Publications

Comparative genome analysis identifies novel nucleic acid diagnostic targets for use in the specific detection of Haemophilus influenzae.
Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 2015 Oct 23;83(2):112-6. Epub 2015 Jun 23.
Nucleic Acid Diagnostics Research Laboratory (NADRL), Microbiology, School of Natural Sciences, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland.

Down but not out: supine postures as facilitators of play in domestic dogs.
Behav Processes 2015 Jan 16;110:88-95. Epub 2014 Sep 16.
Department of Psychology, The University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive, Lethbridge, Alberta T1K 3M4, Canada; Applied Behavioural Ecology and Ecosystems Research Unit, Department of Environmental Sciences, University of South Africa, P.B. X6, Florida 1710, South Africa. Electronic address:

Thermoregulatory plasticity in free-ranging vervet monkeys, Chlorocebus pygerythrus.
J Comp Physiol B 2014 Aug 18;184(6):799-809. Epub 2014 Jun 18.
Brain Function Research Group, Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Physiology, University of the Witwatersrand, 7 York Road, Medical School, Parktown, Johannesburg, 2193, South Africa,


Development of internally controlled duplex real-time NASBA diagnostics assays for the detection of microorganisms associated with bacterial meningitis.
J Microbiol Methods 2016 08 16;127:197-202. Epub 2016 Jun 16.
Nucleic Acid Diagnostics Research Laboratory (NADRL), Microbiology, School of Natural Sciences, National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland.

Faecal glucocorticoid metabolite monitoring as a measure of physiological stress in captive and wild vervet monkeys.
Gen Comp Endocrinol 2017 11 23;253:53-59. Epub 2017 Aug 23.
Applied Behavioural Ecology and Ecosystems Research Unit, University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa; Department of Psychology, University of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada.

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