G. Douglas Inglis

Research Scientist

Enteric Microbiology and Intestinal Health

Current research and/or projects

  • Taboada EN (PI), Inglis GD (PI), Carrillo C, Wong A, Finley R, Boras V, Chui L. Genome Alberta (Alberta Applied Agricultural Genomics Program) project entitled “Comparative genomics of Campylobacter strains prevalent in Canadian poultry production associated with human disease: identification of biomarkers relevant to the development of targeted mitigation strategies”. 2019-2020.
  • Inglis GD (PI), Uwiera RRE, Abbott DW, Brumer H, Selinger LB, Metz G, Bruce H. Canadian Poultry Research Council (Poultry Science Cluster) project entitled “Mitigation of intestinal inflammation for poultry and production health”. 2018-2023.
  • Inglis GD (PI), Taboada EN, Uwiera RRE, Abbott DW. Canadian Poultry Research Council (Poultry Science Cluster) project entitled “Rationale-based mitigation of relevant Campylobacter jejuni strains within the broiler production continuum”. 2018-2023.
  • Abbott DW (PI), Inglis GD, Slominski B, Thomas D. Alberta Agriculture Funding Consortium project entitled “Discovery pipeline for rapid development of tailored fibrolytic enzymes that improve the digestibility of canola meal for monogastric livestock”. 2018-2020.
  • Kalmokoff M (PI), Inglis GD (Co-PI), Bezanson G, Ells T, Jones T, Guévremont É, Schwartzkopf-Genswein K, Hebb D, Eberl H, Uwiera R, Brooks S, Selinger B. Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada project entitled “Development of a competitive exclusion culture targeting Escherichia coli O157:H7 in cattle”. 2018-2019.
  • Brumer H (PI), Inglis GD (Co-PI), Abbott DW, Uwiera RRE. Canadian Glycomics Network (GlycoNet) project I entitled “Glyco-caged drug delivery to treat enteric inflammatory diseases in humans and livestock”. 2017-2019.
  • Inglis GD (PI), Abbott DW, Thomas D, Selinger LB, Uwiera T, Kastelic JP, Taboada E, Carrillo C, Amoako K, Waddington L, Uwiera RRE, Selinger LB, Boras VF, Suttorp VV. Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada project entitled “Novel Innovations to mitigate Campylobacter jejuni subtypes in the poultry supply chain”. 2016-2019.
  • Abbott DW (PI), Inglis GD (Co-PI), Thomas D, Gilbert H, Martens E, Uwiera R, Uwiera T, Kastelic J, Metz G, Selinger LB, Koegler DP. Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada project entitled “Non-antimicrobial alternatives for improving innate immune health, colonization resistance, and environmental performance of swine”. 2016-2019.
  • Uwiera RRE, Inglis GD (Co-PI), Abbott DW, Selinger LB, Uwiera T, Kastelic JP, Boras VF, Koegler DP. Alberta Livestock and Meat Agency project entitled “A novel non-antibiotic therapeutic innovation for acute and chronic inflammatory enteric disease management in mammalian livestock”. 2016-2020.

Research and/or project statements

  • Enteric microbiology
  • Intestinal Health
  • Immunology
  • Alternatives to antibiotics for livestock production

Education and awards

  • PhD, Microbiology, Simon Fraser University (1996)
  • MSc (Distinction), Microbiology, University of Guelph (1989)
  • BSc (Distinction), Microbiology, University of Alberta (1985)

Key publications

  1. Moote, P.E., Bescucci, D.M., Polo, R.O., Uwiera, R.R.E., Inglis, G.D. (2021). Comparison of Strategies for Isolating Anaerobic Bacteria from the Porcine Intestine. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, [online] 87(9), 1-23. http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AEM.00088-21

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  2. Douglas Inglis, G., Wright, B.D., Sheppard, S.A., Wade Abbott, D., Oryschak, M.A., Montina, T. (2021). Expeller-pressed canola (Brassica napus) meal modulates the structure and function of the cecal microbiota, and alters the metabolome of the pancreas, liver, and breast muscle of broiler chickens. Animals, [online] 11(2), 1-23. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ani11020577

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  3. Douglas Inglis, G., Ramezani, N., Taboada, E.N., Boras, V.F., Uwiera, R.R.E. (2021). Analysis of Campylobacter jejuni Subtype Distribution in the Chicken Broiler Production Continuum: a Longitudinal Examination To Identify Primary Contamination Points. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, [online] 87(3), 1-20. http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AEM.02001-20

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  4. Inglis, G.D., Taboada, E.N., Boras, V.F. (2021). Rates of fluoroquinolone resistance in domestically acquired campylobawecter jejuni are increasing in people living within a model study location in canada. Canadian Journal of Microbiology, [online] 67(1), 37-52. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjm-2020-0146

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  5. Bescucci, D.M., Clarke, S.T., Brown, C.L.J., Boras, V.F., Montina, T., Uwiera, R.R.E., Inglis, G.D. (2020). The absence of murine cathelicidin-related antimicrobial peptide impacts host responses enhancing Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium infection. Gut Pathogens, [online] 12(1), http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13099-020-00386-1

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  6. Zaytsoff, S.J.M., Uwiera, R.R.E., Douglas Inglis, G. (2020). Physiological stress mediated by corticosterone administration alters intestinal bacterial communities and increases the relative abundance of clostridium perfringens in the small intestine of chickens. Microorganisms, [online] 8(10), 1-16. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/microorganisms8101518

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  7. Inglis, G.D., Gusse, J.F., House, K.E., Shelton, T.G., Taboada, E.N. (2020). Clinically Relevant Campylobacter jejuni Subtypes Are Readily Found and Transmitted within the Cattle Production Continuum but Present a Limited Foodborne Risk. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, [online] 86(6), http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AEM.02101-19

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  8. Bescucci, D.M., Moote, P.E., Polo, R.O., Uwiera, R.R.E., Inglis, G.D. (2020). Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhimurium Temporally Modulates the Enteric Microbiota and Host Responses To Overcome Colonization Resistance in Swine. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, [online] 86(21), http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AEM.01569-20

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  9. Lange, M.E., Uwiera, R.R.E., Inglis, G.D. (2019). Housing Gnotobiotic Mice in Conventional Animal Facilities. Current protocols in mouse biology, [online] 9(1), e59. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cpmo.59

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  10. Inglis, G.D., Duke, G.M., Goettel, M.S., Kabaluk, J.T., Ortega-Polo, R. (2019). Biogeography and genotypic diversity of metarhizium brunneum and metarhizium robertsii in northwestern North American soils, 65(4), 261-281. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjm-2018-0297

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  11. Pluvinage, B., Grondin, J.M., Amundsen, C., Klassen, L., Moote, P.E., Xiao, Y., Thomas, D., Pudlo, N.A., Anele, A., Martens, E.C., Inglis, G.D., Uwiera, R.E.R., Boraston, A.B., Abbott, D.W. (2018). Molecular basis of an agarose metabolic pathway acquired by a human intestinal symbiont. Nature Communications, [online] 9(1), http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-018-03366-x

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  12. Brown, K., Abbott, D.W., Uwiera, R.R.E., Inglis, G.D. (2018). Removal of the cecum affects intestinal fermentation, enteric bacterial community structure, and acute colitis in mice. Gut Microbes, [online] 9(3), 218-235. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19490976.2017.1408763

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  13. Webb, A.L., Selinger, L.B., Taboada, E.N., Inglis, G.D. (2018). Subtype-specific selection for resistance to fluoroquinolones but not to tetracyclines is evident in Campylobacter jejuni isolates from beef cattle in confined feeding operations in Southern Alberta, Canada. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, [online] 84(7), http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AEM.02713-17

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  14. Jones, D.R., Thomas, D., Alger, N., Ghavidel, A., Douglas Inglis, G., Wade Abbott, D. (2018). SACCHARIS: An automated pipeline to streamline discovery of carbohydrate active enzyme activities within polyspecific families and de novo sequence datasets. Biotechnology for Biofuels, [online] 11(1), http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13068-018-1027-x

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  15. Golubov, A., Byeon, B., Woycicki, R., Inglis, G.D., Kovalchuk, I. (2017). Transcriptome of Arabidopsis thaliana plants treated with the human pathogen Campylobacter jejuni. Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology, [online] 11 259-267. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bcab.2017.07.016

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  16. Jiminez, J.A., Uwiera, T.C., Wade Abbott, D., Uwiera, R.R.E., Inglis, G.D. (2017). Butyrate supplementation at high concentrations alters enteric bacterial communities and reduces intestinal inflammation in mice infected with Citrobacter rodentium, 2(4), http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/mSphere.00243-17

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  17. Buchanan, C.J., Webb, A.L., Mutschall, S.K., Kruczkiewicz, P., Barker, D.O.R., Hetman, B.M., Gannon, V.P.J., Abbott, D.W., Thomas, J.E., Inglis, G.D., Taboada, E.N. (2017). A genome-wide association study to identify diagnostic markers for human pathogenic campylobacter jejuni strains, 8(JUN), http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2017.01224

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  18. Leblanc, D., Inglis, G.D., Boras, V.F., Brassard, J., Houde, A. (2017). The prevalence of enteric RNA viruses in stools from diarrheic and non-diarrheic people in southwestern Alberta, Canada. Archives of Virology, [online] 162(1), 117-128. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00705-016-3063-9

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  19. Webb, A.L., Taboada, E.N., Selinger, L.B., Boras, V.F., Douglas Inglis, G. (2017). Prevalence and diversity of waterborne Arcobacter butzleri in southwestern Alberta, Canada. Canadian Journal of Microbiology, [online] 63(4), 330-340. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjm-2016-0745

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  20. Jiminez, J.A., Uwiera, T.C., Abbott, D.W., Uwiera, R.R.E., Inglis, G.D. (2016). Impacts of resistant starch and wheat bran consumption on enteric inflammation in relation to colonic bacterial community structures and short-chain fatty acid concentrations in mice, 8(1), http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13099-016-0149-6

    2016 - View publication details

Research facility

5403 1st Avenue South
Lethbridge, AB T1J 4B1
Canada

Affiliations

  • Adjunct Professor, University of Lethbridge, Departments of Biological Sciences, and Neuroscience
  • Adjunct Professor, University of Alberta, Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science
  • Adjunct Professor, University of Calgary, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

Language

English