west nile virus

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler Vincent, Dickson, Alan, and Kathy answer listener email about deformed wing virus, West Nile virus, FluMist, influenza in Canada, viruses and the tree of life, and more. Click arrow to play | Download TWiV 209 (81 MB .mp3, 113 min) Subscribe to TWiV (free) in iTunes, by RSS […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Dickson Despommier, and Rich Condit Vincent, Alan, Dickson and Rich answer listener questions about XMRV, yellow fever vaccine, virus-like particles, West Nile virus, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and human endogenous retroviruses, multiplicity of infection, and how to make a poxvirus. Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV #129 […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, and Rich Condit Vincent, Dickson, and Rich discuss multipotent progenitor bone marrow cells as a reservoir of HIV-1, integration of HHV-6 into telomeres, and dispersal of West Nile virus across the US by mosquitoes. This episode is sponsored by Data Robotics Inc. Use the promotion code VINCENT to receive $50 off […]

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TWiV 72: Bucket of bolts

March 7, 2010

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Rich Condit This week the TWiV team explains CRISPR/Cas, the immune system of bacteria and archaea, how novel viruses are discovered by deep sequencing of small RNAs, and the relationship between dry weather and outbreaks of West Nile virus infection. This episode is sponsored by Data Robotics […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, and Alan Dove Vincent, Dickson, and Alan discuss STEP HIV-1 vaccine failure caused by the adenovirus vector, presence of West Nile virus in kidneys for years after initial infection, adaptation of the influenza viral RNA polymerase for replication in human cells, and the significance of the D225G change in the influenza […]

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TWiV 25: Viral evolution

March 22, 2009

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Luis Villarreal Vincent, Alan, and Luis talk about rabies in Viet Nam and Angola, needle-stick infections with ebolavirus and West Nile virus, and viral evolution. Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV #25 (46 MB .mp3, 67 minutes) Links for this episode: Furious rabies after […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV #6 (19.8 MB .mp3) Links for this episode: Dickson was at Pop!Tech last week. Neal Stephenson’s Cryptonomicon. US Geological Survey Disease Maps. CDC page on Hendra and Nipah viruses. The flying fox (Google image search). Vincent’s virology course. […]

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TWiV 3: Dengue

October 2, 2008

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV #3 (19.6 MB .mp3 file) Links for this episode: Article on the mortgage crisis and West Nile virus in Emerging Infectious Diseases. Environment-oriented review of Dengue. Dengue page at the World Health Organization. Episode transcript (download pdf) Subscribe […]

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TWiV 1: West Nile Virus

September 24, 2008

We recorded episode 1 of TWiV on 12 September 2008, and again on 19 September. Sorry for the delay in posting, we had post-production problems. Download the netcast below. We’ll post the iTunes link as soon as it is accepted by Apple. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier. Click the arrow above to play, or […]

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