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Dr Joanne Cable  -  PhD


Dr Jo Cable
Position:Reader

Telephone:+44 (0)29 208 76022
Fax:+44 (0)29 208 74116
Extension:76022
Location:Cardiff School of Biosciences, The Sir Martin Evans Building, Museum Avenue, Cardiff, CF10 3AX

Research Overview

I have diverse research interests in the ecological adaptations of host-parasite systems. Specifically:

  • Life history traits (transmission dynamics, host specificity, virulence and reproduction) of parasites and their impact on host fitness.
  • Host genetic diversity and parasite resistance.
  • Parasite molecular taxonomy and epidemiology.

Our field and lab studies are aimed to understand the selection pressures imposed by parasites on their hosts. Such information can be used to design more appropriate control measures and ameliorate the impact of parasites on endangered species.

For more details of my research see www.cripescardiff.co.uk

Research Division

Organisms and Environment