Sally recently graduated with an MSc from the Department of Chemistry at McGill University where she used mass spectrometry to investigate natural product biosynthesis and protein conformational dynamics. As a science journalism intern at DDN, Sally has a passion for scientific storytelling and hopes to foster a greater understanding of science in multiple audiences. In her free time, you can find her making stained glass art, gardening, and exploring nature.
Antibiotic resistance is on the rise and scientists are on the lookout for new therapeutics for treating human pathogens. One promising new venture repurposes antimalarial drugs to treat patients with chronic lung diseases such as cystic fibrosis.