Host: Vincent Racaniello Guest: Blossom Damania Vincent speaks with Blossom about her laboratory’s research on Kaposi’s sarcoma-associated herpesvirus, including how it transforms cells, the switch between lytic and latent replication, and its interaction with the innate immune system of the host. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 359 (66 MB .mp3, 68 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Damania Laboratory Modulation of […]


TWiV 337: Steamer

May 17, 2015

Host: Vincent Racaniello Guests: Michael Metzger and Steve Goff Vincent meets up with Michael and Steve to discuss their finding of a transmissible tumor in soft shell clams associated with a retrovirus-like element in the clam genome. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 337 (50 MB .mp3, 69 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Hemocytic leukemia in soft […]


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler Vincent, Alan, and Kathy discuss how coagulation factor X binding to adenovirus activates the innate immune system, and a novel polyomavirus associated with brain tumors in raccoons. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 214 (56 MB .mp3, 78 min) Subscribe to TWiV (free): iTunes, RSS feed, email Links for this episode: […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, and Alan Dove Vincent, Rich, and Alan discuss a method for identifying viruses of individual environmental bacteria, and the using a picornavirus for oncotherapy. Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV 142 (69 MB .mp3, 95 minutes). Subscribe to TWiV (free) in iTunes , at the Zune […]


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Grant McFadden Vincent, Dickson, Alan, Rich, and Grant discuss a tanapoxvirus protein that inhibits tumor necrosis factor, purging tumors with myxoma virus, and destruction of the last known stocks of smallpox virus. Click the arrow above to play, or rightight click to download TWiV #124 (74 MB .mp3, 103 […]