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Host: Vincent Racaniello Guest: Michele Banks Vincent meets up with Michele Banks in Washington, DC to discuss her career as a creator of science-themed art. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 352 (30 MB .mp3, 42 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Michele Banks on Twitter Artologica Michele’s blog The Finch and the Pea Joseph Cornell Not Exactly […]

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TWiV 351: The dengue code

August 23, 2015

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The Masters of the ScienTWIVic Universe discuss a novel poxvirus isolate from an immunosuppressed patient, H1N1 and the gain-of-function debate, and attenuation of dengue virus by recoding the genome. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 351 (77 MB .mp3, 104 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Paula Pitha-Rowe […]

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Host: Vincent Racaniello Guest: Katherine A. High Vincent speaks with Katherine High about her career and her work on using viral gene therapy to treat inherited disorders. This episode is drawn from one of twenty-six video interviews with leading scientists who have made significant contributions to the field of virology, part of the new edition of the textbook Principles […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Rich Condit Vincent, Alan and Rich explain how to make a functional ribosome with tethered subunits, and review the results of a phase III VSV-vectored Ebolavirus vaccine trial in Guinea. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 349 (80 MB .mp3, 111 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Social media specialist position at ASM […]

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TWiV 348: Chicken shift

August 2, 2015

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Rich Condit Vincent and Rich discuss fruit fly viruses, one year without polio in Nigeria, and a permissive Marek’s disease viral vaccine that allows transmission of virulent viruses. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 348 (77 MB .mp3, 106 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Virology tenure-track position at NCI (pdf) 9:30 ASM Agar Art Contest 11:00 Nigeria on brink of polio […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Rich Condit Vincent, Alan, and Rich discuss the virus behind rose rosette disease, and fatal human encephalitis caused by a variegated squirrel bornavirus. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 347 (105 MB .mp3, 87 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Virology tenure-track position at NIH (pdf) 7:00 Voinnet investigation is a Swiss Federal secret (twitter) […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler Guest: Joan Steitz This episode was recorded at the 34th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Virology, where Vincent, Rich, and Kathy spoke with Joan Steitz, a tireless promoter of women in science and one of the greatest scientists of our generation. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 346 (73 MB […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler The TWiVonauts review how the weather affects West Nile virus disease in the US, benefit of B cell depletion for ME/CFS patients, and an autoimmune reaction induced by influenza virus vaccine that leads to narcolepsy. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 345 (75 MB .mp3, 104 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links […]

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Host: Vincent Racaniello Guests: Ruth Jarrett, Glen Nemerow, and Esther Schnettler At the Glasgow Science Festival microTALKS, Vincent speaks with Ruth, Glen, and Esther about their research on viruses and Hodgkin lymphoma, adenovirus structure and entry into cells, and interactions between arthropod borne viruses and their hosts. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 344 (43 MB .mp3, 59 min) […]

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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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