February 2010

TWiV 71: Please Mr. Postman

February 28, 2010

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Rich Condit Vincent, Dickson, Alan, and Rich answer listener questions about maternal infection and fetal injury, viral gene therapy, eyeglasses and influenza, filtering prions from blood, eradication of rinderpest, Tamiflu resistance of H1N1 influenza, bacteriophages and the human microbiome, H1N1 vaccine recalls, human tumor viruses, RNA interference, […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, and Alan Dove Vincent, Dickson, and Alan consider a broad spectrum antiviral against enveloped viruses, how a plant virus induces chemical signals in the host to maximize its spread, a new way to preserve viral vaccines at tropical temperatures, and the continuing story of XMRV and chronic fatigue syndrome. This episode […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Rich Condit Vincent, Alan, and Rich review recent outbreaks of mumps in the UK, US, and Israel, protection of mice against 2009 H1N1 influenza A virus by 1918-like and classical swine H1N1 vaccines, and a virus-like particle vaccine for chikungunya virus. This episode is sponsored by Data Robotics Inc. […]

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TWiV 68: Ode to a plaque

February 1, 2010

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Rich Condit Vincent, Alan, and Rich are enthralled by movies of vaccinia virus plaque formation, then consider how repulsion of superinfection virions leads to rapid virus spread, and a therapeutic prostate cancer vaccine. This episode is sponsored by Data Robotics Inc. Use the promotion code VINCENT to receive $50 […]

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