June 2015

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiVerinoes discuss the potential for prion spread by plants, global circulation patterns of influenza virus, and the roles of Argonautes and a viral protein in RNA silencing in plants. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 343 (85 MB .mp3, 118 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Prions […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiVniks discuss the structure of a virus that reproduces in an extreme environment, long-term consequences of Ebolavirus infection, and VirScan, a method to identify the different virus infections you have had in your lifetime. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 342 (74 MB .mp3, 102 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links […]

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Host: Vincent Racaniello Guests: Adam Kucharski, Gillian Slack, and Emma Thomson Vincent returns to the University of Glasgow MRC-Center for Virus Research and speaks with Emma, Gillian, and Adam about their ebolavirus experiences: caring for an infected patient, working in an Ebola treatment center in Sierra Leone, and making epidemiological predictions about the outbreak in west […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiV teams reviews a MERS-coronavirus serosurvey and an outbreak in South Korea, and constraints on measles virus antigenic variation. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 340 (84 MB .mp3, 117 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Richard Elliott on TWiV 177 3:25 MERS-CoV outbreak, South Korea (ProMedMail) 16:50 MERS-CoV […]

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