Vett Lloyd

Professor, biology

Vett Lloyd

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Dr. Vett Lloyd research interests are in genetics and epigenetics with a focus on epigenetics of cancer, ticks, wolbachia and Lyme disease and Drosophila models of human disease.


B.Sc  University of British Columbia 

Diplome (M.Sc.-equiv.)  University of Geneva   

Ph.D.  University of British Columbia 



 Brown AN, Lloyd VK. (2015) Evidence for horizontal transfer of Wolbachia by a Drosophila mite. Exp Appl Acarol. 2015 Jul;66(3):301-11. doi: 10.1007/s10493-015-9918-z.
 McEachern, LA, NJ Nartlett, VK Lloyd (2014) Endogenously imprinted genes in Drosophila melanogaster. Mol Genet. Genomics. 289(4):653-673
Lefort, N. A. Brown, V. Lloyd, R. Ouellette, M. Touaibia, AS Culf, M. Cuperlovic-Culf (2013) 1H NMR metabolomics analysis of the effect of Dichloroacetate and allopurinol on breast cancers. Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analsis. DOI 10.1016/j.jpba.2013.o8.017.


Steward, E., AE Patterson, T. ONeill, H. Li A. Flewelling, CM Vogels, A. Decken, VK Lloyd, CA Gray, SA Westcott. (2013) Synthesis, characterization and bioactivities of Platinum (II) complexes bearing pyridinecarboxaldimines containing aliphatic groups. Can. J. Chem. 91(2): 1131-136. 

McEachern LA, Lloyd VK. (2012) The maize b1 paramutation control region causes epigenetic silencing in Drosophila melanogaster. Mol Genet Genomics. 287(7):591-606.
N. F. Robichaud, J. Sassine, M. J. Beaton, V.K. Lloyd. (2012) The epigenetic repertoire of Daphnia magna includes modified histones. Genetics Research International 174860.
G. D. Gibson, C. Hart, R. Pierce, and V. Lloyd (2012) Ontogenetic Survey of Histone Modifications in an Annelid. Genetics Research International ; 392903. Epub 2012 Feb 19.
K. D. M. Harris, N. J. Bartlett, and V. K. Lloyd. Daphnia as an Emerging Epigenetic Model Organism (2011) Genetics Research International 2012, Article ID 147892, 8 doi:10.1155/2012/147892
Lori A. McEachern and Vett K. Lloyd (2011) The epigenetics of genomic imprinting In: B. Hallgrímsson and B.K. Hall eds., Epigenetics: Linking Genotype and Phenotype in Development and Evolution.  San Francisco: University of California Press.


Fall 2019  
BIOL 3621- Applied Genetics
BIOL 4903- Current Advances in Biology

Winter 2020

BIOL 1501- Cell Biology
BIOL 3661- Genetic Analysis
BIOL 4903- Current Advances in Biology