Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiVsters explore mutations in the interferon pathway associated with severe influenza in a child, outbreaks of avian influenza in North American poultry farms, Ebolavirus infection of the eye weeks after recovery, and Ebolavirus stability on surfaces and in fluids. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 336 (72 MB .mp3, […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler Vincent, Rich, Alan and Kathy review H7N9 infections in China, the debate over patenting genes, and receptor-binding by ferret-transmissible avian H5 influenza virus. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 230 (73 MB .mp3, 101 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode: Francois Jacob dies (The […]


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 […]