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Section Board for 'Veterinary Microbiology, Parasitology and Immunology' (58)

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Dr. Kristina Kadlec

Section Editor-in-Chief
Dairy Herd Consulting and Research Company (MBFG), An der Feldmark 16, 31515 Wunstorf, Germany
Interests: antimicrobial resistance; mobile genetic elements; typing of bacteria; bacteria from animals and zoonotic pathogens
Prof. Dr. Karl Pedersen
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Department of Animal Health and Antimicrobial Strategies, National Veterinary Institute, 751 89 Uppsala, Sweden
Interests: vibrio; microbiology; PCR; plasmids; antimicrobial resistance; salmonella; campylobacter; DNA typing; zoonoses; veterinary bacteriology; antibiotics; infectious diseases in animals; molecular epidemiology
Prof. Dr. Evelyn Madoroba
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Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology, Faculty of Science and Agriculture, University of Zululand, KwaDlangezwa 3886, South Africa
Interests: microbiology; antimicrobial resistance
Prof. Dr. Paul M. Coussens
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Department of Animal Science, Michigan State University, Anthony Hall, 474 S. Shaw Lane, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
Interests: Mycobacterium paratuberculosis; bovine leukemia virus
Prof. Dr. Juan Anguita
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Proteomics, Lab #2, CIC bioGUNE, Tecnological Park of Bizkaia, 48160 Derio, Bizkaia, Spain
Interests: inflammation; immune response; macrophage; T cells; phagocytosis; signaling pathways; TLR-mediated signals; mitogen-activated kinases; proinflammatory cytokines; TNF; IL-6; T cell differentiation; autoimmune diseases; immunomodulation; vector-borne diseases; Borrelia burgdorferi; Lyme disease; immunomodulation; carditis
Dr. Kartik Baruah
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Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, 750 07 Uppsala, Sweden
Interests: Sustainable aquaculture;fish and shrimp health;nutraceuticals;heat shock protein;Vibriosis;Epigenetics, biofloc
Prof. Canio Buonavoglia
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Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Bari, 70121 Bari BA, Italy
Interests: infectious diseases of animals; virology; vaccinology; viral diseases of companion animals
Prof. Dr. María Ángeles Calvo
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Facultat de Veterinària, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
Interests: mycology; microbiology
Dr. Dianjun Cao
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College of Veterinary Medicine, Long Island University, 720 Northern Blvd, 101D Roth Hall, Brookville, NY 11548, USA
Interests: pathogen-host interaction; pathogenesis; vaccine development in animal pathogens; with a focus on rotavirus; hepatitis E virus; coronavirus; mannheimia haemolytica; pasteurella multocida; histophilus somni
Prof. Dr. Hengmi Cui
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Institute of Epigenetics and Epigenomics, College of Animal Science and Technology, Yangzhou University, Yangzhou 225009, China
Interests: cancer; epigenetics; endogenous retrovirus; lncRNA
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Prof. Dr. Benjamin Dewals
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Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Liege, 4000 Liege, Belgium
Interests: immunology; helminths; herpesviruses; host-pathogen interactions; coinfections
Prof. Dr. Shigetoshi Eda
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The University of Tennessee, 366 Plant Biotechnology Bldg, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
Interests: infectious diseases; immunology; epidemiology; mathematical modeling; diagnosis; biosensor
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Prof. Dr. Rosa Gálvez Esteban
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1. Department of Specific Didactics, School of Education and Teacher Training, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
2. Member of the Research Group 920411—Epidemiology and Control of Communicable Diseases in Veterinary, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Interests: spatial analysis; geographic information system (GIS); medical entomology; sand flies
Dr. Michael D. Flythe
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United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC 20250, USA
Interests: rumen microbiology; gastrointestinal microbiology; bioactive phytochemical
Prof. Dr. László Fodor
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Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Szent Istvan University, Budapest, Istvan u. 2. 1078, Hungary
Interests: veterinary bacteriology; infectious diseases of animals; genera of Actinobacillus; Avibacterium; Haemophilus; Histophilus; Mannheimia; Pasteurella; Francisella
Dr. Lorenzo José Fraile Sauce
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Animal Science Department, University of Lleida, 25198 Lleida, Spain
Interests: clinical pharmacology; veterinary; livestock; immunology; medicine preventive; epidemiology; antimicrobials; vaccines
Prof. Dr. Yulong Gao
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Harbin Veterinary Research Institute, The Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Harbin 150069, China
Interests: avian immunosuppressive disease; epidemiology; immune suppression; immune escape; vaccine; diagnosis; eradication
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Dr. Enrico Gugliandolo

Department of Veterinary Sciences, University of Messina, 98155 Messina, Italy
Interests: veterinary pharmacology; toxicology; pharmacological activity of natural substances; nutraceuticals; dietary contaminants; animal welfare
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Prof. Dr. Aizhen Guo
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College of Veterinary Medicine, the State Key Laboratory of Agricultural Microbiology, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan, China
Interests: cattle infectious diseases; vaccine; diagnosis; epidemiology; biosafety; zoonosis; tuberculosis; mycoplasmosis; BVDV; IBRV
Prof. Dr. Ramesh C. Gupta
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Breathitt Veterinary Center, Murray State University, Murray, KY 42071, USA
Interests: Veterinary Pharmacology; Veterinary Toxicology; Metals; Mycotoxins; Nutraceuticals; Pesticides; Nutrition
Dr. Stefania Hanau
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Department of Biomedical Sciences and Surgical Specialties, University of Ferrara, 44121 Ferrara, Italy
Interests: leishmaniasis; biochemistry; chemotherapy; immunology; kinetoplastids
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Prof. Dr. Jean-Michel Hatt

Clinic for Zoo Animals, Exotic Pets and Wildlife, University of Zurich, 8006 Zurich, Switzerland
Interests: zoo animals; exotic pets; wildlife
Dr. Farhid Hemmatzadeh
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Associate Professor in Virology School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences Roseworthy Campus, The University of Adelaide South Australia, Adelaide SA 5005, Australia
Interests: Molecular epidemiology and test development for of viral diseases in animals with focus on avian Influenza, Newcastle Disease, Bovine Viral Disease, Border Disease, Bovine leucosis, Koala retrovirus and the Herpesviral infection in cattle, horses, and sheep
Dr. Mark A Holmes
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Reader in Microbial Genomics & Veterinary Science, Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge, Madingley Road, Cambridge CB3 0ES, UK
Interests: molecular epidemiology; evolution; sequencing; immunology; dairy cows; gene expression; phylogenetics; vaccine development; infection; epidemiology; veterinary science; bioinformatics; bacteriology; immunopathogenesis; antibody; gene regulation
Prof. Dr. Johan Höglund
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Department of Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Public Health, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, 750 07 Uppsala, Sweden
Interests: veterinary parasitology; diagnosis; population genetics; parasite ecology/epidemiology; integrated control of major parasites in livestock; ascaridiosis; echinococcosis; dictyocaulosis; ostertagiosis; haemonchosis; fasciolosis; anthelmintic resistance; development of alternative helminth control strategies
Dr. Kwonil Jung
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Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, The Ohio State University, 120 Food Animal Health, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster, OH 44691, USA
Interests: swine disease; viral pathogenesis and disease mechanisms; infectious disease by swine coronaviruses; comparative pathology
Prof. Dr. Atsushi Kato
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Nippon Institute for Biological Science, 9-2221-1 Shin-machi, Ome, Tokyo 198-0024, Japan
Interests: virus; pathogenesis of paramyxovirus and coronavirus; vaccine; regulartory science
Dr. Tomas Korytar

1. Institute of Parasitology, Biology Centre of the Czech Academy of Sciences, České Budějovice, Czech Republic
2. Faculty of Fisheries and Protection of Waters, University of South Bohemia, České Budějovice, Czech Republic
Interests: comparative immunology; B cells; host-pathogen interactions; peritonitis; flow cytometry
Prof. Dr. Leontides Leonidas
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School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Thessaly, 43100 Karditsa, Greece
Interests: epidemiology; pig; sow; sheep diseases
Prof. Dr. Kui Li
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Agricultural Genomics Institute at Shenzhen(AGIS), Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences(CAAS), Shenzhen 518116, Guangdong, China
Interests: animal models of disease; pig genetics and genomics; pig breeding
Dr. Yanbing Li
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State Key Laboratory of Veterinary Biotechnology, Harbin Veterinary Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Harbin, China
Interests: animal virus infectious diseases (avian influenza, swine influenza, Newcastle disease so on); epidemiology; molecular biology; evolution; phylogenetics; vaccine; infection; immunology; diagnosis
Prof. Dr. Jianhua Liu
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National Reference Laboratory of Veterinary Drug Residues, College of Veterinary Medicine, South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou, China
Interests: antimicrobial resistance, plasmid, Enterobacteriaceae, Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae and animals
Dr. Qinfang Liu
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Shanghai Veterinary Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Shanghai, China
Interests: animal virology
Dr. David Longbottom
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Moredun Research Institute, Pentlands Science Park, Midlothian EH26 0PZ, UK
Interests: chlamydial diseases of livestock; bovine respiratory disease; microbial pathogenesis; diagnosis; vaccine development; microbial sequencing
Prof. Dr. Dominiek Maes
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Unit of Porcine Health Management, Department of Internal Medicine, Reproduction and Population Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Salisburylaan 133, B-9820 Merelbeke, Belgium
Interests: M. hyopneumoniae & respiratory disease; sow reproduction and production; Salmonella in pigs; antimicrobial use and resistance; swine herd health and epidemiology; swine reproduction and production; veterinary public; animal housing
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Dr. Valentina Foglia Manzillo
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Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Production, University of Naples Federico II, 80137 Naples, Italy
Interests: internal medicine; vector borne diseases; diagnosis
Prof. Dr. Rosanna Marsella
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Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, 2015 SW 16th Ave., Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
Interests: immunology of allergic skin diseases; canine atopic dermatitis; pathogenesis and novel treatments
Dr. J. Alberto Montoya-Alonso
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Internal Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Research Institute of Biomedical and Health Sciences (IUIBS), University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 35413 Arucas (Las Palmas), Spain
Interests: veterinary internal medicine; animal cardiology; obesity; zoonosis; dirofilariasis
Dr. Arshnee Moodley
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Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Grønnegårdsvej 15, 1870 Frederiksberg C, Denmark
Interests: bacteriophage; antibiotic resistance; animals; molecular epidemiology; genomics
Prof. Dr. Klaus Osterrieder
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Department of Veterinary Medicine, Freie Universitat Berlin, 14163 Berlin, Germany
Interests: the replication, pathogenesis, and diagnosis of equine herpesviruses in domestic horses and wild equids and ungulates that include rhinoceroses, zebras and gazelles
Prof. Dr. Stefania Perrucci
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Department of Veterinary Science, University of Pisa, 56124 Pisa, Italy
Interests: parasites; wild animals; domestic animals
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Dr. Justina Prada
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Department of Veterinary Sciences, University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro, Quinta de Prados, 5000-801 Vila Real, Portugal
Interests: pathology; dermatology; immunohistochemistry; neuropathology; biomaterials
Prof. Dr. Hua-Ji Qiu
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Harbin Veterinary Research Institute (HVRI), Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS), Harbin 150069, China
Interests: classical swine fever; African swine fever; pseudorabies; vaccines; innate and adaptive immunity; virus-host interactions; pathogenesis; diagnostic assays
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Prof. Dr. Laura Rinaldi
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Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Production, University of Naples Federico II, Via della Veterinaria, 1, 80137 Napoli, Italy
Interests: parasitology; epidemiology; livestock; dogs; helminths; protozoa; diagnosis; anthelmintic resistance
Dr. Monika Rinder
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Clinic for Birds, Small Mammals, Reptiles and Ornamental Fish, Centre for Clinical Veterinary Medicine, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, Sonnenstraße 18, D-85764 Oberschleißheim, Germany
Interests: birds; infectious diseases; parasitology; virology; diagnostics
Dr. Manuel Rodriguez Valle
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Centre for Animal Science, Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation, The University of Queensland, Brisbane St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
Interests: host-parasite interactions; tick vaccine; tick control methods; tick-borne diseases; immunogenomics
Dr. Rob Siebers
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Wellington Asthma Research Group, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
Interests: asthma; allergy; indoor environment; biomarkers; epidemiology
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Dr. Ellen E. Sparger
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Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
Interests: molecular pathogenesis of feline immunodeficiency virus infection; vaccine development in animal models for HIV-1 AIDS; use of cytokines and TLR ligands as vaccine adjuvants; tumor immunology in companion animal cancer
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Dr. Katrin Strutzberg-Minder
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IVD Innovative Veterinary Diagnostics (IVD GmbH), 30926 Seelze, Germany
Interests: infectious diseases in swine and horse and diagnostics for them; infectiology & epidemiology in general; Leptospira; Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae; Glaesserella parasuis
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Prof. Dr. Xun Suo
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College of Veterinary Medicine, China Agriculture University, 17 Qinghua E Rd Haidian Qu, Beijing 100083, China
Interests: Protozoa, biology, genetics, immunology
Prof. Dr. Chengming Wang
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Department of Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Auburn University, 1130 Wire Rd, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
Interests: molecular diagnostics and epidemiology; vector-borne diseases; antimicrobial resistance
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Dr. Andrew Richard Williams
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Department of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg C, Denmark
Interests: helminth infections; protozoan infections; parasite–nutrition interactions; gut health and microbiota; nutraceuticals and nonchemical approaches to controlling gut pathogens
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Dr. Zuowei Wu
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Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Preventive Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50010, USA
Interests: antimicrobial resistance; bacterial epidemiology; bacterial pathogenesis; population genomics and evolution; functional genomics; vaccine development; cell and animal models; microbiome
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Prof. Dr. Qingmei Xie
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College of Animal Science, South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou, China
Interests: animal nutrition and immunization; animal husbandry and production; poultry science; avian diseases; livestock
Prof. Dr. Wen Zhou
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Shanghai Veterinary Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Shanghai, China
Interests: lead discovery and optimization; mechanistic studies of bacterial multidrug; anti-infective drugs; medicinal chemistry
Prof. Dr. Jinlin Zhou
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Shanghai Veterinary Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Shanghai 200241, China
Interests: diagnoses for parasitic diseases; tick and tick borne diseases; molecular epidemiology
Dr. Daniel Moura de Aguiar
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Laboratory of Virology and Rickettsiosis, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Federal University of Mato Grosso State, 2367 Fernando Correa Avenue, Cuiabá MT 78043-605, Brazil
Interests: ehrlichiosis; canine morbillivirus; equine infectious anemia virus; infectious diseases; equine arbovirosis
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