Giant Marine Viruses (GMVs) contribute to evolution and help preserve biodiversity by killing rapidly reproducing microorganisms through genetic manipulation. GMVs’ can also host small viruses in symbiosis with their microbe hosts.

Listen to an interview excerpt with Dr. Curtis Suttle, Professor, Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences at the University of British Columbia by UBC students Manfred Nissley and Graeme Niedtner.

Transcript – Short Clip

Transcript – Long Interview