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 at the WCVM, University of Saskatchewan. He is a board certified poultry veterinarian at the American College of Poultry Veterinarians. More recently, he has been involved with development and delivery of immunotherapeutics to poultry as alternatives to antibiotics specially to control yolk sac infections in the broiler chicken industry and vaccine development work for Inclusion body hepatitis, infectious bursal disease and emerging reovirus infections.

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