Canada Research Chair in Parasite Biotechnology; Institute Director
Molecular identification of drug targets through functional genomic analysis. Recombinant systems for high-throughput screening for new antiparasitic leads. Chemotherapy of parasitic infections. Proteomics and transcriptomics of the host-parasite interface. Drug resistance in parasites.
T: 514-398-7612 | timothy.g.geary [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Parasitology Building, P-113 | Secretary: 514-398-7954
The interplay of pathogens and the host immune response: the interface of tapeworm infections and the mouse immune system, using flow cytometry, cell-based functional assays and mouse genetic models to dissect out the key component of these responses and the immunomodulatory molecules released by parasites that alter the host immune system.
T: 514-398-8764 | jerry.aldridge [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Parasitology, P-212
Associate Professor; Associate Dean, Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies
Molecular evolution of neurotransmitter receptors, mechanisms of resistance to antiparasitic drugs, population genetics of nematode parasites.
T: 514-398-7535 | robin.beech [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Parasitology, P-
Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies: T: 514-398-1224 | James Admin Bldg, Room 400
Associate Professor; CP Chair in Biotchnology
Multidrug resistance in human cancer cells and Plasmodium falciparum. Antibody engineering for immunotherapeutic treatment.
T: 514-398-8137 | elias.georges [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Parasitology Building P-106
Characterization of Leishmania glycosome biogenesis and protein import machinery as potential drug target; Pore formation by E. coli type III secretion system; and identification of immunomodulatory molecules released by helminths.
T: 514-398-7727 | armando.jardim [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Parasitology Building P-105
James McGill Professor
Parasite control, mechanisms of action of anthelmintics and the genetics of drug resistance in parasitic nematodes of humans and animals.
T: 514-398-7729 | roger.prichard [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Parasitology Building P-108
Parasitology; molecular and cellular biology of malaria parasites; investigating mechanisms of drug resistance and ion homeostasis in Plasmodium falciparum using live cell imaging techniques.
T: 514-398-7726 | petra.rohrbach [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Parasitology Building P-109
Associate Professor; Graduate Program Director
Drug discovery, genomics, and gene regulation in three related trypanosomatid pathogens, together known as the Tritryps.
T: 514-398-7721 | reza.salavati [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Parasitology Building P-211
Professor; Associate Dean (Academic)
Host-parasite population dynamics. Epidemiology and community control of parasites. Experimental epidemiology in free-running arenas. Impact of malnutrition on immunity in infected laboratory models and human populations. Evolutionary ecology of guppy ectoparasites.
T: 514-398-7996 | marilyn.scott [at] mcgill.ca (Email) | Parasitology Building P-214
Assistant Professor (Cross-appointed with the Department of Animal Science)
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-011