January 2009

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dick Despommier and Alan Dove Vincent, Dick, and Alan discuss adenovirus type 36 and obesity, new influenza antiviral drugs, viral hemorrhagic septicemia virus of fish, and Ebola virus in pigs and pig farmers in the Phillipines. Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV #18 (35 MB .mp3, 50 […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dick Despommier Guest: Saul Silverstein Vincent, Dick, and Saul talk about discoveries in virology that have had a major impact on the field. Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV #17 (37 MB .mp3,  57 minutes) Links for this episode: Sem•i•nal (adjective): strongly influencing later developments. Note: […]

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Host: Vincent Racaniello Guest: Jeremy Luban Vincent and Jeremy, in Saanen, Switzerland, review the 19th Challenge in Virology meeting, and implications of a new HIV-1 sequence from 1960 for the origin of AIDS. Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV #16 (44 MB .mp3,  63 minutes) Links for this episode: NY Times article […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dick Despommier, and Alan Dove Vincent, Dick, and Alan converse about hantavirus spread by large deer mice, why the 1918 influenza virus replicates in the lower respiratory tract, measles in Europe, and the growing resistance of  influenza virus to antivirals. Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV #15 (37 MB […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Alan Dove Vincent and Alan discuss a viral upper respiratory tract infection, transmission of H5N1 influenza virus, death of an HIV denialist, and the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV #14 (37 MB .mp3, 53 minutes) Links […]

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