September 2013

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The complete TWiV team reads email from listeners about anti-vaccine activists, a career in microbiology, placentas, a virology textbook, the HeLa cell genome, norovirus, and much more. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 252 (73 MB .mp3, 101 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The complete TWiV crew reviews work on MERS-coronavirus, including serological studies in camels, production of an infectious DNA clone, and identification of an interferon antagonist. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 251 (71 MB .mp3, 98 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode: Stephan […]

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TWiV 250: Wookie viruses

September 15, 2013

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Robert Garcea Vincent and Robert recorded this episode at the 53rd ICAAC in Denver, where they talked about polyomaviruses. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 250 (67 MB .mp3, 92 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode: A cornucopia of human polyomaviruses (Nat Rev Micro) Polyoma assembly factories in nucleus (PLoS Path) […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Rich Condit Vincent, Dickson, Alan and Rich discuss an estimate of the number of different mammalian viruses on Earth. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 249 (66 MB .mp3, 91 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode: Estimate of unknown viral diversity in mammals (mBio) How many viruses on […]

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TWiV 248: TWiP infects TWiV

September 1, 2013

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, and Rich Condit Vincent, Dickson, and Rich reveal how experiments with a malaria parasite lead to the introduction of a mammalian retrovirus into birds. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 248 (75 MB .mp3, 103 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode: Scientists cast doubt on MERS origin (NY Times) Animal […]

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