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TWiV 280: Post viral

April 13, 2014

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiVmeisters answer listener email about the NEIDL, negative results, patenting MERS-coronavirus, human papillomavirus transmission, canine distemper virus, and much, much more. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 280 (71 MB .mp3, 99 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Poxvirus viability in historical relics (EID) TWiM […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler Vincent, Alan, and Kathy reveal how a retrovirus in the human genome keeps embryonic stem cells in a pluripotent state, from where they can differentiate into all cells of the body. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 279 (65 MB .mp3, 90 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Retrovirus needed […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler Vincent, Dickson, Alan, and Kathy discuss disruption of the ccr5 gene in lymphocytes of patients infected with HIV-1. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 278 (74 MB .mp3, 103 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Gene editing of ccr5 in AIDS patients (NEJM) HIV gets the zinc finger […]

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Hosts: Glenn Rall, Ann Skalka, and Vincent Racaniello Glenn and Ann meet up with Vincent to talk about his career in science and science communication. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 277 (57 MB .mp3, 78 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Video of this episode – view below or at YouTube Send your virology questions and comments (email or mp3 […]

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Host: Vincent Racaniello Guests: Susan Baker and Thomas Gallagher Vincent meets up with Susan Baker and Tom Gallagher at Loyola University to talk about their work on coronaviruses. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 276 (51 MB .mp3, 70 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Papain-like viral proteases (Virus Res) MERS-CoV papain-like protease (Virology) Mouse model for […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Rich Condit Guest: Eugene Koonin Vincent and Rich meet up with Eugene Koonin to talk about the central role of viruses in the evolution of all life. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 275 (94 MB .mp3, 130 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Virocentric view of evolution (Curr Op Virol) Proposed order Megavirales (Arch […]

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TWiV 274: Data dump

March 2, 2014

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiV team discusses recent cases of polio-like paralysis in California, and the virome of 14th century paleofeces. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 274 (87 MB .mp3, 120 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode MERS-CoV in dromedary camels (EID) Virologist Al Kapikian dies Polio-like illness […]

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Host: Vincent Racaniello Guests: W. Ian Lipkin and Thomas Briese Vincent meets up with Ian and Thomas to discuss their finding that MERS-coronavirus has been circulating in dromedary camels in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia since at least 1992. Click arrow to play Download TWiV Special MERS (28 MB .mp3, 38 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiVome dissect the finding that interferon lambda alleles predict the outcome of hepatitis C virus infection. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 273 (75 MB .mp3, 103 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Interferon lambda and HCV outcome (Cell Host Micr) Laser capture microdissection (Wikipedia) HCV […]

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TWiV 272: Give peas a chance

February 16, 2014

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiV team describes aphid control by using a viral capsid protein to deliver a spider toxin to plants, and a human endogenous retrovirus that enhances expression of a neuronal gene. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 272 (78 MB .mp3, 108 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for […]

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