Insight With Beth Ruyak

Hosted By Beth Ruyak

Insight creates conversation to build community, exploring issues and events that connect people in our region. Insight covers breaking news and big ideas, music, arts & culture with responsible journalism, civil discussion and diverse voices.


Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
on News Station

 We Get Support From:
Become a Supporter 
 We Get Support From:
Become a Supporter 

UC Merced Professor Probes Into Antibiotic-Resistant Infections


Professor Miriam Barlow uses experimental evolution to study antibiotic resistance.

Her focus is on the evolution of antimicrobial resistance, which has been affecting many people each year. She says Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aures outbreaks bring attention to the issue, yet is only a small piece of the antimicrobial resistance issue.

Tuberculosis and pneumonia are also becoming resistant to existing antibiotics.

We’ll talk with her about new research on infections that can resist most known antibiotic drugs.

More From Insight With Beth Ruyak

Sign up for ReCap

and never miss the top stories

Delivered to your inbox every Wednesday.

Check out a sample ReCap newsletter.