Ignite Magazine | Fall 2020

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FEATURE

THE MINDFULNESS OF A VIRUS HUNTER

“SOME OF MY FIRST ASSUMPTIONS WERE WRONG.” It is easy to take at face value such words that hail from the learned, always curious mind of Angelo DeLucia, Ph.D.

BY RODERICK L. INGRAM SR.

Not because he readily admits such a thing. And not simply because they come from a basic science researcher in molecular virology and cancer biology whose work is hypothesis-driven and subject to experiments that can be tested to prove them right or wrong.

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