Anthony B. Schryvers


Microbiology, Immunology and Infectious Diseases

Full Member

Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases


University of Calgary, 1984

PhD Biochemistry

University of Alberta, 1981

BSc Honours (Biology)

University of Saskatchewan

Contact information


Office: 403.220.3703


Office : HSC 1867

Preferred method of communication

Administrative Assistant
Deanne Jeffery   
Phone: 403.220.5903

Research and teaching

Research Activities

My primary research interests are in bacterial pathogenesis and vaccine development. My focus is on surface proteins (receptors) in Gram-negative bacterial pathogens involved in iron acquisition and a structure-based approach for developing vaccines and therapeutic antibodies for prevention or treatment of infection. Since the surface proteins are essential for survival (on mucosal surfaces and during invasive infection) they are ideal targets for vaccines and immune-therapeutics and my novel structure-based vaccine design approach is leading to commercially viable solutions for prevention or treatment of infections of humans and food production animals. My teaching interests primarily revolve around the research-intensive program of the BHSc and providing broad exposure to research approaches to students.




  • 1999 - 2004 AHFMR Scientist
  • 1994 -1999 AHFMR Senior Scholarship
  • 1989 -1994 AHFMR Scholarship
  • 1985 -1988 Chembiomed Limited Industrial Fellowship
  • 1984 -1985 MRC Fellowship (two times)
  • 1981 -1984 AHFMR Partial Fellowship (three times)
  • Nat Christie Award (three times)
  • 1980 -1981 AHFMR Studentship
  • 1976 -1980 MRC Studentship