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Currently, this podcast is focusing on the emerging SARS-CoV2 pandemic. We will be interviewing experts in the field on their expertise as it relates to SARS-COV2. Stay tuned for accurate information on all aspects of this pandemic geared towards the general public.

 

Are you interested in learning about immunology? Well, then you have come to the right place! We are Ph.D. students at Cornell University and are studying immunology. As immunologists in training, we want to use this podcast to learn how to explain really cool immunology to the general public. In this podcast, we will dive into the basic principles of immunology, history, controversies, and highlight scientists who have forever changed how we view our immune system. And with each episode, we will interview an expert in the field to gain a deeper understanding of immunology.

 

Mar 27, 2020

Dr. Javier Jaimes is a virologist who is studying the novel coronavirus called severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-COV-2). He is trying to understand how this virus causes coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in humans.

Dr. Jaimes works in the lab of Dr. Gary Whittaker's at Cornell University. Dr. Whittaker is a world-renown coronavirus researcher. The Whittaker lab is currently one of the few research labs that have remained open in the Ithaca campus.

Music credit: Blue Dot Sessions, Throughput, Holyoke, 2019, instrumental, Glen Huchkins, Blue Dot Studio.