Tiny Earth students Andrea Price and Allison Leask investigate microbes in ocean plastics as an alternative source for antibiotic discovery under the guidance of TEPI Ana Barral at National University. Dr. Barral’s adapted Tiny Earth course-based undergraduate research experience (CURE) focuses on microbial discoveries from plastics in coastal waters. Their efforts have gained recognition from ASM and other national and international news.

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