On Wednesday, April 27, we were joined by Venigalla Rao, Ph.D., professor of biology in the School of Arts and Sciences, for a discussion about his career path in biological research and his time at Catholic University. Rao discussed his research that resulted in the groundbreaking development of the COVID-19 vaccines. You can now view the discussion in full:

Rao's expertise is in the field of viruses and bacteriophage biology. He is the director of the Bacteriophage Research Center at Catholic University.