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 […]


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Britt Glaunsinger, and Eva Harris Vincent visits the University of California at Berkeley and speaks with Britt Glaunsinger and Eva Harris about their work on Kaposi’s sarcoma associated herpesvirus and dengue virus. Thanks to the Microbiology Graduate Students for hosting me at their annual symposium, and especially to Emma, Lisa, and Zoe […]

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TWiV 202: Huskers go viral

October 7, 2012

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, T. Jack Morris, James Van Etten, and Charles Wood Vincent travels to the University of Nebraska to meet with members of the Nebraska Center for Virology and discuss their work on algal viruses, plant viruses, HIV and Kaposi’s sarcoma herpesvirus. Click arrow to play, or right-click to download TWiV 202 (52 MB […]


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, Alan Dove, Dickson Despommier, and Patrick Moore The TWiV team speaks with Patrick Moore about his discovery, with Yuan Chang, of two human tumor viruses, Kaposi’s sarcoma herpesvirus and Merkel cell polyomavirus. Please help us by taking our listener survey. Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV 160 […]