Programme NCOH Annual Scientific Meeting 2017

09:30 - 10:00 Registration and coffee  
10:00 - 10:10 Welcome by Prof. Gilles van Wezel (Leiden University)  
10:10 - 10:20 Introduction and update NCOH by Prof. Dick Heederik (Utrecht University)  
10:20 - 11:00

Keynote lecture: Current status of zoonotic threats to human health 

Prof. Ab Osterhaus (Utrecht University & University of Veterinary Medicine in Hannover)

11:00 - 11:20 Coffee break  
11:20 - 12:00

Keynote lecture: Antimicrobial resistance in the context of complex systems

Prof. Hans Heesterbeek (Utrecht University) 
12:00 - 13:30

Interactive Networking and Lunch

Share your brainpower - Braindates

  • Share your project ideas and find new collaborations
  • Pitch your research to your fellow researchers
  • Make new unexpected connections and celebrate curiousity
13:30 - 14:30 Parallel sessions   
  Smart and Healthy farming + Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance 

Healthy Wildlife and Ecosystems + Emerging Infectious Diseases Preparedness

13:30 - 13:50

Pneumonia in residents living near poulty farms: what causes the increased risk?

Dr. ir. Lidwien Smit (UU)

Lyme borreliosis: A TICKing bomb?

Dr. Hein Sprong (RIVM)

13:50 - 14:10

ESBL in pig farming

Drs. Wietske Dohmen (UU)

Norovirus Infection in Harbor Porpoises

Dr. Miranda de Graaf (EMC)

14:10 - 14:30

Resilience thinking in human and animal medicine

Drs. Ingrid van Dixhoorn (WUR)

Understanding the ecological pressures underlying the rapid spread of infectious viral diseases

Dr. Maarten Schrama (UL)

14:30 - 15:30 Interactive Networking and Coffee Break Braindates continued
15:30 - 16:30 Parallel sessions continued  
  Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance + Smart and Healthy farming  Emerging Infectious Diseases Preparedness Healthy Wildlife and Ecosystems
15:30 - 15:50

The lives of C. difficile in One Health

Prof. Ed Kuijper (LUMC)

Virus metagenomics

Dr. Matt Cotten (EMC)

15:50 - 16:10

Novel methods for the detection of small antimicrobial peptides in bacteria

Alexander Kloosterman, MSc (Leiden University)

Experimental transmission studies with pathogenic mosquito-borne viruses

Dr. ir. Gorben Pijlman (WUR)

16:10 - 16:30

The mcr-1 success story told by genomics

Dr. Sebastien Matamoros (AMC)

Coronavirus-host interactions

Dr. ir. Berend Jan Bosch (UU)


Closing of the meeting by Prof. Dick Heederik (Utrecht University) 


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