Robert Spence

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    Academic Qualifications

    • Bachelor of Applied Science (Hons)
    • Master of Applied Science

    Areas of expertise

    • Molecular biology and microbiology
    • DNA sequencing and
    • Pathogen bioassays

    Area of research

    Signalling mechanisms and tissue pathology associated with equine laminitis.


    Key Publications

    • Melody A. de Laat, Danielle M. Fitzgerald, Martin N. Sillence, Robert J. Spence, Glucagon-like peptide-2: A potential role in equine insulin dysregulation, Equine veterinary journal Mar 2018 doi: 10.1111/evj.12825
    • Robert J. Spence, Christopher Noune, and Caroline Hauxwell, Complete Genome Sequences of Four Isolates of Plutella xylostella Granulovirus, Genome Announc. May/June 2016 4:e00633-16; doi:10.1128/genomeA.00633-16
    • Robert J. Spence, Ana Pavasovic, James J. Smith, and Peter J. Prentis, Draft Genome Sequence of Enterococcus faecalis Strain PF3, Isolated from Adélie Penguin Feces from Antarctica, Genome Announc. January/February 2014 2:e01209-13; doi:10.1128/genomeA.01209-13