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.
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.
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.
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 the Center for Global Health Innovation
The Center for Global Health Innovation was established in January 2020 to bring together diverse Global Health, Health Technology, and Life Sciences entities to collaborate, innovate, and activate solutions to enhance human health outcomes around the world. At its core, the Center orchestrates programs that promote cross-discipline cooperation to strengthen capabilities, accelerate problem-solving, and respond to global health crises. The Center is dedicated to bringing to bear the best private sector and public sector capabilities and experience in times of need. Our mission in action catalyzes systemic solutions to meet the most pressing health issues, convenes the world’s leaders across health-related sectors, and empowers companies and individuals with programs and tools to cultivate talent and expand enterprises in health and life sciences. The Center for Global Health Innovation is a 501(c)(3) organization and its Federal Identification Number is 58-1849665. Visit the Center for Global Health Innovation 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.
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.
FBB Biomed develops blood and saliva tests to measure disease severity in patients with acute and chronic diseases. The applications for these tests are for screening, monitoring, and therapy selection. Visit the FBB Biomed website.
Genvax Technologies is a startup animal vaccine company located in Ames, Iowa. We have a dynamic team of experienced scientists and entrepreneurs poised to develop next generation mRNA + nanoparticle vaccines. We are focused on developing novel vaccines for the prevention and treatment of animal diseases. We cultivate new ideas to make our world a better place and strive to create a long-lasting impact on animal health world-wide. Visit the Genvax Technologies 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. Visit the Innoceleris website.
About Iowa Biotechnology Association
Iowa Biotechnology Association (IowaBio), a 501(c)6 nonprofit trade association, was founded in 1994 to unify Iowa’s bioscience industry, academic research institutions, and economic development organizations. We represent more than 100 members spanning across our state, who are vested in Iowa and in the biotech industry. Our efforts work to grow Iowa’s strong biotech economy and increase its influence nationally and around the globe. Visit the IowaBio website.
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 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 Merck Animal Health
For more than 80 years, MSD, known as Merck in the United States and Canada, has played a significant role in the discovery and development of novel medicines and vaccines to treat and prevent infectious diseases in both humans and animals. Today, MSD is one of only a few large pharmaceutical companies that has sustained a focus in research and development (R&D) aimed at producing new vaccines and medicines to prevent and treat bacterial infections. Visit the Merck Animal Health website.
About the National Institute for Animal Agriculture
NIAA convenes animal agriculture experts and allies in collaborative settings to explore, discuss, learn, and develop knowledge that fosters interdisciplinary cooperation for the improvement and continuous progress of animal agriculture. Visit the National Institute for Animal Agriculture website.
About the National Pork Board
The U.S. pork industry has had a 100 percent legislative checkoff program since 1986. Congress created the Pork Checkoff as part of The Pork Promotion, Research, and Consumer Information Act of 1985. Pork producers had requested the legislation so they could take advantage of having all producers and importers participate in a checkoff program designed to strengthen the position of pork in the marketplace. Visit the National Pork Board website.
At NEOGEN, we partner with our customers to protect and enhance the world’s level of food and animal safety. By offering a diverse suite of solutions for the food, beverage, animal protein and agriculture industries, NEOGEN empowers our customers to safeguard their brands and create better products. Visit the NEOGEN 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 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 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 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 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 State Hygienic Laboratory 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 the US BIOLOGIC
US BIOLOGIC is a social innovation company that “Delivers Disease Prevention®”. The company’s proprietary oral-delivery platform is changing global disease prevention, allowing safe, effective, and cost-efficient delivery of a variety of preventative therapeutics (vaccine and antimicrobial) to wildlife, companion animals, food animals, and humans.
In the context of AMR, US BIOLOGIC is developing alternatives to antibiotics for the food industry, to reduce the need for overuse of antibiotics and resultant AMR concerns. Visit the US BIOLOGIC website.