Can viruses steal our genetic signals to generate human-virus genes? Can these proteins alter the course of viral infection? 
In this episode of the review recorded via zoom we will answer these questions with Dr Léa Meyer a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Centre for Virus Research who gives us a snapshot of the results and implications of her recent publication (https://www.cell.com/cell/fulltext/S0092-8674(20)30630-9) and a wonderful story about scientists being nice to each other. 
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Featuring: Dr Léa Meyer and Dr Elena Sugrue
Editing: Elena Sugrue. 
Music: Something Elated - Broke for Free freemusicarchive.org/music/Broke_For_Free
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