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Dr Neroli Thomson BVSc, PhD

Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Education

School of Veterinary Science

My role is mainly teaching into the preclincial phase of the veterinary science degree. I'm particularly interested in integrative and case-based ways of learning. I have also been involved in a range of research projects in veterinary virology and pathology.

Professional

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science - Massey University (2011)
  • Doctor of Philosophy - Massey University (2011)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Feline papillomaviruses

Facial eczema in sheep

Scent detection dog assessment

Veterinary education

Thematics

21st Century Citizenship, Future Food Systems

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Agricultural And Veterinary Sciences (070000): Animal Production (070200): Animal Protection (Pests and Pathogens) (070205):
Curriculum and Pedagogy (130200): Curriculum and Pedagogy not elsewhere classified (130299): Education (130000):
Veterinary Immunology (070705): Veterinary Sciences (070700): Veterinary Virology (070712)

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 1 2

Research Outputs

Journal

Munday, JS., Ridler, A., Aberdein, D., Thomson, NA., & Griffiths, K. (2021). Chronic facial eczema in sheep: description of gross and histological changes in the liver and association with serum gamma-glutamyltransferase activity at the time of sporidesmin intoxication. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 69(2), 104-112
[Journal article]Authored by: Aberdein, D., Munday, J., Ridler, A., Thomson, N.
Ariyarathna, H., Thomson, N., Aberdein, D., & Munday, JS. (2020). Chemokine gene expression influences metastasis and survival time of female dogs with mammary carcinoma. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. 227
[Journal article]Authored by: Aberdein, D., Munday, J., Thomson, N.
Ariyarathna, H., Thomson, N., Aberdein, D., & Munday, JS. (2020). Low Stromal Mast Cell Density in Canine Mammary Gland Tumours Predicts a Poor Prognosis. Journal of Comparative Pathology. 175, 29-38
[Journal article]Authored by: Aberdein, D., Munday, J., Thomson, N.
Thomson, NA., Howe, L., Weidgraaf, K., Thomas, DG., Young, V., Ward, VK., . . . Munday, JS. (2019). Felis catus papillomavirus type 2 virus-like particle vaccine is safe and immunogenic but does not reduce FcaPV-2 viral loads in adult cats. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. 213
[Journal article]Authored by: Howe, L., Munday, J., Thomas, D., Thomson, N.
Munday, JS., Ariyarathna, H., Aberdein, D., & Thomson, NA. (2019). Immunostaining for p53 and p16<sup>CDKN2A</sup> protein is not predictive of prognosis for dogs with malignant mammary gland neoplasms. Veterinary Sciences. 6(1)
[Journal article]Authored by: Aberdein, D., Munday, J., Thomson, N.
Munday, JS., Cullum, AA., Thomson, NA., Bestbier, M., McCormack, T., & Julian, AF. (2018). Anal fibropapillomas containing bovine papillomavirus type 2 DNA in two groups of heifers. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 66(5), 267-271
[Journal article]Authored by: Munday, J., Thomson, N.
Munday, JS., Thomson, NA., Henderson, G., Fairley, R., & Orbell, GM. (2018). Identification of Felis catus papillomavirus 3 in skin neoplasms from four cats. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation. 30(2), 324-328
[Journal article]Authored by: Munday, J., Thomson, N.
Thomson, NA., Thomas, DG., Weidgraaf, K., & Munday, JS. (2018). Felis catus papillomavirus type 2 DNA loads on kittens are transient and do not reflect their susceptibility to infection. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery. 20(4), 332-338
[Journal article]Authored by: Munday, J., Thomas, D., Thomson, N., Weidgraaf, K.
Munday, JS., Thomson, NA., & Luff, JA. (2017). Papillomaviruses in dogs and cats. Veterinary Journal. 225, 23-31
[Journal article]Authored by: Munday, J., Thomson, N.
Munday, JS., Dittmer, KE., Thomson, NA., Hills, SF., & Laurie, RE. (2017). Genomic characterisation of Felis catus papillomavirus type 5 with proposed classification within a new papillomavirus genus. Veterinary Microbiology. 207, 50-55
[Journal article]Authored by: Dittmer, K., Hills, S., Munday, J., Thomson, N.
(2017). Multiple viral plaques with sebaceous differentiation associated with an unclassified papillomavirus type in a cat. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. 65(4), 219-223
[Journal article]Authored by: Munday, J., Thomson, N.
Munday, JS., Gwyther, S., Thomson, NA., & Malik, R. (2017). Bilateral pre-auricular papillary squamous cell carcinomas associated with papillomavirus infection in a domestic cat. Veterinary Dermatology. 28(2), 232-e58
[Journal article]Authored by: Munday, J., Thomson, N.
Munday, JS., French, A., & Thomson, N. (2017). Detection of DNA sequences from a novel papillomavirus in a feline basal cell carcinoma. Veterinary Dermatology. 28(2), 236-e60
[Journal article]Authored by: Munday, J., Thomson, N.
Munday, JS., Benfell, MW., French, A., Orbell, GMB., & Thomson, N. (2016). Bowenoid in situ carcinomas in two Devon Rex cats: Evidence of unusually aggressive neoplasm behaviour in this breed and detection of papillomaviral gene expression in primary and metastatic lesions. Veterinary Dermatology. 27(3), 215-e55
[Journal article]Authored by: Munday, J., Thomson, N.
Thomson, NA., Munday, JS., & Dittmer, KE. (2016). Frequent detection of transcriptionally active felis catus papillomavirus 2 in feline cutaneous squamous cell carcinomas. Journal of General Virology. 97(5), 1189-1197
[Journal article]Authored by: Dittmer, K., Munday, J., Thomson, N.
Munday, JS., Thomson, N., Dunowska, M., Knight, CG., Laurie, RE., & Hills, S. (2015). Corrigendum to 'Genomic characterisation of the feline sarcoid-associated papillomavirus and proposed classification as Bos taurus papillomavirus type 14' [Vet. Microbiol. 177 (2015) 289-295] DOI: 10.1016/j.vetmic.2015.03.019. Veterinary Microbiology. 180(1-2), 168
[Journal article]Authored by: Dunowska, M., Hills, S., Munday, J., Thomson, N.
Thomson, NA., Dunowska, M., & Munday, JS. (2015). The use of quantitative PCR to detect Felis catus papillomavirus type 2 DNA from a high proportion of queens and their kittens. Veterinary Microbiology. 175(2-4), 211-217
[Journal article]Authored by: Dunowska, M., Munday, J., Thomson, N.
Munday, JS., Thomson, N., Dunowska, M., Knight, CG., Laurie, RE., & Hills, S. (2014). Genomic characterisation of the feline sarcoid-associated papillomavirus and proposed classification as Bos taurus papillomavirus type 14. Veterinary Microbiology.
[Journal article]Authored by: Hills, S., Munday, J., Thomson, N.

Thesis

Thomson, NA. (2017). Felis catus papillomavirus type 2 infection and skin cancer in domestic cats. (Doctoral Thesis, Massey University, New Zealand)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: Thomson, N.Edited by: Dittmer, K., Dunowska, M., Munday, J.

Conference

Yozova, I., Londono, L., Sano, H., Thomson, N., Munday, J., & Cave, N. (2020). Assessment of the endothelial glycocalyx after a fluid bolus in healthy anesthetized cats using rapid, patient-side GlycocheckTM analysis software (Abstr.). Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care. : European Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society Online Congress 2020
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Cave, N., Munday, J., Thomson, N., Yozova, I.
Millar, K., Yozova, I., Londono, L., Munday, J., Thomson, N., & Sano, H. (2019). Evaluation of the Endothelial Glycocalyx in Healthy Anesthetized Cats Using Rapid, Patient-Side Glycocheck Analysis Software (Abstr.). Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care. Vol. 29 (pp. S11 - S11). : International Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Symposium
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Munday, J., Thomson, N., Yozova, I.
Thomson, NA. (2016, August). Update on Felis catus papillomavirus type 2 and squamous cell carcinoma in cats. Presented at 2016 Annual Conference of the New Zealand Society for Veterinary Pathology. Palmerston North, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Thomson, N.
Thomson, NA., Munday, JS., & Dittmer, KE. (2015). Felis caus Papilomavirus type 2 oncogene expression in feline cutaneous squamous cell carcinomas. Poster session presented at the meeting of ASVCP -STP annual meeting. Minneapolis, United States of America
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Dittmer, K., Munday, J., Thomson, N.
Thomson, NA., Munday, JS., & Dittmer, KE. (2015, October). Felis catus Papillomavirus Types 2 oncogene expression in feline cutaneous squamous cell carcinomas. Presented at American College of Veterinary Pathologists Annual Meeting. Minneapolis, United States of America.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Dittmer, K., Munday, J., Thomson, N.
Thomson, NA. (2014, February). Early and widespread exposure of kittens to FcaPV-2. Presented at New Zealand Society for Veterinary Pathology Annual Conference. Palmerston North, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Thomson, N.
Thomson, N., Dunowska, M., & Munday, J. (2013). Early and widespread exposure of kittens to felis domesticus papillomavirus type 2. Poster session presented at the meeting of Australasian Virology Society Meeting. Queenstown, New Zealand
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Dunowska, M., Munday, J., Thomson, N.

Teaching and Supervision

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Co-supervisor 1 1

Current Doctoral Supervision

Co-supervisor of:

  • Ivayla Yozova - Doctor of Philosophy
    Methods for assessment of endothelial glycocalyx integrity in cats

Completed Doctoral Supervision

Co-supervisor of:

  • 2020 - Herath Ariyarathna - Doctor of Philosophy
    Prognostic significance of tumour-associated inflammation related markers in canine mammary gland tumours

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