Professor Andrew Rowley
Telephone: (01792) 295455
Room: Academic Office - 144
First Floor
Wallace Building
Singleton Campus

Areas of Expertise

  • Disease ecology - with particular reference to shellfish of commercial importance
  • Evolutionary immunology
  • Aquaculture


  1. & A novel bacterial infection of the edible crab, Cancer pagurus. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 133, 83-86.
  2. & Effects of Experimental Infection of Juvenile Edible Crabs Cancer pagurus with the Parasitic Dinoflagellate Hematodinium sp.. Journal of Shellfish Research 34(2), 511-519.
  3. & Effects of population density and body size on disease ecology of the European lobster in a temperate marine conservation zone. ICES Journal of Marine Science: Journal du Conseil 72(suppl 1), i128-i138.
  4. & Disease profiles of juvenile edible crabs (Cancer pagurus L.) differ at two geographically-close intertidal sites. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 128, 1-5.
  5. & How Does the Dinoflagellate Parasite Hematodinium Outsmart the Immune System of Its Crustacean Hosts?. PLOS Pathogens 11(5), e1004724

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  • BIO236 Cells and Immunity

    This module consists of the following lectures and practicals: Lecture Topics: 1. Advances in microscopy (2) 2. Cell, tissue and organ culture - bioengineering and stem cells (3) 3. Immunology (15) Practicals: 1. Live cells ¿ methods of observation and counting (1) 2. Human haematology (2) 3. Immunodiffusion (2)

  • BIO313 Diseases of aquatic animals

    This is a research-led module that explores recent advances in knowledge of diseases of aquatic organisms with particular reference to invertebrates (mainly crustaceans and molluscs) and fish of commercial significance


  • Immunobiology of Crepidula fornicata and its potential as a resevoir of infectious disease (current)

    Student name:
    Other supervisor: Dr Christopher Coates
  • Parasites of the Common Shore Crab (Carcinus maenas) (awarded 2019)

    Student name:
    Other supervisor: Dr Christopher Coates