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Box 393, Aristotle University, 54124, Thessaloniki, Greece
Improving productivity, health, reproduction and management of farm animals, particularly Sheep and Goats
In 1997, he was awarded a doctoral thesis in animal husbandry at the same University. He also holds a Ph.D in behavioural nutrition, awarded from the University of Edinburgh in 2001.
He is currently professor in Animal Husbandry at the School of Veterinary Medicine of the Aristotle University, Greece.
He has been member of the EAEVE visiting experts and participated in the evaluation of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in Brno, Czech Republic (2004) and the veterinary Faculty in Lugo, Spain (2008). He has extensive clinical experience in sheep and goat medicine, as well as broad experience on improving productivity, health, reproduction and management of other farm animals, particularly beef and dairy cattle. He has participated in 20 research programs, mostly EU-funded, and has managed a series of field trials for drug testing, funded by Greek pharmaceutical companies. Currently, he is coordinating the iSAGE project: www.isage.eu
He has published extensively (2 theses, 1 book, 7 book chapters, 56 papers in international refereed journals, 6 papers in Greek refereed journals, 122 abstracts in conference proceedings). He has been awarded an Honorary Lectureship from the Veterinary Faculty of the University of Liverpool (2006), an Erasmus Fellowship (2008) and the 2009 award for Research excellence and novelty, by the Research Committee of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.