Young NCOH is the network for PhD students and post-docs from the NCOH research groups. Aim of the network is sharing knowledge and expertise in One Health related disciplines, which can lead to new collaborations in research. The kick off of the network takes place at the Annual Scientific Meeting, 17 May 2019 (ASM2019).
Young NCOH Board
The appointment of the Young NCOH Board is the next step in the development of the Young NCOH network. The NCOH Board of Directors has appointed the Young NCOH Board with members from various NCOH partners:
- Romy Zwittink – LUMC (Chair)
- Arthur Edridge – AMC
- Blanca Fernandez Ciruelos – WUR
- Dennis Doorduijn – UMC Utrecht
- Doris van Bergeijk – Leiden University
- Jochem Buil – Radboudumc
Romy Zwittink, chair Young NCOH Board: “The Young NCOH Board plays an active role in building the Young NCOH network and brings young scientists together by organising activities including masterclasses, pitch competitions, network meetings and (inter)national site visits. Interested in joining our early career network? Register for the ASM2019 in Nijmegen or keep an eye on the website.”
The Netherlands Antibiotic Development Platform (NADP) launched a novel funding opportunity during the NADP Voucher Event on 22 May 2018. The NADP Vouchers will support researchers and small- or medium-sized enterprises to bring their novel antibiotics and alternatives a step closer to the clinic.
On 22 February, an international symposium was organized on the possibilities of phage therapy in the treatment of patients with infections due to resistant bacteria.
The NCOH wants to build a research programme which sharpens the NCOH profile and increases scientific production of the NCOH during its first mandate period. This goal is reached by accelerating the investments of NCOH Partners.
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