Dr Elissavet Arapi

Elis is an Infectious Disease Researcher and more specifically  an Aquatic Parasitologist. Elis completed her PhD on “Keeping things under control; Diagnostic tools, control strategies and treatments of aquatic infectious diseases in freshwater fish” in order to promote efficient and effective ways to boost productivity in aquaculture. With aquaculture being the fastest growing, food producing sector being able to provide solutions and minimize losses feels very rewarding. She is currently working for a collaborative, interdisciplinary Centre for Doctoral Training – One Health for One Environment: an A – Z Approach for Tackling Zoonosis (‘OneZoo’), aiming to equip the next generation of world – leading scientists with the skills and insight necessary to tackle current and future zoonotic threats. Alongside providing guidance and support for the OneZoo CDT, as a specialist on infectious disease, she is also conducting research on drivers of and solutions for aquatic infections.