for antimicrobial activity


Super Sugar: Hope for a new antibiotic

On Sunday, CO-ADD Director Professor Matt Cooper was invited by the Today TV Show for an interview on a new synthetic sugar that acts like a Trojan horse on bacteria cell wall, uncovered by his research group at the University of Queensland's Institute for Molecular Bioscience - Centre for Superbug Solutions and collaborators, and published in Nature Communications.

Queensland Health Minister opens new CO-ADD screening facility

On Wednesday we had the great pleasure to welcome The Honourable Cameron Dick, Queensland's Health Minister, Mr Matthew Ames, antibiotic awareness advocate, and Professor Peter Høj, The University of Queensland's Vice Chancellor and President. They have opened the brand new CO-ADD antimicrobial screening lab with program director Professor Matt Cooper.