November 2011

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Rich Condit Vincent, Alan, and Rich review concern over an influenza H5N1 transmission experiment, and a new host defense protein against RNA viruses. Please help us by taking our listener survey. Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV 159 (48 MB .mp3, 80 minutes). Subscribe to TWiV […]

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TWiV 158: Wolverines go viral

November 20, 2011

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, Alice Telesnitsky, and Kathy Spindler Vincent and Rich visit the Microbiology and Immunology Department at the University of Michigan Medical School, and speak with Alice and Kathy about their work on HIV genome dimerization, and packaging and pathogenesis of mouse adenovirus. Model of poliovirus bound to CD155 made by Stefan Taube. […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, Alan Dove, Dickson Despommier, Jeremy Luban, and Gabriel Victora A large TWiV panel remembers Ralph Steinman, and considers a new innate sensor of retroviral capsids. Photograph of a dendritic cell (green) interacting with T cells (cyan) near a blood vessel by Gabriel Victora. Please help us by taking our listener survey. […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, and Dickson Despommier Vincent, Rich, and Dickson review a meta-analysis on influenza vaccine, a killer virus in fungi that selects against RNAi, and the use of armed and targeted poxviruses for oncolytic virotherapy. Please help us by taking our listener survey. Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download […]

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