Biography

BSc, PhD (Aberdeen); MBA (UPEI)


Project Manager/Elanco; Adjunct & Graduate Faculty member, Pathology and Microbiology; EMBA Sessional Instructor


Dr. Whyte obtained her Ph.D from Aberdeen University, a post-doctoral fellowship from Stirling University and an MBA from the University of Prince Edward Island. She has been employed by both academic institutions and private industry and has extensive professional experience in contract research in Canada and internationally. She has considerable experience in the design, execution and validation of preliminary and confirmatory laboratory and field studies, in the capacity of research scientist. She has managed a research group of university and government scientists and a commercial animal holding facility designed for academic and contract research activities, of direct commercial relevance for local producers and also with international relevance. In this capacity, she also acted as a consultant to develop management strategies for the development of a supply chain for branded products including establishing sustainable growing standards, certification of growers and linking co-branding partners with distribution and retail. Dr. Whyte is an advisor and consultant to external clients, providing recommendations, budgets, briefing materials, data analysis, reports and planning documents and, is a scientific reviewer for industry grant applications and scientific manuscripts for journal publication.



Dr. Shona Whyte is currently an adjunct professor in the Department of Pathology and Microbiology, and Graduate Program Faculty at the Atlantic Veterinary College and serves on several graduate committees, either in a supervisory or examiner capacity.

Research Classification

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Research Interests

  • Fish parasitology
  • Fish immunology
  • Host-pathogen interactions
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