The Microbial Sciences Initiative is an intellectual epicenter of microbiology.
MSI was founded on the belief that research flourishes where communication and collaboration are maximized. MSI is a cross-campus entity uniting more than 100 research laboratories at Harvard University and nucleating microbe-based innovation across New England.
Image: Lab in a Ball #2, by Lisa Goers, Ph.D. Image description: A research laboratory is reflected, inverted, in a glass sphere held in the palm of a researcher's hand.
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HarvardMSIWhy might mask wearing be protective? This article explores the hypothesis "that universal masking reduces the "inoculum” or dose of the virus for the mask-wearer, leading to more mild and asymptomatic infection manifestations."