ARCHIVED: New York Times profiles Dr. W. Ian Lipkin '74 who has pioneered the use of genes in identifying viruses that cause infectious diseases

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

"There isn't anybody any better at this than Ian Lipkin," (SLC class of '74) said Dr. Anthony S. Fauci director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, in an . Lipkin is credited with identifying over 400 viruses in the last decade by looking for their genes, something that had never been done before.