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Science City Saturday STEM Seminar: The Emerging Threat of Super Bugs
March 2, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 amFree
During Saturday STEM Seminars at Science City, STEM professionals present highlights about their careers and hot topics in STEM, followed by a Q&A session. The sessions, with take place at the Extreme Screen, are geared for students in grades 7-12.
Everyone has probably had strep throat at some point in their lives, but what if our strongest antibiotic didn’t help at all? Antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest issues facing the medical field right now, and developing new therapies to fight these infections is paramount to the survival of our species. Hear about the exciting possibility of using a virus to treat resistant infections and how this idea has already been working in Europe for decades with speaker Justin Mehojah, Microbiologist at Great Plains Analytical Laboratory.
No preregistration required; sign in on site.