speakers

We strive to bring you speakers who challenge and inspire us, who change the way we think about our work. Visit our site often to see the exciting additions to our list.

featured speakers

Here are some of the speakers presenting at Short Course this year.

 

Andrea Bertotti

 University of Torino, Candiolo Cancer Institute

Carrie Barton
BA

Zebrafish Facility Manager

Sinnhuber Aquatic Research Laboratory

Carolyn Allen
BS, CMAR, RLATG

Enrichment & Operant Conditioning Specialist

AbbVie

Kate BAKER
PhD

Behavioral Biologist

Tulane University

David Brammer
DVM, DACLAM

Executive Director Animal Care Operations

University of Houston

Michael Brunt
MSc, CMAR, RMLAT

Project Manager

University of Guelph

Liliana Cesar
DVM

Program Manager

Translational Testing & Training Laboratories
(T3 Labs)

JASON COLLINS
BS

Sales & Technical Manager

Fish Vet Group

Marie Debrue
DVM, MSc, DACLAM

Associate Director Technical & Veterinary Services

Pfizer

Philip Damiani
PhD

Consultant

Charles River

Louis Dawson
BS

Charles River

Laura Conour
DVM, DACLAM

Director, Lab Animal Resources & University Attending Veterinarian

Princeton University

Javier Guillen
DVM

Senior Director for Europe & Latin America

AAALAC International

Rajeev Dhawan
PhD

Director of Bioassay Services

Charles River

Philip Gerwin
DVM, MS

Clinical Veterinarian

Pfizer

Susan Farmer
DVM,PHD

Sr. Clinical Lab Animal Veterinarian

The University of Alabama, Birmingham

Debra Hickman
DVM, MS, DACLAM, DACAW

Director, Laboratory Animal Resource Center

Indiana University

Jeff Irelan
PhD

Director of Tissue Application

Organovo

Patrick  Hayden
PhD

Vice President

MatTek Corp

Kenneth Henderson

Charles River

Donna Jarrell
DVM

Director, Center for Comparative Medicine

Massachusetts General Hospital

Nick King
BSc, MSc

Director of Operations

Fish Vet Group

Maksym V. Kopanitsa
PhD

Head of Translational Biology

Charles River

BAMBI JASMIN
DVM, DACLAM

Attending Veterinarian

Marshall BioResources

VANNESSA K. LEE
DVM

Clinical Veterinarian and Assistant Professor

Emory University

JENNIE LOFGREN
DVM, MSc, DACLAM

Global Head of Animal Welfare and Compliance

Novartis

Christian Lawrence
MS

Aquatic Resources Program Manager

Boston Children's Hospital

Krista La Perle
DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVP

Director, Comparative Pathology

Ohio State University

Joanna Makowska
PhD

Professor, Dept. of Physiology & Pharmacology

University of Calgary

Mary Ann McCrackin
DVM, PhD, DACVS, DACLAM, CMAR

Veterinary Medical Officer, Ralph H. Johnson
VAMC Research Service

Medical University of South Carolina

Keely McGrew
BS, CVT, LATG

Behavior Management Specialist

Charles River

MARY ANN MCCRACKIN
DVM, PHD, DACVS, DACLAM, CMAR

Veterinary Medical Officerh

Medical University of South Carolina

Marnie Silverstein Metzler
DVM, PhD

Attending Veterinarian

Charles River

Guy B. Mulder
DVM, MS, MBA, DACLAM

Exec. Director, Veterinary & Professional Services

Charles River

J-P Mocho
MRCVS, MVDR, DVM

Director

Daniovet

GIAMPAOLO MILITE
DVM, MSC, LAS

Veterinary Consultant

Tecniplast Spa

Cynthia Pekow
DVM, DACLAM

Chief, Veterinary Medical Unit

Seattle V.A. Medical Center

Christina Parkinson
BS, MBA, LATG

Manager, Health Monitoring/Bacteriology

Charles River

Guillaume Pavlovic 
PhD

Head of the Genetic Engineering and Model Validation Department

Phenomin - Institut Clinique de la Souris

Belén PINTADO
BSc, PHD

Head of Transgenesis Unit

Centro National Biotecnologia (CNB)

Patrick Reilly 
PhD

Head of Phenotyping

Phenomin - Institut Clinique de la Souris

Debra Rateri
BS

Scientist III

University of Kentucky

CLAUDIA PITZER
PhD

Interdisciplinary Neurobehavioral Core (INBC)

University of Heidelberg

CRISTIN ROACH
DVM

Clinical Veterinarian and Instructor

Emory University

Clive Roper
BSCH, CBIOL, CSCI, MRSB, PhD

Operational Area Manager, In Vitro Sciences

Charles River

William Shek
 DVM, MSC, PhD

Senior Scientific Director

Charles River

Brianna Skinner
DVM, DACLAM

Sr. Clinical Veterinarian

CDC

R. Dustan Sarazan
DVM, PhD

Consultant

 

Jennifer C. Smith
DVM, DACLAM

Director

Henry Ford Health System

Tasha Thomas
EdD, MS, CMAR, RLATG

Operations/Business Development

Charles River

JULIE SQUIRES
BA, CCFE, CCFS

Certified Coach

Rekindle Solutions

DOUGLAS K. TAYLOR
DVM, MS, DACLAM

Senior Clinical Veterinarian
and Associate Professor

Emory University

ANNIE J. VALUSKA
PhD

Feeding Behavior Senior Scientist, R&D

Nestlé-Purina PetCare

Jeremy Turner
PhD

Co-Founder & CEO

Turner Scientific

Susan Vogel
DVM, MS, DACVS-LA

Attending Veterinarian

Charles River

Rene Tolba

PHD

University of AACHEN Medical Center

Julie Watson
MA VetMB, DACLAM

Assoc. Professor, Dept. of Molecular &
Comparative Pathobiology

Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Yehia  Wafa
VB.V.Sc, RLAT

Project Manager

Charles River

Michele Wilkinson
DVM

Director of Enrichment and Behavioral Medicine

Charles River

William J. White
VMD, MS, DACLAM, Dip. ECLAM

Senior Veterinary Advisor, Veterinary
and Professional Services

Charles River

Marissa Wolfe
DVM, DACLAM

DLAR Clinical Veterinarian

Medical University of South Carolina

Christina Winnicker
DVM, DACLAM

Associate Director

Columbia University

JoAnn Yee
BS, MLS

Pathogen Detection Laboratory Core Manager

California National Primate
Research Center & UC - Davis

HANNO WüRBEL
PhD

Professor of Animal Welfare

University of Bern

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