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Associate Professor Wendi Roe PhD, BVSc (Dist), Diplomate ACVP, BSc

Associate Professor in Anatomical Pathology / Associate Dean of Postgrad Studies

Institute of Vet, Animal and Biomedical Sciences

Wendi completed her veterinary degree at Massey University in 1989, and spent ten years in clinical practice in England and New Zealand, before returning to Massey to train in veterinary pathology. After a period teaching at Washington State University in 2003, and passing the anatomic pathology Boards exam in 2004, she took up a senior lecturer position in the Anatomic Pathology group at IVABS. Wendi teaches pathology to undergraduates, supervises residents training in anatomic pathology, and is active in research in the fields of infectious disease, marine mammal pathology and brain injury.


Roles and Responsibilities

Senior Lecturer in Pathobiology

Marine Mammal Group, Wildbase

Group Leader, Pathobiology

Equipment Portfolio holder, IVABS

IVABS Executive member

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Professional

Contact details

  • Ph: +64 6 356 9099 X85224
    Location: 7.19, Vet Tower
    Campus: Turitea

Qualifications

  • PhD - Massey University (2012)
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science - Massey University (1990)
  • Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Pathology - American College of Veterinary Pathology (2004)
  • Bachelor of Science - Waikato University (1984)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

- causes of mortality in small cetaceans

- toxoplasmosis in Hector's dolphins

- markers of hypoxia and head trauma in marine mammals

- causes of mortality in New Zealand sea lions

- mycobacterial disease in pinnipeds

- the role of brucellosis in Hector's and Maui dolphins

- hypermucoviscous Klebsiella pneumoniae

Research Opportunities

  • Seismic related damage in deep diving cetaceans  (01/01/2013)
  • Vitamin D metabolism in pinnipeds  (01/01/2012) In mammals, vitamin D is obtained either from the diet or from exposure of the skin to sunlight. Animals with heavily pigmented skin or dense fur, and those living at extreme latitudes, have a reduced ability for cutaneous production of vitamin D. Some species have entirely lost this ability, and have to rely entirely on dietary supply. If this is the case for New Zealand sea lions, the majority of which are found in sub-Antarcti latitudes, the vitamin D content of the diet would be critical. Any shifts in availability of prey species, for example due to climatic change or commercial fishing pressure, could result in vitamin D deficiency. This is of particular importance since cephalopods form part of the NZ sea lion diet, and are known to have low levels of vitamin D. This project will use HPLC techniques to assess the ability of sea lion skin to activate vitamin D and to quantify vitamin D intake under varying dietary scenarios.
  • Toxoplasmosis in Hector's and Maui dolphins  (01/01/2012) Hector's dolphins, including the critically endangered subspecies (Maui dolphins) have recently been found to have a high prevalence of toxoplasmosis. The source of infection is currently unknown, and factors that might precipitate disseminated disease require further investigation.
  • Hypermucoviscous Klebsiella pneumoniae  (01/01/2012) Septicaemia due to hypermucoviscous strains of Klebsiella pneumoniae is an emerging problem in human medicine. Since 2002 a similar strain of bacterium has caused significant mortality in NZ sea lion pups at Enderby Island in the sub-Antarctic. Affected pups have meningitis as well as septicaemia. This project aims to investigate the origin of this bacterial strain, and to characterise aspects of the pathogenesis of the resulting disease.

Thematics

21st Century Citizenship, Health and Well-being

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Agricultural And Veterinary Sciences (070000): Veterinary Pathology (070709): Veterinary Sciences (070700)

Keywords

anatomic pathology

histopathology

marine mammal disease

infectious disease

toxoplasmosis

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Not Specified 1 0
Project Leader 6 25
Team Member 0 1

Research Outputs

Journal

Kale, MS., Dittmer, KE., Roe, WD., & Gartrell, BD. (2017). Interspecies differences in plasma concentrations of 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 and dermal Vitamin D synthesis of kiwi (Apteryx mantelli), tuatara (Sphenodon punctatus), and New Zealand sea lions (Phocarctos hookeri). Journal of Comparative Physiology B: Biochemical, Systemic, and Environmental Physiology. , 1-7
[Journal article]Authored by: Dittmer, K., Gartrell, B., Roe, W.
Hupman, KE., Pawley, MDM., Lea, C., Grimes, C., Voswinkel, S., Roe, WD., . . . Stockin, KA. (2017). Viability of photo-identification as a tool to examine the prevalence of lesions on free-ranging common dolphins (Delphinus sp.). Aquatic Mammals. 43(3), 264-278
[Journal article]Authored by: Pawley, M., Roe, W., Stockin, K.
Buckle, K., Roe, WD., Howe, L., Michael, S., Duignan, PJ., Burrows, E., . . . McDonald, WL. (2017). Brucellosis in Endangered Hector’s Dolphins (Cephalorhynchus hectori). Veterinary Pathology. 54(5), 838-845
[Journal article]Authored by: Howe, L., Roe, W.
Kells, NJ., Beausoleil, NJ., Johnson, CB., Sutherland, MA., Morrison, RS., & Roe, W. (2017). Comparison of neural histomorphology in tail tips from pigs docked using clippers or cautery iron. Animal. 11(7), 1222-1227
[Journal article]Authored by: Beausoleil, N., Johnson, C., Roe, W.
Gartrell, B., Agnew, D., Alley, M., Carpenter, T., Ha, HJ., Howe, L., . . . Young, M. (2017). Investigation of a mortality cluster in wild adult yellow-eyed penguins (Megadyptes antipodes) at Otago Peninsula, New Zealand. Avian Pathology. 46(3), 278-288
[Journal article]Authored by: Gartrell, B., Howe, L., Hunter, S., Roe, W.
Roe, WD., Michael, S., Fyfe, J., Burrows, E., Hunter, SA., & Howe, L. (2017). First report of systemic toxoplasmosis in a New Zealand sea lion (Phocarctos hookeri). New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 65(1), 46-50
[Journal article]Authored by: Howe, L., Hunter, S., Roe, W.
Michael, SA., Howe, L., Chilvers, BL., Morel, PCH., & Roe, WD. (2016). Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii in mainland and sub-Antarctic New Zealand sea lion (Phocarctos hookeri) populations. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 64(5), 293-297
[Journal article]Authored by: Chilvers, B., Howe, L., Morel, P., Roe, W.
Michael, SA., Chilvers, BL., Hunter, SA., Duignan, P., & Roe, W. (2016). Pathology and Epidemiology of Stillbirth in New Zealand Sea Lions (Phocarctos hookeri) From Enderby Island, Auckland Islands, 1998–2012. Veterinary Pathology. 53(6), 1241-1247
[Journal article]Authored by: Chilvers, B., Hunter, S., Roe, W.
Giles, J., Perrott, M., Roe, W., & Dunowska, M. (2016). The aetiology of wobbly possum disease: Reproduction of the disease with purified nidovirus. Virology. 491, 20-26
[Journal article]Authored by: Dunowska, M., Perrott, M., Roe, W.
Bogers, SH., Rogers, CW., Bolwell, C., Roe, W., Gee, E., & McIlwraith, CW. (2016). Quantitative comparison of bone mineral density characteristics of the distal epiphysis of third metacarpal bones from Thoroughbred racehorses with or without condylar fracture. American Journal of Veterinary Research. 77(1), 32-38
[Journal article]Authored by: Bolwell, C., Gee, E., Roe, W., Rogers, C.
Michael, SA., Chilvers, BL., Roe, WD., & Gartrell, BD. (2015). Long-term survival and reproductive success of New Zealand sea lions (Phocarctos hookeri) treated with ivermectin as pups. Wildlife Research. 42(8), 660-667
[Journal article]Authored by: Chilvers, B., Gartrell, B., Roe, W.
Roe, WD., Rogers, L., Pinpimai, K., Dittmer, K., Marshall, J., & Chilvers, BL. (2015). Septicaemia and meningitis caused by infection of New Zealand sea lion pups with a hypermucoviscous strain of Klebsiella pneumoniae. Veterinary Microbiology. 176(3-4), 301-308
[Journal article]Authored by: Chilvers, B., Dittmer, K., Marshall, J., Roe, W.
Bogers, SH., Rogers, CW., Bolwell, CF., Roe, WD., Gee, EK., & McIlwraith, CW. (2014). Impact of race training on volumetric bone mineral density and its spatial distribution in the distal epiphysis of the third metatarsal bone of 2-year-old horses. Veterinary Journal. 201(3), 353-358
[Journal article]Authored by: Bolwell, C., Gee, E., Roe, W., Rogers, C.
Bogers, SH., Rogers, CW., Bolwell, CF., Roe, WD., Gee, EK., & McIlwraith, CW. (2014). Impact of race training on volumetric bone mineral density and its spatial distribution in the distal epiphysis of the third metatarsal bone of 2-year-old horses. Veterinary Journal.
[Journal article]Authored by: Bolwell, C., Gee, E., Roe, W., Rogers, C.
Roe, WD., Mayhew, IG., Jolly, RD., Marshall, J., & Chilvers, BL. (2014). Traumatic brain injury, axonal injury and shaking in New Zealand sea lion pups. Veterinary Journal. 200(1), 96-102
[Journal article]Authored by: Chilvers, B., Roe, W.
Lashley, VD., Roe, WD., Kenyon, PR., & Thompson, KG. (2014). Perinatal lamb mortality: an assessment of gross, histological and immunohistochemical changes in the central nervous system. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 62(3), 160-166
[Journal article]Authored by: Kenyon, P., Roe, W.
Roe, WD., Mayhew, IG., Jolly, RD., Marshall, J., & Chilvers, BL. (2014). Traumatic brain injury, axonal injury and shaking in New Zealand sea lion pups. Veterinary Journal.
[Journal article]Authored by: Chilvers, B., Roe, W.
Howe, L., Hunter, S., Burrows, E., & Roe, WD. (2013). Four cases of fatal toxoplasmosis in three species of endemic New Zealand birds. Avian Diseases. 58(1), 171-175 Retrieved from http://www.bioone.org/doi/full/10.1637/10625-080413-Case.1
[Journal article]Authored by: Howe, L., Hunter, S., Roe, W.
Whitehouse-Tedd, KM., Cave, NJ., Roe, WD., Ugarte, CE., & Thomas, DG. (2013). Preliminary investigation of the influence of long-term dietary isoflavone intake on reproductive tract histology and sex steroid receptor expression in female domestic cats (Felis catus). Journal of Applied Animal Nutrition. 1(e8), 1-4 Retrieved from http://www.cambridge.org/
[Journal article]Authored by: Cave, N., Roe, W., Thomas, D.
Whitehouse-Tedd, KM., Cave, NJ., Ugarte, CE., Roe, W., & Thomas, DG. (2013). Preliminary investigation of the effects of long-term dietary intake of genistein and daidzein on hepatic histopathology and biochemistry in domestic cats (Felis catus). Journal of Applied Animal Nutrition. 1(e3), 1-8 Retrieved from http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=8824037
[Journal article]Authored by: Cave, N., Roe, W., Thomas, D.
Roe, WD., Howe, L., Baker, EJ., Burrows, L., & Hunter, SA. (2013). An atypical genotype of Toxoplasma gondii as a cause of mortality in Hector's dolphins (Cephalorhynchus hectori). Veterinary Parasitology. 192(1-3), 67-74
[Journal article]Authored by: Howe, L., Hunter, S., Roe, W.
Lambert, A., Meynier, L., Donaldson, LC., Roe, WD., & Morel, PCH. (2013). Body regional distribution and stratification of fatty acids in the blubber of New Zealand sea lions: Implications for diet predictions. Journal of Comparative Physiology B: Biochemical, Systemic, and Environmental Physiology. 183(1), 145-156
[Journal article]Authored by: Meynier, L., Morel, P., Roe, W.
Roe, WD., Gartrell, BD., & Hunter, SA. (2012). Freezing and thawing of pinniped carcasses results in artefacts that resemble traumatic lesions. Veterinary Journal. 194(3), 326-331
[Journal article]Authored by: Gartrell, B., Hunter, S., Roe, W.
Roe, WD., Gartrell, BD., & Hunter, SA. (2012). Freezing and thawing of pinniped carcasses results in artefacts that resemble traumatic lesions. Veterinary Journal.
[Journal article]Authored by: Gartrell, B., Hunter, S., Roe, W.
Pauwels, FET., Wigley, SJ., Munday, JS., & Roe, WD. (2012). Bilateral ovarian adenocarcinoma in a mare causing haemoperitoneum and colic. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 60(3), 198-202
[Journal article]Authored by: Munday, J., Roe, W.
McLelland, JM., Gartrell, BD., Morgan, KJ., Roe, WD., & Johnson, CB. (2011). The role of lead in a syndrome of clenched claw paralysis and leg paresis in Swamp Harriers (Circus Approximans). Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 47(4), 907-916
[Journal article]Authored by: Gartrell, B., Johnson, C., Morgan, K., Roe, W.
McLelland, JM., Gartrell, BD., & Roe, WD. (2011). A retrospective study of post-mortem examination findings in takahe (Porphyrio hochstetteri). New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 59(4), 160-165
[Journal article]Authored by: Gartrell, B., Roe, W.
Roe, WD., Rogers, LE., Gartrell, BD., Chilvers, BL., & Duignan, PJ. (2010). Serologie evaluation of New Zealand sea lions for exposure to brucella and leptospira spp. Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 46(4), 1295-1299
[Journal article]Authored by: Chilvers, B., Gartrell, B., Roe, W.
Stockin, KA., Law, RJ., Roe, WD., Meynier, L., Martinez, E., Duignan, PJ., . . . Jones, B. (2010). PCBs and organochlorine pesticides in Hector's (Cephalorhynchus hectori hectori) and Maui's (Cephalorhynchus hectori maui) dolphins. Marine Pollution Bulletin. 60(6), 834-842
[Journal article]Authored by: Jones, M., Meynier, L., Roe, W., Stockin, K.
McLelland, JM., Reid, C., McInnes, K., Roe, WD., & Gartrell, BD. (2010). Evidence of lead exposure in a free-ranging population of kea (Nestor notabilis). Journal of Wildlife Diseases. 46(2), 532-540
[Journal article]Authored by: Gartrell, B., Roe, W.
Stocking, KA., Duignan, JP., Roe, WD., Meynier, L., Alley, M., & Fettermann, T. (2009). Causes of mortality in stranded Common Dolphin (Delphinus sp.) from New Zealand waters between 1998 and 2008. Pacific Conservation Biology. 15(3), 217-227
[Journal article]Authored by: Roe, W., Stockin, K.
Stockin, K., Duignan, P., Roe, W., Meynier, L., Alley, M., & Fettermann, T. (2009). Causes of mortality in stranded common dolphin (Delphinus sp.) from New Zealand waters between 1998 and 2008. Pacific Conservation Biology. 15(3), 217-227 Retrieved from http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=726524849666970;res=IELHSS
[Journal article]Authored by: Meynier, L., Roe, W., Stockin, K.
Maloney, A., Chilvers, BL., Haley, M., Muller, CG., Roe, W., & Debski, I. (2009). Distribution, pup production and mortality of New Zealand sea lion (Phocarctos hookeri) on Campbell Island/Motu Ihupuku, 2008. New Zealand Journal of Ecology. 33(2), 97-105
[Journal article]Authored by: Chilvers, B., Roe, W.
Stockin, KA., Wiseman, N., Hartman, A., Moffat, N., & Roe, WD. (2008). Use of radiography to determine age class and assist with the post-mortem diagnostics of a Bryde's whale (Balaenoptera brydei). New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research. 42(3), 307-313
[Journal article]Authored by: Moffatt, N., Roe, W., Stockin, K.
Munday, JS., Bergen, DJ., & Roe, WD. (2005). Generalized calcinosis cutis associated with probable leptospirosis in a dog. Veterinary Dermatology. 16(6), 401-406
[Journal article]Authored by: Munday, J., Roe, W.
Grinberg, A., Oliver, L., Learmonth, JJ., Leyland, M., Roe, W., & Pomroy, WE. (2003). Identification of Cryptosporidium parvum 'cattle' genotype from a severe outbreak of neonatal foal diarrhoea. Veterinary Record. 153(20), 628-631
[Journal article]Authored by: Grinberg, A., Pomroy, W., Roe, W.
Worth, AJ., Roe, WD., & Machon, RG. (2002). Radiographic appearance of acute tracheal avulsion in two cats. Australian Veterinary Practitioner. 32(4)
[Journal article]Authored by: Roe, W., Worth, A.

Book

Gartrell, BD., & Roe, WD. (2013). The effects of chocolate and chocolate by-product consumption on wild and domestic animals. In Chocolate in Health and Nutrition. (pp. 135 - 141).
[Chapter]Authored by: Gartrell, B., Roe, W.

Report

Roe, W., & Meynier, L. (2012). Review of necropsy records for bycaught NZ sea lions (Phocarctos hookeri), 2000-2008. ( Report No. New Zealand Aquatic Environment and Biodiversity Report 98). Ministry for Primary Industries.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Meynier, L., Roe, W.

Conference

Coupe, A., Howe, LJ., Burrows, E., Sine, A., & Roe, W. (2017). Validation of PCR methods for detection of Toxoplasma gondii in shellfish. (pp. 15 - 15). , New Zealand society for parasitology
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Howe, L., Roe, W.
Roe, WD., Loukoupolis, P., Bando, M., Gartrell, B., Leadbetter, W., Bacon, H., . . . Robinson, J. (2016). Gall bladder and liver lesions in bears farmed for bile production in china. , Ws/WDA Conference
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Gartrell, B., Roe, W.
Sriram, A., Gartrell, B., & Roe, WD. (2016). Lead exposure in north island Kaka (nestor meridionalis septentrionalis) - prevalence, source and effects of intoxication. , Joint WS/WDA conference
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Gartrell, B., Roe, W.
Kay, E., Gartrell, B., Howe, L., & Roe, WD. (2016). disease surveillance of the endangered yellow-eyed penguin. , Wild life disease association and Wildlife society of the NZ veterinary association Joint conference
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Gartrell, B., Howe, L., Roe, W.
sarah, M., Gray, R., Hayman, D., & Roe, WD. (2016). Investigating risk factors for pup mortality in New Zealand sea lions. , Wildlife disease association and wildlife society of the New Zealand veterinary association - Joint conference
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Hayman, D., Roe, W.
Bogers, SH., Rogers, CW., Bolwell, CF., Roe, WD., Gee, EK., & McIllwraith, CW. (2016). The effect of 2-year-old race training on BMDv in the distal epiphysis of the third metatarsal bone. Proceedings of the Australasian Equine Science Symposium. (pp. 28 - 28). : Australasian Equine Science Symposium
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Bolwell, C., Gee, E., Roe, W., Rogers, C.
Bogers, SH., Rogers, CWW., Bolwell, CF., Roe, WD., Gee, EK., & McIllwraith, CW. (2016, June). The effect of 2-year-old race training on BMDV in the distal epiphyisis of the third metatarsal bone. Presented at Australasian Equine Science Symposium. Gold Coast, QLD, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Gee, E., Roe, W., Rogers, C.
Bogers, SH., Rogers, CWW., Bolwell, CF., Roe, WD., Gee, EK., & McIllwraith, CW. (2016). The effect of 2-year-old race training on BMVD in the distal epiphyisis of the third metatarsal bone. In Proceedings of the Australasian Equine Science Symposium Vol. 6 (pp. 28 - 28). , Australasian Equine Science Symposium: Australasian Equine Science Syposium
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Bolwell, C., Gee, E., Roe, W., Rogers, C.
Pinpimai, K., Roe, W., Dittmer, K., & Biggs, P. (2015, February). Klebsiella pneumoniae in New Zealand sealions. Presented at New Zealand Society for Veterinary Pathology Conference. Palmerston North, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Biggs, P., Dittmer, K., Roe, W.
Dwyer, C., Pomroy, WE., Gedye, K., Dittmer, K., Roe, W., Aberdein, D., . . . Wehrne, A. (2014). Trichostrongylus askivali - a new record for alpacas in New Zealand. Poster session presented at the meeting of New Zealand society for parasitology. Wellington, New Zealand
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Aberdein, D., Dittmer, K., Dwyer, C., Gedye, K., Pomroy, W., Roe, W.
Howe, LJ., Burrows, E., Sine, A., & Roe, W. (2014). Presence of toxoplasma gondii dna in commercially grown shellfish. In New Zealand society for parasitology: Annual meeting No. 42(pp. 15 - 15). , New Zealand society for parasitology
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Howe, L., Roe, W.
Howe, L., Hunter, S., Burrows, E., & Roe, W.Four cases of fatal toxoplasmosis in three species of endemic New Zealand birds.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Howe, L., Hunter, S., Roe, W.
Roe, WD., Howe, L., Buckle, K., Hunter, S., Burrows, E., & Rasiah, I. (2013). Toxoplasmosis and other infectious diseases in Hector's and Maui dolphins (Cephalorhynchus hectori). , International Association for Aquatic Animal Medicine
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Howe, L., Hunter, S., Roe, W.
Michael, S., Chilvers, BL., & Roe, W. (2013). Reproductive success in New Zealand sea lions. Poster session presented at the meeting of 20th Bieannial Conference on Biology of Marine Mammals. Dunedin, New Zealand
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Chilvers, B., Roe, W.
Dunowska, M., Giles, J., Perrott, M., Gopakumar, G., & Roe, W. (2013). The enigma of a wobbly possum - update on recent developments. (pp. 28 - 28). , Australasian Virology Society Meeting
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Dunowska, M., Perrott, M., Roe, W.
Roe, WD., Hunter, S., Howe, L., Burrows, E., & Rasiah, I. (2012, December). The importance of infectious disease in the Hector's dolphin population.. Presented at IVABS Research Colloquium
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Howe, L., Hunter, S., Roe, W.
Roe, W., Rogers, L., Pinpimai, K., Dittmer, K., & Chilvers, L. (2012). Septicaemina and meningitis in NZ sea lion pups caused by a mucoid strain of Klebsiella pneumoniae. Poster session presented at the meeting of First Infectious Disease Research Centre Science [IDReC] Symposium. Palmerston North, New Zealand
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Dittmer, K., Roe, W.
Lenting, B., Chilvers, BL., Duignan, P., Gartrell, B., & Roe, W. (2012, November). Causes of mortality and characterisation of Mycobacterium pinnipedii infection in adult New Zealand Sea Lions (Phocartus hookeri) at Enderby Island. Presented at Wildlife Society Annual Conference: Urban Wildlife. Wellington, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Gartrell, B., Roe, W.
Lenting, B., Chilvers, BL., Duignan, P., Gartrell, B., & Roe, W. (2012). Causes of mortality and characterisation of Mycobacterium pinnipedii infection in adult New Zealand Sea Lions (Phocartus hookeri) at Enderby Island. In Wildlife Society Annual Conference: Urban Wildlife: Programme and Abstracts(pp. 5 - 5). , Wildlife Society Annual Conference: Urban Wildlife New Zealand: Wildlife Society of the New Zealand Veterinary Association
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Gartrell, B., Roe, W.
Roe, W., Howe, L., Baker, EJ., Burrows, L., & Hunter, S. (2012, October). An atypical genotype of Toxoplasma gondii as a cause of mortality in Hector's dolphins (Cephalorhynchus hectori). Presented at New Zealand Society for Parasitology Annual Meeting No. 40 [NZSP40]. Blenheim, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Burrows, E., Howe, L., Hunter, S., Roe, W.
Roe, W., Howe, L., Baker, EJ., Burrows, L., & Hunter, S. (2012, October). An atypical genotype of toxoplasma gondii as a cause of mortality in Hector's dolphins (Cephalorhynchus hectori). Presented at Allan Wilson Centre for Molecular Ecology and Evolution Annual Meeting. Palmerston North, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Howe, L., Hunter, S., Roe, W.
Roe, W., Howe, L., Baker, EJ., Burrows, L., & Hunter, S. (2012). An atypical genotype of toxoplasma gondii as a cause of mortality in Hector's dolphins (Cephalorhynchus hectori). In Allan Wilson Centre for Molecular Ecology and Evolution Annual Meeting: Programme(pp. 16 - 17). , Allan Wilson Centre for Molecular Ecology and Evolution Annual Meeting New Zealand: Allan Wilson Centre, Massey University
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Burrows, E., Howe, L., Hunter, S., Roe, W.
Roe, W., Howe, L., Baker, EJ., Burrows, L., & Hunter, S. (2012). An atypical genotype of toxoplasma gondii as a cause of mortality in Hector's dolphins (Cephalorhynchus hectori). In New Zealand Society for Parasitology Annual Meeting No. 40: Conference: Proceedings and Abstracts(pp. 16 - 17). , New Zealand Society for Parasitology Annual Meeting No. 40 [NZSP40] New Zealand: New Zealand Society for Parasitology
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Burrows, E., Howe, L., Hunter, S., Roe, W.
Lenting, B., Roe, W., & Gartrell, BD. (2009). Causes of mortality in adult New Zealand Sea Lions (Phocarcotos hookeri). Poster session presented at the meeting of Wildlife Disease Association (Australasian Section) and Wildlife Society of the New Zealand Veterinary Association- Joint Conference. The Catlins, New Zealand
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Gartrell, B., Roe, W.
Stockin, KA., Duignan, PJ., Roe, WD., Meynier, L., Alley, MR., Gartrell, BD., . . . Fettermann, T. (2009). Mortality in stranded and beach cast common dolphins (Delphinus delphis) from New Zealand waters during 1998-2008. Poster session presented at the meeting of 18th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals. Quebec City, QC
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Gartrell, B., Roe, W., Stockin, K.
Bell, K., Ugarte, CE., Tucker, LA., Roe, WD., & Thomas, DG. (2008). Assessment of reproductive histology and sex steroid receptor expression in the domestic cat (Felis catus) following chronic exposure to phytoestrogens. In REPRODUCTION IN DOMESTIC ANIMALS Vol. 43 (pp. 126 - 126). , 16th International Congress on Animal Reproduction: WILEY-BLACKWELL PUBLISHING, INC
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Roe, W., Thomas, D.
Meynier, L., Donaldson, L., & Roe, W. (2008, December). Evaluating diet in the NZ sea lion. Presented at Wildlife Society of the New Zealand Veterinary Association Conference Proceedings. Palmerston North, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Meynier, L., Roe, W.
Meynier, L., Donaldson, L., & Roe, W. (2008). Evaluating diet in New Zealand sea lions. In Wildlife Society of the New Zealand Veterinary Association 2008 Conference Proceedings(pp. 25 - 25). , Wildlife Society of the New Zealand Veterinary Association 2008 Conference: Wildlife Society of the New Zealand Veterinary Association
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Meynier, L., Roe, W.
Roe, W., Meynier, L., Donaldson, L., Mayhew, I., Thomson, C., & Rogers, L. (2007). Examining brain injury in New Zealand sea lions. In Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biological Sciences Research Colloquium(pp. 3 - 4). , Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biological Sciences Research Colloquium: Massey University
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Meynier, L., Roe, W.
Roe, WD., Duignan, PJ., Meynier, L., Lisle, GD., & Cousins, DV. (2006). Tuberculosis in a new zealand (hooker's) sea lion. In New Zealand Veterinary Journal Vol. 54 (pp. 51).
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Meynier, L., Roe, W.
Hunter, SA., Munday, JS., & Roe, WD. (2005). Probable chordoma in a mallard duck (Anas platyrhnchos). Poster session presented at the meeting of The American College of Veterinary Pathologists 56th Annual Meeting and The American Society for Veterinary Clinical Pathology 40th Annaul Meeting. Boston, MA
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Hunter, S., Munday, J., Roe, W.

Other

Dunowska, M., Giles, J., Perrott, M., Gopakumar, G., & Roe, W. (2013, November). The enigma of a wobbly possum – an overview of recent developments. In IVABS Research Colloquium. Presented at Palmerston North, New Zealand.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Dunowska, M., Perrott, M., Roe, W.
Roe, WD., & Hunter, SA. (2010). Scientists seek cause of Moko's death. (pp. 5 - 5). Media Monitors
[Other]Authored by: Hunter, S., Roe, W.
Roe, WD., & Hunter, SA. (2010). Pathologists investigate Moko's death. (pp. 1 - 1). Manawatu Standard
[Other]Authored by: Hunter, S., Roe, W.

Supervision and Teaching

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Supervisor 3 0
CoSupervisor 3 1

Teaching

General Pathology

Marine mammal disease

Urinary system

Central nervous system

Necropsy rotation

Current Doctoral Supervision

Supervisor of:

  • Alicia Coupe - PhD
    Toxplasma gondii in the marine environment in NZ
  • Hayley Hunt - PhD
    Epidemiological, clinical, microscopic and biochemical characterisation of Go Slow, an unexplained myopathy in pig hunting dogs
  • Komkiew Pinpimai - PhD
    Klebsiella pneumoniae in New Zealand sea lions

CoSupervisor of:

  • Manjula Meda Gedara - PhD
    Reservoirs of Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae on islands used for biodiversity conservation
  • Adrienne French - PhD
    Nematode parasitism in kiwi (Apteryx spp.)
  • Julia Giles - PhD
    Characterization of the Putative Wobbly Possum disease Virus

Completed Doctoral Supervision

CoSupervisor of:

  • 2008 - Karen Ann Stockin - PhD
    The New Zealand common dolphin (Delphinus sp.): Identity, ecology and conservation

Media and Links

Media

  • 21 Feb 2017 - Radio
    Toxoplasma in Maui dolphins
    Radio interview on Raglan community radio

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