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TWiV 476: In ACOD1 we trust

1/14/2018
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Nels joins the TWiV team to talk about his work on genomic accordions in vaccinia virus, hepatitis B virus in a 439 year old mummy, and viral induction of energy synthesis by a long noncoding RNA. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler Guest: Nels Elde Click arrow to play Download TWiV 476 (63 MB .mp3, 105 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this...

Duration: 01:44:43


TWiV 475: Everything is viral

1/7/2018
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In the first episode for 2018, the TWiV team reviews the amazing virology stories of 2017. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode asv.orgasv2018.umd.eduTWiV 444TWiV TWiV 437TWiV 440TWiV 438TWiV 451TWiV 470TWiV 456TWiV 455TWiV 432TWiV 443TWiV 448TWiV 472TWiV 439TWiV 434TWiV 433TWiV 449TWiV 450TWiV 461473471468458454451432430429426survey of earned doctoratesLetters read Weekly Science...

Duration: 01:50:23


TWiV 474: Call me fish meal

12/31/2017
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The TWiVanguardians take on Bodo saltans virus, a leviathan which infects an abundant flagellated eukaryote in Earth's waters. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode asv.orgasv2018.umd.eduSupport Microbe.tvdiseaseBodo saltansKinetoplast DNALetters read Weekly Science Picks Kathy - Every second Dickson - Top 10 Science Images 2017 Alan - Shortwave Radiogram Vincent - Science March on...

Duration: 01:42:59


TWiV 473: Assessing a risk and infecting you twice

12/24/2017
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The Fellowship of the Virus discuss enhancement of dengue disease in humans: the contribution of antibody concentration and increased binding to Fc receptors. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode asv.orgasv2018.umd.eduSupport Microbe.tvNEIDL is approvedGOF moratoriumBlackburn steps downin humansCommentaryantibody binding to FcLetters read Weekly Science Picks Kathy - Today in...

Duration: 01:49:55


TWiV Special: Ray Ortega in the podcaster's studio

12/20/2017
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Vincent speaks with professional podcast producer Ray Ortega about his career and the power of the podcast. Host: Vincent Racaniello Guest: Ray Ortega Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode TwitterThe Podcasters' StudioProduce Picker PodcastYouTube channel Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees. Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv

Duration: 01:00:13


TWiV 472: The riddle of the skinks

12/17/2017
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The TWiV team reveal the origin of the poxvirus membrane, and how a retrovirus drove the development of the placenta of a lizard. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode asv.orgasv2018.umd.eduSupport Microbe.tvpoxvirus membrane Movie S1Movie S2Movie S3Movie S4Movie S5Lizard placentaLetters read Weekly Science Picks Kathy - Google doodles Discoverer of photosynthesis Robert...

Duration: 01:53:59


TWiV 471: Songs of innocence and experience

12/10/2017
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The TWiVerinos discuss restriction of dengue virus vaccine by Sanofi, and data which suggest that Dengvaxia causes enhanced disease in previously uninfected recipients. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode asv.orgasv2018.umd.eduengvaxiadengue vaccineSanofi restrictsenhances diseaseJeff AlmondTWiV 319TWiV 370TWIV 384Letters read Weekly Science Picks Kathy - NASA is reinventing...

Duration: 01:48:21


TWiV 470: Just a passing phage

12/3/2017
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The TWiV ninjas reveal that bacteriophage particles rapidly move across monolayers of eukaryotic cells from different tissues. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode across cell layersImage creditLetters read This episode is brought to you by Blue Apron. Blue Apron is the #1 fresh ingredient and recipe delivery service in the country. Get $30 off your first delivery and FREE...

Duration: 01:56:55


TWiV 469: Mycovirus stuffed potatoes

11/26/2017
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The TWiV hosts discuss a plant virus that infects a fungus, and whether you need to work insane hours to succeed in science. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode hosts a plant virusFranklinPotato famineProtein Data Bank80 hours per weekStop WorryingTruth WinsLetters read This episode is brought to you by the Department of Microbiology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount...

Duration: 01:47:59


TWiV 468: Zika by the slice

11/19/2017
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Amy joins the TWiV team to talk about her career and her work on Zika virus neurotropism using embryonic mouse organotypic brain slice cultures. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler Guest: Amy Rosenfeld Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode tax hikebankrupt grad studentsearly and late Zika virus Zika virus blocks the neuron roadLetters read This episode is brought to you by the Department of Microbiology at the...

Duration: 01:46:57


TWiV 467: Jon and Ted's Excellent Adventure

11/12/2017
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Jon and Teddy Yewdell join the TWiV team to talk about their careers, their research, and the problems with biomedical research. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove,and Rich Condit Guest: Jon Yewdell and Teddy Yewdell Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode laboratorylaboratoryTruth Winsepubmobiclass switch recombinationDRiPsVLRP responseTWiV 208 This episode is brought to you by the Department of Microbiology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Composed...

Duration: 01:39:53


TWiV 466: The Capsid Club

11/5/2017
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From Indiana University, Vincent and Kathy speak with Tuli Mukhopadhyay, John Patton, and Adam Zlotnick about their careers and their work on alphaviruses, hepatitis B virus, and rotaviruses. Host: Vincent Racaniello and Kathy Spindler Guests: Tuli Mukhopadhyay, John Patton, and Adam Zlotnick Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode MukhopadhyayPattonZlotnickTuli on TwitterPalmitoylationstructureRNA polymerase Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees. Send your virology...

Duration: 01:05:29


TWiV 465: Theodora the explorer

10/29/2017
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Theodora Hatziioannou joins the TWiV team to discuss a macaque model for AIDS, and how a cell protein that blocks HIV-1 infection interacts with double-stranded RNA. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler Guest: Theodora Hatziioannou Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode ASU-UofA Joint Virology SymposiumLaboratory of RetrovirologyHIV-1-induced AIDS in monkeysAPOBEC3H bound to duplex RNACenter for HIV RNA studies This...

Duration: 01:49:59


TWiV 464: Boston baked viruses

10/22/2017
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At Tufts University Dental School in Boston, Vincent speaks with Katya Heldwein and Sean Whelan about their careers and their work on herpesvirus structure and replication of vesicular stomatitis virus. Host: Vincent Racaniello Guests: Katya Heldwein and Sean Whelan Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Crystal structure of HSV gBCrystal structure of HSV fusion regulator gH-gLNuclear Exodus: Herpesviruses Lead the WayVSV Pseudotypes Bearing gB, gD, gH, and gLRecovery of...

Duration: 01:27:53


TWiV 463: We haven't meth but these names ring Nobel

10/15/2017
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The TWiViridae review the 2017 Nobel Prizes for cryoEM and circadian rhythms, and discuss modulation of plant virus replication by RNA methylation. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Truth WinsepubmobiMacArthur PrizemRNA SplicingJacques Dubochet Joachim FrankRichard HendersonJeffrey C. Hall Michael Rosbash Michael W. YoungChemistryPhysiology of MedicineTWiEVO 19RNA methylationLetters...

Duration: 01:44:07


TWiV Special: Tear it up with David Tuller

10/14/2017
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David Tuller returns to discuss his efforts to expose the methodological and ethical problems with the PACE trial for ME/CFS. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello Guest: David Tuller Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode TwitterThrough the Shadowlands Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees. Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv

Duration: 01:07:39


TWiV 462: Splicing RNA with Phillip A. Sharp

10/6/2017
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Vincent speaks with 1993 Nobel Laureate Phillip A. Sharp about his career and his seminal discovery of RNA splicing in mammalian cells, which changed our understanding of gene structure. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello Guest: Phillip A. Sharp Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Meet the MicrobiologistSharp LaboratorySpliced segments of adenovirus late mRNAVideo of this interview This episode is brought to you by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency. Part of the U.S. Department of...

Duration: 00:38:43


TWiV 461: Gotta trace them all!

9/30/2017
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The TWiVers discuss the declining readability of scientific texts, and review the use of self-inactivating rabies virus for tracing neural circuits. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler Guest: Brianne Barker Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Meet the MicrobiologistTWiV 1Decreasing readabilitytext readabilityself-inactivating rabies virusCre driver networkMonosynaptic tracingLetters read This episode is brought to you by the...

Duration: 02:07:09


TWiV 460: Penn, a great sandbox for science

9/24/2017
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Vincent travels to the University of Pennsylvania and speaks with virologists Gary Cohen, Scott Hensley, Carolina Lopez, and Susan Weiss about their careers and their research. Host: Vincent Racaniello Guests: Gary Cohen, Scott Hensley, Carolina Lopez, and Susan Weiss Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Cohen LaboratoryHensley LaboratoryLopez LaboratoryWeiss Laboratory This episode is brought to you by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency. Part of the U.S. Department of...

Duration: 01:32:51


TWiV 459: Polio turns over a new leaf

9/17/2017
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The TWiV team reviews the first FDA approved gene therapy, accidental exposure to poliovirus type 2 in a manufacturing plant, and production of a candidate poliovirus vaccine in plants. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Viral Manipulation of Nuclear ProcessesPublic Outreach FellowshipapprovedCARCostAccidental exposureGAPIIIcandidate in plantsTWiV 47TWiV 425Image creditLetters read...

Duration: 01:44:33

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