"How to Spot a Virus" - Free lecture tomorrow night in Boston

For anyone in the Boston Area, two of my colleagues and I will be giving a talk on how the immune system recognizes and responds to pathogens, and how understanding this will allow scientists to design better vaccines and more effectively treat illness.

How to Spot a Virus: The origins of an immune response.

This lecture series is aimed at a general audience and it starts at 7pm tomorrow (Wednesday) night at Armenise Amphitheater at the Harvard Medical School. Come watch! (and stop by to say "hi" afterwards).

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Full schedule:
SITN fall schedule

SITN archives.

Last year's lecture series on Vimeo.

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