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Troels Lillebaek is Professor of Infectious Diseases Epidemiology with special focus on Molecular Epidemiology at Global Health Section, University of Copenhagen. He is also director at at the International Reference Laboratory of Mycobacteriology (IRLM) at Statens Serum Institut (SSI). SSI is a national institute under the auspices of the Danish Ministry of Health which ensures preparedness against infectious diseases through surveillance, specialised diagnostics and research.
Primary fields of research
Main research areas are tuberculosis, mycobacteria and molecular biology focussing on infectious diseases molecular epidemiology, especially whole genome sequencing of mycobacteria. The aim is that infectious diseases molecular epidemiology research should add value to global health, e.g. by deciphering molecular epidemiological patterns and guiding local- and global control strategies.