Finding New Therapies in Unexpected Places: Wine and Flowers

While exploring an unrelated science question, members of the Dudley Lab at the Pacific Northwest Research Institute (PNRI) noticed an interesting response of the pathogenic yeast, Candida albicans. A naturally occurring chemical found in wine and flowers made the cells – which had become resistant to a commonly prescribed antifungal drug – sensitive to it

Meet PNRI Scientist: Amy Sirr

Amy Sirr is passionate about yeast’s role in genetic research – and there is an actual scientific term to go with it: “The Awesome Power of Yeast Genetics.”

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