The European Commission for the Control of Foot-and-Mouth Disease (EuFMD)

Special Committee for Surveillance and Applied Research (SCSAR)

The Special Committee for Surveillance and Applied Research was established in April 2019. The SCSAR stems from the Research Group of the Standing Technical Committee. The report of the online meeting held virtually on 22 January 2021 is available here.

Name

Country

Title

Montse Aguero

Spain

Deputy Director, Laboratorio Central de Veterinaria (LCV)

Tsviatko Alexandrov

Bulgaria

Risk management specialist - EuFMD Pillar I coordinator 

Michel Bellaiche

Israel

Deputy Director, Kimron Veterinary Institute

Emiliana Brocchi

Italy

Former Head, National FAO-WOAH Reference laboratory for FMD - IZSLER Italy

Abdulnaci Bulut

Türkiye

Veterinary FMD Expert, Sap Institute

Nicola D'Alterio

Italy

Director of Health, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale Abruzzo e Molise (IZSAM)

Kris De Clercq

Belgium

Former Director of Virology & Head of the Unit Vesicular and Exotic Diseases, Sciensano Institute, Belgium

Phaedra Eblé

Netherlands

Statutory Task Unit Transmissible Diseases, Wageningen Bioveterinary Research - Lelystad

Cristian Gortazar

Spain

Head, National Wildlife Research Institute IREC, Univ. Castilla-La Mancha (IREC)

Santina Grazioli

Italy

IZSLER, Italy

Christian Griot

Switzerland

Director, Institute of Virology and Immunology (IVI)

Miguel Angel Jimenez Clavero

Spain

Head, Animal Health Research Center, Centro de investigation en sanidad animal (CISA)

Don King

United Kingdom

Head, Vesicular Disease Reference Laboratory Group, The Pirbright institute

Kiril Krstevski

North Macedonia

National reference lab network of Balkan countries/Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Skopje

Renaud Lancelot

France

Veterinary Epidemiologist, Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement (CIRAD)

David Lefebvre

Belgium

Sciensano Institute

Thomas Mettenleiter

Germany

President, Friedrich Loeffler Institute (FLI)

Fahriye Sarac

Türkiye

Director, Pendik Veterinary Control and Research Institute

Cevdet Yarali

Türkiye

Deputy Director, Veterinary Control Central Research Institute

Stephan Zientara

France

Assistant Director, Agence nationale de sécurité sanitaire de l’alimentation, de l’environnement et du travail (ANSES)

Other centres of expertise proposed to be contacted for specific diseases

Name

Country

Institution

Casals Jordi

Spain

Researcher, CRESA (for LSD, RVF)

Miguel Ángel Miranda

Spain

Senior Lecturer, Universidad de Zaragoza