Dr. Amirul Mallick

Dr. Amirul Islam Mallick is a clinical veterinarian and Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Biological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research-Kolkata, India. Dr. Mallick received his post- doctoral training at Dept of Pathobiology, Ontario Veterinary College, (2008-2010) and University of Toronto ON, Canada (2010-2014) . He is a recipient of Canadian Breast […]

Coccidiosis: Management and Control (Dr. J. Barta laboratory)

Dr. John Barta’s laboratory at the University of Guelph is actively engaged in Coccidiosis research. Below are the links highlighting important research projects that help educate and understand about this economically important poultry disease.       Managing coccidiosis in poultry flock Cost of Coccidiosis Fostering proactive coccidiosis control management in the poultry industry…   […]

Dr. Leonardo Susta

After earning his veterinary degree, Dr. Susta spent the last 7 years working on high-consequence poultry diseases at the University of Georgia, where he earned his doctorate, and at the Southeast Poultry Research Laboratory (USDA-ARS), where he worked for two and a half years as research associate. Dr. Susta has worked extensively on molecular characterization […]

Dr. Shayan Sharif

(DVM, PhD) Dr. Shayan Sharif earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tehran. Dr. Sharif became interested in immunogenetics (especially poultry immunogenetics) while preparing his DVM thesis, which was entitled “Immunological aspects of Marek’s disease in chickens”. Following his graduation, Dr. Sharif practised for close to two […]

Dr. John Prescott

(MA, VetMB, PhD) Dr. Prescott obtained a VetMB as well as a PhD from the University of Cambridge in England. He has worked since then at the Ontario Veterinary College as a bacteriologist. He is currently researching Clostridium perfringens, the cause of necrotic enteritis in broilers. In an effort to understand immunity to this infection, important […]

Dr. Éva Nagy

(DVM, PhD, DSc) Dr. Nagy received her DVM, PhD, and DSc in Budapest, and was the first female veterinarian to be elected to the Hungary Academy of Sciences. Her first introduction to poultry health came from following her father, also a veterinarian, when he worked. Her first summer job consisted of vaccinating chickens against Newcastle disease. […]

Dr. Ravi Kulkarni

Dr. Kulkarni obtained his BVSc (Eqv. DVM) and Masters in Veterinary Parasitology and Immunology from Indian Veterinary Research Institute. Subsequent to working in the pharmaceutical industry (Drug Discovery, Torrent Research Center) for a few years in India, he joined University of Guelph for his PhD. During his doctoral studies, he worked in the area of […]

Dr. Susantha Gomis

Gomis is a professor at the Department of Veterinary Pathology, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan and has been active in the area of poultry vaccine development and disease pathogenesis. He earned his BVSc at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Sri Lanka, MVetSc and PhD degrees in veterinary diagnostic pathology and veterinary immunopathology […]

Dr. Arshud Dar

Arshud  Dar joined VIDO-InterVac as a Research Scientist in 2002.  He completed his doctoral degree in veterinary virology from the University of Minnesota, USA.  Professionally, Dr. Dr. Dar is a veterinarian and has worked as a researcher in number of leading national and international veterinary research institutions including the Institute of Biotechnology, George August University, […]

Dr. Faizal Careem

Dr. Careem completed his BVSc (Hons) degree at the Peradeniya University, Sri Lanka in 1991 and MVM degree from the University of Glasgow Veterinary School, UK in 1995. He obtained his PhD degree, in the field of host-viral interactions relevant to Marek’s disease virus infection, at the Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph in 2008. […]

Dr. John Barta

Dr. Barta’s is a parasitologist whose main area of expertise is coccidiosis in chickens Dr Barta and his graduate students are interested in protozoan parasites of the phylum Apicomplexa. These parasites are cosmopolitan in their range of hosts infected and geographic distribution. Some are the causative agents of major diseases of humans (malaria in otherwise […]