In ten years’ time, will antibiotics still work? Have we let bacteria get the upper hand in the evolutionary arms race?
In the 1920s the discovery of the antibiotic penicillin started a golden age of medicine. However, experts warn that the end of that age may be just a decade away. In this talk, microbiologist Siouxsie Wiles explores the looming crisis of antibiotic resistance and its threat to New Zealand.
Thursday 2nd November, 6pm
Dunningham Suite, 4th Floor, City Library
Books will be available to purchase on the night, courtesy of University Book Shop Otago.