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Faizal Careem


Associate Professor (Virology)
Ecosystem and Public Health (EPH)

Contact Information: 

+1 (403) 220-4462


Dr. Careem completed his BVSc (Hons) degree at the Peradeniya University, Sri Lanka in 1991 and MVM degree from the University of Glasgow Veterinary School, UK in 1995. He obtained his PhD degree, in the field of host-viral interactions, at the Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph in 2008. Following the PhD degree, he was awarded a Canadian Institutes of Health Research Fellowship to conduct post-doctoral research on innate immune responses generated against mucosal viral infections at the Center for Gene Therapeutics of the McMaster University, Hamilton. Dr. Careem is a diplomate of American College of Poultry Veterinarians and American College of Veterinary Microbiologists.

Research personnel and trainees : 

Dae-Sun Kim (Postdoctoral fellow); Siamak Haddadi (MSc student); Amber Kameka (MSc student)