plant virus

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, Karla Kirkegaard, and Marilyn Roosinck Vincent, Rich, Karla, and Marilyn recorded TWiV at the 29th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Virology in Bozeman, where they discussed plant viruses and how they make plants resistant to adverse conditions, and identification of dominant negative drug targets. Click the arrow above […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, and Alan Dove Vincent, Dickson, and Alan consider a broad spectrum antiviral against enveloped viruses, how a plant virus induces chemical signals in the host to maximize its spread, a new way to preserve viral vaccines at tropical temperatures, and the continuing story of XMRV and chronic fatigue syndrome. This episode […]


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dick Despommier Vincent and Dick continue virology 101 with a discussion of virus entry into cells, then answer reader email on colony collapse disorder and viruses that confer a benefit to their host. Sponsor:  Try GotoMyPC free for 30 days! For this special offer, visit Click the arrow above to play, […]