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Film Online Premiere and Related Panel 


Date:    Thursday, 11 February 2021

Time:   4:30 PM (PST); 7:30 PM (EST); total program (2 hrs.)


"Beating Superbugs" (click to watch)  the film (1 hr. 7 mins.)

"Beating Superbugs" panel discussion (click to watch) (1 hr. 8 mins.)

     Produced by the AV Department, UC San Diego

1. "New and Renewed Antibiotics," Dr. Helen Boucher

2. "Beyond Antibiotics," Dr. James Collins

3. "Collaborators vs. Superbugs," Dr. Scott Podolsky

4. "Superbugs and COVID-19," Dr. Muhammad Zaman



Dr. Victor Nizet, MD, Distinguished Professor & Vice Chair for Basic Research, Department of Pediatrics; Distinguished Professor, Skaggs School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences;

Chief, Division of Host-Microbe Systems & Therapeutics; Faculty Lead, Collaborative to Halt Antibiotic-Resistant Microbes (CHARM), UCSD


Dr. Helen Boucher, MD, Director, Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program; Chief, Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases; Director, Levy Center for Integrated Management of Antimicrobial Resistance (CIMAR), Tufts University

Dr. James Collins, PhD, Termeer Professor of Bioengineering, Department of Biological Engineering and Institute for Medical Engineering and Science, MIT; also affiliated with the Broad Institute and the Wyss Institute.

Dr. Scott H. Podolsky, MD, Professor, Department of Social Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital;  Professor, Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School 

Dr. Muhammad Zaman, PhD, Professor, Boston University, Biomedical Engineering; Lab research: Systems Biology of Cancer, Cell Adhesion and Migration in 3D environments, Cellular Mechanics

Panel Video Credits:

          Lara Sievert, Sr. Producer/Director, ITS Audio-Visual Event Services, UCSD

          Ericka Anderson, PhD, Managing Director, CHARM, UCSD

          Victor Nizet, MD (see Moderator above) 

          Elizabeth Lampley, Phage Therapy Program Coordinator, IPATH, UCSD

Event Sponsors:

University of California Global Health Institute (UCGHI)

UC San Diego Collaborative to Halt Antibiotic-Resistant Microbes (CHARM)

UC San Diego Center for Innovative Phage Applications and Therapeutics (IPATH)

Recombinant Films, LLC, Berkeley, CA

After Feb. 11, see film: "BEATING SUPERBUGS: CAN WE WIN?" on

and separately,

see panel: "Panel Discussion of BEATING SUPERBUGS" (click here)

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