Pathobiology News

New DVSc Position Available in Anatomic Pathology for May or September 2019

Posted September 26, 2018

The Department of Pathobiology has a position avialable for the DVSc in Anatomic Pathology to start in May or September 2019.

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Drs Byram Bridle and Sarah Wootton receive grants from the Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute and CHIR

Posted September 24, 2018

Dr. Byram Bridle received an Innovation Grant worth $200,000 over two years, which is jointly funded by the Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute and CIHR (Institute of Cancer Research).

Betty-Anne McBey receive an Award for Excellence in Wellness and Safety

Posted September 20, 2018

Betty-Anne McBey (left)  with Dr. Franco Vaccarino (right) U of G President and Vice-Chancellor Betty-Anne McBey, a technician in the Department of Pathobiology, received the Award for Excellence in Wellness, Health and Safety. McBey has spent more than 25 years
ensuring the safety and operations of the department’s research and teaching labs.

Pathobiology congratulates the new ACVP diplomates

Posted September 19, 2018

Pathobiology congratulates the new ACVP diplomates in Anatomic Pathology (Amanda Mansz, Courtney Schott, Emma Borkowski, Rebecca Egan and  Russell Fraser) and Clinical Pathology (Karlee Craig and William Gow). Seven new diplomates in one year is an outstanding result, and the department is very proud of their accomplishments. (pictured below)


Congrats Dr. Doug Campbell on his retirement.

Posted September 15, 2018

Congrats Doug Campbell on his retirement. A huge turn out reflects the quality of the man and the impact he’s had on the department, CWHC, and wildlife pathology in Canada.


Dr. Dale Smith named Emerita at U of G Convocation

Posted August 24, 2018

Dr. Dale Smith, in the Ontario Veterinary College’s Department of Pathobiology, was named University Professor Emerita at the University of Guelph Convocation ceremonies in June.

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Dr. Carlton Gyles Honoured Nationally for Outstanding Contributions to Veterinary Profession

Posted July 6, 2018

Ontario Veterinary College professor Carlton Gyles is being honoured with a Life Membership to the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) for his significant contributions to the CVMA and veterinary profession worldwide. 

Canine researchers team up for DOGBONe

Posted May 29, 2018

Bone cancer (osteosarcoma) is a particularly aggressive disease in dogs – one that has limited treatment options and is almost always fatal. Worse, the current standard method of determining how badly the cancer will behave, tumour grading, can be unreliable and offers little information about the dog’s prognosis.

Learn how to protect yourself and your pets from ticks

Posted May 23, 2018

“While tick activity varies by species and life stage, spring and fall are when you generally see peaks in blacklegged tick activity and when the risk of tick bites is high for dogs and people,” says Dr. Katie Clow, DVM and post-doctoral fellow in Dr. Scott Weese’s lab at the University of Guelph’s Ontario Veterinary College (OVC).

Public can help track wildlife health with online tool

Posted May 7, 2018

A new wildlife health tracking website developed by the Canadian Wildlife Health Cooperative at the University of Guelph is getting the public involved in tracking wildlife health.