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Philip Mak

Position/Title: Ph.D. Candidate
Phone: 647-993-1513

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Current Advisor: Dr. Elijah Kiarie

Currently a Ph.D. student under the supervision of Dr. Elijah Kiarie, current research topic focuses on the correlation of AMR (antimicrobial resistance) properties to poultry microbiota and their comparison between different feeding programs. 

Past Advisor: Dr. Niel Karrow
A past Master's student in the Ontario Agricultural College (OAC) at the University of Guelph, Philip completed an M.Sc. + Toxicology program with emphasis on crop mycotoxins and their impact on the agricultural industry.

M.Sc. research focus investigated the effects of climate change on mycotoxin growth in migrating climate patterns, as well as assessment of mycotoxin effect on bovine intestinal epithelial cells (bIEC) and remediation strategies via yeast mycotoxin binders.

Undergraduate research focused on the assessments of inflammatory responses in neonatal piglets fed n-3 vs conventional diets and alternatives to antibiotics for improvement of animal health.