innate immunity

Host: Vincent Racaniello Guest: Blossom Damania Vincent speaks with Blossom about her laboratory’s research on Kaposi’s sarcoma-associated herpesvirus, including how it transforms cells, the switch between lytic and latent replication, and its interaction with the innate immune system of the host. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 359 (66 MB .mp3, 68 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Damania Laboratory Modulation of […]

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Host: Vincent Racaniello Guest: Ileana Cristea Vincent meets up with Ileana at Princeton University to talk about how her laboratory integrates molecular virology, mass spectrometry-based proteomics, and bioinformatics to unravel the interplay between virus and host. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 358 (61 MB .mp3, 84 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Cristea Laboratory Ileana’s work previously on TWiV […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler The TWiVniacs discuss twenty-eight years of poliovirus shedding by an immunodeficient patient, and packaging of the innate cytoplasmic signaling molecule cyclic GMP-AMP in virus particles. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 353 (73 MB .mp3, 101 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode 28 years of poliovirus shedding (PLoS Path) 36:50 NOT a […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiV team reviews identification of immune biomarkers in CFS/ME patients, and how a cell nuclease controls the innate immune response to vaccinia virus infection. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 329 (79 MB .mp3, 110 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Immune signatures in ME/CFS (Science Adv) 11:15 Systemic exertion […]

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Host: Vincent Racaniello Guests: Marshall Bloom, Sonja Best, and Byron Caughey Vincent visits the Rocky Mountain Laboratories in Hamilton, Montana and speaks with Marshall, Sonja, and Byron about their work on tick-born flaviviruses, innate immunity, and prion diseases. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 299 (63 MB .mp3, 87 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Rocky Mountain Laboratories, NIH […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiVome dissect the finding that interferon lambda alleles predict the outcome of hepatitis C virus infection. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 273 (75 MB .mp3, 103 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Interferon lambda and HCV outcome (Cell Host Micr) Laser capture microdissection (Wikipedia) HCV […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The complete TWiV team reviews evidence for sensing of herpesviral DNA in the nucleus by the cell protein IFI16. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 269 (74 MB .mp3, 102 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode IFI16 is a nuclear pathogen sensor (Cell Host Micr) Nuclear IFI16 […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler Vincent, Dickson, Alan, Rich, and Kathy review two papers that present evidence for RNA interference as an antiviral immunity mechanism in mammals. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 256 (70 MB .mp3, 96 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode World Polio Day […]

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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 and Alan Dove Guests: Dan Barouch and Jeff Teigler This episode of TWiV was recorded before an audience at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, where Vincent and Alan spoke with Dan and Jeff about AIDS vaccines. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 244 (60 MB .mp3, 83 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for […]

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