Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul







Lecture | Bacteriophages and Endolysins: Novel ways to treat bacterial infections

Visiting professor Dr Hector Morbidoni to deliver lecture on Nov 22

25/10/2019 - 11h01

Hector MorbidoniOn Nov 22, at 11:30 AM, visiting professor from Universidad Nacional de Rosario, Argentina, Dr Hector Morbidoni, will be delivering the lecture Bacteriophages and Endolysins: Novel ways to treat bacterial infections, in support of the Institutional Project of Internationalization (PUCRS-PrInt). The researcher will talk about bacteriophages, which are an alternative type of virus in face of people’s increased resistance to antibiotics and the costly process of developing new drugs. Morbidoni will present the findings of his research on endolysins and peptide-glycan hydrolases produced by bacteriophages. The session will occur at Room 103 of Building 12C on the Main Campus (Av. Ipiranga, 6.681). The lecture will be delivered in English. No interpreting will be provided. No early registration is required.