zoonosis

TWiV 258: Hedging our bats

November 10, 2013

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, Kathy Spindler, and Matt Frieman Matt joins the TWiV team to discuss the discovery of a SARS-like coronavirus in bats that can infect human cells, and what is going on with MERS-coronavirus. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 258 (62 MB .mp3, 86 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode SARS-like virus in […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Rich Condit Vincent, Dickson, Alan and Rich discuss an estimate of the number of different mammalian viruses on Earth. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 249 (66 MB .mp3, 91 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode: Estimate of unknown viral diversity in mammals (mBio) How many viruses on […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Matt Frieman Matt joins Vincent, Alan, and Rich to summarize what we know and what we do not know about the MERS coronavirus. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 239 (74 MB .mp3, 102 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Links for this episode: MERS-CoV update (WHO) MERS-CoV evolution (epidemic) […]

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Dickson Despommier, and Welkin Johnson Vincent, Alan, Dickson and Welkin review how a virus regulates the severity of mucocutaneous leishmaniasis, virophage control of antarctic algal host-virus dynamics, and human metapneumovirus infection in gorillas. Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV #128 (67 MB .mp3, 92 minutes). Subscribe […]

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