Dr. Lauzi is Assistant Professor of Veterinary Infectious Diseases in domestic animals at the Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences of the University of Milan, Italy. She received her veterinary degree from the University of Milan, Italy, in 1995, and her Specialization in Animal health from the same university in 2000. Prior to joining the University of Milan in 2005, Dr Lauzi worked as Assistant Professor at the Veterinary Faculty of the University of Padua, Italy from 1999. Her teaching activity is mainly in courses held at the Veterinary Medicine Degree programme of the University of Milan, Italy. Her research activity focuses on infectious diseases of domestic animals, especially companion animals, and wildlife and on emerging and zoonotic diseases. Dr Lauzi has authored more than 40 peer-reviewed publications and reviews manuscripts for a number of journals. She is responsible of the Serology and Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital of the University of Milan, Italy since 2008. Dr Lauzi is De Facto Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Microbiology from 28/3/2022.