Project

Tolerance and persistence in microbial biofilms: an integrated approach

Duration
01 January 2010 → 31 December 2015
Funding
Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO)
Promotor
Research disciplines
  • Natural sciences
    • Microbiology
    • Systems biology
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Laboratory medicine
    • Microbiology
    • Laboratory medicine
    • Laboratory medicine
    • Microbiology
Keywords
Candida albicans miconazole tobramycin Burkholderia cepacia complex biofilm
 
Project description

The goal of this project is to gain a better understanding in the molecular mechabnisms responsible for persitence and tolerance in Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Candida albicans en Burkholderia cenocepacia biofilms. By using mutant banks, transcriptome analysis and construction of mutants we will be able toobtain novel information regarding the phenomenon of persistende in fungi and bacteria.