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Science Daily Covers UVM Scientists’ Work on Rodent-Borne Pathogens

Assistant professor of medicine and microbiology and molecular genetics Jason Botten and graduate student Joseph Klaus’ research on rodent-borne viruses is featured in this Science Daily article. Many rodent-borne pathogens, though simple in nature, have profound effects on humans that have previously been difficult to combat. Botten, Klaus and their colleagues have recently identified a protein that may hold the secret to stopping these and other powerful viruses, including H.I.V. Read the story…