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Dr Sean Wattegedera

Dr Sean Wattegedera

Sean Wattegedera

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Sean Wattegedera joined Moredun in 1999 following his undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences (Hons) at Lancaster University. In 2014, Sean became a Senior Research Scientist and completed his PhD (by Research Publications, University of Edinburgh) in 2021. Sean has an interest in cytokine biology and cellular immunology applying this to bacterial and viral diseases of livestock. His main research area is in the understanding of host-pathogen interactions for Chlamydia spp. and developing control strategies for ovine enzootic abortion. Sean is also involved in the development, characterisation and application of immunological reagents to investigate disease pathogenesis in both sheep and cattle.

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