Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization -
International Vaccine Centre

Brenda Allan

Program Manager – Contract Research & Core Activities

Dr. Allan has a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Waterloo, a Master of Science in Microbiology from the University of Guelph and PhD in Microbiology and Immunology from Queen’s University. She joined VIDO-InterVac in 1989 as a post-doctoral fellow. Dr. Allan became a Professional Research Associate at VIDO in 1992, a research Scientist in 1995 and an Adjunct Professor for the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in 1997. Her expertise is in bacteriology focusing on bacterial diseases of poultry and foodborne pathogens.

Research Interests:

  • Vaccine development for poultry targeted at preventing the colonization of Campylobacter jejuni and Salmonella
  • Bacterial diseases of poultry
  • Food safety

Current Projects: