BSAC Spring Conference

Reigniting the AMR agenda

THIS CONFERENCE IS CPD ACCREDITED

HELD 10-11 MAY 2022

Professor David Aanensen

Within The Centre for Genomic Pathogen Surveillance David and team focus on data flow and the use of genome sequencing for surveillance of microbial pathogens through a combination of web application and software engineering, methods development and large-scale structured pathogen surveys and sequencing of microbes with delivery of information for decision making.

Working with major public health agencies such as the US CDC, the European CDC, Public Health England and the WHO, systems are utilised to interpret and aid decision making for infection control.

David is also Director of the NIHR funded Global Health Research Unit on Genomic Surveillance of Antimicrobial Resistance working with partners leading National AMR strategies in The Phillipines, Colombia, Nigeria and India to implement genomic surveillance and linking to routine phenotypic and epidemiological data for priority pathogens.

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