CFI-JELF Infrastructure Grant

Posted March 20, 2017 by Stefan We are one of  six U of G research projects that are funded by the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) through the John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF). We will receive $74,135 for infrastructure to investigate adaptive immune responses in animals. Thank you to the Department of Pathobiology and […]

Dog Jog

Posted March 19, 2017 by Stefan Last weekend, Dorothee Bienzle and myself joined the 7th Annual OTS Dog Jog in the Guelph Arboretum. More than $11,000 were raised in support of Pet Trust. A big thank you to the OVC veterinary students for putting on this event, to Loka & KC for dragging us around […]

Mei successful at 3MT

Posted March 3, 2017 by Stefan 2017 OVC 3MT College Heat. Present your research to a lay audience in 3 minutes using a single, static slide, no props, no animation. Mei won and will represent OVC at the University Final. Congrats Mei! Mei in the OVC Bulletin.

Lab outing

After escaping the escape room and setting a negative record score at the local bowling alley, we stepped up the intensity level for our next lab outing. Mei had offered to take us along for her weekly fencing practice. After an intro on technique and etiquette, we got to gear up and take a stab at […]

Lucas Down Under

Congratulations to Lucas for being accepted to dental school in Australia. Lucas successfully completed his Master of Biomedical Sciences investigating the utility of the immunoglobulin heavy chain kappa (IGK) locus for clonality testing in dogs. All the best Lucas!

CORE poster presentations

Congratulations to Akash and Elizabeth! They won 1st and 2nd place in the Summer Career Opportunities and Research Experience Program (CORE) poster presentation on Friday.

Clonality testing review published in Veterinary Pathology

A review on clonality testing in veterinary medicine was published in the current issue of Veterinary Pathology. This manuscript is a joint project with Peter Moore and William Vernau from the University of California, Davis and highlights the principles, potential and pitfalls of clonality testing in veterinary medicine. Peter and Bill were the first to […]

Mei receives NSERC scholarship

Mei received a NSERC scholarship (Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master’s Program – CGS M). The objective of the CGS M Program is to help develop research skills and assist in the training of highly qualified personnel by supporting students who demonstrate a high standard of achievement in undergraduate and early graduate studies. Congratulations Mei for receiving this […]

Elizabeth accepted to vet school

Elizabeth was accepted to vet school (Ontario Veterinary College, Guelph) starting fall 2016. Congratulations Elizabeth! We are happy you’ll be sticking around.