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Edgren Scholars Present: Leveraging the Genomics Revolution to Tuberculosis Infections

Edgren Scholars Present: Leveraging the Genomics Revolution to Tuberculosis Infections
Date Tuesday, October 1, 2019
FeaturingDr. James Christenson, Chemistry, and Kristin Bishop, senior majoring in Biochemistry/Molecular Biology, Chemistry and Spanish.
Location University Library - View maps and directions
SponsorsOffice of Academic Affiars and Friends of the BU Library

Event Description

The advent of High-Through Put DNA Sequencing has ushered in a new era of study in the cellular world. Researchers can now access DNA sequences from organisms around the globe to help tackle some of the toughest challenges facing modern medicine. Work by Dr. James Christenson and Kristen Bishop (F19) is leveraging DNA sequencing data to track down new antibiotics against M. tuberculosis, a bacterial infection that took the lives of 1.3 million people globally in 2017.

Questions?

Contact Ann Gannon at 651.635.8717 or agannon@bethel.edu.