How mammoth poop contributes to antibiotics research

PhD student Doris van Bergeijk brought 40,000-year-old bacteria from mammoth poop back to life. She hopes to find new information that can help research at the Institute of Biology Leiden into antibiotics and antibiotics resistance.

Read the whole article which Leiden published on European Antibiotic Awareness Day, 18 November.

More about Doris van Bergeijk, one of the NCOH PhD’s.

Header image: Streptomycete producing drops of antibiotics. (Photo: Doris van Bergeijk)