Parasitic and infectious diseases in species of interest to livestock farmers


The main objective of this research group is the study of the major parasitic and infetious diseases affecting livestock. Research activities are focused on the investigation on pathogenesis, diagnosis, epidemiology and integrated control -chemical, biological, genetic and management procedures- of the diseases with the greatest impact on livestock, mainly ruminants.

Main specialization

Scientific Area:
ERC discipline:
  • LS - LIFE SCIENCES
  • LS6 Immunity and Infection
Industrial Leadership:
  • 7. Other
  • 7.1. Other
Societal Challenges:
  • 2. Food security, sustainable agriculture, marine and maritime research and the bioeconomy.
  • 2.2. Sustainable and competitive agri-food sector for a safe and healthy diet