Prof. Priscilla FREITAS GERBER

Associate Professor
Office Address
Room 1B-409, 4/F, Block 1, To Yuen Building, 31 To Yuen Street, City University of Hong Kong
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Priscilla Gerber joined the Department of Infectious Diseases and Public Health as an Associate Professor (Swine) in January 2023. She is a veterinarian with a longstanding research interest in the diagnosis and control of infectious diseases in production animals. Before joining CityU, she held research positions at Iowa State University, USA, The Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh, UK and the University of New England, Australia. She is an editor for Poultry and the Journal of Virological Methods.

Prof. Gerber's research focuses on the pathogenesis and immunity of viral infectious diseases in production animals, emphasising disease control in pigs and chickens. 

  • Infectious disease models in poultry and swine 
  • Infectious disease transmission 
  • Diagnostic strategies on farm 
  • Host-pathogen interaction

A full list of publications can be found on Google Scholar.

Prof. Gerber is looking for highly motivated PhD students and research assistants interested in infectious diseases in pigs and poultry. Please email Prof. Gerber your CV if interested.