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  • Adjunct professor

    Max Rady College of Medicine
    Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
    Max Rady College of Medicine
    745 Bannatyne Avenue
    University of Manitoba (Bannatyne campus)
    Winnipeg, MB R3E 0J9 Canada

    Phone: 204-789-7620  
    Fax: 204-789-2037
    brad.pickering@umanitoba.ca

Cross appointments

Does not hold any cross appointments.

Research achievements

Research summary

Dr. Pickering’s research focuses on high consequence emerging and re-emerging zoonotic pathogens of veterinary importance.

Henipaviruses, ebolaviruses, bunyaviruses and emerging zoonotic coronaviruses are the primary agents under investigation.

Dr. Pickering’s work aims to better understand viral pathogenesis and host-microbe interactions for improved human and animal health.

Research interests

  • Genomics
  • Host pathogen interactions
  • Immunomodulation
  • Pathogenesis
  • Transcriptomics

Keywords

  • Animal health
  • BSL4
  • High consequence pathogens
  • OneHealth
  • Zoonotic disease

Biography

Dr. Pickering is a research scientist with the Canadian Food Inspection Agencies National Centre for Foreign Animal Disease located at the Canadian Science Centre for Human and Animal Health.

He is cross appointed in the department of microbiology and Infectious diseases at the University of Manitoba and the department of Veterinary Microbiology & Preventive Medicine at Iowa State University.

Education

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Canadian Food Inspection Agency, National Centre for Foreign Animal Disease (2012-2015)

Postdoctoral fellowship, Harvard Medical School/Children’s Hospital Boston (2009-2012)

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Manitoba (2010)

Bachelor of Science, University of Manitoba (2003)

Awards

President’s National Awards, Innovation and Best Practices, Canadian Food Inspection Agency, 2017.

Contact us

Medical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
Max Rady College of Medicine
Room 543 - 745 Bannatyne Avenue
University of Manitoba (Bannatyne campus)
Winnipeg, MB R3E 0J9 Canada

204-789-3299
204-789-3926