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Dr

Andres Diaz Mendez

Lecturer (Production Animal Health)
Veterinary Biosciences
Virology
Vaccine
Diagnostics
Picornavirus
Herpesvirus
Coronavirus
Poultry
Equine
Animal models
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Dr

Andres Diaz Mendez

 
Division
Veterinary And Agricultural Sciences
 
Primary Interest
Veterinary virology
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Dr

Andres Diaz Mendez

 

Andrés is a lecturer in production animal health and researcher in veterinary virology in the Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences at The University of Melbourne.

Andrés earned his veterinary degree from the Universidad de La Salle in Bogotá, Colombia in 1998, where he then worked as a poultry veterinarian. After moving to Canada in 1999, he pursued his postgraduate education at the Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, where he earned his MSc in clinical studies in 2006 working on equine respiratory viruses and a PhD in veterinary virology in 2012 focused on the picornavirus equine rhinitis A virus.

After graduation, Andrés worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the Firestone Equine Respiratory Research Laboratory at the University of Guelph. Since his relocation to Melbourne, Australia in 2014, his research has focused on avian and equine virology including work on infectious laryngotracheitis virus (ILTV), infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) and equine herpesviruses (EHV).

Scholarly Works

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Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2011

The Advancement in Equine Research Award

Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health

2009

Col. K.L. Campbell Graduate Research Award in Equine Studies

The University of Guelph

2004

Malcolm Scholarship

The University of Guelph

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Awards

Credentials

Positions


Lecturer (Production Animal Health)

Veterinary Biosciences

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

University of Guelph

Masters of Science

University of Guelph

Medico Veterinario

Universidad de La Salle