Emily Balskus Stands with a Postdoctoral Scholar in Her Lab (image) Harvard University Share Print E-Mail Caption Balskus has not only identified a species of bacteria responsible for consuming the Parkinson's drug levodopa, she figured out how to stop the microbe's meal. Credit Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer; Harvard University Usage Restrictions With proper attribution. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.