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UTMB to Host Popular Podcast Taping on Oct. 3

Sep 26, 2019, 16:29 PM by Connie Holubar


“Virus Hunters: Views from the Front Lines of Emerging Viral Diseases” is the topic for a podcast that will be taped before a live audience at Levin Hall on the UTMB campus Oct. 3 at 2:30 p.m. 

Panelists for the discussion will include Dr. Tom Ksiazek, Dr. Jim Le Duc, Dr. CJ Peters and Dr. Bob Tesh, all celebrated experts who have spent their careers on the forefront of research on the most dangerous viruses in the world.  The discussion will air on “This Week in Virology,” one of the most popular science podcasts in America, hosted by Dr. Vincent Racaniello of Columbia University and Dr. Richard Condit of the University of Florida.  The public is welcome to attend the taping.

Dr. Racaniello and Dr. Condit are visiting UTMB at the invitation of Dr. Dennis Bente of the Dept. of Microbiology & Immunology.  Students, faculty, staff and members of the public are welcome to attend the taping.  For more information, contact Connie Holubar at