In our most recent issue of Futures (Spring/Summer 2014), we explore some of the research taking place at Michigan State University to help combat the serious problem of antibiotic resistance.
Our intent is not to place blame or point fingers, but to focus on some of the solutions that are helping to make a difference.
MSU AgBioResearch biosystems engineer Jade Mitchell has received a nearly $1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop and provide quantitative microbial risk assessment tools, models and training to university researchers around the nation. One of the goals of the program is to link quantitative scientists such as engineers to biologists and social scientists.
MSU AgBioResearch scientist Mary Hausbeck has been named a fellow of the American Phytopathological Society (APS), the nation’s premier society of innovative plant pathology research.