Joy Leng

Dr Joy Leng

Research Fellow
PhD, MSc, BSc
+44 (0)1483 682319
01 VSM 01
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


Gilroy, R., Leng, J., Ravi, A., Adriaenssens, E., Oren A., Baker, D., La Ragione, R., Proudman, C., (2022) Metagenomic investigation of the equine faecal microbiome reveals extensive taxonomic and functional diversity
Leng, J., McNally, S., Walton, G., Swann, J., Proudman, C., Argo, C., Emery, S., Ragione, R., Eustace, R. (2021) Hay vs. haylage; forage type influences the equine urinary metabonome and faecal microbiota
Chrzastek, K., Leng, J., Zakaria, M. K., Bialy, D., La Ragione, R., Shelton, H. (2021) Low pathogenic avian influenza virus infection retards colon microbiome diversification in two different chicken lines
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.
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.
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.