Dr Kim Thompson

This topic covers some of the more biochemical means of detecting viral problems in fish. A large practical element of the course uses techniques such as ELISA and immunohistochemistry to monitor immune responses in fish following exposure to infection or vaccine. The topic also covers the identification of vaccine antigens using electrophoresis and Western blotting. This topic will be of interest to those with an interest in fish disease and will develop your biochemistry skills.

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