Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance (theme 1): Understanding resistant bacteria in the context of the host
This call was a cross-council initiative led by MRC
A budget of £8M (80% FEC) will be made available to support 2-3 multidisciplinary collaborative awards over a 4-5 year period. We anticipate that the maximum level for any proposal would be in the range of £3M.
Number of projects funded
Not yet awarded.
Focus of theme 1
The focus of the call is to drive forward innovative high quality multidisciplinary collaborative research to address the broad challenges presented in theme 1 in order to:
- understand the resistant bacterium at molecular, cell and population levels
- understand the context of host/pathogen interactions in humans and animals
- identify and validate novel targets for new antibacterials
- understand transmission of resistance in humans and animals