Dr. Olga Wellnitz

Olga Wellnitz received a degree in veterinary medicine from the University in Berlin, Germany, and a PhD from the University of Bern, Switzerland. After postdoc positions in Germany and at the University of Vermont, Wellnitz returned in 2005 to the University of Bern where she is currently employed as an associate professor of veterinary physiology. Wellnitz's main research focus is the mammary gland biology and physiology with a special interest in mammary gland immunology and the function of the blood-milk barrier.