Conference to tackle drug-resistant infections

The University of Queensland

Wednesday, 18 January, 2017

Registrations are now open for the Solutions for Drug-Resistant Infections conference (SDRI 2017), taking place at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre from 3–5 April 2017. With the inaugural theme of ‘New Drugs for Drug-Resistant Infections’, the multidisciplinary conference is expected to attract 400 international participants.

Organised by The University of Queensland’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience Centre for Superbug Solutions, the event will provide a forum for researchers and industry representatives working in microbiology, virology, parasitology, genomics, pharmacology and medicinal chemistry to network and discuss an integrated ‘one health’ approach to the global challenge of drug-resistant pathogens. The session themes are as follows:

  • Antimicrobial resistance
  • Antimicrobial drug discovery
  • Improvements to existing anti-infective agents and repurposing
  • New drug targets
  • Alternative therapies
  • Vector control and vaccines
  • International models and funding
  • Navigating the pipeline
  • Panel — top 3 priorities to guide AMR research

For more information, including abstract submission and registration details, visit

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