We are happy to share the keynote speakers of the ESLAV-ECLAM 2023 Annual Meeting here! 


Joaquim Segales
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Joaquim Segalés is a full professor at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB, Spain) and a researcher at the IRTA-CReSA, a BSL3 research institute located at the campus of UAB. He is also diagnostician at the Veterinary Pathology Diagnostic Service at the UAB since 1996. He became a diplomate for the European College of Veterinary Pathologists in 2000 and for the European College of Porcine Health Management in 2004. He has been working on infectious diseases and animal models since 1993, especially regarding diseases of swine; from 2014 onwards, he has been also involved in zoonotic coronavirus (MERS-CoV and SARS-CoV-2) research. Dr Segalés is a co-author of more than 400 international peer-reviewed publications.






Cory Brayton
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Dr Brayton is a veterinary pathologist and scientist, a diplomate of the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM) and of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP). She served as the 2014 ACVP president and served on ACLAM’s examination committee. She is an associate professor and phenotyping core director at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD. She has been involved in research and teaching as a scientist, collaborator, pathologist, clinical veterinarian, attending veterinarian, IACUC member, and laboratory director in medical schools and academic institutions for more than 30 years, and has long-standing interests in genetic, infectious and other influences on animals and research.










Kathleen Pritchett-Corning
Director of the Office of Animal Resources
Attending Veterinarian
Courtesy Instructor Appointment in the Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology

Attending Veterinarian and Director of the Office of Animal Resources at the Harvard University Faculty of Arts and Sciences and an Affiliate Assistant Professor in the Department of Comparative Medicine at the University of Washington, U.S. She has more than 25 years of experience in laboratory animal science and medicine, with a focus on animal-based husbandry research. She has authored more than 70 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters, including chapters in the 3rd edition of Laboratory Animal Medicine, and 5 volumes of the Charles River Handbook series.