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The gain-of-function controversy: can benefits outweigh risks?

Published on: Author: the CVR science blog editors

Veronica Rezelj (PhD student in the Elliott lab) explores the current ‘Gain of function’  debate surrounding the virology community and asks: “Is it in the public interest to support gain of function experiments?” Feel free to have your say in in this poll: http://doodle.com/3hmck4iwwne4d828   World-leading biologists, including David Baltimore, a world-renowned virologist and Nobel Prize laureate, have recently called… Continue reading