Microbes TMC Antimicrobial Resistance and Stewardship Conference returns Jan. 23-25

The Center for Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbial Genomics (CARMiG) at McGovern Medical School is again inviting researchers, faculty, and students out to the second annual Texas Medical Center Antimicrobial Resistance and Stewardship Conference Jan. 23 through 25.


Dr. William Miller Miller receives IDSA Foundation award

The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) named Dr. William Miller, assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the Center for Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbial Genomics (CARMiG), the recipient of the Young Investigator Award in Infectious Diseases with a $40,000 grant providing funding for research.


McGovern Medical School launches superbug research center

Earlier this year, the United Nations designated antibiotic resistance as a global health priority and emphasized that collaboration would be key to slowing the spread of deadly superbugs. With that in mind, Cesar Arias, M.D., Ph.D., was already at work forming the Center for Antimicrobial Resistance and Microbial Genomics (CARMiG) at McGovern Medical School, a multi-institutional effort to combat the global threat of antibiotic resistance.


CARMIG hosts opening ceremony Nov. 29

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.



New superbug research center opens

McGovern Medical School has opened a new research center to address the global health threat posed by antibiotic-resistant bacteria known as superbugs. An introductory ceremony is scheduled for Nov. 29.