Research at AVC
The Atlantic Veterinary College is a leading research institute known around the world for its world class researchers and highly collaborative spirit. Driven by the desire to make a difference in our communities, AVC researchers are making significant contributions to advancing scientific knowledge.
Home to the Canada Excellence Research Chair in Aquatic Epidemiology, AVC’s research represents an exciting intersection of animal health, human health, the environment and public health. We are a cornerstone of Prince Edward Island’s thriving bioscience industry that has developed an impressive concentration of global research strengths at our doorstep.
We are known around the world for our expertise in:
- aquatic animal health
- veterinary epidemiology
- biomedical research
- animal health and welfare
- comparative biomedical sciences
- infectious disease
- public health
AVC Centres of Research Expertise
- Centre for Veterinary Epidemiological Research (including the Centre for Regulatory Veterinary Epidemiology Network)
- Aquatic Virology Collaborating Centre
- Centre for Aquatic Health Sciences
- AVC Diagnostic Services (including mammalian and aquatic testing, laboratory proficiency testing)
- Maritime Quality Milk
- Canadian Wildlife Health Cooperative
- Sir James Dunn Animal Welfare Centre
Research Services at AVC
Through the Atlantic Veterinary College’s various Centres of Research Expertise, we are able to carry out innovative research and provide research-related services to industry, private companies, and collaborative partners. Other research related services exist through AVC Diagnostic Services, Toxicology & Analytical Services, and AVC's Specific Pathogen Free Laboratory. Being a modern, well-equipped facility ensures that AVC is able to offer state-of-the-art services to its clients.
From conducting diagnostic testing for clients around the world to developing molecular modeling and compound screening for pharmaceutical and nutriceutical industries, the Atlantic Veterinary College is sought out for its research capabilities.
For complete information on UPEI's research capability and accomplishments, visit UPEI's Research Services website.