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Antibiotic Resistance: Understanding and... > About the Authors - Pg. Vol2-xiii

About the Authors Karl Drlica, Ph.D. is a Principal Investigator at the Public Health Research Institute and Professor of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics at the UMDNJ--New Jersey Medical School in Newark, New Jersey. Dr. Drlica's laboratory focuses on fluoroquinolone action and resistance with Mycobacteriun tuberculosis and other bacteria, including approaches for slowing the enrichment and amplification of resistant bacterial sub- populations. David S. Perlin, Ph.D. is Executive Director of the Public Health Research Institute and UMDNJ Regional Biocontainment Laboratory, as well as Professor of Microbiology & Molecular Genetics at the New Jersey Medical School in Newark, New Jersey. He is also a Fellow of the New York Academy of Sciences. Dr. Perlin's laboratory explores mecha- nisms of antifungal drug resistance, rapid detection of drug-resistant bloodstream pathogens in high-risk patients, and the application of small- animal models for the study of respiratory pathogens.