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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Rich Condit The TWiVome discusses an miRNA based strategy to mitigate risk of gain of function studies, and identification of a second receptor required for Lassa virus entry. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 295 (78 MB .mp3, 108 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode miRNA strategy to minimize risk (Nat BioT) NIH Office of […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler Guests: Clodagh O’Shea and Ron Fouchier Vincent, Rich, and Kathy and their guests Clodagh and Ron recorded this episode at the 33rd annual meeting of the American Society for Virology at Colorado State University in Ft. Collins, Colorado. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 291 (48 MB .mp3, 66 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Kathy Spindler, and Matt Frieman Matt updates the TWiV team on MERS-coronavirus, and joins in a discussion of whether we should further regulate research on potentially pandemic pathogens. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 287 (78 MB .mp3, 108 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode MERS stories at CIDRAP MERS at CDC MERS […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler Vincent, Alan, Rich and Kathy review how human placental trophoblasts confer viral resistance via exosome-mediated delivery of microRNAs, and isolation of the first human influenza virus in 1933. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 241 (73 MB .mp3, 101 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler Vincent, Alan and Kathy review novel approaches to preventing influenza virus infection. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 236 (64 MB .mp3, 89 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode: Ultraprotective influenza vaccine in mice (PNAS) Vectored immunoprophylaxis of influenza in mice (Nat Biotech) Intranasal antibody gene […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler Vincent, Rich, Alan and Kathy review H7N9 infections in China, the debate over patenting genes, and receptor-binding by ferret-transmissible avian H5 influenza virus. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 230 (73 MB .mp3, 101 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode: Francois Jacob dies (The […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler Vincent, Alan, Rich, and Kathy discuss recent outbreaks of hantavirus pulmonary syndrome in Yosemite National Park and novel swine-origin influenza in the US midwest, and isolation of the Heartland virus from two patients in Missouri with severe febrile illness. Click the arrow above to play, or right-click […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler Vincent, Alan, and Kathy review selection of influenza H5N1 viruses that can transmit among ferrets by aerosol. Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV 190 (63 MB .mp3, 97 minutes). Subscribe to TWiV (free) in iTunes , at the Zune Marketplace, by the […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Sarah Connolly, Andrew Karaba, Robert Lamb, and Greg Smith Vincent visits with members of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Northwestern University School of Medicine to discuss their work on herpesviruses and parainfluenzaviruses. Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV 185 (64 MB .mp3, 88 minutes). Subscribe […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, Alan Dove, and Michael J. Imperiale Michael joins the TWiV crew to discuss the recently published influenza H5N1 transmission paper and how it was viewed by the NSABB. Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV 182 (77 MB .mp3, 107 minutes). Subscribe to TWiV (free) in […]

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