ViroVet

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Members  Research in Progress  Recent Research
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VIROVET  is a group of researchers  which operate in the field of veterinary virology

inside the Department of Veterinary Science, University of Pisa, Italy.

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The activity is carried out in two laboratories of conventional virology and molecular virology and

include research in viral diseases of animals such as development and application of new

diagnostic tests, epidemiology, control,  eradication and  development of new vaccination strategies

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Professor

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Associate Professor
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Researcher

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Dott.ssa Maria Luisa Carrozza

Researcher

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Researcher

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Laboratory technician

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Dott.ssa Federica Pizzurro

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Dott. Mahmoud Abdusalam Sharef

PhD student

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1. Study of virulence determinants and development of DIVA strategy to control enzootic haemorrhagic disease of deer

Collaboration with Istituto Zooprofilattico dell'Abruzzo e del Molise, Teramo
Granted by Ministero della Salute

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2. Nutraceutical effect of beta-glucans of bees infected with Deformed
Wing Virus (DWV)
Granted by funds of the University of Pisa

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3. Development of virus like particles for the epizootic haemorrhagic disease virus as a model for the generation of safe vaccines to control animal and human transmissible diseases.
Granted by Tuscan Region (type of grant: regional research in public health)

4. Technical support to the implementation of the health system in Bolivia: first pilot plan in the Chaco region
Granted by Regione Toscana

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5. Construction and validation of a mobile laboratory prototype with a BSL3 unit.
Collaboration with Istituto Zooprofilattico delle Venezie, Padova
Granted by: Fondazione Monte dei Paschi di Siena

 

 

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6. Development of a recombinant antigen from an Italian swine isolate of hepatitis E virus to be used for the diagnosis of infections in humans and animals.
Granted by funds of the University of Pisa

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RECENT RESEARCH

Development of real time PCR protocols for the detection of viruses of honey bees
Granted with funds of the University of Pisa, 2011


 

Development of real-time and RT real-time PCR assays to evaluate the viral load in goats immunized with a small ruminant lentivirus strain
Granted by Italian Ministry of University, 2010


 

Development of virus like particles for the immunization of cattle against epizootic haemorrhagic disease virus
Granted by Italian Ministry of University (type of grant: rientro dei cervelli), 2009


 

Fortalecimiento de la red de salud en el Chaco Boliviano: una perspectiva comunitaria
Granted by Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 2009


 

Development of PCR and ELISA for the diagnosis of Hepatitis E Virus infections in animals and phylogenetic studies on animal viral isolates
Granted by Italian Ministry of University, 2006


 

Development and application of techniques for the detection of cattle persistently infected by bovine diarrhoea virus
Granted by Italian Ministry of University, 2006


 

Evaluation of Lentivirus vaccination strategies in sheep
Granted by European Union, 2004


 

Evaluation of sea water pollution by means of detection of bacteriophages in Mytilus galloprovincialis
Granted by Italian Ministry of Environment, 2002


 

Development and evaluation of novel molecular diagnostic tests for the detection of Maedi Visna Virus infection
Granted by European Union, 1996

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 WHERE WE ARE

Department of Veterinary Sciences

Laboratory of Veterinary Virology and Infectious Diseases

Viale delle Piagge 2, 56124 Pisa