Ana Paula da Silva

Ana Paula da Silva

Animal Biology Graduate Group Student


Major Professor: Rodrigo Gallardo
Home Department: Population Health and Reproduction


  • Ph.D .Animal Biology UC Davis in progress
  • M.Sc. Animal Science, Londrina State University (Brazil)
  • Specialist Microbiology & Infectious Diseases, Londrina State University (Brazil)
  • DVM Federal University of Parana (Brazil)

Research interests
Chicken resistance to infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) infections.


Headley, S.A., Bodnar, L., Silva A.P., Alfieri A.F., Gomes, L.A. Okano, W., Alfieri A.A., Canine distemper virus with concomitant infections due to canine herpesvirus-1, canine parvovirus, and canine adenovirus in puppies from southern Brazil. Jacobs Journal of Microbiology and Pathology, 1(2):015, 2015    

Alfieri, A.A., Silva, A.P., Beuttemmuller, E.A., Balbo, L.C., Acesso amplo e rapido: a fundo na eficiencia dos kits de diagnosticos para parvovirus canino (Broad and quick: a background in the efficiency of diagnostic kits for canine parvovirus). Revista Caes e Gatos 185 (31):48-50, 2015.

Silva, A.P., Bodnar, L. Headley, S.A., Alfieri, A.F., Alfieri, A.A., Molecular detection of canine distemper virus (CDV), canine adenorvirus A type 1 and 2 (CAdV-1 and CAdV-2), and canine parvovirus type 2 (CPV-2) in the urine of dogs. Semina: Ciencias Agrarias 25(6), 2539-2543, 2014. 

Headley, S.A., Alfieri, A.A., Fritzen, J.T.T., Garcia, J.L., Weissenbock, H., Silva, A.P., Bodnar, L., Okano, W., Alfieri, A.F., Concomitant canine distemper, infectious canine hepatitis, canine parvovirus enteritis, canine infectious tracheobronchitis, and toxoplasmosis in a pup. J Vet Diagn Invest, 25:129-135, 2013.

da Silva, AP., Hauck, R., Zhou, H., Gallardo, R., Understaning immune resisteance to infectious bronchitis using major histocompatibility complex chicken lines. Avian Diseases 6:358-365, 2017.