Michael Robert Hässig, born Mai 28th 1958 in Zurich, citizens of Switzerland.
Married to Barbara Urech Hässig, dipl. Math. ETH SIA, two children: Dominique born 1991, Nicolas born 1995.
Working-place: University of Zurich, Vetsuisse Faculty Zurich, Department for Farm Animals (Head: Prof. Dr. med. vet. H. Bollwein), Head of Section for Agrovet Strickhof UZH, deputy of the research council.
Main scientific interests are the etiology of bovine abortion, specially infectious etiology, basics on immunology related to abortion, epidemiological studies, herd problems, evaluations. Personal additional scientific projects include perinatal Immunology of the calf, influence of NIR on bovine health, adverse effects after vaccination and the Evaluation of herd health under the condition of „evidence based medicine“.