Dr. Jerry Saliki is currently a full Professor and Director of the University of Georgia Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory in Athens, GA. Dr. Saliki holds a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Liège (Belgium) and a PhD in veterinary virology from Cornell University, New York. He has lived, studied and worked in many countries including Cameroon, Belgium, France, and the USA (New York, Oklahoma, and Georgia). In his current position, Dr. Saliki is responsible for supervising a full-service veterinary diagnostic laboratory. For 11 years, Dr. Saliki served as editor-in-chief of the Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation – an international journal of veterinary diagnostics. Dr. Saliki is a well-known international expert on infectious diseases and laboratory quality assurance and has served as a consultant for the USDA, FAO, and biotech and agro-companies in the USA and China. He has trained many international scholars in his laboratory and has also conducted international infectious disease and quality assurance training workshops in several countries (Armenia, China, Ethiopia, Ghana, Mali, Philippines, Senegal, and Tanzania). He has also published over 100 scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Saliki is married with seven children (ages 14 to 35) and is fluent in English, French, and three Cameroonian languages.