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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Kathy Spindler, and Ashlee Bennett Vincent, Alan, Kathy, and Ashlee discuss fomites in physicians offices, plant virus factories involved in aphid transmission, and clues from the bat genome about flight and immunity. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 268 (77 MB .mp3, 106 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode How viruses cause […]

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TWiV 258: Hedging our bats

November 10, 2013

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, Kathy Spindler, and Matt Frieman Matt joins the TWiV team to discuss the discovery of a SARS-like coronavirus in bats that can infect human cells, and what is going on with MERS-coronavirus. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 258 (62 MB .mp3, 86 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode SARS-like virus in […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Rich Condit Vincent, Dickson, Alan and Rich discuss an estimate of the number of different mammalian viruses on Earth. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 249 (66 MB .mp3, 91 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode: Estimate of unknown viral diversity in mammals (mBio) How many viruses on […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler Special guest: Ian Lipkin Ian joins Vincent, Alan, Rich, and Kathy to describe how his laboratory is searching for the origin of MERS-coronavirus. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 247 (80 MB .mp3, 130 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode: MERS-CoV in bats (EID) […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Matt Frieman Matt joins Vincent, Alan, and Rich to summarize what we know and what we do not know about the MERS coronavirus. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 239 (74 MB .mp3, 102 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode: MERS-CoV update (WHO) MERS-CoV evolution (epidemic) […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Amit Kapoor, Lan Quan, and Ian Lipkin Vincent meets up with Amit, Lan, and Ian to discuss their discovery of hepaciviruses and pegiviruses in bats and rodents. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 231 (55 MB .mp3, 76 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode:  Canine hepacivirus (TWiV 137) Rodent homologs of […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, Alan Dove, Dickson Despommier, and Connor Bamford Connor joins the TWiV team to discuss bats as hosts for major mammalian paramyxoviruses. Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV 183 (66 MB .mp3, 92 minutes). Subscribe to TWiV (free) in iTunes , at the Zune Marketplace, by […]

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TWiV 90: Guano happens

July 11, 2010

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Eric F. Donaldson Vincent, Alan, Rich and Eric discuss identification of viruses in Northeastern American bats, vaccinia virus infection after sexual contact with a military vaccinee, and identification of a new flavivirus from an Old World bat in Bangladesh. Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to […]

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TWiV 65: Matt’s bats

January 10, 2010

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Matthew Frieman Vincent, Alan, and Matt discuss a project to study the RNA virome of Northeastern American bats, failure to detect XMRV in UK chronic fatigue syndrome patients, and DNA of bornavirus, an RNA virus, in mammalian genomes. This episode is sponsored by Data Robotics Inc. To receive $50 […]

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TWiV 28: SARS

April 19, 2009

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dick Despommier, Alan Dove, and Eric F. Donaldson Vincent, Dick, Alan, and Eric F. Donaldson discuss a new test for influenza H5N1, poliovirus in Minnesota, Koala retrovirus, batteries made from viruses, and SARS. Sponsor:  Try GotoMyPC free for 30 days! For this special offer, visit www.gotomypc.com/podcast Click the arrow above to play, […]

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