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30 Second Science: Ian Lipkin

Season 2012 Episode 8

About the Episode

Ian Lipkin is a self-described “microbe hunter.” A professor at Columbia University, he does research on a wide array of infectious diseases. When Ian’s not in the lab, he helps Hollywood put science up on the silver screen. Among his many other contributions to the film "Contagion," Ian taught Gwyneth Paltrow how to have a seizure.

Aired: 11/07/12 | Expires: | Runtime: 46s