• Dr. Hooman Derakhshani
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Animal Sciences

    University of Manitoba (Fort Garry Campus)
    Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences
    Room 230 Animal Science Building
    12 Dafoe Road
    Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2 Canada

    C: 204-951-5383
    hooman.derakhshani@umanitoba.ca

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Education

  • NSERC PostDoctoral Fellow - Dept. Medicne, McMaster University, Canada
  • Ph.D. Dept. Animal Science - University of Manitoba, Canada
  • M.Sc. Dept. Animal Science - University of Queensland, Australia
  • D.V.M. University of Tehran, Iran

Research

Research interests

  • High-throughput culturing and characterization of human and animal microbiomes
  • Genome-guided discovery of the therapeutic potentials of host-associated microbiomes
  • The role of microbiome in modulation of immune homeostasis and colonization resistance against pathogens
  • Development of microbiome therapeutics to improve production performance and disease resilience of livestock
  • Contribution of mobile genetic elements to genome plasticity and spread of antimicrobial resistance

Publications