virology

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler Vincent, Alan, Rich and Kathy discuss the association of a virus with sea star melting disease, and the finding of a phycodnavirus in the oropharynx of humans with altered cognitive functions. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 315 (63 MB .mp3, 87 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode National Influenza […]

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Host: Vincent Racaniello Guests: Kartik Chandran, Ganjam Kalpana, and Margaret Kielian Vincent travels to Albert Einstein College of Medicine where he speaks with Kartik, Ganjam, and Margaret about their work on Ebolavirus entry, a tumor suppressor that binds the HIV-1 integrase, and the entry of togaviruses and flaviviruses into cells. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 314 (63 MB .mp3, 87 min) […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Rich Condit Vincent, Alan, and Rich discuss how norovirus, an enteric virus, can replace the functions of the gut microbiome. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 313 (71 MB .mp3, 98 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Ebola virus update (WHO) Norovirus can replace functions of gut microbiome (Nature) Post-vaccinal distemper encephalitis (N […]

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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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