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Posted on 30 September 2010 by Beatrice Lugger

Sex and stigma – with Françoise Barré-Sinoussi

Françoise Barré-Sinoussi won her Nobel Prize for identifying HIV as the cause of AIDS. The virus is made more dangerous by the social stigmas that surround infection. Young physicist Markita Landry…

… explores social and educational issues in HIV research with Françoise. The pair also share their experiences of life as women working in science.

Beatrice Lugger

Beatrice Lugger is a science journalist and science social media specialist with a background as a chemist. She is Scientific Director of the National Institute for Science Communication, NaWik – nawik.de. @BLugger is her twitter handle, Quantensprung her own blog.