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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.

 

Apr 3, 2020

Are you interested in learning the wildlife origins of SARS-Cov2? Did you know that this new virus can potentially affect other animals such as gorillas? Do you want to know how we can prevent further emergences of viruses from wildlife while simultaneously protecting wildlife?

In this episode, Dr. Scarlett Lee interviews Dr. Steve Osofsky. Dr. Osofsky is a wildlife veterinarian and directs the Cornell Wildlife Health Center. Here, Drs. Lee and Osofsky discuss the importance of being culturally sensitive when considering changing market dynamics with the goal of protecting the world from future diseases.

Host: Dr. Scarlett Lee.                       

Guest of honor: Dr. Steve Osofsky

Music credit: Swing Lo by Podington Bear is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 International License.