February 2014

Host: Vincent Racaniello Guests: W. Ian Lipkin and Thomas Briese Vincent meets up with Ian and Thomas to discuss their finding that MERS-coronavirus has been circulating in dromedary camels in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia since at least 1992. Click arrow to play Download TWiV Special MERS (28 MB .mp3, 38 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiVome dissect the finding that interferon lambda alleles predict the outcome of hepatitis C virus infection. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 273 (75 MB .mp3, 103 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Interferon lambda and HCV outcome (Cell Host Micr) Laser capture microdissection (Wikipedia) HCV […]

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TWiV 272: Give peas a chance

February 16, 2014

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiV team describes aphid control by using a viral capsid protein to deliver a spider toxin to plants, and a human endogenous retrovirus that enhances expression of a neuronal gene. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 272 (78 MB .mp3, 108 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Ashlee Bennett The TWiV crew discusses two reports on viruses that might have crossed kingdoms, from plants to honeybees and from plants to vertebrates. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 271 (69 MB .mp3, 96 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Tobacco ringspot virus in honeybees (mBio) Plant virus […]

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TWiV 270: Homeland virology

February 2, 2014

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Rich Condit Guests: Dennis Hruby and Yoshihiro Kawaoka Vincent and Rich discuss avian influenza virus and an antiviral drug against smallpox with Dennis and Yoshi at the ASM Biodefense and Emerging Diseases Research Meeting in Washington, DC. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 270 (61 MB .mp3, 84 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode ASM Biodefense […]

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