au-cCountry: Denmark

Main role: Leading development of rapid and reliable innovative methods for detection of pathogens and identification of insect vectors, further development of DNA barcodes for pathogen identification and development of on-site diagnostic tools.

Description: Aarhus University (AU) is a top ten university among universities founded within the past 100 years. AU has a strong commitment to the development of society that is realised through its collaboration with government agencies and institutions and the business community. The university’s goal is to contribute towards solving the complex global challenges facing the world. Number of students 2015: 42,500

Number of employees 2015: 11,550

Turnover in 2015: DKK 6,278 million

Contact person: Mogens Nicolaisen | Head of group | mn@agro.au.dk

Website: http://www.au.dk/en