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Dr Steve Bird

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Senior Lecturer (Biological Sciences)

Research Supervised

PhD

  • Evans, Steve (in progress). Charcterising the pharmacodynamic dose response of three selenium compounds in cancer patients.

MSc (Research)

  • Gibbons, Olivia (2016). Antimicrobial peptides in jawed and jawless vertebrates.
  • Green, Kevin (in progress).
  • Broomfield, Grant (2015). Molecular characterisation of immune genes in yellowtail kingfish (Seriola lalandi).
  • Elliott, Nick (2015). Molecular characterisation of sex differentiation of yellowtail kingfish, Seriola lalandi.

MSc

  • Ahmadi, Ramtin (2014). Characterising eating behaviour genes in zebrafish (Danio rerio).

Recent Publications

  • O'Donnell, S., Bird, S., Jacobson, G., & Driller, M. W. (2018). Sleep and stress hormone responses to training and competition in elite female athletes. European Journal of Sport Science, 18(5), 611-618. doi:10.1080/17461391.2018.1439535

  • Muncaster, S., Kraakman, K., Gibbons, O., Mensink, K., Forlenza, M., Jacobson, G., & Bird, S. (2017). Antimicrobial peptides within the Yellowtail Kingfish ( Seriola lalandi ). Developmental & Comparative Immunology. doi:10.1016/j.dci.2017.04.014

  • Jacobson, G., Muncaster, S., Mensink, K., Forlenza, M., Elliot, N., Broomfield, G., . . . Bird, S. (2017). Omics and cytokine discovery in fish: Presenting the yellowtail kingfish ( Seriola lalandi ) as a case study. Developmental & Comparative Immunology. doi:10.1016/j.dci.2017.04.001

  • Lee, P. T., Bird, S., Zou, J., & Martin, S. A. M. (2017). Phylogeny and expression analysis of C-reactive protein (CRP) and serum amyloid-P (SAP) like genes reveal two distinct groups in fish. Fish and Shellfish Immunology, 65, 42-51. doi:10.1016/j.fsi.2017.03.037 Open Access version: https://hdl.handle.net/10289/11061

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Contact Details

Email: sbird@waikato.ac.nz
Room: C.2.01C
Phone: +64 7 838 4723