I am a Molecular Biology graduate from the University of Glasgow. I gained my Ph.D. at Warwick University for studies on bacterial genetics. After postdoctoral work in bacterial genetics and protein engineering I joined Roslin Institute in 1990 to study sequence-structure-function relationships in the bovine major histocompatibility complex. I joined Moredun as a project leader in the viral immunomodulation programme in 2002. I have long term interests in the relationship between sequence variation and protein function, especially in the context of livestock disease. I have studied the genetic variation of pathogens and the immune system of livestock species for over 20 years and am interested in the molecular interactions between host and pathogen.
Analysis of bovine viral diarrhoea virus: Biobank and sequence database to support eradication in Scotland. GC Russell, DM Grant, S Lycett, C Bachofen, GL Caldow, PD Burr, K Davie, N Ambrose, GJ Gunn, RN Zadoks
Assessment of the rabbit as a wildlife reservoir of bovine viral diarrhea virus: serological analysis and generation of trans-placentally infected offspring. DM Grant, MP Dalgleish, C Bachofen, B Boag, D Deane, A Percival, RN Zadoks, GC Russell
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