Wednesday, September 4, 2013 - 7:03am

In today’s Academic Minute, Virginia Tech's Dana Hawley explores why diseases evolve more virulent strains that pose a greater threat to the host. Hawley is an associate professor of biological sciences at Virginia Tech, where her research explores the ecological and evolutionary mechanisms that underlie pathogen susceptibility within and across ecological scales. Find out more about her here. A transcript of this podcast can be found here.

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