University of Calgary

John Gilleard

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Position: 

Associate Dean, Research
Professor (Parasitology)
Comparative Biology and Experimental Medicine (CBEM)

Degrees and Board Certification: 

BVSc, PhD,  DipACVM, DipEVPC MRCVS

Contact Information: 

+1 (403) 210-6327
TRW 2D10
HS 2557
jsgillea@ucalgary.ca

Biography: 

Dr Gilleard obtained his BVSc from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Liverpool in 1987. After three years in general veterinary practice in the UK, he undertook a PhD in Parasitology at the University of Glasgow. He then spent 5 years as a post-doctoral researcher in the Wellcome Centre for Molecular Parasitology, at the Department of Genetics in the University of Glasgow. In 1998 Dr Gilleard was awarded a Wellcome Trust Travel Fellowship during which he spent 2 years in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary. He then returned to a faculty position at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Glasgow, in 2000 and was appointed Professor of Veterinary and Molecular Parasitology at Glasgow in 2007.

Research personnel and trainees : 

Currently accepting applications for graduate students (go to http://www.ucalgary.ca/jsgilleard/)