Christina Sommerville

Christina SommervilleChris is the Emeritus Professor of Aquatic Parasitology at the Institute of Aquaculture, University of Stirling, and one of the founding members of the Institute having joined as a fish parasitologist back in 1972.  Her research interests lie in host/parasite interactions and, in particular, the pathological effects of parasites.  She has worked on the development of diagnostic techniques and the management and control of parasitic diseases of economically important fish species.  Chris was involved in the early days of sea lice control in the mid-1980s and participated in much of the research that become the foundation of sea lice IPM.

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