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Dr Lisanne Fermin PhD

Senior Lecturer in Pastoral Livestock Health

Doctoral Co-Supervisor
School of Veterinary Science

Lisanne graduated DVM from The University of the West Indies in her home country of Trinidad and Tobago. After a number of years in mainly farm animal practice both in private and university practice, Lisanne emigrated to New Zealand where she gained MVS and PhD qualifications at Massey University. Lisanne held a 3 year postdoctoral position at AgResearch Ltd before returning to Massey to take up her current lectureship postion. Lisanne's research interest are reproductive physiology, embryology, developmental biology and small ruminant livestock production and health.

Professional

Contact details

  • Ph: 069517008
    Location: 3.01, Veterinary Science Building
    Campus: Manawatu

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy - Massey University (2017)

Certifications and Registrations

  • Licence, Co-Supervisor, Massey University

Research Expertise

Research Interests

 Developmental Programming  -in utero nutrition and maternal effects

Embrological and Fetal development 

Use of Artificial Reproductive Techniques as drivers for improving fertility in ruminants

Animal models

Thematics

21st Century Citizenship, Health and Well-being, Future Food Systems

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Agricultural And Veterinary Sciences (070000):
Animal Physiology - Systems (060603):
Animal Production (070200): Animal Reproduction (070206):
Biological Sciences (060000): Physiology (060600):
Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology (070702): Veterinary Sciences (070700)

Keywords

Reproductive Physiology

Embryology (IVP/SCNT)

Assisted Reproductive Technologies

Small Ruminant health and production

Molecular Biology

Tissue Culture and Gene Editing

Research Outputs

Journal

McLean, ZL., Appleby, SJ., Fermin, LM., Henderson, HV., Wei, J., Wells, DN., . . . Oback, B. (2021). Controlled Cytoplast Arrest and Morula Aggregation Enhance Development, Cryoresilience, and in Vivo Survival of Cloned Sheep Embryos. Cellular Reprogramming. 23(1), 14-25
[Journal article]Authored by: Fermin, L.
Lawrence, KE., Lawrence, BL., Hickson, RE., Hewitt, CA., Gedye, KR., Fermin, LM., . . . Pomroy, WE. (2019). Associations between Theileria orientalis Ikeda type infection and the growth rates and haematocrit of suckled beef calves in the North Island of New Zealand. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 67(2), 66-73
[Journal article]Authored by: Fermin, L., Gedye, K., Hickson, R., Lawrence, K.
Lawrence, KE., Gibson, M., Hickson, RE., Gedye, K., Hoogenboom, A., Fermin, L., . . . Pomroy, WE. (2018). Experimental infection of Friesian bulls with Theileria orientalis (Ikeda) and effects on the haematocrit, live weight, rectal temperature and activity. Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports. 14, 85-93
[Journal article]Authored by: Draganova, I., Fermin, L., Gedye, K., Hickson, R., Lawrence, K.
Fermin, LM., Pain, SJ., Gedye, KR., Morel, PCH., Kenyon, PR., & Blair, HT. (2018). Timing of exogenous progesterone administration is critical for embryo development and uterine gene expression in an ovine model of maternal constraint. Reproduction, Fertility and Development. 30(12), 1699-1712
[Journal article]Authored by: Blair, H., Fermin, L., Gedye, K., Kenyon, P., Morel, P., Pain, S.
Fermin, LM., Pain, SJ., Morel, PCH., Gedye, KR., Kenyon, PR., & Blair, HT. (2018). Effect of exogenous progesterone on embryo size and ewe uterine gene expression in an ovine 'dam size' model of maternal constraint. Reproduction, Fertility and Development. 30(5), 766-778
[Journal article]Authored by: Blair, H., Fermin, L., Gedye, K., Kenyon, P., Morel, P., Pain, S.

Conference

Lawrence, K., Hickson, R., Gedye, K., Gibson, M., Fermin, L., Hoogenboom, A., . . . Pomroy, W. (2018, August). Experimental infection of Friesian bulls with Theileria orientalis(Ikeda) and effects on the haematocrit, live weight, rectal temperature, activity and fertility. Presented at 30th world Buiatrics congress. Sapporo, Japan.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Fermin, L., Gedye, K., Hickson, R., Lawrence, K.

Teaching and Supervision

Teaching Statement

I teach into: 

227.311 - Farm Animal Population Health and Production

227.222 - Professional practice

117.301 - Animal Biosecurity and Health