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Caption: Andrew Mesecar, Purdue's Walther Professor of Cancer Structural Biology, speaks with post-doctoral researcher Yahira M. Baez-Santos (left) in his laboratory. In the background are (from left) graduate student Sakshi Tomar and post-doctoral researcher Sarah E. St. John. Mesecar and his research team study enzymes of the SARS and MERS viruses and create molecules to treat or prevent infection.
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