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.


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Ph.D., Biochemistry and Biophysics, 2007


Bachelors of Arts, Chemistry, 2001

Princeton University


Moore Inventor Fellows, 2016

NIH New Innovator Award, 2016

Moore Inventor Fellows