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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 39 scientific publications in Cristin:

Chhotaray, Chiranjibi; Mishra, Jashobanta; Sahoo, P.K.; Das, Sweta; Mahapatra, Kanta Das; Saha, Jatindra Nath; Baranski, Matthew; Robinson, Nicholas Andrew; 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, Nicholas Andrew; Qin, Jian; Li, Xiaoxu; 2015: Cryopreservation of sperm in farmed blacklip abalone (Haliotis rubra Leach, 1814)

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

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

Liu, Y.; Liu, Yibing; Li, X.; Li, Xiaoxu; Xu, Tong; Xu, Tong; Robinson, Nicholas Andrew; 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, Nicholas Andrew; 2015: Microsatellite marker development based on next-generation sequencing for the smooth marron (Cherax cainii, Austin) and cross-species amplification in other Cherax species

Loughnan, Shannon R; Smith-Keune, Carolyn; Jerry, Dean R.; Beheregaray, Luciano B.; Robinson, Nicholas Andrew; 2015: Genetic diversity and relatedness estimates forcaptive barramundi (Lates calcarifer, Bloch)broodstock informs efforts to form a base populationfor selective breeding

Robinson, Nicholas Andrew; 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, Nicholas Andrew; 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, Nicholas Andrew; 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, Nicholas Andrew; 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, Nicholas Andrew; 2014: Advances by Selective Breeding for Aquatic Species: A Review

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

Green, Timothy J.; Robinson, Nicholas Andrew; 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, Nicholas Andrew; Qin, Jianguang; 2014: Greenlip abalone (Haliotis laevigata Donovan, 1808) sperm cryopreservation using a programmable freezing technique and testing the addition of amino acid and vitamin

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

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

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

Robinson, Nicholas Andrew; 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, Nicholas Andrew; 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, Nicholas Andrew; 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, Nicholas Andrew; 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, Nicholas Andrew; 2013: Broodstock contribution after mass spawning and size grading in barramundi (Lates calcarifer, Bloch)

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

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

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Robinson, Nicholas Andrew; 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, Nicholas Andrew; 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, Nicholas Andrew; 2011: A simple selection scheme to improve disease resistance and growth

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

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

Robinson, Nicholas Andrew; 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, Nicholas Andrew; 2008: Detection of QTL for growth rate in the blacklip abalone (Haliotis rubra Leach) using selective DNA pooling

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

Robinson, Nicholas Andrew; 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, Nicholas Andrew; 2006: A microsatellite linkage map of the blacklip abalone, Haliotis rubra

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

Nicholas Andrew has 21 other publications in Cristin:

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

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

Robinson, Nicholas Andrew; 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, Nicholas Andrew; Baranski, Matthew; Gopikrishna, Gopalapillay; Katneni, Vinaya Kumar; Shekhar, Mudagandur S.; Gopal, Chavali; Panigrahi, Akshaya; Balasubramanian, C.P.; Kumar, Ashok; Rajendran, Vidya; 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, Nicholas Andrew; Baranski, Matthew; Gopikrishna, Gopalapillay; Katneni, Vinaya Kumar; Shekhar, Mudagandur S.; Gopal, Chavali; Panigrahi, Akshaya; Balasubramanian, C.P.; Kumar, Ashok; Rajendran, Vidya; 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, Nicholas Andrew; 2015: Special session – Breeding and genetics. Session chair and organiser

Sandoval-Castillo, Jonathan; Robinson, Nicholas Andrew; 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, Nicholas Andrew; Mørkøre, Turid; 2015: Development of sustainable aquaculture through innovative approaches in Mozambique

Robinson, Nicholas Andrew; Baranski, Matthew; Gopikrishna, Gopalapillay; Vinaya Kumar, Katneni; Shekar, Mudagandur S.; Gopal, Chavali; Panigrahi, Akshaya; Balasubramanian, C.P.; Ashok Kumar, J.; Rajendran, Vidya; 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, Nicholas Andrew; 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, Nicholas Andrew; 2014: Comparison of the use of different source stocks for establish base populations for selective breeding of barramundi Lates calcarifer

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

Robinson, Nicholas Andrew; 2014: Data collection by barramundi farms

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

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

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

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

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

Sandoval-Castillo, Jonathan; Robinson, Nicholas Andrew; 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, Nicholas Andrew; Omholt, Stig W.; 2005: CIGENEs rolle i genomforskningen på laks