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CARe scientists successful in FORMAS call

The Swedish Research Council FORMAS have granted Anne Farewell, Carl-Fredrik Flach and Joakim Larsson three million SEK each for research on different aspects on antibiotic resistance. Ca 14% of all applications in the call were granted.

Dr Farewell´s project deals with the role of pesticides as drivers of antibiotic resistance evolution and transmission to human pathogens.

Dr Flach´s project is expected to generate results and methods important for assessing risks regarding ARGs in wastewaters.

Professor Larsson´s project addresses the risks for selection of multi-resistant bacteria in sewer systems from hospitals.

Link to FORMAS website with the decision and list of granted projects.  https://formas.se/en/start-page/archive/calls/2021-01-19-annual-open-call-2021---research-projects.html

CARe’s website https://www.gu.se/en/care