In Joint Battle Against Infectious Disease and Antibiotic Resistance, November 23rd


The Economist Conference: Life Science Frontiers, Bridging the Gap Between Science and Healthcare
SciLifeLab at Uppsala University is the Official organization for the conference: “Life Science Frontiers, Bridging the Gap Between Science and Healthcare” held by the Economist in Uppsala, November 22nd.

In Joint Battle against Infectious Disease and Antibiotic Resistance

As an attached and scientific event, SciLifeLab Uppsala is together with Uppsala University, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), National Veterinary Institute (SVA), ReAct and Infection Ecology and Epidemiology (IEE) organizing the conference: In Joint Battle against Infectious Disease and Antibiotic Resistance, November 23rd in Uppsala.

We are pleased to announce the following sessions and confirmed speakers:

Session 1: Identifying microbes, infections and preventing their spread
JAKOB ZINSSTAG, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute
JOHAN GIESECKE, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)
SIV ANDERSSON, SciLifelab, Uppsala University

Session 2: Development of effective antimicrobials and vaccines
BALGANESH TANJORE, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Govt. of India, New Delhi
ANDERS TEGNELL, Swedish Institute for Communicable Disease Control (SMI)

Session 3: Mechanism and progress of antibiotic resistance and its pandemic spread
FERNANDO BAQUERO, Ramón y Cajal University Hospital, Madrid
HAJO GRUNDMANN, University of Groningen
JOAKIM LARSSON, Gothenburg University

Session 4: Antibiotic resistance – bridging the gap between science and policy
OTTO CARS, ReAct, Uppsala University
XIAO YONGHONG, State Key Laboratory for Diagnosis and Treatment of infectious Diseases, The First Affiliated Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University
CHANTAL MOREL, London School of Economics and Political Science
CHRISTINA GREKO, National Veterinary Institute, Sweden


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