The research team at the Centre for RNA Research in Seoul’s Institute for Basic Science led by V. Narry Kim (centre). Photo: Handout
The research team at the Centre for RNA Research in Seoul’s Institute for Basic Science led by V. Narry Kim (centre). Photo: Handout

South Korean scientists map coronavirus genome, paving way for vaccine and better tests

  • A team led by V. Narry Kim, one of the country’s most prominent researchers, has shed more light on the virus that causes Covid-19
  • She says the breakthrough will help scientists understand how it replicates and escapes the human defence system

The research team at the Centre for RNA Research in Seoul’s Institute for Basic Science led by V. Narry Kim (centre). Photo: Handout
The research team at the Centre for RNA Research in Seoul’s Institute for Basic Science led by V. Narry Kim (centre). Photo: Handout
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