Talking Techniques podcast – DNA vaccines: combating cancer and COVID-19


As part of the podcast series, Talking Techniques, from our sister site, BioTechniques, Tristan Free (Digital Editor, Future Science Group, UK), speaks to David Weiner, Director of the Vaccine & Immunotherapy Center at the Wistar Institute (PA, USA), about synthetic DNA and DNA vaccines in a special AACR episode. Tristan and David discuss how this technology is being used to develop DNA vaccines for COVID-19 and cancer. Contents: Synthetic DNA and DNA vaccines (0:50) A brief history of DNA vaccines (1:40) Key steps in DNA vaccine design (3:30) Targeting head and neck cancers (5:05) Advantages and challenges of DNA vaccines (7:10)...

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