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2019 RCSB PDB Video Challenge for High School Students

Mechanisms of Bacterial Resistance
to Beta-lactam Antibiotics


2018 Panel of Expert Judges

Tanaya Bhowmick, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Infectious Diseases
Director Antimicrobial Stewardship
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Infectious diseases physician with interests in antimicrobial stewardship, clinical infectious disease, travel medicine, HIV, wound care.

Margaret A. Franzen, Ph.D.

Program Director
MSOE Center for BioMolecular Modeling, an instructional materials development laboratory

Educator focused on improving student learning through well-designed physical and computer-based models of molecular structure and function.

Ella Marushchenko

Ella Maru Studio, Inc.

Ella Marushchenko is a professional designer and photographer. Her illustrations appeared on covers of all top-tier scientific magazines such as Nature, Science, Nature Medicine, Nature Nanotechnology,etc.

Andrew G. McArthur, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research (IIDR), McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Cisco Research Chair in Bioinformatics and Principal Investigator of the Comprehensive Antibiotic Resistance Database (CARD), building molecular surveillance tools to address the antimicrobial resistance crisis.

The videos were scored based on Quality of Storytelling (20%), Quality of Science Communication (30%), Quality of Public Health Message (10%), Originality and Creativity (20%), Quality of Production (10%), and Proper Accreditation (10%).