Grazia Greco is DVM, PhD in “Infectious disease of small ruminants” obtained at the Veterinary Medicine Faculty of University of Bari
Currently she is Associate Professor of Infectious Diseases of Animals at the Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Bari, Italy, where teaches “Epidemiology and Animal Health Low “at the degree course of Veterinary Medicine”, at the PhD course in “Animal Health and Zoonosis” and at the Post-Graduate School of “Infectious Diseases, Prophylaxis and Veterinary Police”.
She is member of the Italian Society of Veterinary Infectivologists (ANIV), member of the Italian Society of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (Si.Di.L.V.), and past Member of the ICSP –Subcommittee on Taxonomy Chlamydiae (from 2008-2016).
Prof. Greco has coordinated and collaborated in several national and international research projects. Her research activity is focused on agents of infectious diseases of domestic animals, with particular emphasis on those that have an economic impact on livestock productivity and are responsible for zoonoses. These studies involve bacteria of domestic and wild carnivores (Bartonella spp, hemotropic Mycoplasma, atypical Mycobacterium spp, Brucella spp.) and ruminants (Chlamydia spp., Coxiella burnetii, C. perfringens Mycoplasma agalactiae). Molecular surveillance of bacterial infections, development of innovative diagnostic assays and vaccines are objectives of the research. Her research output includes 137 articles published in refereed international scientific journals, papers in conference proceedings and presentations in scientific conferences