1987 DVM Universidad Nacional de Río Cuarto, Argentina.
1995 MS University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Lincoln, NE., USA.
2000 Ph.D. University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE., USA.
Professional Employment Experience
2004-Present. Assistant Professor. Department of Pathobiology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT.
2001-2004. Microbiologist. Exotic Viral Diseases Research, Plum Island Animal Disease Center, Greenport, NY.
2000-2001. Research Associate. Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, University of Nebraska- Lincoln and Plum Island Animal Disease Center, Agricultural Research Service, USDA, Greenport, NY.
1987-1992. Instructor. Area: Infectious Diseases of Domestic Animals. Department of Animal Pathology, School of Veterinary Medicine, Universidad Naçional de Río Cuarto, Argentina.
PVS 5503. Molecular Approaches to Disease Diagnosis and Prevention.
Classical swine fever virus
Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV)
"Classical Swine Fever Virus: role of the 3'UTR in infectivity of swine." Plum Island Animal Disease Center, ARS, US Department of Agriculture. Specific Cooperative Agreement No 58-1940-5-573. May 2007.
"Role of glycosylation of Classical Swine Fever Virus envelope proteins on virus virulence, antigenicity, and immunogenicity" National Research Initiative (#CONS-2006-01614), US Department of Agriculture. August 2006-August 2009.
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