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Research Associate, Department of Pathobiology, University of Guelph

Dr. Nitish Boodhoo is a Research Associate in the Department of Pathobiology, Ontario Veterinary College, at the University of Guelph. Dr. Boodhoo is a viral immunologist that specializes in avian immunology, viral transmission studies and next generation vaccine development for application in avian and non-avian species.

B.Sc - University of Guelph (2010) - animal biology
M.Sc - University of Guelph (2012) - immunology and toxicology
Ph.D - Reading University (2018) - avian immunology
Postdoc - University of Guelph (2019-2022) - avian mucosal vaccine studies
Research associate - University of Guelph (2022-present) - next generation vaccine design for application in chickens

To Date, Dr. Boodhoo has published 28 research/review articles in various areas of microbiology and immunology.


  • –present
    Research Associate, University of Guelph


  • 2018 
    Reading University, PhD in immunology