RESEARCHERS OF THE CRIPA

List of regular members

47

Levon Abrahamyan

Denis Archambault

Marie Archambault

Julie Arsenault

Neda Barjesteh

Francis Beaudry

Nancy Beauregard

Nadia Bergeron (Agrinova)

Marie-Odile Benoit-Biancamano

Martine Boulianne

Steve Bourgault

Hélène Carabin

Steve Charette

Younès Chorfi

Marcio Costa

Sylvie D'Allaire

France Daigle

Charles Dozois

Daniel J. Dubreuil

Caroline Duchaine

John M. Fairbrother

Sébastien Faucher

Christopher Fernandez-Prada

Michel Frenette​

Carl A. Gagnon

Marie-Lou Gaucher

Saji George

Lawrence Goodridge

Marcelo Gottschalk

Daniel Grenier

Frédéric Guay

Mohammad-Ali Jenabian

Yvan L'Homme

Marie-Ève Lambert

Marie-Pierre Létourneau-Montminy

François Malouin

Mircea-Alexandru Mateescu

Martin Olivier

Jean-Philippe Rocheleau

Jennifer Ronholm

René Roy

Mariela Segura

Alexandre Thibodeau

Paul Thomassin

Jean-Pierre Vaillancourt

Étienne Yergeau

Xin Zhao

List of associated members

11

Mylène Blais

Julie Brassard

Martine Denicourt

Christian Klopfenstein

Martin Lessard

François Meurens

Éric Nadeau

Dominic Poulin-Laprade

Manon Racicot

Guylaine Talbot

Marie-Rose Van Calsteren

Below are listed, each member porfil and address. The picture is hyperlinked to their PUBMED search and their name is hyperlinked to their professional website. The institution name is hyperlinked to their e-mail.

Research focus: Molecular veterinary virology. interactions host-virus, evolution of viruses, development of new antiviral strategies and vaccines.

Contact:
Département de pathologie et microbiologie
Faculté de médecine vétérinaire Université de Montréal
3200, rue Sicotte
Saint-Hyacinthe (Québec) J2S 2M2   

Phone: (450) 773-8521 #29536 

Research focus: Molecular biology of RNA viruses: gene function and expression, vaccine development apoptosis. Projects on Arteriviruses, rotaviruses and retroviruses.

Contact:
Département des sciences biologiques - Local SB-R860
Université du Québec à Montréal
Case postale 8888
Succursale Centre-ville
Montréal (Québec) H3C 3P8
Phone: (514) 987-3000 # 4622
Fax: (514) 987-4647

Research focus: Bacterial antibioresistance. Alternatives to the use of antibiotics.

 

Contact:
Département de pathologie et microbiologie
Faculté de médecine vétérinaire Université de Montréal
3200, rue Sicotte
Saint-Hyacinthe (Québec) J2S 2M2   

Phone: (450) 773-8521 # 8679

 

 

Research focus: Epidemiology, spatial analysis, risk factors.

 

Contact:
Département de pathologie et microbiologie
Faculté de médecine vétérinaire Université de Montréal
3200, rue Sicotte
Saint-Hyacinthe (Québec) J2S 2M2   

Phone: (450) 773-8521 # 86040

Research focus: Avian immunology, viral infections, vaccines.

Contact:

Département de pathologie et microbiologie

Faculté de médecine vétérinaire, Université de Montréal

3200 Sicotte, 

St-Hyacinthe, J2S 2M2  (Québec) Canada

Phone: (450) 773-8521 # 33191

Research focus: 

  • Mass Spectrometry (HPLC-MS/MS, MALDI-TOF)

  • Pharmacologic toxicology, pharmacocinetic and metabolism of drugs, development of bio-informatic tools and organic synthesis of active compounds for animal health.

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Contact:
Département de biomédecine vétérinaire
Faculté de médecine vétérinaire Université de Montréal
3200, rue Sicotte
Saint-Hyacinthe (Québec) J2S 2M2   

Phone: (450) 773-8521 #8647

Research focus:

  • conditions for the emergence of healthy and learning environments favorable to the health and safety of agricultural work;  

  • co-occurence of multiple occupational health and safety indicators (eg, mental and physical health, safe work practices) among farm worker populations.

MYRIAGONE - research Chair of McConnell-Université de Montréal - youth knowledge mobilization, cochair

 

 

Contact:
École de relations industrielles
Université de Montréal
3150, rue Jean-Brillant

Montréal (Québec) H3T 1N8 Canada

Phone: (514) 343-2484

Research focus: Pharmacological toxicology, juvenile animals, histopathology.

 

Contact:
Département de pathologie et microbiologie
Faculté de médecine vétérinaire Université de Montréal
3200, rue Sicotte
Saint-Hyacinthe (Québec) J2S 2M2   

Phone: (450) 773-8521 #8283 

Scientist |

Research focus: Swine health

Research focus: swine immunology, antiinflammatory properties of the lactoserum, intestinal microbiota, animal microbiology.

 

Contact:

Center of Sherbrooke

Agriculture and Agrifood Canada

2000, rue Collège
Sherbrooke (Quebec) J1M 0C8 Canada

Phone: (819) 565-9174   

Research focus: Flock management in Québec.

 

Contact:
Département de sciences cliniques

Pavillon de santé publique vétérinaire, room 1101-3

Faculté de Médecine vétérinaire

Université de Montréal

3190, rue Sicotte
Saint-Hyacinthe (Québec) J2S 2M2   

Phone: (450) 773-8521 #8470 

Research focus: Biochemistry, amyloid fiber, biophysic, nanovaccines anti-influenza.

 

Research Chair of Canada : chemistry of biological Nano-structures

 

Contact:
Département de Chimie 
Université du Québec à Montréal
Case postale 8888
Succursale Centre-ville
Montréal (Québec) H3C 3P8
Phone: (514) 987-3000

Research focus: Determine origine of pathogenic viruses presenting risks for humans in the food chain et in their environment, evaluation of the survival and persistence profiles of these viruses, development of control strategies from farm to table, study model and surrogate viruses and of potential viral indicators.

Contact:
Food Safety
Agriculture and Agrofood Canada
3600, boul. Casavant Ouest
Saint-Hyacinthe (Québec) J2S 8E3
Phone:  (450) 768-3233
Fax: (450) 773-8461

Research focus: Epidemiology, Public health, Zoonoses, Parasitology

India, Burkina-Faso, The United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, USA, Canada

Research Chair of Canada Epidemiology of parasitic zoonosis

Contact:

Faculté de médecine vétérinaire - Département de pathologie et microbiologie

Université de Montréal

3190 Sicotte

St-Hyacinthe (Québec) J2S 2M2 

Phone: (514) 343-6111 # 8569

Research focus: Study of Host-Pathogen interactions and bacterial virulence by using the amoeba as alternative host. Bacterial genomic.

 

Contact:

Institut de Biologie Intégrative et des Systèmes (IBIS)

Université Laval

Pavillon Charles-Eugène-Marchand

1030, avenue de la MédecineQuébec (Québec) G1V 0A6

Phone: (418) 656-2131 # 6914

Fax: (418) 656-7176

Research focus: Biomarkers of animal exposure to mycotoxins. minimize the impact of mycotoxins son animal health. Deveopp better nutrition to improve animal health.

 

Contact:
Département de sciences cliniques
Faculté de médecine vétérinaire
Université de Montréal
3200, rue Sicotte
Saint-Hyacinthe (Québec) J2S 2M2

Phone: (450) 773-8521, # 8299

Research focus: Animal microbiota and its impact on antimicrobial resistance and on animal health.

 

Contact:

Département de biomédecine

Faculté de médecine vétérinaire

3200, rue Sicotte - aile A, local 3980

St-Hyacinthe, Qc, J2S 2M2

Phone: (514) 343-6111 ext 37397

Research focus: Epidemiology of diseases and husbandry practices of porcine production.

Contact:
Département de sciences cliniques
Faculté de médecine vétérinaire Université de Montréal
3200, rue Sicotte
Saint-Hyacinthe (Québec) J2S 2M2   

Phone: (450) 773-8521 #8473 

Research focus: Study of virulence factors of Salmonella : identification and characterization of in vivo expressed genes.

 

Contact:

Pavillon Roger Gaudry Montréal

Département de microbiologie, infectiologie et immunologie, Faculté de médecine

Université de Montréal

C.P. 6128, Succursale Centre-VilleMontréal (Québec) H3C 3J7

Phone: (514) 343-7396

Research focus: PRRS virus, animal euthanasia.

 

Contact:
Département de sciences cliniques
Pavillon Dessaules - 3030 Dessaules local 136

Faculté de médecine vétérinaire Université de Montréal
3200, rue Sicotte
Saint-Hyacinthe (Québec) J2S 2M2   

Phone: (450) 773-8521 #8482 

Research focus: Identification and characterization of bacterial genes expressed during infection. Escherichia colivirulence mechanisms and host response to infections.

 

Contact:

Institut national de la recherche scientifique

Institut Armand-Frappier

531 boul. des Prairies

Laval (Québec) H7V 1B7

Phone: (450) 687-5010 # 4221

Fax: (450) 686-5501

Research focus: Purification and biochemical characterization of bacterial virulence factors. Biological and molecular studies of bacterial protein toxins.

 

Contact:
Département de pathologie et microbiologie
Faculté de médecine vétérinaire Université de Montréal
3200, rue Sicotte
Saint-Hyacinthe (Québec) J2S 2M2   

Phone: (450) 773-8521 #8433 

Research focus: Bioaerosols, the air quality of various working environment and the respiratory health of the workers and animals. Using tools of molecular biology, we have been able to characterize the microbial flora (culturable and non culturable bacteria, human pathogens, antibiotic resistant genes) present in bioaerosols of pig farms. We were the first to show the presence of Archaea in the bioaerosols of pig farms.

 

Contact:

Centre de recherche IUCPQ
(Hôpital Laval)
2725, Chemin Sainte-Foy
Québec (Québec) G1V 4G5
Phone: (418) 656-8711 # 5837
Fax: (418) 656-4509

Research focus: Characterization of pathogenic E. coli associated with the postweaning period in pigs and of attaching and effacing E. coli (AEEC).  Study of bacteria-host interactions. Diagnosis and monitoring of colibacillosis.

OIE Reference Laboratory for Escherichia coli. 

Contact:
Département de pathologie et microbiologie
Faculté de médecine vétérinaire Université de Montréal
3200, rue Sicotte
Saint-Hyacinthe (Québec) J2S 2M2   

Phone: (450) 773-8521 #8234 

Research focus: Survival of pathogens in water, Persistence, Host-pathogen interaction, Transcriptomic, Regulation by small regulatory RNAs (sRNAs).

Contact:

Department of Natural Resource Sciences

McGill University

21,111 Lakeshore Rd.

Ste-Anne de Bellevue (Québec)H9X 3V9

Phone: (514) 398-7886

Research focus: Animal parasitology.

 

Contact: 

Département de pathologie et microbiologie

Faculté de médecine vétérinaire

3200, rue Sicotte - aile A, local 3119-4

St-Hyacinthe, QC, J2S 2M2

Phone: (514) 343-6111 ext 32802

Research focus: Study of host-pathogene relation and bacterial virulence.

 

Contact:

Département de biochimie, de microbiologie et de bio-informatique

1766, pavillon de Médecine dentaire -GREB
Québec (Québec) G1V 0A6

Phone: (418) 656-2131 # 5502
Fax: (418) 656-2861

 

Research focus: Function of the structural proteins of the porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) concerning the viral pathogenesis and the induction of protective immunity. In vitro and in vivo studies the new genotypes of the porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2).

Contact:
Département de pathologie et microbiologie
Faculté de médecine vétérinaire Université de Montréal
3200, rue Sicotte
Saint-Hyacinthe (Québec) J2S 2M2   

Phone: (450) 773-8521 #8681 

Research focus: Vaccine developpment agianst C. perfringens, the agent of Necrotic enteritis in poultry.

Contact:
Département de pathologie et microbiologie
Faculté de médecine vétérinaire Université de Montréal
3200, rue Sicotte
Saint-Hyacinthe (Québec) J2S 2M2   

Phone: (450) 773-8521 #0097

Research focus: the implications and application of nanotechnology with the ultimate goal of developing sustainable nanotechnology applications for food safety and security.

Canada Research Chair in Sustainable Nanotechnology for Food and Agriculture

 

Contact:

Faculty of Agrculture and Environemental Sciences - Department of Food Science and Agricultural Chemistry

Macdonald Campus, McGill University

21,111 Lakeshore

Ste Anne de Bellevue (Quebec) H9X 3V9 

Phone: (514) 398-7920 

Research focus: the use of bacteriophages to control the growth of foodborne pathogens, and in development of rapid tests to detect foodborne and waterborne pathogens with an emphasis on Escherichia coli O157:H7, Salmonella spp, and Listeria monocytogenes, foodborne viruses. Novel molecular methods to track the presence of fecal contamination in food and water. Tracking the sources of foodborne bacterial pathogens in the environment and food processing plants, as a way to mitigate bacterial contamination.

 

Ian and Jayne Munro Chair in Food Safety

Contact:

Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Macdonald Campus, McGill University
21,111 Lakeshore Road
Ste-Anne de Bellevue (Québec)
H9X 3V9 Canada

Research focus: Investigation of the pathogenesis of meningitis caused by Streptococcus and H. parasuis. Development of diagnostic methods for infectious diseases of swine. Streptococcus suis: characterization of virulence factors; investigation of the pathogenesis of infection and study of the interactions between bacteria and host phagocytic and non-phagocytic cells (epithelial and endothelial cells); study of strategies to curb infection and investigation of the inflammatory response (cytokines). Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae: antigenic characterization; development of immunological and molecular methods for diagnosing asymptomatic carrier animals. Haemophilus parasuis: study of virulence factors and investigation of the pathogenesis of infection, more specifically on meningitis.

Reference Laboratory for Streptococcus suis

Contact:
Département de pathologie et microbiologie
Faculté de médecine vétérinaire Université de Montréal
3200, rue Sicotte
Saint-Hyacinthe (Québec) J2S 2M2   

Phone: (450) 773-8521 #8374 

Research focus: Biofilm, mouth microbiology, periodontics diseases, infection control.

Contact:

Groupe de recherche en écologie buccale

Faculté de médecine dentaire

Université Laval

Pavillon de médecine dentaire, Local 1752

Québec (Québec) G1K 7P4

Phone: (418) 656-7341

Fax: (418) 656-2861

Research focus: Animal health and nutrition, meat-safety.

 

Contact:

Faculté des Sciences de l'agriculture et de l'alimentation

Université Laval
Pavillon Paul-Comtois - Local 4201
2425, rue de l'Agriculture
Québec (Québec) G1V 0A6

Phone: (418) 656-2131 # 3992  

 

Research focus: Molecular analysis of E. coli virulence factors. Virulence gene regulation of pathogenic E. coli. Virulome determination of Attaching and Effacing (AEEC). E. coli sub-unit vaccines. S. suis recombinant sub-unit vaccines and attenuated vectors. DNA chips in diagnostic.

Contact:
Département de pathologie et microbiologie
Faculté de médecine vétérinaire Université de Montréal
3200, rue Sicotte
Saint-Hyacinthe (Québec) J2S 2M2   

Phone: (450) 773-8521 #8233 

Research focus: Virology, immonology, host-virus interaction in animal health, HIV-AIDS and health, inflammation, immunoregulation.

Research Chair of Canada in Immuno-Virology (2016-2021)

Contact:

Centre de recherches biomédicales (BIOMED)

Département des sciences biologiques

Université du Québec à Montréal

Case postale 8888
Succursale Centre-ville
Montréal (Québec) H3C 3P8

Phone: (514) 987-3000 # 6794

Fax: (514) 987-4647

Research focus: Development and operationalisation of procedures which make it possible to improve health of the porcine breedings of Québec. Biosecurity at the farm, medical stabilization and monitoring. Development and integration of the concept of resistance to the diseases in the diagrams of pigs genetic selection.

 

Contact:

Centre de Développement du Porc du Québec

2590, boulevard Laurier, suite 450

Québec (Québec) G1V 4M6

Phone: (418) 650-2440

Fax: (418) 650-1626

Yvan L'Homme

Research focus: Virology, biochips, diagnostic.

 

Contact:

CEGEP FX-Garneau

1660, boulevard de l’EntenteQuébec (Québec) G1S 4S3

Phone: (418) 688-8310

Research focus: Epidemiology of PRRS, swine herd management, biosecurity.

Contact:
Département des Sciences cliniques
Faculté de médecine vétérinaire
Université de Montréal
3200, rue Sicotte
Saint-Hyacinthe (Québec) J2S 2M2 Canada

Phone: (450) 773-8521 #8674

Research focus: Nutrition and feeding of pigs and poultry, nutrition and environmental protection, evaluation of alternative food ingredients

Research Chair on alternative strategies for feeding pigs and poultry, a systemic approach to sustainable development

Contact:

Pavillon Paul-Comtois
2425, rue de l'Agriculture
Local 4131
Université Laval

Phone: (418) 656-2131 # 407352

Research focus: Intestinal immunology, animal nutrition, probiotic, vaccine.

 

Contact:

Sherbrooke research center

Agriculture and Agrifood Canada

2000, rue College Sherbrooke (Québec) J1M 0C8

Phone: (819) 780-7220 # 47220

Fax: (819) 564-5507

Research focus: Study of bacterial pathogenesis. New cellular target identification for development of antibiotics and vaccines.

 

Contact:

Département de biologie

Faculté des sciences, Université de Sherbrooke

2500, boul. UniversitéSherbrooke (Québec) J1K 2R1

Phone : (819) 821-8000 # 61202

Fax: (819) 821-8049

Research focus: Improvment of adjuvants, use of chitosan as protein carrier to the intestine.

 

Contact:
Département des sciences biologiques - Local CB-3670
Université du Québec à Montréal
Case postale 8888
Succursale Centre-ville
Montréal (Québec) H3C 3P8
Phone: (514) 987-3000 # 4319
Fax: (514) 987-4054

Research focus: Porcine immunology (innate immune response, host/pathogen interactions, development of the neonatal immune system, lymphocyte trafficking), Virology (bovine herpesviruses, porcine respiratory and reproductive syndrome virus, and influenza), Parasitology (Entamoeba histolytica), Bacteriology (Chlamydia suis and trachomatis, Salmonella enterica, Escherischia coli), Probiotics (Saccharomyces cerevisae), Vaccinology (vaccine development and safety assessment), Pig model development, Veterinary Sciences, and Animal experimentation.
Contact:
Laboratoire de Bactériologie

Oniris - Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire Agroalimentaire et de l’Alimentation

CS 40706 – La Chantrerie – Route de Gachet

44307 NANTES cedex 03

France

Phone: 02.40.68.77.08

Fax: 02.40.68.28.02

Research focus: Development of preventive technologies, including vaccines, for bacterial infections. Pathogen-host interactions. Clinical and licensing studies for veterinary biologics.

 

Contact:

VP affaires scientifiques

Prevtec microbia

3392, boul. Casavant Ouest

Saint-Hyacinthe (Québec) J2S 0B8

Phone: (450) 774-7000

Fax: (450) 774-8777

Research focus: Escherichia coli, antimicrobial resistance. Swine herd management. Modulation of the swine microbiota, genomique and metagenomique caracterisation .

 

Contact:

Center of Sherbrooke
Agriculture and Agrifood Canada
2000, rue Collège
Sherbrooke (Québec) J1M 0C8 Canada 

Phone: (819) 565-9171 

Research focus: Study of host-parasite interaction. Analyse exosome • innate inflammation • signaling.

Development of vaccinal and antiparasitic stategies.

Contact:

Research Institute of McGill University Health Centre,

1001 Boul Décarie,

EM3.3211

Montréal (Québec) H4A 3J1

Phone: (514) 934-1934 #76356

Research focus: Food safety. Models to assess food safety risk.

Contact:

GREZOSP

Département de pathologie et microbiologie
Faculté de médecine vétérinaire Université de Montréal
3200, rue Sicotte
Saint-Hyacinthe (Québec) J2S 2M2 Canada

Research focus: Epidemiology of animal infectious diseases.

 

Contact:
Cégep de St-Hyacinthe

3000, Avenue Boullé

Saint-Hyacinthe (Québec) J2S 1H9

Phone: (450) 773-6800   

Research focus: 1- To define the effects of husbandry practices, diet, and health of food-producing animal on shaping microbiome of that animal.

2- To understand if and how the microbiome of food-producing animal can affect the transmission/ persistence of zoonotic pathogens.

3- To correlate accessory-microbiomes with microbial quality of animal food-products, and determine if altering the microbiome can increase the safety of minimally processed products.

 

Contact:

Food Science and Agricultural Chemistry

Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

Macdonald Campus, McGill University

21,111 Lakeshore Ste Anne de Bellevue (Quebec) H9X 3V9 
Phone: (514) 389-7923 

 

Research focus: Vaccinal biochemistry : glycodendrimere, development of vaccines, lectine.

 

Contact:
Dépa