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Niel Karrow


Position/Title: Professor
email: nkarrow@uoguelph.ca
Phone: (519) 824-4120 ext. 53646
Office: ANNU 123

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Dr. Niel Karrow’s research interests focus on immunoregulation, immunotoxicology, and immunogenetics of livestock species. This includes identifying genetic markers associated with ruminant inflammatory diseases such as mastitis and Johne's disease; assessing the effects of maternal stress on genetic programming of the fetal neuroendocrine-immune system and the potential for nutritional intervention; promoting healthy neonatal gut development through the use of probiotics; and assessing the immunotoxicity of bacterial and fungal toxin mixtures.