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Bats, Viruses and Longevity: What's the Link?

Prof Linfa Wang is the director of the Programme in Emerging Infectious Diseases at Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore. He is an international leader in the field of emerging zoonotic viruses and virus-host interaction. He is a member of the WHO SARS Scientific Research Advisory Committee, and played a key role in identification of bats as the natural host of SARS-like viruses. Prof Wang has more than 300 scientific publications, including papers in Science and Nature. He is currently the Editor-in-Chief for the open access Virology Journal. In 2010, Prof Wang was elected to the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering.

Start Date
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Start Time
12:00 pm
Location
Trent 040