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Resisting Superbugs in the Built Environment

Monday, January 29, 2018 at 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

The Bark Room, Room M104, Sheila C. Johnson Design Center 2 West 13th Street, New York, NY 10011

Interdisciplinary Science Planetary Health Talk: Davida Smyth, Associate Professor of Biology and Chair of the Natural Sciences at Mercy College

Dr. Smyth will present her research on antibiotic resistance, the associated implications for our communities, and ongoing efforts to reduce and prevent the problem from getting even worse. Her research focuses on environmental monitoring, microbial genomics and profiling, and the development of "healthy materials."

This talk will take place from 5:00pm-6:00pm with students-only time from 6:00pm-6:30pm. 

Sponsored by the Department of Natural Sciences and Mathematics. For more information, please contact Katayoun Chamany at

Event Type

Lectures and Panel Discussions


General Public


Humanity, Society, Social Justice, Environment, Sustainability and Climate Change


Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts


Natural Science



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