Joy Kaye

Joy is a molecular biologist at Fera who has a broad range of practical molecular biology skills including real-time PCR, DNA profiling and sequencing.

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  • Area of expertise
    Food Authenticity
  • Years of experience
    20
  • Highest qualification

Joy is a molecular biologist at Fera who has a broad range of practical molecular biology skills including real-time PCR, DNA profiling and sequencing.  She is currently responsible for preparing and testing genetically modified proficiency test materials for the FAPAS international proficiency testing (PT) scheme. This work is carried out under ISO 17043 and aids customers in assuring compliance with GM legislative controls.  Joy is also involved in meat and fish authenticity PTs including halal compliance checks in meat samples.

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Latest Papers and Articles

Hird, H., Lloyd, J., Goodier, R., Brown, J. and Reece, P. (2003)  Detection of peanut using real-time polymerase chain reaction’ European Food Research and Technology.  217:265-268.

Hird, H., Brown, J. & Chisholm, J., The detection of commercial duck species in food using a singleprobe - multiple species specific primer real-time PCR assay. European Food Research and Technology 221:559-563

Hird, H., Hold, G., Chisholm, J., Reece, P., Russell, V., Brown, J., Goodier, R. & Macarthur, R. (2005) Development of a method for the quantification of Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) in commercial products using real-time PCR.  European Food Research and Technology 220:633-637

Macarthur, R., Murray, A.W.A., Allnutt, T.R., Deppe, C., Hird, H., Kerins, G.M., Blackburn, J., Brown, J., Stones, R. & Hugo, S.  (2007) Model for tuning GMO detection in seed and grain. Nat Biotechnol. 25(2):169-70.

Chisholm, J., Sánchez, A., Brown, J. and Hird, H. The development of species-specific real-time PCR assays for the detection of pheasant and quail in food.  Food Analytical Methods published online 9th June 2008.

Hez J. Hird , James Chisholm, Joy Kaye, Alison Colyer, George Hold, Christine M. Conyers, Jaione Irazu Núñez, Roy Macarthur.  Development of real-time PCR assays for the detection of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua), Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) and European plaice (Pleuronectes platessa) in complex food samples. European Food Research and Technology 234:127-136.

CM Conyers, TR Allnutt, HJ Hird, J Kaye, J Chisholm.  Development of a Microsatellite-Based Method for the Differentiation of European Wild Boar (Sus scrofa scrofa) from Domestic Pig Breeds (Sus scrofa domestica) in Food.  J. Agric. Food Chem., 2012, 60 (13), pp 3341–3347 Publication Date (Web): March 12, 2012.

Joy and their team work with customers to deliver the following services within Fera...


Insect Monitoring

Providing you with the information you need to make pest control decisions.

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Soil Health Unit

Health tests, organism monitoring and metal detection for your soil, amongst other services

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Grower support tools

Cutting edge software to help growers optimise their crop yield and health

Learn more

All Crop Health Services
Writing

Latest Papers and Articles

Hird, H., Lloyd, J., Goodier, R., Brown, J. and Reece, P. (2003)  Detection of peanut using real-time polymerase chain reaction’ European Food Research and Technology.  217:265-268.

Hird, H., Brown, J. & Chisholm, J., The detection of commercial duck species in food using a singleprobe - multiple species specific primer real-time PCR assay. European Food Research and Technology 221:559-563

Hird, H., Hold, G., Chisholm, J., Reece, P., Russell, V., Brown, J., Goodier, R. & Macarthur, R. (2005) Development of a method for the quantification of Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) in commercial products using real-time PCR.  European Food Research and Technology 220:633-637

Macarthur, R., Murray, A.W.A., Allnutt, T.R., Deppe, C., Hird, H., Kerins, G.M., Blackburn, J., Brown, J., Stones, R. & Hugo, S.  (2007) Model for tuning GMO detection in seed and grain. Nat Biotechnol. 25(2):169-70.

Chisholm, J., Sánchez, A., Brown, J. and Hird, H. The development of species-specific real-time PCR assays for the detection of pheasant and quail in food.  Food Analytical Methods published online 9th June 2008.

Hez J. Hird , James Chisholm, Joy Kaye, Alison Colyer, George Hold, Christine M. Conyers, Jaione Irazu Núñez, Roy Macarthur.  Development of real-time PCR assays for the detection of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua), Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) and European plaice (Pleuronectes platessa) in complex food samples. European Food Research and Technology 234:127-136.

CM Conyers, TR Allnutt, HJ Hird, J Kaye, J Chisholm.  Development of a Microsatellite-Based Method for the Differentiation of European Wild Boar (Sus scrofa scrofa) from Domestic Pig Breeds (Sus scrofa domestica) in Food.  J. Agric. Food Chem., 2012, 60 (13), pp 3341–3347 Publication Date (Web): March 12, 2012.

Services

Joy and their team work with customers to deliver the following services within Fera...


Insect Monitoring

Providing you with the information you need to make pest control decisions.

Learn more

Soil Health Unit

Health tests, organism monitoring and metal detection for your soil, amongst other services

Learn more

Grower support tools

Cutting edge software to help growers optimise their crop yield and health

Learn more

All Crop Health Services

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