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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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Host: Vincent Racaniello Guest: John Coffin Vincent speaks with John Coffin about his career studying retroviruses, including working with Howard Temin, endogenous retroviruses, XMRV, chronic fatigue syndrome and prostate cancer, HIV/AIDS, and his interest in growing cranberries. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 320 (81 MB .mp3, 112 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode John Coffin (Wikipedia) Specific […]

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TWiV 319: Breaking breakbone

January 11, 2015

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiVers review the outcomes of two recent phase 3 clinical trials of a quadrivalent dengue virus vaccine in Asia and Latin America. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 319 (74 MB .mp3, 102 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Efficacy of dengue vaccine (NEJM) Preventing dengue (NEJM) Dengue […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiV gang reviews ten fascinating, compelling, and riveting virology stories from 2014. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 318 (87 MB .mp3, 120 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Ten virology stories of 2014 Ebola virus outbreak (TWiV 314, 309, 308, 307, 306, 305, 304, 303, 302, 298, 297, 283) Directional uncoating of […]

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TWiV 317: Brazil goes viral

December 28, 2014

Host: Vincent Racaniello Guests: Eurico Arruda, Gustavo Acrani, Cintia Bittar, Tatiana Domitrovic, and Suellen Galvino-Costa On his second trip to Brazil, Vincent joins Eurico to speak with four young virologists, Gustavo, Cintia, Tatiana, and Suellen, about their work and their prospects for careers in science. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 317 (61 MB .mp3, 85 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Photos of […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler Vincent, Alan, Rich and Kathy discuss how interleukin 10 modulation of Th17 helper cells contributes to alphavirus pathogenesis. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 316 (66 MB .mp3, 91 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode IL10 modulation of Th17 cells during alphavirus pathogenesis (PNAS) Th17 cells involved in influenza mediated […]

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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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