Past Events

Seminar | Resistant Microbes and Precarious Lives: Aquaculture health practices and their social and material determinants.

Summary This seminar presents field evidence and experience in Bangladesh that examines the country’s export-led aquaculture practices and associated therapeutic applications. In the southwest of Bangladesh farmers earn a precarious living farming shrimp and prawn in aquatic environments harbouring novel pathogens, and in a state of near permanent disease. Over the past four decades development […]

The Wellcome Trust Special Talks

The Vaccine and AMR Centres present The Wellcome Trust Special Talks Chair: John Edmunds, Dean of Faculty LSHTM   Summary:  12.30   Wellcome’s Strategic Priority for Vaccines, Charlie Weller, Head of Vaccines Programme Wellcome Trust   Charlie Weller has been head of the vaccines priority platform and head of epidemics since the start of 2017. She led the development of the […]

Film and panel discussion | The Third Man: How are we entwined with anti-microbials today?

Credit: Courtesy of STUDIOCANAL Films Ltd   Doors open at 5 pm  Set in postwar Vienna, Austria, The Third Man stars Joseph Cotten as Holly Martins, a writer of pulp Westerns, who arrives penniless as a guest of his childhood chum Harry Lime (Orson Welles), only to find him dead! This award-winning 1949 British film noir, directed by Carol […]

PMDB Seminar | How to make “resistance-proof” antibiotics?

Details Speaker: Dr Luiz Pedro Carvalho Mycobacterial Metabolism and Antibiotic Research Laboratory The Francis Crick Institute Chair: Dr Teresa Cortes Date: 16 November 2017 Time: 12.45pm Venue: Manson Lecture Theatre

Inaugural Lecture | Evolution of Travel Medicine: From Art to Science

Details Speaker: by Professor Ron Behrens BSc MB ChB MD FRCP, Professor of Travel Medicine Venue: John Snow Lecture Theatre, Keppel Street Date: Wednesday 15 November 2017 Time: 17:15 – 19:30 Lecture will be followed by a drinks reception in the South Courtyard Cafe. The lecture will be streamed live.

Antibiotic Awareness Week

The AMR Centre is involved with three events during Antibiotic Awareness Week – and we have all you need to know right here!   Monday 13 November: AMR misconceptions twitter chat, 2:00 pm Join us for a Twitter Chat with expert panellists to myth-bust common misconceptions about antibiotics and resistance. Follow @longitude_prize and @LSHTM_AMR with the […]

One Health and Antimicrobial Resistance

8 of November 2017 5pm – 7pm Royal Veterinary College  Great Hall, Camden, Royal College Street, NW1 0TU   To celebrate the International One Health day, we are delighted to invite you to this free, public evening event that will take place at the Royal Veterinary College in Camden, London. Resistance to antimicrobials is currently one […]

Seminar | A Framework for Dissecting and Applying Bacterial Antibiotic Responses

Summary Bacteria form resistance to our antibiotics at an alarming rate, given the timescale at which new treatments are being developed.Thus, there is a critical need to use antibiotics more effectively, extend the shelf life of existing antibiotics and minimize their side effects. Using drug resistant clinical isolates and computational modeling, I have developed a […]

CRD Upgrading | Towards an understanding of antibiotic use in swine production systems in Thailand

Details Speaker: Angkana Sommanustweechai Supervisors: Shunmay Yeung and Anne Mills Venue: LG08, Keppel Street Date: 17 October Time: 13:00

Seminar | My wife has drug-resistant TB; and what of me and our children?

Co-hosted with the TB Centre Summary The last two decades have seen huge leaps in the recognition and diagnosis of MDR-TB and therapeutic management is gradually catching up. Nevertheless, for an affected household the identification of an individual with MDR-TB using a novel diagnostic and the initiation of an exciting new treatment regimen, is only […]