Claire Jardine Bio

Claire Jardine

BSc, MSc, DVM, PhD


Dr. Claire Jardine is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pathobiology at the Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph. She is also the Regional Director of the Canadian Wildlife Health Cooperative for Ontario and Nunavut. Dr. Jardine completed a MSc in Ecology at the University of British Columbia. Following this she earned her DVM and PhD at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan.


Research in the Jardine Lab is focused on understanding the ecology of zoonotic pathogens in wildlife populations and ticks and tick-borne pathogens.  In particular they are looking at the ecology of ticks and tick-borne pathogens including Borrelia burgdorferi.


Dr. Jardine is a Co-Applicant on the grant and will contribute to prevention and risk reduction activities (Pillar 2). In particular she will assist with vector surveillance activities in the Guelph region.