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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.
(Undergraduate researcher Christopher Roy has been named a 21st Century Leader; check out the article below)
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
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.
Article about Bacteriotix, a newly started company composed of members affiliated with Riley lab. Extracted from "UMass In the Loop."
The hand game of "rock-paper-scissors" is perpetual one-upmanship: rock crushes scissors, scissors cut paper and paper covers rock.
When Margaret (Sprague) Riley, Class of 1977 and honored member of the Walpole High School Hall of Fame, entered the pre-med program at Umass Amherst, little did she know it marked the beginning of a
Peg Riley was once enrolled in the pre-med program at UMass Amherst, but she decided working with sick people wasn’t for her.