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. 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, 162(1), 117-128. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00705-016-3063-9

    2017 - View publication details

  2. Jiminez, J.A., Uwiera, T.C., Inglis, G.D., and Uwiera, R.R.E. (2015). "Animal models to study acute and chronic intestinal inflammation in mammals.", Gut Pathogens. doi : 10.1186/s13099-015-0076-y

    2015 - View publication details

  3. Brassard, J., Gagné, M.J., Leblanc, D., Poitras, É., Houde, A., Boras, V.F., Inglis, G.D. (2015). Association of age and gender with Torque teno virus detection in stools from diarrheic and non-diarrheic people, 72 55-59. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcv.2015.08.020

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  4. Webb, A.L., Kruczkiewicz, P., Selinger, L.B., Inglis, G.D., Taboada, E.N. (2015). Development of a comparative genomic fingerprinting assay for rapid and high resolution genotyping of Arcobacter butzleri, 15(1), http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12866-015-0426-4

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  5. Brassard, J., Gagné, M.-J., Leblanc, D., Poitras, E., Houde, A., Boras, V.F., and Inglis, G.D. (2014). "Association of age and gender with Torque teno virus detection in fecal material of patients with enteritis.", International Union of Microbiology Societies, Montréal, Québec, Canada, 29-31 juillet 2014, Presentation. (Poster)

    2014 - View publication details

  6. Topp, E., Lanthier, M., Diarra, M.S., Delaquis, P.J., Bach, S.J., McAllister, T.A., Sharma, R., Inglis, G.D., Masse, D., Bezanson, G.S., Bittman, S., Talbot, G., Masse, L., Brassard, J., Houde, A., Jones, T.H., Lapen, D.R., van Bochove, É., Gannon, V.P.J., Pintar, K.D.M., Masson, L., Neumann, N.F., and Koning, W. (2013). Assessment and management of on-farm fate of microbial and chemical contaminants carried in human and animal wastes used as organic fertilizers. Final Report SAGES #1462. (Report)

    2013 - View publication details

  7. Reti, K.L., Thomas, M.C., Yanke, L.J., Selinger, L.B., and Inglis, G.D. (2013). "Effect of antimicrobial growth promoter administration on the intestinal microbiota of beef cattle.", Gut Pathogens, 5:8. doi : 10.1186/1757-4749-5-8

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  8. Inglis, G.D., Taboada, E.N., Boras, V.F., Suttorp, V.V., and Koegler, D.P. (2012). "The campylobacteriosis enigma: a 'One Health' approach.", Canadian Campylobacter Workshop: Reducing public health impact of campylobacteriosis in Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada, October 24-26, 2012, Invited presentation, pp. 15-16.

    2012 - View publication details

  9. Inglis, G.D. and Uwiera, R.R.E. (2012). "Enhancing intestinal health in Alberta: a system-based, multidisciplinary, and integrated approach.", Lecture to Alberta Livestock and Meat Agency Ltd. And Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions, Edmonton, AB, Canada, January 2012. (Presentation)

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  10. Inglis, G.D. (2012 Internal). Development of a longitudinal antimicrobial resistance and antimicrobial use surveillance program for the feedlot sector in Alberta - Campylobacter. Final report submitted to the Alberta Livestock and Meat Agency Ltd. 170 p. August 2012. (Report)

    2012 - View publication details


  • 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