Events

Pathogen Molecular Biology Seminar | Discovery of Bedaquiline – New drug for drug-resistant Tuberculosis

Co-hosted by the AMR and TB Centre Details Speaker: Dr Anil Koul, Department of Antimicrobial Research Janssen R&D, Belgium Chair: Prof Brendan Wren Date: 25 June 2018 Time: 12:45 pm Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre, Keppel Street

LMPC Meeting | Exploiting parasite weaknesses and drug resistance

London Molecular Parasitology Club Meeting Details Speaker: Terry Smith, University of St Andrews, UK Title: Exploiting parasite weaknesses in lipid and associated metabolism   Speaker: Marcus Lee, Wellcome Sanger Institute, UK Title: Exploiting drug resistance to identify antimalarial targets   Date: 27 June 2018 Time: 18:00 Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre, Keppel Street

Seminar | A sociology of antimicrobial mis-use and resistance

Summary In the search for solutions to the global problem of antimicrobial resistance, there has been a tendency to focus on ‘how’ we should behave differently (e.g. be more judicious, follow guidelines for best practice) rather than developing a deeper understanding of ‘why’ we act in the ways we do in relation to antimicrobials. In […]

Short course | AMR: a multidisciplinary approach

Overview This course equips delegates with the knowledge, conceptual frameworks and tools necessary to understand and respond to the complex threat of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR). The course learning reflects a One Health perspective that incorporates multiple disciplines, multiple sectors and national and international level considerations. Course dates: 16 – 20 July 2018 At the Sixty-eighth […]

Upcoming seminars

4 September 2018, 12:45 – 14:00 Title TBC | Susie Dunachie, Tropical Immunology, Kellogg College, University of Oxford LG81, Keppel Street   2 October 2018, 12:45 – 14:00 Antibiotic use for pets in the UK | PhD updgrade Room TBC   6 November 2018, 12:45 – 14:00 Title TBC | David Weber, UNC School of Medicine Room […]

Fresh perspectives: Social Research on Anti-Microbial Resistance (AMR)

Summary This event will bring together researchers who are attending to ‘the social’ in AMR, including anthropologists, sociologists, historians, geographers, artists, philosophers and other related scholars. While many are engaged in productive interdisciplinary work within their every day research, this symposium presents an opportunity for concentration on disciplinary work within the social sciences and humanities. […]