Veterinary use of antibiotics is of increasing concern, with a strong campaign to reduce the agricultural industry’s reliance on conventional antibiotics. The Centre is investigating the use of the antimicrobial activity of byproducts from the wine industry to develop a ‘natural’ therapy to target skin infections in animals such as poultry and pigs.

 

Project members

Key contact

Associate Professor Mark Blaskovich

Director, IMB Centre for Superbug Solutions
Principal Research Fellow - GL
Institute for Molecular Bioscience