Society of Biology networking event for researchers in Antimicrobial Resistance

  • Event:  Society of Biology networking workshop for researchers:  Antimicrobial resistance – environments, evolution and transmission
  • When:  Friday 3 July 2015
  • Time:  12.30 - 6 pm
  • Location:  University of Dundee
  • Registration:  Click here

Chaired by Professor Mike Ferguson, University of Dundee

  • 12.30 – 13.15  Networking lunch
  • 13.15 – 13.25  Welcome from the Chair
  • 13.25 – 13.45  AMR Cross-Council Initiative:  Research Council representative (TBC)
  • 13.45 – 14.30  Multidisciplinary and health informatics approaches to tackling AMR:  Dr Charis Marwick, University of Dundee
  • 14.30 – 14.50 Tea and coffee
  • 14.50 – 15.35  Antibiotic resistance genotype-phenotype association: from discovery to clinical implementation:   Julian Parkhill, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
  • 15.35 – 16.50  Poster-facilitated networking
  • 16.50 – 17.00  Closing remarks
  • 17.00 – close  Networking reception

Why attend?

  • Network with other researchers in your region who work on different aspects of AMR in your own field and other scientific disciplines.
  • Learn about the funding options and routes available to AMR researchers, including Theme 3 of the AMR Cross-Council Initiative.
  • Meet both early-career researchers and established researchers in the field.
  • Link up with researchers across the UK.
  • Find out what learned societies are doing to tackle AMR and how they can help you increase the impact of your research.

Apply to attend

For further information, and to apply to attend one of these free workshops, please visit the applications page and submit a brief abstract describing your research interests.  The application deadline is Sunday 17 May.

If eligible, there will also be the opportunity to apply for a travel and inclusion grant to support attendance.
 
Jackie Caine MSB
Senior Science Policy Adviser
 
www.societyofbiology.org

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