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Environmental Health Lecture: "Antibiotic Resistance and the Collision between Biology and Culture" - Douglas Call, PhD
Environmental Health Lecture: "Antibiotic Resistance and the Collision between Biology and Culture" - Douglas Call, PhD
WhenThursday, Nov. 9, 2017, 12:30 – 1:20 p.m.
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Dr. Call is a professor of molecular epidemiology in the Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health. In 2014 he became a Fellow with the American Association for the Advancement of Science in recognition for his contributions to food and water safety, particularly through molecular epidemiology of antibiotic resistant bacteria in agricultural systems. Dr. Call has published over 185 peer-reviewed papers and has ongoing antibiotic resistance research projects in the U.S., Tanzania, Kenya, Brazil and Guatemala with support from the NSF, NIH, USDA, CDC and the Allen School. He has consulted for the Gates Foundation and Fleming Fund regarding antibiotic resistance, and he was just appointed to the Washington State Academy of Sciences. Dr. Call is a member of the Pacific Northwest Antimicrobial Resistance Coalition, the Washington State Antimicrobial Resistance Working Group, and the Antimicrobial Resistance Steering Committee for the American Society for Microbiology. He was recently awarded the 2017 Washington State University Sahlin Faculty Excellence Award for Research, Scholarship and Arts, and was selected to give the Distinguished Faculty Address at Washington State University.

Campus roomHSB T435
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