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“The Importance of Virology at a Time of Great Need and Great Jeopardy”

The Importance of Virology at a Time of Great Need and Great Jeopardy Michael J. Imperiale, Editor, mBio; Arturo Casadevall, Founding Editor-in-Chief, mBio March/April 2015  Volume 6  Issue 2  e00236-15

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Luis P. Villarreal was interviewed for the Huffington Post – Science

Read the interview with Luis P. Villarreal:  We Need a Nonlinear Language for Life Professor Villarreal, founding director of the Center for Virus Research, was interviewed by Suzan Mazur, the author of The Origin of Life Circus: A How To … Continue reading

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Gregory Weiss and colleagues discover how to unboil an egg!

UCI Professor Gregory Weiss, UCI chemistry major Stephan Kudlacek, additional UCI investigators, and Australian colleagues have figured out how to unboil egg whites.  This discovery has been widely publicized, receiving worldwide media coverage. According to findings published recently in the … Continue reading

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Michael Buchmeier will be a keynote speaker for a symposium about Ebola virus

Michael Buchmeier, Associate Director of the Center for Virus Research, will be a keynote speaker for the symposium entitled Ebola:  What You Should Know, which will be held at the Pacifica Institute of Orange County.  

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Bert Semler interviewed about Enterovirus D68

Our Center for Virus Research Director, Bert Semler, was interviewed by the Dallas Morning News about Enterovirus D68: Allen boy’s paralysis could be first such case in Texas related to enterovirus

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Professor Ronald Swanstrom visits UCI, his alma mater

Professor Ronald Swanstrom of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill visited UCI on November 17 to present a seminar entitled HIV transmission, evolution, and pathogenesis:  From single genomes to deep sequencing.  Professor Swanstrom completed his doctoral work in … Continue reading

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Michael Buchmeier presents at the UCI Ebola Symposium

Professor Michael Buchmeier presented at the UCI Ebola Symposium which took place on October 27, 2014. CBS Los Angeles covered the event. The full program can be found here on YouTube.

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Michael Buchmeier quoted in Los Angeles Times article

Professor Michael Buchmeier was quoted in this Los Angeles Times article published on October 28, 2014: U.S. cases prove Ebola is ‘not a death sentence’

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Luis Villarreal: “Ebola and the Vast Viral Universe”, New York Times

Professor Luis Villarreal was interviewed for this article published in the New York Times on October 27, 2014: Ebola and the Vast Viral Universe

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Luis Villarreal to present at Society for General Microbiology Annual Conference

Professor Luis Villarreal has been asked to present at the Society for General Microbiology Annual Conference 2015 which will take place at the International Convention Centre in Birmingham, UK from March 30th to April 1.

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