Harlan Robins was a trained physicist specializing in string
theory when he arrived at the Institute as a Member in systems
biology (2002–2006). "I didn't know any biology when I got
here, so I would say my entire career as a biologist
Type A influenza viruses are the only influenza viruses known to
have caused human pandemics. The steady advance of one such virus,
commonly known as avian flu, has brought with it fears of a new
pandemic. To date, no confirmed...
Discoveries in biology historically have been the province of
experimentalists. But advances during the past decade in sequencing
human and other genomes have brought forth a vast amount of data
that has led to the nascent but burgeoning field...