Dr. Victoria Smyth

Dr. Victoria Smyth is presently a Senior Scientist at the Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute in Belfast, managing the Avian Virology Unit and the Cell Culture Group at the Veterinary Sciences Division of AFBI, previously known as the Stormont Laboratories. Dr. Smyth graduated from the Queen’s University of Belfast, UK, with a first class honours degree […]

PHRN Prof Neethirajan speaks at the Royal Canadian Institute for the Advancement of Science

Dr. Suresh Neethirajan, Director of the BioNano Lab and an Assistant Professor in the School of Engineering was an invited speaker at the prestigious Royal Canadian Institute (RCI) for the Advancement of Science on February 4, 2016 at the Noel Ryan Auditorium, Mississauga. RCI is Canada’s oldest continuously functioning scientific society founded by Sir Sandford […]

Dr. Durda Slavic

(DVM, MSc, PhD) Dr. Slavic completed her DVM at the University of Zagreb in Croatia and went on to complete a MSc and PhD at the Ontario Veterinary College. She works primarily in veterinary bacteriology and is also involved with Salmonella testing for export purposes and Brachyspira in poultry. Dr. Slavic became interested in poultry health through collaborations […]

Dr. Davor Ojkic

(DVM, MSc, PhD) Dr. Ojkic completed his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Zagreb in Croatia and then worked in swine practice. He went on to complete an MSc at Brock University followed by a PhD at the University of Guelph. He currently works at the University of Guelph as Virologist and Immunologist and […]

Dr. Suresh Neethirajan

(PhD) Dr. Suresh Neethirajan is currently a registered Professional Engineer with the province of Ontario, and an Assistant Professor in the Biological & Biomedical Engineering program of the University of Guelph and serving as the Director of the BioNano Laboratory. He joined the University of Guelph in 2011 after working as a Research Engineer at […]

Dr. Emily A. K. Martin

(DVM, MSc, Diplomate ACPV) Dr. Martin obtained her DVM at the Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph. Immediately after completing her DVM she enrolled in an MSc program in the department of Pathobiology, University of Guelph under the supervision of Dr. D. Bruce Hunter. The focus of her MSc project was “E. coli in Tom […]

Dr. Gordon Kirby

Dr. Kirby is the Associate Dean Research and Innovation-OVC. He is interested in developing diagnostic tests for detection of poultry respiratory viruses. Molecular diagnostics and early biomarkers of disease Regulation of expression of drug metabolizing enzymes Functional significance of altered expression of drug metabolizing enzymes during cellular injury   | OVC Faculty Profile |

Dr. Robert Jacobs

(BSc, DVM, PhD) Dr. Jacobs obtained his BSc at the University of Toronto, and his DVM as well as his PhD at the University of Guelph. He is Board Certified by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists. His research interests include many fields including: hereditary nephritis, retroviral infections in cattle, hematology and biochemistry of domestic […]

Dr. Hugh Cai

DVM, MSc, DVSc Dr. Cai received his veterinary degree from China and worked with large animals. He then completed a MSc in microbiology at the University of Ottawa and a DVSc in animal infectious diseases at the Ontario Veterinary College. He currently works in the Animal Health Laboratory at the University of Guelph as a microbiologist. […]

Dr. Marina Brash

DVM, DVSc, Diplomate ACVP Following graduation from the Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph, Dr. Brash spent 5 years in a mixed animal practice in mid-western Ontario and then returned to the department of Pathology at the OVC for post-graduate studies. Subsequent to the completion of a DVSC in Anatomic Pathology, Dr. Brash accepted a […]