Dana Liana Pusta
She is a professor in Animal Genetics, Molecular Genetics and Hereditary diseases in domestic animals at Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, belonging to University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca, Romania. She received her BSc, in 1996 graduating from FVM in Cluj-Napoca, her PhD title in 2005 in veterinary medicine at USAMV Cluj-Napoca, MSc title in Economy of Natural Resources, University Babes-Bolyai (UBB) Cluj-Napoca in 2007. Prof. Pusta published more than 150 papers in international and national peer-reviewed journals in the field of animal genetics and physiology. She participated in 2 practical stages in Hobro, Denmark (1995) and in Montluçon, France (2002) and she had 6 TS grants in the Erasmus frame in FVM in Europe. Prof. Pusta conduct 2 research grants and was involved in the team of other 11 grants. She is a co-author of 2 patents and 3 registered trade mark, also a EAEVE evaluator and she participated in the evaluation team of 6 FVM in Europe. She is a member of 10 national (all international affiliated) and international societies, among them: European Cytogeneticists Association, European Biotechnology Thematic Network Association, European Association of Establishments for Veterinary Education, Societatea Română de Genetică Medicală affiliated with The European Society of Human Genetics. Also, a member of 2 editorial boards and a scientific reviewer of 12 journals. Prof. Pusta was awarded with different distinctions, such as: Diploma and medal for the progress of veterinary medicine, Silver medal for a patent, Best biotechnological product award, Honorary medal of FVM Cluj-Napoca.