J.F. (Jake) BURLET, D.V.M., M.B.A., ICD.D
Dr. Jake Burlet is the CEO of CanBiocin, a veterinarian, and serial entrepreneur with broad experience in private and international business. Jake has co-founded and overseen the management of a number of Canadian private companies.
Dr. Burlet has served in an executive capacity for a number of veterinary professional organizations. He has also been an advisor to two multi-national veterinary pharmaceutical companies. Board experience includes the University of Alberta Hospital Foundation (Edmonton), The Centre for Innovation Studies (Calgary), and Directorships for three privately held Canadian corporations. He is currently also a Director for United Farmers of Alberta (Chair, Enterprise Risk Management Committee).
Dr. Burlet is an alumnus of the Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan and has post graduate training in animal nutrition and herd management from the Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph. He also holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from the Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario. In 2015 he earned his professional corporate director designation from the University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management.
QIXING OU, M. SC., M. AG.
Qixing Ou is currently a Senior Scientist and Laboratory Manager at CanBiocin Inc.. She obtained a M.Sc. in Food Microbiology from the University of Alberta in 2016 as well as a M.Ag. in Animal Microbiology and Immunology from China Agricultural University in 2012. Qixing has more than eight years of research experience in microbiology related areas, including five years of research experience in Food Safety areas.
JESSE NGUYEN, BCOMM, SCMA
Jesse Nguyen brings to the team years of business development and supply chain experience. Holding a Bachelor of Commerce Degree specializing in Management and a Supply Chain Management Professional designation at the University of Alberta. Jesse has participated in multiple start-up companies helping bring a product out of its initial stages of planning and into the multiple stages of commercialization.
MARIA PAOLA SOLIS B.SC., M.SC.
Maria works as a Laboratory Assistant at CanBiocin Inc. She obtained a M.Sc. in Food Microbiology from the University of Alberta in 2017 and a B.Sc. in Food Chemistry from the National Autonomous University of Mexico in 2014. She has 2 years of experience in the field of research and development and over 5 years of laboratory research experience with in-depth knowledge of Food Science.
NIKKI ATANASOVA, M.SC.
Nikki works as a research technologist at CanBiocin Inc. She obtained an M.Sc. in Medical Microbiology and Immunology from University of Alberta in 2018 and a B.Sc. in Biochemistry and Cell Biology from Jacobs University Bremen, Germany in 2013. Nikki has 6 years of diverse research and laboratory experience, including microbiology and molecular biology.