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Dr Nicol Janecko

Last updated: 24 August 2020

Dr Nicol Janecko was appointed to ACMSF in 2020. She is an epidemiologist and microbiologist by training with a long-standing career focus on foodborne zoonotic pathogens and antimicrobial resistance. She is presently the Campylobacter in the food chain Career Track Group Leader at the Quadram Institute Bioscience, Norwich, UK. She investigates the epidemiology and genomics of Campylobacter along the food chain in the UK and internationally.

Her expertise in microbiology spans most of the foodborne pathogens with particular long-term capabilities in Campylobacter, Salmonella, Vibrio and E.coli. As an epidemiologist at Public Health Agency Canada she delivered scientific outputs and had responsibilities for the operations and strategic direction of retail component for: Foodnet Canada (a national source attribution surveillance system) and the Canada Integrated Program for Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance (an integrated surveillance system reporting AMR trends in four key sections along Canada’s food continuum). She has previously served as a member of the advisory committee for the implementation of national standards for psychosocial health and safety, Infectious Disease Prevention and Control Branch, Public Health Agency Canada.