Mr Glenn Harper

Mr Glenn Harper

Senior Technician (Electron Microscopy)

Faculty of Science and Engineering


Senior Technician Electron MIcroscopy


Bsc (Hons) Biological Sciences



Key publications are highlighted

Doyle S, Hansen DB, Vella J, Bond P, Harper G, Zammit C, Valentino M & Fern R 2018 'Vesicular glutamate release from central axons contributes to myelin damage' Nature Communications 9, (1) , DOI PEARL
Langan LM, Harper GM, Owen SF, Purcell WM, Jackson SK & Jha AN 2017 'Application of the rainbow trout derived intestinal cell line (RTgutGC) for ecotoxicological studies: molecular and cellular responses following exposure to copper' Ecotoxicology 26, (8) 1117-1133 , DOI PEARL
McKeown DA, Stevens K, Peters AF, Bond P, Harper GM, Brownlee C, Brown MT & Schroeder DC 2017 'Phaeoviruses discovered in kelp (Laminariales)' The ISME Journal 11, (12) 2869-2873 , DOI PEARL
Kühlwein H, Emery MJ, Rawling MD, Harper GM, Merrifield DL & Davies SJ 2013 'Effects of a dietary β-(1,3)(1,6)-D-glucan supplementation on intestinal microbial communities and intestinal ultrastructure of mirror carp (Cyprinus carpio L.)' J Appl Microbiol 115, (5) 1091-1106 Author Site , DOI
Merrifield DL, Shaw BJ, Harper GM, Saoud IP, Davies SJ, Handy RD & Henry TB 2013 'Ingestion of metal-nanoparticle contaminated food disrupts endogenous microbiota in zebrafish (Danio rerio)' Environ Pollut 174, 157-163 Author Site , DOI
Merrifield DL, Harper GM, Mustafa S, Carnevali O, Picchietti S & Davies SJ 2011 'Effect of dietary alginic acid on juvenile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) intestinal microbial balance, intestinal histology and growth performance' Cell Tissue Res 344, (1) 135-146 Author Site , DOI
Merrifield DL, Bradley G, Harper GM, Baker RTM, Munn CB & Davies SJ 2011 'Assessment of the effects of vegetative and lyophilized Pediococcus acidilactici on growth, feed utilization, intestinal colonization and health parameters of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss Walbaum)' AQUACULTURE NUTRITION 17, (1) 73-79 Author Site , DOI
Harper GM, Monfort M, Saoud IP, Emery M, Mustafa S, Rawling M, Enyon B, Davies SJ & Merrifield DL 2011 'An ex vivo approach to studying the interactions of Pediococcus acidilactici and Vibrio (Listonella) anguillarum in the anterior intestine of rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss' Aquaculture research and development , DOI
Ferguson RMW, Merrifield DL, Harper GM, Rawling MD, Mustafa S, Picchietti S, Balcázar JL & Davies SJ 2010 'The effect of Pediococcus acidilactici on the gut microbiota and immune status of on-growing red tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus)' J Appl Microbiol 109, (3) 851-862 Author Site , DOI
Merrifield DL, Harper GM, Dimitroglou A, Ringo E & Davies SJ 2010 'Possible influence of probiotic adhesion to intestinal mucosa on the activity and morphology of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) enterocytes' AQUACULTURE RESEARCH 41, (8) 1268-1272 Author Site , DOI
Mackinder LCM, Worthy CA, Biggi G, Hall M, Ryan KP, Varsani A, Harper GM, Wilson WH, Brownlee C & Schroeder DC 2009 'A unicellular algal virus, Emiliania huxleyi virus 86, exploits an animal-like infection strategy' J Gen Virol 90, (Pt 9) 2306-2316 Author Site , DOI
Lovell JM & Harper GM 2007 'The morphology of the inner ear from the domestic pig (Sus scrofa)' J Microsc 228, (Pt 3) 345-357 Author Site , DOI
Nielsen SE, Bone Q, Bond P & Harper G 2007 'On particle filtration by amphioxus (Branchiostoma lanceolatum)' JOURNAL OF THE MARINE BIOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION OF THE UNITED KINGDOM 87, (4) 983-989 Author Site , DOI
Taylor AR, Russell MA, Harper GM, Collins TFT & Brownlee C 2007 'Dynamics of formation and secretion of heterococcoliths by Coccolithus pelagicus ssp braarudii' EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PHYCOLOGY 42, (2) 125-136 Author Site , DOI
Lovell JM, Findlay MM, Harper GM & Moate RM 2007 'The polarization of hair cells from the inner ear of the lesser spotted dogfish Scyliorhinus canicula' Journal of Fish Biology 70, (2) 362-373
Lovell JM, Findlay MM, Harper GM & Moate RM 2006 'The inner ear ultrastructure from the paddlefish (Polyodon spathula) using transmission electron microscopy' Journal of Microscopy-Oxford 222, 36-41
Lovell JM, Findlay MM, Harper G, Moate RM & Pilgrim DA 2005 'The polarisation of hair cells from the ear of the European bass (Dicentrarchus labrax)' Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A-Molecular & Integrative Physiology 141, (1) 116-121