Joy Leng

Dr Joy Leng

Research Fellow
PhD, MSc, BSc
+44 (0)1483 682319
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Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm

Academic and research departments

School of Veterinary Medicine.


Areas of specialism

Veterinary microbiology

My qualifications

University of Reading
MSc Advanced Sciences
University of Liverpool
BSc Biology
University of Manchester


Research interests

My publications


Leng, J., Proudman, C., Darby, A., Blow, F., Townsend, N., Miller, A., Swann, J. (2018). Exploration of the fecal microbiota and biomarker discovery in equine grass sickness.
Leng. J., Walton. G., Darby, A., Swann, J., La Ragione, R., Proudman, C. (2017). Bowel on a bench: an in-vitro fermentation model of the equine hindgut microbiota.
Mayneris-perxachs, J., Bolick, D., Leng. J., Medlock, G., Kolling, G., Papin, J., Swann, J., Guerrant. R. (2016). Protein- and Zinc-deficient doets modulate the murine microbiome and metabolic phenotype.
Leng, J., Proudman, C., Blow, F., Darby, A., Swann, J. (2015). Understanding intestinal microbiota in equine grass sickness: Next generation sequencing of faecal bacterial DNA.
Escalona, E., Leng, J., Dona, A., Merrifield, C., Holmes, E., Proudman, C., Swann, J. (2015). Dominant components of the Thoroughbred metabolome characterised by 1H-NMR spectroscopy: A metabolite atlas of common biofluid.