Another special edition featuring an extended conversation between Dr. Eric Topol, Director of the Scripps Research Translational Institute, and Professor Andrew Ward in the Department of Integrative Structural and Computational Biology at Scripps Research. Listen as they talk about structural biology as a gamechanger in coronavirus research, what makes the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein crucial for vaccine design, and what the latest coronavirus mutations mean for the pandemic.
The Ward Lab:
Dr. Eric Topol’s bio:
Inside the Lab That Invented the COVID-19 Vaccine:
Solving the spike protein’s 3D structure:
Science, Simplified: How vaccines work against COVID-19
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