Symposium

WIAS Mini-symposium: “Transmission of antibiotic resistance from animals to humans: Broilers as a reservoir of ESBL-producing bacteria”

Mini-symposium on the occasion of the PhD defence of Patricia Huijbers that will take place at 13.30 hours.

Organisator Wageningen Institute of Animal Sciences (WIAS)
Datum

vr 15 januari 2016 10:00 tot 12:00

The PhD thesis “Transmission of antibiotic resistance from animals to humans: Broilers as a reservoir of ESBL-producing bacteria” is the result of a fruitful collaboration between Quantitative Veterinary Epidemiology (QVE) of Wageningen University and The National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM, Bilthoven) and the research was conducted under the auspices of the Graduate School “Wageningen Institute of Animal Sciences” (WIAS).

The programme:

10.00-10:30 Patricia Huijbers, MSc, QVE, Wageningen University: Transmission of antibiotic resistance from animals to humans: Broilers as a reservoir of ESBL-producing bacteria

10.30-11:15 Prof. Dr Jeroen de Wulf, Ghent University Belgium: Epidemiological investigation on risk factors for antimicrobial resistance in food producing animals in Belgium

11:15-12:00 Engeline van Duijkeren, RIVM Bilthoven: 1Health4Food ESBL-Attribution (ESBLAT)

You are cordially invited to attend both the symposium and PhD defence. If you are unable to attend, you can also watch the defence ceremony at wurtv.wur.nl. If you want to join lunch between the symposium and the public defence please send an e-mail to office.QVE@wur.nl.