Gábor Földvári is a research associate professor at Institute of Evolution, Centre for Ecological Research, Budapest. His research focuses on ecology of emerging infectious diseases. He graduated as a biologist in Szeged, Hungary in 2001 with main topics microbiology and ecology. He obtained his PhD and habilitated in veterinary parasitology at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Budapest. He has teaching experience in various university courses in zoology, parasitology and parasite ecology in English, German and Hungarian languages. He had several months-long research visits in Complutense University of Madrid, Konrad Lorenz Institute, Vienna and the Natural History Museum, London. He was guest lecturer in veterinary universities of Madrid, Brno and Vienna. His research area is parasitology, disease ecology, more specifically eco-epidemiology of ticks and tick-borne pathogens and the effect of climate change and biodiversity loss on emerging infectious diseases. He currently leads the Emerging Pathogen Ecology Research Group in the Institute of Evolution, Centre for Ecological Research, Budapest.