BEDD research featured @ Howard University Research Month 2022

Through April 2022, Howard University Research Month celebrated the breadth of research being conducted across the University. Several of our Biofilm Engineering and Drug Discovery (BEDD) lab members had the opportunity to introduce their research projects on Thursday, April 28th, and Friday, April 29th, during the event.

  • Sarees Shaikh, a MS graduate student in Chemical Engineering, introduced the “Adhesion Kinetics of Staphylococcus aureus during the First Stages of Biofilm Evolution”;
  • Elan Holston, an undergraduate student in Chemical Engineering, discussed “The Methods of Growth of Shewanella Oneidensis MR-1 Biofilms” that she had been learning under the supervision of Mahtab Waseem, a MS graduate student in our research group; and
  • Olabisi Bellow (pictured below), a MS graduate student in Chemical Engineering, showed preliminary results of her “Comparative Analysis of the Kinetics of Growth and Viability of Shewanella oneidensis MR-1 in Tryptic Soy Broth Versus Glucose-Based Minimal Media”. That analysis was also performed under the supervision of Mahtab Waseem
Olabisi @ HU Research Month 2022

The research projects presented were funded by the National Science Foundation (DBE Award # 1832140 and CMMI Award # 2000330 to Dr. Ymele-Leki).