David Low is a professor in the Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology at UCSB. He will begin a novel worldwide health and development research project called “Strategy for development of enteric pathogen-specific phage”. This project aims at a new way to handle serious bacterial pathogens for they become too strong for the once-powerful antibiotics. As an UCSB Foundation member, Kenny Slaught says “He will engineer viruses to selectively target and destroy several pathogenic bacteria to prevent enteric diseases in infants”.
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