Viruses naturally reproduce by transferring genetic material into cells for transcription and translation. Scientists harness this ability to introduce genetic sequences and modulate cellular function, which forms the basis of gene therapy. 

Download this poster from The Scientist’s Creative Services Team to learn about

  • How researchers use viruses as vectors for gene therapy
  • Viral vector strengths and weaknesses for research and therapeutic applications
  • Major discoveries made using specific types of vectors

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