Pathogen Theme:

Validation of MALDI-TOF diagnostic equipment for CNS speciation and development of intramammary infection risk models

Build and test a spectral library for speciation of CNS and investigate the impact of species-specific CNS infection on development of new major pathogen infection.


  • To come


Research team:

  • Jean-Philippe Roy (collaborator, UMontréal)
  • Marcelo Chaffer (collaborator, UPEI)
  • Greg Keefe (PrincipaI Investigator, UPEI)
    Not in photo: Marguerite Cameron (post-doctoral fellow, UPEI) and collaborators: Sarne De Vliegher (Ghent University), Kristen Reyher (UBristol), Catherine Anne Muckle (UPEI) and Jeffrey Lewis (UPEI)
Scientific publications
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Demystify pathogens to implement the best curative and preventive practices against mastitis and develop technologies to control the disease.

• Characterization of pathogen virulence
• Validation of diagnostic methods
• Innovative treatments

Pathogen virulence characterization.

Diagnostic method validation

Innovative treatment development

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