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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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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiVocateurs discuss how the RNA polymerase of enteroviruses binds a component of the splicing machinery and inhibits mRNA processing. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 328 (67 MB .mp3, 92 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Viral polymerase binds Prp8 to inhibit mRNA splicing (PLoS Path) Prp8 protein of the […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The eTWiVicators review evidence that the HIV-1 group O epidemic began with a single cross-species transmission of virus from western lowland gorillas. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 327 (74 MB .mp3, 103 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Traces of ATCV-1 associated with laboratory contamination (PNAS) […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Rich Condit The sternutating TWiVers discuss preventing infection of cells and animals by a soluble CD4-CCR5 molecule that binds to HIV-1 virus particles. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 326 (67 MB .mp3, 93 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Dif-tor heh smusma (NY Times) Immunization preterm premature infants (Thanks, Johnye!) HIV and SHIV protection […]

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TWiV 325: Wildcats go viral

February 22, 2015

Host: Vincent Racaniello Guests: Rollie Clem and Lorena Passarelli Vincent visits the ‘Little Apple’ and speaks with Rollie and Lorena about their work on mosquito-born viruses and baculoviruses. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 325 (59 MB .mp3, 82 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Apoptosis inhibition in A. aegypti (Apop) Initiator caspase in armyworm (Insect Bioc Mol Biol) […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler Guest: Lee Feinman Lee joins the TWiV team to discuss the value of post-doctoral training, and how a cellular microRNA assists in the replication of hepatitis C virus. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 324 (84 MB .mp3, 116 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Spin by […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The family TWiVidae discuss changes in the human fecal virome associated with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 323 (76 MB .mp3, 105 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Enteric virome changes in inflammatory bowel disease (Cell) Gov. Christie stumbles on vaccination (NY Times) […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler The TWiVodes answer listener email about hantaviruses, antivirals, H1N1 vaccine and narcolepsy, credibility of peer review, Bourbon virus, influenza vaccine, careers in virology, and much more. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 322 (77 MB .mp3, 107 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Bourbon virus (NY Times) Thogotovirus (ViralZone) Drug […]

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TWiV 321: aTRIP and a pause

January 25, 2015

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler Guest: Paul Duprex Paul joins the TWiV team to discuss the current moratorium on viral research to alter transmission, range and resistance, infectivity and immunity, and pathogenesis. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 321 (73 MB .mp3, 100 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Wain-Hobson objects (one, two, three, four) Influenza H7N1 […]

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