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TWiV 363: Eat flu and dyad

November 15, 2015

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiVers reveal influenza virus replication in the ferret mammary gland and spread to a nursing infant, and selection of transmissible influenza viruses in the soft palate. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 363 (77 MB .mp3, 106 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Photos of my visit to OHSU (Facebook) 6:30 […]


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, Dickson Despommier, and Alan Dove Vincent, Dickson, and Alan discuss STEP HIV-1 vaccine failure caused by the adenovirus vector, presence of West Nile virus in kidneys for years after initial infection, adaptation of the influenza viral RNA polymerase for replication in human cells, and the significance of the D225G change in the influenza […]