JPIAMR 13th Call Partner Search Tool

This is a match-making section for JPIAMR 13th call - One Health interventions to prevent or reduce the development and transmission of antimicrobial resistance (AMR).

General Information

  • Type: Partner looking for project
  • Organisation: Federal University of Technology Owerri Nigeria
  • Country: Nigeria (NG)

Research area

  • Scientific area(s):
    1. Understand the impact of interventions on development and transmission of AMR
    2. Design, implement, evaluate, and compare innovative interventions to control the development and transmission of AMR
  • One Health Setting:

    Human Health Animal Health

  • Keywords:

    Antimicrobial resistance Molecuar Epidemiology Staphylocci ESBL Tuberculosis

  • Brief description of your expertise / expertise you are looking for:

    I have been consistently studying the genomic evolution of pathogenic bacteria, including staphylococci and tuberculosis, and pathogenicity, and drug resistance mechanisms of resistant bacteria for about 18 years. In addition, I have international knowledge and experience that I have put into overseas research institutes such as USA (Washington State University 2010), China (Fudan University 2015-6), Germany (University of Düsseldorf 2018, University of Konstanz 2014) and Japan (Jichi Medical University 2021). In addition, I am the Leader of the molecular epidemiology surveillance program for drug-resistant bacteria and tuberculosis, which is conducted jointly with the Federal Medial Center Owerri, a national hospital for tertiary care in Owerri, the capital of Imo in southern Nigeria.

  • Brief description of your project / the project you would like to join:

    I will be happy to join any project on antimicrobial resistance that focused on MRSA, ESBL or drug resistant tuberculosis.

Contact details

Dr Chijioke A. Nsofor

Submitted on 2021-02-17 11:28:46

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