K-INBRE for a CURE Project Awarded

Eileen Hotze was awarded a Kansas IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (K-INBRE) for a CURE award.  One mission of the NIH-funded K-INBRE grant is to increase research activities using the classroom. These activities are referred to as Curriculum-based Undergraduate Research Experiences (CURE) and should increase student participation in research and enhance faculty efforts in conducting NIH-related biomedical research.  Dr. Hotze CURE award is for the Bacterial Infectious Disease Lab and is expanding on work from Dr. Rosana Ferreira’s lab to identify skin microbiome isolates that can impact biofilm formation on Staphylococcus aureus.