MSI PI Ryan Langlois (assistant professor, Microbiology and Immunology) was interviewed recently about his team’s work to develop a vaccine against the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. This group is using a different development method than other groups working on a vaccine. Professor Langlois explains his research in the interview, which appeared on Minneapolis/St. Paul tv station Fox 9: The Race to Find a Vaccine is on at the U, How the Minnesota Team is Taking a Different Approach.
Professor Langlois uses MSI for research into how influenza infection is affected by various factors.