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Gene drive in mosquitoes: an antiviral fight

Dengue, Zika, Chikungunya, Yellow Fever: all of these diseases are caused by viruses transmitted to humans by infected mosquitoes. What if we joined forces with these mosquitoes to stop the spread of pathogenic viruses? Watch this video to learn more!

This video was created by Lucie Souriac, a Ph.D. student who works on the elaboration of transgenic mosquitoes using the Gene Drive strategy in João Trindade Marques lab at the Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biology (IBMC) in Strasbourg, France.

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