Nordic AMR research centre meeting

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CANS, as part of the Network of Nordic AMR Centers, invites researchers, PhDs and postdocs from all Nordic AMR Centres to a conference in Tromsø from 13 to 15 March 2024.

There will be lectures, posters and an exciting mixture of networking and cross-disciplinary discussions.

Download the programme here.

Download the programme and abstract book here

The conference will cover the following aspects: 

  • Alternative strategies
  • Clinical aspects of AMR
  • Diagnostic
  • Economy
  • Emergence and spread
  • Environmental AMR
  • Evolution
  • Global challenges
  • Microbiome
  • New antibiotics
  • Stewardship

The following Nordic AMR centres will be represented:

CANS from UiT, Uppsala Antibiotic Center (UAC), Umeå Centre for Microbial Research (UCMR), Centre for Antibiotic Resistance Research (CARe) in Göteborg, the International Centre for Antimicrobial Resistance Solutions (ICARS) in Copenhagen, the Finnish Multidisciplinary Centre of Excellence in Antimicrobial Resistance Research in Finland (FIMAR), Turning the Tide of Antimicrobial Resistance (TTA) in Oslo, and CAMRIA (Combatting Anti-Mocrobial Resistance with Interdisciplinary Approaches) in Bergen.

Registration is now closed. 

CANS - Centre for new antibacterial strategies

CANS is a large interdisciplinary centre at UiT – The Arctic University of Norway for research, education, innovation and dissemination related to antimicrobial resistance (AMR). CANS currently involves sixteen research groups located at three faculties and covers topics within marine bioprospecting – identification and characterization of new antibacterial activities, design and synthesis of new antibiotics and resistance inhibitors, the evolution and molecular epidemiology of AMR, host-microbe-drug interactions, and antibiotic stewardship.

The centre aims to strengthen current activities, but also support new basic research in novel concepts for sustainable antibacterial activities in AMR-prevention and treatment strategies through new permanent and temporary (tenure-track, postdoc and PhD) positions.

CANS is financed through UiT and Tromsø Research Foundation (TFS).CANS logo

Starts: 13.03.24 at 08.00
Ends: 15.03.24 at 15.00
Where: Scandic ishavshotel, Tromsø
Location / Campus: Tromsø
Target group: Guests, Invited
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Contact: Lise Nordgård
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