Dr Christopher Coates

BSc, PGCert., PhD

 
researcher
 

Biography

2024-present: President, Irish Society for Parasitology
2024-present: Honorary Professor, Science &Engineering | Swansea University (Wales)
2022-present: Principal Investigator/Lecturer (SNS) | Ryan Institute/University of Galway

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2019-2022: Associate Professor (Reader), Biosciences | Swansea University (Wales)
2017-2019: Senior Lecturer, Biosciences | Swansea University (Wales)
2015-2016: Lecturer, Biosciences | Swansea University (Wales) 
2014-2015: PDRA, Marine Molecular Microbiology | University of Stirling (Scotland) | NERC funded
2009-2013: PhD Candidate & Teaching Assistant | University of Stirling (Scotland)
2008: SFI UREKA Scholarship in Chemical Biology | Medical Mycology, Maynooth University

Research Interests

-Shellfish Health, Welfare, Stress, Physiology, Disease, Epizootiology
-Invertebrate Immunology and Pathology
-Developing insects as alternative in vivo models (3Rs research)
-Shellfish Aquaculture and Fisheries
-Marine Toxicology
-Multi-functional Roles of Oxygen Transport/Binding Proteins



Edited Books

  Year Publication
(2022) Invertebrate Pathology.
Rowley, AF; Coates, CJ; Whitten, MMA (Ed.). (2022) Invertebrate Pathology Invertebrate Pathology. London: Oxford University Press. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2024) 'Antioxidant status and performance of Macrobrachium rosenbergii juveniles fed diets containing non-nutritive Aloysia triphylla essential oil'
de Souza Valente, C; Coates, CJ; Cagol, L; Bombardelli, RA; Becker; AG, Denise Schmidt, D; Heinzmann, BM; Vaz-dos-Santos, AM; Baldisserotto, B; Cupertino Ballester, EL (2024) 'Antioxidant status and performance of Macrobrachium rosenbergii juveniles fed diets containing non-nutritive Aloysia triphylla essential oil'. Aquaculture International, [Details]
(2024) 'To move or not to move: Taxis responses of the marine flatworm Symsagittifera roscoffensis to different stimuli'
Thomas, NJ; Tang, KW; Coates, CJ (2024) 'To move or not to move: Taxis responses of the marine flatworm Symsagittifera roscoffensis to different stimuli'. Marine And Freshwater Behaviour And Physiology, [Details]
(2024) 'Infection of Norway lobster (Nephrops norvegicus) by the parasite Hematodinium sp.: Insights from 30 years of field observations'
Molto-Martin, I; Neil, DM; Coates, CJ; MacKenzie, SA; Bass, D; Stentiford, GD; Albalat, A (2024) 'Infection of Norway lobster (Nephrops norvegicus) by the parasite Hematodinium sp.: Insights from 30 years of field observations'. Royal Society Open Science, [Details]
(2024) 'In situ environmental conditions and molecular identification of the photosymbiotic marine worm Symsagittifera roscoffensis'
Thomas, NJ; Tang, KW; Coates, CJ (2024) 'In situ environmental conditions and molecular identification of the photosymbiotic marine worm Symsagittifera roscoffensis'. Symbiosis, [Details]
(2024) 'Meta-analytic assessment of physiological markers for decapod crustacean welfare'
Conneely, E-A; Coates, CJ (2024) 'Meta-analytic assessment of physiological markers for decapod crustacean welfare'. Fish And Fisheries, 25 :134-150 [Details]
(2024) 'Divergence time estimates for the hypoxia-inducible factor-1 alpha (HIF1¿) reveal an ancient emergence of animals in low-oxygen environments'
Belato, FA; Mello, B; Coates, CJ; Halanych, KM; Brown, F; de Moraes Leme, J; Trindade, RIF; Costa-Paiva, EM (2024) 'Divergence time estimates for the hypoxia-inducible factor-1 alpha (HIF1¿) reveal an ancient emergence of animals in low-oxygen environments'. Geobiology, [Details]
(2023) 'Shell disease syndromes of decapod crustaceans'
Rowley, AF; Coates,CJ (2023) 'Shell disease syndromes of decapod crustaceans'. Environmental Microbiology, [Details]
(2023) 'Prospecting the Photosynthetic Flatworm Symsagittifera roscoffensis as a Novel Fish-Feed'
Thomas, NA; Tang, KW; Coates, CJ (2023) 'Prospecting the Photosynthetic Flatworm Symsagittifera roscoffensis as a Novel Fish-Feed'. Animals : An Open Access Journal From Mdpi, [DOI] [Details]
(2023) 'Extracellular vesicle signatures and protein citrullination are modified in shore crabs (Carcinus maenas) infected with Hematodinium sp'
Coates, CJ; Kraev, I; Rowley, AF; Lange, S (2023) 'Extracellular vesicle signatures and protein citrullination are modified in shore crabs (Carcinus maenas) infected with Hematodinium sp'. Virulence, [Details]
(2023) 'Low dose gamma-radiation induced effects on wax moth (Galleria mellonella) larvae'
Copplestone, D; Coates, CJ; Lim, J (2023) 'Low dose gamma-radiation induced effects on wax moth (Galleria mellonella) larvae'. Science Of The Total Environment, [Details]
(2023) 'Histopathological survey of putative parasites and pathogens in non-native slipper limpets Crepidula fornicata'
Quinn, EA; Malkin, SH; Thomas, JE; Rowley, AF; Coates, CJ (2023) 'Histopathological survey of putative parasites and pathogens in non-native slipper limpets Crepidula fornicata'. Diseases Of Aquatic Organisms, [Details]
(2023) 'Effect of acute ultraviolet radiation on Galleria mellonella health and immunity'
Sabockyte, A; McAllister, S; Coates, CJ; Lim, J (2023) 'Effect of acute ultraviolet radiation on Galleria mellonella health and immunity'. Journal Of Invertebrate Pathology, [Details]
(2023) 'Virulent and necrotrophic strategies of Bacillus thuringiensis in susceptible and resistant insects, Galleria mellonella'
Grizanova, EV; Krytsyna, TI; Kalmykova, GV; Sokolova, E; Alikina, T; Kabilov, M; Coates, CJ; Dubovskiy, IM (2023) 'Virulent and necrotrophic strategies of Bacillus thuringiensis in susceptible and resistant insects, Galleria mellonella'. Microbial Pathogenesis, [Details]
(2023) 'Environmental constraints on the photosynthetic rate of the marine flatworm Symsagittifera roscoffensis ¿'
Thomas, NJ; Coates, CJ; Tang, KW (2023) 'Environmental constraints on the photosynthetic rate of the marine flatworm Symsagittifera roscoffensis ¿'. Journal Of Experimental Marine Biology And Ecology, [Details]
(2022) 'Integrative approaches to understanding organismal responses to aquatic deoxygenation'
Woods, HA; Moran, AL; Atkinson, D; Audzijonyte, A; Berenbrink, M; Borges, FO; Burnett, KG; Burnett, LE; Coates, CJ; Collin, R; Costa-Paiva, EM; Duncan, MI; Ern, R; Laetz, EMJ Levin, LA; Lindmark, M; Lucey, NM; McCormick, LR; Pierson, JJ; Rosa, R; Roman, MR; Sampaio, E; Schulte, PM; Sperling, EA; Walczy¿ska, A; Verberk, WCEP (2022) 'Integrative approaches to understanding organismal responses to aquatic deoxygenation'. Biological Bulletin, [Details]
(2022) 'Structure-function relationships of oxygen transport proteins in marine invertebrates enduring higher temperatures and deoxygenation'
Coates, CJ; Belato, FA; Halanych, KM; Costa-Paiva, EM (2022) 'Structure-function relationships of oxygen transport proteins in marine invertebrates enduring higher temperatures and deoxygenation'. Biological Bulletin, [Details]
(2022) 'Invasive slipper limpets (Crepidula fornicata) act like a sink, rather than source, of Vibrio spp'
Quinn, EA; Malkin, SH; Thomas, JE; Poole, R; Davies, CE; Rowley, AF; Coates, CJ (2022) 'Invasive slipper limpets (Crepidula fornicata) act like a sink, rather than source, of Vibrio spp'. Biological Invasions, [Details]
(2022) 'Welfare in farmed decapod crustaceans, with particular reference to Penaeus vannamei'
Albalat, A; Zacarias, S; Coates, CJ; Neil, DM; Rey Planellas, S. (2022) 'Welfare in farmed decapod crustaceans, with particular reference to Penaeus vannamei'. Frontiers in Marine Science, 9 [Details]
(2022) 'Invasive slipper limpets Crepidula fornicata are hosts for sterilising digenean parasites'
Quinn, EA; Thomas, JE; Malkin, SH; Eley, MJ; Coates, CJ; Rowley, AF. (2022) 'Invasive slipper limpets Crepidula fornicata are hosts for sterilising digenean parasites'. Parasitology, 149 :811-819 [Details]
(2022) 'Antimicrobial volatiles of the insect-pathogen Metarhizium brunneum'
Hummadi, EH; Cetin, Y; Demirbek, M; Kardar, NM; Khan, S; Coates, CJ; Eastwood, DC; Dudley, E; Maffeis, T; Loveridge, J; Butt, TM. (2022) 'Antimicrobial volatiles of the insect-pathogen Metarhizium brunneum'. MDPI Information, 8 (4) [Details]
(2022) 'Molecular dating of the blood pigment hemocyanin provides new insight on the origin of (marine) animals'
Costa-Paiva, EM; Mello, B; Santos Bezerra, B; Coates, CJ; Halanych, KM; Brown, F; de Moraes Leme, J; Trindade, R. (2022) 'Molecular dating of the blood pigment hemocyanin provides new insight on the origin of (marine) animals'. Geobiology, 20 (3):333-345 [Details]
(2022) 'Antagonistic activity of lactic acid bacteria against pathogenic vibrios and their potential use as probiotics in shrimp (Penaeus vannamei) culture'
Thompson, J; Weaver, M; Lupatsch, I; Shields, RJ; Plummer, S; Coates, CJ; Rowley, AF.. (2022) 'Antagonistic activity of lactic acid bacteria against pathogenic vibrios and their potential use as probiotics in shrimp (Penaeus vannamei) culture'. Frontiers in Marine Science, 9 [Details]
(2022) 'Hematodinium sp. infection does not drive collateral disease contraction in a crustacean host'
Davies, CE; Thomas, JE; Malkin, SH; Batista, FM; Rowley, AF; Coates, CJ. (2022) 'Hematodinium sp. infection does not drive collateral disease contraction in a crustacean host'. eLife, 11 [Details]
(2022) 'Emerging diseases and Epizootics of Crabs under Cultivation'
Coates, CJ; Rowley, AF. (2022) 'Emerging diseases and Epizootics of Crabs under Cultivation'. Frontiers in Marine Science, 8 [Details]
(2021) 'The Stress-Immunity Axis in Shellfish'
Coates, CJ; Söderhäll, K. (2021) 'The Stress-Immunity Axis in Shellfish'. Journal Of Invertebrate Pathology, 186 [Details]
(2021) 'Bacillus thuringiensis Spores and Cry3A Toxins Act Synergistically to Expedite Colorado Potato Beetle Mortality'
Dubovskiy, IM; Grizanova, EV; Tereshchenko, D; Krytsyna, TI; Alikina, T; Kalmykova, G; Kabilov, M; Coates, CJ. (2021) 'Bacillus thuringiensis Spores and Cry3A Toxins Act Synergistically to Expedite Colorado Potato Beetle Mortality'. MDPI Information, 13 (11) [Details]
(2021) 'Evolution of a key enzyme of aerobic metabolism reveals Proterozoic functional subunit duplication events and an ancient origin of animals'
Bezerra, BS Belato, FA; Mello, B; Brown, F; Coates, CJ; de Moraes Leme, J; Trindade, RI; Costa-Paiva, EM. (2021) 'Evolution of a key enzyme of aerobic metabolism reveals Proterozoic functional subunit duplication events and an ancient origin of animals'. Scientific Reports, 11 [Details]
(2021) 'Interactions between phenoloxidase activity and organic matter in historic anthrosol soils'
Esiana, BOI; Coates, CJ; Adderley, PW; Berns, AE; Bol, R. (2021) 'Interactions between phenoloxidase activity and organic matter in historic anthrosol soils'. Plos One, e02592005 [Details]
(2021) 'RNAi-mediated suppression of insect metalloproterase inhibitor (IMPI) enhances Galleria mellonella susceptibility to fungal infection'
Grizanova, EV; Coates, CJ; Butt, TM; Dubovskiy, IM. (2021) 'RNAi-mediated suppression of insect metalloproterase inhibitor (IMPI) enhances Galleria mellonella susceptibility to fungal infection'. Developmental And Comparative Immunology, 122 [Details]
(2021) 'The diarrhetic shellfish poisoning toxin, okadaic acid, provokes gastropathy, dysbiosis and susceptibility to bacterial infection in a non-rodent bioassay, Galleria mellonella'
Emery, H; Traves, W; Rowley, AF; Coates, CJ. (2021) 'The diarrhetic shellfish poisoning toxin, okadaic acid, provokes gastropathy, dysbiosis and susceptibility to bacterial infection in a non-rodent bioassay, Galleria mellonella'. Archives Of Toxicology, 95 :3361-3376 [Details]
(2021) 'Nutraceutical intervention protects against bacterial and chemical induced gastrotoxicity in a non-mammalian model, Galleria mellonella'
Emery, H; Butt, TM; Coates, CJ. (2021) 'Nutraceutical intervention protects against bacterial and chemical induced gastrotoxicity in a non-mammalian model, Galleria mellonella'. Food And Chemical Toxicology, 154 [Details]
(2021) 'Defective phagocyte association during infection of Galleria mellonella with Yersinia pseudotuberculosis is detrimental to both insect host and microbe'
Krachler, AM; Sirisaengtaksin, N; Monteith, P; Paine, CET; Coates, CJ; Lim, J. (2021) 'Defective phagocyte association during infection of Galleria mellonella with Yersinia pseudotuberculosis is detrimental to both insect host and microbe'. Virulence, 12 :638-653 [Details]
(2020) 'Diagnosis and prevalence of two new species of haplosporidians infection shore crabs Carcinus maenas: Haplosporidium carcini n. sp., and H. cranc n. sp'
Davies, CE; Bass, D; Ward, GM; Batista, FM; Malkin, SH; Thomas, JE; Bateman, K; Feist, SW; Coates, CJ; Rowley, AF. (2020) 'Diagnosis and prevalence of two new species of haplosporidians infection shore crabs Carcinus maenas: Haplosporidium carcini n. sp., and H. cranc n. sp'. Parasitology, 147 :1229-1237 [Details]
(2020) 'Mycosis is a disease state encountered rarely in shore crabs, Carcinus maenas'
Davies, CE; Malkin, SH; Thomas, JE; Batista, FM; Rowley, AF; Coates, CJ. (2020) 'Mycosis is a disease state encountered rarely in shore crabs, Carcinus maenas'. MDPI Information, 9 (6) [Details]
(2020) 'Prevalence and histopathology of the parasitic barnacle, Sacculina carcini in shore crabs, Carcinus maenas'
Rowley, AF, Davies, CE; Malkin, SH; Bryan, CC; Thomas, JE;, Batista, FM;, Coates, CJ. (2020) 'Prevalence and histopathology of the parasitic barnacle, Sacculina carcini in shore crabs, Carcinus maenas'. Journal Of Invertebrate Pathology, 171 (e107338) [Details]
(2020) 'Laccase and catecholoxidase activities contribute to innate immunity in slipper limpets, Crepidula fornicata'
Quinn, EA; Malkin, SH; Rowley, AF; Coates, CJ. (2020) 'Laccase and catecholoxidase activities contribute to innate immunity in slipper limpets, Crepidula fornicata'. Developmental And Comparative Immunology, 110 (e103724) [Details]
(2020) 'FISHing in fungi: Visualisation of mushroom virus X in the mycelium of Agaricus bisporus by fluorescence in situ hybridisation'
O¿Connor, E; Coates, CJ; Eastwood, DC; Fitzpatrick, D; Grogan, H (2020) 'FISHing in fungi: Visualisation of mushroom virus X in the mycelium of Agaricus bisporus by fluorescence in situ hybridisation'. Journal Of Microbiological Methods, 173 (e105913) [Details]
(2020) 'Evolutionary history of the globin gene family in Annelids'
Belato, FA; Coates, CJ; Halanych, KM; Weber, RE; Costa-Paiva, EM. (2020) 'Evolutionary history of the globin gene family in Annelids'. Genome Biology And Evolution, 12 (10):1719-1733 [Details]
(2019) 'Indomethacin-induced gut damage in a surrogate insect model, Galleria mellonella'
Emery, H; Johnson, R; Rowley, AF; Coates, CJ. (2019) 'Indomethacin-induced gut damage in a surrogate insect model, Galleria mellonella'. Archives Of Toxicology, 93 :2347-2360 [Details]
(2019) 'Metarhizium brunneum infection dynamics differ at the cuticle interface of susceptible and tolerant morphs of Galleria mellonella'
Grizanova, EV; Coates, CJ; Dubovskiy, IM; Butt, TM. (2019) 'Metarhizium brunneum infection dynamics differ at the cuticle interface of susceptible and tolerant morphs of Galleria mellonella'. Virulence, 10 (1):999-1012 [Details]
(2019) 'The Effect of Temperature on the Physiological Condition and Immune-Capacity of European Lobsters (Homarus gammarus) During Long-Term Starvation'
Albalat, A; Johnson, L; Coates, CJ; Dykes, GC; Hitte, F; Morro, B; Dick, J; Todd, K; Neil, DM. (2019) 'The Effect of Temperature on the Physiological Condition and Immune-Capacity of European Lobsters (Homarus gammarus) During Long-Term Starvation'. Frontiers in Marine Science, 6 (e281) [Details]
(2019) 'The insect, Galleria mellonella, is a compatible model for evaluating the toxicology of okadaic acid'
Coates, CJ; Lim, J; Harman, K; Rowley, AF; Griffiths, DJ; Emery, H; Layton, W. (2019) 'The insect, Galleria mellonella, is a compatible model for evaluating the toxicology of okadaic acid'. Cell Biology And Toxicology, 35 :219-232 [Details]
(2019) 'Cleavage of the babuvirus movement protein B4 into functional peptides capable of host factor conjugation is required for virulence'
Zhuang, J; Lin, W; Coates, CJ, Shang, P; Wei, T; Wu, Z; Xie, L. (2019) 'Cleavage of the babuvirus movement protein B4 into functional peptides capable of host factor conjugation is required for virulence'. Acta virologica, 34 :295-305 [Details]
(2019) 'Newly discovered occurrences and gene tree of the extracellular globins and linker chains from the giant hexagonal bilayer hemoglobins in metazoans'
Belato, FA; Schrago, CG; Coates, CJ, Halanych, KM; Costa-Paiva, EM (2019) 'Newly discovered occurrences and gene tree of the extracellular globins and linker chains from the giant hexagonal bilayer hemoglobins in metazoans'. Genome Biology And Evolution, 11 :597-612 [Details]
(2019) 'Host range of the mikrocytid parasite Paramikrocytos canceri in decapod crustaceans'
Edwards, M; Coates, CJ; Rowley, AF. (2019) 'Host range of the mikrocytid parasite Paramikrocytos canceri in decapod crustaceans'. MDPI Information, 8 (4) [Details]
(2019) 'Spatial and temporal disease dynamics of the parasite Hematodinium sp. in shore crabs, Carcinus maenas'
Davies, CE; Batista, FM;, Sophie H. Malkin, Thomas, JE;, Charlotte C. Bryan, Peter Crocombe, Coates, CJ, Rowley, AF. (2019) 'Spatial and temporal disease dynamics of the parasite Hematodinium sp. in shore crabs, Carcinus maenas'. Parasites & vectors, 12 (1) [Details]
(2018) 'Characterising the mechanisms of non-opsonic uptake of Cryptococci by macrophages'
Lim, J; Coates, CJ, Seoane, PI; Garelnabi, M; Taylor-Smith, LM; Monteith, P; Macleod, CL; Escaron, CJ; Brown, GD; Hall, RA; May, RC. (2018) 'Characterising the mechanisms of non-opsonic uptake of Cryptococci by macrophages'. Journal Of Immunology, 200 :3539-3546 [Details]
(2018) 'Hemocyanin-derived phenoloxidase reaction products display anti-infective properties'
Coates, CJ; Talbot, J. (2018) 'Hemocyanin-derived phenoloxidase reaction products display anti-infective properties'. Developmental And Comparative Immunology, 86 :47-51 [Details]
(2018) 'Discovery of novel hemocyanin-like genes in Metazoans'
Costa-Paiva, EM; Schrago, CG; Coates, CJ; Halanych, KM. (2018) 'Discovery of novel hemocyanin-like genes in Metazoans'. Biological Bulletin, 235 :134-151 [Details]
(2018) 'Echinochrome A release from red spherule cells is an iron-withholding strategy of sea urchin innate immunity'
Coates, CJ, McCulloch, C; Betts, J; Whalley, T. (2018) 'Echinochrome A release from red spherule cells is an iron-withholding strategy of sea urchin innate immunity'. Innate Immunity, 10 (2):119-130 [Details]
(2017) 'A denitrifying community associated with a major, marine nitrogen-fixer'
Coates, CJ; Wyman, M. (2017) 'A denitrifying community associated with a major, marine nitrogen-fixer'. Environmental Microbiology, 19 (4978) [Details]
(2017) 'Re-evaluation of insect melanogenesis research: Views from the dark side'
Whitten, MMA; Coates, CJ. (2017) 'Re-evaluation of insect melanogenesis research: Views from the dark side'. Pigment Cell & Melanoma Research, 30 :386-401 [Details]
(2017) 'Immunological properties of oxygen-transport proteins: Hemoglobin, Hemocyanin and Hemerythrin'
Coates, CJ; Decker, H. (2017) 'Immunological properties of oxygen-transport proteins: Hemoglobin, Hemocyanin and Hemerythrin'. Cellular And Molecular Life Sciences, 74 (293) [Details]
(2016) 'Physiological condition, short-term survival and predator avoidance behaviour of discarded Norway lobsters (Nephrops norvegicus)'
Albalat, A; Collard, A; McAdam, B; Coates, CJ, Fox, C.J. (2016) 'Physiological condition, short-term survival and predator avoidance behaviour of discarded Norway lobsters (Nephrops norvegicus)'. Journal Of Shellfish Research, 35 :1053-1065 [Details]
(2016) 'Entomopathogenic fungi: New insights into host-pathogen interactions'
Butt, TM; Coates, CJ, Dubovskiy, IM; Ratcliffe, NA. (2016) 'Entomopathogenic fungi: New insights into host-pathogen interactions'. Animal Genetics, 94 :307-364 [Details]
(2016) 'The antagonistic effect of Banana bunchy top virus multifunctional protein B4 against Fusarium oxysporum'
Zhuang, J; Coates, CJ; Wu, Z; Xie, L. (2016) 'The antagonistic effect of Banana bunchy top virus multifunctional protein B4 against Fusarium oxysporum'. Molecular Plant Pathology, 17 :669-679 [Details]
(2016) 'Temperature-dependent morbidity of nicked edible crab, Cancer pagurus'
Johnson, L; Coates, CJ, Albalat, A; Neil, D; Todd, K. (2016) 'Temperature-dependent morbidity of nicked edible crab, Cancer pagurus'. Fisheries Research, 175 :127-131 [Details]
(2015) 'Zoothamnium duplicatum infestation of cultured horseshoe crabs (Limulus polyphemus)'
Shinn, AP; Mühlhölzl, AP; Coates, CJ; Metochis, C; Freeman, MA. (2015) 'Zoothamnium duplicatum infestation of cultured horseshoe crabs (Limulus polyphemus)'. Journal Of Invertebrate Pathology, 125 :81-86 [Details]
(2015) 'Identification of candidate antimicrobial peptides derived from abalone hemocyanin'
Zhuang, J; Coates, CJ; Zhu, H; Zhu, P; Wu, Z; Xie, L. (2015) 'Identification of candidate antimicrobial peptides derived from abalone hemocyanin'. Developmental And Comparative Immunology, 49 :96-102 [Details]
(2014) 'Diverse immune functions of hemocyanins'
Coates, CJ; Nairn, J. (2014) 'Diverse immune functions of hemocyanins'. Developmental And Comparative Immunology, 45 :43-55 [Details]
(2013) 'A putative link between phagocytosis-induced apoptosis and hemocyanin-derived phenoloxidase activation'
Coates, CJ; Whalley, T; Wyman; Nairn, J. (2013) 'A putative link between phagocytosis-induced apoptosis and hemocyanin-derived phenoloxidase activation'. Apoptosis, 18 :1319-1331 [Details]
(2013) 'Hemocyanin-derived phenoloxidase activity: A contributing factor to hyperpigmentation in Nephrops norvegicus'
Coates, CJ; Nairn, J. (2013) 'Hemocyanin-derived phenoloxidase activity: A contributing factor to hyperpigmentation in Nephrops norvegicus'. Food Chemistry, 140 :361-369 [Details]
(2012) 'Phagocytic activity of Limulus polyphemus amebocytes in vitro'
Coates, CJ, Whalley, T; Nairn, J. (2012) 'Phagocytic activity of Limulus polyphemus amebocytes in vitro'. Journal Of Invertebrate Pathology, 111 :205-210 [Details]
(2012) 'Effects of known phenoloxidase inhibitors on hemocyanin-derived phenoloxidase from Limulus polyphemus'
Wright, J; McCaskill Clark, W; Cain, JA; Patterson, A; Coates, CJ; Nairn, J. (2012) 'Effects of known phenoloxidase inhibitors on hemocyanin-derived phenoloxidase from Limulus polyphemus'. Comparative Biochemistry And Physiology B-Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, 163 :303-308 [Details]
(2012) 'Effect of temperature on biochemical and cellular properties of captive Limulus polyphemus'
Coates, CJ, Bradford, EL; Krome, CA; Nairn, J. (2012) 'Effect of temperature on biochemical and cellular properties of captive Limulus polyphemus'. Aquaculture, 334-337 (30) [Details]
(2011) 'Possible role of phosphatidylserine ¿ hemocyanin interaction in the innate immune response of Limulus polyphemus'
Coates, CJ; Kelly, SM; Nairn, J. (2011) 'Possible role of phosphatidylserine ¿ hemocyanin interaction in the innate immune response of Limulus polyphemus'. Developmental And Comparative Immunology, 35 (155) [Details]
(2010) 'Dose-dependent cellular and humoral responses in Galleria mellonella larvae following beta-glucan inoculation'
Mowlds, P; Coates, C; Renwick, J; Kavanagh, K. (2010) 'Dose-dependent cellular and humoral responses in Galleria mellonella larvae following beta-glucan inoculation'. Microbes And Infection, 12 :146-153 [Details]

Invited papers

  Year Publication
(2024) Guidelines for Protecting and Promoting Decapod Crustacean Welfare in Research.
Crump, A; Fischer B; Arnott, G; Birch, J; Briffa, M; Browning, H; Coates, C; Elwood, R; Khan, N; Thakrar, U; Barrett, M (2024) Guidelines for Protecting and Promoting Decapod Crustacean Welfare in Research. Insect Welfare Research Society Invited papers [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
(2022) 'Diseases of Chelicerates'
Coates, CJ. (2022) 'Diseases of Chelicerates' In: Invertebrate Pathology. London: Oxford University Press. [DOI] [Details]
(2022) 'Diagnostic approaches in invertebrate pathology'
Bass, D; Rowley, AF; Coates, CJ. (2022) 'Diagnostic approaches in invertebrate pathology' In: Invertebrate Pathology. London: Oxford University Press. [DOI] [Details]
(2022) 'Host defences of invertebrates to non-communicable diseases'
Coates, CJ (2022) 'Host defences of invertebrates to non-communicable diseases' In: Invertebrate Pathology. London: Oxford University Press. [DOI] [Details]
(2022) 'Host defences of invertebrates to pathogens and parasites'
Coates, CJ; Rowley, AF; Smith, LC; Whitten, MMA. (2022) 'Host defences of invertebrates to pathogens and parasites' In: Invertebrate Pathology. London: Oxford University Press. [DOI] [Details]
(2020) ' Recent Insights into the Diversity and Evolution of Invertebrate Hemerythrins and Extracellular Globins'
Costa-Paiva, EM; Coates, CJ (2020) ' Recent Insights into the Diversity and Evolution of Invertebrate Hemerythrins and Extracellular Globins' In: Vertebrate and Invertebrate Respiratory Proteins, Lipoproteins and other Body Fluid Proteins. :251-273 Switzerland: Springer. [Details]
(2020) 'Multifunctional roles of hemocyanins'
Coates, CJ; Costa-Paiva, EM (2020) 'Multifunctional roles of hemocyanins' In: Vertebrate and Invertebrate Respiratory Proteins, Lipoproteins and other Body Fluid Proteins. :233-250 Switzerland: Springer. [Details]
(2014) 'Engaging with strategies to impede post mortem hyperpigmentation in commercial crustaceans'
Coates, CJ; Albalat, A. (2014) 'Engaging with strategies to impede post mortem hyperpigmentation in commercial crustaceans' In: Shellfish: Human Consumption, Health Implications and Conservation Concerns. USA: NOVA Science Publishers Inc. [Details]

Abstract

  Year Publication
(2023) Immunopathology of Hematodinium sp. infection of decapod crustaceans.
Coates, CJ; Rowley, A; Lange, S (2023) Immunopathology of Hematodinium sp. infection of decapod crustaceans. Abstract [Details]
(2023) Cranky Crustaceans¿effects of infectious and non-infectious stressors on decapod crustacean health and welfare.
Conneely, EA; Coates, CJ (2023) Cranky Crustaceans¿effects of infectious and non-infectious stressors on decapod crustacean health and welfare. Abstract [Details]

Published Reports

  Year Publication
(2017) Report from Working Group 3: Shellfish Health and Disease.
Hauton, C; Coates, CJ (2017) Report from Working Group 3: Shellfish Health and Disease. Aquaculture Collaboration Hub UK, UK. [Details]

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
Research Council of Norway Panel Member 01-APR-21 / 31-JUL-22
Higher Education Academy Fellow 01-JUL-17 /
International Society of Developmental and Comparative Immunology Member 01-OCT-09 /
Irish Society for Parasitology Member 01-MAR-22 /
Royal Society Biology Elected Member 01-SEP-09 / 31-AUG-22

Committees

  Committee Function From / To
University Strategy Development Group (2025-2030) Member (Science and Engineering) 13-DEC-23 /
Pairc na Mara-Ollscoil na Gaillimhe/Údarás na Gaeltachta (Working group) Member 12-MAY-23 /
Graduate Studies Committee (Natural Sciences) Member 01-SEP-22 /
Carna Research Station (Working Group) Member (SNS Representative) 01-SEP-22 /

Employment

  Employer Position From / To
Swansea University Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Associate/Full Professor 27-APR-15 / 01-MAR-22
University of Stirling Post Doctoral Researcher 01-FEB-14 / 27-APR-15

Education

  Year Institution Qualification Subject
2017 Swansea University PGCert Teaching in Higher Education
2013 University of Stirling PhD Comparative (Shellfish) Immunology
2009 Maynooth University BSc Biological Sciences

Other Activities

  Description

Invited Seminar Speaker, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Bergen, March 2024

Invited Seminar Speaker, Marine and Freshwater Centre, Atlantic Technological University, October 2023

Invited Seminar Speaker, Institute of Aquaculture, University of Stirling, March 2023

Invited Seminar Speaker, Department of Biology, Maynooth University, December 2022

External Examiner, PhD thesis (2022), University College Cork

External Examiner (2020 - present) for BSc Applied Biological Sciences & BSc Cell Biology; University of Stirling

Editorial Board Member, Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology (2023 - onwards)

Editorial Board Member, Developmental and Comparative Immunology (2020 - onwards)

Teaching Interests

Head of Year 4, Zoology  |  Practice based learning | Developing (wet) laboratory skills | Threshold concepts in the Biological Sciences

Recent Postgraduate Students

  Graduation Name Degree Primary Supervisor
2023 Fleuriane Fernandes PhD Y
2022 Emma Quinn PhD Y
2021 Courtney Williams Master in Biology Y
2021 Elizabeth Sinclair Master in Biology Y
2021 Helena Emery PhD Y
2021 Molly Eley MASTERS OF SCIENCE Y
2019 Charlotte Bryan Master in Biology Y
2019 Kieran Kane Master in Biology
2018 T. Matthew Trinca Master in Biology Y
2018 Anzelika Rubina Master in Biology Y
2018 Esam Hummadi PhD
2018 Supatcharee Wanchana MASTERS OF SCIENCE
2017 Onyenachi Egbule MASTERS OF SCIENCE Y
2015 Benneth O.I. Esiana PhD
2015 Arnaud A. C. Collard MASTERS OF SCIENCE

Current Postgraduate Students (Research)

  Student Degree Type Type
Ellie-Ann Conneely Doctorate - Structured PhD (Science) Supervisor

Modules Taught

  Term/Year Module Title Module Code Subject / Desc
2023/2024 Animals in Captivity ZO4103 Zoology
2022/2023 Integrative Zoology ZO416 Zoology
2022/2023 Marine Science Essay and Presentation MR409 Marine Science
2022/2023 Research Project MR413 Marine Science
2022/2023 Literature Review ZO425 Zoology
2022/2023 Research Project in Zoology ZO4101 Zoology
2022/2023 Biology BO101 Science
2022/2023 Marine and Coastal Ecology ZO417 Zoology, Marine Sciences, Environmental Sciences
2022/2023 Advanced Zoology Topics ZO414 Zoology

External Collaborators

  Name Organisation / Institute Country Description of Collaboration
Prof Andrew Rowley Swansea University UNITED KINGDOM
https://www.swansea.ac.uk/staff/a.f.rowley/