TWiV 299Host: Vincent Racaniello

Guests: Marshall Bloom, Sonja Best, and Byron Caughey

Vincent visits the Rocky Mountain Laboratories in Hamilton, Montana and speaks with Marshall, Sonja, and Byron about their work on tick-born flaviviruses, innate immunity, and prion diseases.

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TWiV 298: MV-NIS de myelo

August 17, 2014

measles virus oncotherapyHosts: Vincent RacanielloAlan DoveRich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

The TWiV gang answers follow-up questions about the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa, then discuss treatment of  disseminated multiple myeloma with oncolytic measles virus.

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Alan - WTF, Evolution?! by Mara Grunbaum
Rich – Cold Spring Harbor Oral History Collection
Kathy - Inside insides
Vincent -
Going Viral (Rocky Mountain Ballet Theatre)

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Kim - Nobel Prize Podcasts
Johnye - The Planet is Fine
JennieCounter-Zombie Dominance Plan (pdf)

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Reston virusHosts: Vincent RacanielloAlan DoveRich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

The TWiVites present an all-ebolavirus episode, tackling virology, epidemiology, and approaches to prevention and cure that are in the pipeline.

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Alan - Historical perspective on Ebola (Tara C Smith)
Rich – Tell the negative committee to shut up (Fanuel Muindi)
Kathy – Art of Night (Vimeo)
Vincent -
Is Ebola virus going to kill me? (John Skylar)

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Peter - Dr. Michael Saag interview by Dr. Virginia Campbell
David - PI Predictor (app, article, publication)

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Linfa WangHost: Vincent Racaniello

Guest: Linfa Wang

Vincent visits the Australian Animal Health Laboratory in Geelong, Australia and speaks with Linfa about his work on bats and bat viruses.

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Fever!Hosts: Vincent RacanielloDickson DespommierAlan Dove, and Rich Condit

The TWiVome discusses an miRNA based strategy to mitigate risk of gain of function studies, and identification of a second receptor required for Lassa virus entry.

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Alan - Nicky Bay macrophotography (Flickr)
Rich - FASEB Third annual BioArt competition
Vincent - 
Up Close podcast (vrr episode)
Dickson - Science fun (YouTube)

Listener Pick of the Week

Mark Martin - Average bacteriophage
Konrad - Scholarpedia

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CDC anthrax incidentHosts: Vincent RacanielloDickson DespommierAlan Dove, and Rich Condit

The TWiV team reviews the discovery of old vials of smallpox virus at NIH, anthrax and influenza mishaps at CDC, the baby who was not cured of HIV, Cambridge Working Group, and sacking of NSABB members.

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Alan - Optivisor
Rich – Noller lab ribosome movies
Vincent - 
Creepy dreadful wonderful parasites
Dickson - National Center for Science Education

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Mark - The Machinery of Life by David Goodsell
Basel - iBioEducation

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TWiV 293Host: Vincent Racaniello

Guests: Melissa Churchill, Alex Khromykh, Gilda Tachedjian, and Paul Young

Vincent visits Melbourne, Australia and speaks with Melissa, Alex, Gilda, and Paul about their work on HIV infection of the central nervous system, West Nile virus, microbicides for HIV, and the Koala retrovirus.

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TWiV 292Host: Vincent Racaniello

Guests: Wade Blair, Matt Dickson, Nicole Kallewaard-Lelay, and Ken Miller

Vincent visits Medimmune and speaks with Wade, Matt, Nicole, and Ken about why they work in industry and their daily roles in a biotechnology company.

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TWiV 291Hosts: Vincent RacanielloRich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

Guests: Clodagh O’Shea and Ron Fouchier

Vincent, Rich, and Kathy and their guests Clodagh and Ron recorded this episode at the 33rd annual meeting of the American Society for Virology at Colorado State University in Ft. Collins, Colorado.

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Rich - No sexual transmission of HCV (Am J Gastro)
Vincent
Made with code (blog post)
Kathy - Beautiful math images (and 50 Visions of Mathematics)

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Jon - Advances in Life Sciences winners (YouTube)
Dave - Adam Ruben

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TWiV 290Host: Vincent Racaniello

Guests: Janet Butel and Rick Lloyd

Vincent meets up with Janet Butel and Rick Lloyd at Baylor College of Medicine to talk about their work on polyomaviruses and virus induced stress.

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