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Stineke will use the fellowship to further her research on antimicrobial resistance.

ESI researcher awarded prestigious fellowship

Dr Stineke Van Houte from the University of Exeter’s Environment and Sustainability Institute has been awarded a prestigious BBSRC Future Leader Fellowship entitled: "CRISPR-Cas9 gene drives to fight antimicrobial resistance".

The Future Leader Fellowship (FLF) provides support for researchers wishing to undertake independent research and gain leadership skills.

Stineke said: “In my fellowship I aim to develop CRISPR-Cas9 gene drives to remove antimicrobial resistance from microbial communities and understand their ecological and evolutionary consequences.”

Date: 27 November 2017