NIAMRRE is committed to building an essential, AMR-focused community for experts working on antimicrobial resistance challenges and stewardship. Our NIAMRRE academic, affiliate, and startup industry members focus on cross-sector collaboration in research, education, and advocacy. Is your organization interested in joining? We want to work with you to solve the challenge of AMR.
About Iowa State University
Iowa State’s Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Consortium was formed in 2015 to coordinate university-wide efforts to address the grand challenge of AMR. This research initiative has pulled together every Iowa State college, as well as USDA’s Agricultural Research Service, for a team of more than 60 investigators using systems-oriented and integrated approaches. Visit the ISU website.
About Kansas State University
Kansas State University is the home to the world’s most sophisticated array of highly infectious plant, animal, and zoonotic facility assets, including the faculty and programs that train dozens of students each year in disease mitigation. With its BSL3Ag laboratory and an industrial BSL2 flour mill, K-State is well suited for studying antimicrobial resistance. Visit the Kansas State University website.
About North Carolina State University
Faculty and staff at NC State University, including CVMs Population Health & Pathobiology have access to state of the art equipment and resources dedicated to the detection, characterization, and surveillance of antimicrobial resistance in animals and their environments; their mission is to reduce the burden of AMR and preserve antimicrobial efficacy. Visit the NC State University website.
About The Ohio State University
Our strength is a comprehensive One Health approach to addressing antimicrobial use, resistance, and stewardship in humans, animals, and the environment. We have transdisciplinary expertise in diverse fields including drug development, microbiome science, and bacterial genetics that we apply to support patient care, surveillance activities, and research. Visit The Ohio State University website.
About UC Davis Veterinary Medicine
Our mission is to advance the health of animals, people, and the environment. Through a group of dedicated faculty members, scientists, and collaborators, we address the issues of antimicrobial resistance and work toward discoveries for solving problems that will advance antimicrobial stewardship by preventing infectious diseases and keeping antimicrobial therapies safe, available, and effective. Visit the UC David Veterinary Medicine website.
About the University of Florida
The University of Florida is home to over 30 Principal Investigators whose work is related to antimicrobial resistance (AMR), either directly or indirectly. Our AMR research is funded by federal, state, and industry grants. We are at the forefront of AMR research and education across healthcare, agriculture, and the environment. Visit the University of Florida website.
About the University of Georgia
Our diagnostic laboratories provide AMR analysis of production, companion animal and human pathogens for the state of Georgia and elsewhere. Our researchers characterize antimicrobial resistance and its amelioration for critical human pathogens (e.g. TB, Salmonella, Campylobacter, E. coli among others); production and companion animal pathogens and environmental organisms. Visit the University of Georgia website.
About the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Interdisciplinary strengths in agriculture, veterinary medicine, chemistry, microbiology, engineering, and environmental health; unparalleled computational and biotechnology resources; surveillance and predictive modeling of AMR transmission in the One-Health context; antimicrobial development and discovery; innovative educational programs. Visit the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign website.
About the University of Iowa
The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (UIHC) is home to multiple units that address antimicrobial resistance through antibiotic stewardship efforts and basic and translational studies in the area of antimicrobial use, replacement, and refinement. These studies occur in concert with Colleges of Public Health, Pharmacy, Medicine, and the State Hygienic Laboratory. Visit the University of Iowa website.
About the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Our research on the genetics, detection, population genomics, and ecology of antimicrobial-resistant (AMR) pathogens uniquely positions us to study the dynamics of AMR in food animal production systems, develop precision genetic and management strategies to reduce the need for antibiotic use, and help ensure animal, human, and environmental health. Visit the University of Nebraska-Lincoln website.
About Bio Nebraska
Bio Nebraska is a nonprofit trade association dedicated to supporting, promoting, and growing Nebraska’s bio-ecosystem and connecting that bio-ecosystem to the world. Bio Nebraska is the only organization in the state representing over 90 bio-related entities in the human health, animal health agriculture, and industrial biotech sectors. Visit the Bio Nebraska website.
About Farm Foundation
Farm Foundation is an accelerator of practical solutions for agriculture. Our mission is to build trust and understanding at the intersections of agriculture and society. We accomplish this by leveraging non-partisan objective dialogue, information and training, catalyzing solutions and creating multi-stakeholder collaboration. Our vision is to build a future for farmers, our communities and our world. Since 1933, we have connected leaders across agricultural sectors–farming, business, academia, organizations and government. Visit the Farm Foundation website.
About RTI International
RTI is an independent, non-profit institute based in North Carolina, USA, that provides research, development, and technical services to government and commercial clients worldwide. In the area of AMR, RTI is working with NIAMRRE to develop a pilot data warehouse and dashboard to aggregate AST results across VDLs to strengthen antimicrobial stewardship. RTI is also part of CARB-X supporting a portfolio of products from discovery through Phase 3. RTI’s wide breath of expertise can be leverage to advance the fight against AMR in the U.S. and abroad using new and innovative solutions. Visit the RTI International website.
About the University of Iowa State hygienic Laboratory
Since 1904, the State Hygienic Laboratory has been at the forefront of public health issues in Iowa. As the state’s public health and environmental laboratory, the Hygienic Laboratory serves all of Iowa’s 99 counties through disease detection, environmental monitoring, and newborn and maternal screening. Today, the Laboratory quickly responds to infectious disease threats, such as emerging antibiotic-resistant organisms. Visit the ISU website.
EveryPig is a cutting edge pig health platform which digitizes barn sheets and presents important pig health and treatment information to veterinarians and field managers on our Farmfeed; facilitating remote recognition and response to pig health challenges. EveryPig’s mission is to serve animals, producers and consumers by improving animal health and increasing transparency in the food chain. Visit the EveryPig website.
Hormel Foods Corporation
Hormel Foods Corporation, based in Austin, Minn., is a global branded food company with over $9 billion in annual revenue across more than 80 countries worldwide. Its brands include SKIPPY®, SPAM®, Hormel® Natural Choice®, Applegate®, Justin’s®, Wholly®, Hormel® Black Label®, Columbus®, and more than 30 other beloved brands. The company lives by its purpose statement—Inspired People. Inspired Food.™ —which drives Hormel to take a practical, collaborative approach to the global issue of AMR. Visit the Hormel Foods Corporation website.
Innoceleris LLC was formally funded in 2019 and is a biotech research company specializing in the design and development of ready-to-use diagnostic reagents and assay platforms for emerging zoonotic and animal diseases. Our mission is to assess current needs and apply contemporary knowledge to develop and validate diagnostic tools that facilitate the detection, identification, and characterization of infectious agents affecting the livestock industry.
About Mazen Animal Health
Mazen is revolutionizing animal disease prevention with orally-delivered plant-based veterinary vaccines offering customers cost-effective, safe to deliver, efficacious, room temperature stable vaccines to increase productivity, remove antibiotics from treatment, improve animal welfare & ensure food supply. Visit the Mazen Animal Health website.
About Resilient Biotics
Resilient Biotics is developing non-antibiotic, microbiome-based therapeutics to combat complex respiratory infections in production animal systems. We are developing the next generation of live biotherapeutic products using a proprietary platform that incorporates high resolution genomic analyses with in-house machine learning algorithms. Resilient’s technology identifies naturally occurring microbiome-derived strains that have immune activation and pathogen inhibition properties. Visit the Resilient Biotics website.
About Sublime Stericeuticals
Sublime Stericeuticals prevents healthcare acquired infections by innovating novel drug manufacturing and delivery systems, and collaborating with drug manufacturers to establish effective aseptic manufacturing and testing processes. To this end, Sublime is also in development of a continuous freeze-drying system for sterile injectable drugs. Visit the Sublime Stericeuticals website.
Association of Public and Land-grant Universities
The Association of Public & Land-grant Universities (APLU) is a research, policy, and advocacy organization dedicated to strengthening and advancing the work of public universities in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. With a membership of 244 public research universities, land-grant institutions, state university systems, and affiliated organizations, APLU’s agenda is built on the three pillars of increasing degree completion and academic success, advancing scientific research, and expanding engagement. Annually, member campuses enroll 5.0 million undergraduates and 1.3 million graduate students, award 1.3 million degrees, employ 1.3 million faculty and staff, and conduct $49.2 billion in university-based research. Visit the APLU website.
American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges
The member institutions of the American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) promote and protect the health and wellbeing of people, animals and the environment by advancing the profession of veterinary medicine and preparing new generations of veterinarians to meet the evolving needs of a changing world. Founded in 1966, the AAVMC represents more than 40,000 faculty, staff and students across the global academic veterinary medical community. Our member institutions include Council on Education (COE) accredited veterinary medical colleges and schools in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, Asia, Australia, and New Zealand as well as departments of veterinary science and departments of comparative medicine in the U.S. Visit the AAVMC website.