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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.




Steve Kazemi, brings over 20 years of probiotic experience including building and managing multiple fermentation facilities, product formulation and business development. He received his Bachelor's degree from The University of New Mexico in Chemistry.  


He is responsible for overseeing the manufacturing and scale up operations at CanBiocin.  He is also tasked with managing customer expectations around deliverables as they relate to product supply.  In addition he is working on bringing new products for human health, food and animal safety applications to customers looking for cutting edge technology.

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Jason is an accomplished CFO with experience at industry-leading private and public companies.  Jason specializes in identifying organizations to bring to the next level of achievement and plays a key role in their success through expertise in financial management, strategic financial planning, mergers and acquisitions, and regulatory compliance.  Jason is a CPA, CA and holds a BBA Degree from the University of Regina.



Sherry Orich brings to the team over 30 years of bookkeeping experience as a dedicated and detail-oriented accounting professional. 

 She is a QuickBooks Certified ProAdvisor and has extensive experience in QBO and Sage.


Before joining CanBiocin, Sherry owned and operated a successful sign business, overseeing 5 employees, for 19 years.  




Bernadette works as a Research Technologist at CanBiocin Inc. She obtained a B.Sc. in Biological Sciences from the University of Alberta in 2002 and a B.Sc. in Cell Biology in 2005.


She has over 13 years of experience as a laboratory technologist in both academic and ISO 17025 accredited  laboratories. Bernadette has over 11 years of research experience in microbiology with a focus on food borne pathogens.



M.Sc., M. Ag.

Qixing Ou is currently a Senior Scientist at CanBiocin. 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.


Kausal Gopalkrishnan B.Sc., PMP

Kausal works as a Research Technologist at Canbiocin Inc. She has a BSc. in  Biology from the University of Alberta and is PMP certified.

She brings with her more than 10 years of experience working in a commercial ISO 17025 certified food safety laboratory including 5 years of managing the laboratory. She has also participated in a start-up lab gaining ISO accreditation.





Lingxiao Zhang is currently a Junior Scientist at CanBiocin. She obtained a M.Sc. in Food Science and Technology from the University of Alberta in 2018.


She also has a M.Sc. in Cell Biology from Shandong University in 2012, China. Lingxiao has ten years of research experience in molecular biology and five years of research and laboratory experience in food science.