Paul Duprex participates in live TWiV podcast at 2014 ASM General Meeting in Boston

Paul Duprex (Associate Professor of Microbiology with co-hosts, Vincent Racaniello (http://www.microbiology.columbia.edu/faculty/racaniello.html) and Alan Dove (http://alandove.com/content/) discussed the impact of the recent Boston City Council vote not to ban BSL4 research in the City of Boston. In more detail, they discussed the type of research conducted in BSL4 laboratories, safety protocols, and benefits for infectious disease research.  Also participating in the podcast was Julie Pfeiffer (http://profiles.utsouthwestern.edu/profile/80210/julie-pfeiffer.html) who with Paul and the co-hosts discussed polio and measles virology, viral pathogenesis, and vaccinology.  The TWiV podcast ( TWiV 286) will be available on Sunday, May 25, 2014, from www.twiv.tv or iTunes.

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