photo_FMarsilio_jpgFulvio Marsilio was born in Bari on 20 december 1960.
He graduated in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Bari (Italy) in 1985 and obtained a degree in "Prophylaxis in infectious diseases of animals" from the School for the Scientific Research at Brescia in 1986, while working at the Virology and Molecular Biology Laboratories of the Istituto Zooprofilattico of Brescia.
He obtained a PhD in Veterinary Parasitology from the University of Bari in 1989.
From 1990 to 1994 he worked at the Institute of Infectious Diseases of Animals of the Bari Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and since 1994 he is researcher in infectious animal diseases at the Termano Faculty of Veterinary Medicine.
In November 1996, he attended the Institut für Virologie der Tierärztlichen Hochschule of Hannover (Germany), where he worked on the biomolecular typing of canine distemper virus strains.
Currently, he teaches infectious animal diseases (including infectious diseases in companion animals and livestock) at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Teramo. He is full professor in infectious diseases of animals and director of post-graduate school on Animal health, farming and production at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Teramo.
Since December 2005, he is Dean of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Teramo. He is member of the Regional Board for Zooprophylaxis at the Veterinary Services of the Abruzzo Region. His research interests include the aetiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis and prophylaxis of infectious diseases of dogs, cats and sheep.

My list of 10 selected publications
  • Di Martino, B., Di Profio, F., Martella, V., Ceci, C., Marsilio, F. Evidence for recombination in neboviruses (2011) Veterinary Microbiology, 153 (3-4), pp. 367-372.
  • Di Martino, B., Ceci, C., Di Profio, F.D., Marsilio, F. In vitro inactivation of feline calicivirus (FCV) by chemical disinfectants: Resistance variation among field strains (2010) Archives of Virology, 155 (12), pp. 2047-2051.
  • Di Martino, B., Marsilio, F. Feline calicivirus VP2 is involved in the self-assembly of the capsid protein into virus-like particles (2010) Research in Veterinary Science, 89 (2), pp. 279-281.
  • Di Martino, B., Marsilio, F., Di Profio, F., Lorusso, E., Friedrich, K.G., Buonavoglia, C., Martella, V. Detection of antibodies against Norovirus genogroup GIV in carnivores(2010) Clinical and Vaccine Immunology, 17 (1), pp. 180-182.
  • Di Martino, B., Di Rocco, C., Ceci, C., Marsilio, F. Characterization of a strain of feline calicivirus isolated from a dog faecal sample (2009) Veterinary Microbiology, 139 (1-2), pp. 52-57.
  • Di Martino, B., Marsilio, F., Roy, P. Assembly of feline calicivirus-like particle and its immunogenicity (2007) Veterinary Microbiology, 120 (1-2), pp. 173-178.
  • Marsilio, F., Martino, B.D., Decaro, N., Buonavoglia, C. A novel nested PCR for the diagnosis of calicivirus infections in the cat (2005) Veterinary Microbiology, 105 (1), pp. 1-7.
  • Pratelli, A., Elia, G., Martella, V., Tinelli, A., Decaro, N., Marsilio, F., Buonavoglia, D., Tempesta, M., Buonavoglia, C. M gene evolution of canine coronavirus in naturally infected dogs (2002) Veterinary Record, 151 (25), pp. 758-761.
  • Marsilio, F., Tiscar, P.-G., Gentile, L., Roth, H.U., Boscagli, G., Tempesta, M., Gatti, A. Serologic survey for selected viral pathogens in brown bears from Italy (1997) Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 33 (2), pp. 304-307.
  • Buonavoglia, C., Marsilio, F., Tempesta, M., Buonavoglia, D., Tiscar, P.G., Cavalli, A., Compagnucci, M. Use of a feline panleukopenia modified live virus vaccine in cats in the primary-stage of feline immunodeficiency virus infection. (1993) Zentralblatt fur Veterinarmedizin. Reihe B. Journal of veterinary medicine. Series B, 40 (5), pp. 343-346.

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