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Scientist Ronan Carroll will be guest on WATH 970 talk show Thursday

From Staff Reports | Oct 24, 2017

Ronan Carroll, assistant professor of biological sciences, will join the Party Line talk show with Dave Palmer on WATH radio from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Thurs., Oct. 26.

Carroll’s research focuses on the mechanisms that allow bacteria to cause disease in humans, including highly drug-resistant forms that are creating a growing problem in the United States.

The faculty member will discuss topics such as flu shots, vaccines, the differences between bacteria and viruses, how antibiotics work and why some bacteria are becoming resistant to them.

Listeners can tune in to 970 AM/97.1 FM and can call in to ask questions at 740-592-6646.