influenza

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, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiV team reviews a meta-analysis of clinical trial reports on using Tamiflu for influenza, and suggestions on how to rescue US biomedical research from its systemic flaws. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 282 (75 MB .mp3, 104 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode World Malaria Day Review of oseltamivir clinical […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler Vincent, Alan, Rich and Kathy review a protease essential for influenza pathogenesis in mice, and directionality of rhinovirus RNA exit from the capsid. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 267 (69 MB .mp3, 95 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Protease essential for influenza pathogenesis in mice (PLoS […]

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TWiV 263: Game of clones

December 15, 2013

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, Kathy Spindler, and Ben tenOever Ben joins the TWiV team to reveal the winner of his contest in which influenza viruses carrying different interferon-stimulated genes vie against one another in mice. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 263 (75 MB .mp3, 104 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Virusninja Game […]

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TWiV 257: Caveat mTOR

November 3, 2013

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiV team consider how the kinase mTOR modulates the antibody response to provide broad protection against influenza virus, and explore the problems with scientific research. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 257 (74 MB .mp3, 102 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Two lives intertwined (Ann Rev Imm) […]

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TWiV 255: Longhorns go viral

October 20, 2013

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Rich Condit Guests: Robert Krug and Christopher Sullivan Vincent and Rich visit the University of Texas at Austin and meet up with Bob and Chris to talk about their work on influenza virus and microRNAs. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 255 (54 MB .mp3, 74 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this […]

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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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Host: Vincent Racaniello Guests: Markus Thali and Jason Botten Vincent travels to the University of Vermont to talk with Markus and Jason about their work on HIV, influenza virus, arenaviruses and hantaviruses. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 240 (54 MB .mp3, 74 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Send your virology questions and comments (email or mp3 […]

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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, Dickson Despommier, and Alan Dove Vincent, Rich, Dickson, and Alan review the current status of human infections with avian influenza H7N9 virus. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 229 (69 MB .mp3, 95 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode: Hilary Koprowski, 96 (NY Times) Koprowski, Kessin, Racaniello photo Listen to […]

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