On Tuesday, the National Institutes of Health announced that it is lifting a funding pause dating back to October 2014 on gain-of-function (GOF) experiments involving influenza, SARS, and MERS viruses. NIH...

In this Aug. 2013 interview following a correspondence published in the journal, Nature, Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at Columbia University and founder of Virology Blog, Vincent Racaniello,...

The US Government has issued a moratorium on gain-of-function research in viral disease labs across the country.  This moratorium suspends all funding for research that involves giving viruses such as...

Aug. 10, 2013: Proposed H7N9 ‘Gain Of Function’ Experiments LISTEN to the podcast HERE  Today’s Guest: Vincent Racaniello Ph.D., Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at Columbia University The...