The National Science Foundation has awarded more than $1 million to chemical engineers at Florida State University and Howard University for projects investigating the impact of fluid flow on bacterial communities and sensors that can detect environmental change. "Antimicrobial-resistant strains of bacteria are increasing, and if we want to develop new antibiotics and diagnostic tools to effectively identify and control their spread, we need to better understand what physical forces drive their drug resistance," said Jamel Ali, an assistant professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering at Florida State.
Chemical engineers get more than $1M for bacteria research
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