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TWiV 363: Eat flu and dyad

November 15, 2015

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiVers reveal influenza virus replication in the ferret mammary gland and spread to a nursing infant, and selection of transmissible influenza viruses in the soft palate. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 363 (77 MB .mp3, 106 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Photos of my visit to OHSU (Facebook) 6:30 […]

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November 15, 2015

Justin writes: FDA approves first-of-its-kind product for the treatment of melanoma http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm469571.htm Stephanie writes: Can I offer a snippet for today?  I have an influenza paper to share! This paper is a PLOS pathogens paper by Paquette et al., 2015 and is entitled ‘Influenza Transmission in the Mother-Infant Dyad Leads to Severe Disease, Mammary Gland […]

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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TWiV 348: Chicken shift

August 2, 2015

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Rich Condit Vincent and Rich discuss fruit fly viruses, one year without polio in Nigeria, and a permissive Marek’s disease viral vaccine that allows transmission of virulent viruses. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 348 (77 MB .mp3, 106 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Virology tenure-track position at NCI (pdf) 9:30 ASM Agar Art Contest 11:00 Nigeria on brink of polio […]

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Host: Vincent Racaniello Guests: Ruth Jarrett, Glen Nemerow, and Esther Schnettler At the Glasgow Science Festival microTALKS, Vincent speaks with Ruth, Glen, and Esther about their research on viruses and Hodgkin lymphoma, adenovirus structure and entry into cells, and interactions between arthropod borne viruses and their hosts. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 344 (43 MB .mp3, 59 min) […]

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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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June 28, 2015

Chris writes: This podcast had a few mentions of Archaea, but neglected to credit them for the color of the “non-GMO salt.” There are actual prehistoric DNA in that salt: http://microbialfoods.org/scie… From Seattle, where I will tell you that it is cold, dark, cloudy and drippy even when it is not. We want to move […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Kathy Spindler Guest: Laura Newcomb Vincent and Kathy visit Laura Newcomb at California State University San Bernardino, where they talk about Laura’s viral tattoos, and a protein that protects the mosquito brain from lethal flavivirus infection. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 338 (43 MB .mp3, 60 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Neuron-specific mosquito […]

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Host: Vincent Racaniello Guests: Seth Bordenstein, James Crowe, and Mark Denison Vincent visits Vanderbilt University and meets up with Seth, Jim, and Mark to talk about their work on a virus of Wolbachia, anti-viral antibodies, and coronaviruses. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 332 (70 MB .mp3, 97 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode SARS-CoV error correction (PLoS […]

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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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