Ph.D. DVM Dennis Rubbenstroth,

Graduate of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Veterinary in Hanover. He defended his doctoral dissertation under the title „Investigation into the taxonomy of the genus Rimerella and the diagnosis of Rimerella infections in domestic poultry and pigeons” in 2012. From May 2018, he is the group leader of the research group at the Institute of Diagnostic Virology, Institute Friedrich Loeffler (FLI) in Greifswald. Doctor has a specialization in veterinary microbiology and specialization in poultry diseases, he also has the honorable title of Diplomate of the European College of Poultry Veterinary Science (ECPVS). Author of many articles covering the subject of viral and bacterial diseases of birds. Dr. Rubbenstroth’s field of interest is bornawirus infection of birds and young pigeon disease. Member of the FCI Veterinary and Scientific Committee for the current term of office.