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This Week in Virology Podcast

This Week in Virology Podcast

The netcast about viruses - the kind that make you sick

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This Week in Virology (TWiV) is a podcast - or netcast, as some prefer to call them, since you donít need an iPod to listen - about viruses. It is hosted by Vincent Racaniello and Dick Despommier, two science Professors at Columbia University Medical Center. Their goal is to have an informal yet informative conversation about viruses which would be accessible to everyone, no matter what their science background. We wanted to eventually bring other virologists into the conversation, to make it more varied and interesting. Alan Dove, a science writer, joined us late in the year and weíve had a few guests. Our goal for 2009 is to bring even more guests to TWiV.


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TWiV Special: DA Henderson, smallpox eradicator

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Tue, Aug 23, 2016


Donald ‚ÄúD.A.‚ÄĚ Henderson, a physician, educator, and epidemiologist who led the World Health Organization‚Äôs campaign to eradicate smallpox, died at 87 years of age on Aug. 19, 2016. Vincent¬†was fortunate to have the opportunity to speak with DA Henderson in 2014 about his career, the smallpox eradication effort, and what it means for the eradication of polio.¬†

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This episode is brought to you by CuriosityStream, a subscription streaming service that offers over 1,400 documentaries and non­fiction series from the world's best filmmakers. Get unlimited access starting at just $2.99 a month, and for our audience, the first two months are completel free if you sign up at curiositystream.com/microbe and use the promo code MICROBE.

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TWiV 403: It's not easy being vaccine

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Aug 21, 2016


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Rich Condit

The TWiV team takes on an experimental plant-based poliovirus vaccine, contradictory findings on the efficacy of Flumist, waning protection conferred by Zostavax, a new adjuvanted subunit zoster vaccine.

 

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Weekly Science Picks

Alan - To Scale: The Solar System
Rich -  Route 66 Goes Solar
Vincent - Race for a Zika Vaccine by Siddhartha Mukherjee

Listener Picks

Bohdan - Penn and Teller on Vaccinations
Bill - Connections, Episode 1

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TWiV 402: The plight of the bumblebee

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Aug 14, 2016


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Rich Condit

Polio returns to Nigeria, Zika virus spreads in Miami, and virus infection of plants attracts bumblebees for pollination, from the virus gentlepeople at TWiV.

 

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Weekly Science Picks

Alan - Solar storm that launched US space weather science
Rich -  Data storage on DNA
Dickson - Perseid meteor show live
Vincent - In the Company of Microbes by Elio Schaechter

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Neva - I Contain Multitudes by Ed Yong
Amanda - American Gut

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TWiV 401: Vector victorious

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Aug 07, 2016


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler

Zika virus spreads in the USA, a Zika virus DNA vaccine goes into phase I trials, and how mosquito bites enhance virus replication and disease, from the friendly TWiFolk Vincent, Dickson, Alan, and Kathy.

 

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Weekly Science Picks

Alan - The Doubleclicks
Kathy - WHO ZIKV app and ZIKV Giant Microbe
Dickson - Photographer Rosamond Purcell
Vincent - Spillover: Zika, Ebola, and Beyond

Listener Picks

Ricardo - Portugal Four Days on Renewable Energy
Fatma - DeNovo: Predicting virus-host protein interactions
Stephen - How mosquitoes use six needles to suck your blood

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TWiV 400: Harold '400' Varmus, a scientist for all seasons

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Jul 31, 2016


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

Guest: Harold Varmus

The TWiV team is together in New York City for a conversation with Nobel Laureate Harold Varmus about his remarkable career in science.

 

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This episode was made possible by PLoS Pathogens - the leading Open Access journal to publish breakthroughs in understanding pathogens and their interactions with host organisms and each other. PLOS Pathogens fosters the open exchange of ideas across fields, publishing original research on viruses, bacteria, fungi, parasites, and prions. For more information, check out www.plospathogens.org

Weekly Science Picks

Alan - A year on Earth
Rich - TWiV #1: West Nile Virus
Dickson - Chasing storms, chasing beauty
Kathy - Bioartography and FASEB image and video competition
Vincent - The Art and Politics of Science by Harold Varmus (free download)

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Trudy - Scientific Studies on Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

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TWiV 399: Zika la femme

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Jul 24, 2016


IMG_3202.jpgHosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Rich Condit

The latest Zika virus news from the ConTWiVstadors, including a case of female to male transmission, risk of infection at the 2016 summer Olympics, a DNA vaccine, antibody-dependent enhancement by dengue antibodies, and sites of replication in the placenta.

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Weekly Science Picks

Alan - CDC postmortem on Ebolavirus outbreak
Rich - Refutations to anti-vaccine memes (Twitter, Facebook)
Dickson - History of urbanization
Vincent - How to cut subject from background in Photoshop

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Marion - Skeptics Guide to the Universe podcast
Jennie - Leatherback turtles in Costa Rica

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TWiV 398: Permission to be intuitive

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Jul 17, 2016


Host: Vincent Racaniello

Guest: Sandy Weller

Vincent speaks with Sandy Weller about her career and her work on the mechanisms of synthesis, maturation and cleavage and packaging of viral DNA genomes.

 

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TWiV 397: Trial by Error

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Jul 10, 2016


Host: Vincent Racaniello

Guest: David Tuller

Vincent speaks with David Tuller about flaws in the U.K's $8 million PACE trial for chronic fatigue syndrome, and efforts to have the trial data released.

 

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TWiV 396: Influenza viruses with Peter Palese

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Jul 03, 2016


Host: Vincent Racaniello

Guest: Peter Palese

Vincent speaks with Peter Palese about his illustrious career in virology, from early work on neuraminidases to universal influenza virus vaccines.

 

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TWiV 395: The cancer thief

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Jun 26, 2016


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

Guest: Stephen J. Russell

From ASV 2016 at Virginia Tech, Vincent, Rich and Kathy speak with Stephen Russell about his career and his work on oncolytic virotherapy - using viruses to treat cancers.

 

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Weekly Science Picks

Kathy - Can you explain your science in 30 seconds? and How Far Can We Go?
Rich - Small asteroid Earth's companion
Vincent - The Gene by Siddhartha Mukherjee

Listener Picks

Dylan - Microsculpture by Levon Biss (website)

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TWiV 394: Cards in a hand

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Jun 19, 2016


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Alan Dove

Guest: Erica Ollmann Saphire

Vincent and Alan speak with Erica about her career and her work on understanding the functions of proteins of Ebolaviruses, Marburg virus, and other hemorrhagic fever viruses, at ASM Microbe 2016 in Boston, MA.

 

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Weekly Science Picks

Alan - Slime Lapse
Vincent - Virus Watch

Listener Picks

Patricia - NECSS, People Behind the Science, The Life Scientific
Peter - Iron Lung on eBay

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TWiV 393: Lovers and livers

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Jun 12, 2016


The first raceHosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

The TWiVerati revisit possible sexual transmission of Zika virus, and reveal how a cell protein that allows hepatitis C virus replication in cell culture enhances vitamin E mediated protection against lipid peroxidation.

 

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Weekly Science Picks

Alan - All About That Space
Rich - The Expanse by James S.A. Corey (SyFy)
Kathy - Five Pivotal Paragraphs in a Paper
Vincent - Agar Art Contest Winners

Listener Picks

Ted - Marshall Niremberg charts

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TWiV 392: Zika virus!

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Jun 05, 2016


Host: Vincent Racaniello

Guests: Michael Diamond, Michaela Gack, Laura Kramer, and Charles Rice

Four virologists discuss our current understanding of Zika virus biology, pathogenesis, transmission, and prevention, in this special live episode recorded at the American Society for Microbiology in Washington, DC.

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TWiV 391: Whiter reefs, fresh breath

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, May 29, 2016


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Rich Condit

Guests: David Pride and Forest Rohwer

If you have always wanted to know what coral reefs and the human oral cavity have in common, listen as guests David Pride and Forest Rohwer talk about their work on the microbiomes and viromes of these two environments, and you'll also understand why mucus is cool.

 

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Weekly Science Picks

Alan - Vax Pack Hero
Rich - Helicopter autorotation
Vincent - Live in Our Phage World by Forest Rohwer, Merry Youle, Heather Maughan, Nao Hisakawa

Listener Picks

Matt - Experiment.com

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TWiV 390: Building a better mosquito trap

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, May 22, 2016


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

Guests: Ethan Jackson and Jonathan Carlson

Project Premonition, a Microsoft Research project that uses drones to capture mosquitoes and analyze them for pathogens, preprint servers, and three mouse models for Zika virus induced birth defects are the topics of this episode hosted by the TWiumvirate and theirs guests Ethan and Jonathan.

 

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Weekly Science Picks

Dickson - Germany nearly reached 100% renewable power
Alan
 - Vertical City documentary and Lumino City game
Rich -¬†Errol Morris: ‚ÄėDemon in the Freezer‚Äô
Kathy¬†- Entropic Time YouTube by A Capella Science (watch ‚Äúthe making of‚ÄĚ)
Vincent - Agar Art contest finalists

Listener Picks

Jennie - SciFi reading (scroll down)

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TWiV 389: Alphabet hepatitis with Stan Lemon

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, May 15, 2016


Host: Vincent Racaniello

Guest: Stan Lemon

Vincent speaks with Stan Lemon about his career in virology, from early work on Epstein Barr virus, through making essential discoveries about hepatitis A virus, hepatitis C virus, and rhinoviruses.

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TWiV 388: What could possibly go wrong?

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, May 08, 2016


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler

Preprint servers, the structure of an antibody bound to Zika virus, blocking Zika virus replication in mosquitoes with Wolbachia, and killing carp in Australia with a herpesvirus are topics of this episode hosted by Vincent, Dickson, Alan, and Kathy.

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Weekly Science Picks

Dickson - EarthEnv
Alan
 - Research funding by lottery
Kathy - Eugenia Cheng Math and Baking
Vincent - Zika Diaries

Listener Picks

Stephen - Virus trading cards
William - Virus trading cards
Norma+Maurice - Virus trading cards
Tom - Virus trading cards

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TWiV 387: Quaxxed

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, May 01, 2016


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler

Guest: Nina Martin

Nina Martin joins the TWiV team to talk about the movie Vaxxed, her bout with dengue fever, and the latest research on Zika virus.

 

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Weekly Science Picks

Nina - Vaccines and Your Child by Paul Offit and Charlotte Moser
Dickson - The animals of Chernobyl
Alan
 - Five rules of lab safety
Kathy - 20 best science images of the year?
Vincent - Massive undersea crab swarm

Listener Picks

JP - Global map of wind
Todd - Doc Martin

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TWiV 386: The dolphins did it

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Apr 24, 2016


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

Guests: Ted Diehl and Welkin Johnson

Ted and Welkin inform the TWiV team how the evolution of ancient retroviruses can be inferred by studying their sequences in the genomes of modern mammals, and join in a discussion of virus dispersal during different methods for drying hands.

 

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This episode is sponsored by ASM Agar Art Contest, ASM Grant Writing Course, and ASV 2016

Weekly Science Picks 1:30:20

Welkin - Lab Girl by Hope Jahren (essay)
Ted - Accidental brilliance in science
Rich - Perpetual motion?
Kathy - R0 graphic and explanation
Vincent - NWS ditches all caps forecasts

Listener Picks

Basel - Gimli Glider and Mars Climate Orbiter
Ken - Vaccination comic book

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TWiV 385: Failure

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Apr 17, 2016


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier

Guest: Stuart Firestein

Stuart joins Vincent and Dickson to talk about his sequel to Ignorance, a book called Failure, which seeks to make science more appealing by revealing its faults.

 

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TWiV 384: Agent 003, a view to a fish kill

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Apr 10, 2016


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove and Rich Condit

Guests: Nischay Mishra and Ian Lipkin

Nischay and Ian join the TWiVions to discuss mass die-offs of tilapia by a novel orthomyxo-like virus, Ian's editorial on the movie Vaxxed, and new vaccines to prevent dengue virus infections, including a human challenge model. 

 

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This episode is sponsored by ASM Agar Art Contest, ASM Grant Writing Course, and ASV 2016

Weekly Science Picks

Rich - Dune by Frank Herbert
Alan - Adult vaccination video contest
Dickson - Ski town greenhouse
Vincent - Preprint servers: Force awakens or revenge of undead?

Listener Picks

Ken - Golden Mole Awards for Accidental Brilliance (list, video)
Jim - Linear algebra course

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TWiV 383: A zillion Zika papers and a Brazilian

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Apr 03, 2016


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove and Kathy Spindler

Guest: Esper Kallas

Esper and the Merry TWiXters analyze the latest data on Zika virus and microcephaly in Brazil, and discuss publications on a mouse model for disease, infection of a fetus, mosquito vector competence, and the cryo-EM structure of the virus particle.

 

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Weekly Science Picks

Esper - The Chaos by Gérard Nolst Trenité and HIV pathogenesis course
Alan - Science Kombat
Dickson - Four steps to wiping out a mosquito
Vincent - Public lacks information on Zika virus
Kathy - Zika virus cryo-EM structure video

Listener Picks

Justin - Culture-independent discovery of Archaeal virus
Melinda - Zika virus open research portal and Your body battles series

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TWiV 382: Everyone's a little bit viral

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Mar 27, 2016


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove and Kathy Spindler

Guests: Nels Elde and Edward Chuong

Nels and Ed join the TWiV team to talk about their observation that regulation of the human interferon response depends on regulatory sequences that were co-opted millions of years ago from endogenous retroviruses.

 

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Weekly Science Picks

Nels - Don't Get Me Started - Matt Giorgianni
Alan - Sun's magnetic field (paper)
Dickson - Most realistic dinosaur terrifies
Vincent - Top secret!
Kathy - Zika virus risk for US 50 cities (paper)
Ed - Watching comb jellies poop

Listener Picks

Asal - Lost paper of Gregor Mendel
Dennis - PhysicsGirl
Jacob - Second (XKCD) and ACI blogger interview

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TWiV 381: Add viruses and Zimmer

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Mar 20, 2016


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

Guest: Carl Zimmer

Carl Zimmer joins the TWiV team to talk about his career in science writing, the real meaning of copy-paste, science publishing, the value of Twitter, preprint servers, his thoughts on science outreach, and much more.

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This episode is sponsored by ASV 2016 and ASM Agar Art Contest

Weekly Science Picks

Carl - Surprising benefit of viral DNA
Alan - Global ship traffic
Dickson - Music with 2000 marbles
Vincent - The whiteboard revolution
Kathy - How to interpret UK and American advisors
Rich - Carina Storrs, science writer

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TWiV 380: Viruses visible in le microscope photonique

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Mar 13, 2016


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

The TWiVeroos deliver the weekly Zika Report, then talk about a cryoEM structure of a plant virus that reveals how the RNA genome is packaged in the capsid, and MIMIVIRE, a CRISPR-like defense system in giant eukaryotic viruses.

 

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This episode is sponsored by ASM Agar Art Contest and Microbe Magazine Podcast

Weekly Science Picks

Alan - Progression of Evolution
Dickson - Toddler dies of meningitis
Vincent - Gardasil ideology, not science
Kathy - The Noun Project
Rich - Physics Girl

Listener Pick

Mark - MyRadar app (iOS, Android)

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TWiV 379: A mouse divided

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Mar 06, 2016


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

Guest: Scott Tibbetts

Scott Tibbetts joins the TWiVists to describe his work on the role of a herpesviral nocoding RNA in establishment of peripheral latency, and then we visit two last minute additions to the Zika virus literature.

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This episode is sponsored by 32nd Clinical Virology Symposium and Microbe Magazine Podcast 4:15, 1:05:25

Weekly Science Picks 1:42:45

Alan - Okeanos Explorer
Dickson - Rome Reborn
Vincent - Twitter Missing Manual
Scott - Best Science Images of 2015
Kathy - Space Travel Posters
Rich - GoISSWatch

Listener Pick

Peter - Antibiotics and the Problem of the Broken Market

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TWiV 378: Herpes plays DUBstep

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Feb 28, 2016


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler

Guests: Greg Smith and Mark Fuccio

Greg Smith joins the TWiVirate to reveal how his lab discovered a switch that controls herpesvirus neuroinvasion, and then we visit the week's news about Zika virus.

 

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This episode is sponsored by 32nd Clinical Virology Symposium and Microbe Magazine Podcast

Weekly Science Picks

Alan - Science byline counting project
Dickson - Bill Nye on climate change
Vincent - Zdziarski's blog of things (Apple's motion to vacate)
Greg - Atlas, the next generation
Kathy - Sources of Chaco wood
Mark - How Dogs Love Us by Gregory Berns

Listener Pick

Bohdan - The real reason for brains

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TWiV 377: Chicken with a side of Zika

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Feb 21, 2016


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

The TWiVniks review the past week's findings on Zika virus and microcephaly, and reveal a chicken protein that provides insight on the restriction of transmission of avian influenza viruses to humans.

 

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This episode is sponsored by 32nd Clinical Virology Symposium and Microbe Magazine Podcast

Weekly Science Picks

Alan - CDC vaccine quiz
Dickson - A telescope so powerful
Vincent - Virology Lectures 2016 (virology blog, iTunes U)
Rich - Ion propulsion (Wiki)
Kathy - Spurious Correlations

Listener Pick

Johnye - Magellan telescope and van Egmond photograpy at Kids Should See This

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TWiV 376: The flavi of the month is Zika

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Feb 14, 2016


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

Guest: Jeremy Luban

The TWiV team discusses the latest data on Zika virus, including ocular defects in infants with microcephaly, and isolation of the entire viral genome from fetal brain tissue.

 

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This episode is sponsored by 32nd Clinical Virology Symposium and ASM Microbe 2016

Weekly Science Picks

Alan - PhD Comics on gravitational waves
Dickson - 25 years of Hubble
Vincent - Amazon AWS TOS and Confirming Einstein
Rich - Mosquito mass production
Kathy - TileApp
Jeremy - IL17A and autism and The Perfect Theory by Pedro Ferreira

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TWiV 375: Zika and you will find

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Feb 07, 2016


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

Guests: Carolyn Coyne, Helen Lazear, and Jeremy Luban

The TWiVziks present everything you want to know about Zika virus, including association of infection with microcephaly and Guillain-Barré syndrome, transmission, epidemiology, and much more.

 

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This episode is sponsored by 32nd Clinical Virology Symposium and ASM Grant Writing Webinar

Weekly Science Picks 1:50:45

Alan - Jetstream Online School for Weather
Vincent - New virus watercolors from Michele Banks (one, two)
Rich - The Mad Virologist (Facebook, blog)
Kathy - Orcas in Antarctica
Jeremy - Pardis Sabeti on TED
Helen - Science Valentines
Carolyn - Three letter word missing from Zika warnings

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TWiV 374: Discordance in B

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Jan 31, 2016


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

The TWiVniks consider the role of a cell enzyme that removes a protein linked to the 5'-end of the picornavirus genome, and the connection between malaria, Epstein-Barr virus, and endemic Burkitt's lymphoma.

 

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This episode is sponsored by 32nd Clinical Virology Symposium and ASM Grant Writing Webinar

Weekly Science Picks

Alan - Indoor skydiving
Vincent - Cancer Virus by Crawford, Johannessen, and Rickinson
Rich - Wit
Kathy - The Only Woman in the Room by Eileen Pollack
D
ickson - Show everyone your clinical data

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TWiV 373: The distinguished virology career of Julius S. Youngner

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Jan 24, 2016


Host: Vincent Racaniello

Guest: Julius S. Youngner

Vincent speaks with Julius about his long career in virology, including his crucial work as part of the team at the University of Pittsburgh that developed the Salk inactivated poliovirus vaccine.

 

Links for this episode

  • Trypsin¬†for cell cultures (Proc Soc Exp Biol Med)
  • Interferon induction¬†by¬†nonviral stimuli¬†(J Gen Physiol)
  • Interferons¬†of different molecular weight (Proc Soc Exp Biol Med)
  • Poliovirus¬†thermal mutants¬†(J Bacteriol)
  • Combination¬†of different cells in culture (Science)
  • Equine¬†influenza vaccine (Eq Vet J)
  • Younger role in¬†Salk vaccine¬†(interview, amednews)
  • Cutter Incident¬†(JRSM)
  • Video of this episode - coming as soon as I can get home!

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TWiV 372: Latent viral tendencies

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Jan 17, 2016


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

The TWiV-osphere introduces influenza D virus, virus-like particles encoded in the wasp genome which protect its eggs from caterpillar immunity, and a cytomegalovirus protein counters a host restriction protein that prevents establishment of latency.

 

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This episode is sponsored by ASM Grant Writing Webinar and ASM Biodefense

Weekly Science Picks

Alan - Go viral
Vincent - 3D virus popsicles (3ders, dangerous popsicles)
Rich - Galileo thermometer
Kathy - Thing Explainer by Randall Munroe

Listener Picks

Christiane - Using PowerPoint to shine

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TWiV 371: Sympathy for the devil

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Jan 10, 2016


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

The TWiVologists discuss the finding of a second transmissible cancer in Tasmanian devils, and development of new poliovirus strains for the production of inactivated vaccine in the post-eradication era.

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This episode is sponsored by ASM Grant Writing Webinar and ASM Biodefense

Weekly Science Picks

Alan - Skyfaring by Mark Vanhoenacker
Vincent - Your Cells. Their Research. Your permission?
Rich - NASA UV photos of the sun
Kathy - Aurora bike lights
Dickson - Unfilled vials

Listener Picks

Kevin - John Oliver on nutritional supplements
Jim - Tour of Australian synchrotron

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TWiV 370: Ten out of 15

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Jan 03, 2016


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler

The TWiVomics review ten captivating virology stories from 2015.

Ten virology stories from 2015

This episode is sponsored by ASM Microbe and ASM Biodefense

Weekly Science Picks

Alan - Scientifics online
Vincent - Giant squid in Tokyo Harbor
Kathy - A Year of Sky

Listener Picks

Daniel - Paper Life
Stephen - How to deal with science denialists
Venkat - Kabisa

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TWiV 369: Camel runny noses and other JNK

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Dec 27, 2015


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler

A swarm of virologists discusses testing of a MERS coronavirus vaccine for camels, and how a neuronal stress pathway reactivates herpes simplex virus.

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This episode is sponsored by Clinical Virology Symposium

Weekly Science Picks

Alan - SpaceX Falcon 9 landing
Vincent - Scientists: Engage the public! and Lego contest winners
Kathy - Google Ngram viewer

Listener Picks

Dennis - Americapox: The missing plague
Mark - WeatherSpark and Quasispecies theory

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TWiV 368: Infected, you will be

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Dec 20, 2015


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

A plaque of virologists explores the biology of Zika virus and recent outbreaks, and the contribution of a filamentous bacteriophage to the development of biofilms.

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This episode is sponsored by Clinical Virology Symposium and ASM Microbe

Weekly Science Picks

Alan - Twelve days of norovirus
Vincent - This Week in Evolution
Rich - In the Kingdom of Ice by Hampton Sides
Kathy - Kajanjian lecture on Frederick Novy and Milestones ceremony at UM

Listener Picks

Peter - What if anti-vax, anti-science movement won?
Stephen - Scandalous origin of vaccines
Pritesh - Absurd way of doing business

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TWiV 367: Two sides to a Coyne

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Dec 13, 2015


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

Guests: Carolyn Coyne and Coyne Drummond

Two Coynes join the TWiV overlords to explain their three-dimensional culture model of polarized intestinal cells for studying enterovirus infection.

 

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This episode is sponsored by ASM Microbe

Weekly Science Picks

Kathy - Tardigrade genome sequence (video)
Alan - Antibiotic action nonprofit group
Vincent - Ex Machina and genome editing moratorium
Rich - Launch photography by Ben Cooper
Kathy - HIV life cycle in video (paper)
Dickson - 2015 Nobel Lectures Physiology or Medicine
Carolyn - Metapneumovirus entry

Listener Picks

Tom - Global host-pathogen database
Trudy - Madame Curie by Eve Curie

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TWiV 366: Doctorates down under

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Dec 06, 2015


Host: Vincent Racaniello

Guests: Carla Giles, Zoe Dyson, Brianna McLean, and Caitlin O'Brien

In Melbourne, Australia, Vincent speaks with four PhD students about their research projects and what it's like to get a doctorate down under.

Video of this episode: view at YouTube

 

This episode is sponsored by ASM Microbe and ASM Biodefense.

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TWiV 365: Blood, feuds, and a foodborne disease

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Nov 29, 2015


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler

For a TWiV Thanksgiving, Vincent, Alan, and Kathy trace the feud over genome editing, a new virus discovered in human blood, and the origins of hepatitis A virus.

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This episode is sponsored by ASM Microbe, ASM Biodefense, and the 32nd Clinical Virology Symposium. (1:10, 1:18:30)

Weekly Science Picks 1:36:30

Kathy - Tardigrade genome sequence (video)
Alan - XKCD on Gates polio eradication site
Vincent - Lifting the Impenetrable Veil by Charles Calisher

Listener Picks

Judi - Jennifer Doudna's Ted Talk
Ramon - Map of the Sky

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TWiV 364: It's not SARS 2.0

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Nov 22, 2015


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

Guests: Ralph Baric and Vineet Menachery

Vincent, Rich, and Kathy speak with Ralph and Vineet about their research on the potential of SARS-like bat coronaviruses  to infect human cells and cause disease in mice.

 

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This episode is sponsored by Mt. Sinai Department of Microbiology (2:10), ASM Education (33:25), and the 32nd Clinical Virology Symposium (1:51:30)

Timestamps by Jennifer. Thanks!

Weekly Science Picks 1:53:00

Kathy - California Dept of Public Health
Rich - Leafy greens on space station
Vincent - Mechanical keyboards and TWiV on Perfect your podcast

Listener Picks

Jesse - Networking for Nerds by Alaina G. Levine
Russell - Worldmapper

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TWiV 363: Eat flu and dyad

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Nov 15, 2015


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

The TWiVers reveal influenza virus replication in the ferret mammary gland and spread to a nursing infant, and selection of transmissible influenza viruses in the soft palate.

 

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This episode is sponsored by Mt. Sinai Department of Microbiology, ASM Education, and ASM Biodefense and Emerging Diseases Conference

Timestamps by Jennifer. Thanks!

Weekly Science Picks 1:29:00

Kathy - Insect gears
Alan - Bye, Bye, Ebola
Rich - Hedy Lamarr
Vincent - Should we resurrect extinct species?

Listener Picks

Jennie - Bye, Bye, Ebola
Peter - Epidemics on edX

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TWiV 362: Gotta catch 'em all

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Nov 08, 2015


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

With their usual verve, the virus virtuosos illuminate a new method to identify all the viral nucleic acids in a sample, and regulation of viral gene expression by codon usage. 

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This episode is sponsored by ASM Education: ASM MOOC 5:45

Timestamps by Jennifer. Thanks!

Weekly Science Picks 1:39:20

Kathy - Adam Savage, Andy Weir and Chris Hadfield talk about The Martian
Alan - Project Apollo photo archive - and video

Rich - Watch A Bowling Ball And Feather Falling In A Vacuum
Dickson - California drought
Vincent - Does AAAS care about Ebola anymore?

Listener Picks

Anonymous - Lives saved by vaccination
Paul - Science articles: A guide
Judi - How a virus invades your body

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TWiV 361: Zombie viruses on the loose

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Nov 01, 2015


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Rich Condit

The TWiVsters discuss Frederick Novy's return from retirement to recover a lost rat virus, and evidence for persistence of Ebolavirus in semen.

 

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This episode is sponsored by ASM Education: ASM MOOC 3:50

Weekly Science Picks 1:27:05

Alan - Sticky
Rich - Arthur C. Clarke predicts the Internet (so did Vannevar Bush)
Dickson - Nikon Small World Photomicrography winners
Vincent - Pat Schloss on microbiome initiative

Listener Picks

Awkward Skeptic - 16 year old wins Google prize for detecting Ebolavirus

Timestamps by Jennifer. Thanks!

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TWiV 360: From Southeastern Michigan

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Oct 25, 2015


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Kathy Spindler

Guests: Michael Imperiale, Adam Lauring, and Akira Ohno

Vincent visits the University of Michigan where he and Kathy speak with Michael, Adam, and Akira about polyomaviruses, virus evolution, and virus assembly, on the occasion of naming the department of Microbiology & Immunology a Milestones in Microbiology site.

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Weekly Science Picks 1:27:30

Kathy - Ada Lovelace and Charles Babbage Lego #1 and #2 and Ada Lovelace Day
Vincent - MiSciWriters

Listener Picks

Junio - XKCD marks the spot
Kari - Spoonflower

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TWiV 359: A Blossom by any other name

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sat, Oct 17, 2015


Host: Vincent Racaniello

Guest: Blossom Damania

Vincent speaks with Blossom about her laboratory's research on Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus, including how it transforms cells, the switch between lytic and latent replication, and its interaction with the innate immune system of the host.

 

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TWiV 358: Virology and proteomics with Ileana Cristea

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Oct 11, 2015


Host: Vincent Racaniello

Guest: Ileana Cristea

Vincent meets up with Ileana at Princeton University to talk about how her laboratory integrates molecular virology, mass spectrometry-based proteomics, and bioinformatics to unravel the interplay between virus and host.

 

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TWiV 357: Mistletoe on the Tree of Life

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Oct 04, 2015


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

Guest: Jens Kuhn

Jens joins the TWiVomics to discuss the strengths and weaknesses of viral taxonomy, including its history and evolution, how viruses are ordered, and why T. rex was classified without having a living isolate.

 

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Timestamps by Jennifer. Thanks!

Weekly Science Picks 56:30, 2:07:15

Alan - The Jefferson Grid
Rich - Summer of Science
Kathy - Bill Nye dances The Click
Dickson - The Martian
Jens - How I Killed Pluto, Life in Our Phage World, Why the Seahorse Tail is Square
Vincent - Does the public trust science? (videos, summaries)

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TWiV 356: Got viruses?

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Sep 27, 2015


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

Guest: Stephanie Neal

Stephanie joins the super professors to discuss the gut virome of children with serious malnutrition, caterpillar genes acquired from parasitic wasps, and the effect of adding chemokines to a simian immunodeficiency virus DNA vaccine.

 

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Weekly Science Picks 1:18:35, 1:45:30

Alan - Plates from Hooke's Micrographia
Rich - The Wright Brothers by David McCullough
Kathy - Spore evaporation-driven engines (video and article)
Dickson - Color variations of Pluto and Lunar total eclipse
Stephanie - The science of moldy cheese by Carl Zimmer
Vincent - But Why?

Listener Pick of the Week

Reed - The Bench Warmers Podcast

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TWiV 355: Baby's first virome

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Sep 20, 2015


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

The TWiV team considers the effect of a Leishmaniavirus on the efficacy of drug treatment, and the human fecal virome and microbiome in twins during early infancy.

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This episode is sponsored by ASMGAP 5:00

Timestamps by Jennifer. Thanks!

Weekly Science Picks 1:42:20

Alan - Vexed Muddler store
Rich - Ivanpah Solar Power Facility
Kathy - The real Kermit
Dickson - Animal Portraits
Vincent - Adventures of the Regatjes, Vaccines by Susan Nasif

Listener Pick of the Week

Jacob - Great Wall of China keeps rabbits out

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TWiV 354: The cat in the HAART

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Sep 13, 2015


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

The esteemed doctors of TWiV review a new giant virus recovered from the Siberian permafrost, why influenza virus gain of function experiments are valuable, and feline immunodeficiency virus. 

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This episode is sponsored by ASMGAP

Timestamps by Jennifer. Thanks!

Weekly Science Picks 1:40:40

Alan - Experience Curiosity
Rich - Primrose School
Kathy - Egg drop solutions
Dickson - Dragonflies by Pieter van Dokkum
Vincent - NASA guide to air-filtering houseplants

Listener Pick of the Week

Amir - Publons (Nature article)

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TWiV 353: STING and the antiviral police

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Sep 06, 2015


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler

The TWiVniacs discuss twenty-eight years of poliovirus shedding by an immunodeficient patient, and packaging of the innate cytoplasmic signaling molecule cyclic GMP-AMP in virus particles.

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This episode is sponsored by ASMGAP 3:10

Timestamps by Jennifer. Thanks!

Weekly Science Picks 1:27:50

Alan - Miniature calendar
Kathy - Dr. Brainlove (prologue, v. 2.0,  IndieGoGo)
Dickson - The Ph.D. Movie
Vincent - Ghostery

Listener Pick of the Week

Ramon - Children die
Chris - ASMLive at ICAAC/ICC

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TWiV 352: Science art with Michele Banks

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Aug 30, 2015


Host: Vincent Racaniello

Guest: Michele Banks

Vincent meets up with Michele Banks in Washington, DC to discuss her career as a creator of science-themed art.

 

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TWiV 351: The dengue code

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Aug 23, 2015


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

The Masters of the ScienTWIVic Universe discuss a novel poxvirus isolate from an immunosuppressed patient, H1N1 and the gain-of-function debate, and attenuation of dengue virus by recoding the genome.

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Alan - Genetic roulette
Rich
 - The Huntington
Kathy - Simulated vomiting machine (video)
Dickson - Last Cassini Saturn flyby
Vincent - Decaying Still Life (YouTube)

Listener Pick of the Week

Ken - Cave meterology (Times, Nature)

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TWiV 350: Viral gene therapy with Katherine High

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Aug 16, 2015


Host: Vincent Racaniello

Guest: Katherine A. High

Vincent speaks with Katherine High about her career and her work on using viral gene therapy to treat inherited disorders.

This episode is drawn from one of twenty-six video interviews with leading scientists who have made significant contributions to the field of virology, part of the new edition of the textbook Principles of Virology.

 

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TWiV 349: One ring to vaccinate them all

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Aug 09, 2015


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Rich Condit

Vincent, Alan and Rich explain how to make a functional ribosome with tethered subunits, and review the results of a phase III VSV-vectored Ebolavirus vaccine trial in Guinea.

 

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This episode is sponsored by ASM GAP

Weekly Science Picks

Alan - Above and Beyond
Rich
 - DSCOVR (Dark moon side crossing Earth)
Vincent - Stuxnet virus (Wired, YouTube)

Listener Pick of the Week

Konrad - Stated Clearly

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TWiV 348: Chicken shift

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Aug 02, 2015


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Rich Condit

Vincent and Rich discuss fruit fly viruses, one year without polio in Nigeria, and a permissive Marek's disease viral vaccine that allows transmission of virulent viruses.

 

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This episode is sponsored by ASM GAP

Weekly Science Picks

Rich - Swan-Ganz catheter (Wiki, video)
Vincent - Mobile DNA III

Listener Pick of the Week

Kevin - Synthetic prions

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TWiV 347: Rose rosette and squirrel roulette

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Jul 26, 2015


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Rich Condit

Vincent, Alan, and Rich discuss the virus behind rose rosette disease, and fatal human encephalitis caused by a variegated squirrel bornavirus.

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This episode is sponsored by ASM GAP and ICAAC/ICC

Time stamps by Jennifer. Thanks!

Weekly Science Picks 1:17:05

Alan - National Immunization Awareness Month (Twitter campaign)
Rich - Rosie Revere, Engineer by Andrea Beaty
Vincent - iPhone owns podcasts (9to5Mac)

Listener Pick of the Week

Sandra - World Zoonoses Day graphic
Peter - Mammal-carnivorous plant mutualism (bat and shrew)

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TWiV 346: A double helical career

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Jul 19, 2015


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

Guest: Joan Steitz

This episode was recorded at the 34th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Virology, where Vincent, Rich, and Kathy spoke with Joan Steitz, a tireless promoter of women in science and one of the greatest scientists of our generation.

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Weekly Science Picks

Kathy - Charity Hall
Rich - 
Ribosome binding sites of phage R17 mRNA
Vincent - Pluto flyby

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TWiV 345: How a vaccine got the nod

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Jul 12, 2015



Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler

The TWiVonauts review how the weather affects West Nile virus disease in the US, benefit of B cell depletion for ME/CFS patients, and an autoimmune reaction induced by influenza virus vaccine that leads to narcolepsy.

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This episode is sponsored by ASM GAP - turn your science into a company

Weekly Science Picks

Dickson - Algal DMS releasing enzyme
Alan - 
Science of beer aging
Kathy - The Art of Science winners
Vincent - The future of Lego plastics

Listener Pick of the Week

Eric - Economics in One Lesson by Henry Hazzilit
Stephen - The Martian by Andy Weir (audiobook)

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TWiV 344: Glasgwegians go viral

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Jul 05, 2015


Host: Vincent Racaniello

Guests: Ruth Jarrett, Glen Nemerow, and Esther Schnettler

At the Glasgow Science Festival microTALKS, Vincent speaks with Ruth, Glen, and Esther about their research on viruses and Hodgkin lymphoma, adenovirus structure and entry into cells, and interactions between arthropod borne viruses and their hosts.

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TWiV 343: The silence of the turnips

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Jun 28, 2015


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

The TWiVerinoes discuss the potential for prion spread by plants, global circulation patterns of influenza virus, and the roles of Argonautes and a viral protein in RNA silencing in plants.

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Weekly Science Picks 1:41:45

Dickson - Global rainfall and snowfall map and A Week in the Life of Rain
Alan - 
Automated patch clamp
Kathy - More Women in Science mini Legos
Rich - The Martian trailer
Vincent - It's a bug's life

Listener Pick of the Week

May - p53 by Sue Armstrong

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TWiV 342: Public epitope #1

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Jun 21, 2015


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

The TWiVniks discuss the structure of a virus that reproduces in an extreme environment, long-term consequences of Ebolavirus infection, and VirScan, a method to identify the different virus infections you have had in your lifetime.

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Weekly Science Picks

Dickson - Incredible photos
Alan - 
Alone in a room full of science writers
Kathy - Calico cats and Siamese cats
Rich - Missing link in evolution
Vincent - Podcasts saving NPR and Podcasting blossoms

Listener Pick of the Week

Jenny - What Bill Gates is afraid of
Neva - The Kardashian Index

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TWiV 341: Ebolavirus experiences

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Jun 14, 2015


Host: Vincent Racaniello

Guests: Adam Kucharski, Gillian Slack, and Emma Thomson

Vincent returns to the University of Glasgow MRC-Center for Virus Research and speaks with Emma, Gillian, and Adam about their ebolavirus experiences: caring for an infected patient, working in an Ebola treatment center in Sierra Leone, and making epidemiological predictions about the outbreak in west Africa.

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TWiV 340: No shift, measles

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Jun 07, 2015


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

The TWiV teams reviews a MERS-coronavirus serosurvey and an outbreak in South Korea, and constraints on measles virus antigenic variation.

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Dickson - Singapore Flower Dome  and Cloud Forest
Alan - 
Rescuing biomedical research
Kathy - The value of basic research
Rich - Virology 60th Anniversary Issue
Vincent - Careers in virology: Science writing and journalism

Listener Pick of the Week

Pritesh - How T cells kill cancer cells
Ramon - The power of herd immunity

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TWiV 339: Herpes and the sashimi plot

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, May 31, 2015


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler

Tre TWiV amici present three snippets and a side of sashimi: how herpesvirus inhibits host cell gene expression by disrupting transcription termination.

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Alan - Fooling millions into thinking chocolate helps weight loss
Kathy - Approaching Pluto
Vincent - ASM Agar art contest

Listener Pick of the Week

Daniel - FB pages you need to stop sharing from (one and two)
Ken - Bird box science (canceled)

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TWiV 338: Coyotes have sushi

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, May 24, 2015


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Kathy Spindler

Guest: Laura Newcomb

Vincent and Kathy visit Laura Newcomb at California State University San Bernardino, where they talk about Laura's viral tatoos, and a protein that protects the mosquito brain from lethal flavivirus infection.

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Weekly Science Picks

Laura - NP siRNA inhibits different influenza viruses (Antiviral Res)
Kathy - Time-lapse mining
Vincent - Does the public trust science?

Listener Pick of the Week

Paul - Degree-Off XKCD
Peter - Ebola containment, Hans Rosling, eLife podcast,  Naked Scientists

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TWiV 337: Steamer

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, May 17, 2015


Host: Vincent Racaniello

Guests: Michael Metzger and Steve Goff

Vincent meets up with Michael and Steve to discuss their finding of a transmissible tumor in soft shell clams associated with a retrovirus-like element in the clam genome.

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TWiV 336: Brought to you by the letters H, N, P, and Eye

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, May 10, 2015


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

The TWiVsters explore mutations in the interferon pathway associated with severe influenza in a child, outbreaks of avian influenza in North American poultry farms, Ebolavirus infection of the eye weeks after recovery, and Ebolavirus stability on surfaces and fluids.

This episode is sponsored by @ASM Conferences and ASM Microbe

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Timestamps by Jennifer. Thank you!

Weekly Science Picks

Alan - Winogradsky time-lapse
Rich - Missing link in evolution of complex cells
Kathy - Grantome
Dickson - National Geographic Landscape Photo of the Day
Vincent - PyMol and Chimera

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Mauricio - Vax!



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TWiV 335: Ebola lite

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, May 03, 2015


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

The TWiVumvirate discusses a whole Ebolavirus vaccine that protects primates, the finding that Ebolavirus is not undergoing rapid evolution, and a proposal to increase the pool of life science researchers by cutting money and time from grants.

This episode is sponsored by ASM Microbe and ICAAC/ICC

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Timestamps by Jennifer. Thank you!

Weekly Science Picks

Alan - Pinboard
Rich - Academic medicine investment in medical research
Kathy - Tissue paper stop motion animation
Dickson - Do peer review panels select best science proposals?
Vincent - MMR and autism: Still no association

Listener Pick of the Week

Ramon - Autism by MMR vaccine status
Mehul -  Ebolavirus disease course
Justin - Molecular Biology of Bacterial Viruses by Gunther S. Stent

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TWiV 334: In vino virus

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Apr 26, 2015


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

The TWiVles talk about endogenous viruses in plants, sex and Ebolavirus transmission, an outbreak of canine influenza in the US, Dr. Oz, and doubling the NIH budget.

This episode is sponsored by SciMed Solutions and ASM Education.

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Timestamps by Jennifer. Thank you!

Weekly Science Picks 1:17:05

Alan - NIH RFI: How do we fix this mess?
Rich - Editing embryos (PopSci, Prot Cell)
Kathy - Creative class presentations (one, two, three, four)
Dickson - The most tornadoes
Vincent - Apollo 13, 45 years later (Ars, IEEE, Farewell)

Listener Pick of the Week

Johnye - Rudolf and Leopold Blaschka

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TWiV 333: Naturally curious chimeras

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Apr 19, 2015


Host: Vincent Racaniello

Guests: Ben Fensterheim, Megan Freeman, Bobak Parang, and Meredith Rogers

Vincent returns to Vanderbilt University and meets up with Ben, Megan, Bobak, and Meredith to learn about life in the Medical Scientist Training Program.

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TWiV 332: Vanderbilt virology

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Apr 12, 2015


Host: Vincent Racaniello

Guests: Seth Bordenstein, James Crowe, and Mark Denison

Vincent visits Vanderbilt University and meets up with Seth, Jim, and Mark to talk about their work on a virus of Wolbachia, anti-viral antibodies, and coronaviruses.

 

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  • SARS-CoV¬†error correction¬†(PLoS Path) 19:00
  • Marburg virus neutralization by a human antibody (Cell¬†one¬†and¬†two) 56:35
  • Phage WO,¬†Wolbachia¬†and¬†Drosophila¬†(Peer J) 1:02:00
  • Seth's blog¬†Symbionticism¬†1:31:30
  • Seth on¬†Twitter
  • Video of this episode: view at¬†YouTube

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TWiV 331: Why is this outbreak different from all other outbreaks?

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Apr 05, 2015


The TWiV team discusses the possible association of the respiratory pathogen enterovirus D68 with neurological disease.

This episode is sponsored by SciMed Solutions and ASM Education.

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Timestamps by Jennifer. Thank you!

Weekly Science Picks 1:53:50

Alan - OU0POLIO ham radio special event station (on air reports)
Rich - Crane building itself (YouTube)
Kathy - Vaccine heroes LEGO project
Dickson - Life at the limits
Vincent - Emperor of all Maladies film and Conference gender balance

Listener Pick of the Week

Jake - Designing useful microbes

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TWiV 330: A swinging gate

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Mar 29, 2015


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

The TWiVers explain how a protein platform assists the hepatitis C virus RNA polymerase to begin the task of making viral genomes.

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Timestamps by Jennifer. Thank you!

Weekly Science Picks

Alan - X-Flare 2.1 captured
Rich - Volvo ocean race drops research buoys (YouTube)
Kathy - Nature double-blind peer review
Dickson - Largest cave in the world
Vincent - New program for early-career scientists

Listener Pick of the Week

Michael - Space Engine and Kerbal Space Program
Varun CN - Incognito by David Eagleman

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TWiV 329: Pox in the balance

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Mar 22, 2015


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

The TWiV team reviews identification of immune biomarkers in CFS/ME patients, and how a cell nuclease controls the innate immune response to vaccinia virus infection.

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Timestamps by Jennifer. Thank you!

Weekly Science Picks 1:35:10

Alan - NASA Solar Dynamics Observatory video
Rich - Mutagenic chain reaction (Video: Genome editing with CRISPR)
Kathy - Science Ambassadors Program
Dickson - Street Art
Vincent - End Polio Now

Listener Pick of the Week

Ross - Three PhD Comics on Nature vs Science (one, two, three)
Ricardo - Demographic Party Trick

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TWiV 328: Lariat tricks in 3D

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Mar 15, 2015


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

The TWiVocateurs discuss how the RNA polymerase of enteroviruses binds a component of the splicing machinery and inhibits mRNA processing.

 

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Weekly Science Picks

Alan - Positively Negative (PLoS One)
Rich - ISS assembly (YouTube)
Kathy - Ancient trees
Dickson - Carolyn Porco
Vincent - Tony Fauci on Ebola outbreak (YouTube)

Listener Pick of the Week

David - Shot by Shot
Judi - The Power of Herd Immunity

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TWiV 327: Does a gorilla shift in the woods?

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Mar 08, 2015


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

The eTWiVicators review evidence that the HIV-1 group O epidemic began with a single cross-species transmission of virus from western lowland gorillas.

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Weekly Science Picks

Alan - California bill to eliminate personal vaccine exemptions
Rich - Kepler observatory (Kepler-186f)
Kathy - USGS disease map
Dickson - Philosphy of Microbiology by Maureen O'Malley
Vincent - Nautilus

Listener Pick of the Week

Ken - Life in our phage world (online, book party); All about that base
Neal - Gilles van Cutsem at CROI
Ricardo - Flow hive

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TWiV 326: Giving HIV a flat tyr

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Mar 01, 2015


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Rich Condit

The sternutating TWiVers discuss preventing infection of cells and animals by a soluble CD4-CCR5 molecule that binds to HIV-1 virus particles.

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Weekly Science Picks

Alan - Toms River by Dan Fagin
Rich - Spin by Robert Charles
Vincent - FCC votes for net neutrality (ArsTechnica)

Listener Pick of the Week

Neal - Why doesn't everyone get the flu vaccine?
Fernando - Zombie Jonas Salk hunts idiots
Neva - Physicists in biology

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TWiV 325: Wildcats go viral

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Feb 22, 2015


Host: Vincent Racaniello

Guests: Rollie Clem and Lorena Passarelli

Vincent visits the 'Little Apple' and speaks with Rollie and Lorena about their work on mosquito-born viruses and baculoviruses.

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TWiV 324: Viruses in the miR may appear more numerous

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Feb 15, 2015


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

Guest: Lee Feinman

Lee joins the TWiV team to discuss the value of post-doctoral training, and how a cellular microRNA assists in the replication of hepatitis C virus.

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Weekly Science Picks

Lee - Furthering America's Research and Upgoer five and six
Alan - 
Best snow shovel
Rich - Ripple tank
Kathy - Fractals
Dickson - World Press Photo Contest 2015
Vincent - What to do about antivax politicians and physicians

Listener Pick of the Week

Patricia - Future of Bioscience Graduate & Postdoc training
Paul - This is my son Griffin, and he may have measles

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TWiV 323: A skid loader full of viromes

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sat, Feb 07, 2015


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler

The family TWiVidae discuss changes in the human fecal virome associated with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.

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Weekly Science Picks

Alan - Sitesucker
Rich - Snake picked wrong dinner
Dickson - Sapporo Snow Festival
Vincent - Mapping NYC subway DNA

Listener Pick of the Week

Gretchen - Scientific way to cut a cake
Leslie - Principles of Virology, Second Edition

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TWiV 322: Postcards from the edge of the membrane

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Feb 01, 2015


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler

The TWiVodes answer listener email about hantaviruses, antivirals, H1N1 vaccine and narcolepsy, credibility of peer review, Bourbon virus, influenza vaccine, careers in virology, and much more.

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Weekly Science Picks

Alan - Boom by Tony Horowitz
Kathy - Octopus supermom
Dickson - Macrophotography
Vincent - Virology lectures 2015 (virology blog and YouTube)

Listener Pick of the Week

Paul - Illsville: Fight the Disease
Ramon - Vaccinate! Do it for the testicles
Sandra - Who can you trust?

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TWiV 321: aTRIP and a pause

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Jan 25, 2015


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler

Guest: Paul Duprex

Paul joins the TWiV team to discuss the current moratorium on viral research to alter transmission, range and resistance, infectivity and immunity, and pathogenesis.

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Weekly Science Picks

Alan - In a Sunburned Country by Bill Bryson
Paul - Saving the lives of our dogs (blog post)
Kathy - New all-female Lego set
Dickson - Female storm-chaser
Vincent - Despommier Photo Art

Listener Pick of the Week

Jacob - Exaggeration in news and press releases (BMJ)
Peter - Quartet game (photos: one, two, three, four, five)

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TWiV 320: Retroviruses and cranberries

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sat, Jan 17, 2015


Host: Vincent Racaniello

Guest: John Coffin

Vincent speaks with John Coffin about his career studying retroviruses, including working with Howard Temin, endogenous retroviruses, XMRV, chronic fatigue syndrome and prostate cancer, HIV/AIDS, and his interest in growing cranberries.

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TWiV 319: Breaking breakbone

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Jan 11, 2015


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

The TWiVers review the outcomes of two recent phase 3 clinical trials of a quadrivalent dengue virus vaccine in Asia and Latin America.

 

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Weekly Science Picks

Alan - The Toaster Project by Thomas Thwaites
Rich - SpaceX reusable rocket (SpaceX)
Kathy - Antarctica: A Year on Ice
Dickson - NHL Mumps outbreak and Hubble Andromeda image
Vincent - We the Microbiologist

Listener Pick of the Week

Neva - Mosquito earrings
Basel - Flu vaccine selection meeting

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TWiV 318: Last year in virology

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Jan 04, 2015


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

The TWiV gang reviews ten fascinating, compelling, and riveting virology stories from 2014.

 

Ten virology stories of 2014

  • Ebola virus outbreak (TWiV¬†314,¬†309,¬†308,¬†307,¬†306,¬†305,¬†304,¬†303,¬†302,¬†298,¬†297,¬†283)
  • Directional uncoating of rhinovirus RNA (TWiV¬†267)
  • Pandemic pathogen controversy (TWiV¬†287)
  • Viral evolution (TWiV¬†275)
  • Borna virus inhibition by endogenous DNA (TWiV¬†303)
  • MERS-CoV in dromedary camels (TWiV¬†special, TWiV¬†287)
  • Oncolytic measles virus (TWiV¬†298)
  • Amazing norovirus findings (TWiV¬†312¬†and¬†313)
  • Toxin delivery to aphids (TWiV¬†272)
  • The Salk Legacy (TWiV¬†281)

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Weekly Science Picks

Alan - Mystery photos from CERN
Rich - Adam E. Cohen: Bringing bioelectricity to light
Kathy - Wired's top microbe stories of 2014
Dickson - Mouse joke
Vincent - The Science of Epidemics (Time Inc Special)

Listener Pick of the Week

Neva - Sir Bacteriophage
Sagi - An unboring polio documentary

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TWiV 317: Brazil goes viral

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Dec 28, 2014


Host: Vincent Racaniello

Guests: Eurico Arruda, Gustavo Acrani, Cintia Bittar, Tatiana Domitrovic, and Suellen Galvino-Costa

On his second trip to Brazil, Vincent joins Eurico to speak with three young virologists, Gustavo, Cintia, Tatiana, and Suellen, about their work and their prospects for careers in science.

Video of this episode: view at YouTube

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TWiV 316: The enemy of my enemy is not my friend

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Dec 21, 2014


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

Vincent, Alan, Rich and Kathy discuss how interleukin 10 modulation of Th17 helper cells contribute to alphavirus pathogenesis.

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Weekly Science Picks

Alan - It came from the pond
Rich - Wanderers
Kathy - The Sense of Style by Steven Pinker
Vincent - Life in Our Phage World

Listener Pick of the Week

Fernando - Reality based?

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TWiV 315: Must be something in the water

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sat, Dec 13, 2014


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

Vincent, Alan, Rich and Kathy association of a virus with sea star melting disease, and the finding of a phycodnavirus in the oropharynx of humans with altered cognitive functions.

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Weekly Science Picks

Alan - ReelLife Science 2014 Winners
Rich - The Martian by Andy Weir
Kathy - Dance Your Ph.D. Winner
Vincent - Time Person of the Year 2014 - The Ebola Fighters

Listener Pick of the Week

Ricardo - MiniPCR
Eli - Let's outsmart Ebola together AND The Ebola virus explained

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TWiV 314: Einstein goes viral

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Dec 07, 2014


Host: Vincent Racaniello

Guests: Kartik Chandran, Ganjam Kalpana, and Margaret Kielian

Vincent travels to Albert Einstein College of Medicine where he speaks with Kartik, Ganjam, and Margaret about their work on Ebolavirus entry, a tumor suppressor that binds the HIV-1 integrase, and the entry of togaviruses and flaviviruses into cells.

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TWiV 313: With viruses like these, who needs enemas?

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Nov 30, 2014


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Rich Condit

Vincent, Alan, and Rich discuss how norovirus, an enteric virus, can replace the functions of the gut microbiome.

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Weekly Science Picks

Alan - Retrocomputing
Rich - Where is Rosetta?
Vincent - Antares rocket explosion

Listener Pick of the Week

Simon - Relatively Prime
Mark - Giant Microbes

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TWiV 312: She sells B cells

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Nov 23, 2014


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

The TWiVbolans discuss the finding that human noroviruses, major causes of gastroenteritis, can for the first time be propagated in B cell cultures, with the help of enteric bacteria.

This episode of TWiV is brought to you by the Department of Microbiology at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Composed of over 20 virology labs, all centralized in one building in the heart of New York City, this department is a perfect fit for anyone with an interest in pursuing virus research. The Department is presently looking to recruit any prospective graduate students to apply to our program by the December 1st deadline. Interested postdocs are also encouraged to contact faculty of interest. For more information about the Department, please visit www.mssm.edu/MIC.

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Weekly Science Picks

Alan - How Ebola airlifts work
Kathy - Fred Murphy's Foundations of Virology
Rich - Pendulum wave
Dickson - Young Dipterists
Vincent - Microbes After Hours: Ebola and TWiV iPhone 6 case

Listener Pick of the Week

Alane - Health Map
Todd - Formaldehyde in vaccines

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TWiV 311: Bulldogs go viral

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Nov 16, 2014


Host: Vincent Racaniello

Guests: Zhen Fu and Biao He

Vincent visits the University of Georgia where he speaks with Zhen Fu and Biao He about their work on rabies virus and paramyxoviruses.

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TWiV 310: From bacteriophage to retroviruses with Ann Skalka

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Nov 09, 2014


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Glenn Rall

Guest: Ann Skalka

Vincent and Glenn meet up with Ann and talk about her long and productive career in virology, from biochemistry to bacteriophage lambda to retroviruses.

 

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TWiV 309: Ebola email

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Nov 02, 2014


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

The TWiVocytes answer questions about Ebola virus, including mode of transmission, quarantine, incubation period, immunity, and much more.

This episode of TWiV is brought to you by the Department of Microbiology at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Composed of over 20 virology labs, all centralized in one building in the heart of New York City, this department is a perfect fit for anyone with an interest in pursuing virus research. The Department is presently looking to recruit any prospective graduate students to apply to our program by the December 1st deadline. Interested postdocs are also encouraged to contact faculty of interest. For more information about the Department, please visit www.mssm.edu/MIC.

Links for this episode

Weekly Science Picks

Alan - CDC Influenza activity weekly maps
Kathy - Going Deep with David Rees
Rich - Virology Special Issue: Giant Viruses
Dickson - Nikon Small World Winners
Vincent - TWiM #90 and Republicans are not scientists

Listener Pick of the Week

Paul - Tricks and Tools of Great Scientists
Yegor - Hardcore History
Amanda - Vaccine ingredients; Anti-vaxers damage; Minds of anti-vaxers

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TWiV 308: The Running Mad Professor

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sat, Oct 25, 2014


Host: Vincent Racaniello

Guest: Tom Solomon

Tom talks with Vincent about viral central nervous system infections of global importance, Ebola virus, and running the fastest marathon dressed as a doctor.

 

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TWiV 307: Ebola aetiology

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Oct 19, 2014


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler

Guest: Tara C. Smith

Tara Smith joins the TWiEBOVsters to discuss the Ebola virus outbreak in west Africa, spread of the disease to and within the US, transmission of the virus, and much more.

 

This episode of TWiV is brought to you by the Department of Microbiology at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Composed of over 20 virology labs, all centralized in one building in the heart of New York City, this department is a perfect fit for anyone with an interest in pursuing virus research. The Department is presently looking to recruit any prospective graduate students to apply to our program by the December 1st deadline. Interested postdocs are also encouraged to contact faculty of interest. For more information about the Department, please visit www.mssm.edu/MIC.

Links for this episode

Weekly Science Picks

Alan - Fall foliage map
Kathy - Interviews with Peter Piot (one, two) and autobiography
Vincent - 
The Ebola connection

Listener Pick of the Week

Brooke - N.B. Designs on Etsy
Victor - SMBC

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TWiV 306: This Week in Ebolavirus

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Oct 12, 2014


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler

The Grand Masters of the TWiV discuss Ebola virus transmission, air travel from West Africa, Ebola virus infectivity on surfaces, the Dallas Ebola virus patient, and Ebola virus in dogs.

This episode of TWiV is brought to you by the Department of Microbiology at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Composed of over 20 virology labs, all centralized in one building in the heart of New York City, this department is a perfect fit for anyone with an interest in pursuing virus research. The Department is presently looking to recruit any prospective graduate students to apply to our program by the December 1st deadline. Interested postdocs are also encouraged to contact faculty of interest. For more information about the Department, please visit www.mssm.edu/MIC.

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Weekly Science Picks

Alan - The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert
Kathy - Seeing the Invisible
Vincent - 
2014 Scientific American Science in Action Award winner

Listener Pick of the Week

Mauricio - Investigating a mystery disease
Heather - Diversity Journal Club
Johnye - Flu Attack!

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TWiV 305: Rhymes with shinola

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Oct 05, 2014


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler

Vincent, Alan, and Kathy continue their coverage of the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa, with a discussion of case fatality ratio, reproductive index, a conspiracy theory, and spread of the virus to the United States.

This episode of TWiV is brought to you by the Department of Microbiology at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Composed of over 20 virology labs, all centralized in one building in the heart of New York City, this department is a perfect fit for anyone with an interest in pursuing virus research. The Department is presently looking to recruit any prospective graduate students to apply to our program by the December 1st deadline. Interested postdocs are also encouraged to contact faculty of interest. For more information about the Department, please visit www.mssm.edu/MIC.

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Weekly Science Picks

Alan - Under the knife, episode 1
Kathy - UCSC Ebola genome portal
Vincent - 
Annual Review of Virology, volume 1

Listener Pick of the Week

Alan - H5N1
Peter - Vomiting Larry
Dara - I just can't wait for my vaccine!

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