Antibiotic resistance in a permafrost thaw gradient

Maddie McCarthy has been working for the past year in the lab exploring the presence of antibiotic resistance in microbes found in environmental samples. This week she presented her work finding widespread antibiotic resistance in a Fairbanks permafrost thaw gradient.  She used a combination of techniques including traditional culturing methods and antibiotic screening as well […]

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Growing a Culture

Making cultures like mad, Madison is hard at work in the West Ridge Research Building (WRRB). As a junior, Madison has over a year to see her project to completion.  Way to go, Maddie!

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