Science & Technology

NEW PUB: Virus Discovery in Pygmy Mice

The genome sequences of five strains of a mammarenavirus were assembled from metagenomic data from pygmy mice (Mus minutoides) captured in Sierra Leone. The nearest fully sequenced relatives of this virus, which was named Seli virus, are lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus, Lunk virus, and Ryukyu virus.

Published in American Society of Microbiology Journals

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Sri Lankan Veterinarian in California

Today, we continue our Student Experiences in One Health series sharing first-hand accounts and experiences learning, studying, and advancing the One Health approach. This guest post features a video from Sri Lankan veterinarian Dr. Ruwini Rupasinghe, a 2021 Rx One Health Field Institute participant, highlighting her experience in this immersive course!

Ruwini Rupasinghe