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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 311: Bulldogs go viral

November 16, 2014

Host: Vincent Racaniello Guests: Zhen Fu and Biao He Vincent visits the University of Georgia where he speaks with Zhen Fu and Biao He about their work on rabies virus and paramyxoviruses. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 311 (55 MB .mp3, 76 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Blood-brain permeability and rabies survival (Antiviral Res) Rabies […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Glenn Rall Guest: Ann Skalka Vincent and Glenn meet up with Ann and talk about her long and productive career in virology, from biochemistry to bacteriophage lambda to retroviruses. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 310 (43 MB .mp3, 59 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Skalka laboratory Asilomar Conference on recombinant DNA Unexpected […]

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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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Host: Vincent Racaniello Guest: Tom Solomon Tom talks with Vincent about viral central nervous system infections of global importance, Ebola virus, and running the fastest marathon dressed as a doctor. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 308 (60 MB .mp3, 83 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode World’s biggest brain Tom’s YouTube channel Tom’s Twitter account (@RunningMadProf) Running Mad Professor (Facebook) Sex, […]

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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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