H5N1

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Rich Condit The TWiV team reviews the discovery of old vials of smallpox virus at NIH, anthrax and influenza mishaps at CDC, the baby who was not cured of HIV, Cambridge Working Group, and sacking of NSABB members. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 294 (72 MB .mp3, 99 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for […]

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TWiV 270: Homeland virology

February 2, 2014

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Rich Condit Guests: Dennis Hruby and Yoshihiro Kawaoka Vincent and Rich discuss avian influenza virus and an antiviral drug against smallpox with Dennis and Yoshi at the ASM Biodefense and Emerging Diseases Research Meeting in Washington, DC. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 270 (61 MB .mp3, 84 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode ASM Biodefense […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler Vincent, Rich, Alan and Kathy review aerosol transmission studies of influenza H1N1 x H5N1 reassortants, H7N9 infections in China, and the MERS coronavirus. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 233 (71 MB .mp3, 98 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode: Aerosol transmission of H1N1 […]

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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 Dickson Despommier Vincent, Alan, Rich, and Dickson review influenza vaccines. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 217 (69 MB .mp3, 95 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode:  FDA licensed flu vaccines Seasonal influenza vaccine distributed How flu vaccine strains are selected (one, two) WHO report on […]

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TWiV 213: Not bad for a hobby

December 30, 2012

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler In their final episode of the year, the TWiV team reviews twelve cool virology stories from 2012. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 213 (88 MB .mp3, 122 min) Subscribe to TWiV (free): iTunes, RSS feed, email Twelve virology stories from 2012: H5N1 (TWiV 190, 182, 177, 173, 168) Polymorphisms […]

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TWiV 192: Viral tertulia

July 22, 2012

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Rich Condit Vincent, Alan, and Rich answer listener email about bioinformatics, insects, influenza, laboratory classes, commensalism, reproducibility of data, and more. Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV 192 (84 MB .mp3, 117 minutes). Subscribe to TWiV (free) in iTunes , at the Zune Marketplace, by […]

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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, Alan Dove, and Rich Condit The TWiV chiefs tackle reader email about how to pronounce Buda, Texas, grinding tree stumps, and much more. Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV 186 (82 MB .mp3, 114 minutes). Subscribe to TWiV (free) in iTunes , at the Zune Marketplace, by […]

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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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