Joanna Slusky, Ph.D.

Assistant professor of molecular biosciences and computational biology, University of Kansas - 2016 fellow

 

2016 Moore Inventor Fellow

 
Joanna Slusky, Ph.D.
 

Research Description

Joanna Slusky is an assistant professor of molecular biosciences and computational biology at the University of Kansas. Joanna’s invention is a protein that will re-sensitize bacteria to common antibiotics, thereby overcoming drug-resistant superbugs.

Joanna’s invention could have a global impact on antibiotic resistance and re-establish the efficacy of antibiotics.

 
 

related links

Moore Inventor Fellows Science University of Kansas Center for Research Back

Education

Ph.D., Biochemistry and Biophysics, 2007

 

Bachelors of Arts, Chemistry, 2001

Princeton University

Awards

Moore Inventor Fellows, 2016

NIH New Innovator Award, 2016