pandemic

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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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler The complete TWiV team reviews the controversial publication of the HeLa cell genome, a missing vial of Guanarito virus in a BSL-4 facility, and human infections with avian influenza H7N9 virus. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 227 (69 MB .mp3, 95 min) Subscribe […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Dickson Despommier Vincent, Alan, Rich, and Dickson review influenza vaccines. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 217 (69 MB .mp3, 95 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode:  FDA licensed flu vaccines Seasonal influenza vaccine distributed How flu vaccine strains are selected (one, two) WHO report on […]

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TWiV 211: Viruses r us

December 16, 2012

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler The TWiV four discuss an mRNA-based influenza vaccine, and a phage tubulin that forms a filamentous array in the host cell that is needed for positioning viral DNA. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 211 (70 MB .mp3, 97 min) Listen on your mobile device with the Microbeworld […]

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TWiV 201: Rabid about viruses

September 30, 2012

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, Dickson Despommier, and Kathy Spindler Vincent, Alan, Rich, Dickson, and Kathy answer reader email about rabies, xenotransplantation, poliovirus, Ph.D. programs, mosquitoes, and much more. Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV 201 (90 MB .mp3, 125 minutes). Subscribe to TWiV (free) in iTunes, by the […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler Vincent, Alan, Rich, and Kathy review fatal avian influenza virus in harbor seals, and poxvirus deployment of genomic accordions to counter antiviral defenses. Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV 198 (71 MB .mp3, 99 minutes). There once was a virus named pox […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler Vincent, Alan, and Kathy review selection of influenza H5N1 viruses that can transmit among ferrets by aerosol. Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV 190 (63 MB .mp3, 97 minutes). Subscribe to TWiV (free) in iTunes , at the Zune Marketplace, by the […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Rich Condit, and Alan Dove The complete TWiVome deconstructs the movie Contagion. Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV 167 (53 MB .mp3, 88  minutes). Subscribe to TWiV (free) in iTunes , at the Zune Marketplace, by the RSS feed, by email, or listen on your mobile device […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Rich Condit Vincent, Alan, and Rich review concern over an influenza H5N1 transmission experiment, and a new host defense protein against RNA viruses. Please help us by taking our listener survey. Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV 159 (48 MB .mp3, 80 minutes). Subscribe to TWiV […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Rich Condit Vincent, Alan, and Rich review the making of a virulent poxvirus by insertion of the gene encoding IL-4, and severe 2009 H1N1 influenza due to pathogenic immune complexes. Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV #112 (71 MB .mp3, 98 minutes). To download, right-click or […]

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