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TWiV 302: The sky is falling

September 14, 2014

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiVers discuss the growing Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa, and an epidemic of respiratory disease in the US caused by enterovirus D68. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 302 (82 MB .mp3, 113 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Cancer patient saved by measles virus Ebola […]

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Host: Vincent Racaniello Guests: Carla Saleh and Curtis Suttle At the International Congress of Virology in Montreal, Vincent speaks with Carla and Curtis about their work on RNA interference and antiviral defense in fruit flies, and viruses in the sea, the greatest biodiversity on Earth. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 301 (60 MB .mp3, 84 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links […]

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TWiV 300: So happy together

August 31, 2014

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler Recording together for the first time, the TWiV team celebrates their 300th podcast at the American Society for Microbiology headquarters in Washington, DC, where Vincent  speaks with Dickson, Alan, Rich, and Kathy about their careers in science. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 300 (67 MB .mp3, 93 min) […]

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Host: Vincent Racaniello Guests: Marshall Bloom, Sonja Best, and Byron Caughey Vincent visits the Rocky Mountain Laboratories in Hamilton, Montana and speaks with Marshall, Sonja, and Byron about their work on tick-born flaviviruses, innate immunity, and prion diseases. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 299 (63 MB .mp3, 87 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Rocky Mountain Laboratories, NIH […]

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TWiV 298: MV-NIS de myelo

August 17, 2014

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiV gang answers follow-up questions about the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa, then discuss treatment of  disseminated multiple myeloma with oncolytic measles virus. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 298 (76 MB .mp3, 106 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Use of unregistered interventions for Ebola virus disease (WHO) […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiVites present an all-ebolavirus episode, tackling virology, epidemiology, and approaches to prevention and cure that are in the pipeline. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 297 (83 MB .mp3, 115 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Risks and benefits of gain-of-function experiments (mBio) Scientists for Science US Policy for […]

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Host: Vincent Racaniello Guest: Linfa Wang Vincent visits the Australian Animal Health Laboratory in Geelong, Australia and speaks with Linfa about his work on bats and bat viruses. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 296 (45 MB .mp3, 62 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Hendra virus vaccine (Emer Inf Dis) Comparison of bat genomes (Science) Endogenous retroviruses in bats (Retrovirol) […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Rich Condit The TWiVome discusses an miRNA based strategy to mitigate risk of gain of function studies, and identification of a second receptor required for Lassa virus entry. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 295 (78 MB .mp3, 108 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode miRNA strategy to minimize risk (Nat BioT) NIH Office of […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Rich Condit The TWiV team reviews the discovery of old vials of smallpox virus at NIH, anthrax and influenza mishaps at CDC, the baby who was not cured of HIV, Cambridge Working Group, and sacking of NSABB members. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 294 (72 MB .mp3, 99 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for […]

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Host: Vincent Racaniello Guests: Melissa Churchill, Alex Khromykh, Gilda Tachedjian, and Paul Young Vincent visits Melbourne, Australia and speaks with Melissa, Alex, Gilda, and Paul about their work on HIV infection of the central nervous system, West Nile virus, microbicides for HIV, and the Koala retrovirus. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 293 (67 MB .mp3, 93 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email […]

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