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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler Vincent, Rich, and Kathy discuss Cotia virus, a new poxvirus, Orf virus infections associated with handling goats and lamb, and the innate immune response to prions. Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV 181 (74 MB .mp3, 103 minutes). Subscribe to TWiV (free) in […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Rich Condit Vincent, Alan, and Rich review an outbreak of rabies in arctic foxes and reindeer in Norway, and a prion that makes you go antiviral. Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV 153 (55 MB .mp3, 92 minutes). Subscribe to TWiV (free) in iTunes , […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Rich Condit Vincent, Alan, and Rich answer listener questions about lab procedures, prokaryotes, endogenous retroviruses, the iPad and teaching, prions, mimivirus, splitting water with viruses, and the polio outbreak in Tajikistan. Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV #93 (76 MB .mp3, 105 minutes) Subscribe to […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Dickson Despommier, and Rich Condit Vincent, Alan, Dickson, and Rich talk about treating arthritis with a tanapox virus protein, Darwinian evolution of prions in cell culture, and the connection between cold weather fronts and outbreaks of avian H5N1 influenza in Europe. This episode is sponsored by Data Robotics Inc. Use […]

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TWiV 71: Please Mr. Postman

February 28, 2010

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Rich Condit Vincent, Dickson, Alan, and Rich answer listener questions about maternal infection and fetal injury, viral gene therapy, eyeglasses and influenza, filtering prions from blood, eradication of rinderpest, Tamiflu resistance of H1N1 influenza, bacteriophages and the human microbiome, H1N1 vaccine recalls, human tumor viruses, RNA interference, […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Marc Pelletier Vincent, Alan, and Marc talk about chronic wasting disease of deer caused by prions, blocking the semen-derived enhancer of HIV infection with surfen, and making green transgenic rabbits using a lentiviral vector. This episode is sponsored by Data Robotics Inc. Use the promotion code VINCENT to receive […]

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Host: Vincent Racaniello (Wikipedia entry, and photo with Hilary Koprowski) Guests: Alan Dove and Angela Rasmussen Vincent, Alan, and Angela discuss Kuru, prions in milk, ancient lentiviruses found in the chromosomes of lemurs, a respiratory syncytial virus vaccine failure in the 1960s, and recent outbreaks of H5N1 influenza in chickens. Click the arrow above to play, or right-click […]

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