viral

TWiV 370: Ten out of 15

January 3, 2016

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler The TWiVomics review ten captivating virology stories from 2015. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 370 (79 MB .mp3, 109 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Ten virology stories from 2015 Recoding to make vaccines and study viral functions: TWiV 351: The dengue code and TWiV 362: Gotta catch ’em all and new paper 52:30 Defining the virome: TWiV 365: […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler A swarm of virologists discusses testing of a MERS coronavirus vaccine for camels, and how a neuronal stress pathway reactivates herpes simplex virus. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 369 (86 MB .mp3, 118 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode MERS coronavirus vaccine for camels (Science) 22:45 WHO MERS summary Neuronal stress pathway and herpes simplex virus […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler A plaque of virologists explores the biology of Zika virus and recent outbreaks, and the contribution of a filamentous bacteriophage to the development of biofilms. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 368 (86 MB .mp3, 119 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode More cowbell (Wikipedia) 7:50 Microcephaly in Brazil […]

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TWiV 367: Two sides to a Coyne

December 13, 2015

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler Guests: Carolyn Coyne and Coyne Drummond Two Coynes join the TWiV overlords to explain their three-dimensional culture model of polarized intestinal cells for studying enterovirus infection. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 367 (79 MB .mp3, 109 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Carolyn and placentas on TWiV 193 […]

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Host: Vincent Racaniello Guests: Carla Giles, Zoe Dyson, Brianna McLean, and Caitlin O’Brien In Melbourne, Australia, Vincent speaks with four PhD students about their research projects and what it’s like to get a doctorate down under. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 366 (44 MB .mp3, 61 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email This episode is sponsored by ASM Microbe and ASM […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler For a TWiV Thanksgiving, Vincent, Alan, and Kathy trace the feud over genome editing, a new virus discovered in human blood, and the origins of hepatitis A virus. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 365 (79 MB .mp3, 110 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Battle over genome editing (Wired) 10:05 First description of […]

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TWiV 364: It’s not SARS 2.0

November 22, 2015

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler Guests: Ralph Baric and Vineet Menachery Vincent, Rich, and Kathy speak with Ralph and Vineet about their research on the potential of SARS-like bat coronaviruses  to infect human cells and cause disease in mice. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 364 (95 MB .mp3, 131 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Zoonotic […]

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TWiV 363: Eat flu and dyad

November 15, 2015

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiVers reveal influenza virus replication in the ferret mammary gland and spread to a nursing infant, and selection of transmissible influenza viruses in the soft palate. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 363 (77 MB .mp3, 106 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Photos of my visit to OHSU (Facebook) 6:30 […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler With their usual verve, the virus virtuosos illuminate a new method to identify all the viral nucleic acids in a sample, and regulation of viral gene expression by codon usage. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 362 (82 MB .mp3, 113 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Rich Condit The TWiVsters discuss Frederick Novy’s return from retirement to recover a lost rat virus, and evidence for persistence of Ebolavirus in semen. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 361 (74 MB .mp3, 102 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Frederick Novy and the rat virus (Ann Int Med) 18:20 The […]

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