Dr. Shayan Sharif has been appointed as the incoming Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies at the University of Guelph’s Ontario Veterinary College (OVC). Dr. Sharif begins a five-year term on September 1, 2019.
A professor of poultry immunology, Sharif has been Acting-Chair and then Chair of the OVC’s Department of Pathobiology since September 2017 and a professor in the department since 2001. He holds a DVM from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tehran, as well as a PhD in Immunology and Immunogenetics in Pathobiology at OVC. He received a fellowship to conduct his post-doctoral research in Immunology at The John Robarts Institute in London, Ontario.