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Lecture by Prof. Dr. Micheal Hess

on 18-01-2018


Prof. Dr. Micheal Hess, Head, Institute of Clinic for Poultry & Fish Medicine, University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, Austria, is visiting Pakistan and will deliver a talk on 18-01-2018 at 9.00 AM.in Syndicate Room, UVAS, Lahore.

All faculty members, Postgraduate students are requested to attend the talk.

A brief introduction is as . For more details regarding the expertise of Prof Hess, please visit the website

Prof. Dr. Micheal Hess got graduation in Veterinary Medicine from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Free University, Berlin in 1990. Afterwards, Prof Hess earned PhD and Postdoc. from the Institute for Poultry Diseases, Frie University, Berlin, on fowl adenoviruses. Prof. Dr. Hess also completed the habilitation in 2000. Afterwards joining Intervet UK and heading the Department for Avian Research. In 2001, Prof Hess joined the University of Veterinary Medicine in Vienna in order to establish research, teaching and services on poultry health as Head of the Clinic for Poultry. Since 2008, Prof Hess is the Head of the Department for Farm Animals and Veterinary Public Health. Prof Hess is a Founder diplomat of European Veterinary Specialist in Poultry Veterinary Science and also first president of ECPVS. The Lab of Prof Hess is a Reference Laboratory for Adeno Virus in Europe.

Prof Hess is also a member of Editorial Boards of Avian Diseases and Avian Pathology. He has numerous peer-reviewed publications and book chapters and various patents in the area of infectious diseases in poultry.


Prof. Dr. Habib-ur-REHMAN