First step towards potential alternative for antibiotics


Under the direction of dr. Stan Brouns, affiliated with the faculty of Applied Sciences, research is done on a potential alternative for antibiotics: bacteriophages, the natural enemies of bacteria. Bacteriophages are tiny viruses that infect bacteria and then use the bacterial cell to multiply. Thanks to alumni of the faculty of Applied Sciences and donors of Delft University Fund, Brouns and his team received €144.248 for the benefit of the bacteriophage research.  Read more