David J. Speare

DVM, DVSc
Professor, Fish Pathology
Phone: 
(902) 566-0807
Department: 
Pathology and Microbiology
Office: 
Atlantic Veterinary College, 3318N
Education: 
DVM, University of Guelph (1984)
DVSc, University of Guelph (1989)
  • Fish pathology — research and diagnostics
  • Pathogenesis and treatment of infectious diseases of aquatic organisms
  • Gill diseases of teleosts
  • Biology of aquatic microsporidia
  • Vaccine development against microsporidial diseases
  • Diseases within an integrated multitrophic aquaculture setting
  • Immunoprophylactic and therapeutic control strategies for gill diseases of farmed fish
  • Basic and applied research into the pathogenesis and pathophysiology of economically significant diseases of farmed fish
  • Stabilization of epicellular biofilm components for ultrastructural examinatioIdentification and evaluation of candidate treatments for branchial diseases of farmed fish
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