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TWiV 274: Data dump

March 2, 2014

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiV team discusses recent cases of polio-like paralysis in California, and the virome of 14th century paleofeces. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 274 (87 MB .mp3, 120 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode MERS-CoV in dromedary camels (EID) Virologist Al Kapikian dies Polio-like illness […]

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Host: Vincent Racaniello Guests: W. Ian Lipkin and Thomas Briese Vincent meets up with Ian and Thomas to discuss their finding that MERS-coronavirus has been circulating in dromedary camels in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia since at least 1992. Click arrow to play Download TWiV Special MERS (28 MB .mp3, 38 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiVome dissect the finding that interferon lambda alleles predict the outcome of hepatitis C virus infection. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 273 (75 MB .mp3, 103 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Interferon lambda and HCV outcome (Cell Host Micr) Laser capture microdissection (Wikipedia) HCV […]

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TWiV 272: Give peas a chance

February 16, 2014

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiV team describes aphid control by using a viral capsid protein to deliver a spider toxin to plants, and a human endogenous retrovirus that enhances expression of a neuronal gene. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 272 (78 MB .mp3, 108 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Ashlee Bennett The TWiV crew discusses two reports on viruses that might have crossed kingdoms, from plants to honeybees and from plants to vertebrates. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 271 (69 MB .mp3, 96 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Tobacco ringspot virus in honeybees (mBio) Plant virus […]

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TWiV 270: Homeland virology

February 2, 2014

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Rich Condit Guests: Dennis Hruby and Yoshihiro Kawaoka Vincent and Rich discuss avian influenza virus and an antiviral drug against smallpox with Dennis and Yoshi at the ASM Biodefense and Emerging Diseases Research Meeting in Washington, DC. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 270 (61 MB .mp3, 84 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode ASM Biodefense […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The complete TWiV team reviews evidence for sensing of herpesviral DNA in the nucleus by the cell protein IFI16. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 269 (74 MB .mp3, 102 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode IFI16 is a nuclear pathogen sensor (Cell Host Micr) Nuclear IFI16 […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Kathy Spindler, and Ashlee Bennett Vincent, Alan, Kathy, and Ashlee discuss fomites in physicians offices, plant virus factories involved in aphid transmission, and clues from the bat genome about flight and immunity. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 268 (77 MB .mp3, 106 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode How viruses cause […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler Vincent, Alan, Rich and Kathy review a protease essential for influenza pathogenesis in mice, and directionality of rhinovirus RNA exit from the capsid. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 267 (69 MB .mp3, 95 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode Protease essential for influenza pathogenesis in mice (PLoS […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler Vincent, Alan, and Kathy discuss finding viruses in outer space, varying results obtained from personal genetic testing, and depletion of CD4 cells during HIV infection by pyroptosis. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 266 (70 MB .mp3, 97 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode We should hunt for viruses in space […]

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