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Antibiotics Targeted to Bacterial Stress Pathways

An assay to identify inhibitors of a conserved bacterial stess response pathway: sigma factor sE.Penn State inventors have identified a novel therapeutic target, transcription factor σE, which is conserved in several multidrug resistant Gram-negative pathogens and are currently pursuing the development and validation of initial lead compounds. -Ken Keiler, 2018 LB2C Recipient.

Targeting Bacteria

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We work together with the Office of Technology Management (OTM) and the Office for Industrial Partnerships (OIP), engaging in assisting inventors in capturing Intellectual Property (IP), and providing academic resources and support to entrepreneurs.