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Dr. Kindrachuk investigated antibiotic resistance in the Cystic Fibrosis pathogen Pseudomonas aeruginosa. She identified over 100 genes capable of affecting aminoglycoside resistance in this organism. Her work highlights the complexity of drug-bacterial interactions, a concept that is becoming increasingly important in pharmaceutical development.
A randomly-selected Doctoral citation each day: today from the Doctor of Philosophy in Microbiology and Immunology (PhD) - graduated in 2010