December 2009

TWiV 63: Melting pot virus

December 20, 2009

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello,¬†Alan Dove, and Rich Condit Vincent, Alan, and Rich talk about US government contract for freeze-dried smallpox vaccine, red squirrels in the UK threatened by poxvirus, and Marseillevirus, another DNA virus from amoebae built for comfort and speed. Sponsor: Try GotoMyPC free for 30 days! For this special offer, visit www.gotomypc.com/podcast Click the […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello,¬†Dickson Despommier, and Alan Dove Vincent, Dickson, and Alan discuss STEP HIV-1 vaccine failure caused by the adenovirus vector, presence of West Nile virus in kidneys for years after initial infection, adaptation of the influenza viral RNA polymerase for replication in human cells, and the significance of the D225G change in the influenza […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier Vincent and Dick muse about the symbiotic bacterium, Wolbachia, that protects flies from viral infection, the origin of 2009 influenza H1N1 virus, and the lure of original antigenic sin. Sponsor: Try GotoMyPC free for 30 days! For this special offer, visit www.gotomypc.com/podcast Click the arrow above to play, or […]

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