November 2009

TWiV 60: Making viral RNA

November 29, 2009

Hosts:Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier Vincent and Dick continue Virology 101 with a discussion of how RNA viruses produce mRNA and replicate their genomes. Sponsor: Try GotoMyPC free for 30 days! For this special offer, visit www.gotomypc.com/podcast Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV #60 (51 MB .mp3, 71 minutes) Subscribe […]

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TWiV 59: Dog bites virus

November 22, 2009

Hosts:Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, Gustavo Palacios, and Mady Hornig A TWiV panel of five considers the finding of Streptococcus pneumoniae in fatal H1N1 cases in Argentina, hysteria in the Ukraine over pandemic influenza, and human vaccinia infection after contact with a raccoon rabies vaccine bait. Sponsor: Try GotoMyPC free for 30 days! For this special […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dick Despommier, Alan Dove, and Joshua Stillman Vincent, Dick, and Alan are joined by emergency medicine physician Dr. Joshua Stillman to talk about passive antibody therapy for Nipah infection in ferrets, annual influenza immunization of children, facemasks to prevent influenza, predicting dengue outbreaks by the weather, and the amazing viral communities in […]

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Host: Vincent Racaniello Vincent visited Scotch Plains – Fanwood High School and talked about viruses with high school biology students. Sponsor: Try GotoMyPC free for 30 days! For this special offer, visit www.gotomypc.com/podcast Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV #57 (68 MB .mp3, 94 minutes) Partial episode transcript at The Learning […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dick Despommier, Alan Dove, and Cliff Mintz Vincent, Dick, Alan, and Cliff answer questions from listeners on swine influenza origins, transmission, virulence, and vaccines, HIV and AIDS, and more. Sponsor: Try GotoMyPC free for 30 days! For this special offer, visit www.gotomypc.com/podcast Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download […]

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