Jacek Osek was born in 1958, Lublin, Poland. His education and degrees include being a Professor of veterinary sciences (2003), receiving the D.S. degree in veterinary medicine (1998), D.V.M. degree, and Ph.D. degree in veterinary microbiology (1990), and being a Veterinary Surgeon (1982). He is a Professor at the Department of Hygiene of Food of Animal Origin, National Veterinary Research Institute (NVRI), Pulawy, Poland (since 2003). He was an Associate Professor at the Department of Microbiology of NVRI (1998–2003), Visiting Professor at the Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, University of Gothenburg (UG), Sweden (2000-2001), Visiting Fellow at the Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, UG, Sweden (1993–2000), Professor Assistant at the Department of Microbiology of NVRI (1990–1998), Postdoctoral Fellow at Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, UG, Sweden (1990–1993), and Research Assistant at the Department of Microbiology of NVRI (1982–1990). He has a total of 340 publications including 106 original peer-review research papers, 73 review papers, 35 book and monography chapters, and 124 research communications. His current research activities are serological and molecular identification of pathogenic Escherichia coli (ETEC, STEC, and EPEC) isolated from animals; development of new diagnostic tests based on PCR and multiplex PCR for STEC and ETEC; molecular characterization and clonal relationship of ETEC and STEC strains isolated from different sources; molecular identification of Campylobacter spp. and E. coli STEC in food of animal origin.
Biography Updated on 27 January 2013