It is with great pleasure that we invite you to attend a Lecture by prof. dr. Martin Blaser, world-renowned expert on microbiome research. His Lecture entitled ‘Early life: the crucible for microbiome and host development’ will be held on Friday 18 November 2016 in Utrecht. We have limited seats available so register now.
Fertile soils provide us with food, water and raw materials, but also a whole range of other ecosystem services. Scientists from Wageningen University & Research, NIOO-KNAW and Leiden University describe soil in the dutch publication ‘Leve(n)de bodem!’.
The Dutch Minister of Health, Welfare and Sport, Edith Schippers, will invest more than 6 million euros in research into new antibiotics during the next four years. The money is intended for a new research programme for the development of antibiotics and is associated with the new National Antibiotic Development Platform. The platform will be part of the Netherlands Centre for One Health and will consolidate and strengthen research. Both the platform and the research programme will start before the end of this year. Schippers announced this September 21th, 2016 in New York, where she spoke about the need to control antibiotic resistance at a special meeting of the General Assembly of the United Nations.
Within the NCOH, currently a lot of exciting and important research is being conducted. What is going well? What can be improved? How does collaboration contribute to our research? We invite all NCOH investigators to come to the second Science Café ONE HEALTH to get up to speed with the latest developments and meet fellow NCOH colleagues.
NCOH Student Travel Grant
The NCOH awards a number of travel grants to PhD students of NCOH Partners selected to present their abstract at an international One Health-related academic conference.