Shaunna Huston

Director, Programs & Business

Physiology and Pharmacology

Full Member

Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases

PHD: Immunology

Cumming School of Medicine University of Calgary, 2013


University of Calgary, 2006

Contact information


Office: 403.220.6074

Web presence



Office : HRIC 4AA08

Preferred method of communication

Administrative Assistant
Neil Chander   
Phone: 403-220-2705

Research and teaching

Research Activities

Infections, Inflammation & Chronic Disease in the changing environment (IICD) multidisciplinary research and education. Leadership role in building new advanced programs that currently include the International Microbiome Centre, Containment Level 3 program and the Wild Microbiome & Immunology program.



  • Sept 2013-Specialty travel award, Department of Immunology, University of Calgary                     
  • June 2011-Canadian Student Health Research Forum, Doctoral Student Nomination by Immunology Department Head and Associated Dean of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
  • May 2011-Specialty travel award, Department of Immunology, University of Calgary
  • Sept 2010 - The Lung Association-Alberta and the North West Territories, Doctoral Studentship Award                       
  • 2008- Internal & External Travel awards (2008), CIHR Training Program Travel Award, ‘Keystone Conference,’ Colorado, USA
  • April 2004-First Class Honors, BSC, Cellular, molecular and microbial biology, University of Calgary
  • April 2002-Nominated Student of the Year, Medicine Hat College