Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance

Event Date: October 6th - 6th 2017

Non-Member Cost: £90

Website: http://www.rsc.org/events/detail/26777/anti-microbial-resistance-how-can-chemistry-be-used-to-develop-safe-new-antibiotics

Early Bird deadline: 15th September 

RSC/BTS members £90 early-bird
Non-members £120 early-bird
RSC Student/RSC Retired £30 early-bird (retired members need to request a discount code in advance)

Preliminary programme:
Continuing education lecture – Pharmacology of antimicrobials and mechanisms of resistance.
Laura Bowater, University of East Anglia

Why is antimicrobial resistance such an issue and what has led us to this point.
Neil Woodford, Public Health England

What can be done to protect what is already in the medicines cabinet?
Gavin Barlow, Castle Hill Hospital

Using the microbiome to treat resistance – is this a good way forward?
Colin Hill, University College Cork, Ireland

Antimicrobials in the environment
Andrew Singer, NERC Centre for Ecology & Hydrology

What are the economic and regulatory challenges for pharmaceutical companies in developing new antimicrobials? Elias Mossialos, London School of Economics

Discovery, Biosynthesis and Bioengineering of Novel Antibiotics from Bacteria
Dr Matthew Jenner, University of Warwick ​