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Event Type:  Seminar (This is an NIH Science event)
Title:  Nihal Altan-Bonnet, Ph.D., NHLBI, Vesicular transmission of viral populations: strength in numbers
Description:  Using interdisciplinary approaches from cell biology to virology to immunology, we investigate the strategies exploited by viruses to successfully transmit themselves among hosts. We recently discovered a novel form of viral transmission in which viruses are transmitted among hosts, not as single infectious units, but as populations of infectious units clustered inside vesicles. We have found this type of en masse transmission to be widespread in nature, taking place both within as well as between hosts, resulting in enhanced viral infectivity, suppression of host immune responses and overall greater virulence.

Series Name:  NIH Director's Seminar Series
Videocast:  Event will be videocast LIVE on the Web
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Friday, February 23, 2018   12:00pm - 1:00pm Add To Outlook Calendar     Add To iCal Calendar     Add To Entourage Calendar
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Name:   Nihal Altan-Bonnet, Ph.D.
Title:   Senior Investigator, Head of Laboratory of Host-Pathogen Dynamics
Organization:   NHLBI
State:   Maryland

Organization(s):  [NIH] Office of the Director (OD)

Location:  On the main NIH Campus
Building:  Building 1
Room:  Wilson Hall
Street Address:  1 Center Drive
City:  Bethesda
State:  Maryland
Zip Code:  20892

Name:   Margaret McBurney
Phone:   (301) 496-1921
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