This year’s flu vaccination, based on predictions of viral mutations, has not been as effective as last year’s against the most pervasive strains of flu, said Shruti Gohil, assistant professor of infectious diseases in the School of Medicine at UC
CVR Member, Andrew Noymer was interviewed in the KCRW podcast, speaking in regards to, the phenomenon of new federal numbers that show life expectancy in the U.S. has dropped for the second consecutive year. Listen the complete podcast here.
CVR Member, Anthony James was highlighted in an article from the ScienceNews, states that the disease-carrying Anopheles mosquito species that he and his colleagues have equipped with gene drives are self-limiting … “We don’t need our genes to last forever,”
Dominik Wodarz, professor of theoretical and computational biology and Natalia L. Komarova, Ph.D., professor of mathematics at the University of California, Irvine write, “This kind of political denial is currently happening in the debate about the mass shooting epidemic in
A breakthrough in gene editing, CRISPR, gives humans unprecedented access to the source code of life. CVR member, Dr. Anthony James is using CRISPR to bred malaria free mosquitoes. [starts at 3:52] Click here to see the video