Faculty Advisor

Prusty Rao, Reeta

Abstract

The aim of this project was to research and understand a variety of novel methods which microorganisms are used in medicine. Investigations led to the knowledge how bacteria, fungi, and viruses are used to treat ailments ranging from colon cancer to malaria. The advanced methods which microbes are used lead one to believe that the ailments which currently harm the human population will one day be preventable.

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

April 2012

Project Type

Interactive Qualifying Project

Accessibility

Unrestricted

Advisor Department

Biology and Biotechnology

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