How can some viruses persist within our cells for the entire life? They have to trick our immune surveillance. One of the ways it functions is by producing viral microRNAs. Discover these discrete but powerful molecules and how they can be applied in the wrong (viral) hands.
This video was created by Monika Vilímová, a Ph.D. student who studies non-coding RNA and viral infections in the lab of Dr. Sébastien Pfeffer at the Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biology (IBMC) in Strasbourg, France.
A scientific publication on this topic by Monika and her colleagues.