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Isolation, Synthesis, and Interrogation of Natural Product Based Antibacterial Agents

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Award date: 
Jun 2, 2015
Award amount: 
$99,930
Organization name: 
UNC - Asheville
Principal Investigator: 
Wolfe, Amanda L
Grant program category: 
Research and Equipment Support
Grant program name: 
Biotechnology Research Grant
Region: 
Western

This project will focus on development of pharmaceuticals and biocontrol agents with antibiotic capabilities based on organic molecules originally found in nature. The PIs are working to improve the ability of these natural molecules to combat bacterial infections and to isolate new antibiotic drugs from natural sources.

Fiscal year: 
2015