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Biography Nicholas Andrew Robinson

More than twenty years of research experience with the genetic improvement of livestock and aquaculture species with a focus on molecular genetics, gene mapping and genomics. Has held positions as the Head of Genetics with the Department of Primary Industries Victoria (8 years), as the Research Leader of Breeding and Genetics at AKVAFORSK (Institute of Aquaculture Research, Norway, 2 years) and as member of the Board of Directors for the Akvaforsk Genetics Centre (2 years). Affiliated with Flinders University in South Australia as a Senior Lecturer. Awarded several research grants (eg. funded by the EU Commission, Norwegian Research Council, Department of Innovation Industry and Regional Development Victoria, Fisheries Research Development Council Australia, Australian Research Council, Dairy Research Development Organisation, International Wool Secretariat). Author and co-author of over 50 journal publications and book chapters contributing to knowledge about disease resistance, expressed sequences and polymorphisms revealed by mRNA-seq, microsatellite evolution, population genetics, gene marker discovery, bioeconomic modelling and marker assisted selection.

Nicholas Andrew has 44 scientific publications in Cristin:

Robinson, Nick; Gjedrem, Trygve; Quillet, E.; 2017: Improvement of disease resistance by genetic methods

Moghadam, Hooman; Johnsen, Hanne; Robinson, Nick; Andersen, Øivind; Jørgensen, Even Hjalmar; Johnsen, Helge K.; Bæhr, Vegar J.; Tveiten, Helge; 2017: Impacts of Early Life Stress on the Methylome and Transcriptome of Atlantic Salmon

Shiel, Brett P.; Hall, Nathan E.; Cooke, Ira R.; Robinson, Nick; Stone, David A.J.; Strugnell, Jan M.; 2017: The effect of commercial, natural and grape seed extract supplemented diets on gene expression signatures and survival of greenlip abalone (Haliotis laevigata) during heat stress

Shiel, Brett P.; Hall, Nathan E.; Cooke, Ira R.; Robinson, Nick; Strugnell, Jan M.; 2017: Epipodial Tentacle Gene Expression and Predetermined Resilience to Summer Mortality in the Commercially Important Greenlip Abalone, Haliotis laevigata

Xiong, Xue-Mei; Chen, Yu-Long; Liu, Li-Fang; Wang, Weimin; Robinson, Nick; Gao, Ze-Xia; 2017: Estimation of genetic parameters for resistance to Aeromonas hydrophila in blunt snout bream (Megalobrama amblycephala)

Liu, Yibing; Li, Xiaoxu; Xu, Tong; Robinson, Nick; Qin, Jianguang; 2016: Greenlip abalone (Haliotis laevigata Donovan, 1808) sperm cryopreservation using a programmable freezing technique and testing the addition of amino acid and vitamin

Loughnan, Shannon R; Smith-Keune, Carolyn; Jerry, Dean R.; Beheregaray, Luciano B.; Robinson, Nick; 2016: Genetic diversity and relatedness estimates for captive barramundi (Lates calcarifer, Bloch) broodstock informs efforts to form a base population for selective breeding

Chhotaray, Chiranjibi; Mishra, Jashobanta; Sahoo, P.K.; Das, Sweta; Mahapatra, Kanta Das; Saha, Jatindra Nath; Baranski, Matthew; Robinson, Nick; Das, Paramananda; 2015: Development of twenty-seven genic SSR markers and screening for their association with resistance to Aeromonas hydrophila infection in rohu (Labeo rohita, Hamilton)

Liu, Yibing; Xu, Tong; Robinson, Nick; Qin, Jian; Li, Xiaoxu; 2015: Cryopreservation of sperm in farmed blacklip abalone (Haliotis rubra Leach, 1814)

Moghadam, Hooman; Moghadam, Hooman; Mørkøre, Turid; Robinson, Nick; 2015: Epigenetics—Potential for Programming Fish for Aquaculture?

Liu, Yibing; Li, Xiaoxu; Robinson, Nick; Qin, Jianguang; 2015: Sperm cryopreservation in marine mollusk: a review

Liu, Y.; Liu, Yibing; Li, X.; Li, Xiaoxu; Xu, Tong; Xu, Tong; Robinson, Nick; Qin, J.; Qin, Jianguang; 2015: Effects of broodstock age and sperm collection time over a natural spawning period on sperm cryopreservation in farmed greenlip abalone Haliotis laevigata

Loughnan, Shannon R.; Beheregaray, Luciano B.; Robinson, Nick; 2015: Microsatellite marker development based on next-generation sequencing for the smooth marron (Cherax cainii, Austin) and cross-species amplification in other Cherax species

Robinson, Nick; Baranski, Matthew; Mahapatra, Kanta Das; Jatindra, Nath Saha; Das, Sweta; Mishra, Jashobanta; Das, Paramananda; Kent, Matthew Peter; Arnyasi, Mariann; Sahoo, Pramoda Kumar; 2014: A linkage map of transcribed single nucleotide polymorphisms in rohu (Labeo rohita) and QTL associated with resistance to Aeromonas hydrophila

Baranski, Matthew; Gopikrishna, Gopalapillay; Robinson, Nick; Katneni, Vinaya Kumar; Shekhar, Mudagandur S.; Shanmugakarthik, Jayakani; Jothivel, Sarangapani; Gopal, Chavali; Ravichandran, Pitchaiyappan; Kent, Matthew Peter; Arnyasi, Mariann; Ponniah, Alphis G.; 2014: The development of a high density linkage map for black tiger shrimp (Penaeus monodon) based on cSNPs

Das, Sweta; Chhottaray, Chiranjibi; Mahapatra, Kanta Das; Saha, Jatindra Nath; Baranski, Matthew; Robinson, Nick; Sahoo, Pramoda Kumar; 2014: Analysis of immune-related ESTs and differential expression analysis of few important genes in lines of rohu (Labeo rohita) selected for resistance and susceptibility to Aeromonas hydrophila infection

Robinson, Nick; Gopikrishna, Gopalapillay; Baranski, Matthew; Vinaya Kumar, K; Shekhar, Mudagandur S.; Shanmugakarthik, Jayakani; Jothivel, Sarangapani; Gopal, Chavali; Ravichandran, Pitchaiyappan; Gitterle, Thomas; Ponniah, Alphis G.; 2014: QTL for white spot syndrome virus resistance and the sex-determining locus in the Indian black tiger shrimp (Penaeus monodon)

Gjedrem, Trygve; Robinson, Nick; 2014: Advances by Selective Breeding for Aquatic Species: A Review

Green, Timothy J.; Benkendorff, Kirsten; Robinson, Nick; Raftos, David; Speck, Peter; 2014: Anti-viral gene induction is absent upon secondary challenge with double-stranded RNA in the Pacific oyster, Crassostrea gigas

Green, Timothy J.; Montagnani, Caroline; Benkendorff, Kirsten; Robinson, Nick; Speck, Peter; 2014: Ontogeny and water temperature influences the antiviral response of the Pacific oyster, Crassostrea gigas

Green, Timothy J.; Robinson, Nick; Chataway, Tim; Benkendorff, Kirsten; O'Connor, Wayne; Speck, Peter; 2014: Evidence that the major hemolymph protein of the Pacific oyster, Crassostrea gigas, has antiviral activity against herpesviruses

Liu, Yibing; Li, Xiaoxu; Xu, Tong; Robinson, Nick; Qin, Jianguang; 2014: Improvement in non-programmable sperm cryopreservation technique in farmed greenlip abalone Haliotis laevigata

Liu, Yibing; Xu, Tong; Robinson, Nick; Qin, Jianguang; Li, Xiaoxu; 2014: Cryopreservation of sperm in farmed Australian greenlip abalone Haliotis laevigata

Luo, Wei; Zeng, Cong; Yi, Shaokui; Robinson, Nick; Wang, Weimin; Gao, Zexia; 2014: Heterosis and combining ability evaluation for growth traits of blunt snout bream (Megalobrama amblycephala) when crossbreeding three strains

Robinson, Nick; Hall, Nathan E.; Ross, Elizabeth M.; Cooke, Ira R.; Shiel, Brett P.; Robinson, Andrew J.; Strugnell, Jan M.; 2014: The complete mitochondrial genome of Haliotis laevigata (Gastropoda: Haliotidae) using MiSeq and HiSeq sequencing

Shiel, Brett P.; Hall, Nathan E.; Cooke, Ira R.; Robinson, Nick; Strugnell, Jan M.; 2014: De Novo characterisation of the greenlip abalone transcriptome (Haliotis laevigata) with a focus on the heat shock protein 70 (HSP70) family

Sahoo, Pramoda Kumar; Das, Sweta; Das Mahapatra, Kanta; Saha, Jatindra Nath; Baranski, Matthew; Ødegård, Jørgen; Robinson, Nick; 2013: Characterization of the ceruloplasmin gene and its potential role as an indirect marker for selection to Aeromonas hydrophila resistance in rohu, Labeo rohita

Domingos, Jose A.; Smith-Keune, Carolyn; Robinson, Nick; Loughnan, Shannon; Harrison, Paul; Jerry, Dean Robert; 2013: Heritability of harvest growth traits and genotype-environment interactions in barramundi, Lates calcarifer (Bloch)

Loughnan, Shannon R.; Domingos, Jose A.; Smith-Keune, Carolyn; Forrester, Justin P.; Jerry, Dean R.; Beheregaray, Luciano B.; Robinson, Nick; 2013: Broodstock contribution after mass spawning and size grading in barramundi (Lates calcarifer, Bloch)

Luo, Wei; Zeng, Cong; Deng, Wei; Robinson, Nick; Wang, Weimin; Gao, Zexia; 2013: Genetic parameter estimates for growth-related traits of blunt snout bream (Megalobrama amblycephala) using microsatellite-based pedigree

Robinson, Nick; Smith, Ben; Cooke, Ira; Strugnell, Jan; 2013: A snail's pace: A preliminary analysis of the effects of stress and genetics on movement of Haliotis

Robinson, Nick; Winberg, Pia; Kirkendale, Lisa; 2013: Genetic improvement of macroalgae: status to date and needs for the future

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Robinson, Nick; Sahoo, Pramoda Kumar; Baranski, Matthew; Das Mahapatra, K.; Saha, J.N.; Das, S.; Mishra, Y; Das, P.; Barman, H. K.; Eknath, A. E.; 2012: Expressed Sequences and Polymorphisms in Rohu Carp (Labeo rohita, Hamilton) Revealed by mRNA-seq

Gjedrem, Trygve; Robinson, Nick; Rye, Morten; 2012: The importance of selective breeding in aquaculture to meet future demands for animal protein: A review

Sonesson, Anna Kristina; Gjerde, Bjarne; Robinson, Nick; 2011: A simple selection scheme to improve disease resistance and growth

Moore, A.; Ingram, B.A.; Friend, S.; King, H.H.; Robinson, Nick; McCormack, R.; Coughran, J.; Hayes, Ben J.; 2010: Management of genetic resources for fish and crustaceans in the Murray-Darling Basin

Robinson, Nick; Li, Xiaoxu; Hayes, Ben J.; 2010: Testing options for the commercialization of abalone selective breeding using bioeconomic simulation modelling

Robinson, Nick; Schipp, Glenn; Bosmans, Jerome; Jerry, Dean Robert; 2010: Modelling selective breeding in protandrous, batch-reared Asian sea bass (Lates calcarifer, Bloch) using walkback selection

Baranski, Matthew; Rourke, M.; Loughnan, S.; Hayes, Ben J.; Austin, C; Robinson, Nick; 2008: Detection of QTL for growth rate in the blacklip abalone (Haliotis rubra Leach) using selective DNA pooling

Robinson, Nick; Goddard, M; Hayes, Ben J.; 2008: Use of gene expression data for predicting continuous phenotypes for animal production and breeding

Robinson, Nick; Hayes, Ben J.; 2008: Modelling the use of gene expression profiles with selective breeding for improved disease resistance in Atlantic salmon

Baranski, Matthew; Loughnan, S.; Austin, C. M.; Robinson, Nick; 2006: A microsatellite linkage map of the blacklip abalone, Haliotis rubra

Baranski, Matthew; Rourke, M.; Loughnan, S.; Austin, C; Robinson, Nick; 2006: Isolation and characterization of 125 microsatellite DNA markers in the blacklip abalone, Haliotis rubra

Nicholas Andrew has 26 other publications in Cristin:

Robinson, Nick; 2016: Genetic improvement and feed development for aquaculture - Nofima

Moghadam, Hooman; Moghadam, Hooman; Tveiten, Helge; Robinson, Nick; Andersen, Øivind; Burgerhout, Erik; Johnsen, Hanne; 2016: The effects of early life stress on the epigenome and transcriptome of Atlantic salmon

Robinson, Nick; Krasnov, Aleksei; Timmerhaus, Gerrit; Baranski, Matthew; Takle, Harald Rune; Jørgensen, Sven Martin; 2016: Training the salmon’s genes: Influence of aerobic exercise, swimming performance and selection on gene expression in Atlantic salmon

Robinson, Nick; Baranski, Matthew; Das Mahapatra, Kanta; Saha, J.N.; Das, S.; Mishra, Jashobanta; Das, P.; Kent, Matthew Peter; Arnyasi, Mariann; Sahoo, P.K.; 2016: Detection of QTL associated with resistance to Aeromonas hydrophila in rohu carp (Labeo rohita)

Shiel, Brett P.; Hall, Nathan E.; Cooke, Ira R.; Robinson, Nick; Strugnell, Jan M.; 2016: Gene expression profiles as a predictor of resilience to summer mortality in the greenlip abalone, Haliotis laevigata

Robinson, Nick; 2015: QTL associated with resistance to Aeromonas hydrophila in rohu carp Labeo rohita

Moghadam, Hooman; Moghadam, Hooman; Tveiten, Helge; Robinson, Nick; Andersen, Øivind; Burgerhout, Erik; Johnsen, Hanne; 2015: The effects of early life stress on the epigenome and transcriptome of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)

Robinson, Nick; Baranski, Matthew; Das Mahapatra, Kanta; Saha, Jatindra Nath; Das, Sweta; Mishra, Jashobanta; Das, Paramananda; Kent, Matthew Peter; Arnyasi, Mariann; Sahoo, Pramoda Kumar; 2015: Detection of QTL associated with resistance to Aeromonas hydrophila in rohu carp (Labeo rohita)

Robinson, Nick; Baranski, Matthew; Gopikrishna, Gopalapillay; Katneni, Vinaya Kumar; Shekhar, Mudagandur S.; Gopal, Chavali; Panigrahi, Akshaya; Balasubramanian, C.P.; Kumar, Ashok; Rajendran, Vidya; Moghadam, Hooman; Moghadam, Hooman; Aranguren, F.; Salazar, Marcela; Gitterle, Thomas; Vijayan, K.K.; 2015: Markers for resistance to white spot syndrome virus in black tiger shrimp (Penaeus monodon)

Robinson, Nick; Baranski, Matthew; Gopikrishna, Gopalapillay; Katneni, Vinaya Kumar; Shekhar, Mudagandur S.; Gopal, Chavali; Panigrahi, Akshaya; Balasubramanian, C.P.; Kumar, Ashok; Rajendran, Vidya; Moghadam, Hooman; Moghadam, Hooman; Aranguren, F.; Salazar, Marcela; Gitterle, Thomas; Vijayan, K.K.; 2015: Markers for resistance to white spot syndrome virus in black tiger shrimp (Penaeus monodon) and correspondance to cSNPs in white shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei)

Robinson, Nick; 2015: Special session – Breeding and genetics. Session chair and organiser

Sandoval-Castillo, Jonathan; Robinson, Nick; Strain, Lachlan; Mayfield, Stephen; Strugnell, Jan; Hart, Anthony; Beheregaray, Luciano B.; 2015: Seascape genomics of Roe’s abalone: a spatial analysis of neutral and adaptive variation in a species challenged by climate change

Robinson, Nick; Mørkøre, Turid; 2015: Development of sustainable aquaculture through innovative approaches in Mozambique

Robinson, Nick; Baranski, Matthew; Gopikrishna, Gopalapillay; Vinaya Kumar, Katneni; Shekar, Mudagandur S.; Gopal, Chavali; Panigrahi, Akshaya; Balasubramanian, C.P.; Ashok Kumar, J.; Rajendran, Vidya; Moghadam, Hooman; Moghadam, Hooman; Aranguren, F.; Salazar, Marcela; Gitterle, Thomas; Vijayan, K.K.; 2015: Markers for resistance to white spot syndrome virus in black tiger shrimp (Penaeus monodon) and correspondance to csnps in white shrimp (Litopenaeus vannamei)

Robinson, Nick; Baranski, Matthew; Gopikrishna, G.; Vinaya Kumar, K.; Shekhar, M.S.; Gopal, C.; Karthik, J.S.; Jothivel, S.; Ravishandran, P.; Ponniah, A.G.; 2014: Development of a high density linkage map and markers for resistance to white spot syndrome virus for black tiger shrimp (Penaeus monodon) based on cSNPs

Loughnan, S.; Smith-Keune, Carolyn; Jerry, D.; Beheregaray, Luciano B.; Robinson, Nick; 2014: Comparison of the use of different source stocks for establish base populations for selective breeding of barramundi Lates calcarifer

Robinson, Nick; 2014: Application of genomic technologies to fish selective breeding

Robinson, Nick; 2014: Data collection by barramundi farms

Robinson, Nick; 2014: Genetic knowledge, tools and predictions of a bright future, but who is going to invest to begin selective breeding?

Robinson, Nick; 2014: Trygve Gjedrem receives honorary life award from WAS

Shiel, B.; Hall, N.; Cooke, I.; Strugnell, J.; Robinson, Nick; 2014: Combating summer mortality: Transcriptomics of abalone under heat stress

Robinson, Nick; Baranski, Matthew; Mahapatra, Kanta Das; Saha, Jatindra Nath; Das, Sweta; Mishra, Yashowant; Das, Paramananda; Barman, Hirak K.; Sahoo, Pramoda Kumar; 2013: Transcribed single nucleotide polymorphisms map quantitative trait loci associated with resistance to Aeromonas hydrophila in rohu carp (Labeo rohita)

Loughnan, Shannon; Robinson, Nick; Beheregaray, Luciano B.; Mair, Graham; 2013: A barramundi breeding program for Australia - Capturing and maintaining genetic diversity

Robinson, Nick; 2013: Algae selective breeding and genetic management/ manipulation

Sandoval-Castillo, Jonathan; Robinson, Nick; Strain, Lachlan; Brown, Jamin; Beheregaray, Luciano B.; 2013: Seascape genomics of Roe’s abalone: a spatial analysis of adaptive variation

Våge, Dag Inge; Berg, Paul Ragnar; Hayes, Ben J.; Høyheim, Bjørn; Lien, Sigbjørn; Moen, Thomas; Robinson, Nick; Omholt, Stig W.; 2005: CIGENEs rolle i genomforskningen på laks