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. Inglis, G.D., Thomas, M.C., Thomas, D.K., Kalmokoff, M.L., Brooks, S.P.J., and Selinger, L.B. (2012). "Molecular Methods to Measure Intestinal Bacteria: A Review.", Journal of AOAC International, 95(1), pp. 2-23. doi : 10.5740/jaoacint.SGE_Inglis

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  2. Inglis, G.D., Uwiera, R.R.E., Boras, V.F., Suttorp, V.V., Taboada, E.N., Koegler, D.P., and Kastelic, J.P. (2012). "The campylobacteriosis enigma: a ‘One Health’ approach.", FutureFare meeting, Alberta Livestock and Meat Agency Ltd., Calgary, AB, Canada, June 2012. (Presentation)

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  3. Inglis, G.D. (2012). "The campylobacteriosis enigma: a One Health approach.", Alberta Health Services Medical Officers of Health (Alberta Health Services Infoshare), Lethbridge AB, Canada, June 2012. (Presentation)

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  4. Inglis, G.D. and Uwiera, R.R.E. (2012). "Development of biorationale-based alternatives to antimicrobial growth promoters.", Alberta Livestock and Meat Agency, Edmonton, AB, Canada, 2012. (Presentation)

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  5. Inglis, G.D., Enkerli, J., and Goettel, M.S. (2012). "Laboratory Techniques Used for Entomopathogenic Fungi: Hypocreales.", in Lacey, L. (ed.) - A Manual of Techniques in Insect Pathology. 2nd Edition, Academic Press, Chapter 7.

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  6. Derksen, J., Inglis, G.D., and Sheedy, C. (2012 Internal). 2012 storm water project: microbiological, pesticides and nutrient analysis. Final report entitled submitted to the Oldman Watershed Council and the City of Lethbridge. 31 pages. March 2013. (Report)

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  7. Thomas, M.C., Selinger, L.B., Inglis, G.D. (2012). Seasonal diversity of planktonic protists in Southwestern Alberta rivers over a 1-year period as revealed by terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism and 18S rRNA gene library analyses, 78(16), 5653-5660. http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AEM.00237-12

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  8. Inglis, G.D. (2011). "Intestinal health research at LRC: an integrated approach.", n, Lethbridge, AB, August 2011. (Presentation)

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  9. Costa, E., Uwiera, R.R.E., Kastelic, J.P., Selinger, L.B., and Inglis, G.D. (2011). "Non-therapeutic administration of chlortetracycline modulates immune responses to Citrobacter rodentium in mice.", Plant Bioactives Research in Canada. Canada-United Kingdom Gut and Health Workshop, AAFC-FRDC / AAC-CRDA, Saint-Hyacinthe, QC, Canada, February 24-25, 2011.

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  10. Reti, K.L., Thomas, M.C., Costa, E., Yanke, L.J., Selinger, L.B., and Inglis, G.D. (2011). "Administration of antimicrobial growth promoters does not alter the intestinal microbiota of beef cattle.", Plant Bioactives Research in Canada. Canada-United Kingdom Gut and Health Workshop, AAFC-FRDC / AAC-CRDA, Saint-Hyacinthe, QC, Canada, February 24-25, 2011. (Poster)

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  11. Inglis, G.D. and Selinger, L.B. (2011). "ALIDF Campylobacter Antimicrobial Resistance Project.", Feedlot Health Meeting, Okotoks, AB, Canada, January 2011. (Presentation)

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  12. Brooks, S.P.J., Green-Johnson, J.M., Inglis, G.D., Uwiera, R.R.E., and Kalmokoff, M.L. (2011). "Gut microbiology – a relatively unexplored domain.", in Moo-Young, M. et al. (eds.) - Comprehensive Biotechnology, 2nd Edition. Vol. 4, Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK & New York, USA, pp. 575-590.

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  13. Inglis, G.D. (2011 Internal). Development of a longitudinal antimicrobial resistance and antimicrobial use surveillance program for the feedlot sector in Alberta to address antimicrobial resistance development in Campylobacter. Interim report to Public Health Agency of Canada. August 2011. (Report)

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  14. Inglis, G.D. and Selinger, L.B. (2011). "ALIDF Campylobacter Antimicrobial Resistance Project.", n, Okotoks, AB, Cameroon, January 2011. (Presentation)

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  15. Costa, E., Uwiera, R.R.E., Kastelic, J.P., Selinger, L.B., and Inglis, G.D. (2011). "Non-therapeutic administration of a model antimicrobial growth promoter modulates intestinal immune responses.", Gut Pathogens, 3:14. doi : 10.1186/1757-4749-3-14

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  16. Inglis, G.D., Yanke, L.J., Selinger, L.B. (2011). Cutinolytic esterase activity of bacteria isolated from mixed-plant compost and characterization of a cutinase gene from Pseudomonas pseudoalcaligenes, 57(11), 902-913. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/w11-083

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  17. Xu, S., Inglis, G.D., Reuter, T., Clark, O.G., Belosevic, M., Leonard, J.J., McAllister, T.A. (2011). Biodegradation of specified risk material and characterization of actinobacterial communities in laboratory-scale composters, 22(5), 1029-1043. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10532-011-9461-5

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  18. Thomas, M.C., Thomas, D.K., Selinger, L.B., Inglis, G.D. (2011). spyder, a new method for in silico design and assessment of 16S rRNA gene primers for molecular microbial ecology, 320(2), 152-159. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1574-6968.2011.02302.x

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  19. Kalischuk, L.D., Inglis, G.D. (2011). Comparative genotypic and pathogenic examination of Campylobacter concisus isolates from diarrheic and non-diarrheic humans, 11 http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2180-11-53

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  20. Inglis, G.D., Boras, V.F., Houde, A. (2011). Enteric campylobacteria and RNA viruses associated with healthy and diarrheic humans in the Chinook Health Region of Southwestern Alberta, Canada, 49(1), 209-219. http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/JCM.01220-10

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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