Edir N Silva
World Poultry Science Association
Dr Edir Silva graduated as a veterinarian from the Federal University in the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil, in his home town Belo Horizonte, in 1972. He spent most of his academic years in a research training programme for undergraduate students on microbiology and poultry diseases. Following graduation, he joined the College of Veterinary Medicine (FMVZ) of the State University of Sao Paulo (USP) working as a microbiologist on the diseases of poultry where he was involved in research, teaching and extension programmes for the poultry sector. The Poultry Diagnostic Laboratory at the FMVZ-USP was one the most active labs in a steadily growing period in Brazil’s most important poultry producing state.
Poultry, Poultry Diseases