The Search for New Antibiotics | YouTube

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A great youtube video by Piled Higher and Deeper (PHD Comics): The Search for New Antibiotics

Naowarat (Ann) Cheeptham, a Professor at Thompson Rivers University, describes her research of exploring caves to find new species of bacteria and fungi that can produce the next generation of life-saving antibiotics.

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Animated by: Jorge Cham
Produced by Piled Higher and Deeper in partnership with The Cheeptham Laboratory at Thompson Rivers University. Funding provided by the TRU Internal Research Fund for Scholarship and Scholarly Teaching (IRFSST) and the Society of Applied Microbiology Public Engagement Fund.

Featuring: Naowarat (Ann) Cheeptham http://faculty.tru.ca/ncheeptham/

Image sources: Cheeptham Lab; mightybackgrounds.com

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