Annelies Michem


  • Assisting the veterinary during interventions in Antwerp ZOO and Planckendael ZOO
  • Assisting with the autopsies
  • Weighing out/preparing/readying drugs and supplements in accordance with the instructions of the veterinary
  • Completing animal files in the database and translating them, preparing autopsy reports and translating same, preparing anaesthesia reports and translating them, preparing biochemical reports
  • Managing the stock of surgical and laboratory supplies (+ ordering)
  • Cadaver administration (listing and shipment)
  • Management of veterinary samples (frozen/formol) for scientific research (listing and shipment)


I graduated in Agro and Biotechnology in 2009 from KaHo-Sint Lieven, Sint-Niklaas (now Odisee, Sint-Niklaas). In January 2010 I started as a veterinary assistant with Veterinary Surgeon Francis Vercammen in ZOO Antwerp and ZOO Planckendael.

Key Publications

I have no publications in my own name, although I am credited in the research referred to this publication for the delivery of material and data.