Introduction to "Guest Speaker: Jakob HOMOLA"
In this episode of the Lifestyle, Travel & Technology podcast, the hosts Alexander & Garry invite their very first guest to the podcast: Jakob HOMOLA. Jakob, who has an interest and experience in immunology and tumor pathways, is currently finishing his Bachelor's degree in microbiology and genetics. While doing so, he also works in the Anna Spiegel research building at the Medical University being a member of the research team headed by Professor Dr. Bergmann, specializing in colon carcinomas and oncolytic viruses, especially the influenza viruses and how they can be used to treat cancer.
Jakob talks about his research team and how they study viruses to treat tumors and how his team came up with a grant suggesting how they would produce a vaccine that could fight/treat the COVID-19. He will also share his general knowledge on his interest in tumor pathways and immunology as well as give his opinion on certain conspiracy theories that are circulating the web.
Podcast Episode Summary
Alexander - "...I would imagine that most resources are redirected to find a solution for the corona virus..."
Garry - "...the corona virus follows more of a linear structure..."
Jakob - "...the corona virus, I would say, is less prone to mutation..."