The working group Applied Epidemiology has the following topics:
- Planning, implementation, and analysis of epidemiological studies in animal populations, e.g. cross-sectional-studies, case-control-studies
- Design of large epidemiological studies
- Development of monitoring systems
- Research on antibiotics use in livestock and on the selection and dissemination of bacteria with antibiotic resistance
- Dr. Racem Ben Rhomdane
- Alexander Bartel
- Susann Weise
- Lisa Gorisek
- Damiano Ferrari
- Jenny Ries
- Alina Küper
- Karoline Henke
- Gudrun Haase
- Lukas Reese
- Marielu Voit
- Xenia Katzurke
- Jakob Hövener
- Beneditta Suwono
- Systematic review of indicators for animal welfare in dairy cattle: doctoral thesis, common project with Prof. Thöne-Reineke (Institute for Animal Welfare, Animal Behavior and Laboratory Animal Science)
- Strengths of integrated veterinary consultations in German dairy farms concerning aninmal health and animal welfare; doctoral thesis of Jenny Ries.
- Insufficiency of performance in sport horses; doctoral thesis of Jakob Hövener.
- Investigation of veterinarians and animals owners regarding shared decision making in veterinary practices; doctoral thesis of Alina Küper
- Consumer study on food safety and meat quality: doctoral thesis of Karoline Henke.
- MolTypList: Molecular typing of Listeria monocytogenes in food and humans. Scientific project of Federal Institute for Risk Assessment, Robert Koch-Institute and FU Berlin, funded by the National Research Platform for Zoonoses as well as the Federal Ministry of Health, 2017 - 2020.
- Effect of deflighting procedure on welfare of flamingos and pelicans; doctoral thesis in cooperation with Zoo Nuremberg and Prof. Thöne-Reineke (Institute for Animal Welfare, Animal Behavior and Laboratory Animal Science)
- Agressive dogs in animal shelter; doctoral thesis of Xenia Katzurke in cooperation with Prof. Thöne-Reineke (Institute for Animal Welfare, Animal Behavior and Laboratory Animal Science)
- Comparison of resistance data of bacteria from human surveillance and montoring and surveillance in veterinary medicine and food production; PhD-thesis of Beneditta Suwono, in cooperation with BfR and RKI
- Survey on measures to alleviate antimicrobial resistance in the G20 countries; funded by Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture; 2017
- EsRAM: Development of integrated reduction measures for antbiotics resistant pathogens in poultry; research network incl. several institutes of FU, 4 public and 3 private partners; funded by the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture, 2016 - 2019
- AACTING: Network on quantification of veterinary antimicrobial consumption at herd level and analysis, communication and benchmarking to improve responsible use; funded by the Joint Programming Initiative on Antimicrobial Resistance, Laufzeit: 2016 - 2018