Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) has been dubbed the silent pandemic over the past couple of years and this term is growing in popularity. According to the World Health Organization, “AMR occurs when bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites ... READ MORE
On November 1st, the One Health Student Association hosted an interdisciplinary panel on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) to dive deep into and promote awareness on the growing issue. Esteemed panelists included a wide range of UF faculty: Dr. ... READ MORE
What Do We Want? A Multidisciplinary Approach to AMR Research. When Do We Want It? Now!
The problem of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a complex and multifaceted one. AMR is caused by pathogenic bacteria that are genetically evolved enough ... READ MORE
History of Antibiotics
Good and bad bacteria live all around us. They exist inside human bodies, animal bodies, food, and in almost every last crevice of the environment. Some bacterial species help us digest our food while others make us sick; ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- For some 50 years, scientists have tried -- but failed -- to find a way to use microbes as a means of biological control for destructive subterranean termites.
University of Florida ... READ MORE