TWiV 187: The mummy

June 10, 2012

Beautiful But Deadly 4 by Michele BanksHosts: Vincent Racaniello and Rich Condit

Vincent and Rich discuss recovery of a hepatitis B viral genome from a 16th century Korean mummy, and personal omics profiling of an individual over a 14 month period.

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