Global Surveillance is the umbrella website for research projects and studies produced from the Research Group for Genomic Epidemiology, Technical University of Denmark. The primary task of the research group is to perform targeted research with the aim of reducing the global burden of infectious diseases with a special focus on antimicrobial resistance.

The research group combines expertise in:

  • Molecular and conventional microbiology
  • Epidemiology
  • Bioinformatics

Current related projects include the following:

Global Surveillance of Antimicrobial Resistance – Novo Nordisk Foundation

VEO - Versatile Emerging Infectious Disease Observatory, Horizon 2020

COMPARE - Collaborative Management Platform for Detection and Analyses of (Re-) Emerging and Foodborne Outbreaks in Europe, Horizon 2020

EFFORT - Ecology from Farm to Fork of Microbial Drug Resistance and Transmission, FP7 


Frank Møller Aarestrup
Professor, Head of Division
National Food Institute
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