Stephen Harrison

Lecturer in Animal Science, Nottingham Trent University

Areas of research interest include:

MHC Diversity in wild canids.
Identifying sources of spatial overlap between urban carnivores: implications for endangered San Joaquin Kit Foxes (Vulpes macrotis mutica).
Development of novel system for the capture and immobilization of striped skunks.
Evaluating the impacts of median-divided highways on the movements of endangered San Joaquin kit fox (Vulpes macrotis mutica).
Enhancement of satellite and linkage habitats to promote survival, movement and colonization by San Joaquin Kit Fox (Vulpes macrotis mutica).
Monitoring of flea build up in San Joaquin Kit Fox natal dens (Vulpes macrotis mutica).
Comparison of dietary preferences for six sub-species of endangered Channel Island Fox (Urocyon littoralis).
Analysis of dietary preferences for urban and exurban populations of endangered San Joaquin Kit Fox (Vulpes macrotis mutica).
Evaluation of dietary overlap in three species of sympatric carnivores, Red Fox, (Vulpes vulpes), Coyote (Canis latrans) and San Joaquin Kit Fox (Vulpes macrotis mutica).
Detection single nucleotide polymorphisms in Androgen Receptor Genes of cancer patients.
The molecular systematics of Lamnid sharks: Using mitochondrial and nuclear markers to infer intra-familial relationships between the Great White Shark, (Carcharodon carcharias) and its kin.

Experience

  • –present
    Lecturer in Animal Science, Nottingham Trent University