Prof. Dr. Peter Deplazes

  • Prof. Dr. Peter Deplazes, Professor and Director of the Institute of Parasitology of the Vetsuisse- and Medical Faculty, University of Zurich (Switzerland). He graduated from the University of Zurich in 1984 where he also performed his doctoral thesis. From 1988 to 1990 he was assistant and 1992 he became head of the laboratory for zoonoses at the Institute of Parasitology, University of Zurich. In 1991, he was a guest scientist at the Institute for Molecular Genetics and Animal Disease, School of Veterinary Studies, Murdoch (Western Australia). His main research focuses on the biology, epidemiology, diagnosis and control of zoonotic parasites, such as Echinococcus, Taenia and Toxocara, and on opportunistic parasites in immune-deficient patients. He is a founding member of the European Veterinary Parasitology College (EVPC) and of European Scientific Counsel Companion Animal Parasites (ESCCAP) and he is member of several professional organizations as well as several advisory boards of a number of foundations aiming to improve veterinary parasitology. He is co-author of more than 180 peer-reviewed papers and was invited speaker at many conferences and symposiums.

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