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Host: Vincent Racaniello Guests: Adam Kucharski, Gillian Slack, and Emma Thomson Vincent returns to the University of Glasgow MRC-Center for Virus Research and speaks with Emma, Gillian, and Adam about their ebolavirus experiences: caring for an infected patient, working in an Ebola treatment center in Sierra Leone, and making epidemiological predictions about the outbreak in west […]

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TWiV 335: Ebola lite

May 3, 2015

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiVumvirate discusses a whole Ebolavirus vaccine that protects primates, the finding that Ebolavirus is not undergoing rapid evolution, and a proposal to increase the pool of life science researchers by cutting money and time from grants. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 335 (79 MB .mp3, 110 min) Subscribe […]

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TWiV 319: Breaking breakbone

January 11, 2015

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiVers review the outcomes of two recent phase 3 clinical trials of a quadrivalent dengue virus vaccine in Asia and Latin America. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 319 (74 MB .mp3, 102 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Efficacy of dengue vaccine (NEJM) Preventing dengue (NEJM) Dengue […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiV gang reviews ten fascinating, compelling, and riveting virology stories from 2014. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 318 (87 MB .mp3, 120 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Ten virology stories of 2014 Ebola virus outbreak (TWiV 314, 309, 308, 307, 306, 305, 304, 303, 302, 298, 297, 283) Directional uncoating of […]

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TWiV 302: The sky is falling

September 14, 2014

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiVers discuss the growing Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa, and an epidemic of respiratory disease in the US caused by enterovirus D68. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 302 (82 MB .mp3, 113 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Cancer patient saved by measles virus Ebola […]

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TWiV 298: MV-NIS de myelo

August 17, 2014

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiV gang answers follow-up questions about the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa, then discuss treatment of  disseminated multiple myeloma with oncolytic measles virus. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 298 (76 MB .mp3, 106 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Use of unregistered interventions for Ebola virus disease (WHO) […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiVites present an all-ebolavirus episode, tackling virology, epidemiology, and approaches to prevention and cure that are in the pipeline. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 297 (83 MB .mp3, 115 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Risks and benefits of gain-of-function experiments (mBio) Scientists for Science US Policy for […]

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Host: Vincent Racaniello Guests: Susan Baker and Thomas Gallagher Vincent meets up with Susan Baker and Tom Gallagher at Loyola University to talk about their work on coronaviruses. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 276 (51 MB .mp3, 70 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Papain-like viral proteases (Virus Res) MERS-CoV papain-like protease (Virology) Mouse model for […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler In their final episode of the year, the TWiV team reviews ten compelling virology stories from 2013. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 265 (75 MB .mp3, 103 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Antiviral RNAi (TWiV 255, 256, 263) MERS-CoV (TWiV 215, 223, 224, 233, 239, 247, 251, 258) Placental […]

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TWiV 260: Badgers go viral

November 24, 2013

Host: Vincent Racaniello Guests: Tom Friedrich, Tony Goldberg, and David O’Connor Vincent visits the University of Wisconsin, Madison and speaks with Tom, Tony, and David about their work on virus discovery at the AIDS Vaccine Research Laboratory. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 260 (69 MB .mp3, 95 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode A tick in […]

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