Institute for Fish and Wildlife Health

Team
 Positions
 

since 2020

Deputy head of the wildlife group and PostDoc researcher (sarcoptic mange project) (50%), assistant in fish diagnostic (50%) at Centre for Fish and Wildlife Health, University of Bern

 2017-2019  

Doctoral student and resident of the European College of Zoological Medicine (Wildlife Populaton Health) at Centre for Fish and Wildlife Health, University of Bern

 

2016

 

Research assistant at the Robert Koch Insitute (P3: Epidemiology of Highly Pathogenic Microorganisms). Project: The role of duikers in the Epidemiology and Ecology of Bacillus cereus biovar anthracis in Taï National Park, Ivory Coast

 

2014-2016

Rotating clinical internship in small animal medicine at the Small Animal Teaching Hospital, University of Bern. Project: Evaluation of inflammatory markers, traditional coagulation tests and rotational thromboelastometry in dogs with acute injury
 Education
 

2020

 Diplomate European College of Zoological Medicine (Wildlife Populaton Health)
 2019

Dr. med. vet. Spatiotemporal spread of sarcoptic mange in the red fox (Vulpes vulpes) and interspecies transmission of fox-derived Sarcoptes scabiei in Switzerland

 2013  Approbation
 


2008-2013

Study of veterinary medicine at the Vetsuisse Faculty, University of Berne, Swtzerland

Undergraduate teaching

Comparative morphology (year 1)

Block course fish / wildlife (Bern and Zurich, year 4)

 

Postgraduate teaching

Continuous training ECZM(WPH) residency

European College of Zoological Medicine

Wildlife Disease Association

European Association of Zoo and Wildlife Veterinarians

American Association of Wildlife Veterinarians

Gesellschaft Schweizer Tierärzte

Schweizer Vereinigung für Wild-, Zoo- und Heimtiermedizin

Schweizer Vereinigung für Tierpathologie

Research interests

Sarcoptic mange in free-ranging wildlife

Diseases of red foxes and other carnivores

Wildlife Disease Ecology (e.g. crayfish plague)

Zoonotic and emerging infectious diseases (e.g. tularemia and African swine fever)

One Health

Research Projects

Crayfish plague
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