Dr Lida Omaleki

Senior Research Fellow

Centre for Animal Science
Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation
l.omaleki@uq.edu.au
+61 7 344 32576

Overview

Research Interests

  • One Health
    Zoonosis and reverse zoonosis, Antimicrobial resistance
  • Veterinary Microbiology
    My research interest involves molecular epidemiology of livestock bacterial infectious diseases. I have been mainly focused on the members of the bacterial family Pasteurellaceae that cause respiratory diseases in livestock and wildlife. This includes studying well known bacteria like Pasteurella multocida as well as less studies species such as Lonepinella koalarum. I have been applying whole genome sequencing and phylogenetic analysis for studying strain relatedness and outbreak dynamics, virulence factors, antimicrobial resistance

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy of Veterinary Microbiology, University of Melbourne

Publications

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Grants

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Supervision

  • Master Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Publications

Book Chapter

  • Osawa, Ro, Stackebrandt, Erko S., Omaleki, Lida and Blackall, Patrick J. (2020). Lonepinella. Bergey's manual of systematics of archaea and bacteria. (pp. 1-5) Online: Wiley Online Library. doi: 10.1002/9781118960608.gbm01199.pub2

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Tran, V.H., Navarro, M., Omaleki, L., Roura, E. and Turni, C. (2023). Preliminary screening of the gut microbiota of piglets for antibiotic-resistant genes using a metagenomic approach. Manipulating Pig Production XIX, Brisbane, QLD Australia, 13-16 November 2023. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier. doi: 10.1016/j.anscip.2023.09.062

  • Naseem, M.N., Omaleki, L., Templeton, J.M., Muralidhar, M., Botella, J.R., Blackall, P.J. and Turni, C. (2023). Use of piggery effluent for point-of-management diagnostics: A proof of concept. Manipulating Pig Production XIX, Brisbane, QLD Australia, 13-16 November 2023. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier. doi: 10.1016/j.anscip.2023.09.008

  • Omaleki, L., Blyde, D., McKay, P., Lobo, E. T., Harris, L. M., Sinclair, H. A., Bergh, H., Espinosa-Gongora, C., Turni, C., Blackall, P. J. and Nicolson, V. (2022). Lonepinella - the devil in the oral cavity (of the koala). Wildlife Disease Association Australasian 2022 Conference, Kinglake, VIC Australia, 28 November-2 December 2022.

  • Zhang. G., Chau, S., Omaleki, L., Blackall, P. J. and Turni, C. (2022). Amoxicillin susceptibility of avian Pasteurella multocida; setting the epidemiologic cutoff value. TropAg, Brisbane, QLD Australia, 31 October-2 November 2022.

  • Omaleki, Lida, Turni, Conny and Blackall, P. J. (2022). Pig apocalypse, chicken nirvana and dangerous Australians - Aspects of one health research in QAAFI. TropAg, Brisbane, QLD, Australia, 31 October - 2 November 2022.

  • Omaleki, Lida, Blyde, David, McKay, Philippa, Lobo, Edina T., Zhang, Ge, Harris, Louise M., Sinclair, Holly A., Bergh, Haakon, White, Rhys T., Forde, Brian M., Beatson, Scott A., Turni, Conny and Blackall, Patrick J. (2022). Lonepinella - the devil in the oral cavity (of the koala). One Health Downunder Symposium 2022, Brisbane, QLD Australia, 12-13 September 2022.

  • Heng, Z. M., Turni, C., Blackall, P. J., Scott, P., Anwar, A. and Omaleki, L. (2022). Strain diversity of Australian Ornithobacterium rhinotracheale (ORT). Australian Veterinary Poultry Association Scientific Meeting, Gold Coast, QLD Australia, 18-19 May 2022.

  • Omaleki, L., Giang, N., Wu, Y., Christensen, H., Blackall, P.J. and Turni, C. (2017). Actinobacillus Taxon C - a new species not to be ignored. TropAg2017, International Tropical Agriculture Conference, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Center, Brisbane, Queensland, 20-22 November 2017.

  • Turni, C., Giang, N., Wu, Y., Omaleki, L., Christensen, H. and Blackall, P. J. (2017). Actinobacillus Taxon C - a new species not to be ignored. Australian Association Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians Conference, Sydney, 23-24 November 2017.

  • Turni, C., Giang, N., Wu, Y., Omaleki, L., Christensen, H. and Blackall, P. J. (2017). Actinobacillus Taxon C - a new species not to be ignored. 2017 Australasian Pig Science Association: Manipulating Pig Production XVI, Melbourne, Victoria, 19-22 November 2017.

  • Omaleki, L., Giang, N., Wu, Y., Christensen, H., Blackall, P. J. and Turni, C. (2017). Actinobacillus Taxon C - a new species not to be ignored. Microbiology in Moreton Bay, Dunwich, North Stradbroke Island, Qld., Australia, 2 December 2017.

  • Turni, C., Giang, N., Wu, Y., Omaleki, L., Christensen, H. and Blackall, P. J. (2017). Actinobacillus Taxon C - a new species not to be ignored. Australian Pig Veterinarians Conference 2017, Perth, Western Australia, 10-12 September 2017.

  • Omaleki, L., Turni, C., Beatson, S. and Blackall, P. J. (2017). Clouds and Pasteurella multocida. Microbiology in Moreton Bay, Dunwich, North Stradbroke Island, Qld, Australia, 2 December 2017.

  • Omaleki, L., Turni, C., Beatson, S. and Blackall, P. J. (2017). Clouds and Pasteurella multocida – an updated forecast. Australasian Poultry Veterinary Alliance Meeting, Geelong, Victoria, 15 -17 November 2017.

  • Turni, Conny, Singh, Reema, Omaleki, Lida and Blackall, Pat (2014). Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae: an update from Down Under. Pasteurella 2014: International Pasteurellaceae Conference 2014, Prato, Italy, 13-16 May, 2014.

  • Omaleki, L., Blackall, P.J. and Turni, C. (2014). Diagnostic tools for Reimerella anatipestifer. Australasian Veterinary Poultry Alliance Meeting, Gold Coast, QLD Australia, 28 - 29 May 2014.

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision