Robert John Wallace


  • AB25 2ZD

  • 8629 Citations
1978 …2018
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Research Interests:

Gut microbiology; rumen microbiology; feed additives; ruminant nutrition; fatty acid metabolism

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Research Output 1978 2018

1 Citations
Open Access
Congenital Generalized Lipodystrophy
Metabolic Diseases
High Fat Diet
16 Citations

Cultivation and sequencing of rumen microbiome members from the Hungate1000 Collection

Seshadri, R. , Leahy, S. C. , Attwood, G. T. , Teh, K. H. , Lambie, S. C. , Cookson, A. L. , Eloe-Fadrosh, E. A. , Pavlopoulos, G. A. , Hadjithomas, M. , Varghese, N. J. , Paez-Espino, D. , Perry, R. , Henderson, G. , Creevey, C. J. , Terrapon, N. , Lapebie, P. , Drula, E. , Lombard, V. , Rubin, E. , Kyrpides, N. C. & 31 others Henrissat, B., Woyke, T., Ivanova, N. N., Kelly, W. J., Palevic, N., Janssen, P. H., Ronimus, R. S., Noel, S., Soni, P., Reilly, K., Atherly, T., Ziemer, C., Wright, A. D., Ishaq, S., Cotta, M., Thompson, S., Crosley, K., McKain, N., Wallace, R. J., Flint, H. J., Martin, J. C., Forster, R. J., Gruninger, R. J., McAllister, T., Gilbert, R., Ouwerkerk, D. J., Gilbert, R., Ouwerkerk, D. J., Klieve, A. J., Jassim, R. A. & Hungate1000 project collaborators 19 Mar 2018 In : Nature Biotechnology. 36, 4, p. 359-367 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
Gene encoding
3 Citations

Effect of dietary fish oil supplements alone or in combination with sunflower and linseed oil on ruminal lipid metabolism and bacterial populations in lactating cows

Kairenius, P., Leskinen, H., Toivonen, V., Muetzel, S., Ahvenjärvi, S., Vanhatalo, A., Huhtanen, P., Wallace, R. J. & Shingfield, K. J. 1 Apr 2018 In : Journal of Dairy Science. 101, 4, p. 3021-3035 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Linseed Oil
Unsaturated Dietary Fats
Fish Oils
linseed oil
sunflower oil
4 Citations

Identification, Comparison, and Validation of Robust Rumen Microbial Biomarkers for Methane Emissions Using Diverse Bos Taurus Breeds and Basal Diets

Auffret, M., Stewart, R., Dewhurst, R., Duthie, C-A., Rooke, J., Wallace, R. J., Freeman, T., Snelling, T. J., Watson, M. & Roehe, R. 9 Jan 2018 In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 8, 2642

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
10 Citations

Application of meta-omics techniques to understand greenhouse gas emissions originating from ruminal metabolism

Wallace, R. J., Snelling, T. J., McCartney, C. A., Tapio, I. & Strozzi, F. 16 Jan 2017 In : Genetics Selection Evolution. 49, 9

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
greenhouse gas emissions
rumen fermentation
greenhouse gas


DSM Nutrition Award

Robert John Wallace (Recipient), 2007

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

honors and awards
nutrition research


Yeast as a feed additive that improves health and productivity in ruminants

Ian Edwards (Coordinator), Robert John Wallace (Coordinator), C. Jamie Newbold (Coordinator)

Impact: Economic Impacts