Date: Time: 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
Beadle Center Room: N172
Directions: 1901 Vine St.
Additional Info: BEAD
Contact: Diana Bonham, (402) 472-2932, firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuberculosis (TB), a disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis, continues to pose a significant health problem. RNA polymerase, the enzyme responsible for all transcription in bacteria, is a proven and effective target for antimicrobials and is one of the primary targets for antimicrobial treatment of TB. We use a combination of biophysical approaches to study the mycobacterial transcription cycle to aid in the development of new antibiotics to treat TB and to further our understanding of transcription.
This event originated in Biochemistry.