Welcome to the Antibiotic Resistance and Mechanisms Workshop for Researchers brought to you by the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (BSAC).


The Workshop will provide a much needed forum to allow the sharing of knowledge between all grades of researchers, including PhD students and technicians.

  • Challenges in Anti-Bacterial Drug Discovery
  • Investigating gut microbiota-mediated colonisation resistance to restrict the growth of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae in the intestine
  • The use of phages to target Urinary Tract Infections in a UK setting
  • The potential of nitric oxide therapies for the treatment of healthcare associated infections


All grades of researchers, including PhD students and technicians.


  • Professor Ian Gilbert, University of Dundee
  • Dr Julie McDonald, Lecturer, Imperial College London & the Centre for Bacterial Resistance Biology
  • Professor Martha Clokie, Professor of Microbiology, University of Leicester
  • Professor Mark Harris, School of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of Leeds
  • Professor Kathryn Holt, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
  • Professor Paul Long, Kings College London
  • Professor Sanjib Bhakta, Professor of Molecular Microbiology and Biochemistry, UCL & Birkbeck, University of London

For more information, please contact: [email protected]

  • 13:00 - 12/12/2023 to 13:00 - 13/12/2023
  • The Birmingham Conference & Events Centre (BCEC), Hill Street, Birmingham, B5 4EW, United Kingdom