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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 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

TWiV 550: Covering up the shiny parts

6/2/2019
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TWiV explains the use of a neuronal cell line to study herpes simplex virus latency and reactivation, and a strategy for creating vaccines that induce antibodies against specific epitopes. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier,Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Brianne Barker Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode herpes simplex virus latencyProtect, modify, deprotectJolene Weekly Science Picks Alan - Quabbin...

Duration:01:45:05

TWiV 549: The church of protocadherin

5/26/2019
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Kartik and Rohit join the TWiV team to present their identification of protocadherin-1 as a cell receptor for New World hantaviruses. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler Guests: Kartik Chandran and Rohit Jangra Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode TWiV 314Michael RossmannNew World hantavirus entryImage creditJolene This episode is sponsored by the 2019 Chem/Bio Defense Science and...

Duration:01:43:03

TWiV 548: Mice, shrews, and caterpillars

5/19/2019
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Vincent travels to the European Congress of Virology in Rotterdam and with local co-host Marion Koopmans speak with Martin Beer, Stephan Gunther, and Vera Ross about their careers and their work on Lassa virus, Borna virus, and insect viruses. Hosts: Vincent Racanielloand Marion Koopmans Guests: Martin Beer, Stephan Gunther, and Vera Ros Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode ECV2019TWiV 413Borna disease virus...

Duration:01:11:33

TWiV 547: Upstate virology

5/12/2019
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Vincent travels to the University at Albany to speak with Cara, Rachel, and Alex about their careers and their work on stress granules, epitranscriptomics, and arboviruses. Host: Vincent Racaniello Guests: Cara Pager, Rachel Netzband, and Alex Ciota Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode TWiV 194stress granulesDDX68epitranscriptomeAdaptation of Rabensburg virus to vertebrate hostsEffects of Zika virus strain and Aedes...

Duration:01:35:35

TWiV 546: Delta blues and chitlins

5/5/2019
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The un-encapsidated TWiV Humans discuss finding hepatitis D virus-related sequences in birds and snakes, and fatal swine acute diarrhoea syndrome caused by a coronavirus of bat origin. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode European Virus ArchiveASV early bird registration approves Dengvaxiain birdsdeltavirus in...

Duration:02:02:24

TWiV 545: Biocrimes and misdemeanors

4/28/2019
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Jens Kuhn returns to TWiV to explain Select Agents, Priority Pathogens, Australia List Pathogens, Risk Group Agents, biosafety, biosecurity, and biosurety. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Brianne Barker Guest: Jens Kuhn Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Bioweapon Bioterrorism and BiocrimesSelect Agents BMBL ManualThreading the NEIDLJolene Weekly Science Picks Jens - Forvo pronunciation...

Duration:01:44:15

TWiV 544: Immunogaga

4/21/2019
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The TWiV team reveals the repertoire of anti-viral antibodies in newborn humans, and a complement protein that binds the adenovirus capsid and prevents release of the viral DNA. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, Kathy Spindler, and Brianne Barker Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode anti-viral antibodies Complement protein inside cellsImage creditLetters readJolene Weekly Science Picks Brianne - Doctors use HIV in...

Duration:01:47:29

TWiV 543: Stoned and senile

4/14/2019
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The TWiV team discusses Medusavirus, isolated from a hot spring in Japan, and induction of neurodegeneration by recurrent herpes simplex virus 1 infection of mice. 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 Medusavirus herpes simplex virus-1Image creditLetters readJolene Weekly Science Picks Brianne - How to Take a...

Duration:01:48:09

TWiV 542: Inside Microbiotix

4/7/2019
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Vincent travels to Microbiotix, Inc, a biopharmaceutical company in Worcester, MA to speak with four members of the company about their discovery and development of small molecule drugs that target serious infectious diseases. Host: Vincent Racaniello Guests: Terry Bowlin, Zach Aron, Grace Lui, and Islam Hussein Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Microbiotix, Inc.MBX-400pipelinepublicationsJolene Listener Pick Islam- ...

Duration:01:04:59

TWiV 541: Cloaking devices

3/31/2019
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The TWiVers present mitoviruses, which infect mitochondria, and how quasi-enveloped hepatitis A virus gets naked again. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode plant mitovirusesquasi-enveloped HAVImage creditLetters readJolene Weekly Science Picks Alan- Where and when to see cherry blossoms Dickson- Nebraska floods Kathy- Peeps fungal infection...

Duration:01:28:45

TWiV 540: Wascally wiruses

3/24/2019
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The TWiVstars reveal the diversity of herpes simplex virus type 2 in a neonatal population, and parallel adaptation of rabbits in three countries to myxoma virus. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Rich Condit, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Diversity of HSV2Adaptation of rabbitsPrincipal component analysis Image creditLetters readJolene Weekly Science Picks Alan- The...

Duration:01:48:46

TWiV 539: Multitudes contain me

3/17/2019
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The TWiV hosts present two potentially seminal papers, on long-distance chemoattraction of a host by a chlorovirus, and replication of a nanovirus across multiple cells in a plant. 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 Paul Has Measles Germanlure hostsMulticellular replication Image creditLetters readJolene Weekly Science...

Duration:01:41:45

TWiV 538: An Iowa caucus of viruses

3/9/2019
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TWiV travels to the University of Iowa to speak with Wendy Maury and Stanley Perlman about their research on Ebolavirus entry and coronavirus pathogenesis. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler Guests: Wendy Mauryand Stanley Perlman Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode TIM-1 is receptorLassa virusneuronal deathviral demyelinationJolene Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees. Send your virology questions...

Duration:01:01:33

TWiV 537: Boundary issues

3/3/2019
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The Scholars of the Podcast reveal ribosomal proteins encoded in viral genomes, and a protein cell receptor for bat influenza viruses. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Rich Condit, Kathy Spindler, and Brianne Barker Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode European Congress of Virology 2019Clinical Virology Symposiumjudges needed endorses measles vaccineencode ribosomal proteinsreceptorTWiV 173Letters readJolene...

Duration:01:43:49