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New kind of antibiotic may be more effective at fighting tuberculosis, anthrax, and other diseases

Diseases such as tuberculosis, anthrax, and shigellosis a severe food-borne illness eventually could be treated with an entirely new and more-effective kind of antibiotic, thanks to a team of scientists led by Huck Institutes affiliate Kenneth Keiler, an associate professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at Penn State.

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Kenneth Keiler is a co-funded faculty member of the Huck Institutes' graduate programs in cell and developmental biology and genetics and a researcher in the Center for RNA Molecular Biology.