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VICB Seminar, Lynette Cegelski, Stanford University

Wednesday, March 27, 2019,

  • Location: Biological Sciences Building/Medical Research Building (MRB) III • 465 21st Ave S • Nashville, TN 37232
  • Room: 1220

   The Vanderbilt Institute of Chemical Biology (VICB) presents Dr. Lynette Cegelski, Stanford University: "Cell Walls and Biofilms: Discovery and New Chemistry at the Bacterial Cell Surface"

Key Lecture Points 
· New approaches to study and inhibit bacterial cell walls and biofilms particularly integrating solid-state NMR, chemical biology, and microbiology
· the discovery and evaluation of a potent antibiotic effective against biofilms and persister cells

· the discovery of a chemically modified cellulose produced in nature and its molecular role at the host-pathogen interface.