011. “A comparison of six protocols for isolation of high quality and quantity ovine genomic DNA suitable for microarray analysis”. American Dairy Science Association-American Society of Animal Science Joint Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, USA.

37. A. Psifidi, C.I. Dovas, G. Arsenos, M. Papanastassopoulou, Z. Basdagianni and G. Banos. 2010. “Detection and Quantification of PrP Alleles Based on Flock Bulk Milk of Dairy Ewes Using Gap-A Ligase Chain Reaction“. 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Leipzig, Germany.

38. A.I. Gelasakis, G. Arsenos, J.G. Hickford, A. Psifidi, H. Zhou and G. Banos. 2010. “Polymorphism of the DQA2 gene in the Chios Dairy sheep population and its association with footrot“. 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Leipzig, Germany.

39. A. Psifidi, G.E Valergakis, Z. Abas, G. Arsenos, G. Banos. 2011. Proposal of establishing a nucleus flock in order to disseminate scrapie resistant genotypes in sheep. 2nd National Congress on Productive Animals, Hygiene-Safety of Foods of Animal Origin, and Consumer Protection, Thessaloniki, Greece.

40. A. Psifidi, C.I. Dovas, Z. Bazdagianni, G. Arsenos, G.E Valergakis., M. Papanastassopoulou and G. Banos. 2010. ‘’A screening tool for monitoring scrapie in sheep flocks’’. 61st Annual Meeting of the European Association for Animal Production, Heraklion, Crete Island, Greece.

41. A. Psifidi, C.I. Dovas, G.E Valergakis, Z. Bazdagianni, G. Arsenos and G. Banos. 2010. “Assessment of genotypic profile of the PrP locus in Chios sheep” 25th meeting of the Greek Society of Animal Production, Nauplion, Greece.

42. A. Psifidi, C.I. Dovas, Z. Bazdagianni, I. Bouzalas and G. Banos. 2008. ‘’Assessing scrapie risk in dairy sheep flocks’’. Αnnual Μeeting of British Society of Animal Science, Scarborough, England, UΚ.

43. A. Psifidi, C.I. Dovas, Z. Basdagianni, E. Bouzalas and G. Banos. 2008. “New methods for the assessment of scrapie risk in sheep milk”. 1st National Congress on Productive Animals, Hygiene-Safety of Foods of Animal Origin, and Consumer Protection, Athens, Greece.

44. A. Psifidi, C.I. Dovas, Z. Basdagianni and G. Banos. 2008. “Development of a new flock genotyping method for resistance to scrapie using ligase chain reaction and detection at real time of events”. 9th National Virology Congress, Athens, Greece.

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