Otago Daily Times 30th Oct 2018

Researchers from the University of Otago have been working with a potentially life-saving virus that targets cancer cells while leaving normal healthy tissue alone.

The researchers have used high-resolution electron microscopy images to reveal how an anti-cancer virus interacts with tumour cells, increasing its potential to save lives.

Seneca Valley Virus (SVV), a newly-discovered virus which infects cancer cells but not normal tissue, is one of the main research project's in the laboratory of OMNI Electron Microscopy unit academic director and Department of Microbiology and Immunology senior lecturer Dr Mihnea Bostina.....Read More