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Best microbiology review paper prize awarded to Johan Bengtsson-Palme

The paper, published in 2018, covers how the environment influences the development of antibiotic resistance in bacteria. It both deals with transmission of resistant bacteria and how the environment can act as a source for novel resistance genes. The prize was motivated by that the paper is the most cited paper in 2019 of all recent FEMS Microbiology Review papers and clearly outlines an important aspect of the global AMR health problem.

Johan was interviewed in relation to the prize, and that interview that can be read here []. The review paper itself is available via open access from here: