Bridging the Gaps: Systems-level approaches to antimicrobial resistance
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Antimicrobial Resistance Conference

 
Date(s)
Thursday 7th (09:00) - Friday 8th September 2017 (17:00)
Contact
Please email h.moriarty@nottingham.ac.uk, call 0115 74 86317 or tweet @bridgingthegaps.
Description

On the 7th and 8th September join us for the final event of the antimicrobial resistance programme Bridging the Gaps. This two day event starts with registration from 9am on Thursday 7 September, includes a networking reception event on the Thursday evening, and concludes  on Friday 8 September before 5pm. The conference will be located in and around room A14, in the Pope Building on the University Park campus.

There will be presentations and panel discussions from:

- Dr Paul Cook (Head of Microbiological Risk Assessment, Food Standards Agency)
- Dr Timo Smieszek (Senior Health Economist / Senior Mathematical Modeller, Public Health England)
- Lillian Greenwood MP
- Michael Seals MBE (Chair, The Animal Health and Welfare Board for England [AHWBE])
- Dr Matthew Jenner (Post-doctoral Research Fellow working in TB developments, University of Warwick)
- Dr Timothy Sloan (Clinical Microbiologist, Nottingham University Hospitals)
- Professor Richard James (Emeritus Professor of Microbiology, The University of Nottingham)
- Aimee Murray (University of Exeter, representing Dr Will Gaze’s team)

Plus presentations from Bridging the Gaps funded cross-disciplinary teams and posters covering topics including:
- Point of care diagnostics and antibiotic reduction in humans and other animals
- Biofilm formation and prevention
- Novel antibiotics
- Bacteriophage
- Transmission and reduction of AMR in the environment

University of Nottingham staff can register for the event at nottingham.ac.uk/antimicrobial-resistance. Interested colleagues from other institutions are most welcome so if you have a visitor with you please do bring them along. 

External attendees can register at nottingham.ac.uk/antimicrobial-resistance-external

Bridging the Gaps: Antimicrobial Resistance

School of Mathematical Science
The University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD


telephone: +44 (0) 115 748 6317
email:harry.moriarty@nottingham.ac.uk