Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance (theme 1): Understanding resistant bacteria in the context of the host
This call was a cross-council initiative led by MRC
BBSRC contributed a total of £2M to grants funded through theme 1 of this cross-council initiative.
Number of projects funded
4 innovation grants were funded – 2 with co-funding from BBSRC.
2 collaborative grants were funded, both with co-funding from BBSRC.
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