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About Vincent Racaniello, Ph.D.

Vincent Racaniello, Ph.D.Vincent Racaniello, Ph.D. (aka profvrr) is Professor of Microbiology at Columbia University Medical Center. He has been studying viruses for over 30 years, starting in 1975, when he entered the Ph.D. program in Biomedical Sciences at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine of the City University of New York. Hius thesis research, in the laboratory of Dr. Peter Palese, was focussed on influenza viruses. In 1979 he joined the laboratory of Dr. David Baltimore at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, for postdoctoral work on poliovirus. In 1982 Vincent joined the faculty  in the Department of Microbiology at Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons in New York City. There he established a laboratory to study viruses, and to train other scientists to become virologists. Over the years his laboratory has studied a variety of viruses including poliovirus, echovirus, enterovirus 70, rhinovirus, and hepatitis C virus. As principal investigator of his laboratory, he oversees the research  that is carried out by Ph.D. students and postdoctoral fellows. He also teaches virology to graduate students, as well as medical, dental, and nursing students.

If you would like to learn about his work on viruses in more detail, please visit his website at Columbia University. For a different view, check out Vincent’s virology blog, or his Wikipedia page. You might also like to follow Vincent on Twitter, where he often provide links to interesting stories about viruses.

 

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  1. Hats off to his enormous contribution towards Microbiology including Virology. He developed a unique unity of understanding the research as well as researchers.

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