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We Welcome Professor Julia Beatty

24 October 2019

Professor Julia Beatty recently joined the Department of Infectious Diseases and Public Health as Chair Professor of Veterinary Medicine and Infectious Diseases.

She is a graduate of the Royal Veterinary College, University of London, and holds a PhD in viral immunology from the University of Glasgow. Most recently she worked as Professor of Feline Medicine at the University of Sydney and served as Hospital Director for the University Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Head of Small Animal Medicine and Associate Dean of Clinical Sciences, providing academic leadership to the Schools’ five clinical facilities.

She will contribute to the teaching in the Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine programme and her research will focus on novel cancer-causing viruses, addressing fundamental questions in viral oncogenesis relevant to the health of companion animals while providing insights into human diseases.

Read Prof Julia Beatty’s bio here.