By blending interactive workshops with scientific symposia and poster socials, this year’s focus is on water microbiology from watershed to human exposure including current concerns in recreational waters, shellfish harvesting waters, emerging technologies and quantitative tools. This year’s lineup of keynote speakers at the UNC Water Microbiology 2019 conference includes Dr. Lance Price (professor, George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health), Dr. Krista Wigginton (assistant professor, University of Michigan) and Dr. Elisenda Ballesté (postdoctoral research associate, University of Barcelona). Immediately preceding this year’s conference (May 13) is a full-day workshop titled Antimicrobial Resistance in a One Health World, featuring keynote speakers Dr. Antoine Andremont (Emeritus Professor at the Paris Diderot University Medical School) and Ms. Laura Marin (head of the secretariat of the Joint Programming Initiative on Antimicrobial Resistance (JPIAMR).
Join us in exchanging ideas, debating challenging topics, and exploring potential collaborations.
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