Frank Møller Aarestrup

Frank Møller Aarestrup

Professor, Head of Division

NATIONAL FOOD INSTITUTE
National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark

Division for Global Surveillance
Research Group for Genomic Epidemiology

Technical University of Denmark

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2800 Kgs. Lyngby

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2020
Foto: Joachim Rode
18 SEP

Wastewater offers important source of knowledge about resistance

Wastewater analysis can detect the spread of resistant bacteria and can be used for global monitoring of the problem.    

Biotechnology and biochemistry Medicine and medico technology
Coronavirus stamtræ
10 AUG

Detecting emerging disease outbreaks through monitoring

A new European research collaboration aims to increase the chances of detecting emerging infectious disease outbreaks. Researchers from the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, along with colleagues from the Netherlands, are coordinating the project.

Bacteria and microorganisms Genes and genomes Health and diseases
Update May 2020
27 MAY

Global Sewage Surveillance Project, Update May 2020

An update to the Global Sewage Surveillance Project has been issued.

Update May 2020
27 MAY

Global Sewage Surveillance Project, Update May 2020

An update to the Global Sewage Surveillance Project has been issued.

Coronavirus stamtræ
06 MAY

DTU develops global platform for sharing coronavirus data

A team of researchers at the Technical University of Denmark, DTU, is working with European partners to develop a platform where researchers worldwide can share and retrieve raw data on the novel coronavirus’ genetic makeup for use in e.g. developing vaccines or diagnosing illness.

Bacteria and microorganisms Genes and genomes Health and diseases
Spildevand
29 APR

Toilet visits contribute to surveillance of coronavirus infection

Analyzing sewage can reveal whether the number of COVID-19 infections in an area is increasing or decreasing, according to analyses from the Technical University of Denmark. Such analyses can also show whether changes in behaviour during the corona pandemic e.g. affects how many people get a foodborne illness or the occurrence of antimicrobial...

Bacteria and microorganisms Genes and genomes Health and diseases
Photo: Colourbox.com
05 MAR

DTU helps boost resistance surveillance in Africa and Asia

In three new projects, the Technical University of Denmark, is helping African countries to implement whole genome sequencing and assisting the Asian region in getting access to better data in the fight against antimicrobial resistance.

Bacteria and microorganisms Genes and genomes Food, fish and agriculture Food safety
Photo: Colourbox.com
10 FEB

Wanted: Someone to lead global surveillance of antimicrobial resistance via sewage

In the journal Science, a DTU professor calls for someone to carry on a global surveillance of antimicrobial resistance and infectious diseases via sewage.

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Bacteria and microorganisms Genes and genomes
2019
Photo: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
10 DEC

Antimicrobial resistance expert at DTU among the world’s most influential researchers

Professor and antimicrobial resistance expert Frank Møller Aarestrup from the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark (DTU), is among the most influential researchers in the world.

Bacteria and microorganisms Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Genes and genomes
Photo: Colourbox.com
21 NOV

DTU expands its international advisory services on antimicrobial resistance

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations has designated the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark (DTU) as a new reference centre for antimicrobial resistance.

Food, fish and agriculture Food safety Bacteria and microorganisms Genes and genomes
Image: Human DNA. Philippe Plailly, Science Photo Library, Scanpix
19 NOV

When antimicrobials don’t work – one of the biggest threats to health

According to figures from the EU, antimicrobial resistance kills 25,000 Europeans annually. The WHO considers antimicrobial resistance to be one of the biggest threats to human health, and the National Food Institute has made Denmark a global pioneer in the battle against resistant bacteria.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Genes and genomes Food, fish and agriculture Food safety
Image: Colourbox.dk
07 NOV

Danish help to identify bioterrorism

Researchers from the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, have been working with the US Department of State to prepare laboratories around the world to be able to trace the cause of a bioterrorism attack more quickly.

Bacteria and microorganisms Genes and genomes
Foto: Mikal Schlosser
27 AUG

Meeting sustainable development goals requires research and innovation

On 21 August, 86 Danish ambassadors went on a study trip to DTU to learn more about the Danish strengths within research and innovation.

https://www.food.dtu.dk/english/service/phonebook/person?id=39147&tab=7
27 OCTOBER 2020