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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 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

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.

 

Links for this episode

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.

Links for this episode

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.

Links for this episode

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.

Links for this episode

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.

 

Links for this episode

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 is a MicrobeTV Production



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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.

Links for this episode

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.

 

Links for this episode

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.

 

Links for this episode

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. 

Links for this episode

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.

 

Links for this episode

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.

Links for this episode

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
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un, 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.

Links for this episode

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. 

Links for this episode

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.

Links for this episode

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.

Links for this episode

Weekly Science Picks

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.

 

Links for this episode

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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Timestamps by Jennifer. Thank you!

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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Timestamps by Jennifer. Thank you!

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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Weekly Science Picks

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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Weekly Science Picks

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

Listener Pick of the Week

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.

 

Links for this episode

  • 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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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.

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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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Vincent - Life in Our Phage World

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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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Kathy - Dance Your Ph.D. Winner
Vincent - Time Person of the Year 2014 - The Ebola Fighters

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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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Rich - Where is Rosetta?
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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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Kathy - Fred Murphy's Foundations of Virology
Rich - Pendulum wave
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Vincent - Microbes After Hours: Ebola and TWiV iPhone 6 case

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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.

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Kathy - Going Deep with David Rees
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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.

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The Ebola connection

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

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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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TWiV 304: Given X, solve for EBOV

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


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

Guest: Jeff Shaman

The TWiV team consults an epidemiologist to forecast the future scope of the Ebola virus epidemic in West Africa. 

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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Some advice from Jeff Bezos

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TWiV 303: Borna this way

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


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

The TWiV team discusses transmission of Ebola virus, and inhibition of Borna disease virus replication by viral DNA in the ground squirrel genome.

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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Kathy - Refrigerate your tomatoes?
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Vincent - 
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Dee - Publish scientific research faster on TWiST
Basel - Lego microscope (vote for it)

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TWiV 302: The sky is falling

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Sep 14, 2014


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

The TWiVers discuss the growing Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa, and an epidemic of respiratory disease in the US caused by enterovirus D68.

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Alan - Index to creationist claims
Rich - Wild Kratts
Kathy - Worn away
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Vincent - 
Immune Quest

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TWiV 301: Marine viruses and insect defense

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sat, Sep 06, 2014


Host: Vincent Racaniello

Guests: Carla Saleh and Curtis Suttle

At the International Congress of Virology in Montreal, Vincent speaks with Carla and Curtis about their work on RNA interference and antiviral defense in fruit flies, and viruses in the sea, the greatest biodiversity on Earth.

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TWiV 300: So happy together

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Aug 31, 2014


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

Recording together for the first time, the TWiV team celebrates their 300th recording at the American Society for Microbiology headquarters in Washington, DC, where Vincent  speaks with Dickson, Alan, Rich, and Kathy about their careers in science.

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Alan - The Internet's Original Sin
Dickson - Placidcoyote
Rich - Scientific Method, Grail Style
Kathy - Viruses Throughout Life and Time
Vincent - 
ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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Jim - iBiology
Victoria - Images of Science
Mehul/Walt - Calling the Shots

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TWiV 299: Rocky Mountain virology

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Aug 24, 2014


Host: Vincent Racaniello

Guests: Marshall Bloom, Sonja Best, and Byron Caughey

Vincent visits the Rocky Mountain Laboratories in Hamilton, Montana and speaks with Marshall, Sonja, and Byron about their work on tick-born flaviviruses, innate immunity, and prion diseases.

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TWiV 298: MV-NIS de myelo

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Aug 17, 2014
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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

The TWiV gang answer follow-up questions about the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa, then discuss treatment of  disseminated multiple myeloma with oncolytic measles virus.

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Alan - WTF, Evolution?! by Mara Grunbaum
Rich - Cold Spring Harbor Oral History Collection
Kathy - Inside insides
Vincent - 
Going Viral (Rocky Mountain Ballet Theatre)

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Kim - Nobel Prize Podcasts
Johnye - The Planet is Fine
Jennie - Counter-Zombie Dominance Plan (pdf)

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TWiV 297: Ebola! Don't panic

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Aug 10, 2014


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

The TWiVites present an all-ebolavirus episode, tackling virology, epidemiology, and approaches to prevention and cure that are in the pipeline.

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Alan - Historical perspective on Ebola (Tara C Smith)
Rich - Tell the negative committee to shut up (Fanuel Muindi)
Kathy - Art of Night (Vimeo)
Vincent - 
Is Ebola virus going to kill me? (John Skylar)

Listener Pick of the Week

Peter - Dr. Michael Saag interview by Dr. Virginia Campbell
David - PI Predictor (app, article, publication)

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TWiV 296: The real Batman, Linfa Wang

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Aug 03, 2014


Host: Vincent Racaniello

Guest: Linfa Wang

Vincent visits the Australian Animal Health Laboratory in Geelong, Australia and speaks with Linfa about his work on bats and bat viruses.

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TWiV 295: A nonslip grippe and Lassa's LAMP

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Jul 27, 2014


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

The TWiVome discusses an miRNA based strategy to mitigate risk of gain of function studies, and identification of a second receptor required for Lassa virus entry.

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Alan - Nicky Bay macrophotography (Flickr)
Rich - FASEB Third annual BioArt competition
Vincent - 
Up Close podcast (vrr episode)
Dickson - Science fun (YouTube)

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Mark Martin - Average bacteriophage
Konrad - Scholarpedia

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TWiV 294: Smallpox and anthrax and flu, oh my!

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Jul 20, 2014


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

The TWiV team reviews the discovery of old vials of smallpox virus at NIH, anthrax and influenza mishaps at CDC, the baby who was not cured of HIV, Cambridge Working Group, and sacking of NSABB members.

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Alan - Optivisor
Rich - Noller lab ribosome movies
Vincent - 
Creepy dreadful wonderful parasites
Dickson - National Center for Science Education

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Mark - The Machinery of Life by David Goodsell
Basel - iBioEducation

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TWiV 293: Virology Down Under

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Jul 13, 2014


Host: Vincent Racaniello

Guests: Melissa Churchill, Alex Khromykh, Gilda Tachedjian, and Paul Young

Vincent visits Melbourne, Australia and speaks with Melissa, Alex, Gilda, and Paul about their work on HIV infection of the central nervous system, West Nile virus, microbicides for HIV, and the Koala retrovirus.

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TWiV 292: Medimmune goes viral

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Jul 06, 2014


Host: Vincent Racaniello

Guests: Wade Blair, Matt Dickson, Nicole Kallewaard-Lelay, and Ken Miller

Vincent visits Medimmune and speaks with Wade, Matt, Nicole, and Ken about why they work in industry and their daily roles in a biotechnology company.

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TWiV 291: Ft. Collins abuzz with virologists

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Jun 29, 2014


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

Guests: Clodagh O'Shea and Ron Fouchier

Vincent, Rich, and Kathy and their guests Clodagh and Ron recorded this episode at the 33rd annual meeting of the American Society for Virology at Colorado State University in Ft. Collins, Colorado.

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Rich - No sexual transmission of HCV (Am J Gastro)
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 - Made with code (blog post)
Kathy - Beautiful math images (and 50 Visions of Mathematics)

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Jon - Advances in Life Sciences winners (YouTube)
Dave - Adam Ruben

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TWiV 290: Baylor goes viral

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Wed, Jun 18, 2014


Host: Vincent Racaniello

Guests: Janet Butel and Rick Lloyd

Vincent meets up with Janet Butel and Rick Lloyd at Baylor College of Medicine to talk about their work on polyomaviruses and virus induced stress.

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TWiV 289: Vinny and the capsids

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Jun 15, 2014


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

Vinny and the capsids answer listener questions about the definition of life, state vaccination laws, the basic science funding problem, viral ecology, inactivation of viruses by pressure, and much more.

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The Shooter Report (pdf)
Kathy - Daily overview
Dickson - Girl rising

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Johnye - Ri channel
Ricardo - Open spin microscope (Nikon gallery, plans)
Chris - The microbiome game

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TWiV 288: ebircsnart esreveR

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Jun 08, 2014


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

The Twivsters discuss how reverse transcriptase encoded in the human genome might produce DNA copies of RNA viruses in infected cells.

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Weekly Science Picks

Rich - Luvalamps
Alan - Experiment
Vincent - 
American Society for Virology on Facebook
Kathy - LEGO female scientists
Dickson - The Oldest Living Things in the World by Rachel Sussman

Listener Pick of the Week

Basel - A Treatise on the small-pox and measles by Abu-Bakr Al-Razi

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TWiV 287: A potentially pandemic podcast

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Jun 01, 2014


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

Matt updates the TWiV team on MERS-coronavirus, and joins in a discussion of whether we should further regulate research on potentially pandemic pathogens.

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Weekly Science Picks

Matt - Forgive me, scientists
Alan - 
Do not link
Vincent - 
bioRxiv
Kathy - Snail photographs
Dickson - Solar roadways

Listener Pick of the Week

Daniel - Benz Biome concept car

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TWiV 286: Boston TWiV party

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Mon, May 26, 2014


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Alan Dove

Guests: Julie Pfeiffer and Paul Duprex

Vincent and Alan meet up with Julie and Paul at the General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology in Boston, to talk about their work on the pathogenesis of poliovirus and measles virus.

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Weekly Science Picks

Vincent - ASM Live 2014
Alan - I will not follow the herd
Paul - Invisible Threat
Julie - The importance of stupidity in biological research

Listener Pick of the Week

Neil - WEHI movies and VIZBI

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TWiV 285: Hokies go viral

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sat, May 17, 2014


Host: Vincent Racaniello

Guests: XJ Meng and Sarah McDonald

Vincent meets up with XJ and Sarah at Virginia Tech to talk about their work on viruses of swine and rotaviruses.

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TWiV 284: By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, May 11, 2014


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

The TWiV team discusses how skin scarification promotes a nonspecific immune response, and whether remaining stocks of smallpox virus should be destroyed.

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Weekly Science Picks

Rich - EPCOT
Vincent - 
Medical Biotechnology
Kathy - Alan Alda interview and Flame Challenge winner
Dickson - NASA live from space

Listener Pick of the Week

Nicola - 50 cent microscope (be a beta tester)
Jon - Camtasia Studio

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TWiV 283: No Reston for the weary

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, May 04, 2014


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

Guest: Jens H. Kuhn

Jens speaks with the TWiV team about filoviruses, including the recent Ebola virus outbreak in Guinea.

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Weekly Science Picks

Alan - AMNH digital special collections
Vincent - 
Viral entry into host cells (Stefan Pöhlmann PhD, Graham Simmons PhD, eds)
Kathy - Papilloma song lyrics (pdf)
Jens - The Logic of Chance by Eugene V. Koonin

Listener Pick of the Week

Joe - Poor showing of 2012 influenza vaccine (Nature)
Phil - Emerging disease or emerging diagnosis? (YouTube)

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TWiV 282: Tamiflu and tenure too

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Apr 27, 2014


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

The TWiV team reviews a meta-analysis of clinical trial reports on using Tamiflu for influenza, and suggestions on how to rescue US biomedical research from its systemic flaws.

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Weekly Science Picks

Alan - Northampton Airport
Vincent - 
Particle Fever
Kathy - Turn iPhone into microscope
Rich - My favorite science gifs

Listener Pick of the Week

Nathan - The Ascent of Man (YouTube)

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TWiV 281: The Salk legacy with Peter L. Salk

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Mon, Apr 21, 2014


Host: Vincent Racaniello

Guest: Peter L. Salk

Vincent meets up with Peter L. Salk to talk about development of the first poliovaccine, eradication of poliomyelitis, and Jonas Salk's 100th birth anniversary.

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TWiV 280: Post viral

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Apr 13, 2014


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

The TWiVmeisters answer listener email about the NEIDL, negative results, patenting MERS-coronavirus, human papillomavirus transmission, canine distemper virus, and much, much more.

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Weekly Science Picks

Alan - Heartbleed explanation
Vincent - 
Agriculture science today podcast
Kathy - Quizlet flashcards (online and iTunes)
Rich - Why nothing is truly alive

Listener Pick of the Week

Lance - Myles Power (YouTube and Facebook)
Raihan - Cheap DIY microscope
Gerald - DaVinci Press
Neal - I'm a virus

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TWiV 279: The missing LNC

twiv@twiv.tv (Vincent Racaniello)Author: Vincent Racaniello
Sun, Apr 06, 2014


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler

Vincent, Alan, and Kathy reveal how a retrovirus in the human genome keeps embryonic stem cells in a pluripotent state, from where they can differentiate into all cells of the body.

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Weekly Science Picks

Alan - Heathkit
Vincent - 
How to think about autism risk and Autism prevalence
Kathy - Distortions

Listener Pick of the Week

Joseph - The real process of science
Marion - Zometool
Kevin - Audioimmunity and Emmunity

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TWiV 278: Flushing HIV down the zinc

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


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

Vincent, Dickson, Alan, and Kathy discuss disruption of the ccr5 gene in lymphocytes of patients infected with HIV-1.

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Weekly Science Picks

Alan - Digital scale model of solar system
Dickson - Font of knowledge
Vincent - 
Measles outbreaks trends, and NYC measles (one, two)
Kathy - Winner, funding basic science to revolutionize medicine

Listener Pick of the Week

Stephen & Jon - Watty's Wall Stuff
Johyne - Macro views of snowflakes
Ricardo & Stephen - Vaccine exemptions
Bill - Books by John Janovy
Marshall - Animation of DNA replication
Steve - Debunking influenza vaccine myths

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TWiV 277: My podcast Vinny

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


Hosts: Glenn Rall, Ann Skalka, and Vincent Racaniello

Glenn and Ann meet up with Vincent to talk about his career in science and science communication.

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TWiV 276: Ramblers go viral

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


Host: Vincent Racaniello

Guests: Susan Baker and Thomas Gallagher

Vincent meets up with Susan Baker and Tom Gallagher at Loyola University to talk about their work on coronaviruses.

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Weekly Science Picks

Vincent - First demonstration of Macintosh, 1984

Listener Pick of the Week

Lance - The Signal and the Noise by Nate Silver

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