virology

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiVerinoes discuss the potential for prion spread by plants, global circulation patterns of influenza virus, and the roles of Argonautes and a viral protein in RNA silencing in plants. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 343 (85 MB .mp3, 118 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Prions […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiVniks discuss the structure of a virus that reproduces in an extreme environment, long-term consequences of Ebolavirus infection, and VirScan, a method to identify the different virus infections you have had in your lifetime. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 342 (74 MB .mp3, 102 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links […]

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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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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiV teams reviews a MERS-coronavirus serosurvey and an outbreak in South Korea, and constraints on measles virus antigenic variation. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 340 (84 MB .mp3, 117 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Richard Elliott on TWiV 177 3:25 MERS-CoV outbreak, South Korea (ProMedMail) 16:50 MERS-CoV […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler Tre TWiV amici present three snippets and a side of sashimi: how herpesvirus inhibits host cell gene expression by disrupting transcription termination. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 339 (72 MB .mp3, 100 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Searching for Steamer in the oceans Lassa fever death in NJ (CDC and […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Kathy Spindler Guest: Laura Newcomb Vincent and Kathy visit Laura Newcomb at California State University San Bernardino, where they talk about Laura’s viral tattoos, and a protein that protects the mosquito brain from lethal flavivirus infection. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 338 (43 MB .mp3, 60 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Neuron-specific mosquito […]

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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 […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiVsters explore mutations in the interferon pathway associated with severe influenza in a child, outbreaks of avian influenza in North American poultry farms, Ebolavirus infection of the eye weeks after recovery, and Ebolavirus stability on surfaces and in fluids. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 336 (72 MB .mp3, […]

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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 334: In vino virus

April 26, 2015

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiVles talk about endogenous viruses in plants, sex and Ebolavirus transmission, an outbreak of canine influenza in the US, Dr. Oz, and doubling the NIH budget. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 334 (70 MB .mp3, 96 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email This episode is sponsored by SciMed Solutions and ASM […]

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