Niels Jørgen Olesen


Niels Jørgen Olesen

National Institute of Aquatic Resources

Henrik Dams Allé

Building 202 Room 4230

2800 Kgs. Lyngby




Fish Diseases VHS Virology

Professor Niels Jørgen Olesen, DVM, Ph.D Head of section. Research area: Fish diseases with focus on their surveillance and control, on prophylaxis, and on development of diagnostic methods. The activities include studies on host-pathogen interactions, on serological response, vaccine development and genetic resistance, development of immunochemical methods such as immunoflourescence, ELISA, immunohistochemistry for pathogen detection. Disease pathogenesis studies. Molecular and immunological pathogen characterisation, epidemiology and health management in aquaculture and risk analysis.