Dr Marisa Arias Neira | Technical Director
Instituto Nacional De Investigacion Agraria Y Alimentaria

Dr Marisa Arias Neira, Technical Director, Instituto Nacional De Investigacion Agraria Y Alimentaria

Dr. MARISA ARIAS (INIA-CISA, Valdeolmos, Spain)
 Since 2005 she got the  position as Technical Director of the  Animal Health Research Centre (INIA-CISA, SPAIN) belonging to  Instituto Nacuional de Investiqación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria.  Dr. Arias is  Director of the EU Reference Laboratory for African swine fever (ASF), and for the Reference Centre of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) for ASF. Throughout her career, Dr. Arias has been concerned in over seventy two National and EC-funded R&D projects and Agreements for Scientific and Technical cooperation with National and international Institutions and Companies. She has contributed with more than a hundred scientific and technical publications. She has got three national scientific awards for outstanding research, and a merit for the activity research. She has participated often in the capacity of Coordinator and/or Director in over fifty six international Courses on Animal Health organized in Europe, and Central and South America with a special relevance in the last years to ASF.


Day 2 Oct 11th Veterinary @ 16:45

African Swine Fever –  dealing with what is yet to come

  • Addressing epidemiology and the increasing risk of its spread across Europe
  • Developing vaccines to address ASF – where do we stand?
  • Challenges needing to be overcome

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