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Contractor / Funded Organisation: Moredun Research Institute

Detailed below are science projects undertaken for, or managed on behalf of, Defra by the Contractor/Funded Organisation selected.

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AW1138: Development of a vaccine to control the poultry red mite & improve laying hen welfare.
Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2006 To 2009, Cost £526,986
Field of Study:   Animal Welfare
Theme:   Strategic research into on farm poultry welfare
Keywords:  
Animal Welfare, Plants and Animals, Poultry
 
 
LK0666: Vaccination strategies for control of enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157:H7 in cattle
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2009, Cost £328,762
Theme:   LINK Sustainable Livestock Production
Keywords:  
 
 
OC8913: The ecology of deer as it relates to domestic animal husbandry and the possible spread of tuberculosis ...
Time Scale & Cost
From 1990 To 1993, Cost £162,244
Theme:   DUMMY
 
 
OD0553: Investigation of the potential for the control of sheep scab using immunological approaches and the development of diagnostic tools
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2007 To 2010, Cost £734,294
Field of Study:   Animal Health
Theme:   Non-statutory parasitic diseases
Keywords:  
Control, Immunity, Animal Diseases, Animal Health, Parasites, Plants and Animals, Sheep Scab, Vaccine Development
 
 
OD0555: Further work on host parasite interactions, including the potential for the control of sheep scab using immunological approaches, and the development of diagnostic tools
Description - Time Scale & Cost
From 2010 To 2013, Cost £825,805
Field of Study:   Animal Health
Theme:   Non-statutory parasitic diseases
Keywords:  
Endemic, Animal Diseases, Animal Health, Parasites, Plants and Animals, Sheep, Sheep Scab
 
 
OD0556: Sheep Scab Host Parasite Interactions
Description - Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 2013 To 2016, Cost £760,152
Field of Study:   Animal Health
Theme:   Non-statutory parasitic diseases
Keywords:  
Sheep
 
 
SE1769: A specific dot blotting assay for bovine PrPsc
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2001 To 2002, Cost £64,900
Field of Study:   Animal Health
Theme:   Studies of natural and experimental spongiform encephalopathies related to diagnosis
Keywords:  
Bovine, Diagnosis, Animal Health, Plants and Animals, TSE, TSEs, Western
 
 
SE1842: Comparative titration of infectivity of BSE in sheep and mice
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2000 To 2007, Cost £1,292,496
Field of Study:   Animal Health
Theme:   Transmissibility of the spongiform encephalopathies
Keywords:  
BSE, Animal Health, Plants and Animals, Transmission, TSEs, Bio-assay
 
 
SE1917: Scrapie infection of sheep neural & extraneural cell lines
Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1996, Cost £99,658
Field of Study:   Animal Health
Theme:   Mechanisms of pathogenesis in spongiform encephalopathies
 
 
SE1933: BSE agent replication in bovine brain cell lines
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 1997 To 2002, Cost £211,317
Field of Study:   Animal Health
Theme:   Mechanisms of pathogenesis in spongiform encephalopathies
Keywords:  
Bovine, BSE, ICC, Animal Health, Pathogenesis, Plants and Animals, TSEs
 
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