Chandigarh: 4-day UK-India workshop begins in city

The workshop is being organised by CSIR- Institute of Microbial Technology and the University of Cambridge.

By: Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published:November 9, 2016 5:56 am

A four-day UK-India Workshop on ‘Tackling the Emergence of Anti-Microbial Resistance: Increasing Awareness and Facilitating Research Networks’ began at CSIR- Institute of Microbial Technology, here on Tuesday.

The workshop is being organised by CSIR- Institute of Microbial Technology and the University of Cambridge, UK to focus on networking, knowledge exchange and international capacity building for early career researchers from India and United Kingdom.

The workshop is being coordinated by Prof Sir Tom Blundell, Sir William Dunn professor Emeritus and Director of Research, Department of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge and Dr Anshu Bhardwaj, Scientist and Assistant Professor, CSIR-Institute of Microbial Technology. Blundell also inaugurated the workshop.

The workshop is being funded under the prestigious Newton Fund, as part of British Council programme Researcher Links, which is run in partnership with the Royal Society of Chemistry.