EMBARK Fall Webinars

The EMBARK webinar series continues in the fall, starting September 1. We already have three confirmed invited speakers who will present their research and be contrasted to EMBARK members presenting the work performed in the project. This will be followed by a discussion and Q&A. All the webinars, except for one, will take place at 14:00 CEST (12:00 UTC).

These are the three already scheduled webinars:

  • September 1: Amy Pruden – “Towards coordinated local and global surveillance of antibiotic resistance at wastewater treatment plants”
    Thomas Berendonk – “AMR in WWTPs – the European perspective”
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  • September 22: Gautam Dantas – “Predicting and Combating Biotic and Abiotic Perturbations to Diverse Microbiomes”
    Johan Bengtsson-Palme – “Antibiotic perturbations to interactions in microbial communities”
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  • October 13: Barry McMahon – “How AMR in wildlife can inform zoonoses research”
    Victor Hugo Jarquin Diaz – “AMR spread in rodents”
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  • November 10: Michael Baym – TBA
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  • November 24: Nikolina Udikovic Kolic – “Pharmaceutical waste and antimicrobial resistance”
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  • December 15: Willem van Schaik – “Metagenomic approaches to understand the spread of antibiotic resistance genes in microbial ecosystems”
    Svetlana Ugarcina Perovic – TBA
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EMBARK Webinars on Youtube

The first two spring webinars have now been posted on the new EMBARK YouTube channel! Tune in to watch Gerry Wright talk about approaches to measure and monitor AMR in various environments, and Heike Schmitt preset the international efforts for one-health surveillance of AMR within WHO Tricycle.

The remaining two EMBARK Webinars from the spring will also be posted online later this summer.

EMBARK Webinar today

Today we will have the third webinar of the EMBARK Webinar Series!

The invited speaker today is Dearbháile Morris who will give a talk entitled “What lurks beneath: the role of water in the transmission and persistence of AMR”. She will be complemented by our own Rabaab Zahra who will talk about “E. coli STs and Resistance Mechanisms in Sewage from Islamabad”.

This will be followed by a short Q&A, including discussion between the two presenters and the moderator

Register here for the webinar, which will begin at 12:00 UTC (14:00 CEST).

EMBARK Webinar April 28

The first instance of our webinar series will take place on April 28, at 2PM CEST. Our invited speaker is Gerry Wright who will talk about Approaches to measure and monitor AMR in various environments. There will also be a speaker from the EMBARK program matched to each invited speaker in this webinar series, and this time Luis Pedro Coelho will talk about their work on quantifying AMR at very large scales.

This will be followed by a short Q&A, including a discussion between the two presenters and the moderator. We look forward to seeing you there!

Register for the webinar here!