Two projects at Umeå University receive funding in international collaborations with the aim to stop antimicrobial resistant bacteria
MIMS and UCMR Researchers are funded by the Swedish Research Council for their participation in International research collaborations in two research consortia funded within the European Joint Programming Initiative on Antimicrobial Resistance (JPIAMR). These are the only pojects that are funded in Sweden in this call.
[2018-10-30] MIMS Group Leader and UCMR Researcher Vasili Hauryliuk, Department of Molecular Biology, is part of the project “Development of novel ribosome-targeting antibiotics” with collaborators in Germany, France, Czech Republic and Italy. Under the lead of Daniel Wilson at the University of Hamburg, Germany, the collaborating laboratories will focus on discovering novel antibiotics which are targeted towards the ribosome, the cellular protein fabric, which is one of the major target of existing antibiotics.