Title: Project Manager
Association/Company: Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie
Project Manager of the Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie – IZSVe for the AdriAquaNet project and senior veterinarian at the IZSVe specialist fish center (Legnaro – Padua).
He carries out his activities at the territorial diagnostic section of Adria (Rovigo). He is responsible for the national reference laboratory for crustacean diseases; expert in aquaculture, ittiopathology and fish welfare. His research interests concern animal health and the well-being of farmed and wild aquatic organisms, the use of drugs and vaccines in aquaculture.
He is also involved in monitoring and eradication plans for notifiable diseases of aquatic organisms and zoonosis related to the handling and consumption of fish products.
He is involved in national and European research projects on flavobacteriosis of European fish species, the development of vaccination protocols, the use of innovative diagnostic techniques, the drafting of monitoring plans for shrimp plague, well-being in farming and fish slaughter, organic aquaculture. Member of numerous national and international working groups and adjunct professor in the field of health and well-being of aquatic organisms