Season 2 Episode 2: Today we are discussing another virus everyone is familiar with, especially now the winter season is here, influenza. But today we are changing tack, and bringing some physics into the mix.

Joining us (postdocs Shirin Ashraf and Connor Bamford) is Dr. Nicole Robb, from the University of Oxford. Dr. Robb is a virologist, who likes to approach viruses at the single molecule level, armed with tools from the physical world. Let's hear her exciting journey through interdisciplinary sciences and the potential of using physics to solve biological questions.

You can listen to all our podcasts at, email us at or tweet us @CVRblog. Join us next week when we talk to Dr. Ken Baillie on some more exciting approaches to influenza! Until then, goodbye from contagious thinking!

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Featuring: Shirin Ashraf, Connor Bamford, Nicole Robb
Editing: Shirin Ashraf
Music: Inspire - Benjamin Tissot -

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