ContributedPapers
Contributed Papers (with Abstracts) Presented @ Conferences (1967 - present)
(presenter*)


(53) Bernier, N.J.*, MacDonald, L., Kramer, S., Alderman, S. & Woo, P.T.K. 2011. Leptin and regulation of feed intake in anaemic and parasite-infected rainbow trout. North American Society of Comparative Endocininology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA

(52) Jung, S.J.*, Im, E.Y., Struder-Kypke, M.C. & Woo, P.T.K. 2008. Differentiation of 21 isolates of Miamiensis (Ciliophora, Scuticociliatida) using small subunit rRNA gene, cytochrome oxidase gene, and serotyping. 5th International Symposium of The Japanease Society for Fish Pathology, Tokyo University, Tokyo, Japan

(51) Bernier, N.J.*, Gorissen M., MacDonald, L.E., Woo, P.T.K. & Flik, G. 2008. Leptin and the regulation pf food intake in hypoxic fish. 6th International Symposium on Fish Endocrinology, University of Calgary, Canada

(50) MacDonald. L.E.*, Woo, P.T.K. & Bernier, N.J. 2007. Is Cryptonia-induced anorexia in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) caused by CRF-related peptides? 46th Canadian Society of Zoologists Annual Meeting, McGill University, Montreal, Canada

(49) Chin, A.*, Eldridge, M., Glebe, B.D. & Woo, P.T.K. 2005. Salmo salar and Cryptobia salmositica: variations in susceptibility and humoral response in families of Atlantic salmon to the pathogen. International Conference on Innovations and Technologies in Oceanography for Sustainable Development, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia [Best Poster Award - Biotechnology Section]

(48) Nourollahi Fard, S.R.* & Woo, P.T. K. 2005. Effectiveness of attenuated life Cryptobia salmositica vaccine against cryptobiosis in rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss. 12th International EAFP Conference on Fish and Shellfish Diseases, Copenhagen, Denmark

(47) Nourollahi Fard, S.R.* & Woo, P.T. K. 2005. Contribution of anorexia to the immunodepression in rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss vaccinated the attenuated vaccine against cryptobiosis. 12th International EAFP Conference on Fish and Shellfish Diseases, Copenhagen, Denmark

(46) Tan, C.W.* & Woo, P.T.K. 2005. Towards a DNA vaccine against salmonid cryptobiosis. International Conference on Innovations and Technologies in Oceanography for Sustainable Development, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

(45) Currie, J.L.* & Woo, P.T.K. 2004. Effects of cryptobiosis on the reproduction in Oncorhynchus mykiss. Great Lakes Fishery Commission, Board of Technical Experts Meeting, Guelph, Canada

(44) Chin, A.*, Eldridge, M.P., Glebe, B.D. & Woo, P.T.K. 2003. Susceptibility of full-sib families of Salmo salar to Cryptobia salmositica, and their humoral response against C. salmositica and Aeromonas salmonicida. AquaNet III, Annual General Meeting, Vancouver, Canada.

(43) Kales1, S.*, Parks, J., Woo, P., Shulte, P., & Dixon, B. 2003. Salmonid major histocompatibility at low temperatures, AquaNet III, Annual General Meeting, Vancouver, Canada.

(42) Ozaki, A., Garcia de Leon, F.J., Glebe, B., Woo, P.T.K., Ferguson, M.M. & Danzmann, R.G.* 2003. Identification of QTL for resistance to Cryptobia salmositica infection in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar): a model for pathogen disease resistance QTL?

(41) Chin, A.*, Eldridge, M., Glebe, B.D. & Woo, P.T.K. 2002. Salmo salar and Cryptobia salmositica: variations in susceptibility and humoral response in families of Atlantic salmon to the pathogen. AquaNet II, Annual General Meeting, Moncton, Canada.

(40) Chin, A.* & Woo, P.T.K. 2002. Susceptibility and immunological response in families of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) against Cryptobia salmositica. 10th International Congress of Parasitology, Vancouver, Canada.

(39) García de León F.J.*, Ferguson M.M., Danzmann, R.D. &  Woo, P.T.K. 2002. Genetic markers for an efficient immune system in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar), AquaNet II, Annual General Meeting, Moncton, Canada

(38) Chin, A.*, Woo, P.T.K. & Glebe, B. 2001. Susceptibility and immunological response of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) to cryptobiosis. AquaNet I, Annual General Meeting, Halifax, Canada.

(37) Ardelli, B.F.*, Witt, J.S. & Woo, P.T.K.  1999.  Energy metabolism and isozyme patterns between pathogenic and nonpathogenic strains of Cryptobia salmositica. 38th Canadian Society of Zoologists Annual Meeting, Ottawa, Canada.

(36) Ardelli, B.F.* & Woo, P.T.K. 1997. Ultrastructural identification of glycosomes in Cryptobia salmositica and Cryptobia bullocki (Sarcomastigophora, Kinetoplastida: Bodonidae) with observations on the localization of catalase. 36th Canadian Society of Zoologists Annual Meeting, London, Canada.

(35) Feng, S.*, Woo & P.T.K. 1997. A protective monoclonal antibody (Mab-001) against the pathogenic haemoflagellate, Cryptobia salmositica Katz 1951. 36th Canadian Society of Zoologists Annual Meeting, London, Canada.

(34) Staines, G.J.* & Woo, P.T.K. 1997. Immunization of susceptible chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) against cryptobiosis. 36th Canadian Society of Zoologists Annual Meeting, London, Canada.

(33) Zuo, X.* & Woo, P.T.K. 1997. Metallo-protease in the pathogenic haemoflagellate, Cryptobia salmositica Katz 1951, and its neutralization by alpha 2-macroglobulin in rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss and brook charr, Salvelinus fontinalis. 36th Canadian Society of Zoologists Annual Meeting, London, Canada.

(32) Verity, C.K. & Woo, P.T.K.*  1996.  An antigen-capture ELISA for the detection of circulating parasite antigen in salmonid cryptobiosis.  World Aquaculture '96, Bangkok, Thailand.

(31) Bahmanrokh, M.* & Woo, P.T.K.  1994.  The histopathology of cryptobiosis in juvenile Oncorhynchus mykiss (Walbaum).  VIII International Congress of Parasitology, Izmir, Turkey.

(30) Ardelli, B.F.* & Woo, P.T.K.  1994.  Pathogenicity and protective immunity in Oncorhynchus mykiss and Salvelinus fontinalis infected with Cryptobia salmositicaCanadian Society of Zoologists Annual Meeting, Winnipeg, Canada.  [CSZ travel award and the American Parasitology Society Award].

(29) Verity, C.K.* & Woo, P.T.K.  1994.  Characterization of a monoclonal antibody against Cryptobia salmositica:  use of the antibody in an antigen-ELISA for diagnosis of cryptobiosis.  Canadian Society of Zoologists Annual Meeting, Winnipeg, Canada.  [CSZ travel award and the Murray Fallis Award for Best Student Paper in Parasitology].

(28) Vommaro, R.C.*, Attias, M., Woo, P.T.K. & de Souza, W. 1994. Study of the cell surface of Cryptobia bullocki (Kinetoplastida: Cryptobiidae). ICEM 13, Paris, France.

(27) Ardelli, B.F.* & Woo, P.T.K.  1993.  Protective immunity against cryptobiosis in Oncorhynchus mykiss and Salvelinus fontinalis inoculated with an attenuated strain of Cryptobia salmositicaCanadian Society of Zoologists Annual Meeting, Guelph, Canada.

(26) Ardelli, B.F.*, Forward, G. & Woo, P.T.K.  1993.  Brook charr (Salvelinus fontinalis) and cryptobiosis: A potential salmonid reservoir host for Cryptobia salmositicaWildlife Disease Association Annual Conference, Guelph, Canada.

(25) Feng, S.* & Woo, P.T.K.  1993.  The role of the thymus in protective immunity against salmonid cryptobiosis in Oncorhynchus mykissCanadian Society of Zoologists Annual Meeting, Guelph, Canada.

(24) Feng, S.* & Woo, P.T.K.  The effects of thymectomy on humoral and cell-mediated immune response against cryptobiosis in adult rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss).  Wildlife Disease Association Annual Conference, Guelph, Canada.

(23) Forward, G.*, Ferguson, M.M. & Woo, P.T.K.  1993.  Susceptibility of brook charr, Salvelinus fontinalis to Cryptobia salmositica and the mechanism of innate resistance.  Canadian Society of Zoologists Annual Meeting, Guelph, Canada.

(22) Li, S.* & Woo, P.T.K.  1993.  Efficacy of a live Cryptobia salmositica vaccine and the mechanism of protection in vaccinated Oncorhynchus mykiss (Walbaum) against cryptobiosis.  Wildlife Disease Association Annual Conference, Guelph, Canada.

(21) Li, S.*, Cowey, C.B. & Woo, P.T.K.  1993.  The effects of dietary ascorbic acid on Cryptobia salmositica infection and on vaccination against cryptobiosis in Oncorhynchus mykissCanadian Society of Zoologists Annual Meeting, Guelph, Canada.

(20) Sitja-Bobadilla, A.* & Woo, P.T.K.  1993.  An enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) for the detection of antibodies against the pathogenic haemoflagellate, Cryptobia salmositica, and protection against cryptobiosis in juvenile Oncorhynchus mykiss inoculated with a live vaccine.  Wildlife Disease Association Annual Conference, Guelph, Canada.

(19) Verity, C.K.* & Woo, P.T.K.  1993.  Identification of major antigenic polypeptides of the pathogenic haemoflagellate, Cryptobia salmositicaWildlife Disease Association Annual Conference, Guelph, Canada.

(18) Verity, C.K.* & Woo, P.T.K.  1993.  Antigenic characterization of Cryptobia salmositica using monoclonal antibodies and Western Immunoblot.  Canadian Society of Zoologists Annual Meeting, Guelph, Canada.

(17) Jones, S.R.M.* & Woo, P.T.K.  1990.  Osmotic effects on the isolation and infectivity of a fish trypanosome.  7th International Congress of Parasitology, Paris, France.

(16) Jones, S.M.R.* & Woo, P.T.K.  1989.  Systematics of trypanosomes from freshwater fishes in southern Ontario.  American Society of Parasitologists Annual Meeting, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

(15) Jones, S.R.M.* & Woo, P.T.K.  1988.  Development of trypanosomes from bowfin (Amia calva L., 1766) in the leech Placobdella phalera (Graf, 1899).  2nd International Conference of Leech Scientists, Ottawa, Canada.

(14) Thomas, P.T.* & Woo, P.T.K.  l987.  Cryptobia salmositica: in vitro and in vivo study of the mechanism of anaemia in infected rainbow trout, Salmo gairdneri.  American Society of Parasitologists Annual Meeting, Lincoln, Nebraska.

(13) Jones, S.R.M.*, Woo, P.T.K. &  Stevenson, R.  1986.  Immunosuppression in Salmo gairdneri caused by the haemoflagellate, Cryptobia salmositica.  Canadian Society of Zoologists Annual Meeting, Saskatoon, Canada.

(12) Jones, S.R.M.*, Woo, P.T.K. &  Stevenson, R.  1986.  The potential of the parasite, Cryptobia salmositica, to reduce vaccination success in rainbow trout (Salmo gairdneri).  Aquaculture Association of Canada, Guelph, Canada.  (awarded the prize for best student paper).

(11) Wehnert, S.* & Woo, P.T.K.  1985.  Susceptibility of Salmo gairdneri infected with Cryptobia salmositica to hypoxia.  Canadian Society of Zoologists Annual Meeting, London, Ontario.

(10) Woo, P.T.K.*  1985.  Trypanosoma myoti in the little brown bat, Myotis lucifugus: An animal model for studies related to Chagas' disease.  V. International Conference on Wildlife Diseases, Uppsala, Sweden.

(9) Paterson, W.B.* & Woo, P.T.K.  1983.  An ultrastructural study of the culture forms of Trypanosoma myotiCanadian Society of Zoologists Annual Meeting, Ottawa, Canada.

(8) Wehnert, S.*, Woo, P.T.K., & Rodgers, D.  1983.  The susceptibility of rainbow trout to Cryptobia salmositica at different temperatures.  Canadian Society of Zoologists Annual Meeting, Ottawa, Canada.

(7) Paterson, W.B.* & Woo, P.T.K.  1982.  An ultrastrutural study of Cyrptobia salmositica from experimentally infected trout.  5th International Congress of Parasitology, Toronto, Canada.

(6) Wehnert, S.* & Woo, P.T.K.  1982.  Direct Transmission of Cryptobia salmositica between rainbow trout. 5th. International Congress of Parasitology, Toronto, Canada.

(5) Bower, S.M.*, & Woo, P.T.K.  1979.  Biology of a Trypanosoma cruzi? like organism from bats in Ontario.  57th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Parasitologists.  Minneapolis, U.S.A.

(4) Woo, P.T.K.*  1978.  Experimental cryptobiosis in rainbow trout (Salmo gairdneri).  4th International Congress of Parasitology, Warsaw, Poland.

(3) Soltys, M.A. &  Woo, P.T.K.* 1968.  Forms of Trypanosoma brucei in infected rabbits.  43rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Parasitologists, Madison, U.S.A.

(2) Woo, P.T.K.*  1968.  Infection of a reptile (Pseudemys scripta elegans) with a mammalian trypanosome (Trypanosoma brucei)43rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Parasitologists, Madison, U.S.A.

(1) Woo, P.T.K.*  1967.  Studies on a trypanosome in painted turtle (Chrysemys picta marginata) in southern Ontario.  20th Annual Meeting of the Society of Protozoologists, Toronto, Canada.