Dr. Kristen Obbink, associate director of the National Institute of Antimicrobial Resistance Research and Education (NIAMRRE), based out of Iowa State University, will be giving a seminar titled, “The Antimicrobial Resistance Crisis: How NIAMRRE Supports Solutions,” on Thursday, Oct. 31, from 9-10 a.m. in 612 Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology.
NIAMRRE’s mission is to drive collaborative and integrative research, education, and engagement to solve antimicrobial resistance (AMR) challenges and benefit society using a One Health approach. Dr. Obbink leads NIAMRRE’s operational management and coordinates stakeholder engagement activities. She will be visiting the Illinois campus on the afternoon of Wednesday, Oct. 30, through the morning of Thursday, Oct. 31, and would like to meet with Illinois faculty members who are working on areas related to antimicrobial resistance. Her goal is to foster potential collaborations and to provide an update on NIAMRRE’s activities since its inception late last year.illill