OUH research seminar, Monday, December 4th 14:30

The challenges of discovering new antibiotics

Welcome to the next Oslo University Hospital (OUH) research seminar entitled:
The challenges of discovering new antibiotics

Time: Monday, December 4th at 14:30–16:00
Place: Red Auditorium, Rikshospitalet, Sognsvannsveien 20, Oslo

Speakers: Kirsten Skarstad, Magnar Bjørås and Pål Rongved.

Programme:

14:30 Short introduction
Karianne Wiger Gammelsrud, Department of Microbiology, OUS and University of Oslo (UiO).
 
14:40 Screening for new antibiotics targeting bacterial replication proteins and the finding of a non-fluoroquinolone topoisomerase inhibitor

Kirsten Skarstad, Department of Microbiology, OUS (group leader of the group “DNA replication and chromosome dynamics”)
 
15:05 New antimicrobial peptides

Magnar Bjørås, Department of Microbiology, OUS (group leader of the group “Cellular responses to DNA damage”) and Norwegian University of Science and Technology
 

15:30 The discovery of a metallobetalactamase inhibitor

Pål Rongved, Institute of pharmacy, UiO (group leader of “SYNFAS” and member of “Centre for Integrative Microbial Evolution”)

15:55 Closing remarks

Meeting’s organizer and chairwoman: Karianne Wiger Gammelsrud, Department of Microbiology, OUS and UiO.

Everybody is welcome!

Meeting announcements and information: www.med.uio.no/klinmed/forskning/aktuelt/arrangementer/andre/ous-seminarer

On behalf of the organizing committee for OUS research seminars

Alexandre Corthay (committee leader)