Project Leader

Chris is currently a Professor in Veterinary Virology at the School of Veterinary Medicine, UWI. Chris is a qualified veterinary surgeon, has a PhD in Immunology and has many years research experience working predominantly on vector-borne viral and protozoal diseases. Chris has worked in many countries around the world including Mexico, Uganda, Kenya, Zimbabwe and South Africa. Before coming to the UWI-SVM in January 2012, Chris spent 8 years as head of the non-vesicular reference labs at the Pirbright Institute in the UK.

Chris Oura BVetMed, MSc, PhD, MRCVS
Professor in Veterinary Virology
School of Veterinary Medicine
Faculty of Medical Sciences
University of the West Indies
1 (868) 645-3232 (ext 4220)

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