- Graduate Coordinator
- Graduate Studies Committee
- Graduate Secretary - Admissions
- Field of Study
- Graduate Space
- More information
Graduate Studies Committee
- Patrick Boerlin (Graduate Coordinator)
- John Lumsden (Department Chair)
- Janet MacInnes (to be contacted in the absence of the Graduate Coordinator)
- Claire Jardine
- Jeff Caswell
- Ryan Horricks (Graduate Student representative)
- Donna Kangas (Graduate Program Assistant)
Graduate Program Assistant - Admissions
Donna Kangas (Population Medicine Building, Bldg 174 (formerly the Clinical Research Building), Ext. 54725, firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more graduate information please go to the Shared Administrative Services website http://ovc.uoguelph.ca/sas.
- Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
- Information on how best to apply to Graduate Studies in Pathobiology
- Pathobiology Graduate Student Handbook
- International Student Handbook (UG Student Life)
- Departmental Forms for Graduate Examinations
For more information from Graduate Program Services, Shared Administrative Services:
- Email inquiries to Donna Kangas, Graduate Program Assistant, at email@example.com
- How to apply
- Instructions from Graduate Program Services on how to Apply
Fields of Study
The Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Immunology and the Department of Pathology merged into the new Department of Pathobiology on May 1, 1996. The new combined graduate training program in Veterinary Immunology, Microbiology, Parasitology and Pathology accomodates and integrates the established programs. Graduate students enrolled before Spring 1996 will continue in their programs according to the guidelines of their former departments.
There are four graduate degree programs. The department offers programs of study leading to MSc and PhD degrees and a Graduate Diploma. The department also participates in the inter-departmental Doctor of Veterinary Science (DVSc) program, and in the OVC Master of Public Health (MPH) program.
The Department of Pathobiology provides graduate programs in the following fields (alphabetical list):
- Avian: Dale Smith, Leonardo Susta, Nicole Nemeth
- Fish: John Lumsden
- Laboratory Animal Science: Pat Turner
- Zoo animal/wildlife pathology: Dale Smith, Claire Jardine, Nicole Nemeth
- Immunology: Bonnie Mallard, Shayan Sharif, Byram Bridle
- Anatomic pathology: Jeff Caswell, Rob Foster, Stefan Keller, Brandon Lillie, Brandon Plattner, Leonardo Susta, Geoff Wood
- Clinical pathology: Dorothee Bienzle, Robert Jacobs, Darren Wood
Veterinary Infectious Diseases
- Bacteriology: Patrick Boerlin, Janet MacInnes, Scott Weese
- Parasitology: John Barta, Andrew Peregrine
- Virology: Eva Nagy, Sarah Wootton, Byram Bridle
The DVSc is offered in applied areas of microbiology, immunology or pathology. The diploma program is offered in applied areas of pathology.
Assignment of Space: Administrative Assistant only Office space to Graduate students is provided by the Department but space is limited # of students per office: 4 Larger offices: 8, 12 & 21 Use of Space: Space is designed for quiet academic activity (please socialize elsewhere) Students will be grouped according to similar disciplines and location of Advisor.