TWiV 73: Entering the ends

March 14, 2010

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, and Rich Condit

Vincent, Dickson, and Rich discuss multipotent progenitor bone marrow cells as a reservoir of HIV-1, integration of HHV-6 into telomeres, and dispersal of West Nile virus across the US by mosquitoes.

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Dickson Whole-Genome Sequencing in a Patient with Charcot–Marie–Tooth Neuropathy (NEJM and NY Times)
Rich Invisible Frontiers: The Race to Synthesize a Human Gene by Stephen Hall
Vincent Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections –  videocasts

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    Hello Dr Racaniello, in Israel, the name Ariel is used most of the time for males and as far as i know – I'm a man… (I don't check my chromosomes, nor for Y nor HHV-6 ;-)

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    In some HPCs, we detected latent infection that stably persisted in cell culture until viral gene expression was activated by differentiation factors.