Arjun Srinivasan, M.D.
Arjun Srinivasan, M.D.

The grand opening ceremony and launch for the UT Center for Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbial Genomics (CARMiG) and the Gulf Coast Consortia Cluster for Antimicrobial Resistance will be held 4:30 – 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29 at the BioScience Research Collaborative 6500 Main St. in Houston.

The entire McGovern Medical School Community is invited to attend to hear keynote speaker Arjun Srinivasan, M.D., associate director for Healthcare Associated Infection Prevention Programs at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. In addition the Netflix documentary Resistance will be shown with commentary from the director Michael Graziano.

CARMiG is led by Cesar A. Arias, M.D., Ph.D., M.Sc., professor of internal medicine, whose research is focused on the understanding of the mechanisms by which bacteria become resistant to antibiotics and developing new approaches to track and treat superbugs.

Please RSVP online in advance to attend the Nov. 29 event.