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Fischbach receives young investigator grant for probiotics research

Michael Fischbach, PhD, a faculty member in UCSF’s Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, is one of two recipients of the 2010 Young Investigator Grant for Probiotics Research. The announcement was made August 2, 2010, by The Global Products Council, which funds the program to contribute to the advancement of probiotics and gastrointestinal microbiota research in the United States. Fischbach's research project is entitled “A Gene-to-Model Approach to Discovering New Antibiotics from Probiotic Bacteria.”

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