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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.

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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.

Cats and dogs do not form a reservoir for coronavirus

Without infections among pets, the corona pandemic would not have been substantially different, researchers from Utrecht University, Wageningen University & Research and Erasmus Medical Center have found.

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.

Interview: ‘The experiments surprise me almost every time’

Using large, cooled magnets, Maik Derks is studying how antibiotics bind to molecules in bacteria.

NCOH webinar 2 September ‘Emerging Zoonosis and how the contagious jump between animals and humans’

Globally, some three-quarters of all emerging zoonoses originally come from wild animals. Netherlands Centre of One Health organises a webinar to gain more expert insight in zoonosis and the jump from animals to humans.

Coffee with Maarten Hoek

Maarten Hoek is our communications manager at NCOH and works as project manager for Prof. Dr. Marion Koopmans at Erasmus MC.

Meet the all new Young NCOH Board

The new Young NCOH board was installed in June. Who are they? What are their interests and what do they hope to achieve?