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Dr Lynne Sneddon B.Sc. (Hons) Ph.D

Director of Bioveterinary Science School of Life Sciences

    Research

    Animal Welfare and Ethics

    Nociception and pain; Aggression and dominance; Animal Welfare; Fear and stress; Intraspecific variation; 3Rs

    Behavioural Ecology and Physiology of Animal Personality

    Research Grants

    Zebrefine

    PORTUGESE FOUNDATION FOR SCIENCE AND TECNOLOGY (PORTUGAL)

    October 2019 - July 2021

    Improving Experimental Approaches in Animal Biology: Implementing the 3Rs

    ASSOCIATION FOR THE STUDY OF ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR (UK)

    January 2016 - July 2016

    Extrinsic and intrinsic factors in the development of phenotype in fish

    WALTHAM FOUNDATION (UK)

    May 2016 - April 2018

    Improving Experimental Approaches in Animal Biology: Implementing the 3Rs

    UNIVERSITIES FEDERATION FOR ANIMAL WELFARE (UK)

    January 2016 - August 2016

    Fish Indicators of Stress and Health (F.I.S.H.) Validation of the use of embryos and yolk sac larval zebrafish in nociception and drug testing

    EUROPEAN COMMISSION

    April 2014 - April 2016

    The detection, assessment and alleviation of pain in laboratory zebrafish.

    NATIONAL CENTRE FOR THE REP, REF AND RED OF ANIMALS USED IN RESEARCH (NC3RS)

    November 2012 - April 2016

    Impact of environmental enrichment on recovery from invasive procedures in rainbow trout

    SOCIETY OF BIOLOGY (UK)

    June 2013 - August 2013

    Nociception in fish: electrophysiological and behavioural analysis.

    BIOTECHNOLOGY & BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE RESEARCH COUNCIL (BBSRC)

    May 2004 - July 2006

    The Liverpool Bespoke Oligoarray Facility (L-BOF).

    NATURAL ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH COUNCIL (NERC)

    January 2005 - January 2008

    Molecular function in post-genome biology (MOLFUN).

    EUROPEAN COMMISSION

    October 2006 - September 2010

    Generation of thermally differentiated zebrafish strains by selective breeding.

    NATURAL ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH COUNCIL (NERC)

    February 2003 - May 2006

    Proximate mechanisms underlying a behavioural trait: boldness in fish

    LEVERHULME TRUST (UK)

    October 2008 - September 2011

    Using antisense technology to understand the mechanisms of agression.

    ROYAL SOCIETY (CHARITABLE)

    May 2005 - June 2005

    Detection and alleviation of pain in fish.

    UNIVERSITIES FEDERATION FOR ANIMAL WELFARE (UK)

    October 2005 - March 2009

    Proximate mechanisms underlying boldness: an evolutionary relevant behavioural trait.

    NATURAL ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH COUNCIL (NERC)

    August 2005 - July 2007

    Molecular and physiological characteristics of rank position within dominance hierarchies.

    NATURAL ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH COUNCIL (NERC)

    September 2002 - February 2006

    Value in People Award 2005.

    WELLCOME TRUST (UK)

    October 2005 - September 2009

    Investigation of selective attention strategies during noxious stimulation in rainbow trout.

    WELLCOME TRUST (UK)

    June 2005 - August 2005

    Evolutionary and ecological functional genomics.

    ROYAL SOCIETY (CHARITABLE)

    August 2003

    Validating Non-Invasive Measures of Stress in a Model Organism, the Zebrafish

    SOCIETY FOR ENDOCRINOLOGY (UK)

    June 2014 - November 2014

    Molecular and physiological characterisation of rank position within dominance hierarchies.

    NATURAL ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH COUNCIL (NERC)

    September 2005 - August 2007

    Using fMRI to identify brain regions involved in nociception in fish

    LABORATORY ANIMAL SCIENCE ASSOCIATION (UK)

    March 2006 - August 2006

    Research Collaborations

    Marco Marcello

    Project: Imaging of larval zebrafish brain activity
    Internal

    Using contemporary microscope technologies we have imaged larval zebrafish brain activity during external stimulation

    Jack Thomson

    Project: Impact of climate change on personality and proteomics of sea anemones
    Internal

    NERC ACCE Ph.D Supervisors of student Daniel "Kit" Maskrey

    Jeffrey Mogil

    Project: Pain indicators in fish
    External: McGill University

    Assessing indicators of pain in fish

    Mark Briffa

    Project: Animal Personality
    External: Plymouth University

    Assessing aggressiveness and personality in the face of environmental perturbation

    Kathryn Arnold

    Project: Impact of anthropogenic influences on fish
    External: University of York

    Impact of anthropogenic chemicals on fish phenotype

    Samantha Patrick

    Project: Animal Personality
    Internal

    Assessing personality in seabirds

    Matthew Leach

    Project: Development of pain assessment tools
    External: University of Newcastle upon Tyne

    Assessing and alleviating pain in fish

    Rupert Schmidt

    External: University of Giessen

    Antisense and the mechanisms of aggression

    Tom Pottinger

    Project: Non-invasive methods of assessing stress
    External: The University of Lancaster

    Stress physiology in fish

    Joe Spencer

    Project: Fish Health Monitor
    Internal

    Development of intelligent monitoring software

    Annemie Van der Linden

    External: University of Antwerp

    fMRI of fish brains

    Phill Watts

    External

    Population genetics of stickleback; behavioural phenotypes of trout

    John Quinn

    Internal

    Nociception and gene expression in the brain