Marina Spynu

           Спыну М.

Doctor of Veterinary Sciences, Doctor of Biological Sciences, Professor of the Department of Infectious Diseases University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

In 1982, she graduated from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, with honors.

Since 1985, he has been working at the University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine from Cluj-Napoca as an assistant at the Department of Infectious Diseases of the Faculty of Clinical Sciences. From 2000 to 2012, she was the Deputy Dean for Research at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (FMV).

In 1991, she defended her doctoral dissertation on veterinary medicine with the dissertation "Peculiarities of the immune system of animals”, and in 2005 she received a Doctor of Biological Sciences degree, defending her dissertation on "Immunomodulatory and adjuvant properties of alcoholic extracts of calendula officinalis and Echinacea narrowleaf in chickens".

She has been teaching since 1985. She gives lectures in both Romanian and English in Cluj in the following disciplines: "Infectious diseases", "Preventive Veterinary Medicine" and others.

Since 1997, FVM has become a member of the European Association of Veterinary Education Institutions, where Marina Spinu first acted as an expert in the field of clinical sciences (since 2003), auditor (2010-2014), member of the Educational Committee (ECOVE) (2014-2016) and Coordinator of Veterinary Education (from 2016 to the present).

Since 2003, she has been a PhD consultant and teaches 9 graduate students. 24 dissertations have already been defended under her leadership.

The main areas of scientific research include infectious diseases of animals and, mainly, studies of the interaction of the pathogen and the immune system, changes in the microbiome when taking medications and changing environmental factors, antibiotic resistance and its change in farm animals and wild animals, alternative treatment methods and changes in antimicrobial resistance due to them.

She is a member of the editorial boards of the Polish Journal of Veterinary Medicine, the Romanian Veterinary Review, Veterinary Bulletin, Scientific Parasitology and as a guest editor for Frontiers in Veterinary Science, MDPI (Antibiotics), MDPI Animals and as a reviewer for all of them, as well as Biommed Central.

The total number of publications is 507, he is a co-author of 29 books and textbooks for students, monographs, 64 ISI articles in journals with an impact factor, 2673 citations, h index (WoS) =14, Google scholar index = 28, i10 index =61.