Chandan Pal (University of Gothenburg, Sahlgrenska Academy, Department of Infectious Diseases) will defend his thesis entitled: Effects of biocides and metals on antibiotic resistance 31 January 2017 at 9.00 am. Venue: Arvid Carlsson lecture hall, Medicinaregatan 3, Gothenburg. Faculty opponent: Professor Marko Virta, University of Helsinki, Finland.
The Swedish Research Council (VR) has prolonged the funding of NDPIA until 2020. Currently there are 234 NDPIA members (156 PhD students and 78 postdocs) and several upcoming courses are in the pipe-line for 2017 – please access http://ndpia.se/current_events/ for information on future activities (more to come). Also please forward www.ndpia.se and information about the programme to relevant contacts.
Osama Ahmed Hassan Ahmed (Dept. of Clinical Microbiology, Virology, Umeå University) will defend his thesis “Rift Valley Fever: Challenges and new insights for prevention and control using the "One Health" approach.” 22 November 2016 at 9 a.m. in NUS 6M, Laboratoriecentrum, Betula, Umeå University.