swine flu

TWiV 59: Dog bites virus

November 22, 2009

Hosts:Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, Gustavo Palacios, and Mady Hornig A TWiV panel of five considers the finding of Streptococcus pneumoniae in fatal H1N1 cases in Argentina, hysteria in the Ukraine over pandemic influenza, and human vaccinia infection after contact with a raccoon rabies vaccine bait. Sponsor: Try GotoMyPC free for 30 days! For this special […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dick Despommier, Alan Dove, and Joshua Stillman Vincent, Dick, and Alan are joined by emergency medicine physician Dr. Joshua Stillman to talk about passive antibody therapy for Nipah infection in ferrets, annual influenza immunization of children, facemasks to prevent influenza, predicting dengue outbreaks by the weather, and the amazing viral communities in […]

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Host: Vincent Racaniello Vincent visited Scotch Plains – Fanwood High School and talked about viruses with high school biology students. Sponsor: Try GotoMyPC free for 30 days! For this special offer, visit www.gotomypc.com/podcast Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV #57 (68 MB .mp3, 94 minutes) Partial episode transcript at The Learning […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dick Despommier, Alan Dove, and Cliff Mintz Vincent, Dick, Alan, and Cliff answer questions from listeners on swine influenza origins, transmission, virulence, and vaccines, HIV and AIDS, and more. Sponsor: Try GotoMyPC free for 30 days! For this special offer, visit www.gotomypc.com/podcast Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dick Despommier, Alan Dove, Jason Rodriguez, and Rich Condit The largest TWiV panel ever assembled takes on XMRV and chronic fatigue syndrome, 2009 chemistry Nobel prizes for ribosome structure, finding new poxvirus vaccine candidates, a brouhaha over leaked Canadian data on influenza susceptibility, and transmission of H1N1 influenza to a pet ferret. Sponsor: […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Lynn Enquist Vincent speaks with Lynn Enquist about his career in virology, moving from academia to industry and back. Along the way he did pioneering research on bacteriophage, participated in the birth of recombinant DNA technology, and studied herpesviruses. Sponsor: Try GotoMyPC free for 30 days! For this special offer, visit […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dick Despommier, and Alan Dove Vincent, Dick, and Alan talk about Nobel prizes for telomere research, bacteriophages that protect aphids from wasps, salicylates and pandemic influenza mortality, and hand washing. Sponsor: Try GotoMyPC free for 30 days! For this special offer, visit www.gotomypc.com/podcast Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dick Despommier, and Alan Dove Vincent, Dick, and Alan (with a cameo appearance by Rich Condit) review the world’s largest Phase III study of a complex HIV vaccine candidate in Thailand, immunization of salmon against infectious salmon anemia virus, and an outbreak of blueberry shock virus in Michigan. Sponsor: Try GotoMyPC free for […]

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TWiV 50: XMRV

September 20, 2009

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Jason Rodriguez Vincent and Jason review influenza 2009 H1N1 vaccine trials and protection against the virus conferred by the 1976 swine flu vaccine, then move on to a virus called XMRV and its possible role in prostate cancer. Sponsor: Try GotoMyPC free for 30 days! For this special offer, visit www.gotomypc.com/podcast […]

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TWiV 48: Outbreaks near you

September 6, 2009

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dick Despommier, Alan Dove, and Rich Condit Vincent, Dick, Alan and Rich revisit a vaccinia virus lab accident and viral vaccines produced in plants, then talk about an iPhone app to track infectious diseases, flying foxes, and an inhaled measles vaccine. Sponsor:  Try GotoMyPC free for 30 days! For this special offer, […]

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