Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Glenn Rall Guest: Ann Skalka Vincent and Glenn meet up with Ann and talk about her long and productive career in virology, from biochemistry to bacteriophage lambda to retroviruses. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 310 (43 MB .mp3, 59 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Skalka laboratory Asilomar Conference on recombinant DNA Unexpected […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler Vincent, Dickson, Alan, and Kathy discuss disruption of the ccr5 gene in lymphocytes of patients infected with HIV-1. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 278 (74 MB .mp3, 103 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Gene editing of ccr5 in AIDS patients (NEJM) HIV gets the zinc finger […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Roberto Cattaneo, Reuben Harris, Lou Mansky, and Leslie Schiff Vincent meets up with Roberto, Reuben, Lou, and Leslie at the University of Minnesota to talk about their work on HIV-1, APOBEC proteins, measles virus, and teaching virology to undergraduates. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 232 (60 MB .mp3, 84 min) Subscribe […]


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, Julie Overbaugh, and Stacey Schultz-Cherry Vincent, Rich, Julie and Stacey recorded TWiV at the 30th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Virology in Minneapolis, where they discussed the role of neutralizing antibodies in protection against HIV-1 infection, and astroviruses, agents of gastroenteritis. Click the arrow above to play, or right-click […]


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Kathleen Collins Vincent, Rich, Alan, and Dickson discuss the cellular reservoir of HIV-1 with Kathleen Collins, MD, PhD. Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV #133 (42 MB .mp3, 87 minutes). Subscribe to TWiV (free) in iTunes , at the Zune Marketplace, by the RSS feed, by email, […]


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Rich Condit Vincent and Rich talk about how thymic selection of T cells might lead to better control of HIV-1 infection, and a mouse model for severe antibody-induced dengue virus disease. This episode is sponsored by Data Robotics Inc. Use the promotion code TWIVPOD to receive $75-$500 off a Drobo. Win […]


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, and Rich Condit Vincent, Dickson, and Rich discuss multipotent progenitor bone marrow cells as a reservoir of HIV-1, integration of HHV-6 into telomeres, and dispersal of West Nile virus across the US by mosquitoes. This episode is sponsored by Data Robotics Inc. Use the promotion code VINCENT to receive $50 off […]


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dick Despommier, and Alan Dove Vincent, Dick, and Alan review a new macaque model for HIV-1 infection, a possible role for Epstein-Barr virus in multiple sclerosis, accidental release of H5N1 by a vaccine company, resistance of frogs to virus infection, and extreme virology – the biggest and smallest viruses and viral genomes. Click […]


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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