3 research themes

From science to farm, the Network provides innovative science-based solutions according to Canadian dairy producers’ priorities and the challenges they face.

ANIMAL

Increase cows capacity to resist and destroy invading pathogens.

Aim to improve resistance through management, genetic selection, and enhancement of the immune system.

New alternatives to modify the immune response.

Vaccine development.

Selective treatment strategies

PATHOGENS

Demystify pathogens to implement the best curative and preventive practices against mastitis and develop technologies to control the disease.

Pathogen virulence characterization.

Diagnostic method validation

Innovative treatment development

ENVIRONMENT

Enhance the ability of dairy producers and their veterinarians to implement the most appropriate strategies and take the best decisions to fight against intramammary infections.

Housing system optimization.

Mesure of economic and sociologic impacts of mastitis.

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Mastitis Pathogen Culture Collection

A collection of 16,000 microbial isolates