Centre for new antibacterial strategies (CANS) is a new, large interdisciplinary centre at UiT – The Arctic University of Norway for research, education, innovation and dissemination related to antimicrobial resistance (AMR). CANS currently involves fourteen research groups located at three faculties and covers topics within marine bioprospecting – identification and characterization of new antibacterial activities, design and synthesis of new antibiotics and resistance inhibitors, the evolution and molecular epidemiology of AMR, host-microbe-drug interactions as well as antibiotic stewardship. The centre aims to strengthen current activities, but also support new basic research in novel concepts for sustainable antibacterial activities in AMR-prevention and treatment strategies through new permanent and temporary (tenure-track, postdoc and PhD) positions.
As of today the CANS website is now launched. With a website we are trying to give you the glimpse into what is happening with the CANS initiative. Clement Ayaji and Jonina are the ones tha will make sure you are updated on what we do.
The first CANS seminar kicked off on February 18th with Cristina Soguero-Ruiz giving the presentation on Machine Learning.
Centre for New Antibacterial Strategies (CANS) - new strategic research initiative at UiT had 8th of January arranged Kick-off conference to mark the start of the CANS initiative.