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Dr. Terrence Tumpey, National Center for Infectious Diseases

Caption: Photograph of Dr. Terrence Tumpey, one of the organization's staff microbiologists and a member of the National Center for Infectious Diseases, examining reconstructed 1918 Pandemic Influenza Virus inside a specimen vial containing an orange-colored supernatant culture medium. This image relates to article that appeared in the Feb. 2, 2007, issue of the journal Science, published by AAAS. The study, by Dr. T. M. Tumpey and colleagues of the National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Ga., was titled "A Two-Amino Acid Change in the Hemagglutinin of the 1918 Influenza Virus Abolishes Transmission."

Credit: Photo provided by Cynthia Goldsmith/CDC, via Science-AAAS.

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