Event on “Antimicrobial resistance surveillance in environmental and human samples”


On September 21st, 2023 CAMRIA researcher and leader of the MARGIN project – Randi Jacobsen Bertelsen is organising an event entitled “Antimicrobial resistance surveillance in environmental and human samples”.

The seminar will gather several international speakers that will discuss the problem of antimicrobial resistance focusing on different perspectives, including antimicrobial resistance in One Health Context, human gut antibiotic resistome, monitoring of global AMR patterns and many more.

It is possible to participate in the event physically – it will take place in Auditorium 2, BB-building, Haukeland University Hospital, Jonas Lies vei 91, Bergen – or online. To receive a link to the event, you can register here.

The seminar program:

11:30 Welcome

11:35 Antimicrobial Stewardship in Hospitals, Resistance Selection and Transfer in a One Health Context – the STRESST Project – Adam Roberts, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK

12:15 Klebsiella pneumoniae in a One Health perspective in Norway – Iren Høyland Löhr, Stavanger University Hospital, Norway

12:55 Population-level variation in the human gut antibiotic resistomeKatariina Pärnänen, University of Turku, Finland

13:35 Coffee break (15 min)

13:50 Residues, recirculation, re-exposure and resistance. Why we need to consider the stability of antimicrobials in the farm environment – Aldert Zomer, Utrecht University, the Netherlands

14:30 Monitoring of global AMR patterns using sewage and public data – Patrick Munk, Denmark Technical University, Denmark

15:10 AMR in the environment and the need for surveillance: a Norwegian perspective – Nachiket Marathe, Institute of Marine Research, Bergen, Norway 

15:50 Closing remarks

If you have any questions about the event, contact the organiser: Randi J Bertelsen, e-mail: randi.j.bertelsen@uib.no


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