March 2015

TWiV 330: A swinging gate

March 29, 2015

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiVers explain how a protein platform assists the hepatitis C virus RNA polymerase to begin the task of making viral genomes. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 330 (80 MB .mp3, 111 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode NYAS Afterschool STEM Mentoring Program 9:25 Concerns about editing the human […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiV team reviews identification of immune biomarkers in CFS/ME patients, and how a cell nuclease controls the innate immune response to vaccinia virus infection. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 329 (79 MB .mp3, 110 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Immune signatures in ME/CFS (Science Adv) 11:15 Systemic exertion […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiVocateurs discuss how the RNA polymerase of enteroviruses binds a component of the splicing machinery and inhibits mRNA processing. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 328 (67 MB .mp3, 92 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Viral polymerase binds Prp8 to inhibit mRNA splicing (PLoS Path) Prp8 protein of the […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The eTWiVicators review evidence that the HIV-1 group O epidemic began with a single cross-species transmission of virus from western lowland gorillas. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 327 (74 MB .mp3, 103 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Traces of ATCV-1 associated with laboratory contamination (PNAS) […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Rich Condit The sternutating TWiVers discuss preventing infection of cells and animals by a soluble CD4-CCR5 molecule that binds to HIV-1 virus particles. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 326 (67 MB .mp3, 93 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Dif-tor heh smusma (NY Times) Immunization preterm premature infants (Thanks, Johnye!) HIV and SHIV protection […]

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