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STUDENTS  ::  Studying Microbiology in Canada

Studying Microbiology in Canada

University of Saskatchewan

Department Department of Veterinary Microbiology


The Department of Veterinary Microbiology at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine offers graduate studies programs leading to MSc and PhD degrees. The department currently has eleven faculty members who teach undergraduate and graduate courses, have active research programs and have varying levels of other assigned academic duties. Our departmental faculty are recognized both nationally and internationally for their expertise in bacteriology, epidemiology, immunology, parasitology, virology, and molecular biology.

List of Faculty Jeffrey Chen - Mycobacterial virulence factors, TB host-pathogen interactions and aerobiology, Anti-TB vaccines and therapies, Animal models of TB

John Ellis - Virology

Darryl Falzarano - Development of animal models and vaccines for emerging viruses, Structure-based coronavirus vaccine design

Volker Gerdts - Immunology

Philip Griebel - Mucosal immunology, Neonatal immunity, Development of animal models andand research tools to analyze immune evasion

Janet Hill - Microbial ecology

Emily Jenkins - Parasitology

Uladzimir Karniychuk - Emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases

Wolfgang Koester - Bacterial pathogens in animals, food and water safety, virulence mechanisms of pathogenic bacteria and host-pathogen interactions

Qiang Liu - Virology, virus-host interactions, signal transduction, regulation of gene transcription, translational control, post-translational modification

Vikram Misra - Virology

Jose Perez-Casal - Mycoplasma diseases in cattle and bison, Mycoplasma bovis experimental challenge models, Contagious Bovine Pleuropneumonia Novel vaccine development

Andrew Potter - Immunology

Joseph Rubin - Bacteriology

Tony Ruzzini - Microbe-host interactions: molecules in symbiosis and pathogenesis, Plasmid-encoded biosynthetic gene clusters, bacterially produced small molecules

Craig Stephen - Wildlife Health

Suresh Tikoo - Molecular virology, Viral pathogenesis, Virus-host interactions, Vaccinology, Mucosal immunization, Viral vectors, Dendritic cell vaccines

Maarten J. Voordouw - Ecology of ticks and tick-borne diseases in Canada

Heather Wilson - Mucosal immunology, neonatal vaccinology, swine immunology, and elucidating mechanism of adjuvant signalling

Yan Zho - Molecular biology, pathogenesis and vaccine development of influenza virus

Admissions and Enquiries Linda Nemeth
Graduate Programs Coordinator
Department of Veterinary Microbiology
Western College of Veterinary Medicine
52 Campus Drive
Saskatoon SK S7N 5B4

Phone: (306) 966-7210
Fax: (306) 966-7244
Email: linda.nemeth@usask.ca

Web: http://wcvm.usask.ca/departments/vet-micro.php

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