Assist. Prof. Vladimir Savić graduated from Veterinary Faculty in Zagreb where he also obtained MSc degree from poultry physiology and pathology. He also obtained PhD from molecular virology at the Faculty of Sciences in Zagreb. Vladimir Savić works in the field of viral poultry diseases for nearly three decades. He is currently director of the Poultry Centre of the Croatian Veterinary Institute and head of the National reference laboratory for avian influenza and Newcastle disease. Vladimir Savić was also working at times for FAO and other organizations as consultant or expert for avian influenza and other poultry diseases in several countries in Europe, Asia and Africa. He was leader or collaborator in several national and international research projects related to poultry diseases. He was major professor for five PhD, one MSc and five graduate students at the Faculty of Sciences and Veterinary Faculty in Zagreb. Vladimir Savić was awarded by the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts for Outstanding scientific achievement in the field of medical sciences for 2005. He has nominal position of assistant professor at the Veterinary Faculty in Zagreb.