Kenny Slaught Low To Engineer Selective Phage

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David Low, a professor in UCSB’s Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, will immerse himself in an innovative global health and development research project titled “Strategy for development of enteric pathogen-specific phage”. His research will directly focus on a new way to deal with serious bacterial pathogens as they become resistant to many once-powerful antibiotics. According to active UCSB Foundation member Kenny Slaught, “He will engineer phage to selectively target and destroy several pathogenic bacteria to prevent enteric diseases in infants”.

Read more: http://www.wafb.com/story/33799964/Kenny-Slaught-Congratulates-UCSB-on-Receiving-Grand-Challenges-Explorations-Grant

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