Press

Media coverage of Chuong lab:

“Jumping genes play a big role in what makes us human” by Tina Saey, Science News, May 2017 Link

“Our Complicated Relationship With Viruses” by Chris Palmer, Biomedical Beat blog by NIH NIGMS, November 2016 – Link

“Study Finds Surprising Benefit of Viral DNA: Fighting Other Viruses” by Carl Zimmer, New York Times, March 2016 – Link

“How Viruses Infiltrated Our DNA and Supercharged Our Immune System” by Ed Yong, The Atlantic, March 2016 – Link (see also an animated short: “The Irony of Viruses“)

“Viral Remnants Help Regulate Human Immunity” by Jyoti Madhusoodanan, The Scientist, March 2016 Link

“Ancient Viruses Hidden in Your DNA Fight Off New Viruses” by Sarah Zhang, WIRED, March 2016 Link

“Virus Genes in Human DNA May, Surprisingly, Help Us Fight Infections” by Brian Handwerk, Smithsonian Magazine, March 2016 Link

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