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Google Hangout Summary
On September 19th BioEssays hosted its first live Google Hangout event. This Hangout discussed the role of endogenous retroviruses in placental evolution and potential pathogenicity to their hosts, and was chaired by David Haig (Harvard University, USA) and Andrew Moore (BioEssays), with Edward Chuong (University of Utah, USA) and George Kassiotis (MRC, Mill Hill, UK) as presenters. Read more ...
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The event was initiated following the publication of these articles in BioEssays:
Genomic vagabonds: Endogenous retroviruses and placental evolution (comment on DOI 10.1002/bies.201300059)
David Haig, BioEssays Volume 35, Issue 10, pages 845-846.
Retroviruses facilitate the rapid evolution of the mammalian placenta
Edward Chuong, BioEssays Volume 35, Issue 10, pages 853-861.
Are human endogenous retroviruses pathogenic? An Approach to testing the hypothesis