TWiV 211: Viruses r us

December 16, 2012

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich ConditSanta HBVAlan Dove, and Kathy Spindler

The TWiV four discuss an mRNA-based influenza vaccine, and a phage tubulin that forms a filamentous array in the host cell that is needed for positioning viral DNA.

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  • http://twitter.com/GertrudRey Gertrud Rey

    Shocked to hear that Alan is “only” 5’9″, for some reason I always pictured him to be 6’4″! Must be the voice.

  • Alan Dove

    Yes, my bark is worse than my height.

  • http://twitter.com/GertrudRey Gertrud Rey

    HA!