News & Updates

August 24, 2018

Big congratulations to Dwight Causey, who has published his first paper in the Journal of Proteomics. 

The paper is titled "Proteomic comparison of selective breeding and growth hormone transgenesis in fish: Unique pathways to enhanced growth"


August 1, 2018

Big news for the Macqueen lab: we are moving to the The Roslin Institute at the University of Edinburgh.

Dan is up-taking a new post as a Research Group Leader (Readership) from the end of October 2018.

April 23, 2018

Congratulations to all involved in our new paper accepted for publication in Journal of Experimental Biology:

Alzaid A, Kim J-H, Devlin RH, Martin SAM, Macqueen DJ. 2018. Growth hormone transgenesis in coho salmon disrupts muscle immune function impacting cross-talk wit...

April 16, 2018

I wrote a review about teleost IGFBPs in collaboration with Dr Daniel Garcia de la serrana: "Insulin-Like Growth Factor-Binding Proteins of Teleost Fishes


This was an invited review, and is part of the...

April 16, 2018

The lab is excited to collaborate in a new BBSRC project led by Prof. Ross Houston at the Roslin Institute.

The project is titled 'Improving resistance to infectious salmon anaemia using genome editing: Novel approaches to tackling viral disease in aquaculture’ and will...

January 20, 2018

The lab has recently been awarded a small grant to trial the use of full-length transcriptome sequencing on the PACBIO Sequel platform: ‘Iso-Seq for improved annotation and analysis of duplicated salmonid genomes’.

It will be fun to see how this method performs in disti...

November 10, 2017

Anthony passed his viva to gain a PhD titled: "Phylogenomics to reconstruct the origins and evolution of immunity"

Many thanks to Anthony's other supervisor Dr Helen Dooley, and to Dr Tom Williams (University of Bristol) who was a brilliant external examiner.

September 15, 2017

A massive congratulations to Fiona Robertson, who just passed her PhD viva with minor corrections. 

Fiona's thesis was titled : Sequence capture for phylogenomics in salmonid fishes: reconstructing evolution after genome duplication

Many thanks to Fiona's examiners - Pro...

September 4, 2017

Several members of the lab (Dan, Alicia B., Manu KG and Mike G.) attended the Genome 10k and Genome Science meeting held at the Earlham Institute. This was a great conference, highly attended with lots of exciting talks from prominent genome scientists. Really impressi...

June 27, 2017

The FAASG consortium have just published a white-paper on a genome-led initiative aiming to support the future of fundamental and applied research in salmonids through analysis of genome function. 

See BMC Genomics 2017 18: 484. DOI: 10.1186/s12864-017-3862-8


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