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Discover science - biology

Discover the influence that the biological sciences have on your life!

In this hands-on discover session you will explore the tools and techniques university biologists use in their laboratories and get a taste for life as a university science student.

Antibiotic Resistance Exploration
Dive into the microscopic world of bacteria and antibiotics through the Kirby-Bauer Disc Diffusion assay, a pivotal method for understanding antibiotic resistance. Students get hands-on experience with this technique, learn to distinguish between susceptible and resistant bacterial strains, and explore the implications of antibiotic misuse. We'll discuss strategies for combating resistance and the critical role of responsible antibiotic use in preserving public health and safeguarding our future.


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