The National Graduate School in Infection Biology and Antimicrobials (or IBA) is a research school (forskerskole) funded by the Research Council of Norway, coordinated at the University of Oslo. Both PhD students and postdocs registered at Norwegian universities are welcome to apply for membership in IBA. Our program funds courses and workshops and research stays abroad/in Norway, has annual networking meetings, and we support participation in these activities by co-funding of travel and accommodation costs.
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Monday October 18 – Friday October 22 – 2021 at UiT – The Arctic University of Norway.
The course will provide detailed insight and knowledge of antimicrobial resistance in bacteria. The objectives will include understanding of principles regarding antibiotic resistance, methods for detection of resistance, clinical breakpoints, resistance epidemiology, mechanisms for resistance development/evolution and spread, drivers behind development of antimicrobial resistance, clinically important resistance mechanisms in bacteria, molecular methods for typing of resistance bacterial clones and concepts in drug discovery.
Please visit our courses and events page for more information.
IBA offers support for travel and accomodation for our PhD and research track members.
The IBA PhD association, IBA PhD, was founded in a digital meeting the 25th of February 2021.
The main goal of IBA-PhD will be to ensure the academic and social interests of PhD and research track students that are enrolled in the Norwegian Infection Biology and Antimicrobials (IBA) graduate school.
The organisation will also organise an annual student day with and for IBA PhD candidates, nominate student representative candidates to the IBA board and sit or find candidates to sit on the IBA course planning committees.
Read the full statutes here.
IBA PhD board members:
Runa Wolden (UiT) – Chairperson
Ragnhild Sætra (NTNU) – Vice Chairperson
Marita Mårli (NMBU) – Board member
Srijana Bastakoti (UiT) – Board member
Amit Bansal (UiB) – Board member
Verena Mertes (UiO) – Board member
MSc Marta Gómez Muñoz from the Institute of Clinical Medicine at the University of Oslo will be defending the thesis Global responses to genotoxic stress and culture supplements in Mycobacterium tuberculosis for the degree of PhD (Philosophiae Doctor).
She will have a digital Public Defence March 4 at 12:15 pm
Find link and information here:https://www.med.uio.no/klinmed/english/research/news-and-events/events/disputations/2021/munoz-marta-gomez.html
She will also give a digital trial lecture on March 4 at 10:15 am on the given topic: Regulation of gene expression in response to stress in bacteria
Find link and information here:https://www.med.uio.no/klinmed/english/research/news-and-events/events/trial-lectures/2021/munoz-marta-gomez.html
PhD candidate and IBA member Bishnu Joshi (UiT) has defended his thesis “Bacterial Extracellular vesicles and their cargo” for the degree of Philosophiae Doctor February 5th 2021.
Read Bishnu Joshi´s report on his PhD experience from Northern Norway here.
IBA welcomes IBA members to a 1-week online workshop on scientific writing with Mathew Stiller-Reeve 12th-16th April.
This course is meant to provide a virtual space to meet up, learn, get motivated, write and talk about your writing. This course will be online to widen participation and interaction across the IBA network.
Read more and see the schedule on our course page