The Post Graduate Research Day 25th May 2016

Hawkshead Campus Conference suite rooms 1-4

10 am -5 pm .

Once again this year the Researcher Association has the pleasure of organizing the PG research day in collaboration with Graduate School at the RVC. Besides oral presentations from final year PhD students you could enjoy the diversity of poster presentations from first year PG students throughout the day. So please come and join us in supporting our Post Graduate students on this day: 

  Conference suite room 1-2   Conference suite room 3-4
Time Title Speaker Title Speaker
10:00 - 10:05 Introduction RA Introduction RA
10:05 - 10:20 The application of marketing methodology to the advocacy of on-farm biosecurity: Targeted strategies HN. Pao Transcriptional regulation of the equine chorionic gonadotrophin beta subunit J. Read
10:20 - 10:35 Does endothelial cell dysfunction underlie the predisposition to pasture associated equine laminitis EJT. Finding Gait dynamics in spiders MA. Reeve
10:35 - 10:50 What is the recipe for diabetic remission in the cat RF. Gostelow Biomechanical modelling / motion mapping of computer generated quadrupeds K. Abson
10:50 - 11:05 Objective Assessment of Thoracolumbar Movement and body lean angle in Subjectively Sound Horses and horses with Hindlimb Lameness L. Greve Walking with giraffes – ground reaction forces and kinematics CK. Basu
11:05 - 11:20 Metabolic profiling in canine epilepsy TH. Law Developing, testing and optimising a simulation of mouse hindlimb locomotion J. Charles
11:20 - 11:45 Coffee break
11:45 - 12:00 Assessing the welfare of horses in the UK' L. Crowther PPARβ/δ-mediated regulation of cellular metabolism: implications for endothelial cell dynamics. A. Faulkner
12:00 - 12:15 The effects of Enterococcus faecium NCIMB 10415/SF 68 in the gastrointestinal tracts of healthy dogs LA. Matthewman The effect of temperature rise upon immunity and susceptibility to infection in fish S. Bearder
12:15- 12:30 Evaluating the anti-diabetic potential of the herb Hymenocardia acida I. Ezeigbo Development of a novel approach to solve genome assemblies’ jigsaw puzzles J. Damas
12:30 - 12:45 Estimation and monitoring of the frequency of selected endemic diseases and conditions of dairy cows in Great Britain M. Velasova The epidemiology of bovine tuberculosis at a wildlife-livestock interface in Uganda N. Meunier
12:45 - 13:00 Multidisciplinary approach for improving diagnosis and treatment of canine neuropathic pain. S. Sanchis Mora The isolation and identification of potential vaccine antigens against Dermanyssus gallinae, the poultry red mite J. Pritchard
13:00 Lunch break
13:30 - 15:00 Poster viewing (should be installed from 10:00 am)
15:00 - 15:15 Impact of foot and mouth disease on smallholders of the Andean Region G. Limon Vega Identification and analysis of live attenuated vaccine candidates of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae AS. Deeney
15:15 - 15:30 Integrated use of epidemiological tools to understand African swine fever transmission C. Guinat Development of novel biotherapeutics for S. aureus infection’ SE. Woodman
15:30 - 15:45 Translating Theory into Practice: Targeted tuberculosis control in meerkat of the Kalahari ST. Patterson Potentiation of Polyhexamethylene biguanide and nadifloxacin activities against intracellular MRSA by nanoparticles formulation NF. Kamaruzzaman
15:45 - 16:00 Use of Functional Electrical Stimulation to re-animate the larynx in Recurrent Laryngeal Neuropathy J. Perkins Identification and characterisation of myeloid cell populations in porcine tonsils F. Soldevila Casals
16:00 - 16:15 Skeletal effect and signalling mechanism of Glucagon-like peptide 1 agonist in bone M. Pereira Immunosenescence in geriatric dogs and impact on vaccination A. Holder
16:15 Cheese and wine reception
16:45 Prize giving and closing

You can also find the booklet of abstracts here:   Download 

Kind regards,

Dr. Rowena Packer

President of Researcher Association  

Dr. Marta Farré Belmonte

Junior Vice-President  

Dr. Mazdak Salavati

Senior  Vice-President


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