Faculty and trainees shared their expertise in insect biology and beneficial microbes to study how a probiotic BioPatty can protect honey bees from fatal disease. "We observed an increase in pathogen clearance and overall survival of honey bee larvae," said PhD Candidate Brendan Daisley.
Bringing infection to its knees PhD Candidate Adam Paish is part of a team of basic scientists and clinicians across the School that is working to reduce infection rates for millions of people undergoing orthopaedic surgery.
Solving a genetic puzzle Triplets in their late 70s. Identical DNA. Two develop Alzheimer’s disease and one does not. PhD Candidate Allison Dilliott is part of a research team investigating this challenging genetic puzzle.
Celebrating science, discovery and the next generation Trainees were a big focus of Robarts Research Institute’s Celebration of Science and Discovery this week, as they joined faculty in showcasing research projects for community members and participating in the annual Taylor Symposium.