Victor Virus…DNA Superhero!

Hi, I’m Victor Virus! But the grown-ups call me AAV. AAV is short for an Adeno Associated Virus – what a mouthful! Viruses like me make people scared, they think we’re all bad. But I can be very useful. It’s all thanks to my friends the scientists. They’re very clever! They can use viruses like me to help sick people get better. A gene is a very small part of the body – but it’s very important! It tells your body how to grow, and how it is supposed to work. I can deliver hope for some sick people so I guess I really am… a DNA superhero!

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Cambridge Science Festival, the first of its kind in the United States, is a madcap celebration of science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM). A multifaceted, multicultural event, the Festival makes science accessible, interactive, and fun, highlighting the impact of STEAM in all our lives.

For the 2021 Festival, we will host a month-long celebration of STEAM in our community with an overarching theme of gratitude and appreciation. During the month of April 2021, we will showcase creative digital and virtual entries from our rich STEAM community.

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