Super Respectable

All things Coronavirus: A discussion with Dr. Marcus Leung

Episode Summary

In this episode of Super Respectable (formerly known as nArfpod), Tosh and Dave sit down with their mutual friend Microbiologist Dr. Marcus Leung to discuss everything you wanted to know about Coronavirus including how the virus works in the human body, how to safely travel during the pandemic and what the future holds.

Episode Notes

Dr. Marcus Leung is currently a postdoctoral researcher in the School of Energy and Environment at the City University of Hong Kong. His current research interests include the characterization of microbial communities (microbiome) in ecosystems spanning from urban environments to human body sites. He obtained his PhD at University College London’s Centre for Clinical Microbiology, specializing in infectious diseases and immunity. He has work experience in food microbiology, antigen detection, cancer research laboratories in government, industrial, and academic settings. He has provided lectures to different audiences―from graduate and medical students to clinicians as well as scientists in universities, regional and international conferences. He has also authored numerous peer reviewed original research and review articles.

Follow him on Twitter at @leungmarcus


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