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NCOH Annual Scientific Meeting 30 May in Amsterdam

A line-up of diverse and very inspiring speakers will present at the NCOH Annual Scientific Meeting 2024 in Amsterdam on 30 May on the topic of Microbiology, food, and our changing climate: Consequences, challenges and solutions.


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PhD defence: Urban greening can lead to an increase of rodent-borne zoonotic pathogens

Wild rodents can host a great diversity of zoonotic pathogens. Rodents that live close to humans increase the likelihood of transfer of such pathogens.

PhD Defence: Broadening the antiviral landscape for influenza A virus

On 29 February, Mirte Pascha successfully defended her thesis entitled: ‘Broadening the antiviral landscape for influenza A virus- Glycoprotein-targeted approaches to infection prevention and treatment’ at Utrecht University.

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.

PhD defence: Streptococcus suis and the piglet tonsillar microbiome

On 31 January 2023 Simen Fredrikesen successfully defended this thesis ‘The piglet tonsillar microbiome and Streptococcus suis disease’ at Wageningen University & Research.

Young NOCH site visit to Westerdijk

Young NOCH site visit to Westerdijk

In December 2022 Young NCOH organised their first site visit at the Westerdijk Fungal Biodiversity Institute.

PhD defence: Identifying new antibacterials via novel modes-of-action

On 7 December 2022 Alexander Bakker successfully defended his thesis ‘Discovery of antibiotics and their targets in multidrug-resistant bacteria’ at Leiden University.

University of Groningen joins NCOH as Partner

On 1 July 2022, the University of Groningen (UG) joined the Netherlands Center for One Health (NCOH) as a new Partner. Bert Poolman, professor Biochemistry at the Faculty of Science and Engineering: ‘Researchers from the University of Groningen contributing to NCOH cover a range of scientific disciplines, from biology, chemistry, pharmaceutical science to medicine’.