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Geneticist Harmit Malik on Paleovirology

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Geneticist Dr. Harmit Malik, Associate Member of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Institute in Seattle, and Assistant Professor of Genome Sciences at the University of Washington School of Medicine, explains his work in paleovirology. He was awarded the Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise, which is given to immigrants age 38 or younger. He also won the Presidential Early Career Award in Science and Engineering from President Obama.

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Dr. Harmit Malik

Comments [2]

norman from NYC

Hey, what about the good things viruses do?

This program treated viruses very negatively.

Jun. 29 2010 01:00 PM

Isn't the current thinking that our cells mitochondria began as viruses that took up residence in cells of early organisms? (Or something like that.)

Jun. 29 2010 12:44 PM

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