Joining us today is distinguished molecular virologist Professor Paul Young who heads the University of Queensland’s School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, including the team working on a potential vaccine for COVID-19.
Having gained his Bachelor of Science with honours at UQ and his PhD at the University of London, Professor Young has since built a career as a successful researcher, educator and administrator.
He is also involved in research that concentrates on several infectious viruses including
· the dengue virus – a serious mosquito-borne disease that is endemic in many tropical countries
· and West Nile virus