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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

CVR goes viral at the Glasgow Science Festival

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By Siobhan Petrie, Communications Officer for the MRC-University of Glasgow Centre for Virus Research and Glasgow Polyomics. June seems a little while ago now, but it was a really busy time for the CVR on the outreach front – so busy, that’s it taken us a little while to share what we were up to at… Continue reading

The CVR on TWiV: Ebolavirus experiences

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Last week, as part of the Glasgow Science Festival, Vincent Racaniello was visiting the CVR. Vincent is the well-known host of the weekly netcast TWiV (This Week in Virology), “the podcast all about viruses”. While here he recorded two podcasts, the first of which went live a few days ago. Vincent was taking part in the British Society for… Continue reading