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Veterinary Sciences Research Group CENTAURO

Academic Unit: Faculty of Agricultural Sciences

Colombian Ministry of Science

Class

A1

Call

833

Profile

OECD

Discipline

Agricultural sciences

Subdiscipline

Veterinary science

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Strategic Focus

The Veterinary Sciences Research Group (CENTAURO) aims to support scientific and technological development and the advance of Veterinary Sciences in Colombia through the creation, execution, and dissemination of research projects that respond to the solution of specific problems related to health and welfare of animals, prevention of transmission of diseases among animals, and prevention of zoonoses.

Research Areas and Topics

  • Companion animals
  • Veterinary education.
  • Veterinary epidemiology and public health.
  • Bovine medicine.
  • Equine medicine and surgery (LIMCE).
  • Emerging and re-emerging zoonoses.

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Group Coordinator

Jorge Arturo Fernández Silva, PhD

PhD in Veterinary Medicine.

University of Giessen, Germany.

Group Coordinator Email

jorge.fernandez@udea.edu.co

Research Group Email

grupocentauro@udea.edu.co

Scientific Cooperation

Collaborative Relationships

  • University of Giessen.
  • University of Texas – Medical Branch.
  • Universidad Austral de Chile.
  • Universidad CES.

Notable Projects

  • Design of a control program for bovine paratuberculosis by Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in a specialized dairy herd in Colombia.
  • Molecular epidemiology of mastitis pathogens and determination of antibiotic residues and resistance in herds of the northern dairy region of Antioquia, Colombia: a pilot study.
  •  Analysis of teaching practices in the subject Veterinary Public Health 1 of the Veterinary Medicine program of Universidad de Antioquia.
  • Multicenter study of Seroprevalence of IgG Anti-Toxoplasma in Pregnant Women in Hospital Centers of Medellin.
  • Research Training Program on the Impact of Zoonotic and Vector-Borne Viruses, Rickettsiae, and Leptospira in Acute Undifferentiated Febrile Illnesses.
  • Clinical, endocrine, and metabolic characterization of Colombian creole horses with overweight and obesity under swimming protocols.

Main Research Results

  • Scientific papers in indexed journals, training of undergraduate, master and doctoral students of different programs of UdeA and other universities in the country.

Research Portafolio

  • Diagnosis of some pathogens; although not in a continuous, permanent, or structured manner, it is closely related to research.

More Information

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