From basic science to advanced medicine

September 5, 2020 2:30 - 3:15

Location: Auditorium 28A


Ribosomes, the universal cellular machines that translate the genetic code into proteins, are targeted by many antibiotics that paralyze them by binding to their functional sites. Antibiotics binding modes, inhibitory actions and synergism pathways have been determined for almost all ribosomal antibiotics. These indicated the principles of differentiation between patients and pathogens, and by ERC funding we could suggest the mechanisms leading to bacterial resistance and paved ways for improvement of existing antibiotics as well as for the design of novel, next generation, species specific, eco friendly antibiotics, capable of minimizing antibiotics resistance.

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