Transfer and control of antibiotic resistant bacteria and their genes during wastewater treatment and reuse
IRGP 45

Program At A Glance

  Funding Agencies

South Australian Government Premier’s Research and Industry Fund), Australian International Research Grant Program

  Program Period 2015-2018
  Action Acronym IRGP 45
  Action Name Transfer and control of antibiotic resistant bacteria and their genes during wastewater treatment and reuse
  Project Coordinator Dr. Erica Donner
 

Intitutions

Organisations

 

Dr. Olfa Mahjoub, Ph.D
National Research Institute for Rural Engineering, Water, and Forestry, University of Carthage, Ariana, Tunisia
 
Dr. Erica Donner
University of South Australia
University of South Australia
 
Dr. Despo Fatta-Kassinos
Director of Nireas-International Water Research Center, School of Engineering, University of Cyprus
 
Dr. Eddie Cytryn
Agricultural Research Organization, Volcani Center, Israel
 
  Budget 300.000 Australian Dollars

 

Purpose

To investigate the extent of metal/antibiotic resistant bacteria in South Australian wastewater and downstream environments and provide advice on their control to the relevant policymakers.