Salome Dürr received her veterinary degree at the University of Bern, Switzerland in 2004. She conducted her doctoral thesis on “rabies control and surveillance strategies in N’Djaména, Chad”, at the University of Basel, Switzerland, and received her doctoral degree in 2007. After one year work as a practical veterinarian, Salome worked as a research associate at the Veterinary Public Health Institute (VPHI) of the University of Bern, Switzerland, from 2008-2012. There, she completed the residency training program of the ECVPH (2012) and of the official Swiss veterinarian. From 2013 to 2015 she has been a postdoctoral research fellow at the Veterinary Faculty of The University of Sydney, Australia. She currently leads her research group as an assistant professor at the VPHI University of Bern combining research (infectious disease modeling, canine rabies, One Health epidemiology), undergraduate and postgraduate teaching.