Elizabeth Loza-Rubio, PhD

National Center of Disciplinary Research in Animal Health (CENID-Microbiología, INIFAP)

Unique veterinary woman belonging to the National Science Academy of Mexico, member of Mexican Veterinary Academy. Pioneer in molecular epidemiology of the rabies, bovine papilloma and other mammal and fish viruses. Also obtaining new generation vaccines such as rabies, influenza and IPNV among others. Author and co-author of more than 60 international and national papers published in indexed journals. More than 200 participations in national and international congresses. Editor of Microbiology of the Mexican Journal called “Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Veerinarias”. Referee of international journals such as: Vaccine, Epidemiology and Infection, Journal of Virological Methods, Journal of Wildlife Diseases, among others. I have published books on West Nile Virus, Rabies, Viral fishes diseases and invited for foreign publishers: Springer Verlag and CABI for publishing chapters related with plant-derived-antigen. Awarded with Jorge Rosenkransz Prize (Epidemiology), CANIFARMA Veterinaria (Biologicals) and Latin American Researcher (Rabies epidemiology), among others. Training and collaboration with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in USA, at the CFIA-Canada, INIA-Spain and in the National Institute of Agri-Food Research (INRA) in Jouy-en-Josas, France, Institute of Wildlife in Germany, as well as at the Pasteur Institute, France where she got a Diplomat in Molecular Virology. She is professor of Virology and Biotechnology in the Faculty of Veterinary of the UNAM. Nowadays, she leaders projects related with Blue tongue in ruminants, IPNV in trouts, Bovine Papilomavirus, Herpesvirus in cattle and new generation sequencing in bats, porcines, small ruminants and Tilapias.