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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 506: A Cafeteria full of jelly rolls

8/12/2018
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The TWiVniks explain how the three-dimensional structure of the giant Cafeteria roenbergensis virus suggests a new mode of assembly, and the apparent elimination of dengue fever in an Australian city by release of mosquitoes harboring Wolbachia. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Brianne Barker Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Viruses & Cells Gordon Conferencestrains distinctImmunizationsCafeteria roenbergensis viruslaboratoryCroV moviesScaled...

Duration:01:37:27

TWiV 505: Rosebola

8/5/2018
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The TWiV hosts review persistence of Ebola virus after the end of the Liberian outbreak, and the potential role of two herpesviruses in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, Kathy Spindler and Brianne Barker Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Viruses & Cells Gordon Conferencescience advisorhorses racingPersistenceEbolavirus outbreakherpesvirusesbeta-amyloidLetters read Weekly Science Picks Alan -...

Duration:02:02:09

TWiV 504: Flying foxes and barking pigs

7/29/2018
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The TWiVerinos discuss Nipah virus and the recent outbreak in India, and the first cast of polio in Papua New Guinea in 18 years. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Brianne Barker Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Viruses & Cells Gordon ConferenceTWiV 501: OutbreakNipah virusoutbreakDo we need to worry of batsno longer polio-freeendgameLetters read Weekly Science Picks Alan - Glaciers of the Rockies aerial photos Rich - SpaceX...

Duration:01:50:29

TWiV 503: The greening of TWiV

7/22/2018
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Vincent, Rich and Kathy travel to ASV 2018 at the University of Maryland to speak with Svetlana Folimonova and Anne Simon about their work on viruses that infect plants. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler Guests: Svetlana Folimonova and Anne Simon Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode SimonFolimonovasuperinfection exclusion3'-CITEsVideo Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees. Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv

Duration:01:01:31

TWiV 502: Texas road phage

7/13/2018
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The TWiV team travels to Texas A&M University, home of the Center for Phage Technology, where they speak with Ry Young and Jason Gill about their work on viruses that infect bacteria. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler Guests: Jason Gill and Ry Young Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Center for Phage Technologyphage therapybiolipid extractionantibioticAcinetobacter phage depolymerasephage QβVideo Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees. Send...

Duration:01:31:51

TWiV 501: Outbreak

7/8/2018
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Vincent visits the Smithsonian Institution and speaks with Sabrina Sholts, Jon Epstein, and Ed Niles about the exhibit Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World. Host: Vincent Racaniello Guests: Sabrina Sholts, Jon Epstein, and Ed Niles Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Sabrina SholtsJonathan EpsteinOutbreakASM partnersmuseum object Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees. Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv

Duration:01:29:35

TWiV 500: Keep virology weird

6/30/2018
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The entire TWiV team visits The University of Texas in Austin to record episode #500 with guests Jinny Suh, Jason McClellan, and Jon Huibregtse. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler Guests: Jinny Suh, Jason McClellan, and Jon Huibregtse Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode science podcastsImmunize TexasMcClellan LabHuibregtse LabCenter for Infectious DiseaseVideo of this episode Weekly Science Picks Alan - The Airplane...

Duration:02:00:09

TWiV 499: Good virologists go to Halifax

6/24/2018
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Vincent and Alan travel to the Canadian Society for Virology meeting in Halifax, Nova Scotia to speak with Nathalie and Craig about their vision for the society, and with Kate and Ryan about their careers and their research. Hosts: Vincent Racanielloand Alan Dove Guests: Nathalie Grandvaux, Craig McCormick, Kate O'Brien, and Ryan Noyce Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode World TourCSV 2018To wheezeSynthetic Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees. Send your virology questions...

Duration:00:58:13

TWiV 498: Salivating at ASM Microbe

6/17/2018
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Vincent, Kathy and Rich travel to ASM Microbe 2018 in Atlanta where they speak with Stacy Horner and Ken Stapleford about their careers and their research. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler Guests: Stacy Hornerand Ken Stapleford Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode World Tourgo viralN6-methyladenosineevolution Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees. Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv

Duration:01:08:27

TWiV 497: Europic 2018

6/10/2018
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At Europic 2018, a meeting on picornaviruses in the Netherlands, Vincent speaks with Sasha Gorbalenya, Jim Hogle, Ann Palmenberg and Frank van Kuppeveld about their careers and their research. Hosts: Vincent Racanielloand Rich Condit Guests: Sasha Gorbalenya, Jim Hogle, Ann Palmenberg, and Frank van Kuppeveld Become a patron of TWiV! Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees. Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv

Duration:00:59:43

TWiV 496: Vaccines work, whether or not you believe in them

6/3/2018
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Vincent and Rich recorded this episode at Vaccines in the 21st Century, a meeting held at the University of California, Irvine, where they spoke with Stacy Schultz-Cherry, Douglas Diekema, and Andrew Noymer about vaccine facts and fiction. Hosts: Vincent Racanielloand Rich Condit Guests: Stacey Schultz-Cherry, Douglas Diekema, and Andrew Noymer Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode ASM Microbe 2018Viruses & Cells Gordon ConferenceIcahn School of MedicineInternational dsRNA...

Duration:01:15:51

TWiV 495: Influenza virus keeps its ion channel 20

5/27/2018
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The TWiVerati follow up on the Ebola virus outbreak, virulence of Ebola-Makona, and reveal how a parasitoid is revealed to hyperparasitoids, and binding of influenza virus to a calcium ion channel to mediate influenza virus entry. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode ASM Microbe 2018Viruses & Cells Gordon ConferenceIcahn School of MedicineInternational dsRNA Virus SymposiumEbola virus contactsvaccineNipah...

Duration:01:51:05

TWiV 494: Ebola Makona is the opposite of hakuna matata

5/20/2018
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Vincent, Kathy, and Alan review the ongoing outbreak of Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and the finding that mutations identified in the 2015 West African epidemic do not alter pathogenesis in animals. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode ASM Microbe 2018Viruses & Cells Gordon ConferenceIcahn School of MedicineInternational dsRNA Virus SymposiumEbola virus outbreakurban area of DRCnot PHEICEbola...

Duration:01:12:33

TWiV 493: Condit is on drugs and norovirus is lit

5/13/2018
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The TWiVerati discuss the FDA Advisory Committee deliberation on the anti-poxvirus drug tecovirimat, and immune cells in gut-associated lymphoid tissue as the major target during acute murine norovirus infection. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode ASM Microbe 2018Viruses & Cells Gordon ConferenceIcahn School of Medicinetecovirimat SIGA Briefing Information (pdf) Errata to the SIGA...

Duration:01:39:49

TWiV 492: CRISPR diagnostics

5/6/2018
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The Masters of the TWiXome review the development of sensitive, portable, and field-based viral diagnostics using the CRISPR-Cas system. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode ASM Microbe 2018Viruses & Cells Gordon ConferenceIcahn School of Medicinefrom noriSHERLOCKHUDSONDETECTRLetters read Weekly Science Picks Alan - Decline of local newspapers leaves epidemiologists blind Kathy- ...

Duration:01:49:27

TWiV 491: The Ileum and the Odyssey

4/29/2018
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The TWiVome deconstructs the evolutionary history of RNA viruses, and immune promortion of murine norovirus pathogenesis by replication in intestinal tuft cells. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode ASM Microbe 2018Viruses & Cells Gordon ConferenceIcahn School of MedicineEvolutionary historyThe amphioxus songtuft cellsLetters read Weekly Science Picks Alan - Oligodendroglioma in...

Duration:01:37:05

TWiV 490: Shave ice and giant viruses

4/22/2018
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From the TWiV team, human cowpox infection possibly acquired from a pet cat, and a new giant mimivirus of green algae with genes encoding enzymes of fermentation. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode ASM Microbe 2018ASV Job Site revampedViruses & Cells Gordon ConferenceIcahn School of Medicine obitcowpox infectionfermentation genesLetters read Weekly Science Picks Kathy- Landscapes that look...

Duration:01:36:49

TWiV 489: CD4 Hunter

4/15/2018
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Vincent visits Sandra Urdaneta-Hartmann at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia to talk about the development of the mobile video game 'CD4 Hunter'. Host: Vincent Racaniello Guest: Sandra Urdaneta-Hartmann Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode iOSAndroidTwitterTwitterin breast milkNipple shield Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees. Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv

Duration:01:06:09

TWiV 488: Who nose if it will work in humans

4/8/2018
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The TWiV team reveals that recent mumps virus outbreaks in the US are due to waning vaccine efficacy, and an intranasally delivered small interfering RNA that controls West Nile infection in the brain. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode ASM Microbe 2018Microbiology Student Symposium at UC BerkeleyViruses & Cells Gordon Conferencemumps vaccinesiRNA controlImage creditLetters read Weekly Science...

Duration:01:42:11

TWiV 487: Milwaukee viral

4/1/2018
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At the Medical College of Wisconsin, Vincent talks with current and former members of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology about their work and their careers. Host: Vincent Racaniello Guests: Dominique Carter, Sid Grossberg, John Kirby, Scott Terhune, and Vera Terakanova Become a patron of TWiV! Intro music by Ronald Jenkees Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv

Duration:01:03:05