Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler Tre TWiV amici present three snippets and a side of sashimi: how herpesvirus inhibits host cell gene expression by disrupting transcription termination. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 339 (72 MB .mp3, 100 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Searching for Steamer in the oceans Lassa fever death in NJ (CDC and […]

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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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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Matthew Daugherty, Jondavid deJong, Helen Lazear, Stefan Oliver, and Cara Pager. Vincent returns to Madison, Wisconsin and meets with postdocs to discuss their science and their careers. Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV 194 (69 MB .mp3, 94 minutes). Subscribe to TWiV (free) in iTunes , at […]


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 […]


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Alfred Sacchetti Vincent, Rich, Alan, and Dickson speak with Alfred Sacchetti, MD, Chief of Emergency Services at Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center, about viral infections encountered in the emergency room. Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV #132 (48 MB .mp3, 100 minutes). […]


TWiV 115: Color me infected

January 9, 2011

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Marc Pelletier Vincent, Alan, Rich and Marc discuss the finding that a limited number of incoming herpesviral genomes can replicate and express in a cell, and controlling viral replication in Aedes aegypti with a Wolbachia symbiont. Click the arrow above to play, or right click to download TWiV #115 (84 MB […]


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, and Rich Condit Vincent, Dickson, and Rich continue Virology 101 with a second installment of their discussion of how viruses with DNA genomes replicate their genetic information. Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV #106 (69 MB .mp3, 95 minutes) Subscribe to TWiV (free) in iTunes , at […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, Dave Bloom, and Grant McFadden Vincent and Rich spoke with Dave Bloom and Grant McFadden about their work on herpesviruses and poxviruses in this episode recorded before an audience at the University of Florida, Gainesville – home of the Gators. This episode is sponsored by Data Robotics Inc. Use the […]


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Lynn Enquist Vincent speaks with Lynn Enquist about his career in virology, moving from academia to industry and back. Along the way he did pioneering research on bacteriophage, participated in the birth of recombinant DNA technology, and studied herpesviruses. Sponsor: Try GotoMyPC free for 30 days! For this special offer, visit […]


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier Guest: Alan Dove Vincent, DIck, and Alan chat about reconstruction of a bat SARS-like coronavirus, herpesviruses that are killing elephants in zoos, and a plan to eradicate AIDS in ten years. Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV #10 (18.2 MB .mp3, 39 minutes) Links for this […]