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The role of the environment in the selection and evolution of antibiotic resistance

Research project
Active research
Project size
8,6 MSEK
Project period
2019 - 2021
Project owner
The project is led by Joakim Larsson in collaboration with Carl-Fredrik Flach and Rosmarie Friemann (University of Gothenburg), Erik Kristiansson(Chalmers), and Jerker Fick (Umeå university).

Financier
Swedish Research Council VR (Medicine and Health), Swedish Research Council FORMAS

Short description

This project combines classical bacterial culturing, metagenomic DNA sequencing, bioinformatics analyses, advanced molecular biology, X-ray crystallography and analytical chemistry to address three core knowledge gaps in this evolutionary process.