February 20, 2015 - Riley Interviewed for the International Business Times

Combating Antibiotic Resistance: Ineffective Drugs Push Scientists To Explore Alternative Medications

Riley Named Distinguished Faculty Lecturer

She will give a lecture on Monday, April 13, 2015

Rethinking the Antibiotic Arsenal: New Strategies for the Age of the Microbiome

February 3, 2015 - Riley Interviewed for the International Business Times

Obama Budget 2016 Funds Fight Against Antibiotic Resistance


Peg Riley Wants a New Drug

For more than half a century, humans have been using antibiotics to kill bacteria. The bad news, says biology professor Peg Riley, is that we were too good at it.

UMass Amherst Commencement to Honor Exceptional Student Leadership and Achievement

(Undergraduate researcher Christopher Roy has been named a 21st Century Leader; check out the article below)

Bacteriotix takes $30,000 First in Innovation Challenge

Bacteriotix, a five-member team of students and alumni that is pioneering narrow spectrum antimicrobial agents to treat difficult bacterial infections, won first place and $30,000 in the Innovation Ch

Bug Zappers - The best futuristic ideas for killing drug-resistant bacteria (Slate Article)

In May, runaway groom Andrew Speaker gave the public a crash course in drug-resistant tuberculosis. It turned out that Speaker wasn't infected with the worst form of TB after all.

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