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Frederick S.B. Kibenge

  • BVM, Makerere University, 1978
  • Ph.D., Murdoch University, 1982
Professor of Virology and Chairman
Veterinary Medicine
(902) 566-0967
Research Interests: 

  • Biology of viral pathogens
  • Research is focussed on understanding the mechanisms of virus virulence to contribute to knowledge on viral pathogenesis and to improve on methods of virus detection and control

  1. Kibenge, F.S.B., Kibenge, M.J.T., Wang, Y., Qian, B., Hariharan, S., and McGeachy, S. 2007. Mapping of putative virulence motifs on infectious salmon anaemia virus surface glycoprotein genes. Journal of General Virology, 88:3100-3111.
  2.  Kibenge, F.S.B., Xu, H., Kibenge, M.J.T., Qian, B., and Joseph, T. 2007. Characterization of gene expression on genomic segment 7 of infectious salmon anaemia virus. Virology Journal, 4:34 doi:10.1186/1743-422X-4-34.
  3.  Kibenge, F.S.B., Kibenge M.J.T, Groman, D. and McGeachy S. 2006. In-vivo correlates of infectious salmon anaemia virus pathogenesis in fish. Journal of General Virology, 87 (9):2645-2652.
  4.  Kibenge, F.S.B., Munir, K., Kibenge, M.J.T., Joseph, T., and Moneke, E. 2004. Infectious salmon anaemia virus: causative agent, pathogenesis and immunity. Animal Health Research Reviews, 5:65-78.
  5.  Kibenge, F.S.B., Dhillon, A.S., and Russell, R.G. 1988. Biochemistry and   immunology of infectious bursal disease virus. Journal of General Virology   69:1757-1775.