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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Rich Condit The sternutating TWiVers discuss preventing infection of cells and animals by a soluble CD4-CCR5 molecule that binds to HIV-1 virus particles. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 326 (67 MB .mp3, 93 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Dif-tor heh smusma (NY Times) Immunization preterm premature infants (Thanks, Johnye!) HIV and SHIV protection […]

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TWiV 325: Wildcats go viral

February 22, 2015

Host: Vincent Racaniello Guests: Rollie Clem and Lorena Passarelli Vincent visits the ‘Little Apple’ and speaks with Rollie and Lorena about their work on mosquito-born viruses and baculoviruses. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 325 (59 MB .mp3, 82 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Apoptosis inhibition in A. aegypti (Apop) Initiator caspase in armyworm (Insect Bioc Mol Biol) […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler Guest: Lee Feinman Lee joins the TWiV team to discuss the value of post-doctoral training, and how a cellular microRNA assists in the replication of hepatitis C virus. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 324 (84 MB .mp3, 116 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Spin by […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The family TWiVidae discuss changes in the human fecal virome associated with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 323 (76 MB .mp3, 105 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Enteric virome changes in inflammatory bowel disease (Cell) Gov. Christie stumbles on vaccination (NY Times) […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler The TWiVodes answer listener email about hantaviruses, antivirals, H1N1 vaccine and narcolepsy, credibility of peer review, Bourbon virus, influenza vaccine, careers in virology, and much more. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 322 (77 MB .mp3, 107 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Bourbon virus (NY Times) Thogotovirus (ViralZone) Drug […]

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TWiV 321: aTRIP and a pause

January 25, 2015

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler Guest: Paul Duprex Paul joins the TWiV team to discuss the current moratorium on viral research to alter transmission, range and resistance, infectivity and immunity, and pathogenesis. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 321 (73 MB .mp3, 100 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Wain-Hobson objects (one, two, three, four) Influenza H7N1 […]

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Host: Vincent Racaniello Guest: John Coffin Vincent speaks with John Coffin about his career studying retroviruses, including working with Howard Temin, endogenous retroviruses, XMRV, chronic fatigue syndrome and prostate cancer, HIV/AIDS, and his interest in growing cranberries. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 320 (81 MB .mp3, 112 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode John Coffin (Wikipedia) Specific […]

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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 317: Brazil goes viral

December 28, 2014

Host: Vincent Racaniello Guests: Eurico Arruda, Gustavo Acrani, Cintia Bittar, Tatiana Domitrovic, and Suellen Galvino-Costa On his second trip to Brazil, Vincent joins Eurico to speak with four young virologists, Gustavo, Cintia, Tatiana, and Suellen, about their work and their prospects for careers in science. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 317 (61 MB .mp3, 85 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Photos of […]

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