Antibiotics could become nearly useless by mid-century against intense infections due to bacteria evolving antibiotic resistance. And alternative treatments haven't been able to replace antibiotics in those big infections. It's time for a rethink: Try reducing antibiotic use for small infections and find alternate remedies for them instead to slow the evolution of resistance. That should preserve antibiotic effectiveness for the big infections.
Kelly Michie, a 4th year PhD student in Marvin Whiteley's lab in the School of Biological Sciences, was a finalist in the Georgia Tech Three-minute Thesis (3MT) competition.
Georgia Tech’s motto of Progress and Service is emulated by its student body. Among several students graduating this December who have shown a passion for service while studying at Tech is Joshyu Jarrell, who is receiving his Ph.D. in Applied Physiology
When Emma Siegfried graduates this weekend, she’ll be the latest in a line of family members who have been attending Georgia Tech for more than 100 years.