Vincent, Rich, Carolyn, and Sara recorded TWiV at the 31st Annual Meeting of the American Society for Virology in Madison, where they discussed genetic conflict between viral and human genes, and how the placenta protects the fetus against viral infection.
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Links for this episode:
- ASV 2012 at Madison, WI
- Photographs of ASV 2012
- Rock band Herpetic Legion plays at ASV 2012
- TWiV on Facebook
- Letters read on TWiV 193
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