Past Events

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 […]

Seminar | Population genomics of Klebsiella pneumoniae

Summary Kat is currently a NHMRC Career Development Fellow and Associate Professor at the University Of Melbourne, and a HHMI-Gates International Research Scholar. Kat went to the University of Cambridge to undertake a PhD in Molecular Biology at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute. There she studied the genomics of typhoid fever, under the supervision of […]

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 […]

Seminar | Zoonoses and antimicrobial resistance in One Health studies

Speaker: Prof John Crump, University of Otago (New Zealand) When: Tues 5 Sept 2017, 12:30 – 2:00pm Where: Keppel St. LG81

Seminar | Diagnostics for AMR

Summary Professor Peeling will give an overview of the discussions that went on at the AMR events during the UN General Assembly in New York in Sept 2016, at the World Economic Forum in Davos in Jan 2017, and most recently at the WHO World Health Assembly in May 2017.  This will be followed by an interactive […]

Seminar | Mycoplasma genitalium: antimicrobial resistance and implications for management

Summary Mycoplasma genitalium is an established cause of urethritis and cervicitis and has recently been shown to increase the risk of pelvic inflammatory disease, spontaneous abortion and pre-term delivery. Lacking a peptidoglycan containing cell wall, M.genitalium has limited susceptibility to currently available classes of antimicrobials and has displayed a marked propensity to develop antimicrobial resistance […]