Vincent, Alan, and Rich celebrate the 100th episode of TWiV by talking about viruses with Nobel Laureate David Baltimore.
Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV #100 (68 MB .mp3, 94 minutes)
Links for this episode:
- David’s early papers on poliovirus and mengovirus RNA synthesis
- Reverse transcriptase found by Baltimore and Temin (pdfs)
- Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1975
- David fishing (Picasa web album)
- The David Baltimore asteroid belt
- Cedric’s essay The ‘Death’ of a Virus (pdf)
- Letters read on TWiV 100
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Alan – TimeTree
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Vincent – Ahead of the Curve: David Baltimore’s Life in Science by Shane Crotty
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