Aanensen Group | Genomic Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases

Aanensen Group | Genomic Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases

Aanensen Group

aanensen-group-2.jpgSanger Institute, Genome Research Limited

Our Research and Approach

Our group consistis of a mix of genomic epidemiologists, computational biologists and web software engineers within The Centre for Genomic Pathogen Surveillance (CGPS) a collaboration with Imperial College London.

Within CGPS, broad aims are to provide data and tools for local, national and international utility focused on antimicrobial resistance and genomic surveillance. We are addressing the utility of large-scale structured pathogen surveys to provide contextual WGS datasets and population structure. Key aims are to enable the identification of high risk clones of public health importance, their risk assessment (eg resistance, virulence and transmissibility) and ultimately management.

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Dr David Aanensen
Group Leader

David holds a joint faculty position at Imperial College London

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Key Projects, Collaborations, Tools & Data

We work with international agencies, surveillance networks and the broader molecular epidemiology and public health community to enable the utility of whole genome sequencing for global public health.

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