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Meet some of our new contributors (1)

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In this post, CVR PhD students Steph, Yasmin and Weronika, briefly write about their research (Zika pathogenesis, cat retroviruses and new HepC diagnostics) and the groups that they belong to, as part of a short series of articles from new Contagious Thinking contributors (check the whole team out here). Contagious Thinking serves to communicate the… Continue reading

The CVR at Glasgow Science Festival 2016: exploring biological structure and innovation through viruses

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In a world obsessed with the deadly nature of viruses, join us in a celebration of the beauty of their biological structure. Glasgow is a fascinating place to live, with awesome architecture and design emerging from the dramatic Scottish landscape. Although invisibly small, viruses also produce strikingly beautiful structures, constructed from the local materials of… Continue reading

Viral hepatitis causes 4000 preventable deaths every day

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  The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimate that nearly 1.5 million people die each year from viral hepatitis. To give you some context, that’s the entire population of Trinidad and Tobago dying each year, and is equivalent to 4000 deaths each and every day. Many of these infections are preventable but most people do not… Continue reading

John McLauchlan Ph.D – meet the expert

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This post is the first in a series of ‘meet the expert’ articles about the investigators working at the MRC-University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research. These posts are written by the CVR students and researchers and are designed to educate, engage with and inform the public and fellow scientists about who we are and what… Continue reading

The Herculean task of tackling hepatitis C continues

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This post is the first in a series of ‘virus of the month’ articles about the viruses that the MRC-University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research investigates. These posts are written by the CVR students and researchers and are designed to educate, engage with and inform the public and fellow scientists about the work that… Continue reading