AMR at FEMS 2017


Our upcoming congress offers numerous symposia and workshops that will provide a platform to update and appreciate the current state of the art in microbiology. Take part in the discussion at FEMS 2017 on how microbiology can contribute to the challenges facing us globally, for instance these sessions on Antibiotic Resistance:

tuesday 11 july | Symposium: Antibiotics, novel approaches
  • Chair I: Oscar Kuipers, The Netherlands
    Developing noval antimicrobials against Gram-negative pathogens
  • Chair II: Kim Lewis, USA
    Antibiotics for killing persister cells
  • Speaker-1: Man Wah Tan, USA
    Engineering antibody-antibiotic conjugate to direct bacterial infections
  • Speaker-2: Rolf Muller, Germany
    Innovative antibiotics from myxobacteria and actinomycetes







wednesday 12 july |
Workshop Antimicrobial resistance and environment
wednesday 12 july |
Symposium: AMR, public awareness, policies
  • Chair I: Csaba Pal, Hungary, Hungary Acadamy of Science
    Antimicrobial peptides and the evolution of resistance
  • Chair II: Roy Kishony, Israel, Israel Institute of Technology
    Can we predict the evolution of antimicrobial resistance?  
  • Chair I: Jos van der Meer, The Netherlands
  • Chair II: Ursula Theuretzbacher, Austria
  • Chair III: Rens van Dobbenburg, The Netherlands/EU
  • Speaker-2: Elta Smith
Thursday 13 july | Symposium: SEM-SEIMC: Antimicrobial stewardship: from the lab to the patients
  • Chair I: Bruno Gonzalez-Zorn, Spain
    Concept of One Health Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Chair II: Jose Miguel Cisneros, Spain
    The PIRASOA, a model of integration of hospital and community antimicrobial stewardship and infection control programs   
  • Speaker-1: Rafael Canton, Spain
    Role of microbiology laboratory in antimicrobial stewardship programs
  • Speaker-2: Celine Pulcini, France
    Antimicrobial stewardship programs: the European perspective




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