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Prof Ailsa Hall

Prof Ailsa Hall
Professor, Director SMRU


 

Research Interests include:

  • Factors affecting survival in marine mammals, particularly disease, exposure to toxins, contaminants and endocrine disrupters.
  • Epidemiology and risk assessment
  • Immune function and fitness.
  • Respiratory and endocrine physiology.
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37 (of 37 published available) for ajh7 with keyword Mammal clear keyword filter. (source: University of St Andrews PURE)
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Phylogenomic insights to the origin and spread of phocine distemper virus in European harbour seals in 1988 and 2002 Iben Stokholm, Tero Härkönen, Karin C. Harding, U. Siebert, Kristina Lehnert, Rune Dietz, Jonas Teilmann, Anders Galatius, Linnea Worsøe Havmøller, Emma Louise Carroll, Ailsa Jane Hall, Morten Tange Olsen
Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 2019 vol.133 pp.47-56
Shining new light on mammalian diving physiology using wearable near-infrared spectroscopy Kimberley Bennett, Mathijs Bronkhorst, Debbie JF Russell, Steven Thomas Balfour, Ryan Milne, Matt Bivins, Simon E. W. Moss, Willy Colier, Ailsa Jane Hall, David Thompson
PLoS Biology 2019 vol.17
Harbor seal pup dispersal and individual morphology, hematology, and contaminant factors affecting survival Frances M. D. Gulland, James T. Harvey, Mike Lonergan, Ailsa Jane Hall
Marine Mammal Science vol.Early View
Not just fat Joanna Louise Kershaw, Catherine Helen Botting, Andrew Brownlow, Ailsa Jane Hall
Conservation Physiology 2018 vol.6
Persistent organic pollutant burden, experimental POP exposure, and tissue properties affect metabolic profiles of blubber from gray seal pups Kelly Joanne Robinson, Ailsa Jane Hall, Cathy Debier, Gauthier Eppe, Jean Pierre Thomé, Kimberley A. Bennett
Environmental Science and Technology 2018 vol.52 pp.13523-13534
Predicting global killer whale population collapse from PCB pollution Jean-Pierre Desforges, Ailsa Jane Hall, Bernie J McConnell, Aqqalu Rosing-Asvid, Jonathan L. Barber, Andrew Brownlow, Sylvain De Guise, Igor Eulaers, Paul D. Jepson, Robert J. Letcher, Milton Levin, Peter S. Ross, Filipa Isabel Pereira Samarra, Gisli Vikingson, Christian Sonne, Rune Dietz
Science 2018 vol.361 pp.1373-1376
Predicting the effects of polychlorinated biphenyls on cetacean populations through impacts on immunity and calf survival Ailsa Jane Hall, Bernie J McConnell, Lori H Schwacke, Gina M Ylitalo, Teri K Rowles
Environmental Pollution 2018 vol.233 pp.407-418
Prevalence of urogenital carcinoma in stranded california sea lions (Zalophus californianus) from 2005–2015 Alissa C. Deming, Kathleen M. Colegrove, Padraig J. Duignan, Ailsa Jane Hall, James F. X. Wellehan, Frances M. D. Gulland
Journal of Wildlife Diseases vol.Online First
Evaluating morphometric and metabolic markers of body condition in a small cetacean, the harbor porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) Joanna Louise Kershaw, Meredith Sherrill, Nicholas Davison, Andrew Brownlow, Ailsa Jane Hall
Ecology and Evolution 2017 vol.7 pp.3494-3506
Exposure of harbour seals (Phoca vitulina) to Brucella in declining populations across Scotland Joanna Louise Kershaw, Emma J. Stubberfield, Geoffrey Foster, Andrew Brownlow, Ailsa Jane Hall, Lorraine L. Perrett
Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 2017 vol.126 pp.12-23
Genetic population structure of harbour seals in the United Kingdom and neighbouring waters Morten Tange Olsen, Valentina Islas, Jefferson Alden Graves, Aubrie Onoufriou, Cecile Vincent, Sophie Brasseur, Anne Kristine Frie, Ailsa Jane Hall
Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 2017 vol.27 pp.839-845
Harbour Seal Decline – vital rates and drivers. Monica Arso Civil, Sophie Caroline Smout, David Thompson, Andrew Brownlow, Nicolas Davison, Mariel Doeschate, Callan David Duck, Chris Morris, Caroline Cummings, Bernie J McConnell, Ailsa Jane Hall
2017
In-situ observations using tagged animals Fabien Roquet, Lars Boehme, Marthan Bester, Horst Bornemann, Sophie Brasseur, Jean-Benoit Charrassin, Daniel Costa, Mike Fedak, Christophe Guinet, Ailsa Jane Hall, Robert Harcourt, Mark Hindell, Kit M. Kovacs, Mary-Anne Lea, Philip Lovell, Andrew Lowther, Christian Lydersen, Clive McMahon, Baptiste Picard, Gilles Reverdin, Cécile Vincent
2017
Obtaining accurate glucose measurements from wild animals under field conditions Kimberley A. Bennett, Lucy M. Turner, Sebastian Millward, Simon E W Moss, Ailsa Jane Hall
Conservation Physiology 2017 vol.5
The Deepwater Horizon oil spill marine mammal injury assessment Ryan Takeshita, Laurie Sullivan, Cynthia Smith, Tracy Collier, Ailsa Jane Hall, Tom Brosnan, Teri Rowles, Lori Schwacke
Endangered Species Research 2017 vol.33 pp.95-106
Using blubber explants to investigate adipose function in grey seals Kimberley A. Bennett, Kelly Joanne Robinson, Simon Moss, Sebastian Millward, Ailsa Jane Hall
Scientific Reports 2017 vol.7
Development of an animal-borne blood sample collection device and its deployment for the determination of cardiovascular and stress hormones in phocid seals Yoshio Takei, Ippei Suzuki, Marty K. S. Wong, Ryan Milne, Simon Moss, Katsufumi Sato, Ailsa Jane Hall
American Journal of Physiology. Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology vol.311 pp.R788-R796
Harbour Seal Decline - vital rates and drivers Monica Arso Civil, Sophie Caroline Smout, Callan David Duck, Chris Morris, Joseph Onoufriou, David Thompson, Andrew Brownlow, Nicholas Davison, Caroline Cummings, Patrick Pomeroy, Bernie J McConnell, Ailsa Jane Hall
2016
Salmonella infection in grey seals (Halichoerus grypus), a marine mammal sentinel species Geoffrey Foster, Derek Brown, Nick Davison, John E Coia, Eleanor Watson, Romain Pizzi, Kim Willoughby, Ailsa Jane Hall, Mark P Dagleish
Applied and Environmental Microbiology 2016 vol.18 pp.1078-1087
Common cancer in a wild animal Frances M D Gulland, John Anthony Hammond, Kathleen M Colegrove, Ailsa Jane Hall
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society. B, Biological Sciences 2015 vol.370
Context-dependent associations between heterozygosity and immune variation in a wild carnivore Evolutionary ecology and behaviour P.M. Brock, S.J. Goodman, Ailsa Jane Hall, M. Cruz, K. Acevedo-Whitehouse
BMC Evolutionary Biology 2015 vol.15
Detection and effects of harmful algal toxins in Scottish harbour seals and potential links to population decline Jean-Pierre Lacaze, Guillaume Hermann, Joanna Louise Kershaw, Andrew Brownlow, Andrew Turner, Ailsa Jane Hall
Toxicon 2015 vol.97 pp.1-14
Evidence of land-sea transfer of the zoonotic pathogen Campylobacter to a wildlife marine sentinel species G. Méric, S. Bayliss, G. Foster, S.E. Moss, E. Watson, B. Pascoe, J. Mikhail, R. Pizzi, R.J. Goldstone, D.G.E. Smith, K. Willoughby, Ailsa Jane Hall, S.K. Sheppard, M.P. Dagleish
Molecular Ecology 2015 vol.24 pp.208-221
The modelling and assessment of whale-watching impacts Leslie Frances New, Ailsa Jane Hall, R. Harcourt, G. Kaufman, E.C.M. Parsons, H.C. Pearson, A.M. Cosentino, Robert Schilling Schick
Ocean and Coastal Management 2015 vol.115 pp.10-16
Cetacean morbillivirus M.-F. Van Bressem, P.J. Duignan, A. Banyard, M. Barbieri, K.M. Colegrove, S. de Guise, G. di Guardo, A. Dobson, M. Domingo, D. Fauquier, A Fernandez, T. Goldstein, B. Grenfell, K.R. Groch, F. Gulland, B.A. Jensen, P.D. Jepson, Ailsa Jane Hall, T. Kuiken, S. Mazzariol, S.E. Morris, O. Nielsen, J.A. Raga, T.K. Rowles, J. Saliki, E. Sierra, N. Stephens, B. Stone, I. Tomo, J. Wang, T. Waltzek, J.F.X. Wellehan
Viruses 2014 vol.6 pp.5145-5181
Evidence for a genetic basis of urogenital carcinoma in the wild California sea lion Karina Acevedo-Whitehouse, Frances M. D. Gulland, Ailsa Jane Hall, Jeanie Finlayson, Mark P. Dagleish, Karen J. Billington, Kathleen Colegrove, John Anthony Hammond
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 2014 vol.281
Phocine distemper Virus P.J. Duignan, M.-F. Van Bressem, J.D. Baker, M. Barbieri, K.M. Colegrove, S. de Guise, R.L. de Swart, G. di Guardo, A. Dobson, W.P. Duprex, G. Early, D. Fauquier, T. Goldstein, S.J. Goodman, B. Grenfell, K.R. Groch, F. Gulland, Ailsa Jane Hall, B.A. Jensen, K. Lamy, K. Matassa, S. Mazzariol, S.E. Morris, O. Nielsen, D. Rotstein, T.K. Rowles, J.T. Saliki, U. Siebert, T. Waltzek, J.F. Wellehan
Viruses 2014 vol.6 pp.5093-5134
Surveillance for zoonotic and selected pathogens in harbor seals Phoca vitulina from central California Frances M D Gulland, Woutrina A Smith, Patricia A Conrad, Cara L Field, Michelle Fleetwood, James T Harvey, Hon S Ip, Spencer Jang, Andrea Packham, Elizabeth Wheeler, Ailsa Jane Hall
Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 2014 vol.111 pp.93-106
Brucella antibody seroprevalence in Antarctic seals (Arctocephalus gazella, Leptonychotes weddellii and Mirounga leonina) Ingebjorg Helena Nymo, Jaume Forcada, Ailsa Jane Hall, Jacques Godfroid
Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 2013 vol.105 pp.175-181
Immune activity, body condition and human-associated environmental impacts in a wild marine mammal Patrick M Brock, Ailsa Jane Hall, Simon J Goodman, Marilyn Cruz, Karina Acevedo-Whitehouse
PLoS One 2013 vol.8 pp.e67132
Overcoming the challenges of studying conservation physiology in large whales Kathleen E Hunt, Michael J Moore, Rosalind M Rolland, Nicholas M Kellar, Ailsa Jane Hall, Joanna Louise Kershaw, Stephen A Raverty, Cristina E Davis, Laura C Yeates, Deborah A Fauquier, Teresa K. Rowles, Scott D. Kraus
Conservation Physiology 2013 vol.1 pp.1-24
Real-time PCR assays for the identification of harbor and gray seal species and sex: A molecular tool for ecology and management Iveta Matejusova, Fiona Bland, Ailsa Jane Hall, Rob Harris, Michael Snow, Alex Douglas, Stuart J. Middlemas
Marine Mammal Science 2013 vol.29 pp.186-194
The role of glucocorticoids in naturally fasting grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) pups Mike Fedak, Simon E W Moss, Patrick Pomeroy, John R Speakman, Ailsa Jane Hall
Journal of Experimental Biology 2013 vol.216 pp.984-991
Phocid seal leptin John Anthony Hammond, Chris Hauton, Kimberley A. Bennett, Ailsa Jane Hall
PLoS One 2012 vol.7 pp.e35395

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Prof Ailsa Hall
Scottish Oceans Institute
East Sands
University of St Andrews
St Andrews
KY16 8LB
Fife
UK

tel: 01334 462634
fax: 01334 462632
room: SMRU 2.05
email: ajh7@st-andrews.ac.uk

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