Engineering lipoglycopeptide biosynthesis to produce new antibiotics
BBSRC White Rose DTP
Dr R Seipke, Dr G.R. Hemsworth, Dr M E Webb
7 January 2019
There is an urgent need for new antibiotics to combat antimicrobial resistance. Most antibiotics originate from Streptomyces bacteria, however the low hanging fruit from this resource has been picked.
Tracking bacterial porin switching
Dr G Wagner, Dr S Barry
11 January 2019
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is one of the major healthcare challenges of the 21st century. It has been estimated that AMR will lead to >10 million deaths per year and >100 trillion USD in lost economic output by 2050, if no immediate action is taken .