Welcome to episode 2 of the Sustainable Nano podcast! In this episode, we talk with scientist M.G. Finn about how viruses are like (and unlike) nanoparticles, and some of the ways researchers want to use viruses to fight disease.
A virus-like nanoparticle. (image adapted with permission from Pokorski et al. (2011), copyright American Chemical Society)
We still have two more new episodes coming up this week! You can listen to them here on the blog or through iTunes.
ABOUT THIS EPISODE
Related links :
- The Finn Research Group
- Emory Center for Pediatric Nanomedicine
- Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology
- Virus-like nanoparticle image adapted from: Pokorski, J., Breitenkamp, K., Liepold, L., Qazi, S., & Finn, MG. Functional Virus-Based Polymer–Protein Nanoparticles by Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2011, 133 (24), 9242–9245. DOI: 10.1021/ja203286n
Interviewee : Professor M.G. Finn
Producer/Narrator : Miriam Krause