Antimicrobial resistance conference on behalf of Bridging the Gaps, University of Nottingham

The conference

We are excited to announce that Bridging the Gaps, at University of Nottingham, have organised a free antimicrobial resistance conference. The conference will include an evening reception, and dinner will be provided.

Registration required (see below).

When: Thursday 7th to Friday 8th September 2017

Where: A14, Pope Building, University Park campus, The University of Nottingham.


There will be presentations 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 Tim 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 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


For Universities (other than The University of Nottingham), industry, NHS Trusts, Public Health England, RCUK and other funding organisations.