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

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Wednesday, April 20, 2016
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12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Dr. Linfa Wang
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Global Health Exchange

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.

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