Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Rich Condit Guests: Dave Evans, Stan Lemon, and Lorne Tyrrell Vincent and Rich recorded this episode before an audience at the 2nd Li Ka Shing Institute of Virology Symposium at the University of Alberta, where they spoke with Dave, Stan, and Lorne about their work on poxvirus vaccines and recombination, an enveloped picornavirus, […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler The complete TWiV team reviews identification of the cell receptor for hepatitis B and D viruses, and the cell enzyme that cleaves the genome-linked protein from picornaviral RNA. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 210 (67 MB .mp3, 93 min) Listen on your mobile device with […]


TWiV 187: The mummy

June 10, 2012

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Rich Condit Vincent and Rich discuss recovery of a hepatitis B viral genome from a 16th century Korean mummy, and personal omics profiling of an individual over a 14 month period. Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV 187 (64 MB .mp3, 88 minutes). Subscribe to TWiV (free) […]


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Michael Bouchard Vincent, Alan, and Rich speak with Michael Bouchard about hepatitis B virus discovery, replication, and pathogenesis. This episode is sponsored by Data Robotics Inc. Use the promotion code TWIVPOD to receive $75-$500 off a Drobo. Win a free Drobo S! Contest rules here. Click the arrow […]


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 […]


TWiV 22: Viral bioinformatics

February 28, 2009

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Chris Upton Vincent and Chris Upton converse about hepatitis B in India, AIDS gene therapy with a ribozyme, antibodies that neutralize many influenza virus strains, killing tumors with vaccinia virus, myxoma virus of rabbits, and the Viral Bioinformatics Resource Center. Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV […]

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