The September 17 lecture, “Unraveling Infectious Disease Mysteries Through Genomics,” is free, but tickets are required for admission.
By investigating the cause of a fatal snake disease, scientists have found a virus that links two known virus families that can cause fatal hemorrhagic fevers in humans.
The first definitive proof of a weak spot in the parasite's apicoplasts—organelles with ancient plant origins—offers hope for drugs and vaccines against malaria.
A mysterious swallowing disorder bears similarities to a disease that afflicts parrots and other exotic birds.
DeRisi receives the Heinz Award in Technology, the Economy and Employment.
Top researchers from 28 countries report on their latest research into some of the world's toughest biomedical challenges.
HHMI researchers have discovered a new retrovirus in humans that is closely related to a cancer-causing virus found in mice.