Hospital bacteria resistant to antibiotics are a growing problem. Together with colleague Michael Richardson and experts from LUMC and Naturalis, Leiden antibiotics expert Gilles van Wezel is searching for new antibiotics in snake and scorpion venom. He will be getting an injection of funds from the NWO to help him do that.
More than 800 participants from about 80 countries, that’s how many international students will be going through Orientation Week Leiden (OWL) on 25–29 August.
Seven prominent North Korean exiles shed new light on the dictatorial state in a conference hosted by Leiden University on 17 and 18 September. All of the speakers once held high-ranking positions in the regime and now reveal its inner workings.