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Registration open for Antibiotics and Antibiotic Resistance course 2024!

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Courtesy: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

This five-day intensive course for NDPIA members introduces antibiotic resistance from a microbial perspective and from a clinical – One Health perspective.

The course gives an in-depth overview on:
  • the modes of action of different antibiotics and how microbes resist the effects of the antibiotics,
  • diagnostic methods to detect known and novel resistance genes,
  • the origins of resistance genes and the biological cost of resistance for the microbe, and
  • modern methodology for new antibiotic development and alternative therapeutics for infectious disease
When: 15-19 April, 2024
Where: Stora Brännbo, Sigtuna
Registration deadline: 14 February, 2024

Abstract submission deadline: 4 March, 2024

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Join the NDPIA team!

National Doctoral Programme in Infection and Antibiotics (NDPIA) is looking for a project coordinator that will work with the NDPIA management to help organize courses, workshops, and network meetings as well as other duties needed to maintain and summarize records for student membership and NDPIA activities.

Link to the application site is given below.

Last day to apply is 2 November, 2023.

Full access to the Nature Masterclasses On-demand platform!

What can you learn in 20 minutes?

The Nature Masterclasses online courses are specifically designed to be used on demand and at your rhythm. They are bite-sized (10-20 minute lessons) so you can dip in and out during natural gaps in your work. Choose your own learning path – whether that is working through a course in order, or dipping in and out of modules. The courses are designed to be interactive with in-lesson activities that will keep you engaged and give you plenty of opportunities to practise using new skills and concepts.

You will learn techniques and strategies to develop your skills and confidence across a range of essential research activities. You’ll be able to apply these skills to your everyday professional life but also leverage them to develop your career.

All full NDPIA members are eligible to apply for a personal code that will give you access to all courses on the Nature Masterclasses on-demand platform. We have a limited number of spots available, and access will be granted on a first come, first served basis. Your access to the courses will start on 2 October, 2023 and be valid until 1 October, 2024.

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