Supervisor: Dr. Matheus Costa, Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
Home Community: Belo Horizonte, Brazil / Saskatoon, Sask.
- MSc - Federal University of Minas Gerais, 2022
- DVM - Federal University of Minas Gerais, 2018
Barbara is a Brazillian veterinarian with a Master of Science degree in veterinary pathology from the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais.
Upon graduation, Dr. Cortez worked at the WCVM as a visiting research student performing research on non-antibiotic alternatives for swine dysentery using an in vitro approach, then moved to the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization (VIDO) as a research assistant, optimizing the in vitro culture of the vaccinal strain of Lawsonia intracellularis.