Identification of Soil Bacteria by 16S Sequencing
Antibiotic resistance is a large and growing problem. Since most current antibiotics are produced by soil bacteria, identifying soil bacteria that might produce novel antibiotics could help with drug discovery. As a continuation of a project begun in BIOL 350, we isolated 18 bacterial strains from soil samples, identified them by 16S sequence, and are screening them for antibacterial properties.
Hess, Ethan, "Identification of Soil Bacteria by 16S Sequencing" (2022). Student Presentations. 58.