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Institute for Life Sciences

MRC-KHIDI International Symposium on Antimicrobial Resistance Event

MRSA (Annie Cavanagh) Wellcome
09:30 - 18:00
25 January 2017
Room 1101 (Lecture Theatre), Building 29, School of Chemistry, Highfield, University of Southampton

For more information regarding this event, please email Dr Seung Lee at c/o .

Event details

This one-day symposium supported by UK-Korea partnering awards from MRC (UK) and KHIDI (South Korea) aims to highlight current progress in the field of chemistry and microbiology to tackle antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and provide networking opportunities. This meeting will feature talks from academic and industrial researchers from UK and Korea on the continuing challenges of unveiling antimicrobial resistant mechanism and developing and delivering effective antibiotics.


We are inviting short talks and poster from early career researchers. If you like to present your research, please send your abstract to by 31 December 2016. We will notify you of the form of presentation. The symposium is free, but please register by an email with the subject line “MRC-KHIDI AMR Symposium” to for catering purposes by Monday 17 January. Please let us know your dietary requirements and if you need a parking space in your registration email.

Confirmed speakers are:

Prof. Petra Oyston (DSTL, UK)

Dr. Mark Sutton (National Infections Service, Public Health England)

Prof. Keun-Seok Seo (Mississippi State University, USA)

Prof. Kyeong Kyu Kim (SungKyunKwan University, South Korea)

Dr. Hee-Jeon Hong (Oxford Brookes University, UK)

Prof. Myron Christodoulides (University of Southampton)

Prof. Peter L. Roach (University of Southampton, UK)

Prof. Ali Tavassoli (University of Southampton, UK)

Dr. Claire Jackson (University of Southampton)

More to follow.


Image: Clusters of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteria. Wellcome Images. Credit to Annie Cavanagh. Creative Commons licence 4.0.

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