Professor, the University of Otago, Co-director, Genomics Aotearoa
Research Leader, Invetus NZ Ltd.
Shirli is an enthusiastic veterinary researcher with a background in cattle health. Through the last 15 years, Shirli has been working for both Clinical Research Organizations (CROs) and Fundamental Research Organizations.
Originally from Argentina where she trained and practiced as a veterinarian, Shirli obtained her Masters’ and Ph.D. degrees in Veterinary Science at Massey University in New Zealand.
Since 2020 Shirli has also been a GLP and GCP Study Director/Investigator in multiple projects including multi-site studies, target animal safety, pharmacokinetics, efficacy, toxicology, residues, vaccine batch testing, etc. She has vast experience in product development for both animal and human health projects helping pharmaceutical companies reaching their registration goals. In addition, Shirli is currently doing business development for Invetus NZ on the international stage