Vetpath 2016October 11 - 14, 2016 Monash University, Prato, Italy

John Elmerdahl Olsen

John Elmerdahl Olsen is Professor, Veterinary Microbiology at the Veterinary School, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. He is a veterinarian by training (1982) did his PhD on Salmonella molecular epidemiology (1989) and is Doctor of Science (Vet) based on a thesis on Salmonella infection biology (2005). His recent research focus on how selected antimicrobial resistant bacteria adapt to treatment with the antimicrobial drugs that they are resistant to, and how different treatment strategies with antimicrobials, especially tetracycline, affect selection and efficacy of treatment under field conditions, and whether we can approach evaluation of resistance development with different treatment strategies using mathematical modeling.

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