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Major Fields of Interest

Epidemiology, physiology, genetics and ecology of nontuberculous mycobacteria; antibiotic discovery and development

Current Research

  1. Mycobacteria, Legionella, and Amoeba in household plumbing
  2. Biofilm formation by mycobacteria
  3. Isolation and identification of novel anti-mycobacterial antibiotics
  4. Mechanism of action of antibiotic dendritic amphiphiles