Artur Summerfield

Bio:Professor Dr. Artur Summerfield is a veterinary immunologist and virologist with specialization on the immune system of pigs, in particular antigen presenting cells and their interaction with viruses. He studied veterinary medicine in Berlin and obtained his PhD 1994 in Tübingen at the Federal Research Center for Viral Diseases (now Friedrich-Löffler-Institute) Germany. He then moved to the Institute of Virology and Immunology (IVI) in Mittelhäusern, Switzerland for as postdoctoral scientist and deputy head of the Cell Biology Department. In 2006, he became head of the Laboratory of Immunology and in 2010 of the Research Department at this Institute. In 2013 he was nominated Professor of Veterinary Immunology at the Vetsuisse Faculty of the University of Bern. In this position he is heading the Immunology Department at the IVI in Mittelhäusern and Bern. He has a total of 128 publications and is member of the scientific advisory board of several European and US research organizations. He is in the editorial board of leading journals in the field.
Address:Federal Department of Home Affairs (EDI-IVI)
Sensemattstrasse 293
3147 Mittlhäusern
CH - Switzerland

Last update: Friday, October 7, 2011
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