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TWiV is a weekly netcast about viruses - the kind that make you sick. Professors Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Rich Condit, Kathy Spindler and science writer Alan Dove and guests deconstruct viruses, how they cause illness, and dissect the latest research.

TWiV is a weekly netcast about viruses - the kind that make you sick. Professors Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Rich Condit, Kathy Spindler and science writer Alan Dove and guests deconstruct viruses, how they cause illness, and dissect the latest research.
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TWiV is a weekly netcast about viruses - the kind that make you sick. Professors Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Rich Condit, Kathy Spindler and science writer Alan Dove and guests deconstruct viruses, how they cause illness, and dissect the latest research.

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TWiV 569: Smolt'in iron

10/13/2019
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The TWiV pro-vaxxers reveal viruses that infect endangered wild salmon, and how iron in host serum modulates dengue virus acquisition by mosquitoes. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Brianne Barker Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode endangered wild salmonHost serum ironLetters readJolene Weekly Science Picks Brianne - Retraction of new CCR5/lifespan study Alan - Nomad Press illustrated...

Duration:01:50:17

TWiV 568: Karolinska viral

10/6/2019
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In the second episode from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Vincent speaks with Jan Albert, Petter Brodin, and Anna Smed-Sörensen about their work on enterovirus D68, systems immunology, and human pulmonary viral infection and inflammation. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello Guests: Jan Albert, Petter Brodin, and Anna Smed-Sörensen Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Huddingeenterovirus D68Maternal anti-viral...

Duration:01:35:21

TWiV 567: Outbreaks and a breakout

9/29/2019
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The TWiV team covers outbreaks of eastern equine encephalitis virus in the US and poliovirus in the Philippines, and explain how a chemokine induced by HIV-1 infection helps release more virus particles from cells. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, Kathy Spindler, and Brianne Barker Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Mashable virology blogEEE in the USAHIV-1 releaseImage...

Duration:01:51:40

TWiV 566: Chicken gumbo and a corona

9/22/2019
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The TWiV team reveals the protein corona that surrounds virus particles and influences infectivity and amyloid aggregation, and a proofreading-impaired herpesvirus that produces quasispecies-like populations. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Rich Condit Guest: Kiki Warren Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode research restrictionsprotein coronaProofreading-impairedquasispeciesLetters readJolene Weekly Science...

Duration:01:50:43

TWiV 565: Karolinska virology

9/15/2019
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From the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Vincent speaks with Niklas Björkström, Ali Mirazimi, and Matti Sällberg about their work on the impact of chronic hepatitis C virus infection on NK cells, Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus vaccines, and immunotherapy to block entry of hepatitis B and D viruses. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello Guests: Niklas Björkström, Ali Mirazimi, and Matti Sällberg Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this...

Duration:01:25:47

TWiV 564: Virology Nobel Prizes with Erling Norrby

9/8/2019
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From the 16th Smögen Summer Symposium on Virology, Vincent speaks with Erling Norrby about how he has used archival material to provide insight into early Nobel Prizes for research on viruses. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello Guest: Erling Norrby Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Swedish Society for VirologyNobel Prizes and Life Sciences Nobel Prizes and Nature's Surprises Nobel Prizes and Notable Discoveries Nobel Prizes:...

Duration:01:14:10

TWiV Special: Call me David Tuller

9/3/2019
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David Tuller returns to talk about his efforts of the past year to expose the methodological and ethical problems with the PACE and Lightning trials for therapy of ME/CFS. Host: Vincent Racaniello Guest: David Tuller Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees. Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv

Duration:01:12:33

TWiV 563: BLT on mice

9/1/2019
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The TWiVologists consider whether to receive an influenza vaccine in August (in the northern hemisphere), and mice implanted with human lung fragments for studying microbial pathogens. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Kathy Spindler, and Brianne Barker Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode WaningPrecision mouse modelsLetters readJolene Weekly Science Picks Brianne - Why we need to increase diversity in the immunology...

Duration:01:30:47

TWiV 562: Take a breath

8/25/2019
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TWiV travels to Rutgers University to speak with Brad, Kay, Siobain, and Kim about their careers and their work on viruses of plants, fungi, bacteria, diatoms, and coccolithophores. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, and Brianne Barker Guests: Brad Hillman, Kay Bidle, Siobain Duffy, and Kim Thamatrakoln Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode plant-interacting fungiWso damn high?CRESSCoccolithovirus facilitation...

Duration:02:06:53

TWiV 561: Hot or not

8/18/2019
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The Autonomous CollecTWiVe reveal two effective treatments for Ebolavirus infection, how a virus in a fungus confers heat tolerance to a plant, and dampened inflammation as a mechanism for bat tolerance to viral infection. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Brianne Barker Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode NIHNatureplantinflammationBat toleranceImage creditLetters readJolene Weekly Science Picks Brianne - Deaf...

Duration:01:33:25

TWiV 560: CEIRS, influenza and company

8/11/2019
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From the meeting of the Centers of Excellence for Influenza Research and Surveillance, Vincent speaks with Alan, Florian and Jennifer about their careers, the purpose of CEIRS, universal influenza vaccines, and cellular responses to infection in pediatric populations. Host: Vincent Racaniello Guests: Alan Embry, Florian Krammer, and Jennifer Nayak Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode CEIRSpdfAntibody responseInfluenza virus CD4 T cellsJolene Intro music is by Ronald...

Duration:01:01:26

TWiV 559: Nectin connection what's your infection?

8/4/2019
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The complete TWiV team give a report on the Ebola virus outbreak in DRC, and reveal that cell surface nectin proteins cause the transfer of cytoplasmic cargo, including measles virus, between cells. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, Kathy Spindler, and Brianne Barker Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Fire Alarm at ASVsitrep dashboard outbreakCIDRAP vaccine could run outcytoplasmic...

Duration:01:47:47

TWiV 558: Joklik's legacy

7/28/2019
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From ASV 2019 at the University of Minnesota, TWiV explores the origins of the American Society for Virology with Sid Grossberg and Pat Spear. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, Kathy Spindler, and Brianne Barker Guests: Sid Grossberg and Pat Spear Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode American Society for Virology Bill Joklik, 92 ASV was foundedpage one page twojpgJolene Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees. Send...

Duration:01:01:09

TWiV 557: Congress in Rotterdam

7/21/2019
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From the European Congress of Virology in Rotterdam, Vincent and local co-host Ben Berkhout speak with Ron Fouchier, Rosina Girones, and Marie-Paule Kieny about their careers and their work on influenza virus, environmental virology, and developing an Ebola virus vaccine during an epidemic. Hosts: Vincent Racanielloand Ben Berkhout Guests: Ron Fouchier, Rosina Girones, and Marie-Paule Kieny Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this...

Duration:01:06:50

TWiV 556: Glycolyl's not for the birds

7/14/2019
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TWiV minus one reveals delayed neurological deficits in children without microcephaly born to Zika virus infected mothers, and N-glycolyl-neuraminic acid as a receptor for influenza A viruses. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Kathy Spindler, and Brianne Barker Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Deficits in childrenstill a threatinfluenza virus receptorLetters readJolene Weekly Science...

Duration:01:42:57

TWiV 555: Fidelity and the single cell

7/7/2019
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From ASM Microbe 2019, Vincent, Brianne and Calvin meet up with Craig Cameron to discuss his career and his work exploring RNA-dependent RNA synthesis and single cell virology. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Brianne Barker, and Calvin Yeager Guest: Craig Cameron Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Cameron laboratoryCurioscity podcastRibavirin is an RNA virus mutagenRNA virus error catastrophe: test using ribavirinJolene...

Duration:01:16:12

TWiV 554: Full fathom five thy viromes lie

6/30/2019
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A trio TWiVers reports on influenza in Australia, how a host protein impacts bird to human movement of influenza virus, and marine DNA viral diversity in the oceans from pole to pole. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Kathy Spindler, and Alan Dove Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Influenza Surveillance influenza H3N2ANP32BTWiV 377Species specific differencespole to poleLetters readJolene Weekly Science Picks Alan - Stephanie...

Duration:01:18:49

TWiV 553: Polio with David Oshinsky

6/23/2019
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Vincent speaks with David Oshinsky, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Polio: An American Story, about the history of poliovirus vaccines. Host: Vincent Racaniello Guest: David Oshinsky Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees. Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv

Duration:01:05:35

TWiV 552: Delta and the amazing technicolor dreamcoat

6/16/2019
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Team TWiV reveals DNA polymerases that do not require a primer, and packaging of hepatitis delta virus by the envelope glycoproteins of diverse viruses. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Brianne Barker Guest: Kiki Warren Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode primer-independentPrimer-independentNon-HBV helper virusesonetwothreeLetters readJolene Weekly Science Picks Alan - ...

Duration:01:56:00

TWiV 551: Golden hands

6/9/2019
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At Retroviruses 2019 in Cold Spring Harbor, Vincent speaks with virologist Bryan Cullen about his work and his career, together with former associates Ann Skalka, Paul Bieniasz, and Michael Malim. Host: Vincent Racaniello Guests: Bryan Cullen, Paul Bieniasz, Michael Malim, and Ann Skalka Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees. Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv

Duration:01:00:05