Jacques Cabaret was born in Paris in 1945. He obtained an M.S. degree in tropical diseases and animal breeding in 1970 (Maisons-Alfort) and a Ph.D. degree in veterinary medicine (Toulouse) in 1971, 3 certificates in biostatistics (1975-1977), and a Ph.D. degree in 1981 at Paris Jussieu and National History Museum-Paris. He is Diplomate EVPC (European Veterinary College of Parasitology) since 2005. He has obtained a M.S. in philosophy of science in 2007 at Paris Sorbonne. He was first involved in research projects and teaching on helminth diseases in Africa (Burkina-Faso, Mauritania, and Morocco) for seven years. He is currently a Senior Researcher in parasitology at the French National Institute for Agronomy (INRA). His main interests are on ecoepidemiology and genetics of nematodes with a particular focus on resistance to anthelmintics. A more recent interest is on the interactions between philosophy, social sciences, and veterinary science for deciphering views on mortality and diseases of livestock either in organic or conventional farming. He is Editor of The Open Veterinary Science Journal and Editorial Member of several journals (Productions Animales, Revue d’ Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Parasite).
Biography Updated on 5 December 2010