National Centre of Competence in Research – AntiResist:

New approaches to combat antibiotic-resistant bacteria


Central management and administration of NCCR AntiResist are located at the Biozentrum of the University of Basel. The organigram is depicted below.

The Executive board represents the main decision-making body of NCCR AntiResist. The Management team implements decisions of the Executive board and supports the Board of Directors in their daily operations. Strategic planning of AntiResist relies on input and advice of the External Advisory Board, which includes international experts from academia and industry. Specific sub-committees facilitate developments in Data Management, Knowledge and Technology Transfer, Education & Training, Equal Opportunities as well as aspects of Ethics.

Research of AntiResist is supported by different technology platforms and is organized in distinct but intercalating Work Packages:

  • Clinical Studies (CLN)
  • Models mimicking human infections (MOD)
  • Translational activities (TRN)
  • Enabling Technologies (TEC)
  • Data storage and analysis (DAT)
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa (PAE)
  • Escherichia coli (ECO)
  • Staphylococcus aureus (SAU)
  • Brucella melitensis (BME)