Nematode genetics

Grant lab

For the most recent publications, visit PubMed.

GRANT, W. N. & BEHM, C. A. (2007). Target identification and validation for anthelmintic discovery. Expert Opinion on Drug Discovery, 2, S91-S98

NOLAN, T. J., ZHU, X., KETSCHEK, A., COLE,  J., GRANT, W. N.  LOK, J. B. & SCHAD, G. A. (2007) The Sugar Glider (Petaurus breviceps): a laboratory host for the nematode Parastrongyloides trichosuri. Parasitology, 93(5), 1084-1089

COWAN, P. E., GRANT, W. N., & RALSTON, M. 2008, Assessing the ecological suitability of the parasitic nematode Parastrongyloides trichosuri as a vector for transmissible fertility control of brushtail possums in New Zealand. Wildlife Research, 35, 573-577

MAASS, D. R., HARRISON, G. B., GRANT, W. N., HEIN, W. R., SHOEMAKER, C. B.  2009, Intraspecific epitopic variation in a carbohydrate antigen exposed on the surface of Trichostrongylus colubriformis infective L3 larvae. PLoS Pathogens, 5, e1000597. (Epub 2009 Sep 25).

CROOK, M. GRANT, K. & GRANT W. N. 2010, Failure of Parastongyloides trichosuri daf-7 to complement a Caenorhabditis elegans daf-7 (e1372) mutant: implications for the evolution of parasitism. International Journal for Parasitology, 40, 1675-83 (Epub 2010 Jul 29).

DOYLE, S.R., CHAN, C.K. & GRANT, W.N. (2011). Enhanced annealing of mismatched oligonucleotides using a novel melt-curve assay allows efficient in vitro discrimination and restriction of a single nucleotide polymorphism BMC Biotechnology 11:83

STASIUK, S.J., SCOTT, M.J. & GRANT, W.N. (2012) Developmental plasticity and the evolution of parasitism in an unusual nematode, Parastrongyloides trichosuri. EvoDevo, 3:1

See also contributions to a special issue of the journal PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, for April 2012.