Mentors for The University of Calgary, Calgary AB

In addition to doing one of the projects listed below in a veterinary research lab you will also spend a day at the Spy Hill campus where there is a wide range of large and small animals. You will experience first hand what veterinarians do.

We will try and match each student’s preference but this is not always possible. The sooner you apply the better chance you have of getting your research preference. Applicants must be prepared to work in any laboratory and University that they are assigned to.

Dr. Nathan Peters
Research Area: Investigating early interactions between mammalian immune cells and Leishmania parasites

Dr. Karen Liljebjelke, Professor

Research Area: Antimicrobial resistance assays on food borne bacteria, through the lens of food safety

Drs. Claire Windeyer, Cathy Wagg, and Ed Pajor (mentor team)

Research Area: Beef calf health and hematology. 

Dr. John Gilleard
Research Area: Drug resistance in parasites

Dr. Jean-Yin Tan

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