Biofilm Building: A Simple Board Game to Reinforce Knowledge of Biofilm Formation

Kelsey McOwat, Nicola R Stanley-Wall (Lead / Corresponding author)

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The increasing risk of antibiotic resistance and correlating decrease in effective clinical treatments is a serious issue worldwide. One source antibiotic tolerance derives from biofilm infections: collectives of bacteria surrounded by an extracellular matrix that adhere to surfaces. Here we outline a board game designed to raise awareness and knowledge of biofilms in young learners.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Microbiology & Biology Education
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2018


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