Bill LynchbackResearcher Profile

Bill Lynch

Job Title: Professor
Employer: Department of Biology, University of New Brunswick
Place of Birth: London, England
High School attended: King Edward, Vancouver, B.C.
Further Education: University of British Columbia (B.Sc. - 1969; Ph.D. - 1973).
Geographic focus of research: Canada, east coast

Brief synopsis of current research:
Bacterial pathogens of fish, specifically salmonid pathogens important in aquaculture. Interests include molecular mechanisms of pathogenicity, diagnostics and vaccine development.

Mailing address:
Department of Biology, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, N.B. E3B 5A3

Recent Publications:

Miriam, A., S. G. Griffiths, J. E. Lovely and W. H. Lynch. 1997. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and probe-PCR assays to monitor brood stock Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) ovarian fluid and kidney tissue for DNA of the fish pathogen Renibacterium salmoninarum. J. Clin. Microbiol. 35: 1322-1326.

Barton, T. A., L. A. Bannister, S. G. Griffiths and W. H. Lynch. Further characterization of Renibacterium salmoninarum extracellular products. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 63: 3770-75.