Rachel Bissonnette

Head of Scientific Laboratory Services
  •  Manager of the CFIA Animal Health Laboratory and Scientific Services in Saint-Hyacinthe for the diagnosis of indigenous bovine, equine and porcine diseases for the import and export of live animals, their embryos and seeds; animal disease surveillance and control; trichinella and transmissible spongiform encephalopathies (TSE) surveillance.


Education and awards

B.Sc.of Science, Concordia University, Department of Biology (Specialization in Cell and Molecular Biology)

M.Sc of Science, McGill University, Department of Experimental Medicine

Key publications

Raymond P., Bellehumeur C., Nagarajan M.M., Longtin D., Ferland A., Mueller P., Bissonnette R., Simard C. (2017) Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus (PRRSV) in Pig Meat. The Canadian Journal of Veterinary Research Jul 81(3):162-170