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My passion is to solve complex problems in animal health and disease ecology which has involved fundamental basic research into biochemistry and physiology of vertebrates and invertebrates as well as a sound understanding of how pathogens cause disease in individual animals and populations, including zoonotic diseases. 

Education/Academic qualification

Virology, PhD, The University of Sydney

Veterinary Science, BVSc, The University of Sydney

External positions

Secretary, Association of Avian Veterinarians

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Cockatoos Medicine & Life Sciences
Feathers Medicine & Life Sciences
birds Agriculture & Biology

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Research Output 1993 2020

Assessing circovirus gene flow in multiple spill-over events

Das, S., Smith, K., Sarker, S., Peters, A., Adriaanse, K., Eden, P., Ghorashi, S., Forwood, J. & Raidal, S., 28 Aug 2019, In : Virus Genes. p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gene Flow
Capsid Proteins

Characterization of the first mitochondrial genome of a little Corella (Cacatua sanguinea) and its phylogenetic implications

Sarker, S., Talukder, S., Sutherland, M., Forwood, J. K., Helbig, K. & Raidal, S. R., 26 Oct 2019, In : Mitochondrial DNA Part B: Resources. 4, 2, p. 3792-3794 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Mitochondrial Genome
Base Composition
16S Ribosomal RNA
Transfer RNA
1 Citation (Scopus)

Chlamydia psittaci infection as a cause of respiratory disease in neonatal foals

Gough, S. L., Carrick, J., Raidal, S., Keane, S., Collins, N., Cudmore, L., Russell, C., Raidal, S. & Hughes, K. J., 22 Aug 2019, In : Equine Veterinary Journal.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Infant, Newborn, Diseases
Chlamydophila psittaci
Chlamydia Infections
respiratory tract diseases
3 Citations (Scopus)

Disease surveillance in wild Victorian cacatuids reveals co-infection with multiple agents and detection of novel avian viruses

Sutherland, M., Sarker, S., Vaz, P. K., Legione, A. R., Devlin, J. M., Macwhirter, P. L., Whiteley, P. L. & Raidal, S. R., Aug 2019, In : Veterinary Microbiology. 235, p. 257-264 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

disease surveillance
Beak and feather disease virus
mixed infection


Ian Clunies Ross Award

Shane Raidal (Recipient), 2000


honors and awards
veterinary medicine

Press / Media

Dr Bob Doneley: why he’s the bird man

Shane Raidal


1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Vaccine could prevent 'horrible' disease in birds

Shane Raidal & Jade Forwood


2 items of Media coverage

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Critically endangered Aussie bird could be saved with new vaccine

Shane Raidal & Jade Forwood


1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media