Theme 1: Understanding resistant bacteria in the context of the host

Projects within this theme explore resistant bacteria in the host context to help develop our understanding of resistance mechanisms, identify new targets for novel antibiotics and the development of new diagnostics.

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This research theme aims to:

  • provide a better understanding of resistant bacteria in the host context
  • identify new targets for novel antibacterials
  • define better ways of predicting and influencing the acquisition and evolution of resistance
  • uncover new markers for diagnosing bacterial infection, virulence and resistance
Index of offered projects
Project TitleMain supervisor(s)KeywordsConsortium & host institution

No project available currently


  • Antibiotic discovery
  • Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Structural biology 
  • Microbiology 
SWON Alliance, University of Warwick


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