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Brandon Lillie

Department Chair   |   Associate Professor   |   DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVP

Research Interests

  • Genetics of disease
  • Innate disease resistance in production animals
  • Collagenous lectins, peptidoglycan recognition proteins, and other pattern recognition molecules
  • Equine reproductive failure (spontaneous and EHV-associated)
  • Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Virus control in livestock - a One Health approach to controlling human and animal diseases

Research Interests

OTHER LAB PERSONNEL

Dr. Jutta Hammermueller: BSc, PhD - Research Technician

Dr. Vahab Farzan: DVM, MSc, PhD - Research Associate

Dr. Russel Fraser: BSc, DVM, MSc, PhD  - Post-Doc

Bailey Fuller: BSc (INC), DVM student (class of 2022) - Undergraduate Research Student.

Angela Tiessen: BSc, DVM student (class of 2020) - Undergraduate Research Student

 

 

 

FORMER GRADUATE STUDENTS:

  • Russel Fraser, BSc.H (Guelph), DVM (Guelph), MSc (Edinburgh), PhD - GRADUATED  S'18
    • Investigation of Genetic Variation in the Collagenous Lectins of Livestock with and without Infectious Diseases
  • Margaret Ainslie-Garcia, BSc.H (Guelph). MSc - GRADUATED  W’17
    • An epidemiological study of the effect of diet and innate immune genotype on Salmonella shedding and colonization in pigs
  • Kristin Wythe, BSc.H (Guelph). MBS - GRADUATED  S’16
    • Discovery of genetic variants in equine peptidoglycan recognition proteins using a targeted next generation sequencing approach
  • Abqara Abida, BSc (University of Sindh), MSc (University of Sindh). MBS - GRADUATED S’15
    • Expression of peptidoglycan recognition proteins (PGLYRP-1 and PGLYRP-2) in male and female porcine tissue
  • Heindrich Snyman, BVSc (University of Pretoria). DVSc - GRADUATED F’13
    • Constitutive variation in hepatic expression of porcine innate immune genes associated with novel promoter polymorphisms
  • Ola Sawicka, BSc (Guelph). MBS - GRADUATED S’13
    • Discovery of single and interaction effects for novel innate immune single nucleotide polymorphisms in swine
  • Iga Stasiak BSc (Windsor), DVM (Guelph). DVSc - GRADUATED F’12
    • The role of hepcidin in regulation of iron balance in bats.
  • David Balogh, BSc.H (Guelph). MBS - GRADUATED S’12
    • Promoter region single nucleotide polymorphisms and variable expression of the peptidoglycan recognition protein 1 and 2 genes in pigs.

Teaching

Undergraduate

  • TOX*4100 Toxicological Pathology
  • VETM*4490 Systems Pathology
  • VETM*4620/4680/4940/4720 Health Management: Anatomic Pathology rotation

Graduate

  • BIOM*6800 Gene Expression in Health and Disease 
  • PABI*6104 Mechanisms of Disease: Course Co-Coordinator
  • PABI*6080 Diagnostic Pathology I
  • PABI*6090 Diagnostic Pathology II
  • PABI*6091 Diagnostic Pathology III

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Selected Publications

NCBI/PUBMED BIBLIOGRAPHY

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