Andrew Desbois


Institute of Aquaculture, University of Stirling

I am Lecturer in Marine Biotechnology at Institute of Aquaculture, University of Stirling since 2012 and a member of Immunology and Vaccinology Group. I am a microbiologist with broad interests in the managing and understanding the microbiology of aquaculture systems, particularly the bacterial components. I am an Editorial Board member for Marine Drugs and Marine Biotechnology.

Research interests

Vaccine/drug target discovery in aquaculture pathogens; microbiology of aquaculture systems; development of alternative hosts for understanding bacterial pathogens of fish; antimicrobial resistance of aquatic bacterial pathogens; host-pathogen interactions; role of probiotics in aquaculture systems