TWiV 334: In vino virus

April 26, 2015

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiVles talk about endogenous viruses in plants, sex and Ebolavirus transmission, an outbreak of canine influenza in the US, Dr. Oz, and doubling the NIH budget. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 334 (70 MB .mp3, 96 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email This episode is sponsored by SciMed Solutions and ASM […]


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 […]


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier Vincent and Dickson continue virology 101 with a discussion of information flow from RNA to DNA, a process known as reverse transcription, which occurs in cells infected with retroviruses, hepatitis B virus, cauliflower mosaic virus, foamy viruses, and even in uninfected cells. This episode is sponsored by Data Robotics […]