Sean Connell Featured "Patent Maker"

Sean Connell (Photo: Mark Simons, Purdue University)

Weldon doctoral student Sean Connell is featured in Purdue's "5 Students Who are Patent Makers" series for a breakthrough technology he co-developed that addresses the growing number of deadly "superbugs" resulting from antibiotic-resistant fungi, viruses, and bacteria strains.

Sean was drawn to Purdue by its entrepreneurial ecosystem. Together with fellow student Jianming Li, he turned collaborative research into Medtric Biotech and a breakthrough methods for killing germs and promoting wound healing.