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VIA: The Mold in Florey’s Coat – How Penicillin Changed Medicine

  • Dates: 27 – 27 Nov, 2023

The Mold in Florey’s Coat – How Penicillin Changed Medicine 

11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 27, Cordier Auditorium
Manchester Assistant Professor of Chemistry Kyle Watson '10 will explore life before antibiotics, the story of how penicillin was discovered and developed for common use and look to the future of antibiotic therapy.
Penicillin has been responsible for more than half of the 50 percent increase in average life expectancy since its discovery and use in the early 20th century. 

Primary organizer: Gabriela Ramalho Tafoya

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