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Lorne Babiuk



  Lorne Allan Babiuk, O.C., S.O.M., Ph.D., D.Sc., F.R.S.C. (born January 25 1946) is a Canadian scientist specializing in immunology, pathogenesis, virology, molecular virology, and vaccinology. He is the Director of the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization at the University of Saskatchewan and holds the Canada Research Chair in Vaccinology and Biotechnology.

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Born in Canora, Saskatchewan, he received a B.S.A degree in soil science from the University of Saskatchewan's College of Agriculture in 1967, a M.Sc. degree in soil microbiology from the University of Saskatchewan, Department of Soil Science in 1969, a Ph.D. in virology from the University of British Columbia, Department of Microbiology in 1972, and a D.Sc. from the University of Saskatchewan, Department of Veterinary Microbiology in 1987. [1]

In 1973, he joined the University of Saskatchewan's Department of Veterinary Microbiology as an Assistant Professor. In 1975, he became an Associate Professor and a Professor in 1979. In 1993, he was appointed Director of the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization. In 2001, he was awarded the Canada Research Chair in Vaccinology and Biotechnology.[1]

Honours

  • In 1999, he was made a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.
  • In 2003, he was awarded the Saskatchewan Order of Merit.
  • In 2005, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada for his "contributions to the control of infectious diseases...on the health and productivity of livestock". [2]

References

  1. ^ a b ISIHighlyCited.com profile.
  2. ^ Order of Canada citation.
 
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