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NCOH Annual Scientific Meeting: ‘The Future starts today’

The One Health concept requires direct action. That is what the different experts at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Netherlands Centre for One Health (NCOH) in Wageningen agreed upon. Which action should be taken, depends on the perspective and field of expertise. “Our future starts today, with every step we take”, said Tim van Hattum (WUR).

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Gilles van Wezel receives ERC Advanced grant to awaken sleeping antibiotics

The ERC Advanced grant is awarded to Gilles van Wezel, Professor of Molecular Biotechnology of the Institute Biology Leiden (IBL) of Leiden University. With 2.5 million euro grant of the European Research Council, he will focus on unravelling the systems that control the production of antibiotics in the bacteria Streptomyces.

First NCOH PhD student graduates cum laude on gut microbiome

On 23 March 2022, Quinten Ducarmon was the first PhD candidate within the PhD research programme of the Netherlands Centre for One Health to graduate, and he did so with distinction (cum laude). In his research he aims to identify intestinal bacteria that may play a role in colonization resistance against potential pathogens and antibiotic-resistant microorganisms in the gastrointestinal tract.

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.

NCOH: stronger together webinar 10 December

On 10 December 2021 the NCOH: stronger together webinar was held. The recording of the webinar is now online.

Interview: ‘Catching and analysing rats might unnerve some people, but not me’

PhD student Marieke de Cock is studying zoonotic diseases transmitted by rats and other urban wildlife species, with an emphasis on the impact of urban greening. She analyses rats that were caught in three Dutch cities to find out which zoonotic diseases they carry.

NCOH: bedreigingen wetenschappers onacceptabel

De bedreigingen die onze wetenschappers, zoals professor Koopmans en professor Marc Bonten, tijdens de coronacrisis ontvangen, zijn buitengewoon kwetsend en tasten de persoonlijke veiligheid aan.

NCOH guest editor of NTMM

It was with great enthusiasm that NCOH took up the guest editorship of the September 2021 edition of the Dutch Journal of Medical Microbiology (NTMM).