June 2011

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Dickson Despommier Vincent, Alan, and Dickson discuss the reduction in genome size of Mimivirus upon passage in amoeba, and analysis of the microbiome of honeybees. Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV #139 (96 MB .mp3, 80 minutes). Subscribe to TWiV (free) in iTunes , […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Raul Andino Vincent meets up with Raul Andino in San Francisco to discuss the RNAi-based antiviral defense system of Drosophila, the fruit fly, and how it is antagonized by viruses. Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV #138 (53 MB .mp3, 73 minutes). Subscribe to TWiV (free) in iTunes […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, Dickson Despommier, Amit Kapoor, and Ian Lipkin The TWiV team speaks with Amit Kapoor and Ian Lipkin about how they discovered canine hepacivirus, and its implications for the origin and evolution of hepatitis C virus. Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV #137 (69 MB […]

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TWiV 136: Exit XMRV

June 5, 2011

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Stephen Goff Retrovirologist Stephen Goff joins Vincent, Rich, and Alan for a discussion of recent papers on the retrovirus XMRV and its association with chronic fatigue syndrome and prostate cancer. Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV #136 (61 MB .mp3, 84 minutes). Subscribe to […]

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