Maritime Quality Milk is in the early stages of a collaborative project with the University of Laval, Guelph University, University of Saskatchewan and Agri-Food Canada where they will be researching Iodine levels in bulk tank milk.
In October 2010, the last in a series of workshops organized by the OIE (World Organization for Animal Health) in conjunction with one of its collaborating centres, the Canadian Cooperative Wildlife Health Centre (CCWHC), was held in Bangkok, Thailand.
The “Dragon Lady” did it for Jeff Davidson. “I didn’t live near the sea. I grew up near the bush in northern Ontario. Maybe it was Jacques Cousteau and all that—but my original interest was in marine biology.
Dr. Jeffrey Davidson embarked on a new research project in 2010 which involved travelling to Asia on several occasions. The goal of the project is to investigate the processes involved in building the capacity for research and application of ecosystem approaches to health management among researchers, development practitioners, and policy makers in South and Southeast Asia.
Dr. Shawn McKenna of CVER and the Atlantic Veterinary College travelled to Alberta to speak at the JD Traning seminar from September 13th - 15th, 2011. The Alberta dairy industry has committed to work to promote an awareness and education initiative to minimize the spread of Johne’s Disease (JD) in dairy herds.
The Atlantic Veterinary College and the National Veterinary Institute in Norway have joined forces to establish the world's only OIE Collaborating Centre for Epidemiology and Risk Assessment of Aquatic Animal Diseases.
Innovation PEI has granted $80,000 to Dr. J.T. McClure and Dr. Chris Riley to recruit a post-doctoral fellow who will assess immunity and antibody production using biomedical technology, with a view to developing commercial opportunities for PEI.
Dr. Shen Chaojian and Dr. Liu Yutian from the China Animal Health and Epidemiology Center (CAHEC) in Qingdao have recently completed a two-month training program provided by the Centre for Veterinary Epidemiological Research (CVER).