Domenico Otranto (DVM, PhD, Diplomate EVPC, FRES)
He is Full Professor of Animal Parasitic Diseases at the Department of Veterinary Medicine (University of Bari) where he is currently Head (2015-2018; 2018-). He is President of the World Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology- WAAVP (2019-2022), Past President of the EVPC (2018-2020) and recipient of the Bayer Research Award (2019) and of the Young Scientist award (2007) from the WAAVP
His research output includes more than 550 peer-reviewed articles in international scientific journals and of numerous book chapters. His research focuses on the study of arthropods and arthropod borne diseases of zoonotic concern with both a basic and an applied approach.
He has been Editor in Chief of Medical and Veterinary Entomology (2008-2017), co-Editor of Parasitology Research (2017-), Advisor Editor of Parasites and Vectors and editorial board member of six scientific international journals in the field of the Parasitology. He is organizer of the Parasitology Summer Course.