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Infectious Diseases Special Interest Group (SIG)

Wednesday 3 April 2019 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm


Farm to Fork: A one health approach to reducing antibiotic resistance.

3 April – The Infectious Disease SIG is the second of a two part interest group initiative and will explore the links between food production and antibiotic resistance in the environment and the impact this can have on health.

Presentations will include:

-Introduction to RUMA (Responsible Use of Medicines in Agriculture)

-Pigs and One Health: Disease and Antibiotics

-Manipulating the microbiome: a tool for sustainable animal production?

-Cross-disciplinary approaches to tackle antimicrobial resistance in agriculture – are we doing it right?

There are also opportunities to present during the event. The presentation slots are available for SMEs to share their technologies, products and services to the audience. Each presentation will be 5 minutes long. To register your interest please click here.

This free to attend event is held as part of the SoLSTICE programme – a project part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund,  click here to be re-directed to further information about the project.


Speaker Profiles

Delegate List


Katie Laird Presentation 1

Lauren Dimmack & Lauren Turner

Melanie Le Bon

Katie Laird Presentation 2

7 March – THIS EVENT HAS NOW PASSED.  This event looked at the impact of the microbiome, influence of probiotics (what they are and how they are regulated) and how to innovate in this area. Click here for further details & to view presentations from this event.


Wednesday 3 April 2019
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Jo Rudzki
0115 8223154


Leicester Conferences Stamford Court
University of Leicester, Manor Road
Oadby, Leicestershire LE2 2LH
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