Joanna Slusky, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Molecular Biosciences and Computational Biology, University of Kansas


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, University of Pennsylvania
A.B., Chemistry, Princeton University



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