Anamaria Nicola

Anamaria Nicola

Ana M. Nicola National Health Service and Agri‐Food Quality (SENASA), Buenos Aires, Argentina Ana M. Nicola was awarded a degree in Veterinary Medicine in 1987 by the National University of Litoral, Argentina, and a Masters degree in Biotechnology by Buenos Aires University. From 1988 to 1992, she was Professor of Microbiology at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at the University Eduardo Mondlane in Mozambique. Since 1996 she has been in charge of the Brucellosis Laboratory at SENASA (National Health Service and Agri‐Food Quality), Argentina, designated as a Reference Laboratory by the OIE in 2004 and as a FAO Reference Center for brucellosis in 2013. Their main activities are in the fields of diagnostics, production and quality control of vaccines and antigens for brucellosis as well as training. Ms. Nicola is also a member of the Argentine Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians as well as of the SENASA Biosafety Committee and BioGib (Iberoamerican Biosafety Group) and the OIE Ad Hoc Group for Brucellosis.