Faculty and Staff

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Faculty

Bordignon, Vilceu

Associate Professor
Reproductive biology, animal biotechnology, embryo development, nuclear transfer, cell reprogramming, genome editing.
T: 514-514-398-7793  |  vilceu.bordignon [at] mcgill.ca (Email)  |  Macdonald-Stewart Building, MS1-089

Burgos, Sergio A.

Assistant Professor
Molecular regulation of mammary nutrient metabolism and milk synthesis; role of dairy products in metabolic and musculoskeletal health in humans; environmental impact of dairy production.
T: 514-398-7802  |  sergio.burgos [at] mcgill.ca (Email)  |  Macdonald-Stewart Building, MS1-088

Cue, Roger

Associate Professor
Quantitative genetics. Dairy cattle, beef cattle a swine genetics. Estimation of genetic parameters from large-scale milk and beef recording data for production and reproduction traits. Mixed model methodologies.
T: 514-398-7805  |  roger.cue [at] mcgill.ca (Email)  |  Macdonald-Stewart Building, MS1-080

Duggavathi, Raj

Associate Professor
Study of molecular mechanisms controlling ovarian functions toward female reproductive health and sustainable dairy production
T: 514-398-7803  |  raj.duggavathi [at] mcgill.ca (Email)  |  Macdonald-Stewart Building, MS 1-085

Hayes, Flannan

Professor
Dairy cattle quantitative and population genetics. Estimation of genetic parameters and associations of production traits with DNA and protein polymorphisms.
T: 514-398-7804  |  john.f.hayes [at] mcgill.ca (Email)  | Macdonald-Stewart Building, MS1-081

Kimmins, Sarah

Associate Professor; Canada Research Chair in Epigenetics, Reproduction and Development
How paternal health in particular diet and exposure to toxicants effects the development and health of offspring in populations in Canada and South Africa (in indigenous and vulnerable populations as well as Canadian men in Ontario) with a particular focus on understanding how environmental is transmitted via heritable information in the sperm known as the epigenome.
T: 514-398-7658  |  sarah.kimmins [at] mcgill.ca (Email)  |  Macdonald-Stewart Building, MS1-091

Monardes, Humberto

Associate Professor
Dairy cattle population genetics. Dairy herd recording operations. Genetic parameters from large-scale milk recording data for conformation traits, mastitis/somatic cell count, milk proteins, lifetime performance. Identification of genetic markers for resistance to mastitis. Social impacts of animal source foods in less developed countries.
T: 514-398-7809  |  humberto.monardes [at] mcgill.ca (Email)  |  Macdonald-Stewart Building, MS1-093

Mustafa, Arif

Associate Professor
Dairy cattle nutrition. Ruminant carbohydrate and protein metabolism. Nutritional evaluation of new forages for dairy cows. Optimizing the feeding value of agricultural by-products for ruminant and monogastric  animals.
T: 514-398-7506  |  arif.mustafa [at] mcgill.ca (Email)  |  Macdonald-Stewart Building, MS1-086

RONHOLM, Jennifer

Assistant Professor (cross-appointed with Food Science Science)
Next-generation sequencing techniques to study the microbiome of food-producing animals; correlations between intestinal microbial populations and various health outcomes; generation of healthier cattle herds.
T: 514-398-7923 | jennifer.ronholm [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Macdonald-Stewart Building MS1-030

Vasseur, Elsa

Assistant Professor; Associate Chairholder of the NSERC/Novalait/Dairy Farmers of Canada/Valacta Industrial Research Chair in Sustainable Life of Dairy Cattle
Cow comfort and management; Cow longevity; Environment and Society
T: 514-398-7799  |  elsa.vasseur [at] mcgill.ca (Email)  |  Macdonald-Stewart Building, MS1-087

Wade, Kevin

Associate Professor; Department Chair
Information systems in dairy cattle breeding and milk recording. Artificial intelligence in the development of on-farm decision-support systems. Quantitative genetics in dairy cattle. T: 514-398-7973  |  kevin.wade [at] mcgill.ca (Email)  |  Macdonald-Stewart Building, MS1-083

Xia, Jianguo (Jeff)

Assistant Professor (joint appointment with the Institute of Parasitology)
Bioinformatics and statistics for high-throughput omics data; host-parasite-gut microbiome interactions; environmental genomics and nutrigenomics, big data analytics and systems biology.
T: 514-398-8668  |  jeff.xia [at] mcgill.ca (Email)  | Parasitology Building, P-214

Zadworny, David

Associate Professor
DNA markers associated with milk production traits in dairy cattle. Prolactin-mediated regulation of polyamine metabolism. Molecular cloning and expression of avian and bovine genes associated with reproduction and production traits.
T: 514-398-7978  |  david.zadworny [at] mcgill.ca (Email)  |  Macdonald-Stewart Building, MS1-094

Zhao, Xin

James McGill Professor
Dairy cattle biochemistry and physiology. Mastitis. Vaccine development. Alternatives to antibiotics as growth promoters, Antibiotic resistance. ent.
T: 514 398 7975  |  xin.zhao [at] mcgill.ca (Email)  |  Macdonald-Stewart Building, MS1-084

 


Baurhoo, Bushansingh (Shyam)

Adjunct Professor
Director, Research & Development, Bélisle Solution Nutrition Inc.
T: 514-659-8276  |  F: 450-658-0263  |  bbaurhoo [at] belisle.net (Email)  |  Web

Ibeagha-Awemu, Eveline

Adjunct Professor
Research Scientist - Animal Genomics, Dairy and Swine Research & Development Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
T: 819-780-7249  |  F: 819-564-4974  |  Eveline.Ibeagha-Awemu [at] AGR.GC.CA (Email)  |  Web

Lacasse, Pierre

Adjunct Professor
Research Scientist, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
T: 819-565-9174 (x236)  |  F: 819-564-5507  |  pierre.lacasse [at] agr.gc.ca (Email)  |  Web

Lefebvre, Daniel agr

Adjunct Professor
General Manager, and Director Research & Development, Valacta
T: 514-459-3030  |  F: 514-459-3020  |  dlefebvre [at] valacta.com (Email)  |  Web

Murphy, Bruce

Adjunct Professor
Professor of Reproductive Physiology, Département de biomédecine vétérinaire, Faculté de médecine vétérinaire, Université de Montréal
T: 450-345-8521(18382)  |  F: 450-778-8103  | bruce.d.murphy [at] umontreal.ca (Email)  |  Web

Santschi, Débora

Adjunct Professor
Nutrition and Management Expert, Research and Development, Valacta
T: 514-459-3030  |  F: 514-459-3020  |  dsantschi [at] valacta.com (Email)  |  Web

 


Other Researchers and Teaching Staff

 

Affiliates

Lacroix, René ing
Analyste - Valorisation des données, Recherche et développement, Valacta
T: 514-459-3030 (x7530)  |  rlacroix [at] valacta.com (Email)

 

Research Associates and Assistants

Ashraf, Shoaib
Research Associate (Zhao Lab)
T: 514-398-7539  |  shoaib.ashraf [at] mail.mcgill.ca (Email)  |  Macdonald-Stewart Building, MS1-049

Baldassarre, Hernan 
Strategic Partnerships in Animal Research
Research Associate (Bordignon Lab)
T: 514-398-7670  |  hernan.baldassarre [at] mcgill.ca (Email)  |  Macdonald-Stewart Building, MS1-090

Lafleur, Christine Isabelle
Research Assistant (Kimmins Lab)
T: 514-398-7795 |  christine.lafleur [at] mcgill.ca (Email)  |  Macdonald-Stewart Building, MS1-092

Liu, Wucheng
Research Assistant (Mustafa Lab)
T: 514-398-7664  |  wucheng.liu [at] mcgill.ca (Email)  |  Macdonald-Stewart Building, MS1-111

Lambrot, Romain
Research Associate (Kimmins Lab)
T: 524-398-7795 |  romain.lambrot [at] mcgill.ca (Email)  |  Macdonald-Stewart Building, MS1-092

 

Teaching Staff

Laurin, Denyse
Course Coordinator/Lab Tech
T: 514-398-7659  |  denyse.laurin [at] mcgill.ca (Email)  | Macdonald-Stewart Building, MSB-038 

Martin, Deborah
Lab Coordinator
T: 514-398-7798  |  deborah.martin [at] mcgill.ca (Email)  |  Macdonald-Stewart Building, MS1-078 

Meldrum, Paul 
Macdonald Campus Farm Manager 
T: 514-398-8663  |  paul.meldrum [at] mcgill.ca (Email)  | Farm Office


Emeritus Professors

roger.buckland [at] mcgill.ca (Buckland, Roger B.)

eduardo.chavez [at] mcgill.ca (Chavez, Eduardo R.)

gdonefer [at] cogeco.ca (Donefer, Eugene)

bruce.downey [at] mcgill.ca (Downey, Bruce R.)

urs.kuhnlein [at] mcgill.ca (Kühnlein, Urs )

touchburns [at] mcgill.ca (Touchburn, Sherman P. )