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    United Kingdom

20002020

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Research Interests

Sharon's key research interests lie in understanding the role that rumen microbes play in ruminant food security. Her research is strategically focused on understanding the functionality of rumen microbeswith the aim of addressing food security and human healthcoupled with industrial biotechnology related to the rumen microbiome. Sharon also has a general interest in microbiomes and occasionally focuses attention on poultry, pig and even human lung microbiomes.

Sharon coordinates the global 'Rumen Microbial Genomics' network, is an editor for the journals Microbiome and Frontiers in Microbiology, as well as a ruminant nutrition section editor for the journal Animal.

Achievements

Sharon is in receipt of a Brazil Special Visiting Researcher Award (2014 - present).

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Research Output

Can rumen bacteria communicate to each other?

Won, M-Y., Oyama, L. B., Courtney, S. J., Creevey, C. J. & Huws, S. A., 21 Feb 2020, In : Microbiome. 8, 8 p., 23.

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    Phenotypic variation and relationships between fatty acid concentrations and feed value of perennial ryegrass genotypes from a breeding population

    Morgan, S. A., Huws, S. A., Lister, S. J., Sanderson, R. & Scollan, N. D., 02 Mar 2020, In : AGRONOMY. 10, 3, 343.

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    Rumen Protozoa Play a Significant Role in Fungal Predation and Plant Carbohydrate Breakdown

    Williams, C. L., Thomas, B. J., McEwan, N. R., Rees Stevens, P., Creevey, C. J. & Huws, S. A., 29 Apr 2020, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 11, 720.

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    BioSAxS measurements reveal that two antimicrobial peptides induce similar molecular changes in Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria

    Von Gundlach, A., Ashby, M. P., Gani, J., Lopez-Perez, P. M., Cookson, A. R., Huws, S. A., Rumancev, C., Garamus, V. M., Mikut, R., Rosenhahn, A. & Hilpert, K., 26 Sep 2019, In : Frontiers in Pharmacology. 10, 10 p., 1127.

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  • 2 Citations (Scopus)
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    Characterization of antibiotic resistance genes in the species of rumen microbiota

    Huws, S., Oyama, L., Godoy Santos, F., Mantovani, H. & Neves Vieira Sabino, Y., 20 Nov 2019, In : Nature Communications. 5252.

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  • 5 Citations (Scopus)
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    Activities

    UK Animal Microbiome WOrkshop

    Sharon Huws (Participant)

    28 Feb 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

    Invited expert panel member for interview panel at University College Dublin

    Sharon Huws (Recipient)

    15 Jan 2019

    Activity: Other activity typesOther

    Addressing Global Ruminant Agricultural Challenges Through Understanding the Rumen Microbiome

    Sharon Huws (Participant)

    07 Mar 201908 Mar 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

    Microbiome Invest

    Sharon Huws (Participant)

    23 May 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    Animal Microbiome Congress Europe

    Sharon Huws (Participant)

    09 Jul 201911 Jul 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    Press / Media

    ITN productions Royal Society video to promote school and IGFS activities

    Sharon Huws

    15/10/2018

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

    Balmoral agricultural show outreach event

    Sharon Huws

    15/05/2018

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

    BBC news interview: Novel antimicrobials from cow's stomach

    Sharon Huws

    01/09/2017

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

    BBC interview promoting women in STEM

    Sharon Huws

    12/02/2017

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

    Soapbox science

    Sharon Huws

    10/09/2016

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

    Impact