Colwell, Doug, Ph.D.

Research Scientist


Contact Information:

5403 - 1 Avenue South
PO BOX 3000
Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 4B1
Telephone: 403-317-2254
Fax: 403-382-3156
Email: doug.colwell@agr.gc.ca

Areas of Expertise:

  • helminthic
  • response to stress
  • beef cattle
  • prevention
  • infectious disease
  • vaccine development
  • arthropodous
  • diagnostics
  • infectious diseases
  • pests
  • animal behaviour and welfare
  • pest control
  • farm animal production
  • animal welfare
  • zoonoses
  • immunology

Current Projects:

  • Promoting food safety, animal health, animal welfare, environmental quality, and sustainability of beef production by developing parasite management approaches focusing on enhancement of immunity and understanding the behavioural interactions that .

Research Publications:

The links below lead to abstracts with access to full text.

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

Other Science Related Publications:

2010

  • Kashivakura, C.K., Kutz, S.J., Veitch, A.M., Colwell, D.D., Lysyk, T.J., Elkin, B., Ward, R., and Massolo, A. (2010). "Impacts of climate change on the life cycle, distribution, and host range of the winter tick, Dermacentor albipictus, in the Arctic and Subarctic.", 24th Inernational Congress for Conservation Biology, Edmonton, AB, Canada, July 3-7, 2010.
  • Kashivakura, C.K., Wyman, T.M., Kutz, S.J., Veitch, A.M., Colwell, D.D., Lysyk, T.J., Elkin, B., Ward, R., and Massolo, A. (2010). "Impacts of climate change on the life cycle, distribution, and host range of the winter tick, Dermacentor albipictus, in the Arctic and Subarctic.", 9th Biennial Conference of the European Wildlife Disease Association, Vlieland, The Netherlands, September 13-16, 2010.

2009

  • Colwell, D.D. (2009). "The 22nd WAAVP conference. Foreword.", Veterinary Parasitology, 163(3), pp. 187.