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TWiV 163: What Rous wrought

December 25, 2011

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Rich Condit, and Alan Dove Vincent, Dickson, Rich, and Alan review the 100 year old finding by Peyton Rous of a transmissible sarcoma of chickens, a discovery that ushered in the era of tumor virology. Please help us by taking our listener survey. Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and David Baltimore Vincent, Alan, and Rich celebrate the 100th episode of TWiV by talking about viruses with Nobel Laureate David Baltimore. Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV #100 (68 MB .mp3, 94 minutes) Subscribe to TWiV (free) in iTunes , at the […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier Vincent and Dickson continue virology 101 with a discussion of information flow from RNA to DNA, a process known as reverse transcription, which occurs in cells infected with retroviruses, hepatitis B virus, cauliflower mosaic virus, foamy viruses, and even in uninfected cells. This episode is sponsored by Data Robotics […]

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