TWiV 222: Jumpin’ Jack Flash, it’s a GAS GAS GAS

March 3, 2013

cyclic GAMPHosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich ConditDickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler

The complete TWiV team discusses the amazing finding that cyclic GMP-AMP synthase is a cytosolic innate immune DNA sensor.

Click arrow to play
Download TWiV 222 (70 MB .mp3, 97 min)
Subscribe (free): iTunesRSSemail

Links for this episode:

Weekly Science Picks

Kathy – Graphene batteries
Alan – How do we get cures? (YouTube)
Rich –
Explosive breach of Condit Dam (Vimeo)
–  10 things you can do to support open access (Tree of Life)

Listener Pick of the Week

Mark – The real story of Stuxnet
JohnD-connector virus

Send your virology questions and comments (email or mp3 file) to