Pneumonic Plague Expert at UNC-Chapel Hill

Article ID: 554971

Released: 5-Aug-2009 5:00 PM EDT

Source Newsroom: University of North Carolina Health Care System

Newswise — For reporters following up the pneumonic plague story, please know that the lab of William Goldman, professor and chair of microbiology & immunology here at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is involved in virulent gene discovery; ie, trying to figure out the genetic components of the plague bacterium that push it to lethality and, ultimately, how to shut it down.

Goldman is articulate and passionate about his research, able to explain its complexities to nonscientists. An interview with him would be informative and interesting.

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