March 2009

TWiV 26: Poxviruses

March 28, 2009

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Rich Condit Vincent, Alan, and Rich Condit converse about induction of polyomavirus replication in multiple sclerosis patients treated with the MS drug Tysabri, the extent of human polyomavirus infection, selection of influenza vaccines for the 2009-10 season, cowpox virus transmission from animals to humans, vaccinia-like virus infecting humans and […]

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TWiV 25: Viral evolution

March 22, 2009

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Luis Villarreal Vincent, Alan, and Luis talk about rabies in Viet Nam and Angola, needle-stick infections with ebolavirus and West Nile virus, and viral evolution. Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV #25 (46 MB .mp3, 67 minutes) Links for this episode: Furious rabies after […]

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TWiV 24: Viroids

March 15, 2009

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Hamish Young Vincent, Alan, and Hamish Young discuss bacteriophages in viral vaccines, enteroviruses and diabetes, inhibition of Hendra and Nipah virus replication by the malaria drug chloroquine, and viroids. Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV #24 (41 MB .mp3,¬† 59 minutes) Links for this […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello,¬†Dick Despommier, and Alan Dove Vincent, Dick, and Alan review a new macaque model for HIV-1 infection, a possible role for Epstein-Barr virus in multiple sclerosis, accidental release of H5N1 by a vaccine company, resistance of frogs to virus infection, and extreme virology – the biggest and smallest viruses and viral genomes. Click […]

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