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Peter R Woolcock- BS, MS, PhD

California Animal Health and Food Safety Lab

Davis - Thurman Laboratory
Davis, CA 95616

+1 530 752 6174
prwoolcock@ucdavis.edu

   

Research Focus

Pathogenesis of viral avian diseases

Specialty Focus

Avian Virology

Education

1966 BS Botany, Birmingham University, Birmingham, U.K.
1967 MS General Virology, Birmingham University, Birmingham, U.K.
1974 PhD Microbiology, Leeds University, Leeds, U.K.

Honors and Awards

2013 Pacific Egg & Poultry Association: Poultry Scientist of the Year Award
2011 Journal of Pathology: Best Paper

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • Link Icon 2014 R. A. Gallardo, R. Carrasco-Medanic, H. Zhou, S. Lyu, Y. Wang, P. R. Woolcock, and F. J. Hoerr Effects of Challenge with Very Virulent Infectious Bursal Disease Virus Reassortants in Commercial Chickens Avian Diseases,
  • Link Icon 2014 Maurice Pitesky, R. P. Chin, S. Carnaccini, C. G. Senties–Cue, B. Charlton, P. R. Woolcock, and H. L. Shivaprasad Spatial and Temporal Epidemiology of Infectious Laryngotracheitis in Central California: 2000–2012 Avian Diseases,
  • Link Icon 2013 Simone T. Stoute, Daral J. Jackwood, Susan E. Sommer-Wagner, Beate M. Crossley, Peter R. Woolcock, and Bruce R. Charlton Pathogenicity Associated with Co-infection with Very Virulent Infectious Bursal Disease and U.S. Endemic Infectious Bursal Disease Viruses JVDI,
  • Link Icon 2013 Loreto A. Godoy, Lisa S. Dalbeck, Lisa A. Tell, Leslie W. Woods, Rita R. Colwell, Barbara Robinson, Susan M. Wethington, Anneke Moresco, Peter R. Woolcock, and Holly B. Ernest Characterization of Avian pox virus in Anna’s Hummingbird (Calypte anna) in California Journal of Wildlife Diseases,
  • Link Icon 2013 Maurice Pitesky, Kristina Cataline, Beate Crossley, Michael Poulos, Greg Ramos, Dave Willoughby, Peter Woolcock, Gregg Cutler, Mark Bland, Johnny Tran, Daral Jackwood, Larry Allen, Rich Breitmeyer, Annette Jones, Kenneth Forsythe, C. Gabriel Sentíes-Cué, and Bruce Charlton Historical, Spatial, Temporal, and Time-Space Epidemiology of very virulent Infectious Bursal Disease (vvIBD) in California: A Retrospective Study 2008-2011 Avian Diseases,
  • Link Icon 2012 66. Daral J. Jackwood, Beate M. Crossley, Simone T. Stoute, Susan Sommer-Wagner, Peter R.Woolcock, and Bruce R. Charlton. Diversity of Genome Segment B from Infectious Bursal Disease Viruses in the United States Avian Diseases,
  • Link Icon 2011 M Franca, P R Woolcock, M Yu, M W Jackwood, and H L Shivaprasad Nephritis associated with infectious Bronchitis Virus Cal99 variant in game chickens Avian Diseases,
  • Link Icon 2011 Daral J. Jackwood , Susan E. Sommer-Wagner, Beate M. Crossley, Simone T. Stoute, Peter R. Woolcock, Bruce R. Charlton Identification and pathogenicity of a natural reassortant between a very virulent serotype 1 infectious bursal disease virus (IBDV) and a serotype 2 IBDV Virology,
  • Link Icon 2011 Sentíes-Cué CG, Charlton BR, Woolcock P, Bickford AA, Cooper G, Bland M Atypical distribution of fowl pox lesions in broilers Avian Dis,
  • Link Icon 2011 Palmieri C, Franca M, Uzal F, Anderson M, Barr B, Woods L, Moore J, Woolcock P, Shivaprasad HL. Pathology and Immunohistochemical Findings of West Nile Virus Infection in Psittaciformes Vet Pathol,

Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

2013 Peter R Woolcock and Martine Boulianne: Diseases of the Duck (Table), , Avian Disease Manual. 230-234.

2013 Woolcock, P R: Viral infections of waterfowl - Introduction, David E Swayne, J R Glisson, L R McDougald, Venugopal Nair, L Nolan and D L Suarez,, (ed), Diseases of Poultry, 13th edition. 417-421.

2013 Woolcock, P R and H-J Tsai: Duck Hepatitis, David E Swayne, J R Glisson, L R McDougald, Venugopal Nair, L Nolan and D L Suarez, (ed), Diseases of Poultry, 13th edition. 422-431.

2012 Woolcock P R: Duck Virus Enteritis, , Manual of Diagnostic Tests and Vaccines for Terrestrial Animals,, Paris, France. 480-488.

2012 Woolcock PR: Duck Virus Hepatitis, , Manual of Diagnostic Tests and Vaccines for Terrestrial Animals, 7th edition, Paris, France. 489-499.