Dr. Squire J Booker
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Deputy Editor, ACS Bio & Med Chem Au Evan Pugh Professor of Chemistry, and of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Eberly Family Distinguished Chair in Science
"A Radical Approach to Antibiotic Resistance"
Antibiotic resistance is an emerging global health crisis that has the potential to nullify the many treatments for bacterial infections that we have enjoyed for more than 75 years. In this lecture, I will talk about an emerging mechanism for antibiotic resistance enabled by the Cfr protein and our efforts to inhibit this protein.