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MAGNE BISGAARD - CV

Date and place of birth: July 7th, 1945, Saksild, DK-8300 Odder

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Education

1972 Cand. med. vet.
1972 Post graduate courses and exams in microbiology, food hygiene, food conservation, toxicology and food legislation and administration
1976 Post graduate course and exams in virology
1976 Post graduate course and exams in immunology
1980 Post graduate course in biostatistics
1985 Post graduate course in biotechnology
1990 Post graduate course in theory of education
1993 Post graduate course in basic laboratory animal science
1993 IBM course in administration, management, team-building and communication
2001 IBM course in administration

Academic appointments

1972 Lecturer, Department of Veterinary Microbiology, The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University (RVAU), Frederiksberg, DK
1973 Research assistant, Institute of Avian Diseases, Department Langaa
1981 Associate professor in microbiology, Department of Veterinary Microbiology (RVAU)
1983 Research officer, Institute of Avian Diseases, Department Langaa
1984 Senior research officer, Institute of Avian Diseases, Department Langaa
1986 Professor, chair of diseases of poultry, Department of Veterinary Microbiology (RVAU) and head of the Institute of Avian Diseases (Ministry of Agriculture)
1990 Professor, chair of diseases of poultry, Department of Veterinary Microbiology, RVAU
1993-1995 Head of Department of Veterinary Microbiology, RVAU
1996-1998 Professor, chair of diseases of poultry, Department of Veterinary Microbiology, RVAU
1999-2004 Head of Department of Veterinary Microbiology, RVAU
2005-2011 Professor, chair of diseases of poultry, Department of Veterinary Disease Biology, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen
2007 RVAU merged with the University of Copenhagen
2011 Professor emeritus, Department of Veterinary Disease Biology, Faculty of Life Sciences (From January 2012: Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences), University of Copenhagen
2013 Inducted into the World Veterinary Poultry Associations Hall of Honour for outstanding contribution in the furtherance of poultry veterinary science (http://www.wvpa.net)
2015 BISGAARD CONSULTING. Basted upon some 40 years of experience as an adviser for the poultry industry, and as well basic as applied research, totaling more than 600 papers, a private company, Bisgaard Consulting, was established in 2015. The company offers analyses and advice to the industry, including the whole production chain, processing plants, hatcheries and feed mills included.

Membership of professional associations

Danish Society for Pathology
Danish Society for Microbiology
Scandinavian Society for Poultry Pathologists
American Society for Microbiology
World Veterinary Poultry Association
World Poultry Science Association
Pasteurellaceae Subcommittee, I.C.S.M.