SotF – Professor Dorothy Crawford – How Bugs Travel: From Local outbreak to Global Disaster

Thursday 25 August 2011, 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
At: Banshee Labyrinth, 29-35 Niddry Street, EH1 1LG

Thursday 25th – Professor Dorothy Crawford: How Bugs Travel: From Local outbreak to Global Disaster
An amazing one billion humans board international flights each year, but even more microbes are jet-setting around the world. In this talk Dorothy Crawford will reveal where ‘new’ microbes  come from and how their mode of travel is key to their success. Then using HIV are an example, she will discuss the detective work that uncovered where the virus came from and how it spread globally.

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