January 2010

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Marc Pelletier Vincent, Alan, and Marc talk about chronic wasting disease of deer caused by prions, blocking the semen-derived enhancer of HIV infection with surfen, and making green transgenic rabbits using a lentiviral vector. This episode is sponsored by Data Robotics Inc. Use the promotion code VINCENT to receive […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier Vincent and Dickson continue virology 101 with a discussion of information flow from RNA to DNA, a process known as reverse transcription, which occurs in cells infected with retroviruses, hepatitis B virus, cauliflower mosaic virus, foamy viruses, and even in uninfected cells. This episode is sponsored by Data Robotics […]

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TWiV 65: Matt’s bats

January 10, 2010

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Matthew Frieman Vincent, Alan, and Matt discuss a project to study the RNA virome of Northeastern American bats, failure to detect XMRV in UK chronic fatigue syndrome patients, and DNA of bornavirus, an RNA virus, in mammalian genomes. This episode is sponsored by Data Robotics Inc. To receive $50 […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Rich Condit Vincent, Alan, and Rich discuss ten compelling virology stories of 2009. Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV #64 (68 MB .mp3, 94 minutes) Subscribe to TWiV (free) in iTunes , at the Zune Marketplace, by the RSS feed, or by email. Ten […]

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