- About the Lab
The Institute for Drug Resistance’s proposal to Gordon Research Conferences on Drug Resistance has been accepted and scheduled for 2012!
Institute for Drug Resistance (IDR) Directors Dr. Peg Riley, Professor of Biology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Dr.
Ms. Suphan Bakkal is now a doctor! Suphan defended her thesis, entitled "The role of bacteriocins in mediating interactions of bacterial isolates from cystic fibrosis patients" on December 3rd, 2010.
Undergraduate researcher Christopher Roy is one of thirteen graduating seniors who have been named 21st Century Leaders and will be honored for far-ranging achievement, initiative and social awareness
Graduate Student and Lab Manager Sandra Robinson was awarded Best Student Poster during the "Drug Resistance" Gordon Research Conference at Stonehill College, Easton, Massachusetts.
The Riley lab will receive US Army support to work with the Natick Soldier Research, Development, and Engineering Center to test novel approaches for controlling polymicrobial environments and limitin
Dr. Riley was invited to participate in a one day symposium on the challenge of antibiotic resistance.