Scientific Committee

José Antonio Ribas Junior

Bachelor in Agricultural Engineering, MBA in Quality Management, MBA in Business Management, MBA in Executive Development
Currently: Executive Director of Agriculture at JBS Seara
President of Sindicarne/SC (Union of Meat and By-products Industries of Santa Catarina State)

Lia Treptow Coswig

Bachelor in Veterinary Medicine, PhD in Microbiology.
Currently: Federal Agriculture and Livestock Auditor at the Ministry of Agriculture.

Bruno Silva

Graduated in Animal Science and PhD in Animal Bioclimatology. Currently: Professor and researcher in Pig Nutrition and Production and Environmental Adaptation at the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG).

Johannes Kauffold

Doctor in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Leipzig. Currently: Professor at the University of Leipzig and member of the European College of Swine Production Medicine.

David Barcellos

Doctor in Veterinary Medicine from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. Currently: advisor for the Graduate Program in Veterinary Sciences at UFRGS and Health Consultant.

Eraldo Zanella

Veterinarian graduated from the Federal University of Pelotas, Master and PhD in Animal Reproduction from the University of Nebraska, USA. Currently: Professor and coordinator of the Veterinary Medicine Course at the University of Passo Fundo.

Luís Guilherme de Oliveira

Veterinarian, MSc and PhD from the Universidade Estadual Paulista "Júlio de Mesquita Filho" (Unesp of Jaboticabal). Currently: Professor at Unesp of Jaboticabal in the Department of Veterinary Clinic and Cirurgy.

Maria Nazaré Lisboa

Veterinarian, MSc in Swine Health and Production from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (Spain) and PhD from the University of Murcia (Spain). Currently: Consutant in swine health na production and technical editor of the Suínos & Cia magazine.

Marisa Cardoso

PhD in Veterinary Medicine and Bacteriology from Justus Liebig Universitaet, Giessen, Germany. Full Professor at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul in the Department of Preventive Veterinary Medicine.

Adroaldo Zanella

PhD in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Cambridge (UK). First veterinarian in the world with a PhD in animal welfare.

Dominiek Maes

Veterinarian, MSc in Epidemiology and Herd Health from Utrecht University.; European Veterinary Specialist in Swine Health Management. Currently: Full professor of Swine Health Management, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in Ghent.

Jalusa Deon

Veterinarian, MSc and PhD from the School of Veterinary Medicine, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul. Currently: Researcher at Embrapa Swine and Poultry and member of the scientific advisory committee of the Ministry of Agriculture for microbiology of animal products.

Janice Zanella

Veterinarian, MSc and PhD in Molecular Virology from the University of Nebraska. Currently: Researcher of Animal Virology at EMBRAPA Swine and Poultry and member of the Technical Committee of Swine Health Programs from the Ministry of Agriculture.

Jeffrey Zimmermann

DVM, PhD Professor - Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory in the Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University.

Rafael Frandoloso

PhD in Veterinary Immunology and Microbiology from the University of León (ULE) - Spain. Currently: Professor of undergraduate courses in Veterinary Medicine at University of Passo Fundo.

Fernanda Almeida

IPVS2022 President

Bachelor degree in Veterinary Medicine, PhD in Animal Science Currently: Associate Professor at the Federal University of Minas Gerais.

Fernando Bortolozzo

Veterinarian, PhD in Animal Reproduction Physiopathology from the TiHo-Hannover. Currently: Full professor of the Faculty of Vterinary from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul.

Jeroen Dewulf

PhD in epidemiology and control of Classical Swine Fever from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Ghent, Belgium. Currently: Full professor of Veterinary Epidemiology at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University.

Roberto Guedes

IPVS2022 Scientific Committee Director

Bachelor degree in Veterinary Medicine, PhD in Veterinary Pathobiology / Track of Infectious Diseases. Full Professor at the Federal University of Minas Gerais.

Fábio Vanucci