5th International Symposium on the Environmental Dimension of Antibiotic Resistance

9–14 June 2019 • Hong Kong

5th International Symposium on the Environmental Dimension of Antibiotic Resistance

9–14 June 2019 • Hong Kong

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Marko Virta (Finland) 
Principal Investigator
Department of Microbiology
University of Helsinki, Finland 

Marko Virta is currently professor of ecotoxicology at University of Helsinki. His research interests include antibiotic resistance in various human impacted environments such as waste waters, agriculture and aquaculture. He has published over 100 articles and supervised 14 PhDs. His recent achievements include co-development of epicPCR, protocol for linking taxa and function without cultivation and Inverse-PCR, protocol for analyzing the genetic environment of antibiotic resistance genes without cultivation.