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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Glenn Rall Guest: Ann Skalka Vincent and Glenn meet up with Ann and talk about her long and productive career in virology, from biochemistry to bacteriophage lambda to retroviruses. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 310 (43 MB .mp3, 59 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Skalka laboratory Asilomar Conference on recombinant DNA Unexpected […]

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TWiV 309: Ebola email

November 2, 2014

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiVocytes answer questions about Ebola virus, including mode of transmission, quarantine, incubation period, immunity, and much more. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 309 (86 MB .mp3, 119 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email This episode of TWiV is brought to you by the Department of Microbiology at Icahn School of […]

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Host: Vincent Racaniello Guest: Tom Solomon Tom talks with Vincent about viral central nervous system infections of global importance, Ebola virus, and running the fastest marathon dressed as a doctor. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 308 (60 MB .mp3, 83 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode World’s biggest brain Tom’s YouTube channel Tom’s Twitter account (@RunningMadProf) Running Mad Professor (Facebook) Sex, […]

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TWiV 307: Ebola aetiology

October 19, 2014

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler Guest: Tara C. Smith Tara Smith joins the TWiEBOVsters to discuss the Ebola virus outbreak in west Africa, spread of the disease to and within the US, transmission of the virus, and much more. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 307 (70 MB .mp3, 97 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email This episode of TWiV is brought […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler The Grand Masters of the TWiV discuss Ebola virus transmission, air travel from West Africa, Ebola virus infectivity on surfaces, the Dallas Ebola virus patient, and Ebola virus in dogs. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 306 (78 MB .mp3, 108 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email This episode of TWiV is brought to you by the Department […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler Vincent, Alan, and Kathy continue their coverage of the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa, with a discussion of case fatality ratio, reproductive index, a conspiracy theory, and spread of the virus to the United States. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 305 (67 MB .mp3, 93 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email This episode of TWiV is […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler Guest: Jeff Shaman The TWiV team consults an epidemiologist to forecast the future scope of the Ebola virus epidemic in West Africa. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 304 (71 MB .mp3, 98 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email This episode of TWiV is brought to you by the Department of Microbiology at Icahn School of Medicine at […]

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TWiV 303: Borna this way

September 21, 2014

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler The TWiV team discusses transmission of Ebola virus, and inhibition of Borna disease virus replication by viral DNA in the ground squirrel genome. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 303 (67 MB .mp3, 93 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email This episode of TWiV is brought to you by the Department of Microbiology at Icahn School […]

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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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