Professor Tanja Opriessnig

Chair of Infectious Disease Pathology, Group Leader

Background

2002-2006: Post Doctoral Research Associate, Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, USA

2006-2010: Assistant Professor, Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, USA

2010-2013: Associate Professor, Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, USA

2013-present: Professor, Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, USA (20%)

2013-present: Professor, The Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh, UK (80%)

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Iowa State University Understanding the pathogenesis of porcine circovirus type 2-associated diseases Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, Austria Nachweismethoden, Prävalenz und Sequenzierung porziner Circoviren in Österreich (Detection, prevalence, and sequencing of porcine circovirus in Austria) Bachelors in Veterinary Medicine, University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, Austria

Research summary

Infectious disease models; Intervention strategies; Pathology; Veterinary diagnostics; Pigs.

Current research interests

Infectious disease investigations in pigs including porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2), porcine reproductive and respiraotry syndrome virus (PRRSV), swine hepatitis E virus (HEV), porcine astrovirus (PAstV), emerging porcine parvovirus (PPV), and Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae.

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