TWiV 630: Singapore Environmental Health Institute

June 24, 2020

From the Environmental Health Institute in Singapore, Vincent speaks with Director Lee Ching Ng about their work to control viral infectious diseases, including the controlled release of mosquitoes containing Wolbachia endosymbionts to inhibit viral transmission.

Host: Vincent Racaniello

Guest: Lee Ching Ng

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2 comments on “TWiV 630: Singapore Environmental Health Institute

  1. Tim Smith Jun 24, 2020

    Are there comparable facilities here in the US? That seems like overkill and a half, but perhaps this sort of leadership breeds literally and figuratively benefit for less well of communities with mosquito born illness.

    I’m an outsider but the this podcast led me to these good reads on
    Lab techniques for Dengue
    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK143156/
    and
    What the heck is NS1 anyway
    https://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/neuroscience/nonstructural-protein-1

    Sharing for my fellow TWiXers.

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