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Killer Bugs: Disease, Detection & Destruction

We live in a bacterial world. How do doctors and scientists diagnose and combat devastating illnesses caused by these microscopic organisms? This evening will equip you with a knowledge toolbox of bacterial gossip, cutting edge diagnostics and the future of antibacterial medicine.

Hosted by:

Phaik Yeong Cheah (Head of Bioethics & Engagement, MORU)

Sandy Sachaphimukh (MORU)


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FabCafe Bangkok
77/1 Soi Ari 1, 10400 Bangkok, Thailand
MONDAY 15th MAY 2017

Applied Proteomics: A Short Story of Cake and Urine

Markus Winterberg (Head of Pharmacology Lab, MORU)

The talk will explain how to look for biomarkers for a tropical disease in urine using proteomics and mass spectrometry – using cake!

Bac Chat

Matt Robinson (Molecular Microbiologist, LOMWRU)

To find the best (and worst) things in life we use our senses to see, feel, smell, taste and hear, and we'll tell our friends about it. But how do bacterial pathogens find the best places? How do they tell their mates? We will delve deep into the bacteria to find out how they sense and respond to their environments, and see how we can use this to investigate and treat human infections.

Antibiotic Footprint in Thailand


Direk Limmathurotsakul (Assistant Professor, MORU)


ยาปฏิชีวนะในประเทศไทย แสนล้านบาท ใครกินไปเท่าไหร่บ้าง หมูกินยาปฏิชีวนะ ไก่กินยาปฏิชีวนะ คนกินหมูกินไก่ เกิดอะไรขึ้นได้บ้าง ไปหาหมอ ขอยาปฏิชีวนะหมอไหม ทำไมหมอต้องให้ และทำไมหมอต้องไม่ให้ เรามาตามรอยของยาปฏิชีวนะด้วยกัน

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