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TWiV 312: She sells B cells

November 23, 2014

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiVbolans discuss the finding that human noroviruses, major causes of gastroenteritis, can for the first time be propagated in B cell cultures, with the help of enteric bacteria. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 312 (67 MB .mp3, 93 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email This episode of TWiV is brought to you by the […]

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TWiV 309: Ebola email

November 2, 2014

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiVocytes answer questions about Ebola virus, including mode of transmission, quarantine, incubation period, immunity, and much more. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 309 (86 MB .mp3, 119 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email This episode of TWiV is brought to you by the Department of Microbiology at Icahn School of […]

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TWiV 307: Ebola aetiology

October 19, 2014

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler Guest: Tara C. Smith Tara Smith joins the TWiEBOVsters to discuss the Ebola virus outbreak in west Africa, spread of the disease to and within the US, transmission of the virus, and much more. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 307 (70 MB .mp3, 97 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email This episode of TWiV is brought […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler The Grand Masters of the TWiV discuss Ebola virus transmission, air travel from West Africa, Ebola virus infectivity on surfaces, the Dallas Ebola virus patient, and Ebola virus in dogs. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 306 (78 MB .mp3, 108 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email This episode of TWiV is brought to you by the Department […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler Vincent, Alan, and Kathy continue their coverage of the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa, with a discussion of case fatality ratio, reproductive index, a conspiracy theory, and spread of the virus to the United States. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 305 (67 MB .mp3, 93 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email This episode of TWiV is […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler Guest: Jeff Shaman The TWiV team consults an epidemiologist to forecast the future scope of the Ebola virus epidemic in West Africa. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 304 (71 MB .mp3, 98 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email This episode of TWiV is brought to you by the Department of Microbiology at Icahn School of Medicine at […]

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TWiV 303: Borna this way

September 21, 2014

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler The TWiV team discusses transmission of Ebola virus, and inhibition of Borna disease virus replication by viral DNA in the ground squirrel genome. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 303 (67 MB .mp3, 93 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email This episode of TWiV is brought to you by the Department of Microbiology at Icahn School […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Kathy Spindler, and Ashlee Bennett Vincent, Alan, Kathy, and Ashlee discuss fomites in physicians offices, plant virus factories involved in aphid transmission, and clues from the bat genome about flight and immunity. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 268 (77 MB .mp3, 106 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode How viruses cause […]

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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 […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler Vincent, Alan, Rich, and Kathy discuss recent outbreaks of hantavirus pulmonary syndrome in Yosemite National Park and novel swine-origin influenza in the US midwest, and isolation of the Heartland virus from two patients in Missouri with severe febrile illness. Click the arrow above to play, or right-click […]

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