NMSU professor gets grant for antibiotic-resistant research

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LAS CRUCES, N.M. (KRQE) – A New Mexico State University teacher received a federal grant for her research on antibiotics. Chemistry professor Paola Mera was awarded $1.5 million from the National Institutes of Health.

She says she will use the five-year grant for research equipment and more researchers. Her work focuses on identifying new targets that can help design new antibiotics to control the growth of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

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