Dr. Shawn Babiuk
Current research and/or projects
The development of diagnostics and vaccines for capripoxvirus as well as improved vaccines for influenza.
Research and/or project statements
A single vaccine to combat livestock diseases in Sub-Saharan Africa
Development of improved influenza vaccines
Professional activities / interests
Member DISCONTOOLS expert panel capripoxvirus
Education and awards
B.Sc. (Hons) Biochemistry, University of Saskatchewan, 1997
Ph.D. Pharmaceutical Science (Viral Immunology), University of Saskatchewan, 2003
Babiuk, S., Masic, A., Graham, J., Neufeld, J., van der Loop, M., Copps, J., Berhane, Y., Pasick, J., Potter, A., Babiuk, L.A., Weingartl, H., Zhou, Y. An elastase-dependent attenuated heterologous swine influenza virus protects against pandemic H1N1 2009 influenza challenge in swine. Vaccine. (2011) 29:3118-23.
Babiuk, S., Albrecht, R., Berhane, Y., Marszal, P., Richt, J.A., García-Sastre, A., Pasick, J., Weingartl, H. 1918 and 2009 H1N1 influenza viruses are not pathogenic in birds. Journal of General Virology. (2010) 91:339-42.
Babiuk, S., Bowden, T.R. Boyle, D.B. Wallace, D., Kitching, R.P. Capripoxviruses, a worldwide threat to sheep, goats and cattle. Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. (2008) 55:263-72.
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba