Dr. Selena M. Sagan, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, and Associate Member of the Department of Biochemistry, McGill University. Dr. Sagan received her Ph.D. from the University of Ottawa. She completed her postdoctoral fellowship training in Department of Microbiology & Immunology at Stanford University. Dr. Sagan is currently a Canada Research Chair in RNA Biology and Viral Infections and her laboratory studies positive-strand and negative-strand RNA viruses, including those of the Flaviviridae family (including Hepatitis C virus, Dengue virus and Zika virus). The main focus of her research program is RNA-RNA and protein-RNA interactions at the host-virus interface.