The principal decision-making body of Institute of Food Safety, Animal Health and Environment “BIOR” is the Scientific Council consisting of scientists from such basic scientific areas as veterinary medicine, fisheries, food and environment. The Scientific Council is elected at the general meeting of the Institute’s scientists for the period of five years.

The Scientific Council approves activities and development strategy of the Institute and determines the areas of activity of the Institute. The Scientific Council also elects the director, academic staff, and other administrative officials of the Institute.

Members of the Scientific Council

Chairman of the Council

Dr.biol. Dina Cīrule, Head of Pathology Group, Laboratory of Microbiology and Pathology

Members of the Council 

Aivars Bērziņš,

Director of the Institute

Janīna Daukšte

Senior expert of the Customer Service Division (Sample Acceptance Office in Daugavpils)
Māris Plikšs
Leading researcher at the Marine Division of the Fish Resource Research Department
Ingars Reinholds
Senior expert in the Laboratory of Chemistry


Regulation of Institute "BIOR" 25.01.2016. (in Latvian).