Dr. André-Denis G. Wright
For more than 10 years, Dr. Wright worked on developing vaccines and/or
Dr. Wright’s research interests also include human gut microbiology which
Rumen ciliated protozoa.
Sheep with tanks to measure methane emissions.
Alpacas. ADG Wright Photo
Facey HV, KS Northwood, and A-DG Wright. 2012. Molecular diversity of methanogens in fecal samples from captive Sumatran Orangutans (Pongo abelii). American Journal of Primatology, 74: 460-468. Impact Factor=1.98.
St-Pierre B. and A-DG Wright. 2012. Molecular analysis of methanogenic archaea in the forestomach of the alpaca (Vicugna pacos) reveals differences in population structure between individual hosts. BMC Microbiology 12:1. Impact Factor=2.96
St-Pierre, B. and A-DG Wright. 2012. Diversity of gut methanogens in herbivorous animals. Animal 1-8. Impact Factor=1.46
Franzolin R., B St-Pierre, KS Northwood, and A-DG Wright. 2012. Analysis of rumen methanogen diversity in water buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis) under three different diets. Microbial Ecology. 64: 131-139. Impact Factor=3.25
Turnbull KL, RP Smith and A-DG Wright. 2012. Molecular diversity of methanogens in the hindgut of Bactrian camels (Camelus bactrianus) from two zoos. Research in Veterinary Science 93: 246-249. Impact Factor=1.33
Hook SE, J Dijkstra, A-DG Wright, BW McBride, & J France. 2012. Modelling the distribution of ciliate protozoa in the reticulo-rumen using linear programming. Journal of Dairy Science. 95: 255-265. Impact Factor: 2.50
King EE, RP Smith, B St-Pierre, A-DG Wright. 2011. Differences in the rumen methanogen populations of lactating Jersey and Holstein dairy cows under the same diet regimen. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 77::5682-5687 . Impact Factor=3.78
Samsudin AA, PN Evans, A-DG Wright and R Al Jassim R. 2011. Molecular diversity of the rumen bacteria population in the dromedary camel (Camelus dromedarius). Environmental Microbiology, 13: 3024-3035. Impact Factor=5.54
Hook SE, MA Steele, KS Northwood, J Dijkstra, J France, A-DG Wright, BW McBride. 2011. Impact of subacute ruminal acidosis (SARA) adaptation and recovery on the density and diversity of bacteria in the rumen of dairy cows. FEMS Microbial Ecology, 78: 275–284. Impact Factor=3.59
Wright A-DG, and AK Klieve. 2011. Does the complexity of the rumen microbial ecology preclude methane mitigation? Animal Feed Science and Technology. 166-167: 248-253. Impact Factor=1.87
Hook SE, MA Steele, KS Northwood, A-DG Wright, and BW McBride. 2011. Impact of high-concentrate feeding and low ruminal pH on methanogens and protozoa in the rumen of dairy cows. Microbial Ecology. 62:94-105
Glad T, VF Kristiansen, KM Nielsen, L Brusetti, A-DG Wright, and MA Sundset. 2010. Ecological characterisation of the colonic microbiota in arctic and sub-arctic seals. Microbial Ecology. 60: 320-330. Impact Factor: 3.25
Wright A-DG, KS Northwood, and NE Obispo. 2009. Rumen-like methanogens identified from the crop of the folivorous South American bird, the hoatzin (Opisthocomus hoazin). ISME Journal, 3:1120-1126 Impact Factor=6.40