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Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences

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Lynn Weber Professor and Acting Head, Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences

Research Area(s): Effect of environmental influences, primarily toxicants and nutritional factors, on the cardiovascular system


Faculty

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Gregg Adams Professor, Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences

Research Area(s): Reproductive biology


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Barry Blakley Professor, Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences

Research Area(s): Veterinary toxicology


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Al Chicoine Assistant Professor, Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences

Research Area(s): Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics


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Trisha Dowling Professor, Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences

Research Interests: Pharmacokinetics of veterinary drugs


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Maud Ferrari Associate Professor, Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences

Research Area(s): How biotic and abiotic factors (both natural or from anthropogenic origins) affect predator-prey interactions


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John Giesy Professor, Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences

Research Area(s): Environmental toxicology


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Ali Honaramooz Professor, Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences

Research Area(s): Reproductive biology and technology


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David Janz Professor, Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences

Research Area(s): Interactions between physiological control and environmental alteration of developmental and reproductive processes in vertebrates


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Adelaine Leung Assistant Professor, Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences

Research Area(s): Neurobiology, human genetics, molecular biology


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Matthew Loewen Associate Professor, Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences

Research Area(s): Developing an in-depth knowledge of the movement of chloride across cells lining the airway


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Karen Machin Associate Professor, Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences

Research Area(s): Stress physiology and endocrinology in waterfowl and pain and analgesia in non-mammalian species


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Daniel MacPhee Associate Professor, Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences

Research Area(s): Placental development, regulation of uterine function during pregnancy, cell-extracellular environment signalling, stress protein signalling


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Gillian Muir Acting Dean, WCVM | Professor, Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences

Research Area(s): Functional recovery after nervous system injury or disease.


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Dylan Olver Assistant Professor, Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences

Research Area(s): Integrative and interventional physiology, vascular adaptations to environmental stressors (i.e., metabolic derangement, hormonal status, physical inactivity, structured exercise training etc.)


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Jaswant Singh Professor, Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences

Research Area(s): Use of the bovine model of maternal reproductive aging for the study of ovarian function in humans


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Suraj Unniappan Professor, Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences

Research Area(s): Comparative endocrinology, metabolism, growth, reproduction, diabetes, obesity, endocrine disorders


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Lynn Weber Professor and Acting Head, Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences

Research Area(s): Effect of environmental influences, primarily toxicants and nutritional factors, on the cardiovascular system


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Mark Wickstrom Associate Professor, Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences

Research Area(s): Effects of toxins on immune function and DNA integrity in terrestrial wildlife and livestock


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Michael Wu Assistant Professor, Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences

Research Area(s): Environmental Toxicology, Molecular Genetics, Stress Biology, Aging


Staff

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Brent Bobick Anatomy Lab Director, Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences


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Danielle Carriere Lab Technician, Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences


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John Ching Physiology and Histology Lab Co-ordinator, Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences


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Susan Cook WCVM Building Manager | Research Assistant/Technician, Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences


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Elizabeth Doerksen Anatomy Technician, Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences

Research Area(s): Veterinary Biomedical Sciences


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Cheryl Hack Administrative Assistant, Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences


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Maria Jarque Technician, Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences


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Krista Larson Clerical Assistant, Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences


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Cindy Pollard Graduate Programs Co-ordinator, Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences

Research Area(s): Veterinary Biomedical Sciences


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Monica Salles Research Associate, Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences


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Stacy Trainor Clerical Assistant, Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences


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Kim Tran Technician, Endocrine Laboratory, Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences

Research Area(s): Veterinary Biomedical Sciences


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Nicole Wood Physiology/Anatomy Technician, Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences


Professors Emeriti

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Peter Flood Professor Emeritus, Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences


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George Forsyth Professor Emeritus, Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences


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V. Sagar Gupta Professor Emeritus, Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences


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Don Hamilton Professor Emeritus, Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences


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Linda Heibert Professor Emeritus, Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences

Research Area(s): Cardiovascular research


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Norman Rawlings Professor Emeritus, Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences


Adjunct Professors

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Jennifer Adolphe Adjunct Professor, Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences

Research Area(s): Companion animal nutrition


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Muhammad Anzar Adjunct Professor, Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences

Research Area(s): Cryopreservation of mammalian gametes and tissues, and gamete biology


Picture of  Fernanda Caminha Faustino Dias

Fernanda Caminha Faustino Dias Adjunct Professor, Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences

Research Area(s): Reproductive health


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Carl Lessard Adjunct Professor, Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences/Curator for the Canadian Animal Genetic Resource/Research Scientist at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Research Area(s): Animal conservation, genetics, cryopreservation and animal regeneration


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Baljit Singh Adjunct Professor, Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences/ Dean, Faculty of Veterinary Medicince, University of Calgary

Research Area(s): Cell and molecular biology of lung inflammation


Postdoctoral Fellows

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Emilio Velez Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences