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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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Host: Vincent Racaniello Guests: Ben Fensterheim, Megan Freeman, Bobak Parang, and Meredith Rogers Vincent returns to Vanderbilt University and meets up with Ben, Megan, Bobak, and Meredith to learn about life in the Medical Scientist Training Program. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 333 (68 MB .mp3, 94 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode MTGR1 and intestinal secretory lineage allocation […]

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Host: Vincent Racaniello Guests: Seth Bordenstein, James Crowe, and Mark Denison Vincent visits Vanderbilt University and meets up with Seth, Jim, and Mark to talk about their work on a virus of Wolbachia, anti-viral antibodies, and coronaviruses. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 332 (70 MB .mp3, 97 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode SARS-CoV error correction (PLoS […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiV team discusses the possible association of the respiratory pathogen enterovirus D68 with neurological disease. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 331 (98 MB .mp3, 136 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email This episode is sponsored by SciMed Solutions and ASM Education. Links for this episode Clusters of AFP associated with enterovirus D68 […]

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TWiV 330: A swinging gate

March 29, 2015

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiVers explain how a protein platform assists the hepatitis C virus RNA polymerase to begin the task of making viral genomes. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 330 (80 MB .mp3, 111 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode NYAS Afterschool STEM Mentoring Program 9:25 Concerns about editing the human […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiV team reviews identification of immune biomarkers in CFS/ME patients, and how a cell nuclease controls the innate immune response to vaccinia virus infection. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 329 (79 MB .mp3, 110 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Immune signatures in ME/CFS (Science Adv) 11:15 Systemic exertion […]

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