Dr Neil Hazon

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tel: 01334 463451/3452/3447
fax: 01334 463443
email: nh1@st-andrews.ac.uk
room: 2.22/2.23/2.24  (SOI)
Scottish Oceans Institute
East Sands
University of St Andrews
St Andrews
Fife
KY16 8LB
UK


General Information

Additional Information

Research Group

Postdoctoral Scientists

Ms Svetlana Kalujnaia

Postgraduate Students PhD

Ms Clair Dagen

 

Ms Kelly Robinson

Funded Collaborations

Prof. Y. Takei, Ocean Research Institute, University of Tokyo, Japan

Prof. J.M. Conlon, Creighton University, Omaha Nebraska, USA

Funded Industrial Collaborations

Marine Harvest Scotland Ltd

Tropical Marine Centre Ltd

British Marine Finfish Association

 

Recent Publications

Robinson, KJ, Twiss, SD, Hazon, N, Moss, S & Pomeroy, P 2017, 'Positive social behaviours are induced and retained after oxytocin manipulations mimicking endogenous concentrations in a wild mammal' Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, vol 284, no. 1855, 20170554. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2017.0554
Robinson, KJ, Pomeroy, PP, Hazon, N, Moss, S & Twiss, SD 2017, 'Individual size, sex and rearing environment impact on aggression in newly weaned seals' Marine Mammal Science, vol 33, no. 2, pp. 621-629. DOI: 10.1111/mms.12367
Kalujnaia, S, Hazon, N & Cramb, G 2016, 'Myo-inositol phosphate synthase expression in the European eel (Anguilla anguilla) and Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus): effect of seawater acclimation' American Journal of Physiology. Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology, vol 311, no. 2, pp. R287-R298. DOI: 10.1152/ajpregu.00056.2016
Robinson, KJ, Twiss, SD, Hazon, N & Pomeroy, P 2015, 'Maternal oxytocin is linked to close mother-infant proximity in grey seals (Halichoerus grypus)' PLoS One, vol 10, no. 12, e0144577. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0144577
Robinson, KJ, Twiss, S, Hazon, N, Moss, S, Lonergan, M & Pomeroy, P 2015, 'Conspecific recognition and aggression reduction to familiars in newly weaned, socially plastic mammals' Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, vol 69, no. 8, pp. 1383-1394. DOI: 10.1007/s00265-015-1952-7
Robinson, KJ, Hazon, N, Lonergan, M & Pomeroy, P 2014, 'Validation of an enzyme-linked immunoassay (ELISA) for plasma oxytocin in a novel mammal species reveals potential errors induced by sampling procedure' Journal of Neuroscience Methods, vol 226, pp. 73-79. DOI: 10.1016/j.jneumeth.2014.01.019
Kalujnaia, S, Gellatly, SA, Hazon, N, Villasenor, A, Yancey, PH & Cramb, G 2013, 'Seawater acclimation and inositol monophosphatase isoform expression in the European eel (Anguilla anguilla) and Nile tilapia (Orechromis niloticus)' American Journal of Physiology. Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology, vol 305, no. 4, pp. R369-R384. DOI: 10.1152/ajpregu.00044.2013
Pariser, EC, Gilbert, L, Hazon, N, Arnold, KE & Graves, JA 2012, 'Mind the gap: the ratio of yolk androgens and antioxidants varies between sons and daughters dependent on paternal attractiveness' Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, vol 66, no. 4, pp. 519-527. DOI: 10.1007/s00265-011-1300-5
Gargan, P, Forde, G, Hazon, N, Russell, DJ & Todd, CD 2012, 'Evidence for sea lice-induced marine mortality of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) in western Ireland from experimental releases of ranched smolts treated with emamectin benzoate.' Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, vol 69, no. 2, pp. 343-353. DOI: 10.1139/f2011-155
Todd, CD, Friedland, K, MacLean, J, Hazon, N & Jensen, A 2011, Getting into hot water? Atlantic Salmon responses to climate change in freshwater and marine environments. in O Aas, S Einum, A Klemetsen & J Skurdal (eds), Atlantic Salmon Ecology. Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, UK, pp. 409-443. DOI: 10.1002/9781444327755.ch16
Cutler, CP, Philips, C, Hazon, N & Cramb, G 2009, 'Aquaporin 8 (AQP8) intestinal mRNA expression increases in response to salinity acclimation in yellow and silver European eels (Anguilla anguilla)' Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology, vol 153A, no. 2, pp. S78. DOI: 10.1016/j.cbpa.2009.04.047
Good, JP, Wells, A & Hazon, N 2008, 'Measurement of blood volume in the elasmobranch fish Scyliorhinus canicula following acute and long-term salinity transfers' Journal of Fish Biology, vol 73, pp. 1301-1313. DOI: 10.1111/j.1095-8649.2008.02013.x
Pillans, RD, Good, JP, Anderson, WG, Hazon, N & Franklin, CE 2008, 'Rectal gland morphology of freshwater and seawater acclimated bull sharks Carcharhinus leucas' Journal of Fish Biology, vol 72, pp. 1559-1571. DOI: 10.1111/j.1095-8649.2008.01765.x
Kalujnaia, S, McWilliam, IS, Zaguinaiko, VA, Feilen, AL, Nicholson, J, Hazon, N, Cutler, CP & Cramb, G 2007, 'A transcriptomic approach to the study of osmoregulation in European eel Anguilla anguilla' Physiological Genomics, vol 31, no. 3, pp. 385-401. DOI: 10.1152/physiolgenomics.00059.2007
Wells, A, Grierson, C, Marshall, L, MacKenzie, ML, Russon, I, Reinhardy, H, Sivertsgård, R, Bjørn, P, Finstad, B, Bonga, S, Todd, CD & Hazon, N 2007, 'Physiological consequences of 'premature freshwater return' for wild sea-run brown trout (Salmo trutta) postsmolts infested with sea lice (Lepeophtheirus salmonis)' Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, vol 64, no. 10, pp. 1360-1369. DOI: 10.1139/F07-107
Anderson, WG, Taylor, JR, Good, JP, Hazon, N & Grosell, M 2007, 'Body fluid volume regulation in elasmobranch fish' Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology, vol 148, pp. 313. DOI: 10.1016/j.cbpa.2006.07.018
Cutler, CP, Phillips, C, Hazon, N & Cramb, G 2007, 'Cortisol regulates eel (Anguilla anguilla) aquaporin 3 (AQP3) mRNA expression levels in gill' General and Comparative Endocrinology, vol 152, pp. 310-313. DOI: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2007.01.031
Takei, Y & Hazon, N 2007, 'Endocrinology of salt and water balance' General and Comparative Endocrinology, vol 152, pp. 273-273. DOI: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2007.05.024
Kalujnaia, S, McWilliam, IS, Zaguinaiko, VA, Feilen, AL, Nicholson, J, Hazon, N, Cutler, CP, Balment, RJ, Cossins, AR, Hughes, M & Cramb, G 2007, 'Salinity adaptation and gene profiling analysis in the European eel (Anguilla anguilla) using microarray technology' General and Comparative Endocrinology, vol 152, no. 2-3, pp. 274-280. DOI: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2006.12.025
Kalujnaia, S, McWilliam, I, Feilen, A, Nicholson, J, Hazon, N & Cramb, G 2007, 'Novel genes discovered by transcriptomic approach to the salinity study in European eel Anguilla anguilla' Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology, vol 146. DOI: 10.1016/j.cbpa.2007.01.140
Hazon, N, Wells, A, Anderson, G, Good, J, Pillans, R & Franklin, C 2007, 'Osmoregulation in elasmobranch fish - A review' Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology, vol 146. DOI: 10.1016/j.cbpa.2007.01.120
Kalujnaia, S, McWilliam, I, Feilen, A, Nicholson, J, Zaguinaiko, V, Hazon, N & Cramb, G 2007, 'New osmoregulatory genes identified in the European eel (Anguilla anguilla) by a microarray study' FASEB Journal, vol 21.
Cutler, CP, Phillips, C, Hazon, N & Cramb, G 2007, 'Cortisol regulates eel (Anguilla anguilla) aquaporin 3 (AQP3) mRNA expression levels in gill.' Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. DOI: doi:10.1016/j.ygcen.2007.01.031
Wells, A, Grierson, CE, MacKenzie, ML, Russon, IJ, Reinardy, H, Middlemiss, C, Bjorn, PA, Finstad, B, Wendelaar Bonga, SE, Todd, CD & Hazon, N 2006, 'Physiological effects of simultaneous, abrupt seawater entry and sea lice (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) infestation of wild, sea-run brown trout (Salmo trutta) smolts' Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, vol 63, no. 12, pp. 2809-2821. DOI: 10.1139/F06-160
Gilbert, L, Williamson, KA, Hazon, N & Graves, JA 2006, 'Maternal effects due to male attractiveness affect offspring development in the zebra finch.' Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B: Biological Sciences, vol 273, no. 1595, pp. 1765-1771. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2006.3520
Anderson, WG, Pillans, RD, Hyodo, S, Tsukada, T, Good, JP, Takei, Y, Franklin, CE & Hazon, N 2006, 'The effects of freshwater to seawater transfer on circulating levels of angiotensin II, C-type natriuretic peptide and arginine vasotocin in the euryhaline elasmobranch, Carcharhinu's leucas' General and Comparative Endocrinology, vol 147, pp. 39-46. DOI: 10.1016/j.jygcen.2005.07.007
Pillans, RD, Anderson, WG, Good, JP, Hyodo, S, Takei, Y, Hazon, N & Franklin, CE 2006, 'Plasma and erythrocyte solute properties of juvenile bull sharks, Carcharhinus leucas, acutely exposed to increasing environmental salinitv' Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, vol 331, pp. 145-157. DOI: 10.1016/j.jembe.2005.10.013
Anderson, W, Taylor, J, Grosell, M, Good, J & Hazon, N 2006, 'Water metabolism in elasmobranch fish' Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology, vol 143.
Hazon, N, Anderson, WG, Wells, AW, Good, JP, Pillans, RD & Franklin, CE 2006, 'Ion and urea regulation in elasmobranch fish' Journal of Experimental Zoology Part A: Comparative Experimental Biology, vol 305A, pp. 132-132.
Anderson, WG, Wells, A & Hazon, N 2006, 'Elasmobranch renin-angiotensin system and C-type natriuretic peptide - Interactions of systemic and local systems in regulating renal and vascular function' Journal of Experimental Zoology Part A: Comparative Experimental Biology, vol 305A, pp. 108-108.
Wells, A, Anderson, WG, Cains, JE, Cooper, MW & Hazon, N 2006, 'Effects of angiotensin II and C-type natriuretic peptide on the in situ perfused trunk preparation of the dogfish, Scyliorhinus canicula' General and Comparative Endocrinology, vol 145, pp. 109-115. DOI: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2005.08.002
Anderson, WG, Hyodo, S, Tsukada, T, Meischke, L, Pillans, RD, Good, JP, Takei, Y, Cramb, G, Franklin, CE & Hazon, N 2005, 'Sequence, circulating levels, and expression of C-type natriuretic peptide in a euryhaline elasmobranch, Carcharhinus leucas' General and Comparative Endocrinology, vol 144, no. 1, pp. 90-98. DOI: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2005.04.013
Martinez, A-S, Cutler, CP, Wilson, GD, Phillips, C, Hazon, N & Cramb, G 2005, 'Cloning and expression of three aquaporin homologues from the European eel (Anguilla anguilla): effects of seawater acclimation and cortisol treatment on renal expression.' Biology of the Cell, vol 97, no. 8, pp. 615-627. DOI: 10.1042/BC20040111
Martinez, A-S, Cutter, CP, Wilson, GD, Phillips, C, Hazon, N & Cramb, G 2005, 'Effects of salinity acclimation and cortisol on aquaporin expression in the kidney of the European eel' Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology, vol 141.
McWilliam, IS, Kalujnaia, S, Hazon, N & Cramb, G 2005, 'Using cDNA microarrays to identify genes involved in osmoregulation and development in the European eel, Anguilla anguilla.' pp. S197.
Martinez, A-S, Cutler, CP, Wilson, GD, Phillips, C, Hazon, N & Cramb, G 2005, 'Regulation of expression of two aquaporin homologs in the intestine of the European eel: effects of seawater acclimation and cortisol treatment.' American Journal of Physiology. Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology, vol 288, no. 6, pp. R1733-R1743. DOI: 10.1152/ajpregu.00747.2004
Gilbert, L, Rutstein, A, Hazon, N & Graves, JA 2005, 'Sex-biased investment in yolk androgens depends on female quality and laying order in zebra finches (Taeniopygia guttata)' Naturwissenschaften, vol 92, no. 4, pp. 178-181. DOI: 10.1007/s00114-004-0603-z
Pillans, RD, Good, JP, Anderson, WG, Hazon, N & Franklin, CE 2005, 'Freshwater to seawater acclimation of juvenile bull sharks (Carcharhinus leucas): plasma osmolytes and Na+/K+-ATPase activity in gill, rectal gland, kidney and intestine' Journal of Comparative Physiology B: Biochemical, Systems, and Environmental Physiology, vol 175, no. 1, pp. 37-44. DOI: 10.1007/s00360-004-0460-2
Wells, A, Anderson, WG & Hazon, N 2005, Glomerular effects of AVT on the in situ perfused trunk preparation of the dogfish. Unknown Publisher. DOI: 10.1196/annals.1327.107
Martinez, A-S, Cutler, CP, Wilson, GD, Phillips, C, Hazon, N & Cramb, G 2005, 'Effects of salinity acclimation and cortisol on aquaporin expression in the kidney of the European eel.' pp. S198.
Martinez, A-S, Cutler, CP, Wilson, GD, Philips, C, Hazon, N & Cramb, G 2005, 'Effect of cortisol on Aquaporin expression in the esophagus of the European eel (Anguilla anguilla).' Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, vol 1040, pp. 395-398. DOI: 10.1196/annals.1327.072
Hazon, N, Wells, A, Pillans, RD, Good, JP, Anderson, WG & Franklin, CE Urea based osmoregulation and endocrine control in elasmobranch fish with special reference to euryhalinity.. DOI: 10.1016/S1096-4959(03)00280-X
Wells, A, Anderson, WG & Hazon, N 2003, 'Evidence for the intrarenal renin-angiotensin system in the European lesser-spotted dogfish' Journal of Fish Biology, vol 63, pp. 1337 -1440. DOI: 10.1046/j.1095-8649.2003.00234.x
Anderson, WG, Good, JP, Franklin, CE & Hazon, N 2003, 'Scaling of rectal gland mass in the European lesser-spotted dogfish' Journal of Fish Biology, vol 62, pp. 749-751. DOI: 10.1046/j.0022-1112.2003.00058.x
Lignot, J-H, Cutler, CP, Hazon, N & Cramb, G 2002, 'Immunolocalisation of aquaporin 3 in the gill and the gastrointestinal tract of the European eel Anguilla anguilla (L.)' Journal of Experimental Biology, vol 205, no. 17, pp. 2653-2663.
Anderson, WG, Good, JP & Hazon, N 2002, 'Changes in chloride secretion rate and vascular perfusion in the rectal gland of the European lesser-spotted dogfish in response to environmental and hormonal stimuli' Journal of Fish Biology, vol 60, pp. 1580 - 1590. DOI: 10.1006/jfbi.2002.2023
Wells, A, Anderson, WG & Hazon, N 2002, 'Development of an in situ perfused kidney preparation for elasmobranch fish: action of arginine vasotocin' American Journal of Physiology. Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology, vol 282, no. 6, pp. R1636-R1642. DOI: 10.1152/ajpregu.00810.2000
Tanaka, M, Munsterberg, A, Anderson, WG, Prescott, AR, Hazon, N & Tickle, C 2002, 'Fin development in a cartilaginous fish and the origin of vertebrate limbs' Nature, vol 416, no. 6880, pp. 527-531. DOI: 10.1038/416527a
Anderson, WG, Takei, Y & Hazon, N 2002, 'Osmotic and volaemic effects on drinking rate in elasmobranch fish' Journal of Experimental Biology, vol 205, no. 8, pp. 1115-1122.
Anderson, WG, Ali, MF, Einarsdottir, IE, Schaffer, L, Hazon, N & Conlon, JM 2002, 'Purification, characterization, and biological activity of insulins from the spotted dogfish, Scyliorhinus canicula, and the hammerhead shark, Sphyrna lewini' General and Comparative Endocrinology, vol 126, pp. 113-122. DOI: 10.1006/gcen.2002.7787
MacKenzie, S, Cutler, CP, Hazon, N & Cramb, G 2002, 'The effects of dietary sodium loading on the activity and expression of Na, K-ATPase in the rectal gland of the European Dogfish (Scyliorhinus canicula)' Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part B: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, vol 131, no. 2, pp. 185-200. DOI: 10.1016/S1096-4959(01)00493-6
Anderson, WG, Wells, A, Takei, Y & Hazon, N The control of drinking in elasmobranch fish with special reference to the renin angiotensin system..
Lignot, J-H, Cutler, CP, Hazon, N & Cramb, G Water transport and aquaporins in the gill and gastrointestinal tract of the European eel Angullia anguilla L.(Review).
Anderson, WG, Takei, Y & Hazon, N 2001, 'The dipsogenic effect of the renin-angiotensin system in elasmobranch fish' General and Comparative Endocrinology, vol 124, no. 3, pp. 300-307. DOI: 10.1006/gcen.2001.7712
Cerra, MC, Tierney, ML, Takei, Y, Hazon, N & Tota, B 2001, 'Localisation and partial characterisation of angiotensin II receptors in the heart of Scyliorhinus canicula' General and Comparative Endocrinology, vol 121, pp. 126-134. DOI: 10.1006/gcen.2000.7578
Anderson, WG, Cerra, MC, Wells, A, Tierney, ML, Tota, B, Takei, Y & Hazon, N 2001, 'Angiotensin and angiotensin receptors in cartilaginous fishes: a review' Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, vol 128, pp. 31-40.
Cutler, CP, Brezillon, S, Bekir, S, Sanders, IL, Hazon, N & Cramb, G 2000, 'Expression of a duplicate Na, K-ATPase B1 isoform in the European eel (Anguilla anguilla)' American Journal of Physiology. Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology, vol 279, no. 1, pp. R222-R229.
Birrell, L, Cramb, G & Hazon, N 2000, 'Osmoregulation during the development of glass eels and elvers' Journal of Fish Biology, vol 56, pp. 1450-1459.
Cutler, CP, Brezillon, S, Bekir, S, Comrie, M, Sterling, R, Sanders, IL, Hazon, N & Cramb, G Molecular biology of transporters in the European eel as related to salinity adaptation.
Hazon, N, Tierney, ML & Takei, Y 1999, 'Renin-angiotensin system in elasmobranch fish: a review' Journal of Experimental Zoology, vol 284, pp. 526-534.
Gil, D, Graves, JA, Hazon, N & Wells, A 1999, 'Male attractiveness and differential testosterone investment in zebra finch eggs' Science, vol 286, pp. 126-128.
Hazon, N, Hamano, K, Tierney, ML, Ashida, K & 1, O 1998, 'Direct vasoconstrictor action of homologous angiotensin II on isolated arterial ring preparations in an elasmobranch fish' Journal of Endocrinology, vol 158, pp. 419-423.
Tierney, ML, Takei, Y & Hazon, N 1998, 'A radioimmunoassay for the determination of angiotensin II in elasmobranch fish' General and Comparative Endocrinology, vol 111, no. 3, pp. 299-305. DOI: 10.1006/gcen.1998.7114
Platzack, B, Schaffert, C, Hazon, N & Conlon, JM 1998, 'Cardiovascular actions of dogfish Urotensin I in the dogfish, Scyliorhinus canicula.' General and Comparative Endocrinology, vol 109, pp. 269-275.
Tierney, ML, Hamano, K, Anderson, G, Takei, Y, Ashida, K & Hazon, N 1997, 'Interactions between the renin-angiotensin system and catecholamines on the cardiovascular system of elasmobranchs' Fish Physiology and Biochemistry, vol 17, pp. 333-337.
Todd, CD, Walker, AM, Wolff, K, Northcott, SJ, Walker, AF, Ritchie, MG, Hoskins, R, Abbott, RJ & Hazon, N 1997, 'Genetic differentiation of populations of the copepod sea louse Lepeophtheirus salmonis (Kroyer) ectoparasitic on wild and farmed salmonids around the coasts of Scotland: evidence from RAPD markers' Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, vol 210, pp. 251-274.
Hazon, N, Tierney, ML & Takei, Y 1997, 'The presence of angiotensin II receptors in elasmobranchs' General and Comparative Endocrinology, vol 105, pp. 9-17.
Hazon, N, Tierney, ML, Anderson, WG, Mackenzie, S, Cutler, CP & Cramb, G 1997, Ion and Water balance in Elasmobranch fish. in N Hazon, FB Eddy & G Flik (eds), Ionic Regulation in Animals Springer Verlag, Heidleberg. Springer-Verlag, pp. 70-86,.
Hazon, N, Cerra, MC & Takei, Y 1997, Elasmobranch renin angiotensin system and the angiotensin receptor. in S Kawashima & S Kikuyama. (eds), Advances in Comparative Endocrinology. Monduzzi Editore, pp. 1307-1312.
Hazon, N & Balment, RJ 1997, Fish Endocrinology. in DH Evans (ed.), The Physiology of Fish. CRC Press, pp. 441-465.
Hazon, N, Conlon, JM, Yano, K & Waugh, D 1996, 'Distribution and molecular-forms of urotensin-II and its role in cardiovascular regulation in vertebrates' Journal of Experimental Zoology, vol 275, pp. 226-238.
Tierney, ML, Luke, GA, Cramb, G & Hazon, N 1995, 'The role of the renin-angiotensin system in the control of blood pressure and drinking in the European eel, Anguilla anguilla' General and Comparative Endocrinology, vol 100, no. 1, pp. 39-48.


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