September 2015

TWiV 356: Got viruses?

September 27, 2015

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler Guest: Stephanie Neal Stephanie joins the super professors to discuss the gut virome of children with serious malnutrition, caterpillar genes acquired from parasitic wasps, and the effect of adding chemokines to a simian immunodeficiency virus DNA vaccine. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 356 (84 MB .mp3, 117 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email […]

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TWiV 355: Baby’s first virome

September 20, 2015

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiV team considers the effect of a Leishmaniavirus on the efficacy of drug treatment, and the human fecal virome and microbiome in twins during early infancy. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 355 (85 MB .mp3, 118 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Announcing mSphere 5:50 Leishmania virus influences drug outcome (paper […]

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TWiV 354: The cat in the HAART

September 13, 2015

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The esteemed doctors of TWiV review a new giant virus recovered from the Siberian permafrost, why influenza virus gain of function experiments are valuable, and feline immunodeficiency virus. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 354 (87 MB .mp3, 122 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Non-viral proteins in vaccinia virus particles (Arch […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler The TWiVniacs discuss twenty-eight years of poliovirus shedding by an immunodeficient patient, and packaging of the innate cytoplasmic signaling molecule cyclic GMP-AMP in virus particles. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 353 (73 MB .mp3, 101 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode 28 years of poliovirus shedding (PLoS Path) 36:50 NOT a […]

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