Finding new antibiotics in deep, dark and wonderous places - Mat Upton

If new, powerful antibiotic drugs are not discovered, we ‘may’ return to the pre-antibiotic era.

Mathew Upton from the University of Plymouth thinks that the solution may lie deep under the surface of the ocean, in dark, cold environments where weird and wonderful sponges live. Mathew is a Professor in Medical Microbiology at the University of Plymouth. He is also the lead for Antibiotic Resistant Pathogens Research Group.