Professor Veterinary Microbiology
University of Calgary

Jeroen De Buck is a Bio-Engineer, and holds a Master’s in Laboratory Animal Sciences, and a PhD in Veterinary Sciences, all from Ghent University. Dr. De Buck has been a Professor in Veterinary Microbiology at the University of Calgary since 2006, and Research Chair in Bacterial Diseases of Dairy Cattle. For 25 years, he has been at the forefront of diagnostic development for veterinary diseases, including with a novel point-of-care platform. Dr. De Buck manages a well-funded lab and has a substantial track record as a mentor and educator. De Buck is author of more than 120 peer-reviewed articles and several patents. Recently, he received the Zoetis Award for Research Excellence and the Peak Scholar Award for innovative work in veterinary infectious diseases. Dr. De Buck is actively engaged with entrepreneurial programs as both a participant and evaluating scientist. Dr. De Buck founded a startup focused on creating on-farm biosensors for dairy producers. He also invents and licenses laboratory equipment.

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Marcio Kanas Executive Director Nomura Bank
Emmanuel Hanon CEO Vicebio
Sven Arnouts Business Development Manager Ghent University - Provaxs
Lourdes Mottier Head of Business Development Strategy Elanco Animal Health
Jan Spaas Global Head of Research Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health
Hans Nauwynck - Panelist Professor University of Ghent
Michael Hemprich - Moderator Director Business Development & Strategy Ceva
Stefaan Wera Chief Operating Officer/Co-founder Virovet
Joris Vandeputte - Moderator President and Founder VacciM
Lauren Carde - Moderator V.P. Operations and Regulatory Affairs Paul Dick and Associates
Klaus Hellmann - Moderator Founder Argenta
Vladimir Pucovsky Scientific Administrator EMA Europa
Jose Carlos Mancera - panelist Senior Clinical Manager Zoetis
Liesbeth Ceelen - Moderator CEO BioLizard
Stein Aerts - panelist Scientific Director & Group Leader VIB
Daniel Jameson - panelist CEO Biorelate
Johannes Charlier Managing Director Kreavet
Jan Wauters Science & Technology Counselor Flanders Investment & Trade
Roxane Feller Secretary General Animal Health Europe
Hans Van Der Weken Postdoctoral Researcher Ghent University
Niels Vander Elst Postdoctoral Researcher Ghent University & KULeuven
Kathleen Marchal Professor Bioinformatics University of Ghent
Paul Hodgson Director of Operations VIDO
Nathalie Vanderheijden Coordinator fot the EUP AH&W University of Ghent
Ann Martens Dean of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Ghent University
Lionel Malbec Product Manager Quantoom Biosciences
Lucas Decuypere CEO Allegro
Jelena Suran CEO Apiotix Technologies
Matthias Hofer Managing Partner SC Group (Stonehaven Cozmix Group AG)
Mathieu Peyrou Global Pharmaceuticals Development Director CEVA
Steve Nanchen Head external innovation Elanco

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