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Bacterial Biofilms

A photograph of a Chemical Engineering researcher creating a bacterial biofilm.

Joseph Ferrar, ChE PhD Student, assembles a bacterial biofilm in the North Campus Research Complex in Ann Arbor, MI. The aim of the study is to engineer biofilms to help with resistance to bacteria for antiobiotic treatments. Photo: Joseph Xu/Michigan Engineering Multimedia Content Producer, University of Michigan - College of Engineering