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Lorne Babiuk is the first Canadian to be named a World Agriculture Prize Laureate.

U of A researcher first Canadian to win major international award

Lorne Babiuk, vice-president of research at University of Alberta, has helped develop six vaccines and made major contributions to animal health

He’s helped pioneer the development of vaccines used by livestock producers worldwide, and now he’s the first Canadian to be named a World Agriculture Prize Laureate. Lorne Babiuk, world-renowned virologist and vice-president of research at the University of Alberta, was awarded the prestigious prize in recognition of his lifetime achievement. “Vaccines, whether for producers or […] Read more