Antimicrobial Resistance: Challenges and Perspectives

12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Central

A new IFT Scientific Status Summary was recently released. Entitled “Antimicrobial Resistance: Challenges and Perspectives,” the document updates the IFT Expert Report published in 2006. This webcast, presented by the authors of this Scientific Status Summary, will examine critically important antibiotics; trends of the National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring Program and MRSA; complications with co-selection and co-resistance; intervention approaches and unintended consequences; and global issues and key observations/conclusions.

Don’t miss this opportunity to explore this complex issue with experts Michael P. Doyle, Guy H. Loneragan, H. Morgan Scott, and Randall S. Singer as they present new scientific evidence relevant to the expert report.

Intended Audience(s): Product Developers, Company Management, Sales & Marketing Personnel, Plant Production Personnel, Quality Assurance Managers and Supervisors, Food Safety Specialists, Product Manufacturers, Students, Academics
Learning Level(s): Intermediate
Non-Member Registration Fee: $119
Member Registration Fee: $79
Student Registration Fee: $45
Presentation Date: 04/29/13 12:00 PM
Duration: 90 Minutes

Faculty:

Michael P. Doyle
Director, Regents Prof. of Fd. Microbio.
Univ. of Georgia

Dr Guy Loneragan
Professor, Epidemiology and Animal Health
Texas Tech University

Dr H Morgan Scott
Professor, Epidemiology
Kansas State University

Dr Randall Singer
Associate Professor, Division of Epidemiology & Community Health
University of Minnesota

Dr Robert B Gravani, CFS
Fd Sci Prof
Cornell Univ