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Cambridge Global Food Security

An Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge

Studying at Cambridge


Infectious Diseases and Food Security

This theme incorporates expertise in:

  • Control of plant disease
  • Influenza-resistant strains of poultry
  • Food-borne zoonoses

We collaborate with Cambridge Infectious Diseases, another of the University’s Interdisciplinary Research Centres.



People specializing in this area

Steering Committee

Professor Chris Gilligan

Analysis of factors that influence and control invasion, persistence and variability of disease and other organisms using a combination of experimentation and modelling.