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This Week in Virology (TWiV) is a podcast about viruses. It was begun in September 2008 by Vincent Racaniello and Dick Despommier, two science Professors at Columbia University Medical Center.

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TWiV 524: Slicing and dicing with Raul
<p>Raul Andino joins Vincent and Amy to talk about the finding that a cricket paralysis virus protein restricts RNA-based immunity in insects by regulating the activity and stability of the Argonaute protein.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" rel= "noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a> and <a href= "http://twitter.com/amyvirologist">Amy Rosenfeld</a></p> <p>Guest: <a href="https://andino.ucsf.edu/">Raul Andino</a></p> <p>Subscribe (free): <a href= "http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=300973784" target="_blank" rel="noopener">iTunes</a>, <a href= "https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cDovL3R3aXYubWljcm9iZXdvcmxkLmxpYnN5bnByby5jb20vdHdpdg%3D%3D" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Google Podcasts</a>, <a href= "http://twiv.microbeworld.libsynpro.com/twiv" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">RSS</a>, <a href="http://eepurl.com/Gcw59" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">email</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" rel= "payment">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-138-riscy-business-with-raul-andino/"> TWiV 138: RISCy business with Raul Andino</a></li> <li><a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-33-live-in-philly/">TWiV 33: Live in Philly</a></li> <li>Viral protein <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30308158">restricts insect immunity</a> (Cell Host Micr)</li> <li>Timestamps by <a href="http://www.twitter.com/jrrmicro" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Jolene</a>. Thanks!</li> </ul> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Amy</strong> - <a href= "http://www.insectropolis.com/">Insectropolis</a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong>- <a href= "https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-07545-0">Genome-edited baby</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 523: Virology in Zürich
<p>At the University of Zürich, Vincent speaks with virologists Cornel Fraefel, Urs Greber, and Silke Stertz about their careers and their work on AAV2, adenovirus entry, and influenza virus.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" rel= "noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a></p> <p>Guests: <a href= "https://www.vetvir.uzh.ch/en/Research/Virology/Experimental-Virology.html"> Cornel Fraefel</a>, <a href= "https://www.imls.uzh.ch/en/research/Greber.html">Urs Greber</a>, and <a href= "https://www.virology.uzh.ch/de/research/gstertzd.html">Silke Stertz</a></p> <p>Subscribe (free): <a href= "http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=300973784" target="_blank" rel="noopener">iTunes</a>, <a href= "https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cDovL3R3aXYubWljcm9iZXdvcmxkLmxpYnN5bnByby5jb20vdHdpdg%3D%3D" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Google Podcasts</a>, <a href= "http://twiv.microbeworld.libsynpro.com/twiv" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">RSS</a>, <a href="http://eepurl.com/Gcw59" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">email</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" rel= "payment">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>AAV2 and HSV1 <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28515305">co-infections</a> (J Virol)</li> <li><a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5512256/">Movies</a> of HeLa Fucci cells (J Virol)</li> <li>Cathepsin W and <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26060270">influenza virus entry</a> (mBio)</li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26413745">Plaque 2.0</a> (PLoS One)</li> <li><a href="https://youtu.be/SiS0plM4i9k">Video of this episode</a> (YouTube)</li> <li>Timestamps by <a href="http://www.twitter.com/jrrmicro" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Jolene</a>. Thanks!</li> </ul> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 522: Readers of the lost ORF
<p>The TWiVsters review isolation of a naturally occurring DNA virus from fruit flies, and the cell-type specific function of a small transmembrane protein encoded in an open reading frame upstream of the enterovirus polyprotein.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" rel= "noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com/" rel="noopener">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/"> Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Subscribe (free): <a href= "http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=300973784" target="_blank" rel="noopener">iTunes</a>, <a href= "https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cDovL3R3aXYubWljcm9iZXdvcmxkLmxpYnN5bnByby5jb20vdHdpdg%3D%3D" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Google Podcasts</a>, <a href= "http://twiv.microbeworld.libsynpro.com/twiv" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">RSS</a>, <a href="http://eepurl.com/Gcw59" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">email</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" rel= "payment">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href= "https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-07545-0">Genome-edited</a> babies (Nature)</li> <li>Second <a href= "https://www.technologyreview.com/the-download/612484/a-second-crispr-pregnancy-is-already-under-way-claims-rogue-chinese-scientist/"> CRISPR pregnancy</a>? (MIT Tech Rev)</li> <li><a href= "https://journals.plos.org/plospathogens/article/file?id=10.1371/journal.ppat.1007050&type=printable"> Naturally occurring</a> DNA virus of <em>Drosophila </em>(PLoS Path)</li> <li>Upstream protein coding region in enterovirus genome</li> <li>We <a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2846865">missed it</a> in 1988! (J Virol)</li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-522-letters">Letters read</a> on TWiV 522</li> <li>Timestamps by <a href="http://www.twitter.com/jrrmicro" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Jolene</a>. Thanks!</li> </ul> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Alan</strong> - $40 internationally standard <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?reload=9&v=9mAcJRFfAL0">cup of tea</a><br /> <strong>Rich</strong>- <a href= "https://mars.nasa.gov/insight/">Mars InSight Mission</a><br /> <strong>Dickson</strong>- <a href= "https://www.nybg.org/event/holiday-train-show/">New York Botanical Garden Train Show</a><br /> <strong>Kathy</strong>- <a href= "https://www.diyphotography.net/these-are-the-finalists-of-2018-comedy-wildlife-photography-awards-and-theyre-hilarious/">Comedy wildlife photo awards finalists</a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "https://twitter.com/gillibrandny/status/1067533607441440768">Senator Gillibrand calls for funding AFM research</a> and our <a href= "https://crowdfund.columbia.edu/project/9241">Crowdsourcing of EV-D68 research</a></p> <h3>Listener Pick</h3> <p><strong>Fernando -</strong> <a href= "https://amzn.to/2Ud8Xrc"><em>Pathfinders</em></a> by Felipe Fernández-Armesto; <a href= "https://amzn.to/2U5NRed"><em>Erebus</em></a> by Michael Palin</p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 521: Spitting in the Allee
<p>Team TWiV cover the discovery of another giant virus from 30,000 year old Siberian permafrost, and how viral aggregation accelerates the production of new infectious viruses and increases fitness, demonstrating an Allee effect.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" rel= "noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com/" rel="noopener">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/"> Rich Condit</a>,  <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/">Kathy Spindler</a>, and <a href="http://www.twitter.com/BioProfBarker" rel="noopener">Brianne Barker</a></p> <p>Subscribe (free): <a href= "http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=300973784" target="_blank" rel="noopener">iTunes</a>, <a href= "https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cDovL3R3aXYubWljcm9iZXdvcmxkLmxpYnN5bnByby5jb20vdHdpdg%3D%3D" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Google Podcasts</a>, <a href= "http://twiv.microbeworld.libsynpro.com/twiv" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">RSS</a>, <a href="http://eepurl.com/Gcw59" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">email</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" rel= "payment">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="http://bit.ly/micromssm">PhD and postdoctoral programs</a> at Dept of Microbiology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai</li> <li>30,000 year old <a href= "http://www.pnas.org/content/112/38/E5327.short"><em>Mollivirus sibericum</em></a> (PNAS)</li> <li>Aggregating viruses <a href= "https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S096098221831073X"> promotes early replication</a> (Curr Biol)</li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-521-letters">Letters read</a> on TWiV 521</li> <li>Timestamps by <a href="http://www.twitter.com/jrrmicro" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Jolene</a>. Thanks!</li> </ul> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Brianne -</strong> <a href= "https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/19/health/vaccines-poverty.html">Why don't we have vaccines against everything?</a><br /> <strong>Rich</strong>- <a href= "https://goldengloberace.com/">Golden Globe Race</a><br /> <strong>Dickson</strong>- <a href="https://amzn.to/2P0gndm"><em>The Anatomy of Figure Drawing</em>by Robert Demarest</a> and <a href= "http://people.wku.edu/charles.smith/chronob/ALLE1885.htm">Warder Clyde Allee</a><br /> <strong>Kathy</strong>- <a href= "https://kottke.org/18/11/the-moon-is-flipped-upside-down-in-the-southern-hemisphere">Orientation of the moon’s appearance, Southern Hemisphere</a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "http://www.virology.ws/2018/11/20/paul-has-measles/">Paul has Measles in English and Spanish</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 520: This old mouse
<p>The TWiVidae review universal influenza vaccines that are in clinical trials, and discovery of an atypical parvovirus that causes chronic kidney disease in middle aged, immunocompromised laboratory mice.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" rel= "noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com/" rel="noopener">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com/">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/">Rich Condit</a>,  <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/">Kathy Spindler</a>, and <a href="http://www.twitter.com/BioProfBarker" rel="noopener">Brianne Barker</a></p> <p>Subscribe (free): <a href= "http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=300973784" target="_blank" rel="noopener">iTunes</a>, <a href= "https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cDovL3R3aXYubWljcm9iZXdvcmxkLmxpYnN5bnByby5jb20vdHdpdg%3D%3D" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Google Podcasts</a>, <a href= "http://twiv.microbeworld.libsynpro.com/twiv" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">RSS</a>, <a href="http://eepurl.com/Gcw59" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">email</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" rel= "payment">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="http://bit.ly/micromssm">PhD and postdoctoral programs</a> at Dept of Microbiology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai</li> <li><a href= "http://www.imperial.ac.uk/study/pg/medicine/molecular-biology/">MSc program </a>Molecular Biology and Pathology of Viruses, Univ College London</li> <li><a href="https://amzn.to/2yXWL4i">Virology Comics</a> on sale (Amazon)</li> <li><a href= "https://naturalhistory.si.edu/exhibits/outbreak/">Outbreak</a> at the Smithsonian</li> <li>NIAID strategic plan for <a href= "https://www.niaid.nih.gov/news-events/niaid-unveils-strategic-plan-developing-universal-influenza-vaccine"> universal influenza vaccine</a></li> <li>Fauci article on <a href= "https://academic.oup.com/jid/advance-article/doi/10.1093/infdis/jiy103/4904047"> universal influenza vaccine</a> (J Inf Dis)</li> <li>Severe <a href= "https://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/season/flu-season-2017-2018.htm">2017-18 flu season</a> (CDC)</li> <li>Progress on <a href= "https://www.the-scientist.com/news-opinion/first-universal-flu-vaccine-to-enter-phase-3-trial-65073?utm_campaign=TS_DAILY%20NEWSLETTER_2018&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=67417406&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9nJDXa1YlLFXR4lw5JMywWxBscKuSC2I4oCZ_4B1xWklyyYJ6FpaLozILhBZJqpfjS90pYARAET3WIgfXmJOu6XsueDQ&_hsmi=67417406"> universal influenza vaccine</a> (The Scientist)</li> <li><a href= "http://www.virology.ws/2018/10/10/influenza-vaccine-is-safe-for-those-with-egg-allergies/"> Influenza vaccine is safe for those with egg allergies</a></li> <li><a href= "https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0092867418310298"> Atypical parvovirus</a>drives mouse kidney disease (Cell)</li> <li><a href= "https://cvrblog.myportfolio.com/visible-viruses-ar-app?fbclid=IwAR2KKgX5i3fVeKOp7RHyuZZ_q_wX1eO2HNK-xyBIbyqAshVT1t8sd8SY7CY"> Contagious Thinking: Visible Viruses AR app</a></li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-520-letters">Letters read</a> on TWiV 520</li> <li>Timestamps by <a href="http://www.twitter.com/jrrmicro" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Jolene</a>. Thanks!</li> </ul> <h3>Weekly Science Picks 1:17:24</h3> <p><strong>Brianne -</strong> <a href= "https://www.statnews.com/2018/11/15/nebula-genomics-offers-free-dna-sequencing/"> Nebula Genomics: a new start-up offering free genome sequencing (with a catch)</a><br /> <strong>Alan</strong>- GRE scores are <a href= "https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0206570">poor predictor</a>of degree completion<br /> <strong>Rich</strong>- <a href= "https://www.sciencemill.org/">The Science Mill</a>(<a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ryexPahYMoc&feature=youtu.be">video</a>)<br /> <strong>Dickson</strong>- <a href= "https://teachmeanatomy.info/head/cranial-nerves/">The 12 cranial nerves</a> (<a href= "https://www.mnemonic-device.com/medical/cranial-nerves/on-old-olympus-towering-top-a-fin-a-german-viewed-a-hop/">mnemonic</a>)<br /> <strong>Kathy</strong>- <a href= "https://www.nap.edu/catalog/24994/sexual-harassment-of-women-climate-culture-and-consequences-in-academic">NAS report on Sexual Harassment of Women (free pdf)</a> <a href= "https://www.nap.edu/visualizations/sexual-harassment-iceberg/">Iceberg figure</a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "https://amzn.to/2RWmgKy"><em>The Tangled Tree </em>by David Quammen</a> and <a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twievo/twievo-37/">TWiEVO #37</a></p> <h3>Listener Pick</h3> <p><strong>Mark</strong>- <a href= "https://www.cdc.gov/flu/weekly/usmap.htm">Weekly US Map: Influenza Summary</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 519: Fishing for viruses in senile
<p>The TWiVomers review a potential role for herpes simplex virus type 1 as a cause of Alzheimer's Disease, including the finding that amyloid-beta acts as an antiviral by enveloping virus particles.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" rel= "noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com/" rel="noopener">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com/">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href="http://www.twitter.com/BioProfBarker" rel= "noopener">Brianne Barker</a></p> <p>Subscribe (free): <a href= "http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=300973784" target="_blank" rel="noopener">iTunes</a>, <a href= "https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cDovL3R3aXYubWljcm9iZXdvcmxkLmxpYnN5bnByby5jb20vdHdpdg%3D%3D" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Google Podcasts</a>, <a href= "http://twiv.microbeworld.libsynpro.com/twiv" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">RSS</a>, <a href="http://eepurl.com/Gcw59" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">email</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" rel= "payment">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="https://amzn.to/2yXWL4i">Virology Comics</a> on sale (Amazon)</li> <li>Clinical Trial: <a href= "https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03282916?term=herpes&cond=Alzheimer+Disease&cntry=US&rank=1"> antiviral for AD</a></li> <li>HHV6 and HHV7 transcripts in AD brain (<a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-505/">TWiV 505</a>)</li> <li><a href= "https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fnagi.2018.00324/full"> HSV1 in AD</a> (Front Ag Neuro)</li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29488144">Taiwan cohort study</a> on antivirals and AD (Neurother)</li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15602731">HSV1 antibodies</a> in CSF (J Med Virol)</li> <li>HSV1 induces <a href= "https://reader.elsevier.com/reader/sd/pii/S0896627318305269?token=49DF168BF5F4D781CEC72A7AAD013910B93D008E70488A8470FCF2B43B7CCC2E6E62EBE1E7EF0578EC0204EE0948ED48"> amyloid-beta fibrillization</a> (Neuron)</li> <li><a href= "https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Amyloid_plaques_alzheimer_disease_HE_stain.jpg"> Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-519-letters">Letters read</a> on TWiV 519</li> <li>Timestamps by <a href="http://www.twitter.com/jrrmicro" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Jolene</a>. Thanks!</li> </ul> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Brianne -</strong> <a href= "https://www.amazon.com/Z-Man-Games-ZM7101-Pandemic/dp/B00A2HD40E">Pandemic (board game)</a><br /> <strong>Alan</strong>- <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AWJwvPdsb70&feature=youtu.be">The Shortwave Radio Audio Archive</a> (<a href= "http://spectrumarchive.org/">site</a>and <a href= "https://shortwavearchive.com/">blog</a>)<br /> <strong>Rich</strong>- <a href= "http://southseas.nla.gov.au/index_maps.html">James Cook's First Pacific Voyage, 1768-1771 (interactive map)</a><br /> <strong>Dickson</strong>- <a href= "https://www.instagram.com/the_scientist_magazine/">The Scientist on Instagram</a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "https://stateoftheworldsfungi.org/">State of the World’s Fungi</a></p> <h3>Listener Pick</h3> <p><strong>David</strong>- <a href= "https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/25/magazine/bruno-latour-post-truth-philosopher-science.html"> Bruno LaTour</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 518: Hershey's viruses
<p>Vincent travels to Penn State College of Medicine in Hershey, PA to speak with Nick and Leslie about their careers and their work on human cytomegalovirus and retroviruses.</p> <p>Host: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" rel= "noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a></p> <p>Guests: <a href= "https://cancer.psu.edu/researchers/individual/-/researcher/5B6500F63D7238DBE0540010E056499A/nicholas-buchkovich-phd"> Nicholas Buchkovich</a> and <a href= "https://pennstate.pure.elsevier.com/en/persons/leslie-parent">Leslie Parent</a></p> <p>Subscribe (free): <a href= "http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=300973784" target="_blank" rel="noopener">iTunes</a>, <a href= "https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cDovL3R3aXYubWljcm9iZXdvcmxkLmxpYnN5bnByby5jb20vdHdpdg%3D%3D" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Google Podcasts</a>, <a href= "http://twiv.microbeworld.libsynpro.com/twiv" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">RSS</a>, <a href="http://eepurl.com/Gcw59" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">email</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" rel= "payment">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>HIV-1 gag <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8139035">membrane binding domain</a> (J Virol)</li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11891341">Nuclear experience</a> for gag (PNAS)</li> <li>Gag in <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23135726">nucleolus</a> (J Virol)</li> <li>YB-1 for <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24501406">retrovirus assembly</a> (J Virol)</li> <li>HCMV controls <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17942541">BiP levels</a> (J Virol)</li> <li>HCMV <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20739513">regulates La</a> (J Virol)</li> <li>Inhibition of HCMV by <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27795424">modulating syntaxin 5</a> (J Virol)</li> <li><a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29618648">Non-envelopment role for ESCRT-III</a> during HCMV infection (J Virol)</li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7636991">Late retroviral budding</a> function (J Virol)</li> <li><a href="https://amzn.to/2Dht9mB"><em>Grit </em>by Angela Duckworth</a></li> <li><a href="https://amzn.to/2qrCI9P"><em>The Scientists</em></a> by John Gribbin</li> <li>Timestamps by <a href="http://www.twitter.com/jrrmicro" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Jolene</a>. Thanks!</li> </ul> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 517: Just in time for Halloween
<p>Brianne and Vincent tackle two studies that utilize infectious viruses to examine zoonotic potential of Bombali virus, a new ebolavirus from an insectivorous species in Sierra Leone, and a human mumps-like virus from an African flying fox in DRC.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" rel= "noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a> and <a href= "http://www.twitter.com/BioProfBarker" rel="noopener">Brianne Barker</a></p> <p>Subscribe (free): <a href= "http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=300973784" target="_blank" rel="noopener">iTunes</a>, <a href= "https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cDovL3R3aXYubWljcm9iZXdvcmxkLmxpYnN5bnByby5jb20vdHdpdg%3D%3D" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Google Podcasts</a>, <a href= "http://twiv.microbeworld.libsynpro.com/twiv" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">RSS</a>, <a href="http://eepurl.com/Gcw59" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">email</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" rel= "payment">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Pan American Society for Clinical Virology <a href= "https://www.pascv.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1128200">San Diego</a> and <a href= "https://www.pascv.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1129155">Houston</a> Regional Meetings</li> <li>It's not SARS 2.0 (<a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-364/">TWiV 364</a>)</li> <li>Bats out of hell (<a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-183-bats-out-of-hell/">TWiV 183</a>)</li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30150734">Bombali virus</a>, a new Ebolavirus (Nat Micro)</li> <li><a href= "http://www.virology.ws/2018/02/22/nonlethal-ebolavirus-infections/"> Asymptomatic</a> Ebolavirus infections (virology blog)</li> <li>Bat-borne <a href= "https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2211124718314487?via%3Dihub"> mumps virus</a> (Cell Rep)</li> <li><a href= "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Epomophorus#/media/File:Epomophorus_wahlbergi1.jpg"> Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-517-letters">Letters read</a> on TWiV 517</li> <li>Timestamps by <a href="http://www.twitter.com/jrrmicro" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Jolene</a>. Thanks!</li> </ul> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Brianne -</strong> <a href= "https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2018/10/afm-polio-like-illness-thats-paralyzing-children/573982/"> Ed Yong on AFM</a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "http://gogglesoptional.com/">Goggles Optional</a> podcast (especially <a href= "http://gogglesoptional.com/episode-243-viral-podcasts-and-primary-colors/"> #243</a>)</p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 516: HUSH little virus, don't you transcribe
<p>Lonya and Jeremy take the TWiV team beTWIXt primate immunodeficiency virus proteins Vpx and Vpr and how they counteract transcriptional repression of proviruses by the HUSH complex.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" rel= "noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com/" rel="noopener">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/">Rich Condit</a>, <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/">Kathy Spindler</a>, and <a href="http://www.twitter.com/BioProfBarker" rel="noopener">Brianne Barker</a></p> <p>Guests: <a href= "http://www.lubanlab.org/people/current/leonid-yurkovetskiy/">Leonid Yorkovetskiy</a> and <a href="http://www.lubanlab.org/">Jeremy Luban</a></p> <p>Subscribe (free): <a href= "http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=300973784" target="_blank" rel="noopener">iTunes</a>, <a href= "https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cDovL3R3aXYubWljcm9iZXdvcmxkLmxpYnN5bnByby5jb20vdHdpdg%3D%3D" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Google Podcasts</a>, <a href= "http://twiv.microbeworld.libsynpro.com/twiv" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">RSS</a>, <a href="http://eepurl.com/Gcw59" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">email</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" rel= "payment">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Pan American Society for Clinical Virology <a href= "https://www.pascv.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1128200">San Diego</a> and <a href= "https://www.pascv.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1129155">Houston</a> Regional Meetings</li> <li>Vpr and Vpx <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30297740">counter HUSH</a> (Nat Micro)</li> <li>Vpr and Vpx <a href= "https://www.biorxiv.org/content/biorxiv/early/2018/04/03/293001.full.pdf"> counter HUSH</a> (bioRxiv version)</li> <li>Schematic of <a href= "https://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/principal-investigators-i-p/lehner"> HUSH complex</a> (Lehner lab)</li> <li>Olive colobus monkey <a href= "https://alltheworldsprimates.org/VideoPlayer.aspx?lname=Procolobus%20verus&primateId=508"> sound credit</a></li> <li>Image credit: William (Ted) Diehl</li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-516-letters">Letters read</a> on TWiV 516</li> <li>Timestamps by <a href="http://www.twitter.com/jrrmicro" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Jolene</a>. Thanks!</li> </ul> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Brianne -</strong> <a href= "https://amzn.to/2CXW9iX"><em>The Chimp and the River</em></a> by David Quammen<br /> <strong>Rich</strong>- <a href= "https://www.gutenberg.org/files/8106/8106-h/8106-h.htm">James Cook’s First Voyage Journal</a> (<a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-zeINPovI4Q">20 sec Google Earth summary</a>)<br /> <strong>Kathy</strong>- High resolution Antarctica map <a href= "https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/07/science/antarctica-map-rema.html"> NYTimes</a> <a href= "http://data.pgc.umn.edu/maps/antarctica/pgc/20/pdf/">46MB Maps</a> (<a href="https://www.pgc.umn.edu/data/rema/">more info</a> and 43 tb maps)<br /> <strong>Dickson</strong>- <a href= "https://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2018/10/jellyfish-species-reproduction-feeding-ocean/?cmpid=org=ngp::mc=crm-email::src=ngp::cmp=editorial::add=sunstills_20181014::rid=20017695455&user.testname=none"> Jellyfish</a><br /> <strong>Jeremy -</strong> <a href= "https://amzn.to/2R4LpSR">Pictorial Guide to Living Primates</a>; <a href="https://alltheworldsprimates.org/Home.aspx">All The World's Primates</a><strong><br /></strong><strong>Lonya</strong>- <a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=29891865">Chougui et al.</a> HIV-2/SIV Vpx counters HUSH<br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "https://www.researchamerica.org/">Research!America</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 515: When virus is in retrograde
<p>The TWiV team notes the passing of Tom Steitz, an outbreak of acute flaccid myelitis in the US, a continuing Ebola virus outbreak in DRC, respiratory vaccinia due to inhalation of ground up rabbit skin, and how a human papillomavirus capsid protein directs virus-containing endosomes towards the nucleus.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" rel= "noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com/" rel="noopener">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://www.turbidplaque.com/">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/">Kathy Spindler</a>, and <a href="http://www.twitter.com/BioProfBarker" rel="noopener">Brianne Barker</a></p> <p>Subscribe (free): <a href= "http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=300973784" target="_blank" rel="noopener">iTunes</a>, <a href= "https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cDovL3R3aXYubWljcm9iZXdvcmxkLmxpYnN5bnByby5jb20vdHdpdg%3D%3D" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Google Podcasts</a>, <a href= "http://twiv.microbeworld.libsynpro.com/twiv" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">RSS</a>, <a href="http://eepurl.com/Gcw59" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">email</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" rel= "payment">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Sea Phages <a href= "https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov_pubmed_29208718&d=DwMGaQ&c=G2MiLlal7SXE3PeSnG8W6_JBU6FcdVjSsBSbw6gcR0U&r=o4snVIQZ0CVuLGpZvqFOP4ToVfgjBKFWQW4Gx6mIfA4&m=-2afi1f8HWA8MwYhmKCiMTrXw8fIQh-d5e-sdRVy_Jg&s=9eRWSmsAdxuWaSlqFCrG89HqRt7Gid6v5VNSnZDpDyc&e="> program</a> and <a href="http://www.hhmi.org/SEA">application materials</a></li> <li><a href= "https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/10/obituaries/thomas-a-steitz-dead.html"> Tom Steitz</a>, 78 (NY Times)</li> <li><a href= "http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/news-perspective/2018/10/states-and-cdc-probe-reports-rare-poliolike-symptoms-kids"> AFM outbreak</a>, US (CIDRAP)</li> <li>AFM <a href= "https://www.cdc.gov/acute-flaccid-myelitis/afm-surveillance.html">surveillance</a> (CDC)</li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29959591">Acute Flaccid Paralysis and Enteroviral Infections</a> (Curr Inf Dis Rep)</li> <li>EV-D68 <a href= "https://www.biorxiv.org/content/early/2017/07/10/161778">neurotropism</a> (bioRxiv)</li> <li><a href= "http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/news-perspective/2018/10/new-ebola-cases-underscore-beni-outbreak-epicenter"> Ebola virus outbreak</a>continues in DRC (CIDRAP)</li> <li>Vaccinia virus <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30218816?dopt=Abstract">respiratory infection</a> (Int J Inf Dis)</li> <li>HPV L2 penetrates endosome, <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30122350">brings virus retro</a> (Cell)</li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-515-letters">Letters read</a> on TWiV 515</li> <li>Timestamps by <a href="http://www.twitter.com/jrrmicro" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Jolene</a>. Thanks!</li> </ul> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Brianne -</strong> <a href= "https://www.mcny.org/exhibition/germ-city">Germ City-Microbes and the Metropolis Museum Exhibition</a><strong><br /> Alan</strong>- Nikon 2018 <a href= "https://www.nikonsmallworld.com/galleries/2018-small-world-in-motion-competition"> Small World in Motion</a> competition<br /> <strong>Kathy</strong>- <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WYBzbxIfuKs">Ion Torrent Sequencing (video)</a><br /> <strong>Dickson</strong>- <a href= "https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/economics/2018/summary/">2018 Nobel Prizes Economics</a><br /> <strong>Kathy</strong>- <a href= "https://bigthink.com/surprising-science/the-spilhaus-projection-ocean-maps">Ocean-centric map</a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - Intelligence Matters Podcast: <a href= "https://www.cbsnews.com/news/niaids-anthony-fauci-nature-is-potentially-the-worst-bioterrorist/">Anthony Fauci on threats from epidemics</a></p> <h3>Listener Picks</h3> <p><strong>Gonsalo</strong> - Cells at Work (<a href= "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cells_at_Work">Manga</a>, <a href= "https://www.crunchyroll.com/cells-at-work">Anime</a>)</p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 514: Staying below the ADAR
<p>The TWiVumvirate reviews this years crop of Nobel Prizes, and how cells prevent leakage of mitochondrial double-stranded RNA into the cytoplasm, which would otherwise lead to the production of interferon.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" rel= "noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com/" rel="noopener">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://www.turbidplaque.com/">Alan Dove</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Subscribe (free): <a href= "http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=300973784" target="_blank" rel="noopener">iTunes</a>, <a href= "https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cDovL3R3aXYubWljcm9iZXdvcmxkLmxpYnN5bnByby5jb20vdHdpdg%3D%3D" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Google Podcasts</a>, <a href= "http://twiv.microbeworld.libsynpro.com/twiv" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">RSS</a>, <a href="http://eepurl.com/Gcw59" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">email</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" rel= "payment">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Sea Phages <a href= "https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov_pubmed_29208718&d=DwMGaQ&c=G2MiLlal7SXE3PeSnG8W6_JBU6FcdVjSsBSbw6gcR0U&r=o4snVIQZ0CVuLGpZvqFOP4ToVfgjBKFWQW4Gx6mIfA4&m=-2afi1f8HWA8MwYhmKCiMTrXw8fIQh-d5e-sdRVy_Jg&s=9eRWSmsAdxuWaSlqFCrG89HqRt7Gid6v5VNSnZDpDyc&e="> program</a> and <a href="http://www.hhmi.org/SEA">application materials</a></li> <li>Plant biologists <a href= "https://www.the-scientist.com/news-opinion/two-plant-biologists-penalized-by-cnrs-in-france-64893">penalized by CNRS</a> (The Scientist)</li> <li>2018 Nobel Prize in Medicine (<a href= "https://www.nobelprize.org/uploads/2018/10/press-medicine2018.pdf">pdf</a>)</li> <li>2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry (<a href= "https://www.nobelprize.org/uploads/2018/10/advanced-chemistryprize-2018.pdf">pdf</a>)</li> <li>2018 Nobel Prize in Physics (<a href= "https://www.nobelprize.org/uploads/2018/10/advanced-physicsprize2018.pdf">pdf</a>)</li> <li>2018 Nobel <a href= "https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/peace/2018/press-release/">Peace Prize</a> (Nobel)</li> <li><a href= "http://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-018-0363-0">Mitochondrial dsRNA</a> triggers IFN (Nature)</li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-514-letters">Letters read</a> on TWiV 514</li> <li>Timestamps by <a href="http://www.twitter.com/jrrmicro" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Jolene</a>. Thanks!</li> </ul> <h3>Weekly Science Picks 1:28:33</h3> <p><strong>Alan</strong>- <a href= "https://www.compoundchem.com/">Compound Interest</a> chemistry graphics<br /> <strong>Kathy</strong>- Writing letters of recommendation <a href= "https://csw.arizona.edu/sites/default/files/avoiding_gender_bias_in_letter_of_reference_writing.pdf"> Guidelines</a> <a href= "http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0957926503014002277">Trix & Psenka</a> <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2572075/">Schmader et al.</a> <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=19916666">Madera et al.</a><br /> <strong>Dickson</strong>- <a href= "https://www.google.com/search?q=japan+fireworks&client=firefox-b-1&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiF1MHRhfDdAhUGmuAKHa2sDf0Q_AUIDigB&biw=1368&bih=1193"> Japan Fireworks</a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "https://gameoftcells.medicine.wisc.edu/">The Game of T-Cells</a> and Apple Park <a href= "https://www.flickr.com/photos/51130204@N04/sets/72157700052292491/with/44792639351/"> Lego</a></p> <h3>Listener Picks</h3> <p><strong>Steve</strong> - <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/user/TheFunsuman/videos">Shomu's Biology</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 513: Double-stranded in Belgium
<p>From the 13th International Symposium on dsRNA viruses in Belgium, Vincent speaks with Harry Greenberg about his career and his work on rotaviruses, noroviruses, hepatitis B virus, and influenza virus.</p> <p>Host: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" rel= "noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a></p> <p>Guest: <a href= "https://profiles.stanford.edu/harry-greenberg">Harry Greenberg</a></p> <p>Subscribe (free): <a href= "http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=300973784" target="_blank" rel="noopener">iTunes</a>, <a href= "https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cDovL3R3aXYubWljcm9iZXdvcmxkLmxpYnN5bnByby5jb20vdHdpdg%3D%3D" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Google Podcasts</a>, <a href= "http://twiv.microbeworld.libsynpro.com/twiv" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">RSS</a>, <a href="http://eepurl.com/Gcw59" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">email</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" rel= "payment">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="https://kuleuvencongres.be/dsRNA2018">13th dsRNA Virus Symposium</a></li> <li><a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/4184114">Hepatitis</a>in blood donors (Lancet)</li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/950957">Interferon treatment</a>of hepatitis B (NEJM)</li> <li><a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/4530281"><em>Mycoplasma</em>mutants</a>in volunteers (PNAS)</li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/97364">Norwalk virus infection</a>of chimpanzees (J Med Virol)</li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/6264442">Rotavirus rescue</a>by reassortment (PNAS)</li> <li><a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12620793">Cold-adapted</a>influenza vaccine (Virol)</li> <li>Rotavirus <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22677178">correlates of protection</a>(Curr Opin Virol)</li> <li>Rotavirus vaccine and <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21675894">intussusception</a>(NEJM)</li> <li>Timestamps by <a href="http://www.twitter.com/jrrmicro" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Jolene</a>. Thanks!</li> </ul> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 512: Flexuous SUMO wrestlers
<p>Anne Simon joins the TWiV team to talk about plant viruses, including plum pox virus that devastates nut and stone fruit trees, and a geminivirus protein that regulates viral DNA synthesis.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" rel= "noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com/" rel="noopener">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://www.turbidplaque.com/">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/"> Rich Condit</a>, <a href= "http://www.twitter.com/BioProfBarker" rel="noopener">Brianne Barker</a>, and <a href="https://twitter.com/annealiz1">Anne Simon</a></p> <p>Click arrow to play<br /> Download <a href= "http://traffic.libsyn.com/twiv/TWiV512.mp3">TWiV 512</a> (62 MB .mp3, 103 min)<br /> Subscribe (free): <a href= "http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=300973784" target="_blank" rel="noopener">iTunes</a>, <a href= "https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cDovL3R3aXYubWljcm9iZXdvcmxkLmxpYnN5bnByby5jb20vdHdpdg%3D%3D" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Google Podcasts</a>, <a href= "http://twiv.microbeworld.libsynpro.com/twiv" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">RSS</a>, <a href="http://eepurl.com/Gcw59" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">email</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" rel= "payment">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Support Viruses <a href= "https://ww2.grc.org/contributions/contribution.aspx?v1=12501">Gordon Conference</a>3:38</li> <li><a href="https://viralzone.expasy.org/48">Potyvirus</a> (ViralZone)</li> <li><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plum_pox">Plum pox</a> (Wikipedia)</li> <li><a href= "http://msue.anr.msu.edu/news/history_biology_and_management_of_the_plum_pox_virus"> History, biology, management</a> of plum pox (Mich St Ext)</li> <li><a href= "https://www.businessinsider.com/gmo-controversy-beginning-fruit-2017-6"> Papaya ring spot virus</a> (Bus Man)</li> <li><a href="https://viralzone.expasy.org/109">Geminivirus</a> (ViralZone)</li> <li><a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29950424">Geminivirus rep</a> impairs PCNA SUMOylation (J Virol)</li> <li><a href="https://viralzone.expasy.org/">Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-512-letters">Letters read</a> on TWiV 512</li> <li>Timestamps by <a href="http://www.twitter.com/jrrmicro" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Jolene</a>. Thanks!</li> </ul> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Brianne </strong>-  <a href= "https://journals.plos.org/plosbiology/article?id=10.1371/journal.pbio.2006643">Why are so many genes unstudied?</a> (<a href= "https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/18/science/why-your-dna-is-still-uncharted-territory.html?rref=collection%2Fbyline%2Fcarl-zimmer&action=click&contentCollection=undefined&region=stream&module=stream_unit&version=latest&contentPlacement=1&pgtype=collection">Zimmer</a>and <a href= "https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/09/the-popularity-contest-of-human-genes/570586/"> Yong</a>)<br /> <strong>Alan </strong>- <a href= "https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMcibr1808725">Unveiling the RNA World</a><br /> <strong>Rich </strong>- <a href= "https://www.cnn.com/2018/08/25/opinions/spaghetti-mystery-feynman-lincoln/index.html?no-st=1537540815"> Spaghetti mystery solved</a> (<a href= "http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2018/08/09/1802831115">PNAS paper</a>)<br /> <strong>Dickson </strong>- <a href= "https://www.nationalgeographic.com/films/science-fair/">Science Fair</a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "http://www.virology.ws/2018/09/18/a-phd-lab-coat-ceremony/">A PhD Lab Coat Ceremony</a></p> <h3>Listener Picks</h3> <p><strong>Stephen </strong>- <a href= "https://www.skepticalraptor.com/skepticalraptorblog.php/flu-vaccine-myths-epic-rant-mark-crislip/"> Flu vaccine myth rant by Crislip</a><br /> <strong>Jolene </strong>- Research Matters in <a href= "http://collections.plos.org/research-matters">PLoS Path</a> and <a href="http://collections.plos.org/research-matters-biology">PLoS Biology</a><br /> <strong>Nicholas </strong>- <a href= "https://charitymiles.org/">Charity Matters app</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 511: Accessory found guilty in DC
<p>Ned Landau joins the TWiV team to discuss restriction of HIV replication by SAMHD1, and a viral antagonist that can be used to produce a dendritic cell vaccine.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" rel= "noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com/" rel="noopener">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://www.turbidplaque.com/">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/"> Rich Condit</a>, and <a href="http://www.twitter.com/BioProfBarker" rel="noopener">Brianne Barker</a></p> <p>Guest: <a href= "https://med.nyu.edu/microbiology-parasitology/faculty/landau-lab-microbiology"> Ned Landau</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" rel= "payment">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Support Viruses <a href= "https://ww2.grc.org/contributions/contribution.aspx?v1=12501">Gordon Conference</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/west-nile-virus/">TWiV #1</a>24 September 2008</li> <li>SAMHD1 <a href= "https://www.nature.com/articles/ni.2236">restricts HIV-1 replication</a> (Nature)</li> <li>SAMHD1 restricts <a href= "http://www.retrovirology.com/content/10/1/26">diverse retroviruses</a> (Retrovirology)</li> <li>Vpx degradation of SAMHD1 <a href= "https://jvi.asm.org/content/89/10/5701">independent of uncoating</a> (J Virol)</li> <li><a href="http://www.nature.com/articles/gt201261">Transduction of myeloid cells</a> with Vpx vector (Gene Ther)</li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-511-letters">Letters read</a> on TWiV 511</li> <li>Timestamps by <a href="http://www.twitter.com/jrrmicro" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Jolene</a>. Thanks!</li> </ul> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Brianne</strong>- <a href= "http://bbarkerdrew.com/immunology-course/">Online Immunology Course</a><br /> <strong>Alan</strong>- <a href= "http://www.bacteriabuilder.co.uk/">Bacteria Builder</a><br /> <strong>Rich</strong>- <a href= "https://www.improbable.com/ig/winners/#ig2018">2018 Ig Nobel Prizes</a><br /> <strong>Dickson</strong>- <a href= "https://amzn.to/2NjjUaC"><em>Between Fear and Hope</em></a><br /> <strong>Ned</strong> - <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29211708">HUSH silencing of transposons</a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/09/european-science-funders-ban-grantees-publishing-paywalled-journals"> Paywall publishing ban</a> (<a href= "https://www.scienceeurope.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/cOAlitionS_Preamble.pdf">Schlitz statement</a>); <a href= "https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-01642-w">Curry</a> on <a href="https://sfdora.org/">DORA</a></p> <h3>Listener Pick</h3> <p><strong>Steve</strong>- <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBFFa9Tc12c">Paywall: Business of Scholarship</a> and <a href= "https://amzn.to/2NL9Erf"><em>Biohazard</em></a><br /> <strong>Islam</strong>- <a href= "https://twitter.com/petersuber/status/1039183605740785664">Peer review Twitter post</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 510: Retroviruses at Cold Spring Harbor
<p>Vincent and Dickson travel to the 44th Retrovirus meeting at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories, where they speak with John Coffin, Stephen Hughes, Ya-Chi Ho, and Matt Takata about the meeting and their work on HIV-1.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" rel= "noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a> and <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com/" rel="noopener">Dickson Despommier</a></p> <p>Guests: <a href= "http://sackler.tufts.edu/Faculty-and-Research/Faculty-Profiles/John-Coffin-Profile" target="_blank" rel="noopener">John Coffin</a>, <a href= "https://ccr.cancer.gov/HIV-DRP-Retroviral-Replication-Laboratory/stephen-h-hughes" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Stephen Hughes</a>, <a href= "https://medicine.yale.edu/micropath/people/ya-chi_ho.profile">Ya-Chi Ho</a>, and <a href= "https://www.linkedin.com/in/matthew-takata-b6421286/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Matt Takata</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" rel= "payment">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Cold Spring Harbor <a href= "http://meetings.cshl.edu/Retro18">Retrovirus Meeting 2018</a></li> <li>Retroviruses and cranberries (<a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-320/">TWiV 320</a>)</li> <li>Identical proviruses in <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28328934">HIV-1 reservoir</a> (PLoS Path)</li> <li>Measuring <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24799684">HIV-1 latency</a> (PNAS)</li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28953888">CG dinucleotide suppression</a> is host defense (Nature)</li> <li>Timestamps by <a href="http://www.twitter.com/jrrmicro" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Jolene</a>. Thanks!</li> </ul> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 509: 41,103 bases under the sea
<p>The TWiV team considers whether those who can do, can't teach, and newly discovered viruses of planarians and <em>Aplysia </em>with the largest RNA genomes.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" rel= "noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com/" rel="noopener">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://www.turbidplaque.com/">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" rel= "noopener">Kathy Spindler</a> and <a href= "http://www.twitter.com/BioProfBarker" rel="noopener">Brianne Barker</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" rel= "payment">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Support Viruses <a href= "https://ww2.grc.org/contributions/contribution.aspx?v1=12501">Gordon Conference</a></li> <li>KNAW <a href="http://www.knaw.nl/beijerinck-prizes">Beijerinck Prize</a></li> <li><a href= "http://wmdcenter.ndu.edu/Portals/97/Documents/Publications/Articles/Bioterrorism-and-Biocrimes.pdf"> <em>Bioterrorism and Biocrimes</em></a> by Seth Carus (free pdf)</li> <li><a href= "http://ndupress.ndu.edu/Media/News/Article/1270572/a-short-history-of-biological-warfare-from-pre-history-to-the-21st-century/"> <em>History of Biological Warfare</em></a> by Seth Carus (free)</li> <li><a href= "https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/25/opinion/sunday/college-professors-experts-advice.html"> Those Who Can Do, Can't Teach</a> (NYTimes)</li> <li><a href= "https://www.biorxiv.org/content/early/2018/04/11/299776">Planarian</a> nidovirus (bioRxiv)</li> <li><a href= "https://www.biorxiv.org/content/early/2018/04/24/307678"><em>Aplysia</em></a> nidovirus (bioRxiv)</li> <li><a href= "https://sites.google.com/site/davidbirdscience/Home/courses/zoology/day-10-planarian-lab"> Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-509-letters">Letters read</a>on TWiV 509</li> </ul> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Brianne</strong>- <a href= "https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/capital-weather-gang/wp/2018/08/28/climate-change-switchboard-shows-every-country-on-the-planet-turning-red-hot/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.f3553a04b926">Climate change visualization</a><br /> <strong>Alan</strong>- <a href= "https://anovaculinary.com/">Anova</a> sous vide cooker<br /> <strong>Dickson</strong>- <a href= "https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/images/Event/92344/fire-season-in-the-western-united-states"> Fire season in western US</a><br /> <strong>Kathy</strong>- <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GRD-xvlhGMc">Sunscreen in UV</a> and <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xp6bxCh_p7c">The Projector Illusion</a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "https://library.ias.edu/files/UsefulnessHarpers.pdf">The Usefulness of Useless Knowledge</a></p> <h3>Listener Pick</h3> <p><strong>River</strong>- <a href= "http://www.news-gazette.com/opinion/columns/2018-08-05/george-will-the-conscience-the-present.html"> The Conscience of the Present</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 508: Bioweapon
<p>Jens returns to present a brief history of bioweapons, with a focus on the program in the Soviet Union, the largest ever undertaken, and his experience working in the decommissioned Soviet bioweapons laboratory known as Vector.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Guest: <a href= "https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=o4Z4fJoAAAAJ&hl=en" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Jens Kuhn</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="http://www.nature.com/articles/423678a" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Russia's Bioweapons Labs</a> (Nature)</li> <li><a href="https://archive.org/details/BioBook4" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><em>Medical Aspects of Biological Warfare</em></a></li> <li><a href="https://amzn.to/2PHDISS" target="_blank" rel= "noopener"><em>The Soviet Biological Weapons Program</em></a> by Leitenberg, Zilinskas, Kuhn</li> <li><a href="https://amzn.to/2oafR1r" target="_blank" rel= "noopener"><em>Biological Threats in the 21st Century</em></a> by Lentzos</li> <li><a href="https://amzn.to/2wd5z58" target="_blank" rel= "noopener"><em>Bioterrorism and Biocrimes</em></a> by W. Seth Carus</li> <li><a href="https://www.nature.com/articles/436628a" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Russia's Secret Weapons</a> (Nature)</li> <li><a href="http://www.nature.com/articles/423678a" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Image credit</a></li> </ul> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Jens -</strong> <a href= "http://www.vibrantsea.net/nudibranchs.html" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Nudibranchs</a>, <a href= "http://www.anapsid.org/beastly.html" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Beastly Garden</a>, large nidovirus (<a href= "https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.biorxiv.org_content_early_2018_04_11_299776&d=DwMFAg&c=G2MiLlal7SXE3PeSnG8W6_JBU6FcdVjSsBSbw6gcR0U&r=o4snVIQZ0CVuLGpZvqFOP4ToVfgjBKFWQW4Gx6mIfA4&m=YqoUOIPf1Y2uDZHrJ8_4ksCIFx962uOvafYTxCIu_xY&s=fFBmjMnTI3w5jqvQWIEFABPUxOSJxBdEkf2T-RY0ab8&e=" target="_blank" rel="noopener">one</a>, <a href= "https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__www.biorxiv.org_content_early_2018_04_24_307678&d=DwMFAg&c=G2MiLlal7SXE3PeSnG8W6_JBU6FcdVjSsBSbw6gcR0U&r=o4snVIQZ0CVuLGpZvqFOP4ToVfgjBKFWQW4Gx6mIfA4&m=YqoUOIPf1Y2uDZHrJ8_4ksCIFx962uOvafYTxCIu_xY&s=HGEcIhl0dCPMp7Tgw4gnzlW-1DhhzKSrdQsR_Sa8nQk&e=" target="_blank" rel="noopener">two</a>)<strong><br /> Rich - </strong><a href= "https://www.dallasnews.com/news/science-medicine/2018/05/25/living-inside-canister-dallas-polio-survivor-one-people-left-us-using-iron-lung">Living inside a canister</a><strong><br /> Dickson -</strong> <a href= "http://science.sciencemag.org/content/early/2018/06/27/science.aat0636" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Global rivers and streams</a><strong><br /></strong><strong>Kathy - </strong><a href="http://www.microbe.tv/twim/twim-181/">TWiM 181 Dr. Warhol’s Periodic Table of Microbes</a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "https://ajph.aphapublications.org/doi/10.2105/AJPH.2018.304567" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Twitter Bots and Russian Trolls Amplify Vaccine Debate</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 507: The fusion of form and function
<p>The TWiV team discuss the biology of Ebola viruses, and how localization of the membrane proteins of vaccinia virus drive function: the fusion machinery sits at the tips of virions, and binding proteins are at the sides.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href= "http://www.turbidplaque.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Rich Condit</a>, <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Kathy Spindler</a>, and <a href= "http://www.twitter.com/BioProfBarker" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Brianne Barker</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Support <a href= "https://ww2.grc.org/contributions/contribution.aspx?v1=12501" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Viruses & Cells Gordon Conference</a></li> <li><a href="https://naturalhistory.si.edu/exhibits/outbreak/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Outbreak</a> at the Smithsonian</li> <li><a href="http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-501/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Outbreak</a> (TWiV 501)</li> <li>Latest <a href= "http://www.who.int/ebola/situation-reports/drc-2018/en/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Ebola virus outbreak</a>, DRC (WHO)</li> <li>Summary of <a href= "https://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/history/chronology.html" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Ebola virus outbreaks</a> (CDC)</li> <li>Ebola virus <a href= "https://talk.ictvonline.org/ictv-reports/ictv_9th_report/negative-sense-rna-viruses-2011/w/negrna_viruses/197/filoviridae" target="_blank" rel="noopener">nomenclature</a> (ICTV)</li> <li>Ebola virus <a href= "https://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/history/distribution-map.html" target="_blank" rel="noopener">distribution map</a> (CDC)</li> <li><a href= "https://www.biorxiv.org/content/early/2018/07/01/360073" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Polarization</a> of vaccinia virus membrane proteins (bioRxiv)</li> <li><a href= "https://www.gofarmcoop.org/blog-posts/categories/farm-fresh-features" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-507-letters" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Letters read</a> on TWiV 507</li> </ul> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Alan -</strong> <a href= "https://www.puzzledescapegames.com/">Puzzled Escape Games</a><strong><br /> Rich - </strong><a href= "https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/upshot/election-2016-voting-precinct-maps.html#10.95/30.143/-97.851/117743">An Extremely Detailed Map of the 2016 Election</a><strong><br /> Dickson -</strong> <a href= "https://www.nasa.gov/content/goddard/parker-solar-probe" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Parker Solar Probe</a><strong><br /></strong><strong>Kathy - </strong><a href= "http://dinosaurpictures.org/ancient-earth#240">Ancient earth globe</a> and connected <a href= "http://dinosaurpictures.org/">Dinosaur database</a><strong><br /> Brianne</strong> - <a href= "http://science.sciencemag.org/content/361/6397/22">STEMM education should get HACD</a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/16/nyregion/nyu-free-tuition-medical-school.html?h_sid=714aeac233-5a942adc99604e15b73dbc02" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Free tuition for all NYU medical students</a></p> <h3>Listener Pick</h3> <p><strong>Heather</strong>- <a href= "https://www.gofarmcoop.org/blog-posts/categories/farm-fresh-features" target="_blank" rel="noopener">GoFarm blog</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV Special: David Tuller is PACEman
<p>David Tuller returns to provide an update of his investigative work to expose the methodological and ethical problems with the PACE trial for ME/CFS.</p> <p>Host: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a></p> <p>Guest: <a href="http://www.twitter.com/davidtuller1" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">David Tuller</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href= "https://www.statnews.com/2018/07/19/chronic-fatigue-syndrome-insurers-disability/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Article</a>by Lubet and Tuller (STAT)</li> <li>David's <a href= "http://www.virology.ws/2018/04/25/trial-by-error-goodbye-australia-and-two-updates/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Australian trip</a> (virology blog)</li> <li>Sir Simon scores <a href= "http://www.virology.ws/2018/06/18/trial-by-error-sir-simon-scores-an-own-goal/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">own goal</a> (virology blog)</li> <li><a href= "http://www.virology.ws/2018/07/16/trial-by-error-the-contentless-editors-note-about-the-lightning-process-trial/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Lightning process</a> (virology blog)</li> <li>Letter to <a href= "http://www.virology.ws/2018/07/11/trial-by-error-my-letter-to-the-science-and-technology-committee/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Parliament</a> (virology blog)</li> <li>Crowdfunding is not <a href= "http://www.virology.ws/2018/04/16/trial-by-error-guest-post-crowdfunding-david-tuller-is-not-a-conflict-of-interest/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">conflict of interest</a> (virology blog)</li> <li>Open letter to <a href= "http://www.virology.ws/2018/08/13/trial-by-error-open-letter-to-the-lancet-version-3-0/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Lancet 3.0</a> (virology blog)</li> <li>Mayo <a href= "http://www.virology.ws/2018/08/06/trial-by-error-mayo-still-champions-get/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">still champions GET</a> (virology blog)</li> <li><a href="https://me-pedia.org/wiki/File:David_tuller.jpg" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Image Credit</a></li> </ul> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 506: A Cafeteria full of jelly rolls
<p>The TWiVniks explain how the three-dimensional structure of the giant Cafeteria roenbergensis virus suggests a new mode of assembly, and the apparent elimination of dengue fever in an Australian city by release of mosquitoes harboring <em>Wolbachia</em>.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href= "http://www.turbidplaque.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Alan Dove</a>, and <a href="http://www.twitter.com/BioProfBarker" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Brianne Barker</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Support <a href= "https://ww2.grc.org/contributions/contribution.aspx?v1=12501" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Viruses & Cells Gordon Conference</a></li> <li>New DRC Ebola <a href= "http://outbreaknewstoday.com/drc-ebola-strain-current-outbreak-distinct-last-outbreak-74920/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">strains distinct</a> (Outbreak News)</li> <li><a href= "https://www.the-scientist.com/news-opinion/experimental-ebola-vaccinations-to-resume-in-democratic-republic-of-congo-64610?utm_campaign=TS_DAILY%20NEWSLETTER_2018&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=65023625&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8NvxA5YxBUbEkjBrsnRZR3v0wxiLmcgxQTg6rvpuqfLyW7OHgpDXZZUGP_KA8Dx5fLLcgQL_RlAsGI7R76wEGDBLRnFw&_hsmi=65023625" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Immunizations</a> for new DRC Ebola outbreak (The Scientist)</li> <li>Structure of <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28710447" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Cafeteria roenbergensis virus</a> (Sci Rep)</li> <li>Chuan (River) Xiao <a href="http://utminers.utep.edu/cxiao/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">laboratory</a></li> <li><a href="http://utminers.utep.edu/cxiao/#4" target="_blank" rel="noopener">CroV movies</a></li> <li><a href="https://gatesopenresearch.org/articles/2-36/v1" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Scaled deployment</a> of <em>Wolbachia</em>(Gates Open Res)</li> <li><a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05zfl70" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">In the wake</a> of Wakefield (BBC)</li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-506-letters" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Letters read</a> on TWiV 506</li> </ul> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Alan - </strong><a href= "http://www.bu.edu/today/2018/ebola-research-begins-at-neidl/">Ebola research begins</a> at the NEIDL<strong><br /> Dickson -</strong> <a href= "https://pixels.com/profiles/science-photo-library.html" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Science Photo Library</a><strong><br /> Brianne</strong> - <a href= "http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/07/liquid-water-spied-deep-below-polar-ice-cap-mars">First liquid water (underground lake) found on Mars</a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "https://nyti.ms/2mWMDT8" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Thirty years ago, we could have saved the planet</a></p> <h3>Listener Pick</h3> <p><strong>Edmund</strong>- <a href= "https://www.ihmc.us/stemtalks/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">STEM talk</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 505: Rosebola
<p>The TWiV hosts review persistence of Ebola virus after the end of the Liberian outbreak, and the potential role of two herpesviruses in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href= "http://www.turbidplaque.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Rich Condit</a>, <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Kathy Spindler</a> and <a href= "http://www.twitter.com/BioProfBarker" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Brianne Barker</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Support <a href= "https://ww2.grc.org/contributions/contribution.aspx?v1=12501" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Viruses & Cells Gordon Conference</a></li> <li>Trump picks <a href= "https://www.the-scientist.com/news-opinion/president-trump-picks-meteorologist-to-lead-ostp-64598?utm_campaign=TS_DAILY%20NEWSLETTER_2018&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=64924537&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-8czBCjJfA0y8hTDujHNA-GQfGCjwr4oIuD34s9gUPSl9YpT3vKJj5jMXgfc27zSky-ZMLlzlS7GEmOcAShyOHku67QXw&_hsmi=64924537" target="_blank" rel="noopener">science advisor</a> (Scientist)</li> <li>Hendra vaccine: no effect on <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29399777" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">horses racing</a> (Aust Vet J)</li> <li><a href= "https://www.thelancet.com/journals/laninf/article/PIIS1473-3099(18)30417-1/fulltext" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Persistence</a> of Ebola virus (Lancet Inf Dis)</li> <li>New <a href= "https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/08/02/new-ebola-outbreak-kills-20-drc-just-nine-days-health-workers/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ebolavirus outbreak</a> (Telegraph)</li> <li>Alzheimer's disease and <a href= "https://www.cell.com/neuron/fulltext/S0896-6273(18)30421-5" target="_blank" rel="noopener">herpesviruses</a> (Neuron)</li> <li>Herpesviruses, <a href= "https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0896627318305269?via%3Dihub" target="_blank" rel="noopener">beta-amyloid</a> and Alzheimer's disease (Neuron)</li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-505-letters" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Letters read</a> on TWiV 505</li> </ul> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Alan - </strong><a href= "https://impossiblefoods.com/">Impossible Burger</a><strong><br /> Rich - </strong><a href= "https://youtube.com/watch?v=fP3Xecbjslo&feature=youtu.be">SpaceX Just Sent Algae to the ISS, Here's How It'll Power Deep Space Missions</a><strong><br /> Dickson -</strong> <a href= "http://newsroom.ucla.edu/stories/unexpected-intersection-art-science-UCLA-Jonsson-Cancer-Center" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Art and Science Intersection</a> (<a href= "https://www.marinabaysands.com/museum.html" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Art Science Museum</a>)<strong><br /> Brianne</strong> - <a href= "https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-05838-y">Why it is not a 'failure' to leave academia</a><br /> <strong>Kathy</strong>- <a href= "http://nightflight.com/isao-hashimotos-animation-showing-the-number-of-nuclear-explosions-since-the-end-of-world-war-ii/">2003 video history of nuclear explosions 1945 - 1998</a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - Revisionist History <a href= "http://revisionisthistory.com/episodes/28-the-imaginary-crimes-of-margit-hamosh">Episode 8</a> and <a href= "http://revisionisthistory.com/episodes/29-strong-verbs-short-sentences"> Episode 9</a></p> <h3>Listener Pick</h3> <p><strong>Mark</strong>- TWIV bingo (<a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/TWiV_Bingo3_475x586.png" target="_blank" rel="noopener">png</a>)</p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 504: Flying foxes and barking pigs
<p>The TWiVerinos discuss Nipah virus and the recent outbreak in India, and the first cast of polio in Papua New Guinea in 18 years.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href= "http://www.turbidplaque.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "http://www.twitter.com/BioProfBarker" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Brianne Barker</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Support <a href= "https://ww2.grc.org/contributions/contribution.aspx?v1=12501" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Viruses & Cells Gordon Conference</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-501/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">TWiV 501: Outbreak</a></li> <li><a href="http://jcm.asm.org/content/56/6/e01875-17.long" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Nipah virus</a> infection (JCM)</li> <li>Anatomy of an <a href= "https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/kerala/anatomy-of-an-outbreak-how-kerala-handled-the-nipah-virus-outbreak/article24060538.ece" target="_blank" rel="noopener">outbreak</a> (The Hindu)</li> <li><a href= "https://now.tufts.edu/articles/do-we-need-worry-about-nipah-virus" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Do we need to worry </a>about Nipah virus? (Tufts Now)</li> <li>Nipah virus infection <a href= "https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/7/3/01-7312-t1" target="_blank" rel="noopener">of bats</a> (EID)</li> <li>Papua New Guinea <a href= "http://www.virology.ws/2018/06/27/papua-new-guinea-is-no-longer-polio-free/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">no longer polio-free</a> (virology blog)</li> <li>WHO polio <a href= "http://polioeradication.org/who-we-are/strategy/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">endgame</a> (polioeradication)</li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-504-letters" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Letters read</a> on TWiV 504</li> </ul> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Alan -</strong> <a href= "https://blog.aopa.org/aopa/2018/07/09/glaciers-of-the-rockies/">Glaciers of the Rockies</a> aerial photos<strong><br /> Rich - </strong><a href= "https://iss-casis.org/press-releases/spacex-crs-15-mission-overview/">SpaceX CRS-15 mission to the space station</a>(<a href= "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SpaceX_CRS-15">wiki</a>)<strong><br /> Dickson -</strong> <a href= "https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/milky-ways-black-hole-provides-long-sought-test-of-einsteins-general-relativity/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Test of Einstein's theory of relativity</a><strong><br /> Brianne</strong> - <a href="https://biorender.io/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">biorender</a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "https://www.asm.org/index.php/asm-video-on-demand/events-videos/item/7391-true-or-false-the-5-second-rule-sterile-urine-contaminated-tootbrushes-in-the-bathroom" target="_blank" rel="noopener">True or False? with Michael Schmidt</a></p> <h3>Listener Pick</h3> <p><strong>Jolene</strong>- <a href= "https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2018/04/25/dogs-cannot-get-autism-british-veterinary-association-warns/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Dogs cannot get autism</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 503: The greening of TWiV
<p>Vincent, Rich and Kathy travel to ASV 2018 at the University of Maryland to speak with Svetlana Folimonova and Anne Simon about their work on viruses that infect plants.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Guests: <a href= "https://plantpath.ifas.ufl.edu/faculty/svetlana-folimonova/profile/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Svetlana Folimonova</a> and <a href= "https://twitter.com/Annealiz1" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Anne Simon</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="http://simona065.wixsite.com/simon-lab" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Simon</a> laboratory</li> <li><a href= "https://plantpath.ifas.ufl.edu/faculty/svetlana-folimonova/profile/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Folimonova</a> laboratory</li> <li>CTV <a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27743959" target="_blank" rel="noopener">superinfection exclusion</a> (Virol)</li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28750323" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">3'-CITEs</a> in viral genome (J Virol)</li> <li><a href="https://youtu.be/Ug3ksg8Aksw" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Video</a> of this episode (YouTube)</li> </ul> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 502: Texas road phage
<p>The TWiV team travels to Texas A&M University, home of the Center for Phage Technology, where they speak with Ry Young and Jason Gill about their work on viruses that infect bacteria.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.turbidplaque.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Guests: <a href= "https://animalscience.tamu.edu/people/gill-jason/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Jason Gill</a> and <a href= "https://biochemistry.tamu.edu/people/young-ry/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ry Young</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="https://cpt.tamu.edu/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Center for Phage Technology</a> at TAMU</li> <li>Personalized <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28807909" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">phage therapy</a> (PNAS)</li> <li>Phage for <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29348539" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">biolipid extraction</a> (Sci Rep)</li> <li>Viral protein <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28894177" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">antibiotic</a> (Nat Micro)</li> <li><em>Acinetobacter </em><a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29298884" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">phage depolymerase</a> (J Virol)</li> <li>Structure of <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29078304" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">phage Qβ</a> (PNAS)</li> <li><a href="https://youtu.be/WcmUBXBm8oM" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Video</a> of this episode (YouTube)</li> </ul> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 501: Outbreak
<p>Vincent visits the Smithsonian Institution and speaks with Sabrina Sholts, Jon Epstein, and Ed Niles about the exhibit Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World.</p> <p>Host: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a></p> <p>Guests: <a href= "https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=2&ved=0ahUKEwiWyIufrY_cAhUrhOAKHR_GAToQFggvMAE&url=https%3A%2F%2Ftwitter.com%2Fsabrinabsholts%3Flang%3Den&usg=AOvVaw3o3GWG0OyhGflZhQEs6mYz" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Sabrina Sholts</a>, <a href= "https://twitter.com/@EpsteinJon" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Jon Epstein</a>, and <a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-120/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Ed Niles</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="https://qrius.si.edu/expert/sabrina-sholts" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Sabrina Sholts</a></li> <li><a href= "https://www.ecohealthalliance.org/personnel/dr-jonathan-epstein-2" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Jonathan Epstein</a></li> <li>EcoHealth Alliance</li> <li><a href="https://naturalhistory.si.edu/exhibits/outbreak/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Outbreak</a> at the Smithsonian</li> <li><a href= "https://www.asm.org/index.php/ceo-blog/item/7287-asm-partners-with-smithsonian-on-outbreak-epidemics-in-a-connected-world" target="_blank" rel="noopener">ASM partners</a> with Smithsonian (bLog Phase)</li> <li>Vincent as <a href= "https://amhistory.si.edu/polio/virusvaccine/pgenome.htm" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">museum object</a> (AMNH)</li> <li><a href="https://youtu.be/lz2OzA5DcTQ" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Video</a> of this episode (YouTube)</li> </ul> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 500: Keep virology weird
<p>The entire TWiV team visits The University of Texas in Austin to record episode #500 with guests Jinny Suh, Jason McClellan, and Jon Huibregtse.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href= "http://www.turbidplaque.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Guests: <a href="http://www.immunizetx.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Jinny Suh</a>, <a href= "https://www.mclellanlab.org/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Jason McClellan</a>, and <a href= "http://thehuibregtselab.wixsite.com/the-huibregtse-lab" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Jon Huibregtse</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>A big list of <a href= "http://www.lewismackenzie.science/blog-1/2017/2/1/a-big-list-of-science-podcasts" target="_blank" rel="noopener">science podcasts</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.immunizetx.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Immunize Texas</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.mclellanlab.org/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">McClellan Lab</a></li> <li><a href= "http://thehuibregtselab.wixsite.com/the-huibregtse-lab" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Huibregtse Lab</a></li> <li>John Ring LaMontagne <a href="https://cid.utexas.edu/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Center for Infectious Disease</a></li> <li><a href="https://youtu.be/wzTNzYmYG_U" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Video of this episode</a> (YouTube)</li> </ul> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Alan -</strong> <a href= "https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00248-018-1191-3">The Airplane Cabin Microbiome</a><strong><br /> Rich - </strong><a href="http://cepi.net/">Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI)</a>(<a href= "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coalition_for_Epidemic_Preparedness_Innovations">wiki</a>)<strong><br /> Dickson -</strong> <a href= "https://cosmosmagazine.com/palaeontology/big-five-extinctions" target="_blank" rel="noopener">The Big Five Mass Extinctions</a><strong><br /> Kathy</strong> - Virus scarves at Red Bubble <a href= "https://www.redbubble.com/people/jaden04/works/31902801-virus?cat_context=women-clothes&grid_pos=36&p=scarf&rbs=6cdf9a43-2fd5-43e2-b2e4-a23f9270b9c3&ref=shop_grid">phage-specific</a>     <a href="https://www.redbubble.com/shop/virus+scarves?ref=search_box">variety</a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "https://www.biorxiv.org/content/biorxiv/early/2018/05/23/298356.full.pdf" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Science podcasts</a></p> <h3>Listener Pick</h3> <p><strong>Maureen</strong>- <a href= "https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=the+big+story+12+year+old+scientist+cnn&view=detail&mid=B307ABACC1E99BD7C972B307ABACC1E99BD7C972&FORM=VIRE" target="_blank" rel="noopener">12 year old takes on Flint's Water Crisis</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 499: Good virologists go to Halifax
<p>Vincent and Alan travel to the Canadian Society for Virology meeting in Halifax, Nova Scotia to speak with Nathalie and Craig about their vision for the society, and with Kate and Ryan about their careers and their research.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>and <a href= "http://www.turbidplaque.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Alan Dove</a></p> <p>Guests: <a href= "https://biochimie.umontreal.ca/en/department/professors/nathalie-grandvaux/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Nathalie Grandvaux</a>, <a href= "https://medicine.dal.ca/departments/department-sites/microbiology/people/our-faculty/craig-mccormick.html" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Craig McCormick</a>, <a href= "https://www.jhsph.edu/faculty/directory/profile/519/katherine-o-brien" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Kate O'Brien</a>, and <a href= "https://www.ualberta.ca/medicine/about/people/ryan-noyce" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Ryan Noyce</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>TWiV 2018 <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/tour" target="_blank" rel="noopener">World Tour</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.fourwav.es/view/589/info/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">CSV 2018</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29500029" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">To wheeze</a> or not to wheeze (Lancet Respir Med)</li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29351298" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Synthetic</a> infectious horsepox (PLoS One)</li> </ul> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 498: Salivating at ASM Microbe
<p>Vincent, Kathy and Rich travel to ASM Microbe 2018 in Atlanta where they speak with Stacy Horner and Ken Stapleford about their careers and their research.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Guests: <a href= "https://mgm.duke.edu/faculty-and-research/primary-faculty/stacy-horner-phd/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Stacy Horner</a>and <a href= "https://med.nyu.edu/microbiology-parasitology/stapleford-lab-microbiology" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ken Stapleford</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>TWiV 2018 <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/tour" target="_blank" rel="noopener">World Tour</a></li> <li>RNA modifications <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5344520/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">go viral</a>(Plos Path)</li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27773535" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">N6-methyladenosine</a>in flavivirus genomes (Cell Host Micr)</li> <li>Chikungunya virus <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24922573" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">evolution</a>(Cell Host Micr)</li> </ul> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 497: Europic 2018
<p>At Europic 2018, a meeting on picornaviruses in the Netherlands, Vincent speaks with Sasha Gorbalenya, Jim Hogle, Ann Palmenberg and Frank van Kuppeveld about their careers and their research.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>and <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Rich Condit</a></p> <p>Guests: <a href= "https://www.lumc.nl/org/mm/medewerkers/90327041509344?setlanguage=English&setcountry=en" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Sasha Gorbalenya</a>, <a href= "https://hogle.med.harvard.edu/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Jim Hogle</a>, <a href="https://biochem.wisc.edu/faculty/palmenberg" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ann Palmenberg</a>, and <a href= "https://www.uu.nl/staff/FJMvanKuppeveld/0" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Frank van Kuppeveld</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 496: Vaccines work, whether or not you believe in them
<p>Vincent and Rich recorded this episode at Vaccines in the 21st Century, a meeting held at the University of California, Irvine, where they spoke with Stacy Schultz-Cherry, Douglas Diekema, and Andrew Noymer about vaccine facts and fiction.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>and <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Rich Condit</a></p> <p>Guests: <a href= "https://www.stjude.org/directory/s/stacey-schultz-cherry.html">Stacey Schultz-Cherry</a>, <a href= "http://www.seattlechildrens.org/medical-staff/douglas-s-diekema/">Douglas Diekema</a>, and <a href= "https://www.faculty.uci.edu/profile.cfm?faculty_id=5373">Andrew Noymer</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.asm.org/index.php/asm-microbe-2018" target="_blank" rel="noopener">ASM Microbe 2018</a></li> <li>Support <a href= "https://ww2.grc.org/contributions/contribution.aspx?v1=12501" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Viruses & Cells Gordon Conference</a></li> <li>Faculty positions at <a href="http://icahn.mssm.edu/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Icahn School of Medicine</a></li> <li><a href="https://kuleuvencongres.be/dsRNA2018" target="_blank" rel="noopener">International dsRNA Virus Symposium</a></li> <li><a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25947030">Dummheit</a> (Healthc Policy)</li> <li><a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26443464">Universal</a> influenza vaccine (mBio)</li> <li>Vaccine <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24328988">personal belief exemptions</a> (Ann Rev Pub Health)</li> </ul> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 495: Influenza virus keeps its ion channel 20
<p>The TWiVerati follow up on the Ebola virus outbreak, virulence of Ebola-Makona, and reveal how a parasitoid is revealed to hyperparasitoids, and binding of influenza virus to a calcium ion channel to mediate influenza virus entry.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.turbidplaque.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Alan Dove</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.asm.org/index.php/asm-microbe-2018" target="_blank" rel="noopener">ASM Microbe 2018</a></li> <li>Support <a href= "https://ww2.grc.org/contributions/contribution.aspx?v1=12501" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Viruses & Cells Gordon Conference</a></li> <li>Faculty positions at <a href="http://icahn.mssm.edu/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Icahn School of Medicine</a></li> <li><a href="https://kuleuvencongres.be/dsRNA2018" target="_blank" rel="noopener">International dsRNA Virus Symposium</a></li> <li>Tracing <a href= "http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/news-perspective/2018/05/drc-ebola-responders-trace-high-risk-contacts-mbandaka" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ebola virus contacts</a>(CIDRAP)</li> <li>WHO FAQ Ebola virus <a href= "http://www.who.int/ebola/drc-2018/faq-vaccine/en/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">vaccine</a>(WHO)</li> <li><a href= "http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/news-perspective/2018/05/nipah-death-toll-india-hits-12-cepi-funds-vaccine-efforts" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Nipah virus</a>outbreak (CIDRAP)</li> <li><a href= "https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.pnas.org_content_early_2018_04_24_1717904115&d=DwMCaQ&c=pZJPUDQ3SB9JplYbifm4nt2lEVG5pWx2KikqINpWlZM&r=wsY6vpVeaEZKU-0bw-bMSg&m=iRLqM-WEFmGegNyf3GRnWUBFhbFffPF0oneDrQVKlXE&s=yVukyah1zBImkfasTWvpQ5SmHxIXs31YjMNsM6bcVm0&e=" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Revealing</a>parasitoid to hyperparasitoid (PNAS)</li> <li><a href="https://youtu.be/yneQTGCjA5A" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Hyperparasitoid</a>video (YouTube)</li> <li><a href= "https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1931312818302166?via%3Dihub" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Calcium channel</a>and influenza virus entry (Cell Host Microbe)</li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-495-letters" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Letters read</a>on TWiV 495</li> </ul> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Alan -</strong> <a href= "https://www.nsa.gov/about/cryptologic-heritage/museum/">National Cryptologic Museum</a><strong><br /> Rich - </strong><a href= "https://www.theverge.com/platform/amp/tldr/2018/5/3/17316640/science-stock-photos-representation-fails-bad-stock-photos-of-my-job">Science is mostly about staring</a><strong><br /> Dickson -</strong> <a href= "https://cosmosmagazine.com/biology/time-lapse-video-highlights-new-zealand-s-famous-glow-worms" target="_blank" rel="noopener">New Zealand gloworms</a><strong><br /> Kathy</strong> - <a href= "https://www.facebook.com/asmfan/videos/10157526948385200/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Opening</a>of Smithsonian Outbreak; conference advice <a href= "https://dynamicecology.wordpress.com/2018/05/21/summer-conference-advice/">General</a> <a href="http://www.asv.org/survival-guide">ASV</a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "https://talk.ictvonline.org/">ICTV online</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 494: Ebola Makona is the opposite of hakuna matata
<p>Vincent, Kathy, and Alan review the ongoing outbreak of Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and the finding that mutations identified in the 2015 West African epidemic do not alter pathogenesis in animals.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.turbidplaque.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Alan Dove</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.asm.org/index.php/asm-microbe-2018" target="_blank" rel="noopener">ASM Microbe 2018</a></li> <li>Support <a href= "https://ww2.grc.org/contributions/contribution.aspx?v1=12501" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Viruses & Cells Gordon Conference</a></li> <li>Faculty positions at <a href="http://icahn.mssm.edu/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Icahn School of Medicine</a></li> <li><a href="https://kuleuvencongres.be/dsRNA2018" target="_blank" rel="noopener">International dsRNA Virus Symposium</a></li> <li>New <a href= "http://www.who.int/news-room/detail/08-05-2018-new-ebola-outbreak-declared-in-democratic-republic-of-the-congo" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ebola virus outbreak</a>in DRC (WHO)</li> <li>Ebola virus case in <a href= "http://www.who.int/news-room/detail/17-05-2018-who-concerned-as-one-ebola-case-confirmed-in-urban-area-of-democratic-republic-of-the-congo" target="_blank" rel="noopener">urban area of DRC</a>(WHO)</li> <li>Ebola virus outbreak <a href= "http://www.who.int/news-room/detail/18-05-2018-statement-on-the-1st-meeting-of-the-ihr-emergency-committee-regarding-the-ebola-outbreak-in-2018" target="_blank" rel="noopener">not PHEIC</a>(WHO)</li> <li><a href= "http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/news-perspective/2018/05/ebola-vaccine-arrives-drc-campaign-begin-within-days" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ebola virus vaccine</a>arrives in DRC (CIDRAP)</li> <li>Recent <a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29742435" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ebola-Makona mutations</a>do not alter pathogenesis (Cell Rep)</li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-494-letters" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Letters read</a>on TWiV 494</li> </ul> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Alan -</strong> <a href= "http://www.sciencemag.org/features/2018/05/pcr-thirty-five-years-and-counting"> Happy 35th birthday</a>, PCR<strong><br /> Kathy</strong>- <a href= "https://kottke.org/18/01/if-you-watch-closely-enough-everything-is-a-speaker"> Everything can be a speaker</a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "http://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/388161-gop-lawmaker-says-rocks-falling-into-the-ocean-is-causing-higher" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ocean rise due to rocks</a>(<a href= "https://twitter.com/chockenberry/status/997245620925616129" target="_blank" rel="noopener">debunked</a>); <a href= "https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2018/05/18/bill-gates-draws-laughs-at-trumps-expense-says-president-confused-hiv-with-hpv/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.da40d98d3d4b" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Gates advises Trump on viruses</a></p> <h3>Listener Pick</h3> <p><strong>Noah</strong>- <a href="https://youtu.be/skC7XgkpAD8" target="_blank" rel="noopener">David Baltimore on iBiology</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 493: Condit is on drugs and norovirus is lit
<p>The TWiVerati discuss the FDA Advisory Committee deliberation on the anti-poxvirus drug tecovirimat, and immune cells in gut-associated lymphoid tissue as the major target during acute murine norovirus infection.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href= "http://www.turbidplaque.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.asm.org/index.php/asm-microbe-2018" target="_blank" rel="noopener">ASM Microbe 2018</a></li> <li>Support <a href= "https://ww2.grc.org/contributions/contribution.aspx?v1=12501" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Viruses & Cells Gordon Conference</a></li> <li>Faculty positions at <a href="http://icahn.mssm.edu/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Icahn School of Medicine</a></li> <li>FDA meeting materials for <a href= "https://www.fda.gov/AdvisoryCommittees/CommitteesMeetingMaterials/Drugs/Anti-InfectiveDrugsAdvisoryCommittee/ucm587657.htm" target="_blank" rel="noopener">tecovirimat</a>(FDA)</li> <li><a href= "https://www.fda.gov/downloads/AdvisoryCommittees/CommitteesMeetingMaterials/Drugs/Anti-InfectiveDrugsAdvisoryCommittee/UCM605890.pdf"> SIGA Briefing Information (pdf)</a></li> <li><a href= "https://www.fda.gov/downloads/AdvisoryCommittees/CommitteesMeetingMaterials/Drugs/Anti-InfectiveDrugsAdvisoryCommittee/UCM605972.pdf"> Errata to the SIGA Briefing Information (pdf)</a></li> <li>Gut immune cells major <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29109476" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">targets of norovirus infection</a>(Nat Micro)</li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3338343/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">RNAscope</a>(J Mol Diag)</li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22166544" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-493-letters" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Letters read</a>on TWiV 493</li> </ul> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Alan - <a href="http://pfforphds.com/">Personal Finance for PhDs</a>by Emily Roberts<br /> Kathy</strong>- <a href= "https://blog.frontiersin.org/2018/04/26/artificial-intelligence-tricked-by-optical-illusion-just-like-humans/"> Optical illusions fool artificial intelligence</a><br /> <strong>Rich</strong>- <a href= "https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2018/national/snow-accumulation/?utm_term=.c1db8cf9b83e"> 2017-2018 snowfall graphic</a><br /> <strong>Dickson</strong>- <a href= "https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=91925" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Dust from the Sahara</a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "https://amzn.to/2rr3Nv0"><em>The Last Days of Smallpox</em></a>by Mark Pallen</p> <h3>Listener Pick</h3> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 492: CRISPR diagnostics
<p>The Masters of the TWiXome review the development of sensitive, portable, and field-based viral diagnostics using the CRISPR-Cas system.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href= "http://www.turbidplaque.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.asm.org/index.php/asm-microbe-2018" target="_blank" rel="noopener">ASM Microbe 2018</a></li> <li>Support <a href= "https://ww2.grc.org/contributions/contribution.aspx?v1=12501" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Viruses & Cells Gordon Conference</a></li> <li>Faculty positions at <a href="http://icahn.mssm.edu/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Icahn School of Medicine</a></li> <li>Norovirus outbreaks <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29664371" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">from nori</a>(Emerging Inf Dis)</li> <li><a href="http://science.sciencemag.org/content/360/6387/439" target="_blank" rel="noopener">SHERLOCK</a>(Science)</li> <li><a href="http://science.sciencemag.org/content/360/6387/444" target="_blank" rel="noopener">HUDSON</a>(Science)</li> <li><a href="http://science.sciencemag.org/content/360/6387/436" target="_blank" rel="noopener">DETECTR</a>(Science)</li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-492-letters" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Letters read</a>on TWiV 492</li> </ul> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Alan - Decline of local newspapers <a href= "https://www.statnews.com/2018/03/20/news-deserts-infectious-disease/"> leaves epidemiologists blind</a><br /> Kathy</strong>- <a href= "https://dynamicecology.wordpress.com/2018/05/01/journals-have-a-responsibility-to-ensure-ethical-oversight-of-mental-health-research-and-we-do-not-currently-have-evidence-that-grad-students-are-6x-as-likely-as-the-general-population-to-have-depres/#more-54895"> Journal oversight, mental health research</a><br /> <strong>Rich</strong>- <a href= "https://www.sciencefriday.com/videos/the-big-sort-an-insiders-tour-of-a-recycling-plant/"> The Big Sort: An Insider's Tour of a Recycling Plant</a><br /> <strong>Dickson</strong>- <a href= "https://cosmosmagazine.com/society/when-science-meets-art" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">When Science Meets Art</a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "https://amzn.to/2HKWPLf"><em>A Crack in Creation</em></a>by Doudna and Sternberg</p> <h3>Listener Pick</h3> <p><strong>Tom</strong>- <a href= "https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/13/science/virosphere-evolution.html" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Trillions Upon Trillions of Viruses Fall From the Sky Each Day</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 491: The Ileum and the Odyssey
<p>The TWiVome deconstructs the evolutionary history of RNA viruses, and immune promortion of murine norovirus pathogenesis by replication in intestinal tuft cells.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href= "http://www.turbidplaque.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.asm.org/index.php/asm-microbe-2018" target="_blank" rel="noopener">ASM Microbe 2018</a></li> <li>Support <a href= "https://ww2.grc.org/contributions/contribution.aspx?v1=12501" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Viruses & Cells Gordon Conference</a></li> <li>Faculty positions at <a href="http://icahn.mssm.edu/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Icahn School of Medicine</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-018-0012-7" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Evolutionary history</a>of RNA viruses (Nature)</li> <li><a href="http://evolution.gs.washington.edu/amphioxus/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">The amphioxus song</a></li> <li>Norovirus tropism for <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29650672" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">tuft cells</a>(Science)</li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-491-letters" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Letters read</a>on TWiV 491</li> </ul> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Alan -</strong> <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0G1bC2i7dmo">Oligodendroglioma </a>in song<strong><br /> Kathy</strong>- <a href= "https://news.engin.umich.edu/2018/04/everything-repellent-coating-could-kid-proof-phones-homes/"> Everything-repellent coating to grime proof phone screens & more</a><br /> <strong>Rich</strong>- <a href= "http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Space_Science/Gaia/Gaia_creates_richest_star_map_of_our_Galaxy_and_beyond"> Gaia star map</a><br /> <strong>Dickson</strong>- <a href= "https://finance.yahoo.com/news/clouds-complicated-fabulous-3d-renderings-001807336.html" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Clouds are complicated</a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "https://www.thelancet.com/journals/laninf/article/PIIS1473-3099(18)30174-9/fulltext?rss=yes" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Eradicating polio with a vaccine we must stop using</a></p> <h3>Listener Pick</h3> <p><strong>Stephen</strong>- <a href= "https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2018/apr/26/amitabh-bachchan-bollywood-india-polio-free-deadly-diseases-life-saving-vaccines">Forget the Avengers, it took real heroes to make India polio-free</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 490: Shave ice and giant viruses
<p>From the TWiV team, human cowpox infection possibly acquired from a pet cat, and a new giant mimivirus of green algae with genes encoding enzymes of fermentation.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.asm.org/index.php/asm-microbe-2018" target="_blank" rel="noopener">ASM Microbe 2018</a></li> <li><a href="https://jobs.asv.org/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">ASV Job Site revamped</a></li> <li>Support <a href= "https://ww2.grc.org/contributions/contribution.aspx?v1=12501" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Viruses & Cells Gordon Conference</a></li> <li>Faculty positions at <a href="http://icahn.mssm.edu/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Icahn School of Medicine</a></li> <li>Dick Courtney <a href= "http://obits.pennlive.com/obituaries/pennlive/obituary.aspx?n=richard-j-courtney&pid=188749093&fhid=28162"> obit</a></li> <li>Human <a href= "http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMicm1702548" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">cowpox infection</a>(NEJM)</li> <li>Mimivirus encodes <a href= "https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0042682218300904" target="_blank" rel="noopener">fermentation genes</a>(Virology)</li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-490-letters" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Letters read</a>on TWiV 490</li> </ul> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Kathy</strong>- <a href= "https://elviajero.elpais.com/elviajero/2018/04/09/album/1523282312_681013.html#foto_gal_19"> Landscapes that look like another world (but they are from Spain)</a><br /> <strong>Rich -</strong> <a href= "https://www.brightoncollaboration.org/">Brighton Collaboration</a>; <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4568939/">Viral Vector Vaccines Safety Working Group (V3SWG)</a>(<a href= "http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(05)78423-3/fulltext">Chen & DeStefano: Vaccine adverse events: causal or coincidental?</a>)<strong><br /> Dickson</strong>- <a href= "https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/jpl/pia21984/intricate-clouds-of-jupiter" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Clouds of Jupiter</a> and <a href= "http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41588-018-0102-3" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">EBNA2 and autoimmunity</a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-03803-3">More than one-third of graduate students report being depressed</a> (<a href= "https://www.nature.com/articles/nbt.4089" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">original article</a>)</p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 489: CD4 Hunter
<p> </p> <p>Vincent visits Sandra Urdaneta-Hartmann at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia to talk about the development of the mobile video game 'CD4 Hunter'.</p> <p>Host: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a></p> <p>Guest: <a href= "http://drexel.edu/medicine/faculty/profiles/sandra-urdaneta-hartmann/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Sandra Urdaneta-Hartmann</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>CD4 Hunter <a href= "https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cd4-hunter/id1186846022?mt=8">iOS</a><a href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=edu.drexel.ducom.hiv1&hl=en">Android</a></li> <li>Sandra on <a href="https://twitter.com/DrSUHartmann" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Twitter</a></li> <li>Carla Brown on <a href="https://twitter.com/Sci_Game_Girl" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Twitter</a></li> <li>Inactivation of HIV <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15888210" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">in breast milk</a>(Retrovirology)</li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22634141" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Nipple shield</a>to inactivate HIV (Int J Pharm)</li> </ul> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 488: Who nose if it will work in humans
<p>The TWiV team reveals that recent mumps virus outbreaks in the US are due to waning vaccine efficacy, and an intranasally delivered small interfering RNA that controls West Nile infection in the brain.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href= "http://www.turbidplaque.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Alan Dove</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.asm.org/index.php/asm-microbe-2018" target="_blank" rel="noopener">ASM Microbe 2018</a></li> <li>ASV 2018</li> <li><a href="http://nature.berkeley.edu/calmicro" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Microbiology Student Symposium at UC Berkeley</a></li> <li>Support <a href= "https://ww2.grc.org/contributions/contribution.aspx?v1=12501" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Viruses & Cells Gordon Conference</a></li> <li>Waning <a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29563321" target="_blank" rel="noopener">mumps vaccine</a>in US (Sci Trans Med)</li> <li><a href= "http://www.cell.com/cell-host-microbe/fulltext/S1931-3128(18)30098-2" target="_blank" rel="noopener">siRNA control</a>of West Nile virus brain infection (Cell Host Microbe)</li> <li><a href= "http://www.asmscience.org/content/book/10.1128/9781555819521" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-488-letters" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Letters read</a>on TWiV 488</li> </ul> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Kathy</strong>- <a href= "https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/capital-weather-gang/wp/2018/04/05/cherry-blossoms-reach-peak-bloom-after-six-weeks-of-wild-weather-photos/?_bta_c=kcq3ntpq52s27rwu5biedumn8tms3&_bta_tid=02749764495476415841909653959430725122624794579071942265511450681760070582155673544737036805446554543940&utm_term=.f75282059765"> Peak bloom and photographing cherry blossoms</a><br /> <strong>Dickson</strong>- <a href= "https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-018-0012-7" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Origins of vertebrate RNA viruses</a><br /> <strong>Alan</strong>- Rare <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=anDIlMVgNwk&app=desktop"> footage of anglerfish</a>in the deep ocean<br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "https://elifesciences.org/articles/34965">NIH must reduce disparities in funding</a></p> <h3>Listener Picks</h3> <p><strong>Mariann</strong> - <a href= "http://www.edenproject.com/">Eden Project</a> and <a href= "https://vimeo.com/125451105">Bellyvision Apparatus and the Like</a><br /> <strong>Amir</strong>- <a href= "https://www.icr.ac.uk/news-features/latest-features/winners-of-the-icr's-science-photography-and-imaging-competition-2017-announced" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Winners of ICR Science Photography and Photography Contest</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 487: Milwaukee viral
<p>At the Medical College of Wisconsin, Vincent talks with current and former members of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology about their work and their careers.</p> <p>Host: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a></p> <p>Guests: <a href= "https://www.nsf.gov/od/oia/activities/aaasfellows/bios/carter.jsp" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Dominique Carter</a>, <a href= "https://www.mcw.edu/Microbiology/Sidney-Grossberg-MD.htm" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Sid Grossberg</a>, <a href= "https://www.mcw.edu/Microbiology/Kirby-Lab.htm" target="_blank" rel="noopener">John Kirby</a>, <a href= "https://www.mcw.edu/Microbiology/Scott-Terhune-PhD.htm" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Scott Terhune</a>, and <a href= "https://www.mcw.edu/Microbiology/Vera-Tarakanova-PhD.htm" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Vera Terakanova</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <p>Intro music by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 486: Sean Whelan on being haploid
<p>Sean Whelan returns to TWiV to speak with Vincent about using haploid cell lines to identify genes encoding cell receptors for viruses, including Ebolavirus, Lassa virus, and more.</p> <p>Host: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a></p> <p>Guest: <a href= "http://micro.med.harvard.edu/faculty/whelan.html" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Sean Whelan</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21866103">Ebola virus entry requires the cholesterol transporter Niemann-Pick C1</a> (Nature)</li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24970085">Lassa virus entry requires a trigger-induced receptor switch</a> (Science)</li> <li><a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26792739">Infectious Entry Pathway Mediated by the Human ERV K Envelope Protein</a> (J Virol)</li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26912630">Novel Broad-Spectrum Virus Entry Inhibitor</a> (J Virol)</li> <li><a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27974607">Mechanism of membrane fusion induced by VSV G protein</a> (PNAS)</li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29120745">NRP2 and CD63 Are Host Factors for Lujo Virus Cell Entry</a> (Cell Host Micr)</li> <li><a href= "https://bitsofbiology.tumblr.com/post/105270373691/human-haploid-cell-lines-crisprcas9-engineering" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Image credit</a></li> </ul> <p>Intro music by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 485: Fishing with defective flies
<p>The TWiV posse considers viral insulin-like peptides encoded in fish genomes, and insect antiviral immunity by production of viral DNA from defective genomes of RNA viruses.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href= "http://www.turbidplaque.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Kathy Spindler</a>, and <a href= "http://www.twitter.com/BioProfBarker" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Brianne Barker</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.asm.org/index.php/asm-microbe-2018" target="_blank" rel="noopener">ASM Microbe 2018</a></li> <li>Insulin-like peptides in <a href= "http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2018/02/20/1721117115" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Iridovirus genomes</a> (PNAS)</li> <li><a href= "http://www.cell.com/cell-host-microbe/fulltext/S1931-3128(18)30087-8" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Dicer-2 dependent</a> generation of cvDNA from defective genomes (Cell Host Micr)</li> <li>Carla Saleh on insect antiviral immunity (<a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-301/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">TWiV 301</a>)</li> <li>RNAseIII ancient antiviral RNA platform (<a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-450/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">TWiV 450</a>)</li> <li>cvDNA precursor to EVEs (<a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-482/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">TWiV 482</a>)</li> <li>Image credit: Paul Young</li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-485-letters" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Letters read</a> on TWiV 485</li> </ul> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href= "http://physicsbuzz.physicscentral.com/2015/09/one-winning-move.html"> Vegas casinos lost money on physicists</a><br /> <strong>Brianne</strong> - <a href= "https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2018/03/scott-kelly-astronaut-space-station-dna-health-science/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Astronaut twin's DNA is not 7% different!</a><br /> <strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com/lectures/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Parasitic Diseases lecture videos</a><br /> <strong>Alan</strong> - <a href="https://donnallong.com/">In Season</a> blog by Donna Long<br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "https://youtu.be/qLAEUvlVmqY">Buckyball viruses</a></p> <h3>Listener Picks</h3> <p><strong>Paul</strong> - Wine labels (<a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/winefront.jpg" target="_blank" rel="noopener">front</a>, <a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/wineback.jpg" target="_blank" rel="noopener">back</a>)</p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 484: Float like a mimivirus STING like a bat
<p>The TWiVumvirate discuss the giant Tupanvirus, with the longest tail in the known virosphere, and dampened STING dependent interferon activation in bats.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href= "http://www.turbidplaque.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Kathy Spindler</a>, and <a href= "http://www.twitter.com/BioProfBarker" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Brianne Barker</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.asm.org/index.php/asm-microbe-2018" target="_blank" rel="noopener">ASM Microbe 2018</a></li> <li>Tailed giant <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29487281" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Tupanvirus</a> (Nat Commun)</li> <li><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soda_lake" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Soda Lakes</a> (Wikipedia)</li> <li>Dampened <a href= "https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1931312818300416?via%3Dihub" target="_blank" rel="noopener">STING in bats</a> (Cell Host Microbe)</li> <li><a href= "https://naturemicrobiologycommunity.nature.com/users/83804-jonatas-abrahao/posts/30723-precious-giants-from-extreme-environments-brazil" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-484-letters" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Letters read</a> on TWiV 484</li> </ul> <div class="page" title="Page 1"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <div class="page" title="Page 1"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href= "http://epidemic.bio.ed.ac.uk/how_to_read_a_phylogeny">How to read a phylogenetic tree</a><br /> <strong>Brianne</strong> - <a href= "http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/news-perspective/2018/03/study-finds-no-immune-overload-us-kids-vaccine-schedule" target="_blank" rel="noopener">No immune overload for vaccines</a><br /> <strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href= "https://www.americanscientist.org/article/viruses-and-vaccines-a-basic-flowchart-of-viral-families" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Flowchart of viral families</a><br /> <strong>Alan</strong> - <a href= "http://www.prescientist.org/">Letters to a Pre-Scientist</a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "https://sciencebasedmedicine.org/true-believers-entrepreneurs-and-scammers-in-alternative-medicine/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">True believers, entrepreneurs, and scammers in alternative medicine</a> and <a href= "http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2017/04/06/1704507114.full">Simply Put: Vaccines Save Lives</a></p> <h3>Listener Picks</h3> <p><strong>Vinayaka</strong> - <a href="http://wef.ch/coe" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Code of Ethics for Young Scientists</a><br /> <strong>Matt</strong> - <a href= "https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0ahUKEwiw5_K-ieLZAhVExVkKHU9kDWUQFggpMAA&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.microbe.tv%2Ftwiv%2Ftwiv-443%2F&usg=AOvVaw2mt69tbmFvW97M9_PssPJn" target="_blank" rel="noopener">TWiV 443</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 483: Every infection is unhappy in its own way
<p>Vincent and the Virals review undermining of antiviral effectiveness by genital inflammation, and heterogeneity of influenza virus infection in single cells.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.turbidplaque.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Alan Dove</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="http://usasciencefestival.org/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">USA Science and Engineering Festival</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.nature.com/articles/nm.4506" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Genital inflammation</a> and antiviral effectiveness (Nat Med)</li> <li>Single cell <a href="https://elifesciences.org/articles/32303" target="_blank" rel="noopener">infection heterogeneity</a> (eLife)</li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/13340586" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Single-cell</a> poliovirus infection (Virology)</li> <li><a href= "https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0042682255900106?via%3Dihub" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-483-letters" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Letters read</a> on TWiV 483</li> </ul> <div class="page" title="Page 1"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <div class="page" title="Page 1"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href= "https://vimeo.com/255479836">Dance Dance</a><br /> <strong>Rich</strong> - <a href= "https://www.snopes.com/">Snopes</a><br /> <strong>Alan</strong> - <a href= "http://ngss.nsta.org/Default.aspx">Next Generation Science Standards</a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twievo/twievo-28/">TWiEVO 28: Genetics of skin pigmentation in Africa</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 482: Don't EVEome without antibody expressed
<p>The TWiV Masters discuss serologic evidence of Ebolavirus infection in a population with no outbreaks, and the set of endogenous viral elements in the mosquito genome.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href= "http://www.turbidplaque.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Kathy Spindler</a>, and <a href= "http://www.twitter.com/BioProfBarker" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Brianne Barker</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="http://usasciencefestival.org/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">USA Science and Engineering Festival</a></li> <li><a href= "https://academic.oup.com/jid/article/217/4/529/4796935" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Ebolavirus infection</a> without an outbreak (J Inf Dis)</li> <li><em>A. aegypti</em> <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29129531" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">EVEome</a> (Curr Biol)</li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26810602" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">One Loop to Rule Them All</a> (Trends Biochem Sci)</li> <li><a href= "https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Aedes_aegypti_resting_position_E-A-Goeldi_1905.jpg" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-482-letters" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Letters read</a> on TWiV 482</li> </ul> <div class="page" title="Page 1"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <div class="page" title="Page 1"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href= "https://news.engin.umich.edu/2018/02/origami-sonic-barrier-could-reduce-traffic-noise/"> Origami sound barrier</a><br /> <strong>Brianne</strong> - <a href="https://www.ibiology.org" target="_blank" rel="noopener">iBiology</a><br /> <strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href= "https://cosmosmagazine.com/biology/switched-on-bats-hosting-viruses-is-a-cost-of-flying" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Switched-on bats</a><br /> <strong>Alan</strong> - <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dO09aMGMizM&feature=youtu.be&app=desktop"> Hawaii’s communication breakdown</a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "https://www.gq.com/story/inside-federal-bureau-of-way-too-many-guns" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Inside the Federal Bureau of way too many guns</a> and <a href= "https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2018/02/what-i-saw-treating-the-victims-from-parkland-should-change-the-debate-on-guns/553937/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">What I Saw Treating Parkland Victims</a></p> <h3>Listener Pick</h3> <p><strong>Johnye</strong> - <a href="https://youtu.be/b03U6BYF9L0" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Debunking Anti-Vaxxers</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 481: And biles to go before I delete
<p>The TWiVodrome considers the intestinal tract as an alternative infection route for MERS coronavirus, and how reduced accumulation of defective viral RNAs might lead to severe influenza.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href= "http://www.turbidplaque.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>HaHa <a href="http://mbio.asm.org/content/8/3/e00669-17.full" target="_blank" rel="noopener">influenza virus</a> (mBio)</li> <li>MERS coronavirus <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29152574" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">intestinal transmission</a> (Sci Adv)</li> <li><a href= "https://biorelevant.com/biorelevant-media/simulate-gut-fluids/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Simulated</a> gastric and intestinal fluids</li> <li><a href="http://seward.co.uk/stomacher-400-circulator/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Stomacher</a></li> <li><a href="https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1006650" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Defective genomes</a> and severe influenza (PLoS Path)</li> <li>Image credit</li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-481-letters" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Letters read</a> on TWiV 481</li> </ul> <div class="page" title="Page 1"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <div class="page" title="Page 1"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href= "http://www.jimmunol.org/content/early/2018/02/08/jimmunol.1701676"> CD45.1 and CD45.2 mice may not be functionally equivalent</a><br /> <strong>Rich</strong> - <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OiejHVHrdOo">Relative humidity versus dewpoint (video)</a><br /> <strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href= "http://www.underwaterphotographeroftheyear.com/winners/2018-winning-images/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Underwater photography winners</a><br /> <strong>Alan</strong> - <a href= "https://www.epsrc.ac.uk/newsevents/news/single-trapped-atom-captures-science-photography-competitions-top-prize/"> Photo</a> of a single atom<br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "https://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/51780/title/Proposed-Federal-Budget-Slashes-Funds-to-EPA--CDC/&utm_campaign=TS_DAILY%20NEWSLETTER_2018&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=60643678&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_4I01kfdA9WkrDjg2rFagBORv6kV08tS2AygD1NUnt2TrrFJzT1X4-1kq2sWA58ToVivEB0GjOZn9e_3nwyMK7MZ0Otg&_hsmi=60643678" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Proposed Federal science budget cuts</a> and <a href= "http://www.niemanlab.org/2018/02/last-blog-standing-last-guy-dancing-how-jason-kottke-is-thinking-about-kottke-org-at-20/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">The Blog is Dead</a></p> <h3>Listener Pick</h3> <p><strong>Jess</strong> - <a href= "https://www.visionlearning.com/en/library//58/Louis-Tompkins-Wright/244" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Louis Tompkins Wright</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 480: The PFU in your achoo
<p>Scott Hensley joins the TWiVites to review the current influenza season and presence of the virus in exhaled breath of symptomatic cases.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href= "http://www.turbidplaque.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Guest: <a href= "http://www.med.upenn.edu/apps/faculty/index.php/g20000220/p27057" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Scott Hensley</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Weekly <a href="https://www.cdc.gov/flu/weekly/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">influenza surveillance</a> (CDC)</li> <li>Influenza <a href= "https://www.cdc.gov/flu/fluvaxview/nifs-estimates-nov2017.htm" target="_blank" rel="noopener">vaccination status</a> (CDC)</li> <li>H3N2 <a href="http://www.pnas.org/content/114/47/12578" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">glycosylation site</a> and eggs (PNAS)</li> <li>Influenza virus in <a href= "http://www.pnas.org/content/pnas/early/2018/01/17/1716561115.full.pdf" target="_blank" rel="noopener">exhaled breath</a> (PNAS)</li> <li><a href="http://www.mdpi.com/1999-4915/10/1/25/htm">Geometric Defects and Icosahedral Viruses</a> (Viruses)</li> <li><a href= "http://journals.plos.org/plospathogens/article?id=10.1371/journal.ppat.1003205" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-480-letters" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Letters read</a> on TWiV 480</li> </ul> <div class="page" title="Page 1"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <div class="page" title="Page 1"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href= "https://doi.org/10.1128/JVI.01765-17">Flow Virometry</a><br /> <strong>Rich</strong> - Falcon Heavy Launch links:  <a href= "https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DVXbp4NUMAAdXcA.jpg:large">Flight diagram</a>; <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sB_nEtZxPog">Launch including booster landing</a>; <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aBr2kKAHN6M&feature=youtu.be&t=11744"> Tesla in space</a>; <a href= "https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DVZ0h3YW4AIc-9w.jpg:large">Tesla orbit</a>; <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bvim4rsNHkQ">Reusable booster failures</a>; <a href= "http://static4.businessinsider.com/image/5a3bde484aa6b5570a8b65ab-1024/falcon-9-booster-landing-pad-ship-people-scale-spacex-elon-musk-twitter.png"> Booster size</a><br /> <strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href= "https://cosmosmagazine.com/biology/the-next-generation-of-weapons-against-antibiotic-resistant-superbugs" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Next generation of weapons</a><br /> <strong>Alan</strong> - <a href= "https://www.theatlantic.com/amp/article/552404/">Ed Yong’s story</a> on fixing gender imbalance in science reporting<br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - CD4 Hunter <a href= "https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cd4-hunter/id1186846022?mt=8">iOS</a> <a href= "https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=edu.drexel.ducom.hiv1&hl=en"> Android</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 479: Trypsin the flight fantastic
<p>The TWiVome explores induction of antiviral responses by repeating patterns of capsids, and a fungus in the mosquito gut that aids dengue virus replication.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href= "http://www.turbidplaque.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Innate immune detection of <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29138299" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">capsid patterns</a> (mBio)</li> <li>Mosquito <a href= "https://elifesciences.org/articles/28844#fig10" target="_blank" rel="noopener">gut fungus</a> aids dengue virus replication (eLife)</li> <li>Nominate MicrobeTV for a <a href= "https://www.keckfutures.org/awards/nominate.html" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Keck award</a></li> <li><a href="https://elifesciences.org/articles/28844#fig10" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-479-letters" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Letters read</a> on TWiV 479</li> </ul> <div class="page" title="Page 1"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <div class="page" title="Page 1"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href= "https://modis.gsfc.nasa.gov//gallery/individual.php?db_date=2018-01-11"> Great Lakes, false color</a><br /> <strong>Rich</strong> - <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZOgBQekxuuM">Times 360 Lego factory tour</a><br /> <strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7zboHYqdAN8" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">3D printed houses</a><br /> <strong>Alan</strong> - <a href= "http://pressthink.org/2017/12/show-work-new-terms-trust-journalism/"> The new terms for trust in journalism</a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "http://science.sciencemag.org/content/359/6374/371">A Tale of Two Cultures</a> and <a href= "https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-01414-6">Why Science Blogging Still Matters</a></p> <h3>Listener Picks</h3> <p><strong>Jolene</strong> - <a href= "http://immunequest.com/">Immune Quest</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 478: A pox on your horse
<p>The TWiV team explains how infectious horsepox virus - likely the ancestor of smallpox vaccines - was recovered from chemically synthesized DNA fragments.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href= "http://www.turbidplaque.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>ASV 2018: <a href="http://www.asv.org" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">asv.org</a>, <a href="http://www.asv2018.umd.edu" target="_blank" rel="noopener">asv2018.umd.edu</a></li> <li>Potential Zika virus related <a href= "https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/67/wr/mm6703a2.htm" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">birth defects</a>, USA (MMWR)</li> <li><a href= "https://www.texasobserver.org/bordering-on-an-outbreak/amp/?__twitter_impression=true" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Bordering on an outbreak</a> (Tex Obs)</li> <li>Horsepox virus from <a href= "http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0188453" target="_blank" rel="noopener">synthesized DNA</a> (PLoS One)</li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29020595" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Horsepox based</a> smallpox vaccine (NEJM)</li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24057497">Has horsepox become extinct?</a> (Vet Rec)</li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28827144" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Evolutionary path</a> of smallpox vaccines (Lancet Inf Dis)</li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29137821" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Equination</a> (Vaccine)</li> <li><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smallpox" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-478-letters" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Letters read</a> on TWiV 478</li> </ul> <div class="page" title="Page 1"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <div class="page" title="Page 1"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href= "https://photos.google.com/share/AF1QipM4aQq_FDvcBiCWZ_D911P_vQ7riRA3d_yqNR8PwG3CKPgEa0AVbbh82s31GVGS6A?key=VUJXUThoMFZjc21wX2hyV2JfazFsSHJZRGt2X2ln"> UM EEB photo contest</a><br /> <strong>Rich</strong> - <a href= "https://www.microscope.com/digital-microscopes/dino-lite-am3111-0-3mp-digital-microscope-1.html"> Dino-Lite digital microscope</a> and <a href= "https://www.microscope.com/microscope-cameras/optixcam-summit-kk2-1-3-1-3mp-color-digital-microscope-camera.html"> digital microscope camera</a><br /> <strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href= "https://www.davesandfordphotos.com/collections/lake-erie">Sandford Photography</a><br /> <strong>Alan</strong> - <a href= "https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1VECipzok4VBPIvOwbBY8dRsp7_CFw-r7IWcw-eLi__M/edit#gid=889333737"> A list of female virologists</a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "http://virology.ws/course">Virology Lectures 2018</a></p> <h3>Listener Picks</h3> <p><strong>Andrew</strong> - <a href="http://isg.data.cvr.ac.uk" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Interferome</a><br /> <strong>Neva</strong> - <a href= "http://www.lrb.co.uk/v40/n02/gavin-francis/the-untreatable" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><em>The Untreatable</em></a> by Gavin Francis</p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 477: Raiders of the lost Arc
<p>The TWiVodrome explains how a gag-like protein from a retrotransposon forms virus-like particles that carry mRNA  within vesicles across the synapse.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href= "http://www.turbidplaque.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>ASV 2018: <a href="http://www.asv.org" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">asv.org</a>, <a href="http://www.asv2018.umd.edu" target="_blank" rel="noopener">asv2018.umd.edu</a></li> <li>Arc virus-like particles transport RNA across the synapse (<a href= "http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0092867417315040" target="_blank" rel="noopener">mammalian</a>, <em><a href= "http://www.cell.com/cell/fulltext/S0092-8674(17)31502-7" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Drosophila</a></em>)</li> <li><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chemical_synapse" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Chemical synapse</a> (Wikipedia)</li> <li><a href= "https://www.neuroscientificallychallenged.com/blog/2-minute-neuroscience-neuron"> 2 minute video on the neuron</a></li> <li><a href= "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chemical_synapse#/media/File:Chemical_synapse_schema_cropped.jpg" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-477-letters" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Letters read</a> on TWiV 477</li> </ul> <div class="page" title="Page 1"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <div class="page" title="Page 1"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href= "https://vimeo.com/251094567">Ice cliffs form over the weekend</a><br /> <strong>Rich</strong> - <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PSu52CAtpf8&list=PLC45C4EFB407661B7&index=1"> The Courage To Invent: A NASA Roboticist Tells Her Story</a> (<a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ayanna_Howard">Ayanna Howard</a>)<br /> <strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href= "https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/01/18/climate/hottest-year-2017.html?emc=edit_th_180119&nl=todaysheadlines&nlid=59076270&mtrref=undefined&gwh=F3FE8319B8A5B432945E573336729C94&gwt=pay" target="_blank" rel="noopener">2017 Was One of the Hottest Years on Record</a><br /> <strong>Alan</strong> - <a href= "http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/4/1/e1701427">Experimenter gender and replicability</a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "https://lifehacker.com/set-your-autocorrect-to-change-guys-to-folks-1822133579"> Set Your Autocorrect to Change 'Guys' to 'Folks'</a></p> <h3>Listener Picks</h3> <p><strong>Asal</strong> - <a href= "https://financialtribune.com/articles/domestic-economy/79351/100-million-chickens-infected-with-avian-flu" target="_blank" rel="noopener">100 million chickens with avian flu</a><br /> <strong>Mark</strong> - <a href="http://amzn.to/2EXYMy6" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Dr. Tatiana's Sex Advice to All Creation</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 476: In ACOD1 we trust
<p>Nels joins the TWiV team to talk about his work on genomic accordions in vaccinia virus, hepatitis B virus in a 439 year old mummy, and viral induction of energy synthesis by a long noncoding RNA.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href= "http://www.turbidplaque.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Guest: <a href="http://cellvolution.org/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Nels Elde</a></p> <p>Click arrow to play<br /> Download <a href="http://traffic.libsyn.com/twiv/TWiV476.mp3" target="_blank" rel="noopener">TWiV 476</a> (63 MB .mp3, 105 min)<br /> Subscribe (free): <a href= "http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=300973784" target="_blank" rel="noopener">iTunes</a>, <a href= "http://twiv.microbeworld.libsynpro.com/twiv" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">RSS</a>, <a href="http://eepurl.com/Gcw59" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">email</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>ASV 2018: <a href="http://www.asv.org" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">asv.org</a>, <a href="http://www.asv2018.umd.edu" target="_blank" rel="noopener">asv2018.umd.edu</a></li> <li>TWiV is a <a href= "https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/viruses-have-a-big-impact-on-our-lives-and-this-podcast-gives-them-their-due/2018/01/05/db1bc770-f08d-11e7-b390-a36dc3fa2842_story.html?utm_term=.9632a949076a" target="_blank" rel="noopener">must-listen</a> (WaPo)</li> <li>More on <a href= "https://www.biorxiv.org/content/early/2018/01/09/245373" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">poxvirus accordions</a> (bioRxiv)</li> <li>HBV from a <a href= "http://journals.plos.org/plospathogens/article?id=10.1371/journal.ppat.1006750" target="_blank" rel="noopener">439 year old mummy</a> (PLoS Path)</li> <li>lncRNA promotes viral replication by <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29074580" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">inducing metabolism</a> (Science)</li> <li><a href="http://amzn.to/2r55BMk" target="_blank" rel= "noopener"><em>Making Data Visual</em></a></li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-476-letters" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Letters read</a> on TWiV 476</li> </ul> <div class="page" title="Page 1"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <div class="page" title="Page 1"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Nels -</strong> Everyday Evolution<strong><br /> Kathy</strong> - <a href= "https://mobile.twitter.com/fermatslibrary/status/951094801709060096"> Paper-fold an ellipse</a><br /> <strong>Rich</strong> - <a href="https://nanoporetech.com/">Oxford Nanopore Technologies</a>: <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5yMlYjHSgFfZ37LYq-dzig/featured"> YouTube channel</a>; <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hs0FdiTHMbc&t=27s">General technology</a>; <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GUb1TZvMWsw">DNA sequencing</a>; <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xrS1DV_5Ymk">Sequencing singularity</a><br /> <strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href= "https://cosmosmagazine.com/biology/18-new-species-of-spiders-that-look-like-pelicans" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Spiders that look like pelicans</a><br /> <strong>Alan</strong> - <a href= "https://www.space.com/39283-china-space-lab-tiangong-1-re-entry-guessing-game.html"> Guessing pool</a> for China Spacelab reentry<br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2018/01/how-to-take-a-picture-of-the-stealth-bomber-over-the-rose-bowl/549545/"> How to take a picture of the stealth bomber over the rose bowl</a></p> <h3>Listener Picks</h3> <p><strong>Gretchen</strong> - <a href= "https://www.cmnh.org/visit/exhibits/the-bearded-lady-project" target="_blank" rel="noopener">The Bearded Lady Project</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 475: Everything is viral
<p>In the first episode for 2018, the TWiV team reviews the amazing virology stories of 2017.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href= "http://www.turbidplaque.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Alan Dove</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>ASV 2018: <a href="http://www.asv.org" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">asv.org</a>, <a href="http://www.asv2018.umd.edu" target="_blank" rel="noopener">asv2018.umd.edu</a></li> <li>Virology stories of 2017 - in no particular order <ol> <li>A virologist in space - <a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-444/">TWiV 444</a></li> <li>Cool things viruses do:  Astrovirus capsids are enterotoxins <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-423/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">TWiV </a>423; giant Klosneuviruses encode lots of stuff for translation <a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-437/">TWiV 437</a>; Giant Noumeaviruses quickly make the nucleus temporarily leaky <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-440/">TWiV 440</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-438/">TWiV 438</a> Drs. TWiV go to Washington and the March for Science</li> <li>Unexpected stuff: <a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-451/">TWiV 451</a> Expectorate the unexpected; <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-470/">TWiV 470</a> Just a passing phage; <a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-456/">TWiV 456</a> Be careful of canons; <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-455/">TWiV 455</a> Pork and genes; <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-432/">TWiV 432</a> gamete fusion protein from viruses</li> <li><a href="http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-443/">TWiV 443</a> On a leaf no one can hear you scream. The puppet master.</li> <li><a href="http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-448/">TWiV 448</a> Mavis the structure maven</li> <li>Viruses are us: <a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-472/">TWiV 472</a> Riddle of the skinks; <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-439/">TWiV 439</a> The purloined envelope; <a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-434/">TWiV 434</a> Live long and pupate</li> <li>Antiviral RNA: <a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-433/">TWiV 433</a> Poops viruses and worms; <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-449/">TWiV 449</a> The sound of non-silencing; <a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-450/">TWiV 450</a> Ben tenOever and RNA out</li> <li>Viruses as tools: <a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-461/">TWiV 461</a> Gotta trace them all</li> <li>Flaviviruses: TWiV <a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-473/">473</a>, <a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-471/">471</a>, <a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-468/">468</a>; <a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-458/">458</a>; <a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-454/">454</a>; <a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-451/">451</a>; <a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-432/">432</a>; <a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-430/">430</a>; <a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-429/">429</a>; <a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-426/">426</a></li> </ol> </li> <li>NSF <a href="https://www.nsf.gov/statistics/srvydoctorates/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">survey of earned doctorates</a></li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-475-letters" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Letters read</a> on TWiV 475</li> </ul> <div class="page" title="Page 1"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <div class="page" title="Page 1"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href= "http://bgr.com/2017/11/28/golden-record-voyager-nasa-buy/">Voyager recording and book</a><br /> <strong>Rich</strong> - <a href= "https://www.sheldrickwildlifetrust.org/">David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust</a> (<a href= "https://www.sheldrickwildlifetrust.org/asp/orphan_profile.asp?N=375">Maktao</a>)<br /> <strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href= "https://www.usgs.gov/news/new-map-worldwide-croplands-supports-food-and-water-security" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Global Croplands Map</a><br /> <strong>Alan</strong> - <a href= "https://www.prosperoanalyticsllc.com/1918-onedayatatime/">The Great Influenza</a> one day at a time<br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "http://amzn.to/2CV1PaF"><em>The Doomsday Machine</em> by Daniel Ellsberg</a></p> <h3>Listener Picks</h3> <p><strong>Mark</strong> - <a href="http://www.sciencemomsdoc.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Science Moms</a> and <a href= "http://scienceofhiv.org/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Science of HIV</a><br /> <strong>Andy</strong> - <a href= "https://www.reddit.com/r/science/comments/4fbcyv/science_ama_series_im_george_church_professor_at/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ask Me Anything</a><br /> <strong>Steve</strong> - <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/6418271" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Critical Attitude in Medicine</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 474: Call me fish meal
<p>The TWiVanguardians take on Bodo saltans virus, a leviathan which infects an abundant flagellated eukaryote in Earth's waters.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href= "http://www.turbidplaque.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Alan Dove</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>ASV 2018: <a href="http://www.asv.org" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">asv.org</a>, <a href="http://www.asv2018.umd.edu" target="_blank" rel="noopener">asv2018.umd.edu</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Support Microbe.tv</a></li> <li>Anti-dengue antibody and <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10608744" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">disease</a> (J Inf Dis)</li> <li><a href= "https://www.biorxiv.org/content/early/2017/11/06/214536" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Bodo saltans</a> virus (biorXiv)</li> <li><a href="http://ec.asm.org/content/1/4/495/F5.expansion.html" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Kinetoplast DNA</a> (Euk Cell)</li> <li>Crossword puzzle for book contest (pdf)</li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-474-letters" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Letters read</a> on TWiV 474</li> </ul> <div class="page" title="Page 1"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <div class="page" title="Page 1"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href= "http://www.everysecond.io/">Every second</a><br /> <strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href= "https://cosmosmagazine.com/biology/top-10-science-images-of-2017" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Top 10 Science Images 2017</a><br /> <strong>Alan</strong> - <a href="http://swradiogram.net/">Shortwave Radiogram</a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "https://www.instagram.com/sciencemarchdc/">Science March on Instagram</a></p> <h3>Listener Picks</h3> <p><strong>Islam</strong> - <a href= "http://www.armoredpenguin.com/crossword/bin/crossword.cgi?cmd=solve&filefrag=2017.12/0913/09133111.694.html" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Class Crossword</a> (<a href= "http://www.armoredpenguin.com/crossword/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Armored Penguin</a>)<br /> <strong>Peter</strong> - <a href= "https://gizmodo.com/the-last-of-the-iron-lungs-1819079169" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">The Last of the Iron Lungs</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 473: Assessing a risk and infecting you twice
<p>The Fellowship of the Virus discuss enhancement of dengue disease in humans: the contribution of antibody concentration and increased binding to Fc receptors.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href= "http://www.turbidplaque.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>ASV 2018: <a href="http://www.asv.org" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">asv.org</a>, <a href="http://www.asv2018.umd.edu" target="_blank" rel="noopener">asv2018.umd.edu</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Support Microbe.tv</a></li> <li><a href= "http://www.bu.edu/neidl/2017/12/12/bu-lab-will-begin-studying-deadly-viruses/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">NEIDL is approved</a></li> <li>NIH lifts <a href= "http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/12/nih-lifts-3-year-ban-funding-risky-virus-studies" target="_blank" rel="noopener">GOF moratorium</a> (Science)</li> <li><a href= "http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/science/sd-me-blackburn-retires-20171221-story.html" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Blackburn steps down</a> as head of Salk Institute (SD Union Trib)</li> <li>ADE of dengue disease <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29097492" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">in humans</a> (Science)</li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=29146795" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Commentary</a> on ADE of dengue disease (Science)</li> <li>ADE of dengue disease and <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28126818" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">antibody binding to Fc</a> (Science)</li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-473-letters" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Letters read</a> on TWiV 473</li> </ul> <div class="page" title="Page 1"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <div class="page" title="Page 1"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href= "https://todayinsci.com/12/12_24.htm">Today in Science History</a><br /> <strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href= "https://www.technologyreview.com/lists/technologies/2017/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">10 Breakthrough Technologies 2017</a><br /> <strong>Rich</strong> - <a href= "https://www.thestar.com/news/world/2017/12/21/spacex-unveils-new-falcon-heavy-rocket-which-will-launch-elon-musks-car-into-space.html"> SpaceX to orbit a Tesla</a><br /> <strong>Alan</strong> - <a href= "https://apps.urban.org/features/debt-interactive-map/">Debt in America</a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "http://amzn.to/2DsLlWS"><em>The Death of Expertise</em> by Tom Nichols</a>  (<a href= "https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/21/books/the-death-of-expertise-explores-how-ignorance-became-a-virtue.html">NYTimes review</a>)</p> <h3>Listener Picks</h3> <p><strong>Stephen</strong> - <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1311997/?page=1" target="_blank" rel="noopener">A Concise Paper</a><br /> <strong>Johnye</strong> - Holiday song parodies (<a href= "https://youtu.be/DlzVp6g5e8o" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">one</a>, <a href="https://youtu.be/0W9LLl3QPuM" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">two</a>, <a href= "https://youtu.be/iBsQOz5sGcg" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">three</a>)<br /> <strong>Tom</strong> - <a href= "http://www.smbc-comics.com/comic/virus" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">SMBC: Are viruses alive?</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV Special: Ray Ortega in the podcaster's studio
<p>Vincent speaks with professional podcast producer Ray Ortega about his career and the power of the podcast.</p> <p>Host: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a></p> <p>Guest: <a href="http://rayortega.com" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Ray Ortega</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Ray on <a href="https://twitter.com/podcasthelper" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Twitter</a></li> <li><a href="http://thepodcastersstudio.com" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">The Podcasters' Studio</a></li> <li><a href="http://producepicker.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Produce Picker Podcast</a></li> <li>Ray's <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/user/thepodcastersstudio" target="_blank" rel="noopener">YouTube channel</a></li> </ul> <div class="page" title="Page 1"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <div class="page" title="Page 1"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 472: The riddle of the skinks
<p>The TWiV team reveal the origin of the poxvirus membrane, and how a retrovirus drove the development of the placenta of a lizard.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href= "http://www.turbidplaque.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>ASV 2018: <a href="http://www.asv.org" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">asv.org</a>, <a href="http://www.asv2018.umd.edu" target="_blank" rel="noopener">asv2018.umd.edu</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Support Microbe.tv</a></li> <li>Origin of <a href= "http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2017/11/29/1716255114.abstract" target="_blank" rel="noopener">poxvirus membrane</a> (PNAS)</li> <li>Poxvirus movies: <a href= "http://movie-usa.glencoesoftware.com/video/10.1073/pnas.1716255114/video-1"> Movie S1</a>, <a href= "http://movie-usa.glencoesoftware.com/video/10.1073/pnas.1716255114/video-2">Movie S2</a>, <a href= "http://movie-usa.glencoesoftware.com/video/10.1073/pnas.1716255114/video-3">Movie S3</a>, <a href= "http://movie-usa.glencoesoftware.com/video/10.1073/pnas.1716255114/video-4">Movie S4</a>, <a href= "http://movie-usa.glencoesoftware.com/video/10.1073/pnas.1716255114/video-5">Movie S5</a></li> <li><a href= "http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2017/11/20/1714590114.abstract" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Lizard placenta</a> from a retrovirus (PNAS)</li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-472-letters" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Letters read</a> on TWiV 472</li> </ul> <div class="page" title="Page 1"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <div class="page" title="Page 1"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href= "https://www.google.com/doodles">Google doodles</a>  <a href= "https://www.google.com/doodles/jan-ingenhouszs-287th-birthday">Discoverer of photosynthesis</a>  <a href= "https://www.google.com/doodles/celebrating-robert-koch">Robert Koch</a><br /> <strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href= "http://photography.nationalgeographic.com/nature-photographer-of-the-year-2017/gallery/winners-all/1" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Nature Photography Winners</a><br /> <strong>Rich</strong> - <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OyKR0TfgPkI">The Raging Idiots Planet Song</a><br /> <strong>Alan</strong> - <a href= "http://www.zooborns.com/">Zooborns</a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2017/02/glass-insects-and-plants-by-yuki-tsunoda/">Glass Insects and Plants by Yuki Tsunoda</a></p> <h3>Listener Picks</h3> <p><strong>Scott</strong> - <a href="http://saganseries.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Sagan Series</a><br /> <strong>Paul</strong> - <a href= "http://smbc-comics.com/comic/virus" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">SMBC Comics</a><br /> <strong>Trudy</strong> - <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zwh1X4h5AYQ" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">If Scientists Wrote Christmas Songs</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 471: Songs of innocence and experience
<p>The TWiVerinos discuss restriction of dengue virus vaccine by Sanofi, and data which suggest that Dengvaxia causes enhanced disease in previously uninfected recipients.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href= "http://www.turbidplaque.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>ASV 2018: <a href="http://www.asv.org" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">asv.org</a>, <a href="http://www.asv2018.umd.edu" target="_blank" rel="noopener">asv2018.umd.edu</a></li> <li>Sanofi update on D<a href= "http://www.sanofipasteur.com/en/articles/Sanofi_updates_information_on_dengue_vaccine.aspx" target="_blank" rel="noopener">engvaxia</a></li> <li>Trouble for <a href= "https://www.reuters.com/article/us-sanofi-dengue/trouble-mounts-for-sanofi-dengue-vaccine-over-safety-concerns-idUSKBN1DY26Y" target="_blank" rel="noopener">dengue vaccine</a> (Reuters)</li> <li><a href= "http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/news-perspective/2017/12/sanofi-restricts-dengue-vaccine-downplays-antibody-enhancement" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Sanofi restricts</a> dengue vaccine (CIDRAP)</li> <li>Dengvaxia <a href= "http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0264410X17313610?via%3Dihub" target="_blank" rel="noopener">enhances disease</a> (Vaccine)</li> <li>Interview with <a href="https://youtu.be/icN7Gf_oHOs" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Jeff Almond</a></li> <li>Dengue vaccine on <a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-319/">TWiV 319</a>, <a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-370-ten-out-of-15/">TWiV 370</a>, <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-384/">TWIV 384</a></li> <li>Image credit</li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-471-letters" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Letters read</a> on TWiV 471</li> </ul> <div class="page" title="Page 1"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <div class="page" title="Page 1"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href= "https://www.nasa.gov/specials/wheels/">NASA is reinventing the wheel</a><br /> <strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href= "https://qbi.uq.edu.au/blog/2017/07/stunning-neuroscience-images" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Stunning neuroscience images</a><br /> <strong>Rich</strong> - <a href= "http://amzn.to/2AHm10C"><em>Moneyball</em> by Michael Lewis</a> (<a href= "http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1210166/?ref_=nv_sr_1">film</a>)<br /> <strong>Alan</strong> - <a href= "https://diversesources.org/">Diverse Sources</a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - Zombie gene protects elephants from cancer (<a href= "https://www.quantamagazine.org/a-zombie-gene-protects-elephants-from-cancer-20171107/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Quanta</a>, <a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twievo/twievo-26/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">TWiEVO</a>)</p> <h3>Listener Picks</h3> <p><strong>Scott</strong> - <a href= "https://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2017/11/vaccine-health-infection-global-children/" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><em>Why Vaccines Matter</em></a> by Cynthia Gorney and <a href="http://amzn.to/2khTyoj" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><em>The Song of the Dodo</em></a> by David Quammen.</p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 470: Just a passing phage
<p>The TWiV ninjas reveal that bacteriophage particles rapidly move across monolayers of eukaryotic cells from different tissues. </p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href= "http://www.turbidplaque.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Transcytosis of bacteriophage <a href= "http://mbio.asm.org/content/8/6/e01874-17" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">across cell layers</a> (mBio)</li> <li><a href="http://mbio.asm.org/content/8/6/e01874-17" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-470-letters" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Letters read</a> on TWiV 470</li> </ul> <div class="page" title="Page 1"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <div class="page" title="Page 1"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <p>This episode is brought to you by Blue Apron. Blue Apron is the #1 fresh ingredient and recipe   delivery service in the country. Get $30 off your first delivery and FREE SHIPPING by going to b<a href="http://www.blueapron.com/twiv" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">lueapron.com/twiv</a>.</p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href= "http://www.chaosmosnews.net/2017/11/17/no-one-able-capture-3200-year-old-tree-one-image-now/">Photo of 3200 year-old tree in one image</a><br /> <strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href="https://youtu.be/Oi2Nvp02vO0" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Microsculpture</a><br /> <strong>Rich</strong> - <a href= "https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2017/02/02/512505625/hey-wait-don-t-eat-that-sneezing-chimp"> A Short History Of Humans And Germs</a><br /> <strong>Alan</strong> - <a href= "http://www.qcontinuum.org/planets/">Planets</a> app<br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/22/business/laptops-not-during-lecture-or-meeting.html">Laptops Are Great. But Not During a Lecture or a Meeting</a></p> <h3>Listener Picks</h3> <p><strong>Basel</strong> - <a href= "https://www.askjpc.org/vspo/index.php" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Joint Pathology Center</a><br /> <strong>John</strong> - <a href="https://openstax.org/faq" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">OpenStax</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 469: Mycovirus stuffed potatoes
<p>The TWiV hosts discuss a plant virus that infects a fungus, and whether you need to work insane hours to succeed in science.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href= "http://www.turbidplaque.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Phytopathogenic fungus <a href= "http://www.pnas.org/content/114/46/12267.abstract" target="_blank" rel="noopener">hosts a plant virus</a> (PNAS)</li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/5227669" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Franklin</a> column (PNAS)</li> <li><a href= "http://www.history.com/news/after-168-years-potato-famine-mystery-solved" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Potato famine</a> mystery solved (History)</li> <li><a href="https://www.ebi.ac.uk/pdbe/emdb/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Protein Data Bank</a></li> <li>You do not need to work <a href= "https://www.timeshighereducation.com/blog/you-do-not-need-work-80-hours-week-succeed-academia" target="_blank" rel="noopener">80 hours per week</a> (THE)</li> <li>How I Learned To <a href= "https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/guest-blog/the-awesomest-7-year-postdoc-or-how-i-learned-to-stop-worrying-and-love-the-tenure-track-faculty-life/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Stop Worrying</a> (Sci Am)</li> <li>Image credit: <a href= "https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B-L2EorQfzbIemtfWVlOaVBZQUU" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><em>Truth Wins</em></a> by Jon Yewdell</li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-469-letters" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Letters read</a> on TWiV 469</li> </ul> <div class="page" title="Page 1"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <div class="page" title="Page 1"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <p>This episode is brought to you by the Department of Microbiology at the 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. For more information about the Department, visit <a href="http://bit.ly/micromssm">http://bit.ly/micromssm</a></p> <p>This episode is brought to you by  the Virology and Gene Therapy PhD program at the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences in Rochester, Minnesota. The renowned Mayo Clinic Virology and Gene Therapy program is currently accepting applications until December first. If you want to be trained in the exciting fields of oncolytic virotherapy, gene therapy, vaccine creation, or basic virology, visit <a href= "http://www.mayoclinic.org" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">mayoclinic.org</a> to apply to the Virology and Gene Therapy program at the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.</p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href= "https://iu.app.box.com/v/PatternsVideoUpdated-1-18-17" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Patterns Video</a> (<a href= "https://wonderlab.org">WonderLab</a>)<br /> <strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href= "http://www.nikonsmallworld.com/galleries/photo/2017-photomicrography-competition" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Nikon 2017 Photomicrography Contest</a><br /> <strong>Rich</strong> - <em>Leonardo Da Vinci</em> <a href= "http://amzn.to/2A7Z1Y8" target="_blank" rel="noopener">by Walter Isaacson</a><br /> <strong>Alan</strong> - <a href= "https://www.sailmagazine.com/boats/best-boats-2018-fountaine-pajot-saona-47" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Sail Magazine Best Boats 2018</a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/17/arts/science-podcasts-youre-the-expert-startalk.html?_r=0" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Science Is Dry, Obscure, Complex?</a></p> <h3>Listener Picks</h3> <p><strong>Ben</strong> - <a href= "https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/jun/27/profitable-business-scientific-publishing-bad-for-science"> Is the staggeringly profitable business of scientific publishing bad for science?</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 468: Zika by the slice
<p>Amy joins the TWiV team to talk about her career and her work on Zika virus neurotropism using embryonic mouse organotypic brain slice cultures.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href= "http://www.turbidplaque.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Guest: <a href="http://www.twitter.com/abr22" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Amy Rosenfeld</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Grad students face <a href= "https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-017-05925-6" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">tax hike</a> (Nature)</li> <li>House voted to <a href= "https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/16/opinion/house-tax-bill-graduate-students.html?action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=opinion-c-col-left-region&region=opinion-c-col-left-region&WT.nav=opinion-c-col-left-region&_r=0" target="_blank" rel="noopener">bankrupt grad students</a> (NYTimes)</li> <li>Neurotropism of <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29087938" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">early and late Zika virus</a> isolates (PNAS)</li> <li><a href= "http://www.virology.ws/2017/11/09/zika-virus-blocks-the-neuron-road-2/"> Zika virus blocks the neuron road</a> (virology blog)</li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-463-letters" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Letters read</a> on TWiV 468</li> </ul> <div class="page" title="Page 1"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <div class="page" title="Page 1"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <p>This episode is brought to you by the Department of Microbiology at the 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. For more information about the Department, visit <a href="http://bit.ly/micromssm">http://bit.ly/micromssm</a></p> <p>This episode is brought to you by  the Virology and Gene Therapy PhD program at the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences in Rochester, Minnesota. The renowned Mayo Clinic Virology and Gene Therapy program is currently accepting applications until December first. If you want to be trained in the exciting fields of oncolytic virotherapy, gene therapy, vaccine creation, or basic virology, visit <a href= "http://www.mayoclinic.org" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">mayoclinic.org</a> to apply to the Virology and Gene Therapy program at the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 467: Jon and Ted's Excellent Adventure
<p>Jon and Teddy Yewdell join the TWiV team to talk about their careers, their research, and the problems with biomedical research.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.turbidplaque.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Alan Dove</a>,and <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Rich Condit</a></p> <p>Guest: <a href= "https://www.niaid.nih.gov/research/jonathan-wilson-yewdell-md-phd" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Jon Yewdell</a> and <a href= "https://www.mskcc.org/research-areas/labs/members/william-yewdell" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Teddy Yewdell</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Jon Yewdell <a href= "https://www.niaid.nih.gov/research/jonathan-wilson-yewdell-md-phd" target="_blank" rel="noopener">laboratory</a></li> <li>Chaudhuri <a href= "https://www.mskcc.org/research-areas/labs/members/william-yewdell" target="_blank" rel="noopener">laboratory</a></li> <li><em>Truth Wins</em> by Jon Yewdell (<a href= "https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B-L2EorQfzbIemtfWVlOaVBZQUU" target="_blank" rel="noopener">epub</a> or <a href= "https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B-L2EorQfzbIZVVRQkNwY1NpVGs" target="_blank" rel="noopener">mobi</a> download)</li> <li>Noncoding RNAs and <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28535205" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">class switch recombination</a> (Int Imm)</li> <li>Translating <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24532645" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">DRiPs</a> (J Leuk Biol)</li> <li>Lamprey <a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26252514" target="_blank" rel="noopener">VLRP response</a> to influenza virus (eLife)</li> <li>The Biomedical Research Crisis (<a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-208-the-biomedical-research-crisis-with-jon-yewdell/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">TWiV 208</a>)</li> </ul> <div class="page" title="Page 1"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <div class="page" title="Page 1"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <p>This episode is brought to you by the Department of Microbiology at the 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. For more information about the Department, visit <a href="http://bit.ly/micromssm">http://bit.ly/micromssm</a></p> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 466: The Capsid Club
<p>From Indiana University, Vincent and Kathy speak with Tuli Mukhopadhyay, John Patton, and Adam Zlotnick about their careers and their work on alphaviruses, hepatitis B virus, and rotaviruses.</p> <p>Host: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a> and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Guests: <a href="http://www.indiana.edu/~tulilab/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Tuli Mukhopadhyay</a>, <a href= "https://biology.indiana.edu/about/faculty/patton-john.html" target="_blank" rel="noopener">John Patton</a>, and <a href= "http://www.indiana.edu/~zlotlab/index.html" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Adam Zlotnick</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="http://www.indiana.edu/~tulilab/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Mukhopadhyay</a> lab</li> <li><a href= "https://biology.indiana.edu/about/faculty/patton-john.html" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Patton</a> lab</li> <li><a href="http://www.indiana.edu/~zlotlab/index.html" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Zlotnick</a> lab</li> <li><a href="http://www.twitter.com/tulilab" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Tuli on Twitter</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27852864" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Palmitoylation</a> of Sindbis virus TF protein (J Virol)</li> <li>Hepatitis B virus <a href= "http://www.annualreviews.org/doi/full/10.1146/annurev-virology-110615-042238" target="_blank" rel="noopener">structure</a> (Ann Rev Virol)</li> <li>Rotavirus <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4268341/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">RNA polymerase</a> (Curr Opin Virol)</li> </ul> <div class="page" title="Page 1"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 465: Theodora the explorer
<p>Theodora Hatziioannou joins the TWiV team to discuss a macaque model for AIDS, and how a cell protein that blocks HIV-1 infection interacts with double-stranded RNA.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href= "http://www.turbidplaque.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Guest: <a href="http://twitter.com/theodora_nyc" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Theodora Hatziioannou</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href= "https://www.eventbrite.com/e/asu-uofa-joint-virology-symposium-registration-38642584009?aff=estw" target="_blank" rel="noopener">ASU-UofA Joint Virology Symposium</a></li> <li><a href= "https://www.rockefeller.edu/research/2235-bieniasz-laboratory-2/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Laboratory of Retrovirology</a>, Rockefeller University</li> <li><a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24948736">HIV-1-induced AIDS in monkeys</a> (Science)</li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29044109">APOBEC3H bound to duplex RNA</a> (Nat Comm)</li> <li><a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/the-center-for-hiv-rna-studies/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Center for HIV RNA studies</a></li> <li>Image: Two molecules of APOBEC3H bound to dsRNA</li> </ul> <div class="page" title="Page 1"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <div class="page" title="Page 1"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <p>This episode is brought to you by Blue Apron. Blue Apron is the #1 fresh ingredient and recipe delivery service in the country. Get $30 off your first delivery and FREE SHIPPING by going to <a href= "http://blueapron.com/twiv" target="_blank" rel= "noopener"><strong>blueapron.com/twiv</strong></a>.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p>This episode is brought to you by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency. Part of the U.S. Department of Defense, the Agency’s Chemical and Biological Technologies Department hosts the 2017 Chemical and Biological Defense Science & Technology Conference to exchange information on the latest and most dynamic developments for countering chemical and biological weapons of mass destruction. Find out more at <a href= "http://www.cbdstconference.com">http://www.cbdstconference.com</a></p> </div> </div> </div> </div> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Theodora -</strong> <a href="http://amzn.to/2yccD57" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><em>To Kill A Mockingbird</em></a> by Harper Lee<strong><br /> Kathy</strong> - <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MFVXsnq230c&feature=youtu.be">25 MILLION Orbeez in a pool</a><br /> <strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href= "https://cosmosmagazine.com/physics/the-fluid-dynamics-of-paint" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Fluid Dynamics of Paint</a><br /> <strong>Rich</strong> - <a href="http://amzn.to/2gRqpCy" target= "_blank" rel="noopener"><em>The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy</em></a> by Douglas Adams<br /> <strong>Alan</strong> - 30 days at sea: <a href= "https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=AHrCI9eSJGQ">timelapse</a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twievo/twievo-024/">TWiEVO 24</a> and <a href="http://everytimezone.com">Every Time Zone</a></p> <h3>Listener Picks</h3> <p><strong>Fernando</strong> - <a href= "https://qz.com/1105605/legos-celebration-of-nasa-women-goes-on-sale-globally-november-1/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Lego Women of NASA</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 464: Boston baked viruses
<p>At Tufts University Dental School in Boston, Vincent speaks with Katya Heldwein and Sean Whelan about their careers and their work on herpesvirus structure and replication of vesicular stomatitis virus.</p> <p>Host: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a></p> <p>Guests: <a href="https://sites.tufts.edu/heldweinlab/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Katya Heldwein</a> and <a href= "http://micro.med.harvard.edu/faculty/whelan.html" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Sean Whelan</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16840698">Crystal structure of HSV gB</a> (Science)</li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20601960">Crystal structure of HSV fusion regulator gH-gL</a> (Nat Struct Mol Biol)</li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27482898">Nuclear Exodus: Herpesviruses Lead the Way</a> (Ann Rev Virol)</li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27605677">VSV Pseudotypes Bearing gB, gD, gH, and gL</a> (J Virol)</li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7667300">Recovery of infectious VSV from cDNA clones</a> (PNAS)</li> <li><a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26144317">Structure of the L Protein of VSV</a> (Cell)</li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16709677">Unique strategy for mRNA cap methylation by VSV</a> (PNAS)</li> <li><a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21041632">Molecular architecture of VSV RNA polymerase</a> (PNAS)</li> </ul> <div class="page" title="Page 1"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <p>This episode is brought to you by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency. Part of the U.S. Department of Defense, the Agency’s Chemical and Biological Technologies Department hosts the 2017 Chemical and Biological Defense Science & Technology Conference to exchange information on the latest and most dynamic developments for countering chemical and biological weapons of mass destruction. Find out more at <a href= "http://www.cbdstconference.com">http://www.cbdstconference.com</a></p> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 463: We haven't meth but these names ring Nobel
<p>The <em>TWiViridae</em> review the 2017 Nobel Prizes for cryoEM and circadian rhythms, and discuss modulation of plant virus replication by RNA methylation.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href= "http://www.turbidplaque.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><em>Truth Wins</em> by Jonathan Yewdell (<a href= "https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B-L2EorQfzbIemtfWVlOaVBZQUU" target="_blank" rel="noopener">epub</a> or <a href= "https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B-L2EorQfzbIZVVRQkNwY1NpVGs" target="_blank" rel="noopener">mobi</a>)</li> <li>Gabriel Victora awarded <a href= "https://www.macfound.org/fellows/1001/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">MacArthur Prize</a></li> <li>Forty Years of <a href= "https://meetings.cshl.edu/meetings.aspx?meet=BIOHIST&year=17" target="_blank" rel="noopener">mRNA Splicing</a> (CSH)</li> <li>2017 Chemistry Nobel: <a href= "https://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/chemistry/laureates/2017/dubochet-facts.html">Jacques Dubochet</a>, <a href= "https://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/chemistry/laureates/2017/frank-facts.html"> Joachim Frank</a>, <a href= "https://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/chemistry/laureates/2017/henderson-facts.html">Richard Henderson</a></li> <li>2017 Physiology or Medicine Nobel: <a href= "https://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/2017/hall-facts.html">Jeffrey C. Hall</a>, <a href= "https://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/2017/rosbash-facts.html"> Michael Rosbash</a>, <a href= "https://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/2017/young-facts.html"> Michael W. Young</a></li> <li>2017 Nobel Prize in <a href= "https://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/chemistry/laureates/2017/advanced-chemistryprize2017.pdf" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Chemistry</a> (pdf)</li> <li>2017 Nobel Prize in <a href= "https://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/2017/advanced-medicineprize2017.pdf" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Physiology of Medicine</a> (pdf)</li> <li>Jonathan Weiner on <a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twievo/twievo-019/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">TWiEVO 19</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.pnas.org/content/114/40/10755.abstract" target="_blank" rel="noopener">RNA methylation</a> modulates plant virus infectivity (PNAS)</li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-463-letters" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Letters read</a> on TWiV 463</li> </ul> <div class="page" title="Page 1"> <div class="section"> <div class="layoutArea"> <div class="column"> <p>This episode is brought to you by Blue Apron. Blue Apron is the #1 fresh ingredient and recipe delivery service in the country. Get $30 off your first delivery and FREE SHIPPING by going to <a href= "http://blueapron.com/twiv" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">blueapron.com/twiv</a>.</p> </div> </div> </div> </div> <p>This episode is brought to you by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency. Part of the U.S. Department of Defense, the Agency’s Chemical and Biological Technologies Department hosts the 2017 Chemical and Biological Defense Science & Technology Conference to exchange information on the latest and most dynamic developments for countering chemical and biological weapons of mass destruction. Find out more at <a href= "http://www.cbdstconference.com">http://www.cbdstconference.com</a></p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href= "https://www.nasa.gov/pdf/607072main_WhenBiospheresCollide-ebook.pdf"><em>When biospheres collide</em></a><br /> <strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href= "https://cosmosmagazine.com/biology/just-10-rivers-to-blame-for-millions-of-tonnes-of-ocean-plastic" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Blame 10 rivers for ocean plastic</a><br /> <strong>Alan</strong> - <a href= "http://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2017/09/holland-agriculture-sustainable-farming/"> Farming</a> in The Netherlands<br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href="http://asm.org/mtm" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Meet the Microbiologist</a></p> <h3>Listener Picks</h3> <p><strong>Jay</strong> - <a href="http://omegataupodcast.net/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">OmegaTau</a> podcast<br /> <strong>Trudy</strong> - <a href= "http://astore.amazon.com/virologyws-20">Arrowsmith</a> by Sinclair Lewis<br /> Mark - iOS app <a href= "https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/human-anatomy-atlas-2018/id1117998129" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Human Anatomy Atlas</a> and <a href= "https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/masters-in-business/id730188152" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Master in Business podcast</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV Special: Tear it up with David Tuller
<p>David Tuller returns to discuss his efforts to expose the methodological and ethical problems with the PACE trial for ME/CFS.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a></p> <p>Guest: <a href="https://twitter.com/davidtuller1" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">David Tuller</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>All of David's ME/CFS articles at virology blog</li> <li>David Tuller on <a href="https://twitter.com/davidtuller1" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Twitter</a></li> <li><a href="http://amzn.to/2wU7YQz" target="_blank" rel= "noopener"><em>Through the Shadowlands</em></a> by Julie Rehmeyer</li> </ul> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 462: Splicing RNA with Phillip A. Sharp
<p>Vincent speaks with 1993 Nobel Laureate Phillip A. Sharp about his career and his seminal discovery of RNA splicing in mammalian cells, which changed our understanding of gene structure.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a></p> <p>Guest: <a href="https://ki.mit.edu/people/faculty/sharp" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Phillip A. Sharp</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href= "https://www.asm.org/index.php/podcasts/meet-the-microbiologist" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Meet the Microbiologist</a></li> <li><a href="http://web.mit.edu/sharplab/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Sharp Laboratory</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/269380">Spliced segments of adenovirus late mRNA</a> (PNAS)</li> <li><a href="https://youtu.be/9V_hivGbjrA" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Video of this interview</a> (YouTube)</li> </ul> <p>This episode is brought to you by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency. Part of the U.S. Department of Defense, the Agency’s Chemical and Biological Technologies Department hosts the 2017 Chemical and Biological Defense Science & Technology Conference to exchange information on the latest and most dynamic developments for countering chemical and biological weapons of mass destruction. Find out more at <a href= "http://www.cbdstconference.com">http://www.cbdstconference.com</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 461: Gotta trace them all!
<p>The TWiVers discuss the declining readability of scientific texts, and review the use of self-inactivating rabies virus for tracing neural circuits.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Guest: <a href="http://www.twitter.com/BioProfBarker" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Brianne Barker</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href= "https://www.asm.org/index.php/podcasts/meet-the-microbiologist" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Meet the Microbiologist</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/west-nile-virus/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">TWiV 1</a>: West Nile Virus</li> <li><a href="https://elifesciences.org/articles/27725" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Decreasing readability</a> of scientific texts (eLife)</li> <li>Measure <a href="https://readable.io/text/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">text readability</a></li> <li>Tracing neural circuits with <a href= "http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0092867417306979" target="_blank" rel="noopener">self-inactivating rabies virus</a> (Cell)</li> <li><a href= "https://www.neuroscienceblueprint.nih.gov/factSheet/CreDriver.htm" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Cre driver network</a> (NIH)</li> <li><a href= "http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0896627307000785?via%3Dihub" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Monosynaptic tracing</a> with rabies virus (Neuron)</li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-461-letters" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Letters read</a> on TWiV 461</li> </ul> <p>This episode is brought to you by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency. Part of the U.S. Department of Defense, the Agency’s Chemical and Biological Technologies Department hosts the 2017 Chemical and Biological Defense Science & Technology Conference to exchange information on the latest and most dynamic developments for countering chemical and biological weapons of mass destruction. Find out more at <a href= "http://www.cbdstconference.com">http://www.cbdstconference.com</a></p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Kathy -</strong><a href= "https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap170912.html">Best eclipse video</a> (to date) and <a href= "https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap170922.html">s</a><a href= "https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap170922.html">olargraph</a><br /> <strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href= "http://yourshot.nationalgeographic.com/photos/10522484/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Photos by Will Eades</a><br /> <strong>Brianne</strong> - <a href="http://amzn.to/2xR1rcy" target= "_blank" rel="noopener"><em>Pale Rider</em></a> by Laura Spinney<br /> <strong>Rich</strong> - <a href= "http://www.sciencemagazinedigital.org/sciencemagazine/15_september_2017?sub_id=rNH0jEggQbHp&u1=01429183&folio=1083&pg=23#pg23">“Supergenes” Drive Evolution</a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> -<a href= "http://idlewords.com/2017/09/anatomy_of_a_moral_panic.htm">Anatomy of a Moral Panic</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 460: Penn, a great sandbox for science
<p>Vincent travels to the University of Pennsylvania and speaks with virologists Gary Cohen, Scott Hensley, Carolina Lopez, and Susan Weiss about their careers and their research.</p> <p>Host: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a></p> <p>Guests: <a href= "https://www.dental.upenn.edu/departments_faculty/faculty_directory/gary_h._cohen/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Gary Cohen</a>, <a href= "https://twitter.com/SCOTTeHENSLEY" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Scott Hensley</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/CBLPHL" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Carolina Lopez</a>, and <a href= "https://twitter.com/weisssr" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Susan Weiss</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href= "https://www.dental.upenn.edu/research/research_overview/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Cohen Laboratory</a></li> <li><a href= "http://www.med.upenn.edu/apps/faculty/index.php/g20000220/p27057" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Hensley Laboratory</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.lopezlab.org" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Lopez Laboratory</a></li> <li><a href= "http://www.med.upenn.edu/apps/faculty/index.php/g20000320/p11346" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Weiss Laboratory</a></li> </ul> <p>This episode is brought to you by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency. Part of the U.S. Department of Defense, the Agency’s Chemical and Biological Technologies Department hosts the 2017 Chemical and Biological Defense Science & Technology Conference to exchange information on the latest and most dynamic developments for countering chemical and biological weapons of mass destruction. Find out more at <a href= "http://www.cbdstconference.com">http://www.cbdstconference.com</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 459: Polio turns over a new leaf
<p>The TWiV team reviews the first FDA approved gene therapy, accidental exposure to poliovirus type 2 in a manufacturing plant, and production of a candidate poliovirus vaccine in plants.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href= "http://www.turbidplaque.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>ASM Conference on <a href="http://tinyurl.com/asmnucleus" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Viral Manipulation of Nuclear Processes</a></li> <li>ASM <a href="http://bit.ly/ASMFellowship" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Public Outreach Fellowship</a></li> <li>Kymriah <a href= "https://www.pennmedicine.org/news/news-releases/2017/august/fda-approves-personalized-cellular-therapy-for-advanced-leukemia" target="_blank" rel="noopener">approved</a> (PennMed)</li> <li><a href= "https://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/treatment/research/car-t-cells" target="_blank" rel="noopener">CAR</a> T cells (NCBI)</li> <li><a href= "https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/11/health/cost-gene-therapy-drugs.html?_r=0" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Cost</a> of Kymriah (NYTimes)</li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28597830" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Accidental exposure</a> to poliovirus type 2 (Eurosurveill)</li> <li><a href= "http://www.polioeradication.org/Resourcelibrary/Posteradicationpolicydocuments.aspx" target="_blank" rel="noopener">GAPIII</a> (WHO)</li> <li>Poliovaccine <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28811473" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">candidate in plants</a> (Nat Commun)</li> <li>Vertical vaccine farm (<a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-47-vertical-vaccine-farm/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">TWiV 47</a>)</li> <li>All picornaviruses, all the time (<a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-425/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">TWiV 425</a>)</li> <li><a href= "https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/spaceimages/images/wallpaper/PIA18274-1920x1200.jpg" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-459-letters" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Letters read</a> on TWiV 459</li> </ul> <p>This episode is brought to you by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency. Part of the U.S. Department of Defense, the Agency’s Chemical and Biological Technologies Department hosts the 2017 Chemical and Biological Defense Science & Technology Conference to exchange information on the latest and most dynamic developments for countering chemical and biological weapons of mass destruction. Find out more at <a href= "http://www.cbdstconference.com">http://www.cbdstconference.com</a></p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Kathy -</strong> <a href= "https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/09/14/science/cassini-saturn-images.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=photo-spot-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news">Cassini photos</a><br /> <strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href= "https://www.eeace.com/case-studies/article/caliber-biotherapeutics" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Caliber Biotherapeutics</a><br /> <strong>Alan</strong> - <a href= "https://getgrav.org/">Grav</a><br /> <strong>Rich -</strong> <a href= "https://www.google.com/streetview/#international-space-station/cupola-observational-module"> Google street view of the International Space Station</a> (<a href= "https://www.space.com/37600-google-street-view-international-space-station.html">article</a>)<br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "https://bioinformatics.chat/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">the bioinformatics chat</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 458: Saliva of the fittest
<p>The TWiVians present an imported case of yellow fever in New York City, and explain how a dengue virus subgenomic RNA disrupts immunity in mosquito salivary glands to increase virus replication.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href= "http://www.turbidplaque.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>ASM Conference on <a href="http://tinyurl.com/asmnucleus" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Viral Manipulation of Nuclear Processes</a></li> <li><a href= "http://www.post-gazette.com/obituaries//2017/09/05/Obituary-Roger-W-Hendrix-university-of-pittsburgh-molecular-biology-and-renaissance-music/stories/201709050012" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Roger W. Hendrix, 74</a> (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)</li> <li>Roger Hendrix video on <a href= "http://www.virology.ws/2017/09/08/roger-w-hendrix-74/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">TWiV #135</a></li> <li><a href= "http://links.govdelivery.com/track?type=click&enid=ZWFzPTEmbWFpbGluZ2lkPTIwMTcwODMxLjc3NTc0NTAxJm1lc3NhZ2VpZD1NREItUFJELUJVTC0yMDE3MDgzMS43NzU3NDUwMSZkYXRhYmFzZWlkPTEwMDEmc2VyaWFsPTE3MTUzNzM2JmVtYWlsaWQ9dnJyMUBjb2x1bWJpYS5lZHUmdXNlcmlkPXZycjFAY29sdW1iaWEuZWR1JmZsPSZleHRyYT1NdWx0aXZhcmlhdGVJZD0mJiY=&&&107&&&https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/66/wr/mm6634a5.htm?s_cid=mm6634a5_e" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Yellow fever</a> in traveler returning from Peru (MMWR)</li> <li>Dengue subgenomic RNA in <a href= "http://journals.plos.org/plospathogens/article?id=10.1371/journal.ppat.1006535" target="_blank" rel="noopener">mosquito salivary gland</a> (PLoS Path)</li> <li><a href= "http://www.rcsb.org/pdb/ngl/ngl.do?pdbid=4PQV&bionumber=1" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-458-letters" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Letters read</a> on TWiV 458</li> </ul> <p>This episode is brought to you by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency. Part of the U.S. Department of Defense, the Agency’s Chemical and Biological Technologies Department hosts the 2017 Chemical and Biological Defense Science & Technology Conference to exchange information on the latest and most dynamic developments for countering chemical and biological weapons of mass destruction. Find out more at <a href= "http://www.cbdstconference.com">http://www.cbdstconference.com</a></p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Kathy -</strong> Antibody validation <a href= "http://www.biotechniques.com/BiotechniquesJournal/2017/August/From-the-Editor/biotechniques-366123.html">Editorial</a> <a href="http://www.biotechniques.com/BiotechniquesJournal/2017/August/FIGHTING-FOR-THE-FUTURE-OF-ANTIBODIES/biotechniques-366128.html?pageNum=3">Asilomar meeting report</a><br /> <strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href= "http://www.despommierphotoart.com/">Despommierphotoart.com</a><br /> <strong>Alan</strong> - NOAA <a href= "https://www.omao.noaa.gov/learn/aircraft-operations/about/hurricane-hunters"> Hurricane Hunters</a><br /> <strong>Rich - <a href="http://amzn.to/2eULRWi" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><em>Awakenings</em></a> by Oliver Sacks (<a href= "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Encephalitis_lethargica">encephalitis lethargica</a>)</strong><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href="http://amzn.to/2wQ1pSt" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><em>Goodnight Lab</em></a> by Chris Ferrie</p> <h3>Listener Picks</h3> <p><strong>Pete -</strong> <a href="http://amzn.to/2xmdPSy" target= "_blank" rel="noopener"><em>Change Agent</em></a> by Daniel Suarez<strong><br /> Paul</strong> - <a href="http://amzn.to/2wQSGON" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><em>Pasteur's Gambit</em></a> by Stephen Dando-Collins<br /> <strong>Maureen</strong> - <a href= "https://www.nih.gov/health-information/first-human">Discovery Documentary First in Human</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 457: The Red Queen meets the White Rabbit
<p>Brianne returns to the TWiV Gang to discuss the distribution of proteins on the influenza viral genome, and the evolution of myxoma virus that was released in Australia to control the rabbit population.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href= "http://www.turbidplaque.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Alan Dove</a>, and <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Rich Condit</a></p> <p>Guest: <a href="http://www.twitter.com/BioProfBarker" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Brianne Barker</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href= "https://www.nature.com/news/first-genetically-engineered-salmon-sold-in-canada-1.22116"> First genetically engineered salmon sold in Canada</a></li> <li><a href= "https://academic.oup.com/nar/article-lookup/doi/10.1093/nar/gkx584" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Nucleoprotein</a> on influenza virus RNA (Nucl Acids Res)</li> <li>Evolution of released <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28808019">myxoma virus</a> in Australia (PNAS)</li> <li><a href= "https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Rabbits_MyxomatosisTrial_WardangIsland_1938.jpg" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-457-letters" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Letters read</a> on TWiV 457</li> </ul> <p>This episode is brought to you by Blue Apron. Blue Apron is the #1 fresh ingredient and recipe delivery service in the country. See what’s on the menu this week and get your first 3 meals free with your first purchase - WITH FREE SHIPPING - by going to <a href= "http://www.blueapron.com/twiv" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">blueapron.com/twiv</a>.</p> <p>This episode is brought to you by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency. Part of the U.S. Department of Defense, the Agency’s Chemical and Biological Technologies Department hosts the 2017 Chemical and Biological Defense Science & Technology Conference to exchange information on the latest and most dynamic developments for countering chemical and biological weapons of mass destruction. Find out more at <a href= "http://www.cbdstconference.com">http://www.cbdstconference.com</a></p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Brianne -</strong> <a href= "https://www.shapeways.com/shops/molecular-hub?section=Viruses&s=0" target="_blank" rel="noopener">3D printed viruses</a><br /> <strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href= "https://cosmosmagazine.com/biology/secrets-of-schooling" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Secrets of Schooling</a><br /> <strong>Alan</strong> - <a href= "https://www.sailmagazine.com/cruising/sailmaking-nevada-desert">Making sails</a> in the Nevada desert<br /> <strong>Rich -</strong> <a href= "https://www.thestoryoftexas.com/discover/artifacts/david-vetter-suit-spotlight-010816"> David Vetter isolation suit</a> (<a href= "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Vetter">Wiki</a>)<br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "https://youtu.be/IZDYhQ4UAnA" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Confounds the Science</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 456: Be careful of canons
<p>Brianne joins the TWiVMasters to explain how mutations in genes encoding RNA polymerase III predispose children to severe varicella, and detection of an RNA virus by a DNA sensor.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a> and <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Rich Condit</a></p> <p>Guest: <a href="http://www.twitter.com/BioProfBarker" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Brianne Barker</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="http://www.jci.org/articles/view/92280" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">RNA pol III mutations</a> underlie severe varicella (J Clin Inves)</li> <li>Dengue virus activates cGAS by <a href= "https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-017-03932-1" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">release of mitochondrial DNA</a> (Sci Rep)</li> <li>Dengue virus NS2B protein <a href= "http://www.nature.com/articles/nmicrobiol201737" target="_blank" rel="noopener">targets cGAS for degradation</a> (Nat Micr)</li> <li><a href= "https://twitter.com/JVirology/status/857363485864452096" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-456-letters" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Letters read</a> on TWiV 456</li> </ul> <p>This episode is brought to you by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency. Part of the U.S. Department of Defense, the Agency’s Chemical and Biological Technologies Department hosts the 2017 Chemical and Biological Defense Science & Technology Conference to exchange information on the latest and most dynamic developments for countering chemical and biological weapons of mass destruction. Find out more at <a href= "http://www.cbdstconference.com">http://www.cbdstconference.com</a></p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Brianne -</strong> <a href= "https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/guest-blog/science-in-ten-hundred-words-the-up-goer-five-challenge/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Up-Goer Five Challenge</a> (related to <a href="https://xkcd.com/thing-explainer/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Thing Explainer</a>)<br /> <strong>Rich - <a href= "http://www.pbs.org/the-farthest/home/">The Farthest: Voyager in Space</a> and <a href= "http://www.vipassanamomma.com/2017/06/science/">Vipassana Momma: Science</a></strong><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "http://revisionisthistory.com/episodes/20-the-basement-tapes" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><span id="eow-title" class= "watch-title" dir="ltr" title= "Ford Thunderbird Automatic Transmission Rebuild Time Lapse | Redline Rebuild #4">Episode of Revisionist History: The Basement Tapes</span></a></p> <h3>Listener Pick</h3> <p><strong>Jennie</strong> - <a href= "https://scinote.net/blog/piece-lab-equipment-hilarious-quiz/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">What Piece of Lab Equipment Are You?</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 455: Pork and genes
<p>Erin joins the TWiVirions to discuss a computer exploit encoded in DNA, creation of pigs free of endogenous retroviruses, and mutations in the gene encoding an innate sensor of RNA in children with severe viral respiratory disease.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.turbidplaque.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Guest: Erin Garcia</p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>DNA-based <a href="http://dnasec.cs.washington.edu/dnasec.pdf" target="_blank" rel="noopener">computer exploit</a> (pdf)</li> <li><a href= "http://science.sciencemag.org/content/early/2017/08/09/science.aan4187"> Inactivation of porcine endogenous retrovirus in pigs</a> (Science)</li> <li><a href= "http://www.pnas.org/content/114/31/8342.abstract">Severe viral respiratory infections in children with IFIH1 mutations</a> (PNAS)</li> <li>IRF7 deficiency and severe respiratory infection (<a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-336/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">TWiV 336</a>)</li> <li><a href="http://dnasec.cs.washington.edu/dnasec.pdf" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-455-letters" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Letters read</a> on TWiV 455</li> </ul> <p>This episode is brought to you by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency. Part of the U.S. Department of Defense, the Agency’s Chemical and Biological Technologies Department hosts the 2017 Chemical and Biological Defense Science & Technology Conference to exchange information on the latest and most dynamic developments for countering chemical and biological weapons of mass destruction. Find out more at <a href= "http://www.cbdstconference.com">http://www.cbdstconference.com</a></p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Erin -</strong> <a href="http://amzn.to/2fVW70I" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><em>What If?</em> by Randall Monroe</a><br /> <strong>Rich - </strong><a href= "http://www.artsciencegallery.com/">Art.Science.Gallery</a> (<a href="https://jhayleygillespie.wordpress.com/">J. Haley Gillespie</a>)<strong><br /> Kathy -</strong> <a href= "http://www.bbc.com/news/in-pictures-40789348">Astronomy photographer of the year shortlist</a><a href= "http://phagesdb.org/DNAMaster/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener"><br /></a> <strong>Alan</strong> - <a href= "https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/national/eclipse/?utm_term=.0fbe7d317942" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Upcoming Eclipses</a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "https://youtu.be/eWMsfAPHXi0" target="_blank" rel= "noopener"><span id="eow-title" class="watch-title" dir="ltr" title="Ford Thunderbird Automatic Transmission Rebuild Time Lapse | Redline Rebuild #4">Ford Thunderbird Automatic Transmission Rebuild</span></a></p> <h3>Listener Pick</h3> <p><strong>Bryan</strong> - <a href= "http://www.sciencealert.com/a-neuroscientist-just-tricked-4-journals-into-accepting-a-fake-paper-on-midi-chlorians" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Neuroscientists tricks journals</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 454: FGCU, Zika
<p>Sharon and Scott return to TWiV for a Zika virus update, including their work on viral evolution and spread, and whether pre-existing immunity to dengue virus enhances pathogenesis.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href= "http://www.turbidplaque.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Alan Dove</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Guests: <a href="http://www.fgcu.edu/CAS/879.asp" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Sharon Isern</a> and <a href= "http://www.fgcu.edu/CAS/881.asp" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Scott Michael</a></p> <p> </p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Hurricane Zika (<a href= "https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0ahUKEwiw3vT2stTVAhXCrVQKHaWdAWIQFggoMAA&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.microbe.tv%2Ftwiv%2Ftwiv-410%2F&usg=AFQjCNHRuafdxnLUbAviINgjH4KxAKrmng" target="_blank" rel="noopener">TWiV 410</a>)</li> <li><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/454_Life_Sciences" target="_blank" rel="noopener">454 Corporation</a> (Wikipedia)</li> <li>Regional Zika update, <a href= "http://www.paho.org/hq/index.php?option=com_content&id=11599&Itemid=41691"> Americas</a> (PAHO, WHO)</li> <li>Zika virus <a href= "https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B8dwAT4VdQdjTklHbzFLUmhyTkQwcjAzMGtPZ1NfODNsRFRZ" target="_blank" rel="noopener">serum bank</a> (pdf)</li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28538734">Zika virus evolution and spread in the Americas</a> (Nature)</li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28538723">Multiple introductions of Zika virus in US</a> (Nature)</li> <li><a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28446677">Inhibition of Zika Virus Replication by Wolbachia</a> (J Virol)</li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28643775">Zika virus pathogenesis in rhesus macaques unaffected by immunity to dengue virus</a> (Nat Commun)</li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28771605">Impact of flavivirus immunity on Zika virus infection in rhesus macaques</a> (PLoS Path)</li> <li><a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28360135">Enhancement of Zika virus pathogenesis by antiflavivirus immunity</a> (Science)</li> <li><a href= "https://academic.oup.com/cid/article-abstract/doi/10.1093/cid/cix558/3872368/Viral-Load-and-Cytokine-Response-Profile-Does-Not?redirectedFrom=fulltext" target="_blank" rel="noopener">No ADE by dengue antibodies</a> in Zika virus patients (Clin Inf Dis)</li> <li><a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28765581">Oropharyngeal mucosal transmission of Zika virus in rhesus macaques</a> (Nat Commun)</li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-454-letters" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Letters read</a> on TWiV 454</li> </ul> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Dickson -</strong> <a href= "https://cosmosmagazine.com/geoscience/industrial-scars" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Industrial Scars</a><strong><br /> Kathy - <a href= "https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2017/7/25/16019892/solar-eclipse-2017-interactive-map"> Eclipse info by zipcode</a></strong><br /> <strong>Sharon - </strong><a href= "https://theconversation.com/profiles/michaela-schultz-369226/articles">Michaela’s article in The Conversation</a><br /> <strong>Scott -</strong> <a href= "http://www.cbs.dtu.dk/services/SignalP/">Signal P</a>, <a href= "https://pecaan.kbrinsgd.org/">Pecaan</a>, <a href= "http://phagesdb.org/Phamerator/faq/">Phamerator</a>, <a href= "http://phagesdb.org/DNAMaster/">DNAmaster<br /></a><strong>Alan</strong> - <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fe20wV7h3KE">The Eagle Whisperer</a>” (and the <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCajXeitgFL-rb5-gXI-aG8Q">Great Big Story</a> channel)<br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "https://youtu.be/SVxf3FJCNLE" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Bottle</a></p> <h3>Listener Pick</h3> <p><strong>Kevin</strong> - <a href= "http://www.sciencemag.org/careers/2017/07/another-tenure-track-scientist-bites-dust?utm_source=sciencemagazine&utm_medium=facebook-text&utm_campaign=ttee-14230" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Tenure track scientist bites the dust</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 453: Neurovirology with Diane Griffin
<p>From the Vector-Borne Viruses Symposium in Hamilton, Montana, Dickson and Vincent speak with Diane Griffin about her career and her work on understanding viral infections of the central nervous system.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a> and <a href= "http://parasiteswithoutborders.com" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Dickson Despommier</a></p> <p>Guest: Diane Griffin</p> <p> </p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href= "http://www.cvent.com/events/vector-borne-viruses-symposium/event-summary-ab9ac65941c447888418fb3f24572f8e.aspx" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vector-Borne Viruses Symposium</a></li> <li><a href= "https://www.jhsph.edu/faculty/directory/profile/281/diane-e-griffin" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Diane Griffin</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/5043410">Adoptive immunization of immunosuppressed mice infected with Sindbis virus</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1262711">Role of the immune response in age-dependent resistance of mice to encephalitis due to Sindbis virus</a></li> <li><a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1658936">Antibody-mediated clearance of alphavirus infection from neurons</a></li> <li><a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1383564">Persistence of viral RNA in mouse brains after recovery from acute alphavirus encephalitis</a></li> <li><a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8441470">Conversion of lytic to persistent alphavirus infection by the bcl-2 cellular oncogene</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8643485">Bc1-2 protects mice against fatal alphavirus encephalitis</a></li> </ul> <p>This episode is brought to you by Blue Apron. Blue Apron is the #1 fresh ingredient and recipe delivery service in the country. See what’s on the menu this week and get 3 meals free with your first purchase – WITH FREE SHIPPING – by going to <a href="http://www.blueapron.com/twiv" target="_blank" rel="noopener">blueapron.com/twiv</a>.</p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 452: Kiss that frog
<p>Lynda Coughlan joins the weekly virtual bus companions for a discussion of a host defense peptide from frogs that destroys influenza virus, and mouse models for acute and chronic hepacivirus infection.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.turbidplaque.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Alan Dove</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Guest: <a href="http://www.twitter.com/virusnerdette" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Lynda Coughlan</a></p> <p> </p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Linda on <a href="https://youtu.be/o9y-HitEhvo" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Virus Watch</a> and <a href= "https://youtu.be/dWIk6fMC34s" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">BSGCT</a></li> <li>Anti-influenza <a href= "http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1074761317301280?via%3Dihub" target="_blank" rel="noopener">peptide from frogs</a> (Immunity)</li> <li><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magainin" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Magainins</a> (Wikipedia)</li> <li><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Urumi" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Urumi</a></li> <li>Kathy's <a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26933888" target="_blank" rel="noopener">defensin paper</a> (PLoS Path)</li> <li><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Hepatitis_Day" target="_blank" rel="noopener">World Hepatitis Day</a></li> <li>Mouse model for <a href= "http://science.sciencemag.org/content/357/6347/204" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">hepacivirus infection</a> (Science)</li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-452-letters" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Letters read</a> on TWiV 452</li> </ul> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Kathy - <a href= "https://www.citylab.com/design/2017/07/the-rivers-of-the-us-mapped-as-subway-lines/534432/?utm_source=nl__link6_072417"> US rivers as subway map</a></strong><br /> <strong>Lynda - <a href="http://amzn.to/2eU9qy0" target= "_blank" rel="noopener"><em>No Time to Lose: A Life in Pursuit of Deadly Viruses</em> by Peter Piot</a></strong><strong><br /> Alan</strong> - Apollo-era computers <a href= "https://arstechnica.com/science/2017/07/nasa-computer-engineer-basement/"> found in dead engineer’s basement</a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/07/25/sports/football/nfl-cte.html?_r=0">110 NFL Brains,</a> <a href= "http://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/2645104">research article in JAMA</a> and <a href= "http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/oped/bs-ed-op-0730-research-justified-20170727-story.html"> The best science is often accidental</a></p> <h3>Listener Pick</h3> <p><strong>Stig</strong> - Security Now! and <a href= "http://amzn.to/2vg4LNQ" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><em>The Gene</em> by Siddhartha Mukherjee</a><br /> <strong>Ricardo -</strong> <a href="https://youtu.be/7VG_s2PCH_c" target="_blank" rel="noopener">John Oliver on Vaccines</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 451: Expectorate the unexpected
<p>The TWiV scientists reveal that mosquitoes transmit different West Nile virus populations with each blood meal, only to have the diversity purged in a bird host.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.turbidplaque.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p> </p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Driving past a milestone (<a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twip/twip-100/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">TWiP 100</a>)</li> <li><a href= "https://blog.verily.com/2017/07/debug-fresno-our-first-us-field-study.html" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Debug Fresno</a> (Verily blog)</li> <li>What could possibly go wrong? (<a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27156023" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">TWiV 388</a>)</li> <li><a href= "http://www.promedmail.org/direct.php?id=20170517.5041381" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Chestnut blight</a> (ProMedMail)</li> <li>Hypovirus <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23498905" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">molecular biology</a> (Adv Virus Res)</li> <li>Mosquitoes transmit <a href= "http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2211124717304539?via%3Dihub" target="_blank" rel="noopener">unique WNV populations</a> (Cell Rep)</li> <li><a href="http://casa.colorado.edu/~dduncan/pseudoscience/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Teaching science using pseudoscience</a></li> <li><a href= "http://www.cell.com/cell-reports/fulltext/S2211-1247(17)30453-9?_returnURL=http%3A%2F%2Flinkinghub.elsevier.com%2Fretrieve%2Fpii%2FS2211124717304539%3Fshowall%3Dtrue" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-451-letters" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Letters read</a> on TWiV 451</li> </ul> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Kathy -</strong> <a href= "https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap170523.html">Approaching Jupiter</a> and <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ocAt3oihb2E">Michigan parents about vaccination</a><br /> <strong>Rich - </strong><a href= "https://www.futilitycloset.com/2017/04/29/math-limericks/">Math Limericks</a> from <a href= "https://www.futilitycloset.com/">Futility Closet</a><strong><br /> Alan</strong> - NASA <a href= "https://www.nasa.gov/feature/nasa-video-soars-over-pluto-s-majestic-mountains-and-icy-plains"> flyover</a> of Pluto<br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "https://arstechnica.com/science/2017/07/trump-wants-a-talk-radio-host-to-be-the-usdas-chief-scientist/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Talk show host nominated as USDA chief scientist</a></p> <h3>Listener Pick</h3> <p><strong>Neil</strong> - <a href= "http://digg.com/video/vaccines-song-hamilton" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">These smart girls are here to debunk anti-vaxxer nonsense</a><br /> <strong>John -</strong> <a href= "https://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/6if2wr/i_am_dr_john_sever_vice_chair_of_rotarys/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">John Sever AMA</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 450: Ben tenOever and RNA out
<p>Ben tenOever joins the TWiVoli to discuss the evolution of RNA interference and his lab's finding that RNAse III nucleases, needed for the maturation of cellular RNAs, are an ancient antiviral RNA recognition platform in all domains of life.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://parasiteswithoutborders.org" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href= "http://www.turbidplaque.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Guest: <a href= "http://www.mountsinai.org/profiles/benjamin-r-tenoever" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Ben tenOever</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>RNAseIII is an ancient <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28658212" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">antiviral effector</a> (Nature)</li> <li>Influenza <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27918527?dopt=Abstract&holding=npg" target="_blank" rel="noopener">suppression</a> of RNAi (PNAS)</li> <li><a href="http://www.nature.com/articles/nmicrobiol201752" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Questioning</a> mammalian antiviral RNAi (Nat Micro)</li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26633895" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Antiviral protection</a> via RdRp (PLoS Path)</li> <li>Evolution of <a href= "http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chom.2016.01.006" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">antiviral defense</a> (Cell Host Micr)</li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-450-letters" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Letters read</a> on TWiV 450</li> </ul> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Ben -</strong> <a href="http://amzn.to/2unxoIc" target= "_blank" rel="noopener"><em>Invisible Invaders</em> by Peter Radetsky</a><strong><br /> Kathy -</strong> ASV 2017 Virolympics Crossword <a href= "https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B8dwAT4VdQdjbTE5ZHF2Z1RMVF91cjNWUTJZVG8tWEVJMW5r" target="_blank" rel="noopener">solved</a> (pdf) and <a href= "http://www.nationalmuseum.af.mil/">National Museum of the Air Force</a><br /> <strong>Rich - </strong><a href= "https://www.fs.usda.gov/crgnsa">Columbia river gorge</a> and <a href="http://amzn.to/2unRHFx" target="_blank" rel= "noopener"><em>Undaunted Courage</em> by Stephen Ambrose</a><strong><br /> Dickson -</strong> <a href= "https://cosmosmagazine.com/geoscience/all-the-world-s-earthquakes-2001-2015" target="_blank" rel="noopener">All the World's Earthquakes</a><strong><br /> Alan</strong> - <a href= "http://sashat.me/2017/06/03/roman-roads/">Map of Roman roads</a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "http://www.hhmi.org/news/artificial-intelligence-helps-build-brain-atlas-fly-behavior?utm_source=HHMI+News&utm_campaign=0afc1ed9c8-Branson_Artificial_Intel_2017_07_13&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8f2808e1d6-0afc1ed9c8-69878073" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Brain atlas of fly behavior</a></p> <h3>Listener Pick</h3> <p><strong>Rob</strong> - <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8YCGMqp6kBE" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Vaccinate Your Kids</a> and <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aZETITM2IPg" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Charles Darwin Natural Selection</a><br /> <strong>Islam -</strong> <a href= "http://www.sciencewithinreach.com" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Self-assembling virus</a> and <a href= "http://viruspatterns.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Virus Patterns</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 449: The sound of non-silencing
<p>The TWiV Council explores the finding that facial appearance affects science communication, and evidence that RNA interference confers antiviral immunity in mammalian cells.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://parasiteswithoutborders.org" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href= "http://www.turbidplaque.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Alan Dove</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>JMBE <a href="http://asmscience.org/jmbe" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">SciComm Issue</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28533389" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Facial appearance</a> affects science communication (PNAS)</li> <li><a href= "http://www.virology.ws/2017/06/29/your-face-matters-to-science/">Your face matters to science</a> (virology blog)</li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28636969" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">RNA based</a> antiviral immunity in mammals (Immunity)</li> <li>How mice say nodavirus (<a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-256-how-mice-say-nodavirus/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">TWiV 245</a>)</li> <li><a href= "https://biochem.wisc.edu/news/2017/news-palmenberg-virology-conference-gender-disparity-2017-06-26" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Press release</a> on science meeting gender disparity</li> <li><a href= "http://www.virology.ws/2017/07/06/the-traditional-lecture-is-not-dead-i-would-know-im-a-professor/"> The Traditional Lecture is Not Dead. I Would Know – I’m A Professor</a> (virology blog)</li> <li><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u9Dg-g7t2l4" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Sound of Silence</a> by Disturbed (YouTube)</li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-449-letters" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Letters read</a> on TWiV 449</li> </ul> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Kathy -</strong> <a href= "https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B8dwAT4VdQdjWFA1R0UySnJ3NkQzbWUxZkxMNUJsUjJlbG9z" target="_blank" rel="noopener">ASV 2017 Virolympics Crossword (pdf)</a><strong><br /> Dickson -</strong> <a href= "http://www.cell.com/cell-reports/fulltext/S2211-1247(17)30806-9" target="_blank" rel="noopener">The Visible Mouse</a><strong><br /> Alan</strong> - <a href= "https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/jun/27/profitable-business-scientific-publishing-bad-for-science" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Is profitable publishing bad for science?</a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "https://www.mixcloud.com/Locally_Sourced_Science/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Locally Sourced Science</a></p> <h3>Listener Pick</h3> <p><strong>Neva</strong> - <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7zgQN3N_TuU" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Michael Summers interview</a> and <a href= "http://www.gla.ac.uk/researchinstitutes/iii/cvr/public%20engagement/colour/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Virus coloring book</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 448: Mavis the Structure Maven
<p>From ASV 2017 in Madison, Wisconsin, the complete TWiV team speaks with Mavis Agbandje-McKenna about her career and her work solving virus structures by x-ray crystallography and cryo-electron microscopy.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://parasiteswithoutborders.org" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href= "http://www.turbidplaque.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Guest: <a href= "http://biochem.med.ufl.edu/research/primary-faculty/mavis-agbandje-mckenna/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Mavis Agbandje-McKenna</a></p> <p> </p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <p>This episode of TWiV is sponsored by Promega Corporation.  Promega is a leader in providing innovative solutions and technical support to the life science industry. The company’s 3,500 products support scientists’ worldwide to advance their knowledge in genomics, proteomics, cellular analysis, drug discovery and human identification. Founded in 1978, the company is headquartered in Madison, WI with branches in 16 countries and over 50 global distributors.</p> <p>Promega products are used by life scientists who are asking fundamental questions about biological processes applying their knowledge to diagnose and treat diseases or discover new therapeutics.</p> <p>For more information about Promega, visit <a href= "http://www.promega.com/ASV" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">www.promega.com/ASV</a></p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Kathy - <a href="http://www.doktorkaboom.com">Doktor Kaboom!</a></strong><strong><br /> Dickson - </strong><a href= "https://cosmosmagazine.com/space/mars-as-you-ve-never-seen-it-before" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Mars as you've never seen it before</a><strong><br /> Alan</strong> - <a href= "http://www.eclipse2017.org/eclipse2017_main.htm">Eclipse 2017</a><br /> <strong>Rich -</strong> <a href="http://amzn.to/2tCr9QG" target= "_blank" rel="noopener"><em>Sirens of Titan</em> by Kurt Vonnegut</a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "http://www.researchamerica.org/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Research!America</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 447: Un-impacting an elephant
<p>The glorious TWiVerati un-impact their email backlog, anwering questions about viruses, viruses, viruses, viruses, viruses, and more. You should listen - our fans ask great questions!</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://parasiteswithoutborders.org" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href= "http://www.turbidplaque.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>JMBE <a href="http://asmscience.org/jmbe" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">SciComm Issue</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=28533360" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Female role models</a> in engineering (PNAS)</li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26242628" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Gender equity</a> at ASM meeting (mBio)</li> <li><em><a href="http://amzn.to/2tYzv1n" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Invisible Frontiers</a></em></li> <li><em><a href="http://amzn.to/2t4SKt8" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Time, Love, Memory</a></em></li> <li><em><a href="http://amzn.to/2s5xrTZ" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">The Eighth Day of Creation</a></em></li> <li><a href= "http://www.nature.com/news/predatory-journals-recruit-fake-editor-1.21662" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Predatory journals recruit fake editor</a></li> <li>Photo by Anthony Olszewski</li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-447-letters" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Letters read</a> on TWiV 447</li> </ul> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Kathy -</strong> <a href= "https://www.google.com/doodles/oskar-fischingers-117th-birthday" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Oskar Fischinger Google Doodle</a><strong><br /> Dickson - </strong><a href= "https://cosmosmagazine.com/biology/micro-monsters-up-close-and-personal" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ten Tiny But Terrifying Micro Monsters</a><strong><br /> Alan</strong> - <a href= "https://petapixel.com/2017/06/20/photographing-mammoth-ivory-tusk-hunt-siberia/"> Hunting mammoth ivory</a> in Siberia<br /> <strong>Rich - <a href= "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Occam%27s_razor">Occam’s razor</a></strong><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/eu-court-vaccines-can-be-blamed-for-problems-without-proof/2017/06/21/48c4ba12-566e-11e7-840b-512026319da7_story.html?utm_term=.3658083cf1c7" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Blame vax for illness without proof, says EU</a></p> <h3>Listener Pick</h3> <p><strong>Ed</strong> - <a href= "http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00bw51j" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Lysenkoism</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 446: Old sins die hard
<p>The TWiV hosts review an analysis of gender parity trends at virology conferences, and the origin and unusual pathogenesis of the 1918 pandemic H1N1 influenza virus.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://parasiteswithoutborders.org" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href= "http://www.turbidplaque.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p> </p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="http://bit.ly/asmgwoc17" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">ASM grant writing online course</a></li> <li><a href= "http://jvi.asm.org/content/early/2017/06/01/JVI.00739-17.abstract" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Gender parity trends</a> at virology meetings (J Virol)</li> <li>Professor gender perpetuates <a href= "http://www.nber.org/papers/w14959.pdf" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">gender gap</a> (NBER)</li> <li>Next generation researchers <a href= "https://www.nih.gov/about-nih/who-we-are/nih-director/statements/launching-next-generation-researchers-initiative-strengthen-biomedical-research-enterprise" target="_blank" rel="noopener">initiative</a> (NIH)</li> <li>NIH abandons <a href= "http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/06/updated-nih-abandons-controversial-plan-cap-grants-big-labs-creates-new-fund-younger" target="_blank" rel="noopener">grant cap</a> (Science)</li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24778238" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Genesis and pathogenesis</a> of 1918 H1N1 influenza virus (PNAS)</li> <li><a href= "https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:CampFunstonKS-InfluenzaHospital.jpg" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-446-letters" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Letters read</a> on TWiV 446</li> </ul> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Kathy -</strong> <a href= "http://www.biokids.umich.edu/critters/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">BioKids Critter Catalog</a><strong><br /> Dickson - </strong><a href= "https://www.dezeen.com/2017/04/26/sasaki-architecture-hydroponic-vertical-farm-sunqiao-urban-agricultural-district-shanghai-china/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Shanghai Vertical Farm</a><strong><br /> Alan</strong> - <a href= "https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/the-first-text-adventure-game-ever-is-finally-open-source" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Colossal Cave Adventure open source</a><br /> <strong>Rich -</strong> <a href= "https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/05/31/science/space/life-on-mars.html" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Life on Mars</a> (<a href= "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HI-SEAS" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">HI-SEAS</a>)<br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twim/twim-154-rigor-lotteries-and-moonshots/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">TWiM 154 with Arturo Casadevall</a></p> <h3>Listener Pick</h3> <p><strong>Grant</strong> - <a href= "http://www.biocompare.com/Reproducibility/" target="_blank" rel= "noopener">Antibody validation challenges</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 445: A nido virology meeting
<p>From Nido2017 in Kansas City, Vincent  meets up with three virologists to talk about their careers and their work on nidoviruses.</p> <p>Host: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a></p> <p>Guests: <a href= "http://biology.gsu.edu/profile/margo-brinton/" target= "_blank">Margo Brinton</a>, <a href= "http://wwwuser.cnb.csic.es/~webcoron/" target="_blank">Luis Enjuanes</a>, and <a href= "https://vet.osu.edu/about-us/people/linda-saif" target= "_blank">Linda Saif</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Murine flavivirus <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12080145" target= "_blank">resistance gene</a> (PNAS)</li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18768985" target= "_blank">TIA-1/TIAR binding sites</a> in West Nile virus RNA (J Virol)</li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10805807" target= "_blank">Infectious coronavirus DNA</a> in BAC (PNAS)</li> <li>Norovirus binding to <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22138991" target= "_blank">lettuce</a> (Appl Env Micro)</li> </ul> <p>This episode is brought to you by Blue Apron. Blue Apron is the #1 fresh ingredient and recipe delivery service in the country. See what’s on the menu this week and get your first 3 meals free with your first purchase – WITH FREE SHIPPING – by going to <a href="http://www.blueapron.com/twiv" target= "_blank">blueapron.com/twiv</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank">Ronald Jenkees</a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 444: Astro Kate, The Right Stuff
<p>From ASM Microbe 2017 at New Orleans, Vincent and Rich meet up with astronaut Kate Rubins to talk about becoming an astronaut, space travel, and doing science in space.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a> and <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a></p> <p>Guest: Kate Rubins</p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p-K1Q81YwSg"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">Live from the Space Station, NASA Astronaut Kate Rubins</span></a></li> <li>Kate Rubins (<a href= "https://www.nasa.gov/astronauts/biographies/kathleen-rubins/biography/" target="_blank">NASA</a>, <a href= "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kathleen_Rubins" target= "_blank">Wikipedia</a>)</li> <li><a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q6A8nparbuk">Expedition 48-49 launches to the ISS</a></li> <li><a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SXmiMPmkjX4">Expedition 48-49 Crew Docks to the Space Station</a></li> <li><a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ExGvJOzcxJo">Expedition 48-49 Crew Welcomed to the Space Station</a></li> <li><a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=za9Drj6rmz8">Expedition 48 Crew Hands Over the Space Station to Expedition 49</a></li> <li>Photo by Chris Condayan</li> </ul> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank">Ronald Jenkees</a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV Special: Trial by Error, Continued
<p>David Tuller returns to discuss the continuing saga of the UK's PACE trial for chronic fatigue syndrome, including the accusation that he is engaging in libelous blogging.</p> <p>Host: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a></p> <p>Guest: <a href="http://www.twitter.com/davidtuller1" target= "_blank">David Tuller</a></p> <p> </p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-397/" target= "_blank">TWiV 397: Trial by Error</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.virology.ws/mecfs/" target="_blank">All articles by David Tuller</a> at virology blog</li> <li><a href= "https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/18/opinion/sunday/getting-it-wrong-on-chronic-fatigue-syndrome.html?_r=0" target="_blank">Getting it wrong</a> on chronic fatigue syndrome (NY Times)</li> <li>Esther Crawley <a href= "https://twitter.com/keithgeraghty/status/857987810955059200" target="_blank">slide</a> (Twitter)</li> <li>David's <a href= "https://www.crowdrise.com/virology-blogs-trial-by-error-more-reporting-on-pace-mecfs-and-related-issues1/fundraiser/davidtuller?utm_source=dash-gtwo-cr&utm_platform=twt&utm_device=desktop" target="_blank">fundraising page</a></li> </ul> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 443: On a leaf, no one can hear you scream
<p>The TWiVsters reveal the puppet master: an RNA virus injected with wasp eggs that paralyzes the ladybug so that she protects the cocoon until the adult emerges.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p> </p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="http://bit.ly/asmgwoc17" target="_blank">ASM grant writing online course</a></li> <li>Who is the <a href= "http://rspb.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/282/1803/20142773" target="_blank">puppet master</a>? (Proc Roy Soc B)</li> <li>Why <a href= "https://english.stackexchange.com/questions/5370/why-ladybird" target="_blank">ladybird</a>?</li> <li><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ladybird_Ladybird" target="_blank">Ladybird ladybird</a></li> <li><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coccinellidae" target= "_blank"><em>Dinocampus coccinellae</em></a></li> <li><a href= "https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ladybird_with_a_parasitoid_cocoon_(7211917770).jpg" target="_blank">Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-443-letters" target= "_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 443</li> </ul> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Kathy - <a href= "https://riskinnovation.asu.edu/scienceshowcase2017/"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">Science Showcase Video Contest</span></a><br /> Alan</strong> - <a href= "http://biochemical-pathways.com/#/map/1"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">Biochemical pathways</span></a> <span style= "font-weight: 400;">on one chart</span><br /> <strong>Rich - <a href="https://www.americascup.com/"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">35th America’s Cup</span></a></strong><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> -  Viruses (<a href= "https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B8dwAT4VdQdjWDZ0WTZQdG82Y1ROR1FXU3pCYXhlVXhPbUtr" target="_blank">pdf</a>) and <a href= "https://www.nasa.gov/press-release/a-whole-new-jupiter-first-science-results-from-nasa-s-juno-mission" target="_blank">A whole new Jupiter</a><span style= "font-weight: 400;"><br /></span></p> <h3>Listener Pick</h3> <p><strong>Peter</strong> - <a href= "http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/how-a-fake-typhus-epidemic-saved-a-polish-city-from-the-nazis" target="_blank">Fake typhoid epidemic saves Polish city</a> and Life gets complicated when disease<br /> overruns your town<br /> <strong>Ralph</strong> - <a href= "http://dilbert.com/strip/2017-05-14" target="_blank">Dilbert on climate change</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 442: The New York Tim
<p>Freelance science journalist Tim Requarth joins the TWiVers to explain why scientists should stop thinking that explaining science will fix  information illiteracy.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Guest: <a href="http://www.timrequarth.com" target="_blank">Tim Requarth</a></p> <p> </p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.neuwrite.org/" target= "_blank">Neuwrite</a></li> <li>JMBE <a href= "http://www.asmscience.org/about/jmbe-announce-scicomm">science communication issue</a></li> <li>Smallpox <a href= "http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/jenner-tests-smallpox-vaccine" target="_blank">vaccination day</a></li> <li>The <a href= "https://www.ft.com/content/eef2e2f8-0383-11e7-ace0-1ce02ef0def9" target="_blank">problem with facts</a> (Fin Times)</li> <li>Countering <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=26240325" target= "_blank">antivaccination attitudes</a> (PNAS)</li> <li>Effective messages in <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=24590751" target= "_blank">vaccine promotion</a> (Pediatrics)</li> <li>Science curiosity and <a href= "http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/pops.12396/full" target="_blank">political information processing</a> (Political Psychol)</li> <li>Teaching science <a href= "http://casa.colorado.edu/~dduncan/pseudoscience/" target= "_blank">using pseudoscience</a> (D. Duncan)</li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-442-letters" target= "_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 442</li> </ul> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Kathy - <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tW8q_JfmcbU"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">Life Saver Lightning</span></a><br /> Alan</strong> - <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2sdVhrztfoU&app=desktop"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> Model rocket engine burning</span></a> <span style= "font-weight: 400;">in slow-mo</span><br /> <strong>Rich - <a href="https://scistarter.com/"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">scistarter</span></a></strong><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "https://gimletmedia.com/episode/the-quest-to-wipe-out-a-virus/" target="_blank">The quest to wipe out a virus</a> and <a href= "https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20170517/12241437395/fcc-ignores-will-public-votes-to-begin-dismantling-net-neutrality.shtml"><span style="font-weight: 400;">FCC Votes to Begin Dismantling Net Neutrality</span></a> <span style= "font-weight: 400;"><br /></span></p> <h3>Listener Pick</h3> <p><strong>Robert</strong> - <a href= "https://www.dropbox.com/s/mtrmgsjnxxe3i3b/Zika%20Presentation.mp4?dl=0" target="_blank"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Zika presentation</span></a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 441: Don't ChrY for me influenza
<p>The Beacons of Viral Education (aka the TWiVoners) reveal a cost of being a male mouse - the Y chromosome regulates their susceptibility to influenza virus infection.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p> </p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="http://bit.ly/asmgwoc17" target="_blank">ASM Grant Writing Online Course</a></li> <li>Giant viruses not from <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25042053" target= "_blank">fourth domain of life</a> (Virology)</li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21367902" target= "_blank">Nuclear envelope disruption</a> during parvovirus infection (J Virol)</li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21941111" target= "_blank">Nuclear deformation</a> during SV40 infection (Nucleus)</li> <li><a href="http://www.pnas.org/content/114/13/3491.full" target= "_blank">Y chromosome</a> regulates mouse susceptibility to influenza virus (PNAS)</li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=22961226" target="_blank">Consomic strains</a> (Mamm Genome)</li> <li>Giants among viruses (<a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-261-giants-among-viruses/" target= "_blank">TWiV 261</a>)</li> <li><a href= "https://fineartamerica.com/featured/f-c-floating-circumvolution-nenad-cerovic.html" target="_blank">Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-441-letters" target= "_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 441</li> </ul> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Kathy - <a href= "http://lsa.umich.edu/lsa/news-events/all-news/search-news/when-mom-s-luck-runs-out.html"> <span style="font-weight: 400;">Social</span> <span style= "font-weight: 400;">science</span> <span style= "font-weight: 400;">research on “luck” in motherhood</span></a><br /> Alan</strong> - <a href= "https://www.chalmers.se/en/news/Pages/The-optimist-dinghy-proves-it-can-fly.aspx"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Foiling dinghy</span></a> <span style="font-weight: 400;">built by engineering students (</span><a href= "https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=UokOO60dsMU"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">video</span></a><span style= "font-weight: 400;">)</span><br /> <strong>Rich - <a href= "https://www.nasa.gov/analogs/hera"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">Human Exploration Research Analog (HERA)</span></a></strong><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "https://sciencebasedmedicine.org/make-measles-great-again-a-case-study-of-the-politicization-of-school-vaccine-requirements-in-michigan/" target="_blank">Make measles great again in Michigan</a> and <a href= "https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/05/10/technology/Ranking-Apple-Amazon-Facebook-Microsoft-Google.html?_r=1" target="_blank">Which tech giant would you drop?</a><span style= "font-weight: 400;"><br /></span></p> <h3>Listener Pick</h3> <p><strong>Steven</strong> - <a href= "http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(17)30878-4/fulltext?elsca1=etoc" target="_blank"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Difficult truths about a post-truth world</span></a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 440: I hardly noumeavirus
<p>No problem being nice to Dickson in this episode, because he's absent for a discussion of a new giant virus that replicates in the cytoplasm yet transiently accesses the nucleus to bootstrap infection.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p> </p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="http://www.asm.org/microbe" target="_blank">ASM Microbe</a></li> <li>Noumeavirus cytoplasmic replication depends on <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28429720" target= "_blank">transient nuclear access</a> (Nat Commun)</li> <li>Giants among viruses (<a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-261-giants-among-viruses/" target= "_blank">TWiV 261</a>)</li> <li><a href= "https://fineartamerica.com/featured/f-c-floating-circumvolution-nenad-cerovic.html" target="_blank">Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-440-letters" target= "_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 440</li> </ul> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Kathy - <a href= "http://www.mlive.com/news/ann-arbor/index.ssf/2017/04/giant_rubiks_cube_installed_on.html"> <span style="font-weight: 400;">U-M Rubik’s Cube story</span></a> <span style="font-weight: 400;">  </span><a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Nm2UKv2GdI"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">#1 video</span></a> <span style= "font-weight: 400;">  </span><a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1EUDKvShiT8&feature=youtu.be"><span style="font-weight: 400;">#2 video</span></a> <span style= "font-weight: 400;">   </span><a href= "https://youtu.be/6O_9t30afM0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">#3 video</span></a><br /> Alan</strong> - <a href="http://theoatmeal.com/comics/believe" target="_blank">You're not going to believe this</a><br /> <strong>Rich -</strong> <a href= "https://www.facebook.com/BUILDATORY/videos/693616934126075/" target="_blank">High School student builds robot to solve Rubrik's cube</a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "http://www.nature.com/news/nih-to-limit-the-amount-of-grant-money-a-scientist-can-receive-1.21930?WT.mc_id=SFB_NNEWS_1508_RHBox" target="_blank">NIH limits grant money</a> and <a href= "https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-line/wp/2017/05/04/every-republican-who-voted-for-this-abomination-must-be-held-accountable/?utm_term=.77873b0abece" target="_blank">The abomination of a bill</a><span style= "font-weight: 400;"><br /></span></p> <h3>Listener Pick</h3> <p><strong>Ken</strong> - <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wl_C_VFPm9g" target="_blank">The Fab Lab with Crazy Aunt Lindsey<br /></a><strong>Laurel</strong> - <span style= "font-weight: 400;"><a href="http://teachcreate.org/">Sally Hoskin’s CREATE program<br /></a><strong>Maureen</strong> - <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q2KEYWPML5o&list=PLqChB1IXCYBdyMLLMrS28mFyJuK_WhX5i&index=22">Simple Science Experiments You Can Do With Eggs Before Breakfast</a></span></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 439: The purloined envelope
<p>Paul Bieniasz joins the TWiV team to talk about the co-option, millions of years ago, of an endogenous retrovirus envelope protein by hominid ancestors for host defense against viral infection.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://www.turbidplaque.com" target= "_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Guest: <a href= "https://www.rockefeller.edu/our-scientists/heads-of-laboratories/956-paul-bieniasz/" target="_blank">Paul Bieniasz</a></p> <p> </p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="http://bit.ly/asmgwoc17" target="_blank">ASM Grant Writing Online Course</a></li> <li><a href= "https://www.rockefeller.edu/our-scientists/heads-of-laboratories/956-paul-bieniasz/" target="_blank">Bieniasz Laboratory</a></li> <li><a href= "http://www.post-gazette.com/news/obituaries/2017/04/28/Julius-Youngner-Salk-vaccine/stories/201704280215" target="_blank">Julius S. Youngner, 96</a></li> <li>Distinguished virology career of Julius S. Youngner (<a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-373/" target="_blank">TWiV 373</a>)</li> <li>Reconstitution of a <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17257061" target= "_blank">human ERV</a> (PNAS)</li> <li>Co-option of <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28397686" target="_blank">ERV envelope</a> for host defense (eLife)</li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-439-letters" target= "_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 439</li> </ul> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Kathy - <a href= "https://www.edx.org/course/communicating-understanding-scientific-research-michiganx-teachout-3x"> <span style="font-weight: 400;">UM Science Communication TeachOut</span></a><br /> Alan</strong> - <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLvGO_dWo8VfcmG166wKRy5z-GlJ_OQND5" target="_blank">LLNL nuclear test videos</a><br /> <strong>Rich - <a href= "https://mobile.nytimes.com/2016/12/14/magazine/the-great-ai-awakening.html"> <span style="font-weight: 400;">The Great A.I. Awakening</span></a> <span style="font-weight: 400;"> (</span><a href= "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Artificial_neural_network"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Artificial neural network</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">;</span> <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DeepDream"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">DeepDream</span></a><span style= "font-weight: 400;">;</span> <a href= "https://www.google.com/search?q=deepdream+images&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjt5u-arcXTAhXFzlQKHb53DwgQ_AUICigB&biw=1440&bih=799"> <span style="font-weight: 400;">DeepDream images</span></a><span style= "font-weight: 400;">)</span></strong><strong><br /> Dickson</strong> - <a href= "https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/cassini/images/index.html" target="_blank"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Cassini images</span></a><span style= "font-weight: 400;"><br /></span><strong>Paul</strong> - <a href= "http://www.hhmi.org" target="_blank">Howard Hughes Medical Institute</a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-04-25/google-rewrites-its-powerful-search-rankings-to-bury-fake-news" target="_blank">Google rewrites search rankings</a>; <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nPew-_8HdhI" target= "_blank">Senator Whitehouse on politics of climate change</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"><br /></span></p> <h3>Listener Pick</h3> <p><strong>Anthony</strong> - <a href= "http://www.mcmelectronics.com/product/83-16564RK?COM=Pi3-mcm-bundles" target="_blank">Raspberry Pi 3 Model B Weather Monitor Kit</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 438: Drs. TWiV go to Washington
<p> On the eve of the March for Science, the TWiV team gathers at ASM Headquarters in Washington, DC with guests Stefano and Susie to talk about the state of science communication.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://www.turbidplaque.com" target= "_blank">Alan Dove</a>, and <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a></p> <p>Guests: <a href="https://www.asm.org/index.php/ceo-blog" target= "_blank">Stefano Bertuzzi</a> and <a href= "https://www.asm.org/index.php/aam-fellows/aam-fellows/fellows-elected-in-2011/item/5011-susan-e-sharp" target="_blank">Susan Sharp</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Journal of Microbiology & Biology Education <a href= "http://asmscience.org/jmbe" target="_blank">sci comm issue</a></li> <li><a href="http://asmcultures.org" target="_blank">ASM Cultures</a></li> <li>Stefano Bertuzzi and the <a href= "https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/stefano-bertuzzi-wants-scientists-to-see-the-bigger-picture-of-what-they-do/2015/10/04/f677ad92-67b7-11e5-9ef3-fde182507eac_story.html?utm_term=.f64b6fedaa93" target="_blank">scientists' big picture</a> (Washington Post)</li> <li><a href="https://www.marchforscience.com" target="_blank">March for Science</a></li> <li><a href= "https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/17/science/march-for-science-voices.html?_r=1" target="_blank">The March for Science</a> (NY Times)</li> <li><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a href= "http://www.virology.ws/2017/04/20/i-have-always-marched-for-science/"> I have always marched for science</a> (virology blog)</span></li> <li>A scientist who studies marches <a href= "https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2017/04/how-a-scientist-who-studies-marches-sees-the-march-for-science/522105/" target="_blank">on the March</a> (Atlantic)</li> <li><a href= "https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2017/03/what-exactly-are-people-marching-for-when-they-march-for-science/518763/" target="_blank">What exactly</a> are people marching for (Atlantic)</li> <li>Explaining science <a href= "http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/science/2017/04/explaining_science_won_t_fix_information_illiteracy.html" target="_blank">won't fix information illiteracy</a></li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-438-letters" target= "_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 438</li> </ul> <p>This episode is brought to you by Blue Apron. Blue Apron is the #1 fresh ingredient and recipe delivery service in the country. See what’s on the menu this week and get your first 3 meals free with your first purchase – WITH FREE SHIPPING – by going to <a href="http://www.blueapron.com/twiv" target= "_blank">blueapron.com/twiv</a></p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Alan</strong> - <span style= "font-weight: 400;">Steve Ballmer’s</span> <a href= "https://www.usafacts.org/"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">government data project</span></a> <span style= "font-weight: 400;">(</span><a href= "https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/17/business/dealbook/steve-ballmer-serves-up-a-fascinating-data-trove.html?_r=0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">NYTimes article</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">)</span><br /> <strong>Rich - <a href= "https://www.amazon.com/Alexander-Hamilton-Ron-Chernow/dp/0143034758"> <span style="font-weight: 400;"><em>Alexander Hamilton</em> by Ron Chernow</span></a></strong><strong><br /> Dickson</strong> - <a href= "http://www.businessinsider.com/sunqiao-shanghai-farming-district-2017-4"> <span style="font-weight: 400;">Shanghai</span></a> <span style= "font-weight: 400;">vertical farming</span><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "https://sciencebasedmedicine.org/the-cruel-sham-that-is-right-to-try-raises-its-ugly-head-at-the-federal-level-again/" target="_blank">Right-to-try sham</a> and <a href= "https://images.nasa.gov/#/" target="_blank">NASA media</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twievo/twievo-018/"><br /></a><strong>Stefano</strong> - <a href="http://amzn.to/2oBv7lM" target="_blank">Why Religion is Natural and Science is Not</a> and <a href= "http://amzn.to/2ozuGt4" target="_blank">The Path Between the Seas</a><br /> <strong>Susan</strong> - <a href= "http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2861424/" target="_blank">Rick and Morty</a></span></p> <h3>Listener Pick</h3> <p><strong>Johnye</strong> - <a href= "https://youtu.be/k99bMtg4zRk" target="_blank">A capella CRISPR/Cas9</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 437: Kathy's new spindle virus
<p>The TWiVsters reveal new giant viruses that argue against a fourth domain of life, and discovery of viruses in the oceanic basement.</p> <p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p> </p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Journal of Microbiology & Biology Education <a href= "http://www.asmscience.org/about/jmbe-announce-scicomm" target= "_blank">sci comm issue</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/878541" target= "_blank">Mark Wainberg dies</a></li> <li>Giant viruses with many <a href= "http://science.sciencemag.org/content/356/6333/82" target= "_blank">translation system components</a> (Science)</li> <li>Viruses in the <a href= "http://mbio.asm.org/content/8/2/e02129-16" target="_blank">oceanic basement</a> (mBio)</li> <li><a href="http://cognitivefun.net/test/4" target="_blank">2-back test</a></li> <li>Photo by Judy</li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-437-letters" target= "_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 437</li> </ul> <p>This episode is brought to you by Blue Apron. Blue Apron is the #1 fresh ingredient and recipe delivery service in the country. See what’s on the menu this week and get your first 3 meals free with your first purchase – WITH FREE SHIPPING – by going to <a href="http://www.blueapron.com/twiv" target= "_blank">blueapron.com/twiv</a></p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href= "https://cloudappreciationsociety.org/gallery/"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">Cloud appreciation society</span></a><br /> <strong>Rich - <a href= "https://www.facebook.com/ajplusenglish/videos/760355874105922/"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> High Rise Urban Farming</span></a></strong><strong><br /> Dickson</strong> - <a href= "http://www.vox.com/2017/1/28/14412866/exoplanets-orbit-star-time-lapse?yptr=yahoo" target="_blank">Planets orbiting a distant star</a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twievo/twievo-018/"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">TWiEVO 18: Raiders of the lost orco</span></a></p> <h3>Listener Pick</h3> <p><strong>Kevin</strong> - <a href= "https://www.bbg.org/collections/cherries" target="_blank">Cherry blossoms at Brooklyn Botanical Garden</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 436: Virology above Cayuga's waters
<p>Host: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a></p> <p>Guests: <a href="https://daniel.cbe.cornell.edu/susan.html" target="_blank">Susan Daniel</a>, <a href= "http://www.vet.cornell.edu/Baker/Research/faculty/ColinRParrish.cfm" target="_blank">Colin Parrish</a>, and <a href= "http://www.vet.cornell.edu/microbiology/faculty/Whittaker/" target="_blank">Gary Whittaker</a></p> <p>At Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, Vincent speaks with Susan, Colin, and Gary about the work of their laboratories on parvoviruses, influenza viruses, and coronaviruses that infect dogs, cats, horses and other mammals.</p> <p> </p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="https://daniel.cbe.cornell.edu/index.html" target= "_blank">Daniel Laboratory</a></li> <li><a href="https://courses2.cit.cornell.edu/parrish_lab/" target= "_blank">Parrish Laboratory</a></li> <li><a href="https://courses.cit.cornell.edu/whittakerlab/" target= "_blank">Whittaker Laboratory</a></li> </ul> <p>This episode is brought to you by Blue Apron. Blue Apron is the #1 fresh ingredient and recipe delivery service in the country. See what’s on the menu this week and get your first 3 meals free with your first purchase – WITH FREE SHIPPING – by going to <a href="http://www.blueapron.com/twiv" target= "_blank">blueapron.com/twiv</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 435: Two virus particles walk into a cell
<p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com" target= "_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>The TWiVome discuss the blood virome of 8,420 humans, and thoroughly geek out on a paper about the number of parental viruses in a plaque.</p> <p> </p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href= "http://www.asm.org/index.php/grant-writing-institute-about?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=ads&utm_campaign=gwo17" target="_blank">ASM Grant Writing Course</a></li> <li><a href="http://walterandina.com/archives/tag/screw-worm.html" target="_blank">Screwworm letters</a></li> <li><a href= "http://journals.plos.org/plospathogens/article?id=10.1371/journal.ppat.1006292" target="_blank">Blood DNA virome</a> of 8,240 humans (PLoS Path)</li> <li>Plaque <a href="http://mbio.asm.org/content/8/2/e02020-16" target="_blank">co-infection frequencies</a> (mBio)</li> <li>Ode to a plaque (<a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-68-ode-to-a-plaque/" target= "_blank">TWiV 68</a>)</li> <li><a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/viruswatch/virus-watch-counting-viruses/" target="_blank">Counting viruses</a> (Virus Watch)</li> <li>First animal virus <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/13130792" target= "_blank">plaque assay</a> (J Exp Med)</li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-435-letters" target= "_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 435</li> </ul> <p>This episode is brought to you by Blue Apron. Blue Apron is the #1 fresh ingredient and recipe delivery service in the country. See what’s on the menu this week and get your first 3 meals free with your first purchase – WITH FREE SHIPPING – by going to <a href="http://www.blueapron.com/twiv" target= "_blank">blueapron.com/twiv</a></p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Alan -</strong> <a href= "https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/mar/24/insect-collection-donation-arizona-state-university-obriens" target="_blank">Couple donates insect collection</a><strong><br /> Kathy</strong> - <a href= "https://www.forceforscience.org/share-your-story" target= "_blank">Why is science important to you?</a><br /> <strong>Rich -</strong> <a href="http://playthehook.com/" target= "_blank">Hook</a><strong><br /> Dickson</strong> - <a href= "https://www.yahoo.com/news/m/302d835c-5efe-3461-8945-3715f8750da8/ten-incredible-pictures-that.html" target="_blank">Ten Incredible Astronomy Pictures</a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/22/opinion/why-trumps-nih-cuts-should-worry-us.html?_r=0" target="_blank">Why Trump’s NIH Cuts Should Worry Us</a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> and<br /></span> <a href= "https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/24/opinion/the-real-threat-to-national-security-deadly-disease.html" target="_blank">The Real Threat to National Security: Deadly Disease</a> </p> <h3> Intro music is by <a href= "http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</h3> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 434: Live long and pupate
<p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com" target= "_blank">Alan Dove</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>The esteemed TWiVumvirate reveal the discovery of a new negative stranded RNA virus of wasps that regulates longevity and sex ratio of its parasitoid host.</p> <p> </p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="http://www.asm.org/microbe" target="_blank">ASM Microbe 2017</a></li> <li>Parasitoid wasp virus <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28278298" target= "_blank">regulates sex ratio</a> (PLoS Path)</li> <li>What is a <a href= "http://staden.sourceforge.net/contig.html" target= "_blank">contig</a>?</li> <li><a href= "https://www.flickr.com/photos/124722992@N03/15355026891" target= "_blank">Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-434-letters" target= "_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 434</li> </ul> <p>This episode is brought to you by Blue Apron. Blue Apron is the #1 fresh ingredient and recipe delivery service in the country. See what’s on the menu this week and get your first 3 meals free with your first purchase – WITH FREE SHIPPING – by going to <a href="http://www.blueapron.com/twiv" target= "_blank">blueapron.com/twiv</a></p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Alan - </strong><a href= "https://vimeo.com/41862566" target="_blank">The Wrath of Khan</a> from Bug Chicks<strong><br /> Kathy</strong> - <a href= "http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-39232973" target= "_blank">Boaty McBoatface submarine launching</a><br /> <strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href= "https://www.yahoo.com/news/fierce-animal-portraits-slideshow-wp-170022883.html" target="_blank">Fierce animal portraits</a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Westworld_(TV_series)" target= "_blank">Westworld</a><a href="http://physicsgirl.org/" target= "_blank"><br /></a></p> <h3>Listener Picks</h3> <p><strong>Hannah</strong> - <a href= "http://www.ndemiccreations.com/en/22-plague-inc" target= "_blank">Plague, Inc</a><br /> <strong>Stig</strong> - <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qZ0aFG-S6nU" target="_blank">John Oliver: Trump vs the truth</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 433: Poops viruses and worms
<p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com" target= "_blank">Alan Dove</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>The lovely TWiV team explore evolution of our fecal virome, and the antiviral RNA interference response in the nematode <em>C. elegans</em>. </p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="http://www.asm.org/cvs" target="_blank">ASM Clinical Virology Symposium</a></li> <li>Evolution of the <a href= "http://www.pnas.org/content/110/30/12450" target="_blank">human fecal virome</a> (PNAS)</li> <li><a href= "http://www.cell.com/current-biology/abstract/S0960-9822(17)30139-2?_returnURL=http%3A%2F%2Flinkinghub.elsevier.com%2Fretrieve%2Fpii%2FS0960982217301392%3Fshowall%3Dtrue" target="_blank">Antiviral RNAi</a> response in <em>C. elegans</em> (Curr Biol)</li> <li>Orsay virus (<a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-123-contaminated-prostates-absolute-truth-and-bleached-worms/" target="_blank">TWiV 123</a>)</li> <li>Broad VSV <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25688551" target="_blank">host range</a> (J Comp Neurol)</li> <li><a href= "https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:C._elegans.jpg" target= "_blank">Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-433-letters" target= "_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 433</li> </ul> <p>This episode is brought to you by Blue Apron. Blue Apron is the #1 fresh ingredient and recipe delivery service in the country. See what’s on the menu this week and get your first 3 meals free with your first purchase – WITH FREE SHIPPING – by going to <a href="http://www.blueapron.com/twiv" target= "_blank">blueapron.com/twiv</a></p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Alan - <span style="font-weight: 400;">Contact information for </span><a href= "https://www.senate.gov/senators/contact/"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">Senators</span></a><span style= "font-weight: 400;"> and </span><a href= "http://www.house.gov/representatives/"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">Representatives</span></a></strong><strong><br /> Kathy</strong> - <a href= "http://www.annualreviews.org/doi/10.1146/annurev-cancerbio-050216-034315" target="_blank">How Tumor Virology Transformed Oncology</a><br /> <strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href= "http://www.livescience.com/54950-in-photos-7-new-species-of-peacock-spider.html" target="_blank">Seven new species of Peacock Spider</a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/16/climate/trump-budget-science-research.html" target="_blank">Proposed NIH budget cut</a> and <a href= "https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/16/us/oxford-comma-lawsuit.html?ribbon-ad-idx=4&src=trending&module=Ribbon&version=context&region=Header&action=click&contentCollection=Trending&pgtype=article" target="_blank">Expensive Oxford Comma</a><a href= "http://physicsgirl.org/" target="_blank"><br /></a></p> <h3>Listener Pick</h3> <p><strong>Kim</strong> - Pigeon Fashion Week (<a href= "https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0ahUKEwj_za6bmeHSAhWM1IMKHeC_DEEQFggcMAA&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.microbe.tv%2Ftwievo%2Ftwievo-007%2F&usg=AFQjCNF3-PiCydSbdpE8CYEAqDkc8VJyrw&sig2=1l7c6ifK1bz2QpeS71H88Q" target="_blank">TWiEVO 7</a>)<br /> <strong>Richard</strong> - <a href= "https://vimeo.com/194560714" target= "_blank">aeroMorph</a> and <a href= "https://www.media.mit.edu/projects/understanding-molecular-evolution/overview/" target="_blank">Understanding Molecular Evolution<br /></a><strong>Johnye</strong> - <a href= "http://thekidshouldseethis.com/post/ice-music-made-on-hand-carved-ice-instruments" target="_blank">Ice Instruments</a> and <a href= "http://thekidshouldseethis.com/post/the-stories-behind-fahrenheit-and-celsius-veritasium" target="_blank">Fahrenheit and Celsius</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 432: Conjunction junction, what's your function?
<p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com" target= "_blank">Alan Dove</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The TWiVites discuss Zika virus seroprevalence in wild monkeys, Zika virus mRNA vaccines, and a gamete fusion protein inherited from viruses.</span></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href= "http://www.vet.k-state.edu/Nido2017/symposium_overview.html" target="_blank">Nido2017 Meeting</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.asmcue.org/" target= "_blank">ASMCUE</a></li> <li><a href="http://msphere.asm.org/content/2/2/e00392-16" target= "_blank">Seroprevalence of Zika virus</a> in wild monkeys and baboons (mSphere)</li> <li>Zika virus mRNA vaccines (<a href= "http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature21428" target="_blank">paper one</a>, <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28222903" target= "_blank">paper two</a>)</li> <li>Gamete fusion protein is type II viral fusogen (<a href= "http://www.cell.com/current-biology/abstract/S0960-9822(17)30084-2" target="_blank">paper one</a>, <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28235200" target= "_blank">paper two</a>)</li> <li><a href="http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/anneal" target="_blank">Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-432-letters" target= "_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 432</li> </ul> <p>This episode is brought to you by Blue Apron. Blue Apron is the #1 fresh ingredient and recipe delivery service in the country. See what’s on the menu this week and get your first 3 meals free with your first purchase – WITH FREE SHIPPING – by going to <a href="http://www.blueapron.com/twiv" target= "_blank">blueapron.com/twiv</a></p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Alan - </strong><a href= "https://www.adafruit.com/products/3055" target="_blank">Raspberry pi</a><strong><br /> Kathy</strong> - <a href= "http://tritonmag.com/profanity/" target="_blank">The Worst F&#%ing Words Ever</a><br /> <strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href= "https://climate.nasa.gov/images-of-change?id=597#597-landslide-in-glacier-bay-national-park-and-preserve-alaska" target="_blank">NASA images of climate change<br /></a><strong>Brianne</strong> - <a href= "http://rocs.hu-berlin.de/D3/herd/" target="_blank">How herd immunity works</a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/09/world/asia/radioactive-boars-in-fukushima-thwart-residents-plans-to-return-home.html?_r=0" target="_blank">Radioactive boars in Fukushima</a><a href= "http://physicsgirl.org/" target="_blank"><br /></a></p> <h3>Listener Pick</h3> <p><strong>Margaret</strong> - <a href= "http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/sources/denatureanneal/patterns" target="_blank">DNA socks and gloves</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 431: Niemann-Pick of the weak
<p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com" target= "_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The TWiVirions reveal bacteriophage genes that control eukaryotic reproduction, and the biochemical basis for increased Ebolavirus glycoprotein activity during the recent outbreak.</span></p> <p> </p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href= "http://www.vet.k-state.edu/Nido2017/symposium_overview.html" target="_blank">Nido2017 Meeting</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.asm.org/microbe" target="_blank">ASM Microbe 2017</a></li> <li>Mark Buller <a href= "https://www.slu.edu/news/2017/february/mark-buller-obituary.php" target="_blank">obituary</a></li> <li>RS virus pipeline (<a href= "http://www.path.org/vaccineresources/files/RSV-snapshot-December2016.pdf" target="_blank">pdf</a>)</li> <li>Prophage WO genes and <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28241146" target= "_blank">cytoplasmic incompatibility</a> (Nature)</li> <li>Vanderbilt Virology (<a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-332/" target="_blank">TWiV 332</a>)</li> <li>Basis for increased <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28238624" target= "_blank">Ebolavirus glycoprotein</a> activity (Cell Host Micr)</li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-431-letters" target= "_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 431</li> </ul> <p>This episode is brought to you by Blue Apron. Blue Apron is the #1 fresh ingredient and recipe delivery service in the country. See what’s on the menu this week and get your first 3 meals free with your first purchase – WITH FREE SHIPPING – by going to <a href="http://www.blueapron.com/twiv" target= "_blank">blueapron.com/twiv</a></p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Rich - </strong><a href="http://amzn.to/2m7YjBp" target="_blank"><em>Germ Theory</em> by Robert P. Gaynes</a><strong><br /></strong><strong>Alan - </strong><a href="http://scistupartner.weebly.com/" target= "_blank">Student Scientist Partnerships</a><strong><br /> Kathy</strong> - <a href="https://www.symbiartic.com/" target="_blank"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">Symbiartic</span></a><br /> <strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href= "https://paleobiodb.org/navigator/" target="_blank"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">PaleoBioDB Navigator</span></a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/28/arts/design/hirshhorn-museum-sculpture-damaged.html?_r=0" target="_blank">Kusama Infinity Room</a><a href= "http://physicsgirl.org/" target="_blank"><br /></a></p> <h3>Listener Pick</h3> <p><strong>Chaim</strong> - <a href= "https://youarenotsosmart.com/2017/02/11/yanss-095-how-to-fight-back-against-the-backfire-effect/" target="_blank">How to fight back against the backfire effect</a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 430: The persistence of herpesvirus
<p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The TWiX cabal discuss sexual transmission of Zika virus in mice, and how immune escape enables herpes simplex virus escape from latency.</span></p> <p> </p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href= "http://www.vet.k-state.edu/Nido2017/symposium_overview.html" target="_blank">Nido2017 Meeting</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.asm.org/cvs" target="_blank">ASM Clinical Virology Symposium</a></li> <li>Zika virus <a href= "http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2211124717301134" target="_blank">sexual transmission</a> in mice (Cell Rep)</li> <li>Viral RNA is <a href= "http://www.virology.ws/2017/02/17/viral-rna-is-not-infectious-virus/" target="_blank">not infectious virus</a> (virology blog)</li> <li><a href="http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-369/" target= "_blank">Methyl-phospho</a> switch (TWiV 369)</li> <li>Immune escape of <a href= "http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2211124717300499" target="_blank">herpesvirus from latency</a> (Cell Rep)</li> <li>Restarting <a href= "http://jvi.asm.org/content/91/2/e01419-16.abstract" target= "_blank">lytic gene expression</a> (J Virol)</li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-430-letters" target= "_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 430</li> </ul> <p>This episode is brought to you by Blue Apron. Blue Apron is the #1 fresh ingredient and recipe delivery service in the country. See what’s on the menu this week and get your first 3 meals free with your first purchase – WITH FREE SHIPPING – by going to <a href="http://www.blueapron.com/twiv" target= "_blank">blueapron.com/twiv</a></p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Rich - <a href= "http://www.vipassanamomma.com/"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">Vipassana Momma</span></a><span style= "font-weight: 400;"> (</span><a href= "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dravet_syndrome"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">Dravet Syndrome</span></a><span style= "font-weight: 400;">)</span></strong><strong><br /> Kathy</strong> - <a href= "http://lines.chromeexperiments.com"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">Landlines Chrome Experiments</span></a><br /> <strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href= "http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/physics/origami-revolution.html" target="_blank"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Origami Revolution</span></a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/17/science/santiago-ramon-y-cajal-beautiful-brain.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=second-column-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news&_r=0" target="_blank">Hunched Over a Microscope</a><a href= "http://physicsgirl.org/" target="_blank"><br /></a></p> <p>Intro music is by <a href="http://www.ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank">Ronald Jenkees</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 429: Zika Experimental Science Team
<p>Host: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a></p> <p>Guests: Katie Antony, <a href= "https://www.vetmed.wisc.edu/friedrichlab/" target="_blank">Tom Friedrich</a>, Emma Mohr, and <a href= "http://labs.pathology.wisc.edu/oconnor/" target="_blank">David O'Connor</a></p> <p>Vincent meets with members of team ZEST at the University of Wisconsin Madison to discuss their macaque model for Zika virus pathogenesis.</p> <p> </p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Badgers Go Viral (<a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-260-badgers-go-viral/" target= "_blank">TWiV 260</a>)</li> <li>Rhesus <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27352279" target= "_blank">macaque model</a> of Zika virus infection (Nat Commun)</li> <li>Heterologous <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27911897" target="_blank">Zika virus protection</a> in macaques (PLoS NTD)</li> <li><a href="https://zika.labkey.com/project/OConnor/begin.view" target="_blank">ZEST Data Portal</a></li> </ul> <p>This episode is brought to you by Blue Apron. Blue Apron is the #1 fresh ingredient and recipe delivery service in the country. See what’s on the menu this week and get your first 3 meals free – WITH FREE SHIPPING – by going to <a href= "http://www.blueapron.com/twiv" target= "_blank">blueapron.com/twiv</a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 428: Lyse globally, protect locally
<p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com/" target= "_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The TWiVsters explain how superspreader bacteriophages release intact DNA from infected cells, and the role of astrocytes in protecting the cerebellum from virus infection.</span></p> <p> </p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href= "http://www.vet.k-state.edu/Nido2017/symposium_overview.html" target="_blank">Nido2017 Meeting</a></li> <li><a href="http://mbio.asm.org/content/8/1/e02115-16.short?rss=1" target="_blank">Superspreader</a> bacteriophages (mBio)</li> <li><a href="http://www.jci.org/articles/view/88720" target= "_blank">Astrocytes</a>, interferon, and viral infection (JCI)</li> <li>Viral disruption of <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=22564250" target= "_blank">blood brain barrier</a> (Trends Micro)</li> <li>On Warts by Lewis Thomas (<a href= "http://dermatologycentral.typepad.com/files/on-warts.pdf" target= "_blank">pdf</a>)</li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-428-letters" target= "_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 428</li> </ul> <p>This episode is brought to you by Blue Apron. Blue Apron is the #1 fresh ingredient and recipe delivery service in the country. See what’s on the menu this week and get your first 3 meals free – WITH FREE SHIPPING – by going to <a href= "http://www.blueapron.com/twiv" target= "_blank">blueapron.com/twiv</a></p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Alan</strong> - <a href= "http://www.skullsunlimited.com/" target="_blank">Skulls Unlimited</a><br /> <strong>Rich - </strong><a href= "http://www.jbc.org/cgi/doi/10.1074/jbc.X117.778712" target= "_blank">Bernard Moss Reflection</a><strong><br /> Kathy</strong> - <a href= "http://blogs.plos.org/speakingofmedicine/2017/01/20/the-why-vaccines-dont-cause-autism-papers/" target="_blank"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Why vaccines don't cause autism</span></a><br /> <strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href= "http://www.honomobo.com/" target="_blank"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">Honomobo</span></a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "https://sciencebasedmedicine.org/donald-trump-versus-the-fda-part-2/" target="_blank">Trump vs FDA</a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV Special: Vincent Munster on MERS-coronavirus and Ebolavirus
<div class="mceTemp"> <dl id="attachment_7898" class="wp-caption alignleft" style= "width: 310px;"> <dt class="wp-caption-dt">Host: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a></dt> </dl> </div> <p>Guest: <a href= "https://www.niaid.nih.gov/research/vincent-j-munster-phd" target= "_blank">Vincent Munster</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">At the Rocky Mountain Laboratory in Hamilton, Montana, Vincent speaks with Vincent Munster about the work of his laboratory on MERS-coronavirus and Ebolaviruses.</span></p> <p> </p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href= "https://www.niaid.nih.gov/about/rocky-mountain-laboratories" target="_blank">Rocky Mountain Laboratory</a></li> <li><a href= "https://www.niaid.nih.gov/research/vincent-j-munster-phd" target= "_blank">Munster Laboratory</a></li> <li>Small town, big science (<a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twim/twim-140" target="_blank">TWiM 140</a>)</li> <li><a href= "https://globalbiodefense.com/2014/04/15/camel-milk-possible-mers-cov-transmission-route/" target="_blank">Image credit</a></li> </ul> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 427: It was a DURC and UV light
<p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.parasiteswithoutborders.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com/" target= "_blank">Alan Dove</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The TWiVoids discuss the March for Science, the GOF moratorium, and a classic virology paper on mapping the gene order for vesicular stomatitis virus.</span></p> <p> </p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>ASM 2017 election is now open - <a href= "https://secure.intelliscaninc.net/asm/2017/">VOTE HERE</a></li> <li>ASM Election questions: <ul> <li><a href= "http://www.asm.org/index.php/asm-near-you/student-chapters/2-uncategorised/94813-asm-bod-and-coms-position-descriptions?tmpl=component"> <span style="font-weight: 400;">Which positions are we voting for?</span></a></li> <li><a href= "https://www.asm.org/index.php/94818?tmpl=component"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">What is the ASM Board of Directors?</span></a> <a href= "http://www.asm.org/images/BOD2.pdf"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">Organization Chart</span></a></li> <li><a href= "https://www.asm.org/index.php/94819?tmpl=component"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">What is the Council on Microbial Sciences?</span></a> <span style="font-weight: 400;"><a href= "http://www.asm.org/images/COMS.pdf">Organization Chart</a></span></li> <li><a href= "https://www.asm.org/index.php/asm-student-chapters/2-uncategorised/94817-governance-election-faqs"> <span style="font-weight: 400;">FAQs</span></a></li> </ul> </li> <li>Scientists' march is <a href= "https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/01/31/opinion/a-scientists-march-on-washington-is-a-bad-idea.html?referer=https://www.google.com/" target="_blank">bad idea</a> (NY Times)</li> <li>GOF moratorium <a href= "https://obamawhitehouse.archives.gov/blog/2017/01/09/recommended-policy-guidance-potential-pandemic-pathogen-care-and-oversight" target="_blank">lifted</a> (Archived White House)</li> <li>VSV <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC335925/" target= "_blank">gene order</a> (PNAS)</li> <li>VSV <a href= "http://www.pnas.org/content/73/5/1504.full.pdf" target= "_blank">gene order</a> later (PNAS)</li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-427-letters" target= "_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 427</li> </ul> <p>This episode is brought to you by Blue Apron. Blue Apron is the #1 fresh ingredient and recipe delivery service in the country. See what’s on the menu this week and get your first 3 meals free – WITH FREE SHIPPING – by going to <a href= "http://www.blueapron.com/twiv" target= "_blank">blueapron.com/twiv</a></p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Alan</strong> - <a href= "http://nerdist.com/neil-gaiman-and-terry-pratchetts-good-omens-gets-a-miniseries-from-amazon/" target="_blank">Good Omen miniseries</a> (<a href= "http://amzn.to/2kak9m4" target="_blank">book</a>)<br /> <strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=glHeVn-826E&feature=em-share_video_user" target="_blank"><span style="font-weight: 400;">How to cure earworms</span></a><br /> <strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href= "http://www.vox.com/2017/1/28/14412866/exoplanets-orbit-star-time-lapse?yptr=yahoo" target="_blank"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Exoplanets orbits</span></a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "http://outbreaknewstoday.com/" target="_blank">Outbreak News Today</a><a href="http://physicsgirl.org/" target= "_blank"><br /></a></p> <h3>Listener Pick</h3> <p><strong>Tom</strong> - <a href= "http://randysrandom.com/the-smartest-protestor" target= "_blank">The Smartest Protester</a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 426: I'm Axl, and I'll be your cervid today
<p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://turbidplaque.com/" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The sages of TWiV explain how chronic wasting disease of cervids could be caused by spontaneous misfolding of prion protein, and the role of the membrane protein Axl in Zika virus entry into cells.</span></p> <p> </p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="https://extensionconferencecenters.uwex.edu/asv2017/" target="_blank">Register</a> for ASV 2017</li> <li>ASM 2017 election is now open - <a href= "https://secure.intelliscaninc.net/asm/2017/">VOTE HERE</a></li> <li>ASM Election questions: <ul> <li><a href= "http://www.asm.org/index.php/asm-near-you/student-chapters/2-uncategorised/94813-asm-bod-and-coms-position-descriptions?tmpl=component"> <span style="font-weight: 400;">Which positions are we voting for?</span></a></li> <li><a href= "https://www.asm.org/index.php/94818?tmpl=component"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">What is the ASM Board of Directors?</span></a> <a href= "http://www.asm.org/images/BOD2.pdf"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">Organization Chart</span></a></li> <li><a href= "https://www.asm.org/index.php/94819?tmpl=component"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">What is the Council on Microbial Sciences?</span></a> <span style="font-weight: 400;"><a href= "http://www.asm.org/images/COMS.pdf">Organization Chart</a></span></li> <li><a href= "https://www.asm.org/index.php/asm-student-chapters/2-uncategorised/94817-governance-election-faqs"> <span style="font-weight: 400;">FAQs</span></a></li> </ul> </li> <li><a href="http://www.scientistsmarchonwashington.com" target= "_blank">Scientists March on Washington</a></li> <li>Spontaneous generation of <a href= "http://msphere.asm.org/content/2/1/e00372-16" target= "_blank">unique cervid strain</a> (mSphere)</li> <li><a href= "http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2211124716317521" target="_blank">Zika virus entry</a> into human glial cells via Axl (Cell Rep)</li> <li>Article collections: <a href= "http://www.pnas.org/site/classics/pnas_classics.xhtml" target= "_blank">PNAS</a>, <a href="http://www.cell.com/40/timeline" target="_blank">Cell</a>, <a href= "http://www.nature.com/news/the-top-100-papers-1.16224" target= "_blank">Nature</a>, <a href= "https://www.journals.elsevier.com/virology/most-cited-articles" target="_blank">Virology</a></li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-426-letters" target= "_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 426</li> </ul> <p>This episode is brought to you by Blue Apron. Blue Apron is the #1 fresh ingredient and recipe delivery service in the country. See what’s on the menu this week and get your first 3 meals free – WITH FREE SHIPPING – by going to <a href= "http://www.blueapron.com/twiv" target= "_blank">blueapron.com/twiv</a>.</p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Alan</strong> - <a href= "http://amzn.to/2kHFxPo" target="_blank"><em>Deerland</em> by Al Cambronne</a><br /> <strong>Dickson</strong> - Antarctica's Colorful Underwater World<br /> <strong>Kathy</strong> - <span style= "font-weight: 400;">You can’t unring a bell </span><a href= "https://youtu.be/oOhN9Q3Y1fM"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">#1</span></a><span style= "font-weight: 400;"> and </span><a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=faAPLf7yPkI&list=PLxRhTjvLlyoJEvAIcXAB1OfZdTqZYQ_om"><span style="font-weight: 400;">#2</span></a><br /> <strong>Rich</strong> - <a href= "http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-38737693"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">Extra letters added to life's genetic code</span></a><span style= "font-weight: 400;"> (</span><a href= "http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2017/01/17/1616443114.full"><span style="font-weight: 400;">source</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">) a</span><span style="font-weight: 400;">nd </span><a href="http://thebulletin.org/timeline"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Doomsday Clock</span></a><span style= "font-weight: 400;"> (</span><a href= "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doomsday_Clock"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">wiki</span></a><span style= "font-weight: 400;">)</span><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <span style= "font-weight: 400;"><a href= "http://www.nature.com/news/rumours-swirl-about-trump-s-science-adviser-pick-1.21336" target="_blank">Trump Science Advisors</a>, <a href= "https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/rosetta-stones/the-national-park-service-wont-be-silenced/" target="_blank">National Parks Won't Be Silenced</a></span><a href= "http://physicsgirl.org/" target="_blank"><br /></a></p> <h3>Listener Pick</h3> <p><strong>Stefan</strong> - <a href= "http://amzn.to/2kHPtsb" target="_blank"><em>The Vital Question</em> by Nick Lane</a><br /> <strong>Kevin</strong> - <a href= "https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2017/01/24/are-scientists-going-to-march-on-washington/?postshare=7811485307292866&tid=ss_tw-bottom&utm_term=.dbd32f17bb1f" target="_blank">Scientists March on Washington?</a><br /> <strong>Dennis</strong> - <a href="http://onezoom.org" target="_blank">Fractal Tree of Life</a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 425: All picornaviruses, all the time
<p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://parasiteswithoutborders.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com/" target= "_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The TWiVaniellos discuss a thermostable poliovirus empty capsid vaccine, and two cell genes that act as a switch between entry and clearance of picornavirus infection.</span></p> <p> </p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="https://extensionconferencecenters.uwex.edu/asv2017/" target="_blank">Register</a> for ASV 2017</li> <li>ASM-ASV Conference on <a href= "http://conferences.asm.org/index.php/upcoming-conferences/asm-asv-conference-on-interplay-of-viral-and-bacterial-pathogens" target="_blank">Interplay of Viral and Bacterial Pathogens</a></li> <li><a href="https://m.xkcd.com/242/" target="_blank">XKCD #242</a></li> <li>Thermostable poliovirus <a href= "http://journals.plos.org/plospathogens/article?id=10.1371/journal.ppat.1006117" target="_blank">empty capsid vaccine</a> (PLoS Path)</li> <li>Switch between viral <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28077878" target= "_blank">entry and clearance</a> (Nature)</li> <li>Glass poliovirus by <a href= "http://www.doherty.edu.au/people/dr-jason-roberts" target= "_blank">Jason Roberts</a></li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-425-letters" target= "_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 425</li> </ul> <p>This episode is brought to you by Blue Apron. Blue Apron is the #1 fresh ingredient and recipe delivery service in the country. See what’s on the menu this week and get your first 3 meals free – WITH FREE SHIPPING – by going to <a href= "http://www.blueapron.com/twiv" target= "_blank">blueapron.com/twiv</a>.</p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Alan</strong> - <a href= "http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/01/20-cent-paper-pinwheel-could-transform-medicine-developing-world" target="_blank">Medical lab whirligig</a><br /> <strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href= "https://qz.com/873180/a-rare-glimpse-into-antarcticas-colorful-underwater-world/?utm_source=YPL&yptr=yahoo" target="_blank">Antarctica's Colorful Underwater World</a><br /> <strong>Kathy</strong> - <span style= "font-weight: 400;">Prince Rupert’s drops <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xe-f4gokRBs&">#1</a> and <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=24q80ReMyq0">#2</a></span><br /> <strong>Rich</strong> - <a href= "http://www.dailymotion.com/video/ximopq_dylan-s-30th-eric-clapton-don-t-think-twice-it-s-all-right_music"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Dylan's 30th - Eric Clapton --Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right</span></a><span style= "font-weight: 400;">  (</span><a href= "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_30th_Anniversary_Concert_Celebration"><span style="font-weight: 400;">The 30th Anniversary Concert Celebration</span></a><span style= "font-weight: 400;">)</span><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <span style= "font-weight: 400;"><a href= "https://www.wired.com/2017/01/rogue-scientists-race-save-climate-data-trump/" target="_blank">Saving climate data</a> and <a href= "https://www.asm.org/index.php/ceo-blog/item/5727-the-public-good-and-the-public-funding-of-science-2" target="_blank">Public Good and Public Funding of Science</a></span><a href="http://physicsgirl.org/" target= "_blank"><br /></a></p> <h3>Listener Pick</h3> <p><strong>Suellen</strong> - <a href= "http://imgur.com/gallery/IwDF7" target="_blank">For the anti-vaccine people</a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 424: FLERVergnügen
<p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://parasiteswithoutborders.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com/" target= "_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Guest: <a href="http://www.twitter.com/gertrudrey" target= "_blank">Trudy Rey</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Trudy joins the the TWiVlords to discuss new tests for detecting prions in the blood, and evidence showing that foamy retroviruses originated in the seas with their jawed vertebrate hosts at least 450 million years ago.</span></p> <p> </p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="https://extensionconferencecenters.uwex.edu/asv2017/" target="_blank">Welcome </a><a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/omegatau/" target="_blank">omega tau</a><a href= "https://extensionconferencecenters.uwex.edu/asv2017/" target= "_blank"> to MicrobeTV</a></li> <li><a href="https://extensionconferencecenters.uwex.edu/asv2017/" target="_blank">Register</a> for ASV 2017</li> <li><a href= "https://www.asm.org/index.php/asm-news/item/5455-nobel-laureate-oliver-smithies-dies-at-91" target="_blank">Oliver Smithies</a> dies</li> <li>Assays for prions in the blood (<a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28003548" target= "_blank">one</a>, <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28003547" target= "_blank">two</a>)</li> <li><a href= "http://www.orcbs.msu.edu/biological/programs_guidelines/prions/working_with_prions.pdf" target="_blank">Biosafety</a> working on prions (Michigan State)</li> <li>Marine origin of <a href= "http://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms13954" target= "_blank">retroviruses</a> in Palaeozoic era (Nature Comm)</li> <li><a href= "http://astore.amazon.com/virologyws-20/detail/0199653119" target= "_blank"><em>Cancer Virus</em></a> by Dorothy Crawford</li> <li><a href="https://www.hindawi.com/journals/ijcd/2016/7030795/" target="_blank">Adenovirus and obesity</a> (Int J Chronic Dis)</li> <li><a href= "https://rybicki.wordpress.com/2010/04/26/seen-in-melbourne/" target="_blank">Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-424-letters" target= "_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 424</li> </ul> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Trudy - </strong><a href= "http://jenni-viljaniemi.com" target="_blank">Artist Jenni Viljaniemi</a><strong><br /> Alan</strong> - <a href="http://radio.garden/" target= "_blank">Radio Garden</a><br /> <strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href= "https://www.yahoo.com/news/m/9ef2eda9-c902-31be-aedf-7eaec33fb966/world%E2%80%99s-first-green-energy.html" target="_blank">World's First Green Energy Boat</a><br /> <strong>Kathy</strong> - <span style= "font-weight: 400;">mSphereDirect </span><a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EnigisOnGsk&feature=youtu.be"><span style="font-weight: 400;">video</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> and </span><a href="http://msphere.asm.org/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">web</span></a><br /> <strong>Rich</strong> - <a href="http://amzn.to/2iuHcWP" target="_blank"><em>Deathworld Trilogy</em> by Harry Harrison</a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/10/us/politics/anti-vaccine-activist-trump-immunizations.html" target="_blank">Trump's Vaccine Panel</a> (NYTimes), <a href= "http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2017/01/11/paul-offit-trump-needs-vaccine-experts-not-conspiracy-theorists.html" target="_blank">Offit's Response</a> (Daily Beast), <a href= "https://www.asm.org/index.php/component/k2/item/5456-vaccine-trump" target="_blank">ASM Letter</a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 423: Dry, well formed, and light brown
<p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://parasiteswithoutborders.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com/" target= "_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Guest: Jared Rice</p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The TWiV academia discuss induction of diarrhea by the capsid protein of an astrovirus, and association of a fungal RNA virus with white-nose syndrome of North American bats.</span></p> <p> </p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="https://extensionconferencecenters.uwex.edu/asv2017/" target="_blank">Register</a> for ASV 2017</li> <li>ASM-ASV <span style="font-weight: 400;">Conference on <a href= "http://conferences.asm.org/index.php/upcoming-conferences/asm-asv-conference-on-interplay-of-viral-and-bacterial-pathogens" target="_blank">Interplay of Viral and Bacterial Pathogens</a></span></li> <li>Astrovirus capsid protein <a href= "http://mbio.asm.org/content/7/6/e01494-16.short?rss=1" target= "_blank">induces diarrhea</a> (mBio)</li> <li><a href= "http://journals.plos.org/plospathogens/article?id=10.1371/journal.ppat.1006076" target="_blank">Fungal virus</a> associated with white-nose syndrome (PLoS Path)</li> <li><a href= "http://journals.plos.org/plospathogens/article?id=10.1371/journal.ppat.1006076" target="_blank">Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-423-letters" target= "_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 423</li> </ul> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Alan</strong> - <a href= "http://www.gpsvisualizer.com/" target="_blank">GPS visualizer</a><br /> <strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href= "http://www.universetoday.com/132418/james-webb-space-telescope-celebrated-stunning-new-video/" target="_blank">James Webb Space Telescope</a> and <a href= "http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/01/09/the-vertical-farm" target="_blank">The Vertical Farm</a><br /> <strong>Kathy</strong> - First Snowflake Photos (<a href= "http://hyperallergic.com/341446/the-first-snowflake-photographs/" target="_blank">One</a> and <a href= "https://publicdomainreview.org/2011/02/14/the-snowflake-man-of-vermont/" target="_blank">Two</a>)<br /> <strong>Rich</strong> - <a href="http://amzn.to/2i1wnAi" target="_blank"><em>Red Mars</em> by Kim Stanley Robinson</a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "https://www.freshu.io/nadia-racaniello/carrie-fisher-fought-for-the-rebel-alliance-and-for-mental-health-awareness" target="_blank">Carrie Fisher Fought for the Rebel Alliance and Mental Health Awareness</a><a href="http://physicsgirl.org/" target="_blank"><br /></a></p> <h3>Listener Pick</h3> <p><strong>Ken</strong> - <a href= "https://sites.google.com/site/abatelab/home" target="_blank">The Abate Lab</a><br /> <strong>Sean</strong> - <a href= "http://thefederalist.com/2014/01/17/the-death-of-expertise/" target="_blank"><em>The Death of Expertise</em></a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 422: Watching the icosahedron drop
<p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://parasiteswithoutborders.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com/" target= "_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The TWiVestigators wrap up 2016 with a discussion of the year's ten compelling virology stories.</span></p> <p> </p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Should auld infections be forgot<br /></span><span style="font-weight: 400;">And never T-cells primed?<br /></span><span style="font-weight: 400;">Will cross-reacting antigens<br /></span><span style= "font-weight: 400;">Protect the host next time?</span></p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="https://extensionconferencecenters.uwex.edu/asv2017/" target="_blank">Register</a> for ASV 2017</li> <li>ASM-ASV <span style="font-weight: 400;">Conference on <a href= "http://conferences.asm.org/index.php/upcoming-conferences/asm-asv-conference-on-interplay-of-viral-and-bacterial-pathogens" target="_blank">Interplay of Viral and Bacterial Pathogens</a></span></li> <li>Ten virology stories from 2016 <ul> <li>Zika virus (first covered in 2015, <a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-368/" target="_blank">TWiV 368</a>)</li> <li>Ebolavirus</li> <li>Eukaryotic genes in Wolbachia phage (<a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-412/" target="_blank">TWiV 412</a>)</li> <li>Harold "400" Varmus (<a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-400/" target="_blank">TWiV 400</a>) and many other guests</li> <li>Vaccines</li> <li>Mutualism</li> <li>Mosquitoes and viruses</li> <li>Vector victorious (<a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-401/" target="_blank">TWiV 401</a>)</li> <li>Animal models of virus infections</li> <li>Virus evolution</li> </ul> </li> <li>Current <a href= "http://ecdc.europa.eu/en/healthtopics/zika_virus_infection/zika-outbreak/Pages/Zika-countries-with-transmission.aspx" target="_blank">Zika virus infections</a> (ECDC)</li> <li>Early Zika virus <a href= "http://journals.plos.org/plosntds/article?id=10.1371/journal.pntd.0005262" target="_blank">infections in Hawaii</a> (PLoS NTD)</li> <li>Zika virus vaccine for whom? (NYTimes)</li> <li>Final results for <a href= "http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(16)32621-6/fulltext" target="_blank">Ebola virus vaccine</a> (Lancet)</li> <li>Photo from Mohammad</li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-422-letters" target= "_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 422</li> </ul> <p>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 completely free if you sign up at <a href="http://curiositystream.com/microbe" target= "_blank">curiositystream.com/microbe</a> and use the promo code MICROBE.</p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Alan</strong> - <a href= "http://arstechnica.com/features/2016/12/theres-a-1000-year-old-lost-city-beneath-the-st-louis-suburbs/" target="_blank">North America's Lost Medieval City</a><br /> <strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JqZ2xtsJRGc" target="_blank">New Views of Pillars of Creation</a><br /> <strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href="http://reillytop10.com" target="_blank">Reilly Top Ten</a><br /> <strong>Rich</strong> - <a href= "http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/everyday-einstein" target= "_blank">Everyday Einstein</a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "http://arstechnica.com/science/2016/12/naples-sleeping-volcano-might-be-waking-up/" target="_blank">Naples' Sleeping Volcano Might Be Waking Up</a><a href="http://physicsgirl.org/" target= "_blank"><br /></a></p> <h3>Listener Pick</h3> <p><strong>John</strong> - <a href= "http://www.radiolab.org/story/times-they-are-changin/" target= "_blank">RadioLab: The Times They Are a-Changin'</a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 421: Like flies on shot
<p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://parasiteswithoutborders.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com/" target= "_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Guest: <a href="https://twitter.com/sciguy999" target= "_blank">Nathan Letts</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The TWiVnauts present another example of an infectious but replication incompetent vaccine, an insect specific arborvirus bearing chikungunya virus structural proteins.</span></p> <p> </p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="https://extensionconferencecenters.uwex.edu/asv2017/" target="_blank">Register</a> for ASV 2017</li> <li>ASM-ASV <span style="font-weight: 400;">Conference on <a href= "http://conferences.asm.org/index.php/upcoming-conferences/asm-asv-conference-on-interplay-of-viral-and-bacterial-pathogens" target="_blank">Interplay of Viral and Bacterial Pathogens</a></span></li> <li><a href= "http://www.nature.com/nm/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nm.4253.html" target="_blank">Chikungunya virus vaccine</a> using insect virus platform (Nat Med)</li> <li>Ebola vaccine results (<a href= "http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/22/health/ebola-vaccine.html?_r=0" target="_blank">NYTimes</a>, <a href= "http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(16)32621-6/fulltext" target="_blank">paper</a>)</li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-421-letters" target= "_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 421</li> </ul> <p>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 completely free if you sign up at <a href="http://curiositystream.com/microbe" target= "_blank">curiositystream.com/microbe</a> and use the promo code MICROBE.</p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Alan</strong> - <a href= "https://openaccessbutton.org/" target="_blank">Open Access Button</a><br /> <strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href= "https://www.yahoo.com/news/stunning-images-2016-national-geographic-155614269.html" target="_blank">National Geographic Photographs</a><br /> <strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href= "http://www.sciencemag.org/news/sifter/listen-world-s-tiniest-radio-receiver-play-christmas-music?utm_campaign=news_daily_2016-12-21&et_rid=17043699&et_cid=1066809" target="_blank">World's Tiniest Radio Receiver</a><br /> <strong>Nathan</strong> - <a href= "http://muttermuseum.org/" target="_blank">Mutter Museum, Philadelphia</a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "http://www.macworld.com/article/3150451/entertainment/how-rogue-one-a-star-wars-story-is-connected-to-the-mac.html" target="_blank">How Rogue One is Connected to the Mac</a><a href= "http://physicsgirl.org/" target="_blank"><br /></a></p> <h3>Listener Pick</h3> <p><strong>Sam</strong> - <a href= "https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.saterskog.cell_lab" target="_blank">Cell Lab: Evolution Sandbox</a><br /> <strong>Hannelore</strong> - <a href= "http://congressionaldish.com/" target="_blank">Congressional Dish</a><br /> <strong>Johnye</strong> - <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jBXGFOk5_Rs&sns=em" target= "_blank">The Fungi in Your Future</a><br /> <strong>Brendan</strong> - <a href= "https://longform.org/posts/longform-podcast-223-carl-zimmer" target="_blank">Zimmer on Longform podcast</a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 420: Orthogonal vectors
<p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://parasiteswithoutborders.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com/" target= "_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The TWiV gurus describe how to use an orthogonal translation system to produce infectious but replication-incompetent influenza vaccines.</span></p> <p> </p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="https://extensionconferencecenters.uwex.edu/asv2017/" target="_blank">Register</a> for ASV 2017</li> <li>Local Zika virus <a href= "http://dshs.texas.gov/news/releases/2016/20161209.aspx" target= "_blank">transmission in Texas</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.texaszika.org/" target= "_blank">Texaszika.org</a></li> <li>Local dengue virus <a href= "https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/22/6/15-2000_article" target= "_blank">transmission in Texas</a> (EID)</li> <li>No more Zika virus transmission in Florida (FL DOH)</li> <li>Dengue virus antibodies <a href= "http://www.nature.com/cti/journal/v5/n12/full/cti201672a.html?WT.feed_name=subjects_biological-sciences" target="_blank">enhance Zika virus infection</a> (Clin Trans Imm)</li> <li><a href="http://science.sciencemag.org/content/354/6316/1170" target="_blank">Infectious, replication incompetent</a> influenza virus vaccine (Science)</li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4016821/" target="_blank">Pyrrolysl-tRNA synthetase</a> (Biochem Biophys Acta)</li> <li>History of <a href= "http://www.sci.sdsu.edu/~smaloy/MicrobialGenetics/topics/rev-sup/amber-name.html" target="_blank">nonsense suppression</a> (Stan Maloy)</li> <li>Suppression of <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/3038332" target= "_blank">poliovirus amber mutant</a> (Cell)</li> <li>Remembering <a href= "http://journals.plos.org/plospathogens/article?id=10.1371/journal.ppat.1004791" target="_blank">mumps</a> (PLoS Path)</li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-420-letters" target= "_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 420</li> </ul> <p>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 completely free if you sign up at <a href="http://curiositystream.com/microbe" target= "_blank">curiositystream.com/microbe</a> and use the promo code MICROBE.</p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Alan</strong> - <a href= "https://longitudeprize.org/superbugs" target="_blank">Superbugs game</a><br /> <strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href= "http://edition.cnn.com/2016/12/08/health/dinosaur-tail-trapped-in-amber-trnd/index.html" target="_blank">Dinosaur tail trapped in amber</a><br /> <strong>Rich</strong> - <a href= "http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2016/12/ancient-eclipses-show-earth-s-rotation-slowing" target="_blank">Earth's Rotation is Slowing</a> (<a href= "http://rspa.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/472/2196/20160404" target="_blank">original article</a>)<a href= "http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target= "_blank"><br /></a><strong>Kathy</strong> - Lithium Ion batteries (<a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D3GDdZkN6fg&feature=youtu.be" target="_blank">one</a> and <a href= "http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/11/technology/designing-a-safer-battery-for-smartphones-that-wont-catch-fire.html?_r=0" target="_blank">two</a>)<br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/10/opinion/truth-and-lies-in-the-age-of-trump.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&_r=0" target="_blank">Truth and Lies in the Age of Trump</a> (<a href= "http://www.virology.ws/2016/12/15/fake-news-and-fake-science/" target="_blank">virology blog</a>) and <a href= "http://www.sfexaminer.com/uber-self-driving-vehicle-appears-launch-red-light-first-day-sf/" target="_blank">self driving Uber car</a><a href= "http://physicsgirl.org/" target="_blank"><br /></a></p> <h3>Listener Pick</h3> <p><strong>Steve</strong> - <a href= "https://tree-map.nycgovparks.org/#treeinfo-1044198" target= "_blank">New York City Street Tree Map</a><br /> <strong>Justin</strong> - <a href= "http://blog.pnas.org/2016/11/journal-club-can-transmissible-vaccines-have-a-major-role-in-eradicating-disease/" target="_blank">Transmissible vaccines?</a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 419: The selfless gene
<p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://parasiteswithoutborders.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com/" target= "_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The TWiVrific gang reveal how integration of a virophage into the nuclear genome of a marine protozoan enhances host survival after infection with a giant virus.</span></p> <p> </p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href= "https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/65/wr/mm6549e1.htm?s_cid=mm6549e1_e" target="_blank">Microcephaly</a> associated with Zika virus infection in Colombia (MMWR)</li> <li><a href= "http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v540/n7632/full/nature20593.html" target="_blank">Virophage</a> genome integration and activation by superinfection (Nature)</li> <li><a href= "https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B8dwAT4VdQdjeTFKbWFmMEgtbGc4LVZQUmEyWmN3dnpUMDlZ" target="_blank">Don Nelson interview</a> (pdf)</li> <li>Page view and h index for <a href= "http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0161755" target="_blank">paper rank</a> (PLoS One)</li> <li><a href="https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cafeteria_roenbergensis" target="_blank">Credit for image</a> of <em>C. roenbergensis</em></li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-419-letters" target= "_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 419</li> </ul> <p>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 completely free if you sign up at <a href="http://curiositystream.com/microbe" target= "_blank">curiositystream.com/microbe</a> and use the promo code MICROBE.</p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Alan</strong> - <a href= "http://www.lab-wars.com/" target="_blank">Lab Wars</a><br /> <strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href= "http://www.space.com/34960-star-in-a-jar-fusion-reactor-works.html" target="_blank">Star in a Jar Fusion Reactor</a><br /> <strong>Rich</strong> -<a href= "http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/12/02/science/bees-pollen-senses.html" target="_blank">You're a Bee. This is What it Feels Like.</a><a href= "http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target= "_blank"><br /></a><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href= "https://scholarlyoa.com/individual-journals/" target="_blank">List of Potential Predatory Journals</a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "https://www.statnews.com/2016/12/06/crispr-court-hearing-broad-california/" target="_blank">CRISPR Patent Trial Begins</a><a href= "http://physicsgirl.org/" target="_blank"><br /></a></p> <h3>Listener Pick</h3> <p><strong>Drake</strong> - <a href= "https://blog.modernistpantry.com/spinzall/" target= "_blank">Spinzall</a><br /> <strong>Katreya</strong> - <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/user/periodicvideos" target= "_blank">Periodic Videos</a><br /> <strong>Pritesh</strong> - <a href= "http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2016/12/virus-found-child-mummy-suggests-recent-rise-deadly-smallpox" target="_blank">Smallpox in mummy</a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 418: Of mice and MERS
<p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://parasiteswithoutborders.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com/" target= "_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The TWiVsters describe a new animal model for MERS coronavirus-induced acute respiratory distress syndrome, produced by CRISPR/Cas9 editing of the mouse gene encoding an ortholog of the virus receptor.</span></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>New <a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27892925" target="_blank">mouse model</a> for MERS (Nat Micro)</li> <li>RNA-guided <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23287722" target= "_blank">genome engineering</a> (Science)</li> <li>Photo by Finny</li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-418-letters" target= "_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 418</li> </ul> <p>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 completely free if you sign up at <a href="http://curiositystream.com/microbe" target= "_blank">curiositystream.com/microbe</a> and use the promo code MICROBE. 0:25, 27:50</p> <p>This show is sponsored by Drobo, a family of safe, expandable, yet simple to use storage arrays. Drobos are designed to protect your important data forever. This Holiday season give someone a Drobo to keep all their files and memories safe forever. TWiV listeners can save 20% or more off of their purchase of a Drobo 5D, Drobo 5Dt, Drobo 5N, or any 8-drive or 12-drive system at www.drobostore.com by December 31, 2016 using discount code MICROBE20. </p> <p>Register for <a href= "https://extensionconferencecenters.uwex.edu/asv2017/" target= "_blank">ASV 2017</a> at Madison, Wisconsin</p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Alan</strong> - <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PUwmA3Q0_OE&app=desktop" target="_blank">Human population through time</a><br /> <strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href= "https://www.yahoo.com/news/every-orbit-nasas-cassini-taken-171558431.html" target="_blank">Every Orbit Cassini Has Taken</a><br /> <strong>Rich</strong> - OK GO: <a href= "http://www.mortonsalt.com/walkherwalk/" target="_blank">Walk Her Walk</a><a href= "http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target= "_blank"><br /></a><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href= "http://hyperallergic.com/338199/a-lavishly-illuminated-medieval-bestiary-goes-online/" target="_blank">Medieval Bestiary Online</a><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href= "https://www.statnews.com/2016/11/28/science-quiz-eighth-grade-biology/" target="_blank">Can You Out-Science an Eighth Grader?</a> and Stitchen Pox<a href="http://physicsgirl.org/" target= "_blank"><br /></a></p> <h3>Listener Pick</h3> <p><strong>Hannah</strong> - <a href= "http://normalflora.co.uk/" target="_blank">Bioart and Bacteria</a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV Special: Gary Nabel on World AIDS Day 2016
<p>Host: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a></p> <p>Guest: Gary Nabel</p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Vincent speaks with Gary Nabel, Chief Scientific Officer at Sanofi and former Director of the Vaccine Research Institute of NIAID, about his career and his work on HIV vaccines.</span></p> <p> </p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="http://www.worldaidsday.org" target="_blank">World AIDS Day</a></li> <li>Video of this interview (YouTube)</li> </ul> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 417: O is the loneliest letter
<p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://parasiteswithoutborders.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com/" target= "_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Fellowship of the Virus trace the early history of HIV in North America, based on genome sequences obtained from late 1970s archival sera, which also reveal that Gaetan Dugas was not Patient Zero.</span></p> <p> </p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>WHO: Zika virus is <a href= "http://www.who.int/mediacentre/news/statements/2016/zika-fifth-ec/en/" target="_blank">no longer a PHEIC</a></li> <li><a href= "http://ac.els-cdn.com/0002934384906685/1-s2.0-0002934384906685-main.pdf?_tid=1e8c7518-b34f-11e6-b89d-00000aab0f6b&acdnat=1480106487_1a30c6172b348872d04ab792f02ee0d2" target="_blank">World AIDS Day</a></li> <li>Early <a href= "http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v539/n7627/full/nature19827.html" target="_blank">HIV/AIDS history</a> in North America (Nature)</li> <li>Dugas was not <a href= "http://www.virology.ws/2016/11/16/dugas-was-not-aids-patient-zero/" target="_blank">AIDS patient zero</a> (virology blog)</li> <li><a href= "https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Chupacabra_padayachee.jpg" target="_blank">Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-417-letters" target= "_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 417</li> </ul> <p>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 completely free if you sign up at <a href="http://curiositystream.com/microbe" target= "_blank">curiositystream.com/microbe</a> and use the promo code MICROBE.</p> <p>Check out the graduate and postdoctoral programs at the <span style="font-weight: 400;">Department of Microbiology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Deadline for applying to the graduate program is 1 December 2016. For more information about the Department, please visit <a href= "http://bit.ly/micromssm" target= "_blank">http://bit.ly/micromssm</a></span></p> <p>Register for the <span style="font-weight: 400;"><a href= "http://bit.ly/asmgwoc17" target="_blank">2017 ASM Grant Writing Online course</a>.</span></p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><a href="http://physicsgirl.org/" target= "_blank"><strong>Alan</strong> - </a><a href= "https://vimeo.com/172093839" target="_blank">VP8SGI</a><a href= "http://physicsgirl.org/" target="_blank"><br /> <strong>Dickson</strong> - </a><a href= "http://www.news.com.au/technology/science/animals/new-spider-discovered-that-disguises-itself-as-a-leaf/news-story/f93b8208b50331b955545ccf118f767f" target="_blank">New leaf-shaped spider discovered</a><a href= "http://physicsgirl.org/" target="_blank"><br /> <strong>Rich</strong> - </a><a href= "https://www.facebook.com/brightside/videos/893000730828671/?fref=nf" target="_blank">Dance of Earth and Venus About the Sun</a><a href= "http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><a href="http://physicsgirl.org/" target= "_blank"><strong>Kathy</strong> - </a><a href= "http://www.uliwestphal.de/the-cultivar-series/index.html" target= "_blank">Cultivar Series</a><a href="http://physicsgirl.org/" target="_blank">, </a><a href= "http://www.uliwestphal.de/mutatoes/index.html" target= "_blank">Mutatoes</a><a href="http://physicsgirl.org/" target= "_blank">, </a><a href="http://www.uliwestphal.de/index.html" target="_blank">Uli Westphal site</a><a href= "http://physicsgirl.org/" target="_blank"><br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - </a><a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7wKu13wmHog" target="_blank">Kung Fu Mantis vs Jumping Spider</a><a href="http://physicsgirl.org/" target="_blank"><br /></a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 416: Scattered seeds dormant
<p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://parasiteswithoutborders.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com/" target= "_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The multi-dimensional TWiV-brane bring you the entries in the haiku/limerick contest, and explain how a giant virus infects a host within another host (it has to do with predators!).</span></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27821770" target= "_blank">Predators</a> allow virus infection of endosymbiont (PNAS)</li> <li><a href= "http://cfb.unh.edu/cfbkey/html/Organisms/CCopepoda/OCyclopoida/GEucyclops/Eucyclops_agilis/eucyclopsagilis.html" target="_blank">Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-416-letters" target= "_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 416</li> </ul> <p>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 completely free if you sign up at <a href="http://curiositystream.com/microbe" target= "_blank">curiositystream.com/microbe</a> and use the promo code MICROBE. 0:25, 1:34:40</p> <p>Check out the graduate and postdoctoral programs at the <span style="font-weight: 400;">Department of Microbiology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Deadline for applying to the graduate program is 1 December 2016. For more information about the Department, please visit <a href= "http://bit.ly/micromssm" target= "_blank">http://bit.ly/micromssm</a> 5:05</span></p> <p>Register for the <span style="font-weight: 400;"><a href= "http://bit.ly/asmgwoc17" target="_blank">2017 ASM Grant Writing Online course</a>.</span></p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><a href="http://physicsgirl.org/" target= "_blank"><strong>Alan</strong> - </a><a href= "http://www.cubesinspace.com/" target="_blank">Cubes in Space</a><a href="http://physicsgirl.org/" target="_blank"><br /> <strong>Dickson</strong> - </a><a href= "http://amzn.to/2fUIRrI" target="_blank"><em>The Architecture of Eden</em> by <span style="font-weight: 400;">H. Pearlman and A. Whalley</span></a><a href="http://physicsgirl.org/" target= "_blank"><br /> <strong>Rich</strong> - </a><a href= "http://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/22/science/proteins-music.html" target="_blank">Studying the building blocks of life in stereo</a><a href="http://physicsgirl.org/" target= "_blank"> (</a><a href= "http://www.heliyon.com/article/e00175#sec0030" target= "_blank">original paper</a><a href="http://physicsgirl.org/" target="_blank">)</a><a href= "http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><a href="http://physicsgirl.org/" target= "_blank"><strong>Kathy</strong> - </a><a href= "https://www.theguardian.com/science/2016/jul/22/ancient-bottom-wipers-yield-evidence-of-diseases-silk-road-chinese-liver-fluke?CMP=share_btn_link" target="_blank">Ancient bottom wipes yield evidence of diseases</a><a href="http://physicsgirl.org/" target= "_blank"> (</a><a href= "http://ac.els-cdn.com/S2352409X1630164X/1-s2.0-S2352409X1630164X-main.pdf?_tid=2d5b3172-aabe-11e6-8d06-00000aacb360&acdnat=1479164626_695e6f20b46d8bfc0312d96facef7862" target="_blank">original paper</a><a href="http://physicsgirl.org/" target="_blank">)<br /> <strong>Vincent</strong> - </a><a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rv9hn4IGofM" target= "_blank">Iguana vs snakes</a><a href="http://physicsgirl.org/" target="_blank"><br /></a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 415: Ebola pipettors and the philosopher's clone
<p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://turbidplaque.com/" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Guests: <a href="http://www.lubanlab.org/" target= "_blank">Jeremy Luban</a>, <a href="http://www.sabetilab.org/" target="_blank">Aaron Lin</a>, and <a href= "http://www.twitter.com/@Viruses_R_Us" target="_blank">Ted Diehl</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Jeremy, Aaron, and Ted join the TWiV team to discuss their work on identifying a single amino acid change i</span>n the Ebola virus glycoprotein from the West African outbreak that increases infectivity in human cells.</p> <p> </p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Ebola virus glycoprotein with <a href= "http://www.cell.com/fulltext/S0092-8674(16)31397-6" target= "_blank">increased infectivity</a> (Cell)</li> <li>Effect in cells of <a href= "http://www.cell.com/cell/fulltext/S0092-8674(16)31396-4" target= "_blank">Ebola virus mutations</a> from West African outbreak (Cell)</li> <li>Ebola virus in semen for <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27585800" target="_blank">over 500 days</a> (Clin Inf Dis)</li> <li>Puzzling origin of 2014 Ebola virus outbreak (J Virol)</li> <li><a href= "http://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2016/11/03/500428232/mutant-ebola-may-have-caused-explosive-outbreak" target="_blank">Mutant Ebola virus</a> may have caused explosive outbreak (Goats and Soda)</li> <li>Virus Genomics and Evolution <a href= "http://www.virological.org" target="_blank">website</a></li> </ul> <p>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 completely free if you sign up at <a href="http://curiositystream.com/microbe" target= "_blank">curiositystream.com/microbe</a> and use the promo code MICROBE. 0:25, 1:05:40</p> <p>Check out the graduate and postdoctoral programs at the <span style="font-weight: 400;">Department of Microbiology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Deadline for applying to the graduate program is 1 December 2016. For more information about the Department, please visit <a href= "http://bit.ly/micromssm">http://bit.ly/micromssm</a> 1:35</span></p> <p>Register for the <span style="font-weight: 400;"><a href= "http://bit.ly/asmgwoc17" target="_blank">2017 ASM Grant Writing Online course</a>.</span></p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p>Jeremy – <a href="http://www.nextstrain.org/ebola/" target="_blank">Real time tracking of Ebola virus evolution</a><a href="http://www.missionlogpodcast.com/" target= "_blank"><br /></a>Ted - <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/user/thebrainscoop" target="_blank">The Brain Scoop</a><br /> Aaron - <a href= "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kathleen_Rubins" target= "_blank">Kate Rubins</a> sequencing DNA on <a href= "http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/research/news/dna_sequencing" target="_blank">ISS</a> (<a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8BHvolPRbwU" target= "_blank">video</a>)<br /> Alan – <a href="http://amzn.to/2g0CbJO" target= "_blank"><em>A Sand County Almanac</em> by Aldo Leopold</a><br /> Rich –  <a href="http://www.vendeeglobe.org/en" target= "_blank">Vendee Globe</a><a href= "http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a>Kathy – <a href= "https://dynamicecology.wordpress.com/2016/10/17/axios-review-is-working-and-now-its-a-non-profit-you-should-try-it/" target="_blank">Axios</a><br /> Vincent – <a href="http://loesheerink.com/?page_id=7" target="_blank">Vendors from above by Loes Heerinck</a><a href= "http://physicsgirl.org/" target="_blank"><br /></a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 414: Zika in the guys with Diamond
<p>Host: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a></p> <p>Guest: <a href= "https://infectiousdiseases.wustl.edu/faculty-staff/michael-s-diamond/" target="_blank">Michael Diamond</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Michael Diamond visits the TWiV studio to talk about chikungunya virus and his laboratory's work on a mouse model of Zika virus, including the recent finding of testicular damage caused by viral replication.</span></p> <p> </p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Chikungunya virus <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24131709" target= "_blank">chronic joint disease</a> caused by adaptive response (J Virol)</li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27066744" target= "_blank">Mouse model</a> of Zika virus pathogenesis (Cell Host Micr)</li> <li>Zika virus infection during <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27180225" target= "_blank">mouse pregnancy</a> (Cell)</li> <li>Zika virus infection <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27798603" target= "_blank">damages mouse testes</a> (Nature)</li> <li>Uveitis and Zika virus in tears in mice (Cell Rep)</li> </ul> <p>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 completely free if you sign up at <a href="http://curiositystream.com/microbe" target= "_blank">curiositystream.com/microbe</a> and use the promo code MICROBE.</p> <p>Check out the graduate and postdoctoral programs at the <span style="font-weight: 400;">Department of Microbiology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Deadline for applying to the graduate program is 1 December 2016. For more information about the Department, please visit <a href= "http://bit.ly/micromssm">http://bit.ly/micromssm</a></span></p> <p>Register for the <span style="font-weight: 400;"><a href= "http://bit.ly/swpoc17" target="_blank">2017 ASM Scientific Writing and Publishing Online Course</a>.</span></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 413: Partnerships not parachutes
<p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello,</a> <a href= "http://turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, and <a href= "http://www.bumc.bu.edu/microbiology/people/faculty-old/paul-duprex-ph-d/" target="_blank">Paul Duprex</a></p> <p>Guests: <a href= "http://www.med.unc.edu/microimm/people/faculty/ralph-baric-phd-1" target="_blank">Ralph Baric</a>, <a href= "http://www.virology-bonn.de/index.php?id=30" target="_blank">Felix Drexler</a>, <a href= "http://rghi.nl/our-team/marion-koopmans/" target="_blank">Marion Koopmans</a>, and <a href= "https://www.stjude.org/directory/s/stacey-schultz-cherry.html" target="_blank">Stacey Schultz-Cherry</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">From the EIDA2Z conference at Boston University, Vincent, Alan and Paul meet up with Ralph Baric, Felix Drexler, Marion Koopmans, Stacey Schultz-Cherry to talk about discovering, understanding, protecting, and collaborating on emerging infectious diseases.</span></p> <p> </p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="http://www.bu.edu/eida2z/" target= "_blank">EIDA2Z</a> meeting</li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27070501" target= "_blank">MERS-CoV</a> infection of Alpaca (EID)</li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26575627" target= "_blank">Origins of HAV</a> in small mammals (PNAS)</li> <li>WHO recommendations on <a href= "http://www.who.int/influenza/vaccines/virus/recommendations/en/" target="_blank">influenza vaccine composition</a></li> <li><a href="http://compgen.unc.edu/wp/?page_id=99" target= "_blank">Collaborative Cross mice</a></li> <li>Video of this episode at <a href="https://youtu.be/HqCByiOE4X8" target="_blank">YouTube</a></li> </ul> <p>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 completely free if you sign up at <a href="http://curiositystream.com/microbe" target= "_blank">curiositystream.com/microbe</a> and use the promo code MICROBE.</p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">This episode is also brought to you by Drobo, a family of safe, expandable, yet simple to use storage arrays. Drobos are designed to protect your important data forever. Visit <a href="http://www.drobo.com" target= "_blank">www.drobo.com</a> to learn more. Listeners can save $100 on a Drobo system at <a href="http://www.drobostore.com" target="_blank">drobostore.com</a> by using the discount code Microbe100.</span></p> <p>Check out the graduate and postdoctoral programs at the <span style="font-weight: 400;">Department of Microbiology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Deadline for applying to the graduate program is 1 December 2016. For more information about the Department, please visit <a href= "http://bit.ly/micromssm">http://bit.ly/micromssm</a></span></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 412: WO, open the borders and rig the infection
<p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Guest: Mark Fuccio</p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The TWiVome reveal the first eukaryotic genes found in a bacteriophage of <em>Wolbachia</em>, and how DNA tumor virus oncogenes antagonize sensing of cytoplasmic DNA by the cell.</span></p> <p> </p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Zika virus in <a href= "http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/23/1/16-1394_article#r11" target= "_blank">vaginal secretions</a> (EID)</li> <li>Zika virus in <a href= "http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/23/1/16-1300_article" target= "_blank">semen</a> (EID)</li> <li>Eukaryotic genes in a <a href= "http://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms13155" target= "_blank">bacteriophage</a> (Nat Commun)</li> <li>Seth Bordenstein on <a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-332/" target="_blank">TWiV 332</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26405230" target= "_blank">DNA tumor virus oncogenes</a> antagonize cGAS-STING (Science)</li> <li><span style="color: #454545;"><a href= "http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-412-letters">Letters read on TWiV 412</a></span></li> </ul> <p>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 completely free if you sign up at <a href="http://curiositystream.com/microbe" target= "_blank">curiositystream.com/microbe</a> and use the promo code MICROBE.</p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">This episode is also brought to you by Drobo, a family of safe, expandable, yet simple to use storage arrays. Drobos are designed to protect your important data forever. Visit <a href="http://www.drobo.com" target= "_blank">www.drobo.com</a> to learn more. Listeners can save $100 on a Drobo system at <a href="http://www.drobostore.com" target="_blank">drobostore.com</a> by using the discount code Microbe100.</span></p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Mark - </strong><a href= "http://www.enterprisefutures.org/" target="_blank">EFN Enterprise Futures Network</a> and <a href= "http://www.missionlogpodcast.com/" target="_blank">Mission Log Podcast</a><strong><br /> Alan - </strong><a href= "http://www.comedywildlifephoto.com/gallery/2016_finalists.php" target="_blank">2016 Wildlife Comedy Photography</a><strong><br /> Rich</strong> -  <a href= "http://www.zutalabs.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/PocketPrinter-Segment-on-Vimeo.mp4?_=2" target="_blank">ZuTA, portable robotic printer</a><a href= "http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target= "_blank"><br /></a><strong>Kathy - </strong><a href= "https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=hVy5E2DZkKM" target="_blank">How LEGO help blind people see</a><strong><br /> Vincent - </strong><a href= "http://www.purephoto.com/MikeKelley" target="_blank">Airplane photos of Mike Kelley</a><a href="http://physicsgirl.org/" target= "_blank"><br /></a></p> <h3>Listener Pick</h3> <p><strong>Hannah</strong> - <a href= "https://www.etsy.com/shop/FrozenFlowGlass" target="_blank">Frozen Flow Glass</a> (<a href= "https://www.instagram.com/frozen_flow_glass/" target= "_blank">Instagram</a>)</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 411: Chicken runs
<p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The TWiVeroos examine a reverse spillover of Newcastle disease virus vaccines into wild birds, and identification of a protein cell receptor for murine noroviruses.</span></p> <p> </p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="http://cafepress.com/twiv" target="_blank">MicrobeTV Store</a></li> <li>Florida DOH <a href= "http://www.floridahealth.gov/newsroom/2016/10/101216-zika-update.html" target="_blank">Daily Zika Update</a></li> <li>Zika virus in new Miami neighborhood (<a href= "http://www.cnn.com/2016/10/14/health/miami-florida-zika-transmission/" target="_blank">CNN</a>, <a href= "http://www.nytimes.com/2016/10/14/health/florida-zika-new-transmission-zone.html?mabReward=R4&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&region=CColumn&module=Recommendation&src=rechp&WT.nav=RecEngine" target="_blank">NYTimes</a>)</li> <li><a href= "http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0162484" target="_blank">NDV vaccine virus</a> in wild birds (PLoS One)</li> <li>Protein cell receptor for murine norovirus (<a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27540007" target= "_blank">Science</a>, <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27681626" target= "_blank">PNAS</a>)</li> <li>Poliovirus <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8139037" target= "_blank">receptor analysis</a> (J Virol)</li> <li><span style="color: #454545;"><a href= "http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-411-letters" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl= "https://www.google.com/url?hl=en&q=http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-404-letters&source=gmail&ust=1472515869854000&usg=AFQjCNGtSCV_7Rh7A5aqfnmE6bUVz__teA"> Letters read</a> on TWiV 411</span></li> </ul> <p>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 completely free if you sign up at <a href="http://curiositystream.com/microbe" target= "_blank">curiositystream.com/microbe</a> and use the promo code MICROBE.</p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">This episode is also brought to you by Drobo, a family of safe, expandable, yet simple to use storage arrays. Drobos are designed to protect your important data forever. Visit <a href="http://www.drobo.com" target= "_blank">www.drobo.com</a> to learn more. Listeners can save $100 on a Drobo system at <a href="http://www.drobostore.com" target="_blank">drobostore.com</a> by using the discount code Microbe100.</span></p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Alan - </strong><a href= "https://www.youtube.com/braincraft" target= "_blank">Braincraft</a><strong><br /> Rich</strong> -  <a href= "https://www.wired.com/2016/10/president-obama-guest-edits-wired-essay/" target="_blank">Now is the Greatest Time to Be Alive</a><a href= "http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target= "_blank"><br /></a><strong>Kathy - </strong><a href= "https://youtu.be/k99bMtg4zRk" target="_blank">CRISPR/Cas9 by A Capella Science</a><strong><br /> Vincent - </strong><a href= "http://www.microbeworld.org/podcasts/asm-after-hours/2186-microbes-after-hours-the-necrobiome-microbial-life-after-death" target="_blank">Microbes After Hours: The Necromicrobiome</a><a href="http://physicsgirl.org/" target= "_blank"><br /></a></p> <h3>Listener Pick</h3> <p><strong>Jolene</strong> - <a href= "https://dfmangan.wordpress.com" target="_blank">Chalk Talk Science by Dennis Mangan</a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 410: Hurricane Zika
<div class="mceTemp"> <dl id="attachment_7686" class="wp-caption alignleft" style= "width: 310px;"> <dt class="wp-caption-dt">Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></dt> </dl> </div> <p>Guests: <a href="http://www.fgcu.edu/CAS/879.asp" target= "_blank">Sharon Isern</a> and <a href= "http://www.fgcu.edu/CAS/881.asp" target="_blank">Scott Michael</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Sharon and Scott join the TWiV team to talk about their work on dengue antibody-dependent enhancement of Zika virus infection, and identifying the virus in mosquitoes from Miami.</span></p> <p> </p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Live at Florida Gulf Coast University (<a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-111-live-at-florida-gulf-coast-university/" target="_blank">TWiV #111</a>)</li> <li>Florida DOH <a href= "http://www.floridahealth.gov/newsroom/" target="_blank">Daily Zika Update</a></li> <li>Regional Zika update, <a href= "http://www.paho.org/hq/index.php?option=com_content&id=11599&Itemid=41691" target="_blank">Americas</a> (PAHO, WHO)</li> <li><a href= "http://www.assemblydems.com/Article.asp?ArticleID=11616" target= "_blank">NJ Zika Bill</a></li> <li>Dengue virus antibodies <a href= "http://biorxiv.org/content/early/2016/04/25/050112" target= "_blank">enhance Zika virus infection</a> (bioRxiv)</li> <li>First detection of <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27706382" target="_blank">Zika virus in Brazilian <em>A. aegyptii</em></a> (Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz)</li> <li><a href="http://bit.ly/swpoc17" target="_blank">2017 ASM Scientific Writing and Publishing Online Course</a></li> <li><span style="color: #454545;"><a href= "http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-409-letters" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl= "https://www.google.com/url?hl=en&q=http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-404-letters&source=gmail&ust=1472515869854000&usg=AFQjCNGtSCV_7Rh7A5aqfnmE6bUVz__teA"> Letters read</a> on TWiV 410</span></li> </ul> <p>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 completely free if you sign up at <a href="http://curiositystream.com/microbe" target= "_blank">curiositystream.com/microbe</a> and use the promo code MICROBE.</p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">This episode is also brought to you by Drobo, a family of safe, expandable, yet simple to use storage arrays. Drobos are designed to protect your important data forever. Visit <a href="http://www.drobo.com" target= "_blank">www.drobo.com</a> to learn more. Listeners can save $100 on a Drobo system at <a href="http://www.drobostore.com" target="_blank">drobostore.com</a> by using the discount code Microbe100.</span></p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Sharon</strong> - <a href= "http://www.cartoonistgroup.com/subject/The-Zika+Virus-Comics-and-Cartoons.php" target="_blank">Zika virus comics and cartoons</a> and <a href= "http://www.floridahealth.gov/diseases-and-conditions/mosquito-borne-diseases/surveillance.html" target="_blank">Florida weekly arbovirus reports</a><span style= "font-weight: 400;"><br /></span><strong>Scott - </strong><a href="http://nextstrain.org/zika/" target="_blank">Real-time tracking of Zika virus evolution</a><br /> <strong>Alan - </strong><a href= "https://vimeo.com/180908160" target="_blank">Evolution of antibiotic resistance on a mega plate</a><strong><br /> Rich</strong> -  <a href= "https://www.windytv.com/?40.572,-74.413,6" target= "_blank">Windytv</a><a href= "http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target= "_blank"><br /></a><strong>Kathy - </strong><a href= "http://www.healthmap.org/zika/#timeline" target="_blank">Zika virus map and timeline</a><strong><br /> Vincent - </strong><a href= "https://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/medicine/laureates/2016/advanced.html" target="_blank">Ohsumi Nobel advanced information</a> and <a href= "https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/114/hr5325/text/enr#link=B_I_~T2&nearest=H6D3344C21E77493CA64F5CFA5D3FC4EF" target="_blank">HR 5325 funding breakdown</a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 409: A Nef is enough
<div class="mceTemp"> <dl id="attachment_7675" class="wp-caption alignleft" style= "width: 308px;"> <dt class="wp-caption-dt">Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.verticalfarm.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com" target= "_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></dt> </dl> </div> <p>Guest: <a href="http://www.lubanlab.org/" target= "_blank">Jeremy Luban</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Jeremy joins the TWiVeroids to tell the amazing story of how the function of the HIV-1 protein called Nef was discovered and found to promote infection by excluding the host protein SERINC from virus particles.</span></p> <p> </p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href= "http://www.virology.ws/2016/09/21/no-recovery-in-pace-trial-new-analysis-finds/" target="_blank">No recovery</a> in PACE trial (virology blog)</li> <li>The <a href= "http://www.virology.ws/2016/09/22/trial-by-error-continued-the-real-data/" target="_blank">real PACE data</a> (virology blog)</li> <li><a href="http://cvr.academicblogs.co.uk/" target= "_blank">Contagious Thinking</a></li> <li>Florida DOH <a href= "http://www.floridahealth.gov/newsroom/" target="_blank">daily Zika update</a></li> <li>Congress <a href= "http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2016/09/28/495806979/congress-ends-spat-over-zika-funding-approves-1-1-billion" target="_blank">does not fail on Zika</a> (NPR)</li> <li><a href="http://www.lubanlab.org/research/projects/nef/" target="_blank">Nef history</a> (Luban lab)</li> <li><a href="https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26416734" target= "_blank">Nef excludes SERINC</a> from virions (Nature)</li> <li>SERINC <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26416733" target= "_blank">counters Nef</a> (Nature)</li> <li><a href="http://bit.ly/asmgwoc17" target="_blank">ASM Grant Writing Online Course</a></li> <li><span style="color: #454545;"><a href= "http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-409-letters" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl= "https://www.google.com/url?hl=en&q=http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-404-letters&source=gmail&ust=1472515869854000&usg=AFQjCNGtSCV_7Rh7A5aqfnmE6bUVz__teA"> Letters read</a> on TWiV 409</span></li> </ul> <p>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 completely free if you sign up at <a href="http://curiositystream.com/microbe" target= "_blank">curiositystream.com/microbe</a> and use the promo code MICROBE. 0:25, 28:50</p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">This episode is also brought to you by Drobo, a family of safe, expandable, yet simple to use storage arrays. Drobos are designed to protect your important data forever. Visit <a href="http://www.drobo.com" target= "_blank">www.drobo.com</a> to learn more. Listeners can save $100 on a Drobo system at <a href="http://www.drobostore.com" target="_blank">drobostore.com</a> by using the discount code Microbe100.</span></p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Alan</strong> - <a href= "http://blog.nature.org/science/2016/08/19/migration-in-motion-visualizing-species-movements-due-to-climate-change/" target="_blank">Migration in Motion</a><span style= "font-weight: 400;"><br /></span><strong>Dickson - </strong><a href="http://www.beautifulchemistry.net" target= "_blank">Beautiful Chemistry</a><br /> <strong>Rich - </strong><a href="http://xkcd.com/1732/" target="_blank">XKCD Timeline of Earth Temperature</a><strong><br /> Kathy</strong> -  <a href= "http://vaxpackhero.com/vaccine-heroes/" target="_blank">Vaccine Heroes</a> from <a href= "http://www.chop.edu/centers-programs/vaccine-education-center/about?_ga=1.76383191.330490006.1475078737" target="_blank">Vaccine Education Center</a><a href= "http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Jeremy - </strong><a href= "http://cidresearch.org/blog/human-vs-pathogen-the-art-of-battling-infectious-disease" target="_blank">CIDRAP posters</a> and<strong> </strong><a href= "http://amzn.to/2dicnrQ" target="_blank"><em>Demon in the Freezer</em></a><strong><br /> Vincent - </strong><a href= "https://peoplepeasandpathogens.wordpress.com/2016/09/25/vincent-racaniello-earths-virology-professor/" target="_blank">People Peas and Pathogens</a><a href= "http://physicsgirl.org/" target="_blank"><br /></a></p> <h3>Listener Picks</h3> <p><strong>Matlock</strong> - <a href= "http://fivethirtyeight.com/features/science-isnt-broken/" target= "_blank">Science isn't broken</a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 408: Boston Quammens
<p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a> and <a href= "http://turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a></p> <p>Guest: <a href="http://www.davidquammen.com" target= "_blank">David Quammen</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Four years after filming 'Threading the NEIDL', Vincent and Alan return to the National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratory BSL4 facility at Boston University where they speak with science writer David Quammen.</span></p> <p> </p> <p>Watch this episode at <a href="https://youtu.be/LV2jyMgH_MQ" target="_blank">YouTube</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h2>Links for this episode</h2> <ul> <li>David Quammen's <a href="http://www.davidquammen.com" target="_blank">website</a></li> <li><a href= "http://astore.amazon.com/virologyws-20/detail/0393346617" target= "_blank"><em>Spillover</em> by David Quammen</a></li> <li><a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-200-threading-the-neidl/" target= "_blank"><em>Threading the NEIDL</em></a> (TWiV 200)</li> <li>The <a href="http://www.bu.edu/neidl/" target= "_blank">NEIDL</a> at Boston University</li> </ul> <p>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 completely free if you sign up at <a href="http://curiositystream.com/microbe" target= "_blank">curiositystream.com/microbe</a> and use the promo code MICROBE.</p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">This episode is also brought to you by Drobo, a family of safe, expandable, yet simple to use storage arrays. Drobos are designed to protect your important data forever. Visit <a href="http://www.drobo.com" target= "_blank">www.drobo.com</a> to learn more. Listeners can save $100 on a Drobo system at <a href="http://www.drobostore.com" target="_blank">drobostore.com</a> by using the discount code Microbe100.</span></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 407: Tar Heels go viral, part two
<p>Host: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a></p> <p>Guests: <a href= "http://www.med.unc.edu/microimm/people/faculty/ralph-baric-phd-1" target="_blank">Ralph Baric</a>, <a href= "https://www.med.unc.edu/orfeome/people/faculty/kristina-de-paris" target="_blank">Kristina De Paris</a>, <a href= "https://www.med.unc.edu/genetherapy/research-laboratories/kafri-lab-1/tal-kafri" target="_blank">Tal Kafri</a>, <a href= "https://www.med.unc.edu/orfeome/people/faculty/helen-lazear" target="_blank">Helen Lazear</a>, <a href= "https://www.med.unc.edu/genetics/people/faculty/heise" target= "_blank">Mark Heise</a>, and <a href= "https://www.med.unc.edu/infdis/about/faculty/david-margolis-md" target="_blank">David Margolis</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">In the second of two shows recorded at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, Vincent meets up with faculty members to talk about how they got into science, their research on RNA viruses, and what they would be doing if they were not scientists.</span></p> <p> </p> <p>View video of this episode at <a href= "https://youtu.be/bTydGUdvAsM" target="_blank">YouTube</a></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <p>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 completely free if you sign up at <a href="http://curiositystream.com/microbe" target= "_blank">curiositystream.com/microbe</a> and use the promo code MICROBE.</p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">This episode is also brought to you by Drobo, a family of safe, expandable, yet simple to use storage arrays. Drobos are designed to protect your important data forever. Visit <a href="http://www.drobo.com" target= "_blank">www.drobo.com</a> to learn more. Listeners can save $100 on a Drobo system at <a href="http://www.drobostore.com" target="_blank">drobostore.com</a> by using the discount code Microbe100.</span></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 407: Tar Heels go viral, part one
<p>Host: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a></p> <p>Guests: <a href= "https://www.med.unc.edu/microimm/dittmerlab" target="_blank">Dirk Dittmer</a>, <a href= "http://www.med.unc.edu/microimm/people/faculty/cary-moody-phd" target="_blank">Cary Moody</a>, <a href= "http://www.med.unc.edu/microimm/people/faculty/nat-morman-phd" target="_blank">Nat Moorman</a>, <a href= "http://www.med.unc.edu/microimm/people/faculty/nancy-raab-traub-phd" target="_blank">Nancy Raab-Traub</a>, <a href= "https://www.med.unc.edu/orfeome/people/faculty/lishan-su-phd" target="_blank">Lishan Su</a>, and <a href= "http://www.med.unc.edu/microimm/people/faculty/jennifer-webster-cyriaque" target="_blank">Jennifer Webster-Cyriaque</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">In the first of two shows recorded at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, Vincent meets up with faculty members to talk about how they got into science, their research on DNA viruses, and what they would be doing if they were not scientists.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">View video of this episode at <a href="https://youtu.be/ssEL5P7OU8Y" target= "_blank">YouTube</a></span></p> <p> </p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <p>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 completely free if you sign up at <a href="http://curiositystream.com/microbe" target= "_blank">curiositystream.com/microbe</a> and use the promo code MICROBE.</p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">This episode is also brought to you by Drobo, a family of safe, expandable, yet simple to use storage arrays. Drobos are designed to protect your important data forever. Visit <a href="http://www.drobo.com" target= "_blank">www.drobo.com</a> to learn more. Listeners can save $100 on a Drobo system at <a href="http://www.drobostore.com" target="_blank">drobostore.com</a> by using the discount code Microbe100.</span></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 406: Pow, right in the enteroids!
<p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.verticalfarm.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com" target= "_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The TWiV team discussed eye infections caused by Zika virus, failure of <em>Culex</em> mosquitoes to transmit the virus, and replication of norovirus in stem cell derived enteroids.</span></p> <p> </p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Florida DOH <a href= "http://www.floridahealth.gov/newsroom/2016/09/090716-zika-update.html" target="_blank">daily Zika update</a></li> <li>Congress fails <a href= "http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/07/us/politics/zika-senate-congress.html?_r=0" target="_blank">again on Zika</a> (NY Times)</li> <li><em>Culex pipiens</em> <a href= "http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/22/10/16-1082_article" target= "_blank">does not support Zika virus</a> replication (EID)</li> <li>Zika virus in the <a href= "http://www.cell.com/cell-reports/fulltext/S2211-1247(16)31175-5" target="_blank">eye</a> (Cell Rep)</li> <li>Norovirus replication in <a href= "http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27562956" target= "_blank">enteroids</a> (Science)</li> <li>Norovirus replication in B cells (<a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-312/" target="_blank">TWiV 312</a>)</li> <li>Baylor <a href= "https://www.bcm.edu/news/molecular-virology-and-microbiology/norovirus-infection-grown-in-intestinal-cells" target="_blank">press release</a></li> <li>Norovirus replication in B cells <a href= "http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27210811" target= "_blank">confirmed</a> (Antiviral Res)</li> <li><span style="color: #454545;"><a href= "http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-406-letters" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl= "https://www.google.com/url?hl=en&q=http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-404-letters&source=gmail&ust=1472515869854000&usg=AFQjCNGtSCV_7Rh7A5aqfnmE6bUVz__teA"> Letters read</a> on TWiV 406</span></li> </ul> <p>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 completely free if you sign up at <a href="http://curiositystream.com/microbe" target= "_blank">curiositystream.com/microbe</a> and use the promo code MICROBE.</p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">This episode is also brought to you by Drobo, a family of safe, expandable, yet simple to use storage arrays. Drobos are designed to protect your important data forever. Visit <a href="http://www.drobo.com" target= "_blank">www.drobo.com</a> to learn more. Listeners can save $100 on a Drobo system at <a href="http://www.drobostore.com" target="_blank">drobostore.com</a> by using the discount code Microbe100.</span></p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Alan</strong> - <a href= "http://www.infectiveperspective.com/" target="_blank">Infective Perspective</a><span style= "font-weight: 400;"><br /></span><strong>Dickson - </strong><a href="http://www.thelivingriver.org/" target= "_blank">The Living River<br /></a><strong>Rich - </strong><a href= "http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/07/arts/music/freddie-mercury-now-races-around-the-sun.html?mwrsm=Email&_r=0" target="_blank">Freddy Mercury around the Sun</a><strong><br /> Kathy</strong> -  <a href= "http://www.openculture.com/2016/02/watch-the-destruction-of-pompeii-by-mount-vesuvius-re-created-with-computer-animation-79-ad.html" target="_blank">A Day in Pompeii</a><a href= "http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target= "_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href= "https://www.wired.com/2016/09/spraying-mosquito-pesticide-plane-actually-pretty-effective/" target="_blank">Spraying Pesticides</a><a href= "http://physicsgirl.org/" target="_blank"><br /></a></p> <h3>Listener Picks</h3> <p><strong>Ricardo</strong> - <a href= "https://youtu.be/7bUVjJWA6Vw" target="_blank">Why the metric system matters</a><a href="http://www.theskepticsguide.org/" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Eric</strong> - <a href="http://www.davidbrin.com/givingplague.html" target="_blank"><em>The Giving Plague</em> by David Brin</a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 405: All the world's a phage
<p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.verticalfarm.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com" target= "_blank">Alan Dove</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The TWiXers discuss a study on vertical transmission of Zika virus by <em>Aedes</em> mosquitoes, and uncovering Earth's virome by mining existing metagenomic sequence data.</span></p> <p> </p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href= "https://health.ucsd.edu/news/releases/Pages/2016-08-31-nobel-laureate-roger-tsien-dies.aspx" target="_blank">Roger Tsien</a>, 64 (UC San Diego Health)</li> <li>CDC running out of <a href= "http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/31/health/us-funding-for-fighting-zika-virus-is-nearly-spent-cdc-says.html?_r=3" target="_blank">Zika money</a> (NYTimes)</li> <li>Zika virus in <a href= "http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/02/science/tests-confirm-mosquitoes-in-miami-beach-are-carrying-zika-virus.html" target="_blank">Miami mosquitoes</a> (NYTimes)</li> <li>No Zika virus in <a href= "http://www.nytimes.com/2016/09/03/health/zika-rio-olympics.html?&moduleDetail=section-news-1&action=click&contentCollection=Health&region=Footer&module=MoreInSection&version=WhatsNext&contentID=WhatsNext&pgtype=article" target="_blank">Rio Olympics</a> (NYTimes)</li> <li><a href= "http://www.ajtmh.org/content/early/2016/08/23/ajtmh.16-0448" target="_blank">Vertical transmission</a> of Zika virus in <em>Aedes aegypti</em> (AJTMH)</li> <li>Uncovering <a href= "http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v536/n7617/full/nature19094.html" target="_blank">Earth's virome</a> (Nature)</li> <li><span style="color: #454545;"><a href= "http://water.usgs.gov/edu/gallery/global-water-volume.html" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl= "https://www.google.com/url?hl=en&q=http://www.asm.org/index.php/press/147-publications/press/93549-principles-of-virology-fourth-edition&source=gmail&ust=1472515869854000&usg=AFQjCNE_7rRBKKkxWgfmkXy3SXkkFRa04w"> Image credit</a> (Global water volume)</span></li> <li><span style="color: #454545;"><a href= "http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-405-letters" target="_blank" data-saferedirecturl= "https://www.google.com/url?hl=en&q=http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-404-letters&source=gmail&ust=1472515869854000&usg=AFQjCNGtSCV_7Rh7A5aqfnmE6bUVz__teA"> Letters read</a> on TWiV 405</span></li> </ul> <p>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 <a href="http://curiositystream.com/microbe" target= "_blank">curiositystream.com/microbe</a> and use the promo code MICROBE. <span class="aBn" tabindex="0" data-term= "goog_670716244">0:25</span>, 58:55</p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">This episode is also brought to you by Drobo, a family of safe, expandable, yet simple to use storage arrays. Drobos are designed to protect your important data forever. Visit <a href="http://www.drobo.com" target= "_blank">www.drobo.com</a> to learn more. Listeners can save $100 on a Drobo system at <a href="http://www.drobostore.com" target="_blank">drobostore.com</a> by using the discount code Microbe100.</span></p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Alan</strong> - <a href= "http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/scivis/" target= "_blank">The Vizzies</a><span style= "font-weight: 400;"><br /></span><strong>Dickson - </strong><a href= "https://spinoff.nasa.gov/Spinoff2016/index.html" target= "_blank">NASA Spinoff</a><strong><br /> Kathy</strong> -  <a href="http://maps.me/en/home" target="_blank">Maps.me</a><a href= "http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target= "_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href= "http://amzn.to/2bKbUem" target="_blank"><em>Zika: The Emerging Epidemic </em>by Donald McNeil</a><a href= "http://physicsgirl.org/" target="_blank"><br /></a></p> <h3>Listener Picks</h3> <p><strong>Tarwin</strong> - <em>Darwin's Radio</em> by Greg Bear (<a href="http://amzn.to/2bWdQOa" target="_blank">paper</a> or <a href= "http://amzn.to/2bOdbUR" target="_blank">Kindle</a>)<a href= "http://www.theskepticsguide.org/" target= "_blank"><br /></a><strong>Bodham</strong> - <a href= "http://rstl.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/1/1-22.toc" target= "_blank">The start of scientific publishing, 1665</a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 404: Not found
<p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.verticalfarm.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com" target= "_blank">Alan Dove</a>, and <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">From the twiVivants, follow up on FluMist and Zoster vaccines, Zika virus update, and isolation of a multicomponent animal virus from mosquitoes.</span></p> <p> </p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>FluMist <a href= "http://www.fda.gov/BiologicsBloodVaccines/Vaccines/ApprovedProducts/ucm508761.htm" target="_blank">problem</a> (FDA)</li> <li>DA Henderson <a href= "http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/22/us/dr-donald-a-henderson-who-helped-end-smallpox-dies-at-87.html?ref=todayspaper&_r=0" target="_blank">obituary</a> (NY Times)</li> <li>DA Henderson, <a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-special-henderson/" target= "_blank">smallpox eradicator</a> (TWiV Special)</li> <li>Efficacy of <a href= "https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4976721/" target= "_blank">VZV vaccine</a> (Ther Adv Vaccines)</li> <li>Zika virus burden, <a href= "http://archpedi.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=2545827" target="_blank">Puerto Rico</a> (JAMA)</li> <li>Zika virus in <a href= "https://www.statnews.com/2016/08/19/florida-local-zika-cases-confirmed/" target="_blank">Miami Beach</a> (STAT)</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27552432" target= "_blank">Congenital brain anomalies</a> and Zika virus (Radiology)</li> <li>Congenital Zika syndrome with <a href= "http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27509902" target= "_blank">arthrogryposis</a> (BMJ)</li> <li><a href= "http://www.cell.com/cell-host-microbe/fulltext/S1931-3128(16)30310-9" target="_blank">Multicomponent</a> animal virus from mosquitoes (Cell Host Microbe)</li> <li><a href= "http://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2016/08/25/491261766/new-virus-breaks-the-rules-of-infection" target="_blank">Breaking rules</a> of infection (NPR)</li> <li><a href= "http://www.asm.org/index.php/press/147-publications/press/93549-principles-of-virology-fourth-edition" target="_blank">Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-404-letters" target= "_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 404</li> </ul> <p>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 <a href="http://curiositystream.com/microbe" target= "_blank">curiositystream.com/microbe</a> and use the promo code MICROBE.</p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">This episode is also brought to you by Drobo, a family of safe, expandable, yet simple to use storage arrays. Drobos are designed to protect your important data forever. Visit <a href="http://www.drobo.com" target= "_blank">www.drobo.com</a> to learn more. Listeners can save $100 on a Drobo system at <a href="http://www.drobostore.com" target="_blank">drobostore.com</a> by using the discount code Microbe100.</span></p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Alan</strong> - <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9AUeAvdEVJfyS9rd9pvp8g?app=desktop" target="_blank">Sally Le Page</a><span style= "font-weight: 400;"><br /></span><strong>Dickson - </strong><a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YRSlwhlTPUE" target= "_blank">Comfortably Numb by Jamie Dupuis</a><strong><br /> Rich</strong> -  <a href= "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Learned_helplessness" target= "_blank">Learned Helplessness</a><a href= "http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target= "_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href= "http://amzn.to/2bVjYHm" target="_blank"><em>Virus </em>by Marilyn Roossinck</a><a href="http://physicsgirl.org/" target= "_blank"><br /></a></p> <h3>Listener Picks</h3> <p><strong>OneTime</strong> - <a href= "https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=EO_6qmBHLbo" target="_blank">The Stranglers - Old Codger</a><a href= "http://www.theskepticsguide.org/" target= "_blank"><br /></a><strong>Steve</strong> - <a href= "http://www.i18nguy.com/chaos.html" target="_blank">A Poem About Pronunciation</a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV Special: DA Henderson, smallpox eradicator
<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Donald “D.A.” Henderson, a physician, educator, and epidemiologist who led the World Health Organization’s campaign to eradicate smallpox, died at 87 years of age on Aug. 19, 2016. Vincent</span><span style= "font-weight: 400;"> 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. </span></p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <p>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 <a href="http://curiositystream.com/microbe" target= "_blank">curiositystream.com/microbe</a> and use the promo code MICROBE.</p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">This episode is also brought to you by Drobo, a family of safe, expandable, yet simple to use storage arrays. Drobos are designed to protect your important data forever. Visit <a href="http://www.drobo.com" target= "_blank">www.drobo.com</a> to learn more. Listeners can save $100 on a Drobo system at <a href="http://www.drobostore.com" target="_blank">drobostore.com</a> by using the discount code Microbe100.</span></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 403: It's not easy being vaccine
<p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, and <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">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.</span></p> <p> </p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href= "https://valerieeliotsmith.com/2016/08/16/tribunal-orders-release-of-pace-trial-data-qmul-v-the-ic-and-matthees/" target="_blank">Tribunal orders release</a> of PACE trial data (Valerie Eliot Smith)</li> <li><a href= "http://www.virology.ws/2015/12/17/a-request-for-data-from-the-pace-trial/" target="_blank">Our request</a> for PACE trial data (virology blog)</li> <li><a href= "http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2016/08/17/490313999/opposition-in-florida-puts-tests-of-genetically-altered-mosquitoes-on-hold&source=gmail&ust=1471659650919000&usg=AFQjCNHdGFxUMeCOsI17_nT-GSclsOHH3g" target="_blank">GM mosquito release</a> on ballot (NPR)</li> <li>Florida Keys Mosquito Control District on TWiV <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-375/" target= "_blank">#111</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27155248" target= "_blank">Cold chain and virus free</a> plant based polio vaccine (Plant Biotechnol J)</li> <li>Disappointing <a href= "http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/canada-flu-shot-vaccine-skowronski-h1n1-1.3669427" target="_blank">flu vaccine effectiveness</a> (CBC)</li> <li>ACIP votes down use of <a href= "http://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2016/s0622-laiv-flu.html" target="_blank">LAIV</a> (CDC)</li> <li><a href="http://annals.org/article.aspx?articleid=2543271" target="_blank">LAIV as effective</a> as inactivated flu vaccine (Ann Int Med)</li> <li>Flumist <a href= "http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2016/08/15/490092448/study-says-flumist-vaccine-does-indeed-work-contradicting-cdc" target="_blank">does work</a> (NPR)</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26908728" target= "_blank">Declining effectiveness</a> of zoster vaccine (J Inf Dis)</li> <li>Efficacy of <a href= "http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25916341" target= "_blank">adjuvanted subunit zoster vaccine</a> (NEJM)</li> <li>Risk of zoster <a href= "http://jid.oxfordjournals.org/content/197/Supplement_2/S196.long" target="_blank">from vaccine</a> (J Inf Dis)</li> <li>Image credit: <a href= "http://viralzone.expasy.org/viralzone/all_by_species/6277.html" target="_blank">ViralZone</a></li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-403-letters" target= "_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 403</li> </ul> <p>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 <a href="http://curiositystream.com/microbe" target= "_blank">curiositystream.com/microbe</a> and use the promo code MICROBE.</p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">This episode is also brought to you by Drobo, a family of safe, expandable, yet simple to use storage arrays. Drobos are designed to protect your important data forever. Visit <a href="http://www.drobo.com" target= "_blank">www.drobo.com</a> to learn more. Listeners can save $100 on a Drobo system at <a href="http://www.drobostore.com" target="_blank">drobostore.com</a> by using the discount code Microbe100.</span></p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Alan</strong> - <a href= "https://vimeo.com/139407849" target="_blank">To Scale: The Solar System</a><span style= "font-weight: 400;"><br /></span><strong>Rich</strong> -  <a href= "http://www.upworthy.com/one-of-americas-most-famous-highways-is-about-to-become-an-awesome-science-experiment?c=ufb1" target="_blank">Route 66 Goes Solar</a><a href= "http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target= "_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href= "http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2016/08/22/the-race-for-a-zika-vaccine" target="_blank"><em>Race for a Zika Vaccine</em> by Siddhartha Mukherjee</a><a href="http://physicsgirl.org/" target= "_blank"><br /></a></p> <h3>Listener Picks</h3> <p><strong>Bohdan</strong> - <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RfdZTZQvuCo&feature=youtu.be" target="_blank">Penn and Teller on Vaccinations</a><a href= "http://www.theskepticsguide.org/" target= "_blank"><br /></a><strong>Bill</strong> - <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLB5E510200A2BC9A0" target= "_blank">Connections, Episode 1</a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 402: The plight of the bumblebee
<p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.verticalfarm.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com" target= "_blank">Alan Dove</a>, and <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Polio returns to Nigeria, Zika virus spreads in Miami, and virus infection of plants attracts bumblebees for pollination, from the virus gentlepeople at TWiV.</span></p> <p> </p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="http://www.promedmail.org/post/4399002" target= "_blank">Marian Horzinek</a>, 80 (ProMedMail)</li> <li>Polio in Nigeria (<a href= "http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2016/08/a-wild-polio-outbreak-in-nigeria/495512/" target="_blank">Atlantic</a>, <a href= "https://www.statnews.com/2016/08/11/polio-nigeria-return/?utm_content=bufferefea8&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer" target="_blank">Stat</a>, <a href= "http://www.promedmail.org/post/4410331" target= "_blank">ProMedMail</a>)</li> <li><a href= "http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/09/health/zika-virus-florida.html?_r=0" target="_blank">Zika virus</a> spreads in Miami (NYTimes)</li> <li>More Zika virus <a href= "http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27492477" target= "_blank">vaccines</a> (Science)</li> <li><a href= "http://www.app.com/story/opinion/columnists/2016/08/05/menendez-congress-must-go-back-work-fight-zika/88290308/" target="_blank">Back to work</a> on Zika, Congress ! (Asbury Park Press)</li> <li>Lack of funding will stymie <a href= "http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/health-officials-say-lack-of-zika-funding-will-stymie-vaccine-development/article/2599149" target="_blank">Zika vaccines</a> (Wash Examiner)</li> <li>FDA OK on <a href= "http://www.fda.gov/AnimalVeterinary/NewsEvents/CVMUpdates/ucm490246.htm" target="_blank">genetically modified mosquitoes</a> (FDA)</li> <li>CMV attracts aphid vectors (<a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-70-hacking-aphid-behavior/" target="_blank">TWiV #70</a>)</li> <li>CMV attracts <a href= "http://journals.plos.org/plospathogens/article?id=10.1371/journal.ppat.1005790" target="_blank">pollinating bumblebees</a> (PLoS Path)</li> <li>Earth dwarfed by <a href= "http://66.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m2m5qtMiAO1qbpwkro1_1280.jpg" target="_blank">solar flare</a> (jpg)</li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-402-letters" target= "_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 402</li> </ul> <p>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 <a href="http://curiositystream.com/microbe" target= "_blank">curiositystream.com/microbe</a> and use the promo code MICROBE.</p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">This episode is also brought to you by Drobo, a family of safe, expandable, yet simple to use storage arrays. Drobos are designed to protect your important data forever. Visit <a href="http://www.drobo.com" target= "_blank">www.drobo.com</a> to learn more. Listeners can save $100 on a Drobo system at <a href="http://www.drobostore.com" target="_blank">drobostore.com</a> by using the discount code Microbe100.</span></p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Alan</strong> - <a href= "http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/solar-storm-nearly-set-cold-war-ablaze-180960106/?no-ist" target="_blank">Solar storm that launched US space weather science</a><span style= "font-weight: 400;"><br /></span><strong>Rich</strong> -  <a href="http://misl.cs.washington.edu/" target="_blank">Data storage on DNA</a><br /> <strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href= "http://www.nasa.gov/topics/solarsystem/features/watchtheskies/index.html" target="_blank">Perseid meteor show live</a><a href= "http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target= "_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href= "http://amzn.to/2aSn6lM" target="_blank"><em>In the Company of Microbes</em></a> by Elio Schaechter<a href= "http://physicsgirl.org/" target="_blank"><br /></a></p> <h3>Listener Picks</h3> <p><strong>Neva</strong> - <a href= "http://amzn.to/2aTU4YQ" target="_blank"><em>I Contain Multitudes</em></a> by Ed Yong<a href= "http://www.theskepticsguide.org/" target= "_blank"><br /></a><strong>Amanda</strong> - <a href= "http://americangut.org/" target="_blank">American Gut</a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 401: Vector victorious
<p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.verticalfarm.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com" target= "_blank">Alan Dove</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">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.</span></p> <p> </p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Beverly Griffin, 86 (<a href= "https://www.theguardian.com/theguardian/2016/jul/12/beverly-griffin-obituary" target="_blank"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">1</span></a><span style= "font-weight: 400;">  </span><a href= "https://www.crick.ac.uk/news/news-archive/2016/06/14/beverly-griffin/" target="_blank"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">2</span></a><span style= "font-weight: 400;">  </span><span style= "font-weight: 400;"><a href= "http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/newsandeventspggrp/imperialcollege/medicine/newssummary/news_30-6-2016-18-31-20" target="_blank">3</a>)</span></li> <li>Zika virus <a href= "http://www.cdc.gov/zika/geo/united-states.html" target="_blank">in the US</a> (CDC)</li> <li>Zika virus <a href= "http://www.cdc.gov/zika/intheus/florida-update.html" target= "_blank">spreading in Miami</a> (CDC)</li> <li>Zika virus in <a href= "http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/30/health/zika-florida-what-we-know-and-dont-know.html?_r=0" target="_blank">Florida</a> (NY Times)</li> <li>NIH begins phase I trial of <a href= "http://www.niaid.nih.gov/news/QA/Pages/Zika-DNA-Vaccine-QA.aspx" target="_blank">Zika virus DNA vaccine</a> (NIAID)</li> <li>Mosquito salive enhances West Nile <a href= "http://jvi.asm.org/content/85/4/1517.full.pdf" target= "_blank">replication in mice</a> (J Virol)</li> <li>Mosquito bites <a href= "http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1074761316302059" target="_blank">enhance virus infection</a> (Immunity)</li> <li>Photo of <em>A. aegyptii</em> and mouse ears from Marieke Pingen</li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-401-letters" target= "_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 401</li> </ul> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">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 <a href= "http://curiositystream.com/microbe" target= "_blank">curiositystream.com/microbe</a> and use the promo code MICROBE.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">This episode is also brought to you by Drobo, a family of safe, expandable, yet simple to use storage arrays. Drobos are designed to protect your important data forever. Visit <a href="http://www.drobo.com" target= "_blank">www.drobo.com</a> to learn more. Listeners can save $100 on a Drobo system at <a href="http://www.drobostore.com" target="_blank">drobostore.com</a> by using the discount code Microbe100.</span></p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Alan</strong> - <a href= "http://www.thedoubleclicks.com" target="_blank">The Doubleclicks</a><span style= "font-weight: 400;"><br /></span><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href="http://www.who.int/risk-communication/zika-virus/app/en/" target="_blank">WHO ZIKV app</a> and <a href= "http://www.giantmicrobes.com/us/products/zika.html" target= "_blank">ZIKV Giant Microbe</a><br /> <strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href= "https://www.yahoo.com/news/art-nature-makes-rosamond-purcell-000000902.html" target="_blank"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Photographer Rosamond Purcell</span></a><a href= "http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target= "_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href= "http://www.pbs.org/spillover-zika-ebola-beyond/home/" target= "_blank"><em>Spillover: Zika, Ebola, and Beyond</em></a><a href= "http://physicsgirl.org/" target="_blank"><br /></a></p> <h3>Listener Picks</h3> <p><strong>Ricardo</strong> - <a href= "https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/may/18/portugal-runs-for-four-days-straight-on-renewable-energy-alone" target="_blank">Portugal Four Days on Renewable Energy</a><a href= "http://www.theskepticsguide.org/" target= "_blank"><br /></a><strong>Fatma</strong> - <a href= "http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26677965" target= "_blank">DeNovo: Predicting virus-host protein interactions<br /></a><strong>S</strong><strong>tephen</strong> - <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rD8SmacBUcU" target="_blank">How mosquitoes use six needles to suck your blood</a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 400: Harold '400' Varmus, a scientist for all seasons
<p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.verticalfarm.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com" target= "_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Guest: <a href="http://www.varmuslab.org/" target= "_blank">Harold Varmus</a></p> <p>The TWiV team is together in New York City for a conversation with Nobel Laureate Harold Varmus about his remarkable career in science.</p> <p> </p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="http://www.varmuslab.org/" target="_blank">Varmus Laboratory</a></li> <li>Varmus and Kandel on <a href= "http://asp.cumc.columbia.edu/psych/articles/Article_Display.asp?ID=2" target="_blank">Charlie Rose</a> (transcript)</li> <li><a href="http://rescuingbiomedicalresearch.org" target= "_blank">Rescuing biomedical research</a></li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-399-letters" target= "_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 400</li> <li>Video of this episode at <a href="https://youtu.be/2r3dNZSLweU" target="_blank">YouTube</a></li> </ul> <p>This episode is sponsored by CuriosityStream. Get two months free when you sign up at <a href= "https://curiositystream.com/microbe" target= "_blank">curiositystream.com/microbe</a> and use the promo code MICROBE.</p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">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 </span><a href= "http://www.plospathogens.org"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">www.plospathogens.org</span></a></p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Alan</strong> - <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CFrP6QfbC2g" target= "_blank"><span style="font-weight: 400;">A year on Earth</span></a><span style= "font-weight: 400;"><br /></span><strong>Rich</strong> - <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/west-nile-virus/" target="_blank"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TWiV #1: West Nile Virus</span></a><br /> <strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href= "http://www.435mag.com/March-2015/Chasing-Storms-Chasing-Beauty/" target="_blank"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Chasing storms, chasing beauty<br /></span></a><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href= "http://bioartography.myshopify.com" target= "_blank">Bioartography</a> and <a href= "http://www.faseb.org/Resources-for-the-Public/Scientific-Contests/BioArt/About-BioArt.aspx" target="_blank">FASEB image and video competition</a><a href= "http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target= "_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><em>The Art and Politics of Science</em> by Harold Varmus (<a href= "http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24696889" target="_blank">free download</a>)<a href="http://physicsgirl.org/" target= "_blank"><br /></a></p> <h3>Listener Picks</h3> <p><strong>Trudy</strong> - <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Rnq1NpHdmw" target= "_blank">Scientific Studies</a> on Last Week Tonight with John Oliver</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 399: Zika la femme
<p><img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-7531" src= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/IMG_3202.jpg" alt="IMG_3202.jpg" width="1" height="1" />Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://www.verticalfarm.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com" target= "_blank">Alan Dove</a>, and <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">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.</span></p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="http://www.cdc.gov/zika/geo/united-states.html" target="_blank">Zika virus disease</a> in the US (CDC)</li> <li><a href= "http://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2016/s0715-zika-female-to-male.html" target="_blank">Female to male</a> Zika virus transmission (CDC)</li> <li>Zika virus in female <a href= "http://www.thelancet.com/journals/laninf/article/PIIS1473-3099(16)30193-1/fulltext" target="_blank">genital tract</a> (Lancet)</li> <li>Zika virus transmission in Utah (<a href= "http://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2016/s0718-zika-utah-investigation.html" target="_blank">CDC</a> and <a href= "http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/19/health/utah-zika-case.html" target="_blank">NYTimes</a>)</li> <li><a href="http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/65/wr/mm6528e1.htm" target="_blank">Olympic</a> Zika virus risk (CDC)</li> <li><a href= "http://www.wsj.com/articles/sanofi-teams-up-with-u-s-army-on-zika-vaccine-1467781202" target="_blank">15 companies</a> on Zika virus vaccines (WSJ)</li> <li>Zika virus <a href= "http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaap/ncurrent/full/nature18952.html" target="_blank">DNA vaccine</a> in mice (Nature)</li> <li>Zika virus disease in <a href= "http://www.nejm.org/doi/pdf/10.1056/NEJMoa1604037" target= "_blank">Colombia</a> (NEJM)</li> <li>Dengue virus antibody dependent <a href= "http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27354515" target= "_blank">enhancement</a> of Zika virus (PNAS)</li> <li><a href= "http://science.sciencemag.org/content/early/2016/07/13/science.aaf8505" target="_blank">Zika virus antibodies</a> enhance dengue virus disease (Science)</li> <li>Zika virus in <a href= "http://biorxiv.org/content/early/2016/06/15/058883.1" target= "_blank">human placenta and developing brain</a> (bioRxiv)</li> <li>Zika virus targets different <a href= "http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1931312816303006" target="_blank">human placenta cells</a> (Cell Host Microbe)</li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-399-letters" target= "_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 399</li> </ul> <p>This episode is sponsored by CuriosityStream. Get two months free when you sign up at <a href= "https://curiositystream.com/microbe" target= "_blank">curiositystream.com/microbe</a> and use the promo code MICROBE.</p> <p>Become a <a href="http://microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV.</p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Alan</strong> - <a href= "http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/ind2016_su.html" target= "_blank"><span style="font-weight: 400;">CDC postmortem on Ebolavirus outbreak</span></a><span style= "font-weight: 400;"><br /></span><strong>Rich</strong> - <span style="font-weight: 400;">Refutations to anti-vaccine memes (<a href= "https://twitter.com/RtAVM?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor" target="_blank">Twitter</a>, <a href= "https://www.facebook.com/RtAVM/info/?entry_point=page_nav_about_item&tab=page_info" target="_blank">Facebook</a>)</span><br /> <strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href= "http://metrocosm.com/history-of-cities/" target= "_blank"><span style="font-weight: 400;">History of urbanization</span></a><a href= "http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target= "_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href= "http://digital-photography-school.com/how-to-cut-out-the-subject-from-the-background-in-photoshop/" target="_blank">How to cut subject from background in Photoshop</a><a href="http://physicsgirl.org/" target= "_blank"><br /></a></p> <h3>Listener Picks</h3> <p><strong>Marion</strong> - <a href= "http://www.theskepticsguide.org/" target="_blank">Skeptics Guide to the Universe podcast<br /></a><strong>Jennie</strong> - <a href= "http://youtu.be/YHa2IM-mGYo" target="_blank">Leatherback turtles in Costa Rica</a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 398: Permission to be intuitive
<p>Host: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a></p> <p>Guest: <a href= "http://facultydirectory.uchc.edu/profile?profileId=weller-sandra" target="_blank">Sandy Weller</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">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.</span></p> <p> </p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Cell killing by <a href= "http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/6245246" target="_blank">avian leukosis virus</a> (Sandy's first paper, J Virol)</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9811750" target= "_blank">ND10 protein</a> and herpes simplex virus replication (J Virol)</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25002096" target= "_blank">Recombination</a> promoted by DNA viruses (Ann Rev Micro)</li> <li>HSV-1 and <a href= "http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26213561" target="_blank">DNA damage response</a> (Fut Virol)</li> <li>Video of this episode at <a href="https://youtu.be/0AXCzgae0Ac" target="_blank">YouTube</a></li> </ul> <p>This episode is sponsored by CuriosityStream. Get two months free when you sign up at <a href= "https://curiositystream.com/microbe" target= "_blank">curiositystream.com/microbe</a> and use the promo code MICROBE.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 397: Trial by Error
<p>Host: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a></p> <p>Guest: <a href="http://www.twitter.com/davidtuller1" target="_blank">David Tuller</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">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.</span></p> <p> </p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Science and journalism (<a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-119-science-and-journalism-with-david-tuller/" target="_blank">TWiV 111</a>)</li> <li><a href= "http://www.virology.ws/2011/11/23/chronic-fatigue-syndrome-and-the-cdc-a-long-tangled-tale/" target="_blank">Chronic fatigue syndrome</a> and the CDC (virology blog)</li> <li><a href= "http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(11)60096-2/abstract" target="_blank">PACE</a> trial (Lancet)</li> <li>Trial by error part <a href= "http://www.virology.ws/2015/10/21/trial-by-error-i/" target= "_blank">one</a>, <a href= "http://www.virology.ws/2015/10/22/trial-by-error-ii/" target= "_blank">two</a>, <a href= "http://www.virology.ws/2015/10/23/trial-by-error-iii/" target= "_blank">three</a> (virology blog)</li> <li>PACE <a href= "http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article/authors?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0040808" target="_blank">economics analysis</a> (PLoS One)</li> <li><a href="http://www.virology.ws/mecfs/" target="_blank">All articles by David Tuller</a> at virology blog</li> <li><a href="https://valerieeliotsmith.com" target="_blank">Valerie Eliot Smith's blog</a></li> <li><a href= "https://valerieeliotsmith.com/2014/07/01/karina-hansen1-prisoner-of-denmark/" target="_blank">Karina Hansen</a>, prisioner of Denmark</li> </ul> <p>This episode is sponsored by CuriosityStream. Get two months free when you sign up at <a href= "https://curiositystream.com/microbe" target= "_blank">curiositystream.com/microbe</a> and use the promo code MICROBE.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 396: Influenza viruses with Peter Palese
<p>Host: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a></p> <p>Guest: <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Palese" target="_blank">Peter Palese</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Vincent speaks with Peter Palese about his illustrious career in virology, from early work on neuraminidases to universal influenza virus vaccines.</span></p> <p> </p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Palese <a href= "http://labs.icahn.mssm.edu/paleselab/?doing_wp_cron=1462813871.1153960227966308593750" target="_blank">Laboratory</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/5706143" target= "_blank">Pig kidney</a> neuraminidase (Hoppe Seylers Z Physiol Chem)</li> <li>DNAse in <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/4625022" target="_blank">cytoplasmic DNA virus</a> (Virology)</li> <li>Inhibitor of influenza virus <a href= "http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/4364826" target= "_blank">neuraminidase</a> (Virology)</li> <li>Influenza <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/4472498" target="_blank">neuraminidase defective</a> mutants (Virology)</li> <li>Swine influenza virus of 1976 <a href= "http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/972705" target="_blank">RNA pattern</a> (Nature)</li> <li>1977 influenza H1N1 <a href= "http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/672956" target="_blank">similar to 1950s strains</a> (Nature)</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22308474" target= "_blank">H5N1 influenza</a>: Facts, not fear (PNAS)</li> <li>Influenza <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26719251" target="_blank">HA stalk immunity</a> in ferrets (J Virol)</li> </ul> <p>This episode is sponsored by CuriosityStream. Get two months free when you sign up at <a href= "https://curiositystream.com/microbe" target= "_blank">curiositystream.com/microbe</a> and use the promo code MICROBE.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 395: The cancer thief
<p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello,</a> <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Guest: <a href= "http://www.mayo.edu/research/faculty/russell-stephen-j-m-d-ph-d/bio-00027628" target="_blank">Stephen J. Russell</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">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.</span></p> <p> </p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Hokies go viral (<a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-285-hokies-go-viral/" target= "_blank">TWiV 285</a>)</li> <li>MV NIS de Myelo (<a href="http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-298/" target="_blank">TWiV 298</a>)</li> <li>Remission of disseminated myeloma after <a href= "http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24835528" target="_blank">MV treatment</a> (Mayo Clin Proc)</li> <li>miRNA <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26865716" target="_blank">detargeting</a> (J Virol)</li> <li>Video of this episode at <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xgv3wLZYpFQ" target= "_blank">YouTube</a></li> </ul> <p>This episode is sponsored by CuriosityStream. Get two months free when you sign up at <a href= "https://curiositystream.com/microbe" target= "_blank">curiositystream.com/microbe</a> and use the promo code MICROBE.</p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Kathy -</strong> <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BWNAMq3eRRU" target="_blank">Can you explain your science in 30 seconds?</a> and <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZL4yYHdDSWs" target="_blank">How Far Can We Go?</a><strong><br /></strong><strong>Rich</strong> - <a href="http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?feature=6537" target="_blank"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Small asteroid Earth's companion</span></a><a href= "http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target= "_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href= "http://amzn.to/28N8jwn" target="_blank"><em>The Gene</em></a> by Siddhartha Mukherjee<a href="http://physicsgirl.org/" target= "_blank"><br /></a></p> <h3>Listener Picks</h3> <p><strong>Dylan</strong> - <a href= "http://www.tested.com/tech/photography/569615-microsculpture-levon-biss-insect-photographs/" target="_blank">Microsculpture by Levon Biss</a> (<a href= "http://microsculpture.net/microsculpture.html" target= "_blank">website</a>)</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 394: Cards in a hand
<p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello </a>and <a href= "http://turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a></p> <p>Guest: <a href="http://www.scripps.edu/ollmann-saphire/" target="_blank">Erica Ollmann Saphire</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">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.</span></p> <p> </p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Structure of antibodies <a href= "http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25404321" target="_blank">bound to Ebola virus glycoprotein</a> (PNAS)</li> <li>Structure of <a href= "http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25723165" target= "_blank">cross-reactive filovirus antibody</a> (Cell)</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23953110" target= "_blank">Multiple functions</a> of Ebola virus VP40 protein (Cell)</li> <li>View video of this episode on <a href= "https://youtu.be/3Prquzd8ERE" target="_blank">YouTube</a></li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-394-letters" target= "_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 394</li> </ul> <p>This episode is sponsored by CuriosityStream. Get two months free when you sign up at <a href= "https://curiositystream.com/microbe" target= "_blank">curiositystream.com/microbe</a> and use the promo code MICROBE.</p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Alan</strong> - <a href= "http://biographic.com/posts/sto/lens-of-time-slime-lapse" target= "_blank"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Slime Lapse</span></a><a href= "http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target= "_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href= "https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLGhmZX2NKiNliOL0-CY9_-CG6sXoJHmTG" target="_blank">Virus Watch</a><a href="http://physicsgirl.org/" target="_blank"><br /></a></p> <h3>Listener Picks</h3> <p><strong>Patricia</strong> - <a href="http://necss.org" target="_blank">NECSS</a>, <a href= "http://www.peoplebehindthescience.com" target="_blank">People Behind the Science</a>, <a href= "http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b015sqc7" target="_blank">The Life Scientific</a><br /> <strong>Peter</strong> - <a href= "http://www.ebay.com/itm/152110939268?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&fromMakeTrack=true#viTabs_0" target="_blank">Iron Lung on eBay</a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 393: Lovers and livers
<p><img class="alignleft wp-image-7492 size-medium" src= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/The_first_race_copy-1-300x300.jpg" alt="The first race" width="300" height= "300" />Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">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.</span></p> <p> </p> <p>Become a <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/contribute" target= "_blank">patron</a> of TWiV!</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Late <a href= "http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(16)30775-9/abstract" target="_blank">sexual transmission</a> of Zika virus (Lancet)</li> <li>Zika virus <a href= "http://www.cdc.gov/zika/geo/united-states.html" target= "_blank">disease in US</a> (CDC)</li> <li>Zika virus <a href="http://abcn.ws/1ZCfK9u" target="_blank">lab accident</a> (ABC News)</li> <li>Mosquito <a href= "http://www.virology.ws/2016/06/09/zika-virus-and-mosquito-eradication/" target="_blank">eradication</a> (virology blog)</li> <li>Florida <a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-111-live-at-florida-gulf-coast-university/" target="_blank">mosquito control</a> (TWiV 111)</li> <li>How <a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-178-t-sharp-on-how-tequila-mosquito/" target="_blank">tequila mosquito</a> (TWiV 178)</li> <li>SEC14L2 allows HCV <a href= "http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26266980" target= "_blank">replication in cell culture</a> (Nature)</li> <li>Lipid <a href= "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lipid_peroxidation" target= "_blank">peroxidation</a> (Wikipedia)</li> <li>HCV replicase regulated by <a href= "http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25064127" target="_blank">lipid peroxidation</a> (Nat Med)</li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-393-letters" target= "_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 393</li> </ul> <p>This episode is sponsored by CuriosityStream. Get two months free when you sign up at <a href= "https://curiositystream.com/microbe" target= "_blank">curiositystream.com/microbe</a> and use the promo code MICROBE.</p> <p>Also brought to you by <a href="http://ASV2016.cpe.vt.edu" target="_blank">ASV 2016</a></p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Alan</strong> - <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Emi3gsMeDSU" target= "_blank"><span style="font-weight: 400;">All About That Space</span></a><span style= "font-weight: 400;"><br /></span><strong>Rich</strong> - <span style="font-weight: 400;"><em>The Expanse</em> by James S.A. Corey (<a href="http://www.syfy.com/theexpanse" target= "_blank">SyFy</a>)</span><br /> <strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href= "https://dynamicecology.wordpress.com/2016/02/24/the-5-pivotal-paragraphs-in-a-paper/#more-17052" target="_blank"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Five Pivotal Paragraphs in a Paper</span></a><a href= "http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target= "_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href= "http://www.microbeworld.org/backend-submitted-news/2132-announcing-asm-s-agar-art-2016-winners" target="_blank">Agar Art Contest Winners</a><a href= "http://physicsgirl.org/" target="_blank"><br /></a></p> <h3>Listener Picks</h3> <p><strong>Ted</strong> - <a href= "https://ceb.nlm.nih.gov/proj/ttp/nirenberg/nirenberg-chart11.html" target="_blank">Marshall Niremberg charts</a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 392: Zika virus!
<p>Host: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a></p> <p>Guests: <a href= "http://id.wustl.edu/our-people/faculty.html?layout=edit&id=55" target="_blank">Michael Diamond</a>, <a href= "https://microbiology.uchicago.edu/page/michaela-gack-phd" target= "_blank">Michaela Gack</a>, <a href= "http://www.wadsworth.org/senior-staff/laura-kramer" target= "_blank">Laura Kramer</a>, and <a href= "http://www.rockefeller.edu/research/faculty/labheads/CharlesRice/#content" target="_blank">Charles Rice</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">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.</span></p> <p>[powerpress url="http://traffic.libsyn.com/twiv/TWiV392.mp3"]</p> <p>Click arrow to play<br /> Download <a href="http://traffic.libsyn.com/twiv/TWiV392.mp3" target="_blank">TWiV 392</a> (62 MB .mp3, 85 min)<br /> Subscribe (free): <a href= "http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=300973784" target="_blank">iTunes</a>, <a href= "http://twiv.microbeworld.libsynpro.com/twiv" target= "_blank">RSS</a>, <a href="http://eepurl.com/Gcw59" target= "_blank">email</a>, <a href= "https://goo.gl/app/playmusic?ibi=com.google.PlayMusic&isi=691797987&ius=googleplaymusic&link=https://play.google.com/music/m/Ircnjhmefwlaio6mkygfgw7tkre?t%3DThis_Week_in_Virology_-_MP3_Edition" target="_blank">Google Play Music</a></p> <p>Video of this episode at <a href="https://youtu.be/PvOD0f0WaFk" target="_blank">YouTube</a></p> <p>This episode is sponsored by CuriosityStream. Get two months free when you sign up at <a href= "https://curiositystream.com/microbe" target= "_blank">curiositystream.com/microbe</a> and use the promo code MICROBE.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 391: Whiter reefs, fresh breath
<p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href= "http://turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, and <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a></p> <p>Guests: <a href= "http://pathology.ucsd.edu/faculty/pride.htm" target="_blank">David Pride</a> and <a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-388-letters/" target= "_blank">Forest Rohwer</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">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.</span></p> <p> </p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href= "http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v531/n7595/full/nature17193.html" target="_blank">Lytic to temperate switching</a> of viral communities (Nature)</li> <li>Viromes in <a href= "http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0109952" target="_blank">ancestral holobiont Hydra</a> (PLoS One)</li> <li>Phage in <a href= "http://www.journaloforalmicrobiology.net/index.php/jom/article/view/27423" target="_blank">human oral cavity</a> (J Oral Micro)</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24646696" target= "_blank">Human oral viruses</a> are personal, consistent, gender specific (ISME)</li> <li>Video of this episode at <a href="https://youtu.be/7_BVFZuJ5ek" target="_blank">YouTube</a></li> </ul> <p>This episode is sponsored by CuriosityStream. Get two months free when you sign up at <a href= "https://curiositystream.com/microbe" target= "_blank">curiositystream.com/microbe</a> and use the promo code MICROBE.</p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Alan</strong> - <a href= "http://vaxpackhero.com" target="_blank">Vax Pack Hero</a><span style= "font-weight: 400;"><br /></span><strong>Rich</strong> - <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BTqu9iMiPIU&sns=em" target="_blank"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Helicopter autorotation</span></a><br /> <strong>Vincent - </strong><a href= "http://astore.amazon.com/virologyws-20/detail/0990494306" target= "_blank">Live in Our Phage World by Forest Rohwer, Merry Youle, Heather Maughan, Nao Hisakawa</a><a href= "http://physicsgirl.org/" target="_blank"><br /></a></p> <h3>Listener Picks</h3> <p><strong>Matt</strong> - <a href= "http://www.experiment.com" target="_blank">Experiment.com</a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 390: Building a better mosquito trap
<p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://verticalfarm.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href= "http://turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href= "http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href= "https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target= "_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Guests: <a href= "http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/people/ejackson/" target= "_blank">Ethan Jackson</a> and <a href= "http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/um/people/carlson/index.html" target="_blank">Jonathan Carlson</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">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.</span></p> <p> </p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href= "http://research.microsoft.com/en-us/um/redmond/projects/projectpremonition/default.aspx" target="_blank">Project Premonition</a></li> <li>Premonition <a href= "http://research.microsoft.com/apps/video/?id=246906" target= "_blank">feasibility study</a> in Grenada</li> <li>Zika virus causes <a href= "http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1934590916300844" target="_blank">microcephaly in mice</a> (Cell Stem Cell)</li> <li>Brazilian Zika virus causes <a href= "http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vnfv/ncurrent/full/nature18296.html" target="_blank">defects in experimental models</a> (Nature)</li> <li>Zika virus causes <a href= "http://www.cell.com/cell/abstract/S0092-8674(16)30556-6?_returnURL=http%3A%2F%2Flinkinghub.elsevier.com%2Fretrieve%2Fpii%2FS0092867416305566%3Fshowall%3Dtrue" target="_blank">placental damage and fetal demise</a> in mice (Cell)</li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-390-letters" target= "_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 390</li> </ul> <p>This episode is sponsored by CuriosityStream. Get two months free when you sign up at <a href= "https://curiositystream.com/microbe" target= "_blank">curiositystream.com/microbe</a> and use the promo code MICROBE.</p> <p>Also brought to you by <a href="http://ASV2016.cpe.vt.edu" target="_blank">ASV 2016</a></p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Dickson -</strong> <a href= "http://energytransition.de/2016/05/germany-nearly-reached-100-percent-renewable-power-on-sunday/" target="_blank">Germany nearly reached 100% renewable power</a><strong><br /> Alan</strong> - <a href= "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2xv5AL4andg&feature=youtu.be"><span style="font-weight: 400;"> Vertical City</span></a> <span style= "font-weight: 400;">documentary and</span> <a href= "http://www.luminocitygame.com/"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">Lumino City</span></a> <span style= "font-weight: 400;">game<br /></span><strong>Rich</strong> - <a href= "http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/17/opinion/errol-morris-demon-in-the-freezer.html?emc=eta1&_r=0"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Errol Morris: ‘Demon in the Freezer’</span></a><br /> <strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href= "http://youtu.be/i6rVHr6OwjI"><span style= "font-weight: 400;">Entropic Time</span></a> <span style= "font-weight: 400;">YouTube by A Capella Science (watch “the making of”)</span><a href= "http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target= "_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href= "https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10155021120285200.1073741837.62453295199&type=3" target="_blank">Agar Art contest finalists</a><a href= "http://physicsgirl.org/" target="_blank"><br /></a></p> <h3>Listener Picks</h3> <p><strong>Jennie</strong> - <a href= "http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-390-letters" target="_blank">SciFi reading</a> (scroll down)</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 389: Alphabet hepatitis with Stan Lemon
<p>Host: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a></p> <p>Guest: <a href= "https://www.med.unc.edu/infdis/about/faculty/stan-lemon-md" target="_blank">Stan Lemon</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">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.</span></p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Live in Edmonton, Eh? (<a href= "http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-235-live-in-edmonton-eh/" target= "_blank">TWiV 235</a>)</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/196210" target= "_blank">Replication of EBV</a> in epithelial cells (Nature)</li> <li><a href= "http://globalhealth.unc.edu/2011/02/stan-lemon-spotlight/" target= "_blank">Returning to Carolina</a> after 14 years</li> <li>Evolutionary origins of hepatitis A virus (TWiV 265)</li> <li><em>cre</em> in <a href= "http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9848654" target= "_blank">rhinovirus genome</a> (RNA)</li> <li>Naked viruses that <a href= "http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26958733" target= "_blank">aren't always naked</a> (Ann Rev Virol)</li> <li>miR-122 and <a href= "http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25662750" target= "_blank">hepatitis C virus RNA</a> (Cell Host Micr)</li> </ul> <p>This episode is sponsored by CuriosityStream. Get two months free when you sign up at <a href= "https://curiositystream.com/microbe" target= "_blank">curiositystream.com/microbe</a> and use the promo code MICROBE.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 388: What could possibly go wrong?
<p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://verticalfarm.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href= "http://turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, and <a href="https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Preprint servers, the structure of an antibody bound to Zika virus, blocking Zika virus replication in mosquitoes with <em>Wolbachia</em>, and killing carp in Australia with a herpesvirus are topics of this episode hosted by Vincent, Dickson, Alan, and Kathy.</span></p> <p>Links for this episode</p> <ul> <li><a href="http://biorxiv.org/" target="_blank">biorXiv</a> preprint server</li> <li><a href= "http://astore.amazon.com/virologyws-20/detail/0231153074" target= "_blank">Please review</a> <em>Vaccines and Your Child</em></li> <li><a href= "http://www.cell.com/cell-host-microbe/fulltext/S1931-3128(16)30149-4" target="_blank">Structure of antibody</a> bound to Zika virus E protein (Cell Host Microbe)</li> <li><em>Wolbachia</em> <a href= "http://www.cell.com/cell-host-microbe/fulltext/S1931-3128(16)30157-3" target="_blank">blocks Zika virus</a> in mosquitoes (Cell Host Microbe)</li> <li><a href= "http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/05/science/zika-virus-moquitoes-microbe.html?_r=0" target="_blank">Zimmer</a> on <em>Wolbachia</em> and Zika virus (NY Times)</li> <li>Fauci on <a href= "http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2016/05/zika-vaccine-efficacy-trials-could-start-2017" target="_blank">Zika virus vaccine</a> (Science)</li> <li><a href= "http://theconversation.com/carpageddon-what-you-need-to-know-about-the-release-of-carp-herpes-in-australia-58787" target="_blank">Carpageddon</a> (The Conversation)</li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-388-letters" target= "_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 388</li> </ul> <p>This episode is sponsored by CuriosityStream. Get two months free when you sign up at <a href= "https://curiositystream.com/microbe" target= "_blank">curiositystream.com/microbe</a> and use the promo code MICROBE.</p> <p>Also brought to you by <a href="http://ASV2016.cpe.vt.edu" target="_blank">ASV 2016</a></p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Dickson -</strong> <a href="http://www.earthenv.org/" target="_blank">EarthEnv</a><strong><br /> Alan</strong> - <a href= "http://mbio.asm.org/content/7/2/e00422-16?related-urls=yes&legid=mbio;7/2/e00422-16" target="_blank">Research funding by lottery</a><br /> <strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href= "http://www.nytimes.com/2016/05/03/science/eugenia-cheng-math-how-to-bake-pi.html" target="_blank">Eugenia Cheng Math and Baking</a><a href= "http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target= "_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href= "https://www.asm.org/index.php/zika-diaries" target="_blank">Zika Diaries</a><a href="http://physicsgirl.org/" target= "_blank"><br /></a></p> <h3>Listener Picks</h3> <p><strong>Stephen</strong> - <a href= "https://boingboing.net/2016/04/13/animated-3d-printable-virus-t.html" target="_blank">Virus trading cards</a><br /> <strong>William</strong> - <a href= "http://qz.com/662037/a-molecular-biologists-delightful-trading-cards-of-deadly-viruses/" target="_blank">Virus trading cards</a><br /> <strong>Norma+Maurice</strong> - <a href= "http://tabletopwhale.com/" target="_blank">Virus trading cards</a><br /> <strong>Tom</strong> - <a href= "http://tabletopwhale.com/2016/04/11/virus-trading-cards.html" target="_blank">Virus trading cards</a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 387: Quaxxed
<p>Hosts: <a href= "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target= "_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://verticalfarm.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href= "http://turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, and <a href="https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Guest: <a href="https://twitter.com/PHUpodcast" target= "_blank">Nina Martin</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nina Martin joins the TWiV team to talk about the movie Vaxxed, her bout with dengue fever, and the latest research on Zika virus.</span></p> <p> </p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="http://www.publichealthunited.org/" target= "_blank">Public Health United</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hlq7RUWbssg" target= "_blank">Fifty Shades of Science</a> (TEDx)</li> <li>Parents convicted in <a href= "https://www.google.com/url?hl=en&q=https://www.sciencebasedmedicine.org/parents-convicted-in-death-of-toddler/&source=gmail&ust=1461887089648000&usg=AFQjCNEwoPtOuBpHyqxW1EWUFEPwDABNEg" target="_blank">death of toddler</a> (Science Based Medicine)</li> <li>CDC: Zika virus <a href= "http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMsr1604338?query=featured_zika" target="_blank">causes microcephaly</a> (NEJM)</li> <li>Dengue virus antibodies enhance Zika virus infection (biorXiv)</li> <li>Zika virus in Brazilian <a href= "http://biorxiv.org/content/early/2016/04/20/049395" target= "_blank">nonhuman primates</a> (biorXiv)</li> <li>Zika virus <a href= "http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140673616302537" target="_blank">IgM in CSF</a> of microcephalic babies (Lancet)</li> <li><a href= "http://www.cell.com/cell/fulltext/S0092-8674(16)30467-6" target= "_blank">Brain organoids</a> for modeling Zika virus infection (Cell)</li> <li><a href="http://microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-387-letters">Letters read</a> on TWiV 387</li> </ul> <p>This episode is sponsored by CuriosityStream. Get two months free when you sign up at <a href= "https://curiositystream.com/microbe" target= "_blank">curiositystream.com/microbe</a> and use the promo code MICROBE.</p> <p>Also brought to you by <a href="http://ASV2016.cpe.vt.edu" target="_blank">ASV 2016</a></p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Nina -</strong> <a href= "http://astore.amazon.com/virologyws-20/detail/0231153074" target= "_blank"><em>Vaccines and Your Child</em></a> by Paul Offit and Charlotte Moser<strong><br /></strong><strong>Dickson -</strong> <a href="https://youtu.be/TG-nwQBBfmc" target="_blank">The animals of Chernobyl</a><strong><br /> Alan</strong> - <a href="https://youtu.be/S6WARqVdWrE" target="_blank">Five rules of lab safety</a><br /> <strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href= "http://www.bbc.com/news/in-pictures-35744907" target="_blank">20 best science images of the year?</a><a href= "http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target= "_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href= "http://arstechnica.com/science/2016/04/massive-undersea-crab-swarm-caught-on-video-for-the-first-time/" target="_blank">Massive undersea crab swarm</a><a href= "http://physicsgirl.org/" target="_blank"><br /></a></p> <h3>Listener Picks</h3> <p><strong>JP</strong> - <a href= "http://earth.nullschool.net/#current/wind/surface/level/orthographic=-154.82,19.59,2048/loc=-155.614,19.647" target="_blank">Global map of wind</a><br /> <strong>Todd</strong> - <a href= "http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0408381/" target="_blank">Doc Martin</a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 386: The dolphins did it
<p>Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href="https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Guests: <a href="http://www.umassmed.edu/lubanlab/" target="_blank">Ted Diehl</a> and <a href="http://bioinformatics.bc.edu/johnsonlab/" target="_blank">Welkin Johnson</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">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.</span></p> <p> </p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>More fun than a monkey full of viruses (<a href="http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-122-more-fun-than-a-monkey-full-of-viruses/" target="_blank">TWiV 122</a>)</li> <li>Tracking <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26952212" target="_blank">ancient retrovirus evolution</a> in mammals (eLife)</li> <li>Virus dispersal during <a href="http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jam.13014/abstract;jsessionid=27F52368CF3C128D6D47C919EEB6377D.f02t02" target="_blank">hand drying</a> (J Appl Micro)</li> <li>More than you wanted to know about hand drying (<a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=2880906" target="_blank">one</a>, <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=1661567" target="_blank">two</a>, <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=10907386" target="_blank">three</a>, <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=11123464" target="_blank">four</a>, <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=25237036" target="_blank">five</a>, <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=15603990" target="_blank">six</a>)</li> </ul> <p>This episode is sponsored by <a href="http://bit.ly/agarart2016" target="_blank">ASM Agar Art Contest</a>, <a href="http://bit.ly/gwc16" target="_blank">ASM Grant Writing Course</a>, and <a href="http://ASV2016.cpe.vt.edu" target="_blank">ASV 2016</a></p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks 1:30:20</h3> <p><strong>Welkin - </strong><a href="http://astore.amazon.com/virologyws-20/detail/1101874937" target="_blank"><em>Lab Girl</em> by Hope Jahren</a> (<a href="http://www.powells.com/post/original-essays/lab-girl" target="_blank">essay</a>)<br /><strong>Ted - </strong><a href="http://www.npr.org/2016/02/24/467805055/whoops-twelve-tales-of-accidental-brilliance-in-science" target="_blank">Accidental brilliance in science</a><strong><br /></strong><strong>Rich</strong> - <a href="https://www.facebook.com/Nerd360/videos/954342821281434/" target="_blank">Perpetual motion?</a><br /><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href="http://www.vox.com/2016/4/19/11450396/zika-virus-contagious-ebola-measles" target="_blank">R0 graphic and explanation</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href="http://arstechnica.com/science/2016/04/nws-forecasts-will-ditch-all-caps-format-starting-may-11-dont-panic/" target="_blank">NWS ditches all caps forecasts</a><a href="http://physicsgirl.org/" target="_blank"><br /></a></p> <h3>Listener Picks</h3> <p><strong>Basel</strong> - <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gimli_Glider" target="_blank">Gimli Glider</a> and <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mars_Climate_Orbiter#Cause_of_failure" target="_blank">Mars Climate Orbiter</a><br /><strong>Ken</strong> - <a href="https://thenib.com/vaccines-work-here-are-the-facts-5de3d0f9ffd0#.r5xfaifvs" target="_blank">Vaccination comic book</a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 385: Failure
<p>Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a> and <a href="http://www.verticalfarm.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a></p> <p>Guest: <a href="http://stuartfirestein.com/" target="_blank">Stuart Firestein</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Stuart joins Vincent and Dickson to talk about his sequel to <em>Ignorance</em>, a book called <em>Failure</em>, which seeks to make science more appealing by revealing its faults.</span></p> <p> </p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="http://stuartfirestein.com/" target="_blank">Stuart Firestein's site</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-special-ignorance-with-stuart-firestein/" target="_blank"><em>Ignorance</em></a> with Stuart Firestein (TWiV Special)</li> <li>The pursuit of <a href="http://www.ted.com/talks/stuart_firestein_the_pursuit_of_ignorance?language=en" target="_blank">ignorance</a> (TED)</li> <li><a href="http://astore.amazon.com/virologyws-20/detail/0199828075" target="_blank"><em>Ignorance </em></a>by Stuart Firestein</li> <li><a href="http://astore.amazon.com/virologyws-20/detail/019939010X" target="_blank"><em>Failure</em></a> by Stuart Firestein</li> </ul> <p>This episode is sponsored by <a href="http://bit.ly/agarart2016" target="_blank">ASM Agar Art Contest</a> and <a href="http://ASV2016.cpe.vt.edu" target="_blank">ASV 2016</a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 384: Agent 003, a view to a fish kill
<p>Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://www.verticalfarm.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a> and <a href="http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a></p> <p>Guests: <a href="https://www.mailman.columbia.edu/research/center-infection-and-immunity/nischay-mishra-phd" target="_blank">Nischay Mishra</a> and <a href="https://www.mailman.columbia.edu/research/center-infection-and-immunity/w-ian-lipkin-md" target="_blank">Ian Lipkin</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">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 <em>Vaxxed</em>, and new vaccines to prevent dengue virus infections, including a human challenge model. </span></p> <p> </p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Novel orthomyxo-like virus in <a href="http://mbio.asm.org/content/7/2/e00431-16" target="_blank">Tilapia die-offs</a> (mBio)</li> <li>Fish flu (<a href="http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-41-fish-flu/" target="_blank">TWiV 41</a>)</li> <li><a href="http://www.wsj.com/articles/anti-vaccination-lunacy-wont-stop-1459721652" target="_blank">Anti-vaccination lunacy</a> won't stop (WSJ)</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26908742" target="_blank">Single-dose</a> dengue vaccine effective (J Inf Dis)</li> <li>Dengue vaccine <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26908750" target="_blank">needs</a> (J Inf Dis)</li> <li><a href="http://jid.oxfordjournals.org/content/207/6/957/T1.expansion.html" target="_blank">Composition</a> of TV003 (J Inf Dis)</li> <li>Dengue vaccine <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19802584" target="_blank">mutagenesis</a> (Curr Top Micr Imm)</li> <li>Dengue <a href="http://stm.sciencemag.org/content/8/330/330ra36" target="_blank">human challenge model</a> (Sci Transl Med)</li> <li><a href="https://www.statnews.com/2016/03/31/yellow-fever-alarm/" target="_blank">Yellow fever</a> alarm (STAT)</li> <li>Experiment: <a href="https://experiment.com/grants/zika-virus/" target="_blank">Zika virus</a></li> <li><a href="http://microstudentgroup.weebly.com/2016-microbiology-student-symposium.html" target="_blank">UC Berkeley Microbiology Student Symposium</a></li> <li>Image credit</li> <li><a href="http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-384-letters" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 384</li> </ul> <p>This episode is sponsored by <a href="http://bit.ly/agarart2016" target="_blank">ASM Agar Art Contest</a>, <a href="http://bit.ly/gwc16" target="_blank">ASM Grant Writing Course</a>, and <a href="http://ASV2016.cpe.vt.edu" target="_blank">ASV 2016</a></p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Rich - </strong><a href="http://astore.amazon.com/virologyws-20/detail/0441172717" target="_blank"><em>Dune</em> by Frank Herbert</a><strong><br /></strong><strong>Alan</strong> - <a href="http://www.izsummitpartners.org/naiis-workgroups/patient-education/vax-video-contest/" target="_blank">Adult vaccination video contest</a><br /><strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/27/business/a-ski-town-greenhouse-takes-local-produce-to-another-level.html?_r=1" target="_blank">Ski town greenhouse</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href="http://www.asm.org/index.php/ceo-blog/item/8-preprint-publication-the-force-awakens-or-the-revenge-of-the-undead" target="_blank">Preprint servers: Force awakens or revenge of undead?</a><a href="http://physicsgirl.org/" target="_blank"><br /></a></p> <h3>Listener Picks</h3> <p><strong>Ken</strong> - Golden Mole Awards for Accidental Brilliance (<a href="http://www.npr.org/2016/02/24/467805055/whoops-twelve-tales-of-accidental-brilliance-in-science" target="_blank">list</a>, <a href="http://www.npr.org/2016/03/01/468673964/golden-mole-award-winner-to-be-announced" target="_blank">video</a>)<br /><strong>Jim</strong> - <a href="https://youtu.be/Fnfh8jNqBlg" target="_blank">Linear algebra course</a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 383: A zillion Zika papers and a Brazilian
<p>Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://www.verticalfarm.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a> and <a href="https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Guest: <a href="http://twitter.com/ekallas" target="_blank">Esper Kallas</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">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.</span></p> <p> </p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Zika virus in the Americas (Science)</li> <li>Co-circulation of <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27015222" target="_blank">dengue, Zika, chik</a> in Brazil (Medicine)</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27022155" target="_blank">Murine model</a> for Zika virus infection (Am J Trop Med Hyg)</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26938868" target="_blank">Zika virus susceptibility</a> of <em>A. aegypti</em> and <em>A. albopictus</em> (PLoS NTD)</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26987769" target="_blank">Infectious Zika virus</a> from saliva (EuroSurveill)</li> <li>Zika virus <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26981761" target="_blank">spread through saliva?</a> (Braz Oral Res)</li> <li>Five Zika virus reviews (<a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26963564" target="_blank">one</a>, <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26962217" target="_blank">two</a>, <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=26996139" target="_blank">three</a>, <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27029595" target="_blank">four</a>, <a href="http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMra1602113" target="_blank">five</a>)</li> <li>Zika virus and microcephaly, <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26963593" target="_blank">Brazil</a> (MMWR)</li> <li>Zika virus in <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26967758" target="_blank">urine</a> (EuroSurveill)</li> <li>Zika virus <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27028667" target="_blank">infection of fetus</a> (NEJM)</li> <li><a href="http://archpedi.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=2511238" target="_blank">Real-time sharing</a> of Zika virus data (JAMA)</li> <li>Image credit: <a href="https://www.bio.purdue.edu/lab/kuhn/" target="_blank">Richard Kuhn</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-383-letters" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 383</li> </ul> <p>This episode is sponsored by <a href="http://bit.ly/agarart2016" target="_blank">ASM Agar Art Contest</a> and <a href="http://ASV2016.cpe.vt.edu" target="_blank">ASV 2016</a></p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Esper - </strong><em>The Chaos</em> by <strong><span style="font-weight: 400;">Gérard Nolst Trenité and <a href="http://www.patogenesedohiv.com.br/" target="_blank">HIV pathogenesis course</a></span></strong><strong><br /></strong><strong>Alan</strong> - <a href="http://super.abril.com.br/jogo-science-kombat" target="_blank">Science Kombat</a><br /><strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href="http://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2016/03/30/469975765/a-starry-eyed-four-step-guide-to-wiping-out-a-mosquito?sc=tw" target="_blank">Four steps to wiping out a mosquito</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href="http://outbreaknewstoday.com/harvard-poll-reveals-publics-lack-of-information-about-zika-pregnancy-sexual-transmission-12500/" target="_blank">Public lacks information on Zika virus</a><br /><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href="https://youtu.be/UDKdE-PaB54" target="_blank">Zika virus cryo-EM structure video</a><a href="http://physicsgirl.org/" target="_blank"><br /></a></p> <h3>Listener Picks</h3> <p><strong>Justin</strong> - <a href="http://mbioblog.asm.org/mbiosphere/2016/03/culture-independent-discovery-of-new-archaeal-virus.html" target="_blank">Culture-independent discovery of Archaeal virus</a><br /><strong>Melinda</strong> - <a href="https://zika.labkey.com/project/home/begin.view" target="_blank">Zika virus open research portal</a> and <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_ss_c_0_19?url=search-alias%3Dstripbooks&field-keywords=your+body+battles+a+stomachache&sprefix=your+body+battles+a%2Caps%2C139" target="_blank">Your body battles</a></em> series</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 382: Everyone's a little bit viral
<p>Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://www.verticalfarm.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a> and <a href="https://sites.google.com/a/umich.edu/spindler-lab/" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Guests: <a href="http://cellvolution.org/" target="_blank">Nels Elde</a> and <a href="http://www.jccfund.org/fellows-projects/#modal17" target="_blank">Edward Chuong</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">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.</span></p> <p> </p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Endogenous retroviruses and <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26941318" target="_blank">regulation of innate immunity</a> (Science)</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10693809" target="_blank">Placenta</a> is viral (Nature)</li> <li>An ERV that <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-279-the-missing-lnc/" target="_blank">maintains pluripotency</a> of human embryonic stem cells (TWiV 279)</li> <li><a href="http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-382-letters" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 382</li> </ul> <p>This episode is sponsored by <a href="http://bit.ly/agarart2016" target="_blank">ASM Agar Art Contest</a> and <a href="http://ASV2016.cpe.vt.edu" target="_blank">ASV 2016</a></p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Nels - </strong><a href="http://dontgetmestarted.libsyn.com/matt-giorgianni-president-taft" target="_blank">Don't Get Me Started - Matt Giorgianni</a><strong><br /></strong><strong>Alan</strong> - <a href="http://www.space.com/32365-solar-plasma-motion-simulated-to-study-magnetic-field-video.html" target="_blank">Sun's magnetic field</a> (<a href="http://science.sciencemag.org/content/351/6280/1427" target="_blank">paper</a>)<br /><strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href="http://news.yahoo.com/worlds-most-realistic-dinosaur-terrifies-001216220.html?nf=1" target="_blank">Most realistic dinosaur terrifies</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href="http://www.virology.ws/2016/03/24/top-secret-viruses-with-rna-genomes/" target="_blank">Top secret!</a><br /><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href="http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?org=NSF&cntn_id=137907&preview=false" target="_blank">Zika virus risk</a> for US 50 cities (<a href="http://currents.plos.org/outbreaks/article/on-the-seasonal-occurrence-and-abundance-of-the-zika-virus-vector-mosquito-aedes-aegypti-in-the-contiguous-united-states/" target="_blank">paper</a>)<a href="http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v529/n7584/full/nature16864.html" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Ed</strong> - <a href="http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2016/03/why-watching-comb-jellies-poop-has-stunned-evolutionary-biologists" target="_blank">Watching comb jellies poop</a><a href="http://physicsgirl.org/" target="_blank"><br /></a></p> <h3>Listener Picks</h3> <p><strong>Asal</strong> - <a href="http://www.ascb.org/lost-paper-gregor-mendel-patron-saint-low-impact-scientific-publishing/" target="_blank">Lost paper of Gregor Mendel<br /></a><strong>Dennis</strong> - <a href="http://physicsgirl.com/" target="_blank">PhysicsGirl</a><br /><strong>Jacob</strong> - <a href="http://xkcd.com/1334/" target="_blank">Second</a> (XKCD) and <a href="http://aci.info/2016/03/15/aci-interview-with-professor-scholarly-blogger-dr-vincent-racaniello/" target="_blank">ACI blogger interview</a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 381: Add viruses and Zimmer
<p>Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://www.verticalfarm.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href="http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href="http://www.sitemaker.umich.edu/spindlerlab/home" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Guest: <a href="http://carlzimmer.com/" target="_blank">Carl Zimmer</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">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.</span></p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="http://carlzimmer.com/" target="_blank">Carlzimmer.com</a></li> <li><a href="http://carlzimmer.com/articles/index.php" target="_blank">All Carl's articles</a> at NYTimes</li> <li>Carl at <a href="https://www.statnews.com/staff/carl-zimmer/" target="_blank">Stat</a></li> <li><a href="http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/blog/the-loom/" target="_blank">The Loom</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.cell.com/cell/abstract/S0092-8674(16)30192-1?_returnURL=http%3A%2F%2Flinkinghub.elsevier.com%2Fretrieve%2Fpii%2FS0092867416301921%3Fshowall%3Dtrue" target="_blank">Staying afloat</a> in the rising tide of science (Cell)</li> <li><em><a href="http://astore.amazon.com/virologyws-20/detail/074320011X" target="_blank">Parasite Rex</a></em></li> <li><em><a href="http://amzn.to/1TYFq0Q" target="_blank">Planet of Viruses</a></em></li> <li>Handful of biologists <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/16/science/asap-bio-biologists-published-to-the-internet.html?_r=0" target="_blank">went rogue</a> (NYTimes)</li> </ul> <p>This episode is sponsored by <a href="http://ASV2016.cpe.vt.edu" target="_blank">ASV 2016</a> and <a href="http://bit.ly/agarart2016" target="_blank">ASM Agar Art Contest</a></p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Carl - </strong><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/03/science/study-finds-surprising-benefit-of-viral-dna-fighting-other-viruses.html" target="_blank">Surprising benefit of viral DNA</a><strong><br /></strong><strong>Alan</strong> - <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CP-TcDtSFDI" target="_blank">Global ship traffic</a><br /><strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href="http://www.wired.com/2016/03/insanely-complex-machine-makes-music-2000-marbles/#slide-2" target="_blank">Music with 2000 marbles</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href="http://www.cell.com/trends/immunology/pdf/S1471-4906(16)00024-7.pdf" target="_blank">The whiteboard revolution</a><br /><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href="http://kieranhealy.org/blog/archives/2013/08/16/academic-feedback/" target="_blank">How to interpret UK and American advisors</a><a href="http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v529/n7584/full/nature16864.html" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Rich</strong> - <a href="http://pulitzercenter.org/education/meet-journalist-carina-storrs" target="_blank">Carina Storrs, science writer</a><a href="http://physicsgirl.org/" target="_blank"><br /></a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 380: Viruses visible in le microscope photonique
<p>Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://www.verticalfarm.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href="http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href="http://www.sitemaker.umich.edu/spindlerlab/home" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">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.</span></p> <p> </p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>First worms, then viruses, now <a href="http://www.zdziarski.com/blog/?p=5849" target="_blank">dormant cyber pathogens</a> (Zdziarski blog)</li> <li>Guillain-Barré with <a href="http://www.eurosurveillance.org/ViewArticle.aspx?ArticleId=21400" target="_blank">Zika virus in urine</a> (Eurosurveillance)</li> <li>Zika virus in <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26921737" target="_blank">urine</a>, Brazil (J Clin Virol)</li> <li>Zika in <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26943629" target="_blank">pregnant women</a> in Rio (NEJM)</li> <li><a href="http://epiramblings.blogspot.com/2016/03/nejm-pregnancy-in-rio-cohort-subtleties.html" target="_blank">Issues</a> with NEJM pregnant women study (Epi-Ramble)</li> <li>Zika virus and <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26958738" target="_blank">meningoencephalitis</a> (NEJM)</li> <li>Zika virus and <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26946926" target="_blank">acute myelitis</a> (Lancet)</li> <li><a href="http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/65/wr/pdfs/mm6508e2.pdf" target="_blank">Person to person</a> transmission of Zika virus (MMWR)</li> <li>Pyrethroids and mouse microcephaly (<a href="http://zsp.com.pk/pdf44/1515-1519%20_8_%20PJZ-853-11%201-11-12%20Article%20Revised%20by%20author.pdf" target="_blank">one</a>, <a href="http://www.zsp.com.pk/pdf45/857-864%20_36_%20PJZ-1290-13%2031-5-13%20manuscript.pdf" target="_blank">two</a>)</li> <li>Zika virus <a href="http://visual-science.com/projects/zika/illustrations/" target="_blank">illustrations</a> (Visual Science)</li> <li><a href="http://doi.org/10.1038/ncomms10113" target="_blank">Cowpea mosaic virus</a> at high resolution (Nat Comm)</li> <li><a href="http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nature17146.html" target="_blank">MIMIVIRE</a> confers resistance to virophage (Nature)</li> <li>CRISPR in a phage (<a href="http://www.microbe.tv/twim/56-live-at-asm-in-denver/" target="_blank">TWiM 56</a>)</li> <li>National Academy of Sciences <a href="http://dels.nas.edu/Upcoming-Event/Gain-Function-Research-Second/AUTO-9-61-70-Q" target="_blank">GoFoc meeting</a></li> <li><a href="http://visual-science.com/projects/zika/illustrations/" target="_blank">Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-380-letters/" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 380</li> </ul> <p>This episode is sponsored by <a href="http://bit.ly/agarart2016" target="_blank">ASM Agar Art Contest</a> and <a href="http://microbeworld.org/mmp" target="_blank">Microbe Magazine Podcast</a></p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Alan</strong> - <a href="https://sites.google.com/site/progressionofevolution/" target="_blank">Progression of Evolution</a><br /><strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href="https://www.yahoo.com/news/toddler-dies-anti-vaxxer-parents-154300579.html" target="_blank">Toddler dies of meningitis</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href="https://www.sciencebasedmedicine.org/the-claim-that-gardasil-causes-premature-ovarian-failure-ideology-not-science/" target="_blank">Gardasil ideology, not science</a><br /><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href="https://thenounproject.com/" target="_blank">The Noun Project</a><a href="http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v529/n7584/full/nature16864.html" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Rich</strong> - <a href="http://physicsgirl.org/" target="_blank">Physics Girl</a></p> <h3>Listener Pick</h3> <p><strong>Mark</strong> - MyRadar app (<a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/myradar-noaa-weather-radar/id322439990?mt=8" target="_blank">iOS</a>, <a href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.acmeaom.android.myradar&hl=en" target="_blank">Android</a>)</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 379: A mouse divided
<p>Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://www.verticalfarm.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href="http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href="http://www.sitemaker.umich.edu/spindlerlab/home" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Guest: <a href="http://mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/tibbetts-scott-a/" target="_blank">Scott Tibbetts</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">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.</span></p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Noncoding RNA required for <a href="http://msphere.asm.org/content/1/2/e00105-15" target="_blank">establishment of latency</a> (mSphere) 17:20</li> <li>Lessons learned from <em>in vivo</em> studies of a <a href="http://msphere.asm.org/content/1/2/e00026-16" target="_blank">viral noncoding RNA</a> (mSphere) 1:05:05</li> <li><a href="http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1602412?query=featured_home" target="_blank">Zika virus in pregnant women</a> in Rio de Janeiro (NEJM) 1:06:10</li> <li>Zika virus infects <a href="http://www.cell.com/cell-stem-cell/fulltext/S1934-5909%2816%2900106-5" target="_blank">cortical neural progenitors</a> (Cell Stem Cell) 1:12:00</li> <li><a href="http://msphere.asm.org/content/1/2/e00105-15" target="_blank">Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-379-letters/" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 379 1:15:10</li> </ul> <p>This episode is sponsored by <a href="http://www.asm.org/cvs2016" target="_blank">32nd Clinical Virology Symposium</a> and <a href="http://microbeworld.org/mmp" target="_blank">Microbe Magazine Podcast</a> 4:15, 1:05:25</p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks 1:42:45</h3> <p><strong>Alan</strong> - <a href="http://oceanexplorer.noaa.gov/okeanos/explorations/ex1603/welcome.html" target="_blank">Okeanos Explorer</a><br /><strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href="http://www.vox.com/2016/2/28/11129238/rome-reborn-video" target="_blank">Rome Reborn</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href="https://eev.ee/blog/2016/02/20/twitters-missing-manual/" target="_blank">Twitter Missing Manual</a><br /><strong>Scott</strong> - <a href="http://www.nature.com/news/365-days-the-best-science-images-of-2015-1.19017" target="_blank">Best Science Images of 2015</a><br /><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href="http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/visions-of-the-future/" target="_blank">Space Travel Posters</a><a href="http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v529/n7584/full/nature16864.html" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Rich</strong> - <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/goisswatch-international-space/id672216880?mt=8" target="_blank">GoISSWatch</a></p> <h3>Listener Pick</h3> <p><strong>Peter</strong> - <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p03k0bx2" target="_blank">Antibiotics and the Problem of the Broken Market</a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 378: Herpes plays DUBstep
<p>Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://www.verticalfarm.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, and <a href="http://www.sitemaker.umich.edu/spindlerlab/home" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Guests: <a href="http://www.feinberg.northwestern.edu/faculty-profiles/az/profile.html?xid=16457" target="_blank">Greg Smith</a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/markfuccio" target="_blank">Mark Fuccio</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">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.</span></p> <p> </p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Dynamic ubiquitination drives <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26407585" target="_blank">herpesvirus neuroinvasion</a> (PNAS)</li> <li>Releasing <a href="http://www.nature.com/news/zika-researchers-release-real-time-data-on-viral-infection-study-in-monkeys-1.19438" target="_blank">Zika virus data</a> in real time (Nature)</li> <li>Zika virus infection and <a href="http://journals.plos.org/plosntds/article?id=10.1371/journal.pntd.0004517" target="_blank">stillbirths</a> (PLoS NTD)</li> <li>Zika virus infection, <a href="http://www.eurosurveillance.org/ViewArticle.aspx?ArticleId=21395" target="_blank">imported</a>, Italy (Eurosurveillance)</li> <li><a href="http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-378-letters/" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 378</li> </ul> <p>This episode is sponsored by <a href="http://www.asm.org/cvs2016" target="_blank">32nd Clinical Virology Symposium</a> and <a href="http://microbeworld.org/mmp" target="_blank">Microbe Magazine Podcast</a></p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Alan</strong> - <a href="http://www.theopennotebook.com/2016/02/10/science-byline-counting-project/" target="_blank">Science byline</a> counting project<br /><strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href="http://www.cnn.com/2016/02/25/opinions/climate-change-gop-bill-nye-science-guy/" target="_blank">Bill Nye on climate change</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong>Zdziarski's <a href="http://www.zdziarski.com/blog/" target="_blank">blog of things</a> (Apple's <a href="https://assets.documentcloud.org/documents/2722199/5-15-MJ-00451-SP-USA-v-Black-Lexus-IS300.pdf" target="_blank">motion to vacate</a>)<br /><strong>Greg</strong> - <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rVlhMGQgDkY" target="_blank">Atlas, the next generation</a><br /><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href="http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v529/n7584/full/nature16864.html" target="_blank">Sources of Chaco wood<br /></a><strong>Mark</strong> - <em><a href="http://astore.amazon.com/virologyws-20/detail/0544114515" target="_blank">How Dogs Love Us</a></em> by Gregory Berns</p> <h3>Listener Pick</h3> <p><strong>Bohdan</strong> - <a href="http://www.ted.com/talks/daniel_wolpert_the_real_reason_for_brains?language=en" target="_blank">The real reason for brains</a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 377: Chicken with a side of Zika
<p>Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://www.verticalfarm.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href="http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href="http://www.sitemaker.umich.edu/spindlerlab/home" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">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.</span></p> <p> </p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="http://www.cbsnews.com/news/health-experts-dismiss-claims-larvicide-linked-to-microcephaly/" target="_blank">Larvicide</a> not involved in microcephaly (CBS News)</li> <li>Obama seeks <a href="http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/feb/08/obama-zika-virus-congress-research-funding-vaccine" target="_blank">$1.8b for Zika virus</a> (Guardian)</li> <li>Zika virus in <a href="http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/65/wr/mm6506e2er.htm?s_cid=mm6506e2er_e" target="_blank">Puerto Rico</a> (MMWR)</li> <li>Zika virus in <a href="http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/22/5/16-0107_article" target="_blank">semen</a> (EID)</li> <li>Zika virus in <a href="http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/22/5/15-1915_article" target="_blank">Indonesia</a> (EID)</li> <li><a href="http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/22/5/16-0065_article" target="_blank">Phylogeny</a> of Zika virus (EID)</li> <li>Zika virus may cause <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2016/02/23/health/zika-may-increase-risk-of-mental-illness-researchers-say.html?ref=health&_r=0" target="_blank">mental disease</a> (NYTimes)</li> <li>Zika virus from <a href="http://www.thelancet.com/journals/laninf/article/PIIS1473-3099(16)00095-5/fulltext" target="_blank">amniotic fluid</a> (Lancet)</li> <li>Host protein underlies <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26738596?dopt=Abstract" target="_blank">avian influenza host restriction</a> (Nature)</li> <li>Wendy Barclay on <a href="http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-177-live-in-dublin/" target="_blank">TWiV 177</a></li> <li>Home to <a href="http://www.cell.com/cell-host-microbe/abstract/S1931-3128(16)30012-9" target="_blank">roost</a> (Cell)</li> <li><a href="https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/4/42/Chicken_cartoon_04.svg/2000px-Chicken_cartoon_04.svg.png" target="_blank">Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-377-letters/" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 377</li> </ul> <p>This episode is sponsored by <a href="http://www.asm.org/cvs2016" target="_blank">32nd Clinical Virology Symposium</a> and <a href="http://microbeworld.org/mmp" target="_blank">Microbe Magazine Podcast</a></p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Alan</strong> - <a href="http://www2.cdc.gov/nip/adultimmsched/" target="_blank">CDC vaccine quiz</a><br /><strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href="https://www.yahoo.com/news/video/telescope-powerful-see-past-194217806.html" target="_blank">A telescope so powerful</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong>Virology Lectures 2016 (<a href="http://www.virology.ws/course" target="_blank">virology blog</a>, <a href="https://itunesu.itunes.apple.com/audit/COHYX2IUXJ33HGGF" target="_blank">iTunes U</a>)<br /><strong>Rich</strong> - <a href="http://www.nasa.gov/centers/glenn/about/fs21grc.html" target="_blank">Ion propulsion</a> (<a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ion_thruster" target="_blank">Wiki</a>)<br /><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href="http://www.tylervigen.com/spurious-correlations" target="_blank">Spurious Correlations</a></p> <h3>Listener Pick</h3> <p><strong>Johnye</strong> - <a href="http://thekidshouldseethis.com/post/64687825957" target="_blank">Magellan telescope</a> and <a href="http://thekidshouldseethis.com/post/the-award-winning-photomicrography-of-wim-van-egmond" target="_blank">van Egmond photograpy</a> at Kids Should See This</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 376: The flavi of the month is Zika
<p>Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://www.verticalfarm.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href="http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href="http://www.sitemaker.umich.edu/spindlerlab/home" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Guest: <a href="http://www.umassmed.edu/lubanlab/" target="_blank">Jeremy Luban</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">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.</span></p> <p> </p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Ocular findings in infants with microcephaly (<a href="http://archopht.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=2491896" target="_blank">JAMA</a> and <a href="http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0004-27492016000100002&lng=en&nrm=iso&tlng=en" target="_blank">Arq Bras Oft</a>)</li> <li>Evidence of <a href="http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/65/wr/mm6506e1er.htm?s_cid=mm6506e1er.htm_w" target="_blank">Zika virus infection</a> in brain and placenta (MMWR)</li> <li>Zika virus <a href="http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1600651?query=featured_home" target="_blank">associated with</a> microcephaly (NEJM)</li> <li>Hard-core <a href="http://www.sciencemag.org/custom-publishing/technology-features/hard-core-sequencing" target="_blank">sequencing</a> (Science)</li> <li><a href="http://www.virology.ws/2016/02/10/zika-virus-and-microcephaly/" target="_blank">Zika virus and microcephaly</a> (virology blog)</li> <li><a href="http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMp1600297" target="_blank">Zika virus in the Americas</a> (NEJM)</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/6248601" target="_blank">JEV</a> and <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12537289" target="_blank">WNV</a> transplacental infections</li> <li><a href="http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs367/en/" target="_blank">Rubella virus</a> facts (WHO)</li> <li><a href="http://www.virology.ws/2016/02/12/scientists-share-your-zika-virus-reagents/" target="_blank">Share</a> your Zika virus reagents (virology blog)</li> <li>No link between <a href="http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/3/2/97-0215_article" target="_blank">anencephaly</a> and Cache Valley Virus (EID)</li> <li><a href="http://twitter.com/@doubleOhHelix" target="_blank">Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-376-letters/" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 376</li> </ul> <p>This episode is sponsored by <a href="http://www.asm.org/cvs2016" target="_blank">32nd Clinical Virology Symposium</a> and <a href="http://www.asm.org/asmmicrobe" target="_blank">ASM Microbe 2016</a></p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Alan</strong> - <a href="http://phdcomics.com/comics/archive.php?comicid=1853" target="_blank">PhD Comics on gravitational waves</a><br /><strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href="http://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/nasa-s-hubble-space-telescope-celebrates-25-years-of-unveiling-the-universe" target="_blank">25 years of Hubble</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href="https://aws.amazon.com/service-terms/" target="_blank">Amazon AWS TOS</a> and <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2016/02/12/science/ligo-gravitational-waves-black-holes-einstein.html?_r=0" target="_blank">Confirming Einstein</a><br /><strong>Rich</strong> - <a href="http://www.jove.com/video/3579/mass-production-genetically-modified-aedes-aegypti-for-field-releases" target="_blank">Mosquito mass production</a><br /><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href="https://www.thetileapp.com/" target="_blank">TileApp</a><a href="http://astore.amazon.com/virologyws-20/detail/0807046574" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Jeremy</strong> - <a href="http://science.sciencemag.org/content/early/2016/01/28/science.aad0314" target="_blank">IL17A and autism</a> and <a href="http://astore.amazon.com/virologyws-20/detail/B00B0SCF7M" target="_blank"><em>The Perfect Theory</em> by Pedro Ferreira</a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 375: Zika and you will find
<p>Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href="http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href="http://www.sitemaker.umich.edu/spindlerlab/home" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Guests: <a href="http://www.mmg.pitt.edu/node/272" target="_blank">Carolyn Coyne</a>, <a href="https://www.med.unc.edu/orfeome/people/faculty/helen-lazear" target="_blank">Helen Lazear</a>, and <a href="http://www.umassmed.edu/lubanlab/" target="_blank">Jeremy Luban</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">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.</span></p> <p> </p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Zika outbreak in <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26584464" target="_blank">Brazil</a> (EID) 13:40</li> <li>Zika <a href="http://www.promedmail.org/post/3990632" target="_blank">summary</a> (ProMedMail) 19:30</li> <li>Zika and <a href="http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/65/wr/mm6503e2.htm" target="_blank">microcephaly</a> (MMWR) 27:30</li> <li>Facts about <a href="http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/birthdefects/microcephaly.html#ref:" target="_blank">microcephaly</a> (CDC)</li> <li>Brazil Ministry of Health <a href="http://portalsaude.saude.gov.br/index.php/cidadao/principal/agencia-saude/21254-ministerio-da-saude-atualiza-numeros-de-microcefalia-relacionados-ao-zika" target="_blank">microcephaly numbers</a></li> <li>Zika spread in <a href="http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/65/wr/mm6503e1.htm?s_cid=mm6503e1.htm_w" target="_blank">Americas</a> (MMWR)</li> <li><a href="http://www.significados.com.br/zica/" target="_blank">Deu Zica</a> 42:30</li> <li>Microcephaly in <a href="http://www.thelancet.com/pb/assets/raw/Lancet/pdfs/S0140673616002737.pdf" target="_blank">Brazil</a> (Lancet) 46:10</li> <li>GM mosquitoes <a href="http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/science-sushi/2016/01/31/genetically-modified-mosquitoes-didnt-start-zika-ourbreak/#.VrdihMfk6f2" target="_blank">did not start Zika</a> outbreak (Discover) 1:31:30</li> <li><a href="http://themadvirologist.blogspot.com/2016/01/debunking-myths-surrounding-zika-virus.html" target="_blank">Debunking myths</a> around Zika (Mad Virologist)</li> <li><a href="http://www.virology.ws/2016/02/03/zika-from-sex-the-byway-but-not-the-highway/" target="_blank">Sexual transmission vs sexually transmissible</a> (virology blog) 1:22:10</li> <li>CDC Zika <a href="http://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2016/s0203-zika-travel-guidance.html" target="_blank">travel guidance</a> 1:15:45</li> <li>CDC on <a href="http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/65/wr/mm6505e1er.htm?s_cid=mm6505e1er_w.htm" target="_blank">Zika and sex</a> 1:17:10</li> <li>Image credit: Esper Kallas, University of Sao Paulo</li> <li><a href="http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-374-letters/" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 375</li> </ul> <p>This episode is sponsored by <a href="http://www.asm.org/cvs2016" target="_blank">32nd Clinical Virology Symposium</a> and <a href="http://www.asmgap.org/index.php/grant-writing-institute-online?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=ads&utm_campaign=gwo16" target="_blank">ASM Grant Writing Webinar</a></p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks 1:50:45</h3> <p><strong>Alan</strong> - <a href="http://www.srh.noaa.gov/jetstream/" target="_blank">Jetstream Online School for Weather</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong>New virus watercolors from Michele Banks (<a href="https://www.etsy.com/listing/266924308/black-and-white-virus-2-original?ref=shop_home_active_2" target="_blank">one</a>, <a href="https://www.etsy.com/listing/266819491/black-and-white-virus-1-original?ref=shop_home_active_3" target="_blank">two</a>)<br /><strong>Rich</strong> - The Mad Virologist (<a href="https://www.facebook.com/themadvirologist/?fref=ts" target="_blank">Facebook</a>, <a href="http://themadvirologist.blogspot.com/" target="_blank">blog</a>)<br /><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href="https://youtu.be/95zTDq6sFU0" target="_blank">Orcas in Antarctica</a><a href="http://astore.amazon.com/virologyws-20/detail/0807046574" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Jeremy</strong> - <a href="http://www.ted.com/talks/pardis_sabeti_how_we_ll_fight_the_next_deadly_virus" target="_blank">Pardis Sabeti on TED</a><br /><strong>Helen</strong> - <a href="http://www.buzzfeed.com/kellyoakes/12-geeky-cards-to-cut-out-and-give-to-your-valentine#.urGJx18z4P" target="_blank">Science Valentines</a><br /><strong>Carolyn</strong> - <a href="http://www.damemagazine.com/2016/02/03/three-letter-word-missing-zika-virus-warnings" target="_blank">Three letter word missing from Zika warnings</a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 374: Discordance in B
<p>Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://www.verticalfarm.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href="http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href="http://www.sitemaker.umich.edu/spindlerlab/home" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">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.</span></p> <p> </p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Divergent requirements for <a href="http://mbio.asm.org/content/7/1/e01931-15.full" target="_blank">removing VPg</a> (mBio)</li> <li>Bond, covalent bond (<a href="http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-210-bond-covalent-bond/" target="_blank">TWiV 210</a>)</li> <li>Link between <a href="http://journals.plos.org/plospathogens/article?id=10.1371/journal.ppat.1005331" target="_blank">malaria and endemic Burkitt's lymphoma</a> (PLoS Path)</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24874410" target="_blank">Multifactorial role</a> of malaria in Burkitt's lymphoma (PLoS Path)</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26276629" target="_blank"><em>Plasmodium</em> infection</a> promotes AID-dependent B cell lymphoma (Cell)</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/13874900" target="_blank">Children's cancer</a> dependent on climatic factors (Nature)</li> <li><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Denis_Parsons_Burkitt" target="_blank">Denis Burkitt</a> (Wikipedia)</li> <li><a href="http://www.virology.ws/2015/12/17/a-request-for-data-from-the-pace-trial/" target="_blank">Request</a> for PACE trial data (virology blog)</li> <li><a href="http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-374-letters/" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 374</li> </ul> <p>This episode is sponsored by <a href="http://www.asm.org/cvs2016" target="_blank">32nd Clinical Virology Symposium</a> and <a href="http://www.asmgap.org/index.php/grant-writing-institute-online?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=ads&utm_campaign=gwo16" target="_blank">ASM Grant Writing Webinar</a></p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Alan</strong> - <a href="http://skyventurenh.com/" target="_blank">Indoor skydiving</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href="http://astore.amazon.com/virologyws-20/detail/0199653119" target="_blank"><em>Cancer Virus</em> by Crawford, Johannessen, and Rickinson</a><br /><strong>Rich</strong> - <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0243664/" target="_blank">Wit</a><br /><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href="http://astore.amazon.com/virologyws-20/detail/0807046574" target="_blank"><em>The Only Woman in the Room</em> by Eileen Pollack<br /><strong>D</strong></a><strong>ickson</strong> - <a href="http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2016/01/26/464010931/journal-editors-to-researchers-show-everyone-your-clinical-data?sc=tw" target="_blank">Show everyone your clinical data</a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 373: The distinguished virology career of Julius S. Youngner
<p>Host: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a></p> <p>Guest: <a href="http://www.mmg.pitt.edu/node/744" target="_blank">Julius S. Youngner</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">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.</span></p> <p> </p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/13155547" target="_blank">Trypsin</a> for cell cultures (Proc Soc Exp Biol Med)</li> <li>Interferon induction by <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19873672" target="_blank">nonviral stimuli</a> (J Gen Physiol)</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/4289524" target="_blank">Interferons</a> of different molecular weight (Proc Soc Exp Biol Med)</li> <li>Poliovirus <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/4287583" target="_blank">thermal mutants</a> (J Bacteriol)</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15391620" target="_blank">Combination</a> of different cells in culture (Science)</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11770983" target="_blank">Equine</a> influenza vaccine (Eq Vet J)</li> <li>Younger role in <a href="http://www.amednews.com/article/20050411/health/304119969/4/" target="_blank">Salk vaccine</a> (interview, amednews)</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1383764/" target="_blank">Cutter Incident</a> (JRSM)</li> <li>Video of this episode - coming as soon as I can get home!</li> </ul> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 372: Latent viral tendencies
<p>Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href="http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href="http://www.sitemaker.umich.edu/spindlerlab/home" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">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.</span></p> <p> </p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Ebolavirus <a href="http://promedmail.org/post/3938471" target="_blank">update</a> (ProMedMail)</li> <li><a href="http://mbio.asm.org/content/5/2/e00031-14" target="_blank">Influenza D virus</a> (mBio)</li> <li>Vincent's <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/513198" target="_blank">influenza C virus</a> paper (J Virol)</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26702449" target="_blank">Virus-like particles</a> protect wasp eggs (Sci Adv)</li> <li>CMV protein <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26702450" target="_blank">foils cell defense against latency</a> (Sci Adv)</li> <li>Image credit: Mark</li> <li><a href="http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-372-letters/" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 372</li> </ul> <p>This episode is sponsored by <a href="http://www.asmgap.org/index.php/grant-writing-institute-online?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=ads&utm_campaign=gwo16" target="_blank">ASM Grant Writing Webinar</a> and <a href="http://www.asm.org/biodefense2016" target="_blank">ASM Biodefense</a></p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Alan</strong> - <a href="https://www.goviralstudy.com" target="_blank">Go viral</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong>3D virus popsicles (<a href="http://www.3ders.org/articles/20141028-3d-print-yourself-an-edible-virus-popsicle.html" target="_blank">3ders,</a><strong> </strong><a href="http://boldoritalic.com/dangerous-popsicles/" target="_blank">dangerous popsicles</a>)<br /><strong>Rich</strong> - <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galileo_thermometer" target="_blank">Galileo thermometer</a><br /><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href="http://astore.amazon.com/virologyws-20/detail/0544668251" target="_blank"><em>Thing Explainer</em> by Randall Munroe</a></p> <h3>Listener Picks</h3> <p><strong>Christiane</strong> - <a href="http://www.sciencemag.org/careers/2016/01/using-powerpoint-shine-stage?utm_campaign=email-news-latest&et_rid=17043699&et_cid=207226" target="_blank">Using PowerPoint to shine</a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 371: Sympathy for the devil
<p>Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://www.verticalfarm.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href="http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href="http://www.sitemaker.umich.edu/spindlerlab/home" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">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.</span></p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Second <a href="http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2015/12/23/1519691113" target="_blank">transmissible cancer</a> in Tasmanian Devils (PNAS)</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26720150" target="_blank">New strains</a> for production of IPV (PLoS Path)</li> <li><a href="http://www.polioeradication.org/mediaroom/newsstories/Stopping-vaccine-derived-polioviruses/tabid/526/news/1330/Default.aspx" target="_blank">Synchronized switch</a> to bivalent OPV (polioeradication.org)</li> <li>Virologists, start your <a href="http://www.virology.ws/2016/01/07/virologists-start-your-poliovirus-destruction/" target="_blank">poliovirus destruction</a> (virology blog)</li> <li>Image is a painting by <a href="http://www.georgekush.ca" target="_blank">George Kush</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-371-letters/" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 371</li> </ul> <p>This episode is sponsored by <a href="http://www.asmgap.org/index.php/grant-writing-institute-online?utm_source=podcast&utm_medium=ads&utm_campaign=gwo16" target="_blank">ASM Grant Writing Webinar</a> and <a href="http://www.asm.org/biodefense2016" target="_blank">ASM Biodefense</a></p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Alan</strong> - <em><a href="http://astore.amazon.com/virologyws-20/detail/038535181X" target="_blank">Skyfaring</a></em> by Mark Vanhoenacker<a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2015/12/30/opinion/your-cells-their-research-your-permission.html?_r=0" target="_blank">Your Cells. Their Research. Your permission?</a><br /><strong>Rich</strong> - <a href="https://www.facebook.com/Milkyway.Nasa.115943216485228220871/videos/931397216942971/?theater" target="_blank">NASA UV photos of the sun</a><br /><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href="http://www.aurorasbikelight.com/" target="_blank">Aurora bike lights</a><br /><strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26721985" target="_blank">Unfilled vials</a></p> <h3>Listener Picks</h3> <p><strong>Kevin</strong> - <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WA0wKeokWUU" target="_blank">John Oliver on nutritional supplements</a><br /><strong>Jim</strong> - <a href="http://www.eevblog.com/forum/blog/eevblog-836-tour-of-the-australian-synchrotron/" target="_blank">Tour of Australian synchrotron</a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv</p>
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TWiV 370: Ten out of 15
<p>Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, and <a href="http://www.sitemaker.umich.edu/spindlerlab/home" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The TWiVomics review ten captivating virology stories from 2015.</span></p> <h3>Ten virology stories from 2015</h3> <ul> <li>Recoding to make vaccines and study viral functions: <a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2015/08/23/twiv-351/">TWiV 351: The dengue code</a><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2015/11/08/twiv-362/">TWiV 362: Gotta catch ’em all</a> and <a href="http://www.cell.com/cell-reports/abstract/S2211-1247(15)01424-2" target="_blank">n</a><a href="http://www.cell.com/cell-reports/abstract/S2211-1247(15)01424-2" target="_blank"><span style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">ew paper</span></span></a></li> <li><span style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Defining the virome: </span><a style="line-height: 1.5;" href="http://www.twiv.tv/2015/11/29/twiv-365/">TWiV 365: Blood, feuds, and a foodborne disease</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, </span><a style="line-height: 1.5;" href="http://www.twiv.tv/2015/11/08/twiv-362/">TWiV 362: Gotta catch ’em all</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, </span><a style="line-height: 1.5;" href="http://www.twiv.tv/2015/09/27/twiv-356/">TWiV 356: Got viruses?</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, </span><a style="line-height: 1.5;" href="http://www.twiv.tv/2015/09/20/twiv-355/">TWiV 355: Baby’s first virome</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, </span><a style="line-height: 1.5;" href="http://www.twiv.tv/2015/06/21/twiv-342/">TWiV 342: Public epitope #1</a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, </span><a style="line-height: 1.5;" href="http://www.twiv.tv/2015/02/08/twiv-323/">TWiV 323: A skid loader full of viromes</a><br /></span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: 400;">Ebola outbreak wanes, vaccines tested, persistence noted: </span><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2015/11/01/twiv-361/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TWiV 361: Zombie viruses on the loose</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, </span><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2015/08/09/twiv-349/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TWiV 349: One ring to vaccinate them all</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, </span><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2015/06/14/twiv-341/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TWiV 341: Ebolavirus experiences</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, </span><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2015/05/10/twiv-336/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TWiV 336: Brought to you by the letters H, N, P, and Eye</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, </span><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2015/05/03/twiv-335/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TWiV 335: Ebola lite</span></a></li> <li><span style="font-weight: 400;">Spillovers and scares: </span><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2015/07/26/twiv-347/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TWiV 347: Rose rosette and squirrel roulette</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, </span><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2015/08/23/twiv-351/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TWiV 351: The dengue code</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, </span><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2015/11/22/twiv-364/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TWiV 364: It’s not SARS 2.0</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, </span><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2015/11/29/twiv-365/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TWiV 365: Blood, feuds, and a foodborne disease</span></a></li> <li><span style="font-weight: 400;">The “Gain of Function” debate continues: </span><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2015/01/25/twiv-321/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TWiV 321: aTrip and a pause</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, </span><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2015/08/23/twiv-351/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TWiV 351: The dengue code</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, </span><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2015/09/13/twiv-354/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TWiV 354: The cat in the HAART</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, </span><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2015/11/15/twiv-363/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TWiV 363: Eat flu and dyad</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, and the NSABB’s </span><a href="http://news.sciencemag.org/health/2015/12/u-s-oversight-risky-research-could-be-better-draft-report-concludes"><span style="font-weight: 400;">new draft report</span></a></li> <li><span style="font-weight: 400;">Detailed mechanisms of pathogenesis: </span><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2015/05/10/twiv-336/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TWiV 336: Brought to you by the letters H, N, P, and eye</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, and </span><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2015/07/11/twiv-345/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TWiV 345: How a vaccine got the nod</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> - plus numerous episodes (324, 328, 329, 330, 339, 343, 349, 353, 369) where we talked about basic research that undergirds these clinically important discoveries.</span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: 400;">Dengue vaccines:  Trial </span><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2015/01/11/twiv-319/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TWiV 319: Breaking breakbone.</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> Dengvaxia was licensed in December in Mexico, Philippines, and Brazil (12/28); </span><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25501631"><span style="font-weight: 400;">paper</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> we didn’t have time to cover about broadly neutralizing Abs from viremic patients and another </span><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25581790"><span style="font-weight: 400;">paper</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> from same group with X-ray crystal structure of Ab + gpE.</span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: 400;">Why do some RNA viruses undergo antigenic variation and others do not? </span><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2015/06/07/twiv-340/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TWiV 340: No shift, measles</span></a></li> <li><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2015/07/19/twiv-346/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TWiV 346: A double helical career</span></a></li> <li><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2015/07/11/twiv-345/"><span style="font-weight: 400;">TWiV 345: How a vaccine got the nod</span></a></li> <li><a href="http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-370-letters/" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 370</li> </ul> <p>This episode is sponsored by <a href="http://www.asm.org/microbe2016" target="_blank">ASM Microbe</a> and <a href="http://www.asm.org/biodefense2016" target="_blank">ASM Biodefense</a></p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Alan</strong> - <a href="https://www.scientificsonline.com/" target="_blank">Scientifics online</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href="http://www.cnn.com/2015/12/28/asia/toyama-japan-giant-squid/" target="_blank">Giant squid in Tokyo Harbor</a><br /><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href="http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap151222.html" target="_blank">A Year of Sky</a></p> <h3>Listener Picks</h3> <p><strong>Daniel</strong> - <a href="http://www.ufunk.net/en/artistes/rogan-brown/" target="_blank">Paper Life</a><br /><strong>Stephen</strong> - <a href="http://arstechnica.com/staff/2015/12/ars-science-qa-how-do-deal-with-science-denialists/" target="_blank">How to deal with science denialists</a><br /><strong>Venkat</strong> - <a href="http://www.kabisa.be/" target="_blank">Kabisa</a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 369: Camel runny noses and other JNK
<p>Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, and <a href="http://www.sitemaker.umich.edu/spindlerlab/home" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A swarm of virologists discusses testing of a MERS coronavirus vaccine for camels, and how a neuronal stress pathway reactivates herpes simplex virus.</span></p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>MERS coronavirus <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26678878" target="_blank">vaccine for camels</a> (Science)</li> <li>WHO <a href="http://www.who.int/emergencies/mers-cov/en/" target="_blank">MERS summary</a></li> <li>Neuronal stress pathway and herpes simplex virus <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26651941" target="_blank">reactivation</a> (Cell Host Micr)</li> <li>Stress flips a <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=26651937" target="_blank">chromatin switch</a> (Cell Host Micr)</li> <li>How herpes simplex virus <a href="https://news.unchealthcare.org/news/2015/december/discovery-shows-how-herpes-simplex-virus-reactivates-in-neurons-to-trigger-disease" target="_blank">reactivates</a> (UNC press release)</li> <li>Histone antibodies <a href="http://www.histoneantibodies.com" target="_blank">database</a></li> <li>New <a href="https://www.med.unc.edu/biochem/news/new-antibody-portal-bolsters-biomedical-research-reliability" target="_blank">antibody portal</a> (UNC press release)</li> <li><a href="http://animalfair.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/xmas_camel.jpg" target="_blank">Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-369-letters/" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 369</li> </ul> <p>This episode is sponsored by <a href="http://www.asm.org/cvs2016" target="_blank">Clinical Virology Symposium</a></p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Alan</strong> - <a href="https://youtu.be/1B6oiLNyKKI" target="_blank">SpaceX Falcon 9 landing</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href="http://mbio.asm.org/content/6/6/e01989-15" target="_blank">Scientists: Engage the public!</a> and <a href="https://www.newscientist.com/article/dn25106-inspiring-winners-of-new-scientists-lego-competition/?socid=social_20151216_53190966&adbid=677186540825501696&adbpl=tw&adbpr=38225654#.U0ksxvldWSp" target="_blank">Lego contest winners</a><br /><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href="https://books.google.com/ngrams/graph?content=Ingram&year_start=1800&year_end=2010&corpus=0&smoothing=3&direct_url=t1%3B%2CIngram%3B%2Cc0" target="_blank">Google Ngram viewer</a></p> <h3>Listener Picks</h3> <p><strong>Dennis</strong> - <a href="https://youtu.be/JEYh5WACqEk" target="_blank">Americapox: The missing plague</a><br /><strong>Mark</strong> - <a href="https://weatherspark.com" target="_blank">WeatherSpark</a> and <a href="http://journals.plos.org/plospathogens/article?id=10.1371/journal.ppat.1001005" target="_blank">Quasispecies theory</a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 368: Infected, you will be
<p>Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href="http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href="http://www.sitemaker.umich.edu/spindlerlab/home" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">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.</span></p> <p>Links for this episode</p> <ul> <li>More <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/More_cowbell" target="_blank">cowbell</a> (Wikipedia)</li> <li><a href="http://outbreaknewstoday.com/suspected-microcephaly-cases-in-brazil-rise-by-640-in-past-week-69185/" target="_blank">Microcephaly</a> in Brazil (Outbreak News)</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21529401" target="_blank">Non-vector borne</a> Zika transmission (EID)</li> <li>Zika virus <a href="http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/15/9/09-0442_article" target="_blank">outside Africa</a> (EID)</li> <li>Zika virus possible <a href="http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/21/2/14-1363_article" target="_blank">sexual transmission</a> (EID)</li> <li>Zika virus in <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26071336" target="_blank">saliva</a> (J Clin Virol)</li> <li>Dengue's <a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1286457915002592" target="_blank">cousin</a> Zika (Micr Inf)</li> <li>Filamentous phage promote <a href="http://www.cell.com/cell-host-microbe/abstract/S1931-3128(15)00423-0" target="_blank">biofilm assembly</a> (Cell Host Micr)</li> <li>Biofilm <a href="http://www.biofilm.montana.edu/node/2930" target="_blank">history</a> (MSU)</li> <li><em>Pseudomonas</em> <a href="http://viralzone.expasy.org/viralzone/all_by_species/558.html" target="_blank">phage Pf1</a></li> <li><a href="http://viralzone.expasy.org/viralzone/all_by_species/558.html" target="_blank">Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-368-letters/" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 368</li> </ul> <p>This episode is sponsored by <a href="http://www.asm.org/cvs2016" target="_blank">Clinical Virology Symposium</a> and <a href="http://www.asm.org/microbe2016" target="_blank">ASM Microbe</a></p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Alan</strong> - <a href="https://youtu.be/FyLZgmZLUC0" target="_blank">Twelve days of norovirus</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href="http://microbe.tv/twievo" target="_blank">This Week in Evolution</a><br /><strong>Rich</strong> - <em><a href="http://astore.amazon.com/virologyws-20/detail/0307946916" target="_blank">In the Kingdom of Ice</a></em> by Hampton Sides<br /><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href="https://youtu.be/v6-4Fvpk2WM" target="_blank">Kajanjian lecture on Frederick Novy</a> and <a href="https://youtu.be/M25s0Og17Oc" target="_blank">Milestones ceremony at UM</a></p> <h3>Listener Picks</h3> <p><strong>Peter</strong> - <a href="http://thespudd.com/future-report-what-if-the-anti-vaccine-anti-science-movement-won/" target="_blank">What if anti-vax, anti-science movement won?</a><br /><strong>Stephen</strong> - <a href="http://gizmodo.com/princesses-slaves-and-explosives-the-scandalous-orig-1743208795" target="_blank">Scandalous origin of vaccines</a><br /><strong>Pritesh</strong> - <a href="https://youtu.be/3Ug3LbVRuhw" target="_blank">Absurd way of doing business</a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 367: Two sides to a Coyne
<p>Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, Dickson Despommier, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, Rich Condit, and <a href="http://www.sitemaker.umich.edu/spindlerlab/home" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Guests: <a href="http://www.mmg.pitt.edu/node/272" target="_blank">Carolyn Coyne</a> and <a href="http://www.mmg.pitt.edu/person/coyne-drummond" target="_blank">Coyne Drummond</a></p> <p>Two Coynes join the TWiV overlords to explain their t<span style="font-weight: 400;">hree-dimensional culture model of polarized intestinal cells for studying enterovirus infection.</span></p> <p> </p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Carolyn and placentas on <a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2012/07/29/twiv-193-live-at-asv-in-madison/" target="_blank">TWiV 193</a></li> <li><a href="http://msphere.asm.org/mSphere.00030-15-abstract.php" target="_blank">Three-dimensional</a> cell culture model (mSphere)</li> <li>Bioreactor <a href="http://www.jove.com/video/3868/culturing-applications-rotating-wall-vessel-bioreactor-derived-3d" target="_blank">video</a> (JoVE)</li> <li>Neurovirologist Richard T. Johnson, 84 (<a href="http://hub.jhu.edu/2015/11/25/richard-t-johnson-neurovirology-obit" target="_blank">Hopkins</a> and <a href="http://www.virology.ws/2015/12/02/neurovirologist-richard-t-johnson-84/" target="_blank">virology blog</a>)</li> <li>Tardigrade <a href="http://biorxiv.org/content/early/2015/12/01/033464" target="_blank">HGT disputed</a> (BioRxiv)</li> <li><a href="http://www.biologydirect.com/content/10/1/65" target="_blank">Exaptation</a> of archaeal virus capsid protein from Cas4 (Biol Dir)</li> <li><a href="http://msphere.asm.org/mSphere.00030-15-abstract.php" target="_blank">Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.microbe.tv/twiv/twiv-367-letters/" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 367</li> </ul> <p>This episode is sponsored by <a href="http://www.asm.org/microbe2016" target="_blank">ASM Microbe</a></p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Kathy - </strong><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26598659" target="_blank">Tardigrade genome sequence</a> (<a href="http://www.sciencealert.com/the-tardigrade-genome-has-been-sequenced-and-it-has-the-most-foreign-dna-of-any-animal" target="_blank">video</a>)<a href="http://eyes.nasa.gov/curiosity/" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Alan</strong> - <a href="http://antibiotic-action.com/" target="_blank">Antibiotic action nonprofit group</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ex_Machina_(film)" target="_blank">Ex Machina</a> and <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2015/12/04/science/crispr-cas9-human-genome-editing-moratorium.html?_r=0" target="_blank">genome editing moratorium</a><br /><strong>Rich</strong> - <a href="http://www.launchphotography.com/" target="_blank">Launch photography by Ben Cooper</a><br /><strong>Kathy</strong> - HIV life cycle in <a href="http://www.bushmanlab.org/assets/mov/LegoHIV1.mov" target="_blank">video</a> (<a href="http://www.bushmanlab.org/assets/pdf/publications/26061911.pdf" target="_blank">paper</a>)<br /><strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QCmfknmFvBs#t=2498" target="_blank">2015 Nobel Lectures Physiology or Medicine</a><br /><strong>Carolyn</strong> - <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=26629703" target="_blank">Metapneumovirus entry</a></p> <h3>Listener Picks</h3> <p><strong>Tom</strong> - <a href="http://www.nature.com/articles/sdata201549" target="_blank">Global host-pathogen database</a><br /><strong>Trudy</strong> - <a href="http://astore.amazon.com/virologyws-20/detail/B000O8FEQS" target="_blank"><em>Madame Curie</em> by Eve Curie</a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 366: Doctorates down under
<p>Host: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a></p> <p>Guests: Carla Giles, Zoe Dyson, Brianna McLean, and Caitlin O'Brien</p> <p>In Melbourne, Australia, Vincent speaks with four PhD students about their research projects and what it's like to get a doctorate down under.</p> <p>Video of this episode: view at <a href="https://youtu.be/19rsCFFW0OQ" target="_blank">YouTube</a></p> <p> </p> <p>This episode is sponsored by <a href="http://www.asm.org/microbe2016" target="_blank">ASM Microbe </a>and <a href="http://www.asm.org/biodefense2016" target="_blank">ASM Biodefense</a>.</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@twiv.tv</p> <p>TWiV is a MicrobeTV Production</p>
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TWiV 365: Blood, feuds, and a foodborne disease
<p>Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, and <a href="http://www.sitemaker.umich.edu/spindlerlab/home" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>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.</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Battle over <a href="http://www.wired.com/2015/10/battle-genome-editing-gets-science-wrong/" target="_blank">genome editing</a> (Wired) 10:05</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/3316184" target="_blank">First description</a> of CRISPR in <em>E. coli</em> (J Bacteriol) 14:00</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11952905" target="_blank">Cas genes</a> identified (Mol Micro) 14:20</li> <li>CRISPR-Cas provides <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17379808" target="_blank">immunity to bacterial viruses</a> (Science) 15:35</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22949671" target="_blank">Cas9-crRNA complex</a> mediates DNA cleavage (PNAS) 16:55</li> <li>Dual <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22745249" target="_blank">RNA-guided DNA endonuclease</a> in bacterial immunity (Science) 17:50</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23287718" target="_blank">Genome engineering</a> using CRISPR/Cas (Science) 18:50</li> <li><a href="http://www.cell.com/cell/abstract/S0092-8674(15)01200-3?_returnURL=http%3A%2F%2Flinkinghub.elsevier.com%2Fretrieve%2Fpii%2FS0092867415012003%3Fshowall%3Dtrue" target="_blank">Cpf1</a> endonuclease (Cell) 23:10</li> <li><a href="http://www.nature.com/nrmicro/journal/v13/n11/full/nrmicro3569.html" target="_blank">Classification</a> of CRISPR/Cas systems (Nat Rev Micro) 23:50</li> <li>Summit on <a href="http://nationalacademies.org/gene-editing/Gene-Edit-Summit/" target="_blank">gene editing</a> 21:25</li> <li><a href="http://mbio.asm.org/content/6/5/e01466-15" target="_blank">Novel human virus</a> in transfusion recipients (mBio) 27:00</li> <li>Origins of <a href="http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2015/10/27/1516992112.abstract" target="_blank">hepatitis A virus</a> in small mammals (PNAS) 55:05</li> <li><a href="http://mbio.asm.org/content/6/5/e01466-15" target="_blank">Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/twiv-365-letters" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 365 7:00, 1:20:35</li> </ul> <p>This episode is sponsored by <a href="http://www.asm.org/microbe2016" target="_blank">ASM Microbe</a>, <a href="http://www.asm.org/biodefense2016" target="_blank">ASM Biodefense</a>, and the <a href="http://www.asm.org/cvs2016" target="_blank">32nd Clinical Virology Symposium</a>. (<span class="aBn" tabindex="0" data-term="goog_1903777754"><span class="aQJ">1:10</span></span>, <span class="aBn" tabindex="0" data-term="goog_1903777755"><span class="aQJ">1:18:30)</span></span></p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks 1:36:30</h3> <p><strong>Kathy - </strong><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26598659" target="_blank">Tardigrade genome sequence</a> (<a href="http://www.sciencealert.com/the-tardigrade-genome-has-been-sequenced-and-it-has-the-most-foreign-dna-of-any-animal" target="_blank">video</a>)<a href="http://eyes.nasa.gov/curiosity/" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Alan</strong> - <a href="http://www.gatesnotes.com/Health/XKCD-Marks-the-Spot" target="_blank">XKCD on Gates polio eradication site</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href="http://astore.amazon.com/virologyws-20/detail/061582773X" target="_blank"><em>Lifting the Impenetrable Veil</em></a> by Charles Calisher</p> <h3>Listener Picks</h3> <p><strong>Judi</strong> - <a href="http://www.ted.com/talks/jennifer_doudna_we_can_now_edit_our_dna_but_let_s_do_it_wisely" target="_blank">Jennifer Doudna's Ted Talk</a><br /><strong>Ramon</strong> - <a href="http://gds.astro.rub.de" target="_blank">Map of the Sky</a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 364: It's not SARS 2.0
<p>Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href="http://www.sitemaker.umich.edu/spindlerlab/home" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Guests: <a href="https://www.med.unc.edu/microimm/people/faculty/ralph-baric-phd-1" target="_blank">Ralph Baric</a> and <a href="http://sph.unc.edu/profiles/vineet-menachery-phd/" target="_blank">Vineet Menachery</a></p> <p>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.</p> <p> </p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Zoonotic potential of <a href="http://www.nature.com/nm/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nm.3985.html" target="_blank">SARS-like bat viruses</a> (Nature)</li> <li>SARS-CoV susceptibility loci via <a href="http://journals.plos.org/plosgenetics/article?id=10.1371/journal.pgen.1005504" target="_blank">collaborative cross</a> (PLoS Genetics) 47:00, 57:25</li> <li><a href="http://www.nature.com/news/engineered-bat-virus-stirs-debate-over-risky-research-1.18787" target="_blank">Ebright and Wain-Hobson</a> quotes (Nature) 1:17:20</li> <li>Misleading <a href="http://uncnews.unc.edu/2015/11/09/new-sars-like-virus-can-jump-directly-from-bats-to-humans-no-treatment-available/" target="_blank">press release</a> (UNC) 1:24:45</li> <li>Super powerful <a href="http://motherboard.vice.com/read/ethical-questions-arise-after-scientists-brew-super-powerful-sars-20-virus" target="_blank">SARS 2.0</a> (not!) (Motherboard)</li> <li><a href="http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-3314247/New-SARS-like-virus-jump-directly-bats-humans-without-mutating-sparking-fears-future-epidemic.html" target="_blank">SARS-like bat virus can jump</a> without mutating (not!) (Daily Mail) 1:26:30</li> <li><a href="http://sph.unc.edu/epid/epidemiology-landing/" target="_blank">Photo credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/twiv-363-letters" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 364 1:47:40</li> </ul> <p>This episode is sponsored by <a href="http://www.mssm.edu/MIC" target="_blank">Mt. Sinai Department of Microbiology (2:10)</a>, <a href="http://bit.ly/swpionline15" target="_blank">ASM Education (33:25)</a>, and the <a href="http://www.asm.org/cvs2016" target="_blank">32nd Clinical Virology Symposium (1:51:30)</a></p> <p>Timestamps by <a href="http://twitter.com/kaukkonen" target="_blank">Jennifer</a>. Thanks!</p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks 1:53:00</h3> <p><strong>Kathy - </strong><a href="https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Pages/KarenSmithWelcome.aspx" target="_blank">California Dept of Public Health</a><a href="http://eyes.nasa.gov/curiosity/" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Rich</strong> - <a href="http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/station/research/news/meals_ready_to_eat" target="_blank">Leafy greens on space station</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href="http://lifehacker.com/how-to-choose-the-best-mechanical-keyboard-and-why-you-511140347?sidebar_promotions_icons=testingon&utm_expid=66866090-67.e9PWeE2DSnKObFD7vNEoqg.2&utm_referrer=http%3A%2F%2Flifehacker.com%2Fhow-to-choose-the-best-mechanical-keyboard-and-why-you-511140347" target="_blank">Mechanical keyboards</a> and <a href="http://www.perfectyourpodcast.com/vincent-racaniello-of-this-week-in-virology-podcast/" target="_blank">TWiV on Perfect your podcast</a></p> <h3>Listener Picks</h3> <p><strong>Jesse</strong> - <em><a href="http://astore.amazon.com/virologyws-20/detail/1118663586" target="_blank">Networking for Nerds</a></em> by Alaina G. Levine<br /><strong>Russell</strong> - <a href="http://worldmapper.org/index.html" target="_blank">Worldmapper</a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 363: Eat flu and dyad
<p>Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://www.turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href="http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href="http://www.sitemaker.umich.edu/spindlerlab/home" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>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.</p> <p> </p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Photos of my <a href="https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.965932623463055.1073741841.125203600869299&type=3" target="_blank">visit to OHSU</a> (Facebook) 6:30</li> <li>Folta <a href="https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=899781960100117&id=712124122199236" target="_blank">departs</a> (Facebook) 9:25</li> <li>T-VEC <a href="http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm469571.htm" target="_blank">approved for melanoma</a> (FDA) 14:45</li> <li><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talimogene_laherparepvec" target="_blank">Talimogene laherparepvec</a> (Wikipedia) 15:10</li> <li>T-VEC <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26014293" target="_blank">phase III trial</a> (J Clin Oncol) 17:35</li> <li>How <a href="http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2013-04/fyi-how-does-drug-get-its-name" target="_blank">drugs are named</a> (PopSci) 16:35</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26448646" target="_blank">Influenza transmission</a> in mother-child dyad (PLoS Path) 23:10</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26416728" target="_blank">Soft palate</a> and influenza transmission (Nature) 41:00</li> <li><a href="http://"<a href="https//commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Blausen_0872_UpperRespiratorySystem.png#/media/File:Blausen_0872_UpperRespiratorySystem.png">Blausen 0872 UpperRespiratorySystem</a>" by <a href="//commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:BruceBlaus" title="User:BruceBlaus">BruceBlaus</a>. When using this image in external sources it can be cited as:Blausen.com staff. "<a class="external text" href="https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/Blausen_gallery_2014">Blausen gallery 2014</a>". Wikiversity Journal of Medicine. <a href="//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_object_identifier" class="extiw" title="w:Digital object identifier">DOI</a>:<a rel="nofollow" class="external text" href="http://dx.doi.org/10.15347/wjm/2014.010">10.15347/wjm/2014.010</a>. <a href="//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Standard_Serial_Number" class="extiw" title="en:International Standard Serial Number">ISSN</a> <a rel="nofollow" class="external text" href="http://www.worldcat.org/issn/20018762">20018762</a>. - <span class="int-own-work" lang="en">Own work</span>. Licensed under <a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0" title="Creative Commons Attribution 3.0">CC BY 3.0</a> via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/">Commons</a>." target="_blank">Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/twiv-363-letters" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 363 1:09:30</li> </ul> <p>This episode is sponsored by <a href="http://www.mssm.edu/MIC" target="_blank">Mt. Sinai Department of Microbiology</a>, <a href="http://bit.ly/swpionline15" target="_blank">ASM Education</a>, and <a href="http://www.asm.org/biodefense2016" target="_blank">ASM Biodefense and Emerging Diseases Conference</a></p> <p>Timestamps by <a href="http://twitter.com/kaukkonen" target="_blank">Jennifer</a>. Thanks!</p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks 1:29:00</h3> <p><strong>Kathy - </strong><a href="http://phys.org/news/2013-09-functioning-mechanical-gears-nature.html" target="_blank">Insect gears</a><br /><strong>Alan - </strong><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YRhXoLjHruM" target="_blank">Bye, Bye, Ebola</a></span><a href="http://eyes.nasa.gov/curiosity/" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Rich</strong> - <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hedy_Lamarr" target="_blank">Hedy Lamarr</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href="http://www.wired.com/2015/11/biologists-could-soon-resurrect-extinct-species-but-should-they/?mbid=nl_11915" target="_blank">Should we resurrect extinct species?</a></p> <h3>Listener Picks</h3> <p><strong>Jennie</strong> - <strong><span style="font-weight: 400;"><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YRhXoLjHruM" target="_blank">Bye, Bye, Ebola</a></span></strong><br /><strong>Peter</strong> - <a href="https://www.edx.org/course/epidemics-hkux-hku01x-0" target="_blank">Epidemics on edX</a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 362: Gotta catch 'em all
<p>Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://www.verticalfarm.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://www.turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href="http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href="http://www.sitemaker.umich.edu/spindlerlab/home" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>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. </p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="http://mbio.asm.org/content/6/5/e01491-15" target="_blank">Virome capture</a> sequencing (mBio) 15:40</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26504241" target="_blank">Codon usage</a> regulates viral gene expression (PNAS) 40:00</li> <li><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harold_Ginsberg" target="_blank">Harold S. Ginsberg</a> (Wikipedia) 7:15</li> <li><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/twiv-362-letters" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 362 6:50, 1:03:20</li> </ul> <p>This episode is sponsored by <a href="http://bit.ly/2015itrmoocwebinarTWIM-TWIV" target="_blank">ASM Education</a>:<a href="http://bit.ly/2015itrmoocwebinarTWIM-TWIV" target="_blank"> ASM MOOC</a> 5:45</p> <p>Timestamps by <a href="http://twitter.com/kaukkonen" target="_blank">Jennifer</a>. Thanks!</p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks 1:39:20</h3> <p><strong>Kathy - <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wq3xtZ8AjPE"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Adam Savage, Andy Weir and Chris Hadfield talk about The Martian</span></a><br />Alan - <span style="font-weight: 400;">Project Apollo photo </span><a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/projectapolloarchive/albums"><span style="font-weight: 400;">archive</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> - and </span><a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bd5JNRpda9Y"><span style="font-weight: 400;">video</span></a></strong><a href="http://eyes.nasa.gov/curiosity/" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Rich</strong> - <a href="http://www.iflscience.com/physics/dropping-bowling-ball-and-feather-vacuum"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Watch A Bowling Ball And Feather Falling In A Vacuum</span></a><br /><strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href="http://ca.gov/drought/" target="_blank">California drought</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href="http://phylogenomics.blogspot.com/2015/11/does-aaas-care-about-ebola-anymore-nope.html" target="_blank">Does AAAS care about Ebola anymore?</a></p> <h3>Listener Picks</h3> <p><strong>Anonymous</strong> - <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/15/science/732000-american-lives-saved-by-vaccination.html?_r=0" target="_blank">Lives saved by vaccination</a><br /><strong>Paul</strong> - <a href="https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8dwAT4VdQdjWlJzNVVUTnp2R3F1dU1OU01WYm1YSFoxRUlj/view" target="_blank">Science articles: A guide</a><br /><strong>Judi</strong> - <a href="http://www.openculture.com/2015/10/how-a-virus-invades-your-body-an-eye-popping-animated-look.html" target="_blank">How a virus invades your body</a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 361: Zombie viruses on the loose
<p>Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://www.verticalfarm.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://www.turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, and <a href="http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a></p> <p>The TWiVsters discuss Frederick Novy's return from retirement to recover a lost rat virus, and evidence for persistence of Ebolavirus in semen.</p> <p> </p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Frederick Novy and <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22312143" target="_blank">the rat virus</a> (Ann Int Med) 18:20</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/13109221" target="_blank">The rat virus</a> (J Inf Dis) 22:55</li> <li>Recovery of <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/13109222" target="_blank">the rat virus</a> (J Inf Dis) 35:20</li> <li>Ebola <a href="http://apps.who.int/ebola/current-situation/ebola-situation-report-28-october-2015" target="_blank">sitrep</a> 42:25</li> <li>Meningitis in Glaswegian Ebolavirus nurse (<a href="http://www.promedmail.org/direct.php?id=20151011.3708317" target="_blank">ProMedMail</a>, <a href="http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/853134" target="_blank">Medscape</a>) 45:50</li> <li><a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1509773" target="_blank">Sexual transmission</a> of Ebolavirus (NEJM) 50:25</li> <li>Ebolavirus <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1511410" target="_blank">RNA persistence</a> in semen (NEJM) 1:04:25</li> <li>Airplane banner <a href="http://www.twiv.tv/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/IMG_7143.jpg" target="_blank">falls into Hudson River</a> (jpg)</li> <li><a href="https://www.umhsheadlines.org/wp-content/uploads/images/Novy_microbiology.jpg" target="_blank">Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/twiv-361-letters/" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 361 7:25, 1:13:25</li> </ul> <p>This episode is sponsored by <a href="http://bit.ly/2015itrmoocwebinarTWIM-TWIV" target="_blank">ASM Education</a>:<a href="http://bit.ly/2015itrmoocwebinarTWIM-TWIV" target="_blank"> ASM MOOC</a> 3:50</p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks 1:27:05</h3> <p><strong>Alan - </strong><a href="https://vimeo.com/76647062" target="_blank">Sticky</a><a href="http://eyes.nasa.gov/curiosity/" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Rich</strong> - Arthur C. Clarke <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bXxyCyDEaEg" target="_blank">predicts the Internet</a> (so did <a href="http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/1945/07/as-we-may-think/303881/" target="_blank">Vannevar Bush</a>)<br /><strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href="http://www.nikonsmallworld.com/galleries/photo/2015-photomicrography-competition" target="_blank">Nikon Small World Photomicrography winners</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong>Pat Schloss on <a href="http://blog.mothur.org/2015/10/29/Initial-reactions/" target="_blank">microbiome initiative</a></p> <h3>Listener Picks</h3> <p><strong>Awkward Skeptic</strong> - 16 year old wins Google prize for <a href="http://www.scoop.it/t/virus-discovery-and-characterisation/p/4052482076/2015/09/29/this-16-year-old-won-the-google-science-fair-with-a-way-to-detect-ebola" target="_blank">detecting Ebolavirus</a></p> <p>Timestamps by <a href="http://twitter.com/kaukkonen" target="_blank">Jennifer</a>. Thanks!</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 360: From Southeastern Michigan
<p>Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a> and Kathy Spindler</p> <p>Guests: <a href="http://www.med.umich.edu/MICROBIO/bio/imperiale.htm" target="_blank">Michael Imperiale</a>, <a href="http://www.med.umich.edu/MICROBIO/bio/lauring.htm" target="_blank">Adam Lauring</a>, and <a href="http://www.med.umich.edu/MICROBIO/bio/ono.htm" target="_blank">Akira Ohno</a></p> <p>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.</p> <p>Links for this episode</p> <ul> <li><a href="http://www.endpolio.org" target="_blank">World Polio Day</a> 3:20</li> <li><a href="http://moleday.org" target="_blank">Mole Day</a> 5:25</li> <li>The <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/13109221" target="_blank">rat virus</a> (J Inf Dis) 20:00</li> <li>Polyomavirus <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24747718" target="_blank">miRNAs</a> (Curr Op Virol) 39:30</li> <li>Costs of <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25505121" target="_blank">GOF pause</a> (mBio) 45:00</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25589650" target="_blank">Lethal mutagenesis</a> of influenza virus (J Virol) 1:03:35</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23524517" target="_blank">Mutational robustness</a> in RNA virus evolution (Nat Rev Micro) 52:00</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25491356" target="_blank">Membrane binding</a> of gag (mBio) 1:12:55</li> <li>Cell proteins in <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25320329" target="_blank">retrovirus particles</a> (J Virol) 1:23:15</li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/mimperia" target="_blank">Michael's twitter</a></li> <li><a href="https://twitter.com/LauringLab" target="_blank">Adam's twitter</a></li> <li>Video of this episode - view below or at <a href="https://youtu.be/gNgwUKiWWyg" target="_blank">YouTube</a></li> </ul> <h3>Weekly Science Picks 1:27:30</h3> <p><strong>Kathy</strong> - Ada Lovelace and Charles Babbage Lego <a href="https://ideas.lego.com/projects/102740" target="_blank">#1</a> and <a href="http://technabob.com/blog/2015/10/16/lego-lovelace-babbage-computer/" target="_blank">#2</a> and <a href="http://findingada.com" target="_blank">Ada Lovelace Day</a><br /><strong>Vincent</strong> - <a href="http://misciwriters.com" target="_blank">MiSciWriters</a></p> <h3>Listener Picks</h3> <p><strong>Junio</strong> - <a href="http://www.gatesnotes.com/Health/XKCD-Marks-the-Spot" target="_blank">XKCD marks the spot</a><br /><strong>Kari</strong> - <a href="http://www.spoonflower.com/contests/327" target="_blank">Spoonflower</a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 359: A Blossom by any other name
<p>Host: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a></p> <p>Guest: <a href="https://www.med.unc.edu/orfeome/people/faculty/blossom-a-damania" target="_blank">Blossom Damania</a></p> <p>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.</p> <p> </p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="http://www.unc.edu/~damania/" target="_blank">Damania Laboratory</a></li> <li>Modulation of <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26199418" target="_blank">cGAS-STING</a> by KSHV (PNAS)</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26355087" target="_blank">KSHV vIRF1</a> interacts with ISG15 pathway member (J Virol)</li> <li>KSHV NLR homolog <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21252346" target="_blank">inhibits inflammasome</a> (Science)</li> <li>KSHV inhibition of <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20299510" target="_blank">PI3K and mTOR</a> (Blood)</li> <li>KSHV confers <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18559509" target="_blank">survival advantage</a> to endothelial cells (Cancer Res)</li> <li><a href="http://www.internationalinnovation.com/going-viral-4/" target="_blank">UNC Global Oncology Program</a></li> <li>Blossom on <a href="https://twitter.com/DamaniaLab/status/654508600115752960" target="_blank">Twitte</a>r</li> <li>Video of this episode - view at <a href="https://youtu.be/y87YoUG94JE" target="_blank">YouTube</a></li> </ul> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 358: Virology and proteomics with Ileana Cristea
<p>Host: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a></p> <p>Guest: <a href="http://molbio.princeton.edu/faculty/molbio-faculty/103-cristea">Ileana Cristea</a></p> <p>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.</p> <p> </p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="http://molbio.princeton.edu/labs/cristea" target="_blank">Cristea Laboratory</a></li> <li>Ileana's work previously on <a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2014/01/26/twiv-269-herpesvirus-stops-a-nuclear-attack/" target="_blank">TWiV 269</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26355212?dopt=Abstract" target="_blank">Blowing off steam</a> (Cell Host Micr)</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26354430?dopt=Abstract" target="_blank">Nuclear</a> viral DNA sensors (J Biol Chem)</li> <li><a href="http://msystems.asm.org" target="_blank">mSystems</a></li> <li>Video of this episode - view at YouTube (coming soon!)</li> </ul> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 357: Mistletoe on the Tree of Life
<p>Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://www.verticalfarm.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://www.turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href="http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href="http://www.sitemaker.umich.edu/spindlerlab/home" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Guest: <a href="https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=o4Z4fJoAAAAJ&hl=en" target="_blank">Jens Kuhn</a></p> <p>Jens joins the TWiVomics to discuss the strengths and weaknesses of viral taxonomy, including its history and evolution, how viruses are ordered, and why <em>T. rex</em> was classified without having a living isolate.</p> <p> </p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Jens' previous <a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2014/05/04/twiv-283-no-reston-for-the-weary/" target="_blank">TWiV (283)</a> 5:15</li> <li><a href="http://www.ictvonline.org/" target="_blank">International Committee on the Taxonomy of Viruses</a> (ICTV) 27:50</li> <li><a href="http://astore.amazon.com/virologyws-20/detail/0123846846" target="_blank">ICTV 9th Report</a> 32:55</li> <li>Classifying viruses by <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22440622" target="_blank">capsid architecture</a> (Curr Opin Virol) 1:43:00</li> <li><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ecological_niche#/media/File:Mistletoe_infested_tree.jpg" target="_blank">Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/twiv-357-letters/" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 357 10:55, 1:55:40</li> </ul> <p>Timestamps by <a href="http://twitter.com/kaukkonen" target="_blank">Jennifer</a>. Thanks!</p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks 56:30, 2:07:15</h3> <p><strong>Alan - </strong><a href="https://instagram.com/the.jefferson.grid/" target="_blank">The Jefferson Grid</a><a href="http://eyes.nasa.gov/curiosity/" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Rich</strong> - <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/projects/cp/summer-of-science-2015/latest" target="_blank">Summer of Science</a><br /><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href="https://youtu.be/oD9stQbhQuE" target="_blank">Bill Nye dances The Click</a><br /><strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3659388/" target="_blank">The Martian</a><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/photos/animal-portraits-1441900439-slideshow/animal-portraits-photo-1441826606759.html" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Jens</strong> - <em><a href="http://astore.amazon.com/virologyws-20/detail/0385531109" target="_blank">How I Killed Pluto</a></em>, <em><a href="http://astore.amazon.com/virologyws-20/detail/0990494306" target="_blank">Life in Our Phage World</a></em>, <em><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26138983" target="_blank">Why the Seahorse Tail is Square</a></em><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong>Does the public trust science? (<a href="http://nas-sites.org/publicinterfaces/roundtable/events/trust/" target="_blank">videos</a>, <a href="http://www.nap.edu/catalog/21798/trust-and-confidence-at-the-interfaces-of-the-life-sciences-and-society" target="_blank">summaries</a>)</p> <p><span style="font-size: 8pt;">Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@twiv.tv</span></p>
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TWiV 356: Got viruses?
<p>Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://www.verticalfarm.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://www.turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href="http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href="http://www.sitemaker.umich.edu/spindlerlab/home" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>Guest: <a href="http://www.twitter.com/science_cow" target="_blank">Stephanie Neal</a></p> <p>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.</p> <p> </p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="http://www.thermofisher.com/us/en/home/products-and-services/promotions/science-hero.html?CID=fl-sciencehero" target="_blank">Invitrogen Science Hero Awards</a> 15:05</li> <li>Gut DNA viromes of twins with <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26351661" target="_blank">severe malnutrition</a> (PNAS) 34:30</li> <li><a href="https://www.quora.com/Random-Forests/How-do-random-forests-work-in-laymans-terms" target="_blank">Random forests</a> 48:00</li> <li>Wasps <a href="http://journals.plos.org/plosgenetics/article?id=10.1371/journal.pgen.1005470" target="_blank">engineer caterpillars</a> (PLoS Genetics) 50:20</li> <li><a href="http://www.nature.com/mi/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/mi201531a.html" target="_blank">Chemokine-adjuvanted</a> SIV DNA vaccine (Mucos Immunol) 1:02:20</li> <li>Guide to <a href="http://docs.abcam.com/pdf/immunology/chemokines_poster.pdf" target="_blank">chemokines</a> (pdf)</li> <li>Role for CCR10 in <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2748758/" target="_blank">IgA secreting</a> cell accumulation (J Immunol)</li> <li>CCL28 controls <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2211970/" target="_blank">IgA plasma cell accumulation</a> (J Exp Med)</li> <li><em>In vivo</em> <a href="http://www.inovio.com/technology/electroporation-delivery/electroporation-devices/" target="_blank">electroporation</a> 1:07:25, 1:09:50</li> <li><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/6Pcs-Lot-Cartoon-Animation-Inside-Out-Toys-PVC-Figure-Five-Emotions-Anger-Joy-Fear-Disgust-Sadness.jpeg" target="_blank">Kathy's groan</a> (jpg)</li> <li><a href="http://www.turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/twiv-356-letters/" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 356 14:55</li> </ul> <h3>Weekly Science Picks 1:18:35, 1:45:30</h3> <p><strong>Alan - </strong><a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Hooke%27s_Micrographia_Diagrams_from_the_National_Library_of_Wales" target="_blank">Plates from Hooke's Micrographia</a><a href="http://eyes.nasa.gov/curiosity/" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Rich</strong> - <a href="http://astore.amazon.com/virologyws-20/detail/1442376082" target="_blank"><em>The Wright Brothers</em> by David McCullough</a><br /><strong>Kathy</strong> - Spore evaporation-driven engines (<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/29/science/evaporation-gives-spores-energy-generating-muscle.html?mwrsm=Email&_r=0" target="_blank">video</a> and <a href="http://www.nature.com/ncomms/2015/150616/ncomms8346/full/ncomms8346.html" target="_blank">article</a>)<br /><strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href="https://www.nasa.gov/image-feature/the-rich-color-variations-of-pluto" target="_blank">Color variations of Pluto</a> and <a href="http://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-visitor-center-super-moon-eclipse-viewing-event-september-27" target="_blank">Lunar total eclipse</a><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/photos/animal-portraits-1441900439-slideshow/animal-portraits-photo-1441826606759.html" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Stephanie</strong> - <em><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/29/science/that-stinky-cheese-is-a-result-of-evolutionary-overdrive.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&_r=1" target="_blank">The science of moldy cheese</a></em> by Carl Zimmer<a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href="https://soundcloud.com/ben-fensterheim" target="_blank">But Why?</a></p> <h3>Listener Pick of the Week</h3> <p><strong>Reed</strong> - <a href="http://www.benchwarmerspodcast.org/" target="_blank">The Bench Warmers Podcast</a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 355: Baby's first virome
<p>Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://www.verticalfarm.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://www.turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href="http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href="http://www.sitemaker.umich.edu/spindlerlab/home" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>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.</p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li>Announcing <a href="http://msphere.asm.org/interior-eic.php" target="_blank">mSphere</a> 5:50</li> <li>Leishmania virus influences drug outcome (<a href="http://jid.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2015/08/13/infdis.jiv355.abstract?sid=569c312e-d1db-4613-9afb-d2d67c46a702" target="_blank">paper 1</a>, <a href="http://jid.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2015/08/13/infdis.jiv354.abstract?sid=569c312e-d1db-4613-9afb-d2d67c46a702" target="_blank">paper 2</a>) 25:15</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26366711" target="_blank">Human gut virome and microbiome</a> in infants (Nat Med) 46:00</li> <li><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Multiple_displacement_amplification" target="_blank">Multiple displacement amplification</a> (Wiki) 46:00</li> <li>Virome of <a href="http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v466/n7304/full/nature09199.html" target="_blank">adult twins</a> (Nature) 49:15</li> <li><a href="http://kfolta.blogspot.com/" target="_blank">Illumination</a> by Kevin Folta 1:31:00</li> <li><a href="http://retractionwatch.com/2015/08/24/following-criticism-plos-removes-blog-defending-scrutiny-of-science/" target="_blank">Folta story</a> at RetractionWatch 1:41:40</li> <li><a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/theloushe/4899258955/in/photolist-4xWryV-fgdLQi-xXqSjc-8wnYGv-amJ2vy-hDuD6w-5zDExC-amFaJc-amEYBD-amFira-fgdPnt-fgdKWc-fgdNxz-fgt2i3-8sVYZZ-4Y4FMP-3MeVSJ-3jWbv4-4YXnn8-aHRVva-8bfvF-6EZgCu-6mxtr8-ePEkJK-amHTQU-amF8MK-amJ5Em-amJ3G9-n2vPz-ePvGG6-6L9gdg-6LdqfY-6LdqLC/" target="_blank">Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/twiv-355-letters/" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 355 9:40, 1:20:30</li> </ul> <p>This episode is sponsored by <a href="http://www.asmgap.org/index.php/asm-scientific-writing-and-publishing-institute-online-swpi-online/highlights?utm_source=TWIV&utm_medium=podcast&utm_campaign=swpionline15" target="_blank">ASMGAP</a> 5:00</p> <p>Timestamps by <a href="http://twitter.com/kaukkonen" target="_blank">Jennifer</a>. Thanks!</p> <h3>Weekly Science Picks 1:42:20</h3> <p><strong>Alan - </strong><a href="http://www.redbubble.com/people/thevexedmuddler/shop" target="_blank">Vexed Muddler store</a><a href="http://eyes.nasa.gov/curiosity/" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Rich</strong> - <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ivanpah_Solar_Power_Facility" target="_blank">Ivanpah Solar Power Facility</a><br /><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href="http://www.earthtouchnews.com/discoveries/new-species/this-is-not-a-drill-kermit-the-frog-is-real" target="_blank">The real Kermit</a><br /><strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href="http://news.yahoo.com/photos/animal-portraits-1441900439-slideshow/animal-portraits-photo-1441826606759.html" target="_blank">Animal Portraits</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href="http://www.theamazingadventuresofthevirologists.com/" target="_blank">Adventures of the Regatjes, Vaccines by Susan Nasif</a></p> <h3>Listener Pick of the Week</h3> <p><strong>Jacob</strong> - <a href="http://theinspirationroom.com/daily/2006/bigpond-great-wall-of-china-rabbits/" target="_blank">Great Wall of China keeps rabbits out</a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 354: The cat in the HAART
<p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://www.verticalfarm.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://www.turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href="http://www.mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href="http://www.sitemaker.umich.edu/spindlerlab/home" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">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. </p> <h3 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Links for this episode</h3> <ul style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/3472503" target="_blank">Non-viral proteins</a> in vaccinia virus particles (Arch Virol) 8:15</li> <li><a href="http://www.jonathancoulton.com/primer/thing-a-week/" target="_blank">Thing a week</a> (Jonathan Coulton, <a href="http://www.jonathancoulton.com/store/downloads/" target="_blank">downloads</a>) 23:20</li> <li><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/mom-cells-book-pornographic_55ef1340e4b002d5c076c412" target="_blank"><em>Immortal Life</em></a> pornographic? Not! (HuffPost) 25:25</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26351664" target="_blank"><em>Mollivirus sibericum</em></a> (PNAS) 27:00</li> <li>Don't worry about <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2015/09/11/why-you-shouldnt-freak-out-about-ancient-frankenviruses-being-found-in-arctic-permafrost/" target="_blank">Frankenvirus</a> (WashPost) 27:10</li> <li>We need flu GOF research (<a href="http://www.nature.com/ncomms/2015/150902/ncomms9148/full/ncomms9148.html" target="_blank">article</a>, <a href="http://host.madison.com/wsj/news/local/health_med_fit/controversial-uw-madison-flu-research-yields-new-vaccine-model/article_6538cdc6-54df-59db-ab72-80bd203d9917.html?utm_medium=email&utm_source=Today-s-Headlines-Aspirin-in-Cancer-Fight-Flu-Vacc&utm_campaign=eclips090415" target="_blank">Wisc State J</a>, <a href="http://www.sciencemag.org/content/349/6253/1153.full?sid=2078fc01-a534-41bc-a38b-b054f1bf81be" target="_blank">Science</a>) 40:35</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/3643650/" target="_blank">Isolation</a> of FIV (Science) 50:20</li> <li>FIV at <a href="http://www.vet.cornell.edu/fhc/health_information/brochure_fiv.cfm" target="_blank">Cornell Vet</a> 1:06:25</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23829177" target="_blank">FIV latency</a> (Retrovirol) 1:08:00</li> <li>FIV-receptor <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23992667" target="_blank">interactions</a> (Curr Op Virol) 1:08:45</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23202500" target="_blank">Clin aspects</a> FIV infection (Viruses)</li> <li>FIV <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22754645" target="_blank">antivirals</a> (Viruses) 1:10:05</li> <li><a href="http://m.petmd.com/cat/conditions/immune/how-treat-feline-immunodeficiency-virus-fiv" target="_blank">How to treat</a> FIV 1:10:45</li> <li><a href="http://www.fivtherapy.com/index.htm" target="_blank">Bud's FIV therapy</a> 1;10;50</li> <li>FIV <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22194268" target="_blank">vectors</a> (CSH Prot) 1:13:50</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22915673" target="_blank">Lion</a> FIV (Proc Biol Sci)</li> <li>FIV in <a href="http://jvi.asm.org/content/79/13/8282.full" target="_blank">cat species</a> (J Virol) 1;01;45</li> <li>ACIP HVP vaccine <a href="http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/rr6305a1.htm" target="_blank">recommendations</a> (MMWR) 1:28:45</li> <li>HPV and <a href="http://www.cdc.gov/cancer/hpv/statistics/cases.htm" target="_blank">cancer</a> (CDC) 1:33:45</li> <li>Cervical cancer <a href="http://www.cdc.gov/cancer/cervical/pdf/guidelines.pdf" target="_blank">screening</a> (pdf, CDC)</li> <li><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/twiv-354-letters/" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 354 7:45, 1:17:10</li> </ul> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">This episode is sponsored by <a href="http://www.asmgap.org/index.php/asm-scientific-writing-and-publishing-institute-online-swpi-online/highlights?utm_source=TWIV&utm_medium=podcast&utm_campaign=swpionline15" target="_blank">ASMGAP</a></p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Timestamps by <a href="http://twitter.com/kaukkonen" target="_blank">Jennifer</a>. Thanks!</p> <h3 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Weekly Science Picks 1:40:40</h3> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"><strong>Alan - </strong><a href="http://eyes.nasa.gov/curiosity/" target="_blank">Experience Curiosity<br /></a><strong>Rich</strong> - <a href="http://www.primroseschools.com/schools/shady-hollow?utm_source=google&utm_medium=maplistings&utm_campaign=localmaps" target="_blank">Primrose School</a><br /><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href="https://www.youtube.com/user/onemeeeliondollars" target="_blank">Egg drop solutions</a><br /><strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href="http://astore.amazon.com/virologyws-20/detail/030019708X" target="_blank"><em>Dragonflies</em></a> by Pieter van Dokkum<a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href="http://www.lovethegarden.com/community/fun-facts/nasa-guide-air-filtering-houseplants" target="_blank">NASA guide to air-filtering houseplants</a></p> <h3 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Listener Pick of the Week</h3> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"><strong>Amir</strong> - <a href="https://publons.com" target="_blank">Publons</a> (Nature <a href="http://www.nature.com/news/the-scientists-who-get-credit-for-peer-review-1.16102" target="_blank">article</a>)</p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 353: STING and the antiviral police
<p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://www.verticalfarm.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://www.turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, and <a href="http://www.sitemaker.umich.edu/spindlerlab/home" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">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.</p> <h3 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Links for this episode</h3> <ul style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"> <li style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><span style="background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0);">28 years of <a style="color: #1155cc; padding: 0px; margin: 0px;" href="http://journals.plos.org/plospathogens/article?id=10.1371/journal.ppat.1005114" target="_blank">poliovirus shedding</a> (PLoS Path) <strong>36:50</strong></span></li> <li style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><span style="background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0);">NOT a <a style="color: #1155cc; padding: 0px; margin: 0px;" href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/to-your-health/wp/2015/09/02/outbreak-of-rare-mutated-poliovirus-in-ukraine-leaves-two-children-paralyzed/" target="_blank">rare poliovirus</a> (Wash Post) <strong>44:35</strong></span></li> <li style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><span style="background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0);"><a style="color: #1155cc; padding: 0px; margin: 0px;" href="http://www.promedmail.org/direct.php?id=3616558" target="_blank">Ukraine</a> polio outbreak (ProMedMail) <strong>41:00</strong></span></li> <li style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><span style="background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0);">Virus particle transfer of cGAMP (Science <a style="color: #1155cc; padding: 0px; margin: 0px;" href="http://www.sciencemag.org/content/early/2015/07/29/science.aab3632.abstract" target="_blank">one</a>, <a style="color: #1155cc; padding: 0px; margin: 0px;" href="http://www.sciencemag.org/content/early/2015/07/29/science.aab3628.abstract" target="_blank">two</a>) <strong>47:50</strong></span></li> <li style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><span style="background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0);">cGAS on <a style="color: #1155cc; padding: 0px; margin: 0px;" href="http://www.twiv.tv/2013/03/03/twiv-222-jumpin-jack-flash-its-a-gas-gas-gas/" target="_blank">TWiV 222</a> <strong>47:05</strong></span></li> <li style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><a style="color: #1155cc; padding: 0px; margin: 0px; background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0);" href="https://www.plos.org/staff/laura-ray/" target="_blank"><span style="color: #000000;">Image credit</span></a></li> <li style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px;"><span style="background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0);"><a style="color: #1155cc; padding: 0px; margin: 0px;" href="http://www.twiv.tv/twiv-353-letters/" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 353 <strong><span class="aBn" style="border-bottom-width: 1px; border-bottom-style: dashed; border-bottom-color: #cccccc; position: relative; top: -2px; z-index: 0;" tabindex="0" data-term="goog_1634527184"><span class="aQJ" style="position: relative; top: 2px; z-index: -1;">6:30</span></span>, <span class="aBn" style="border-bottom-width: 1px; border-bottom-style: dashed; border-bottom-color: #cccccc; position: relative; top: -2px; z-index: 0;" tabindex="0" data-term="goog_1634527185"><span class="aQJ" style="position: relative; top: 2px; z-index: -1;">1:10:25</span></span></strong></span></li> </ul> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">This episode is sponsored by <a href="http://www.asmgap.org/index.php/asm-scientific-writing-and-publishing-institute-online-swpi-online/highlights?utm_source=TWIV&utm_medium=podcast&utm_campaign=swpionline15" target="_blank">ASMGAP</a> 3:10</p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Timestamps by <a href="http://twitter.com/kaukkonen" target="_blank">Jennifer</a>. Thanks!</p> <h3 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Weekly Science Picks 1:27:50</h3> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"><strong>Alan - </strong><a href="http://miniature-calendar.com" target="_blank">Miniature calendar</a><br /><strong>Kathy</strong> - Dr. Brainlove (<a href="https://vimeo.com/120101518" target="_blank">prologue</a>, <a href="https://vimeo.com/129394669" target="_blank">v. 2.0</a>,  <a href="https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/dr-brainlove-2-0#/story" target="_blank">IndieGoGo</a>)<br /><strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href="http://phdmovie.com" target="_blank">The Ph.D. Movie</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href="https://www.ghostery.com/" target="_blank">Ghostery</a></p> <h3 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Listener Pick of the Week</h3> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"><strong>Ramon</strong> - <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2015/08/21/opinion/children-die-because-people-are-wrongly-afraid-of-vaccines.html?_r=1" target="_blank">Children die</a><br /><strong>Chris</strong> - <a href="http://www.microbeworld.org/podcasts/asm-live" target="_blank">ASMLive at ICAAC/ICC</a></p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 352: Science art with Michele Banks
<p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Host: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a></p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Guest: <a href="https://www.etsy.com/people/artologica?ref=owner_profile_leftnav" target="_blank">Michele Banks</a></p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"><span>Vincent meets up with Michele Banks in Washington, DC to discuss her career as a creator of science-themed art.</span></p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"> </p> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Links for this episode</h3> <ul style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"> <li><a href="http://www.twitter.com/artologica" target="_blank">Michele Banks on Twitter</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.etsy.com/people/artologica?ref=owner_profile_leftnav" target="_blank">Artologica</a></li> <li><a href="http://artologica.blogspot.com" target="_blank">Michele's blog</a></li> <li><a href="http://thefinchandpea.com" target="_blank">The Finch and the Pea</a></li> <li><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Cornell" target="_blank">Joseph Cornell</a></li> <li><a href="http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/blog/not-exactly-rocket-science/" target="_blank">Not Exactly Rocket Science</a> (Ed Yong)</li> <li><a href="http://phylogenomics.blogspot.com" target="_blank">Tree of Life</a> (Jonathan Eisen)</li> <li><a href="http://homemicrobiome.com" target="_blank">Home Microbiome Study</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.kittenmicrobiome.org" target="_blank">Kitten Microbiome Project</a></li> <li><a href="http://scienceonline.com" target="_blank">Science Online</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.etsy.com/shop/theVexedMuddler" target="_blank">The Vexed Muddler</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.lukejerram.com" target="_blank">Luke Jerram</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.adailydish.com" target="_blank">A Daily Dish</a> (Klari Reis)</li> <li><a href="http://www.gregadunn.com" target="_blank">Neuroscience art</a> (Greg Dunn)</li> <li><a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ai_Weiwei" target="_blank">Ai Weiwei</a></li> <li>Video of this episode - coming soon</li> <li>Video of Michele working in her studio - view at <a href="https://youtu.be/oX13joSvYMI" target="_blank">YouTube</a></li> </ul> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 351: The dengue code
<p>Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://www.verticalfarm.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://www.turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href="http://mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href="http://www.sitemaker.umich.edu/spindlerlab/home" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p>The <span style="font-weight: 400;">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.</span></p> <h3>Links for this episode</h3> <ul> <li><a href="http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/obituaries/bs-md-ob-paula-rowe-20150319-story.html" target="_blank">Paula Pitha-Rowe</a> (Balt Sun)</li> <li>Novel <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26243783?dopt=Abstract" target="_blank">poxvirus</a> (CID)</li> <li>H1N1 and <a href="http://mbio.asm.org/content/6/4/e01013-15.full" target="_blank">gain-of-function</a> debate (mBio)</li> <li><a href="http://www.pnas.org/content/112/15/4749.long" target="_blank">Recoding</a> dengue virus genome (PNAS)</li> <li>Attenuation by <a href="http://www.pnas.org/content/112/28/E3633.full" target="_blank">dinucleotide frequency change</a> (PNAS)</li> <li>Codon pair and dinucleotide bias <a href="http://www.pnas.org/content/112/28/E3635.long" target="_blank">not distinguished</a> (PNAS)</li> <li>Codon pair <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25490153" target="_blank">deoptimization</a> artefact of CG/UA change (eLife)</li> <li>Can engineering <a href="http://ve.oxfordjournals.org/content/1/1/vev005" target="_blank">subdue</a> viral vaccine reversion? (Virus Evol)</li> <li>Attenuation by a <a href="http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMcibr0805820" target="_blank">thousand cuts </a>(NEJM)</li> <li><a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:GeneticCode21-version-2.svg" target="_blank">Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/twiv-351-letters/" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 351</li> </ul> <h3>Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p><strong>Alan - </strong><a href="https://twitter.com/MikeNicoll/status/626795893904248832" target="_blank">Genetic roulette</a><strong> <br />Rich</strong> - <a href="http://www.huntington.org/" target="_blank">The Huntington</a> <br /><strong>Kathy</strong> - Simulated <a href="http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0134277" target="_blank">vomiting machine</a> (<a href="https://youtu.be/jGvqb87DXSI" target="_blank">video</a>) <br /><strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href="https://www.nasa.gov/jpl/cassini-to-make-last-close-flyby-of-saturn-moon-dione" target="_blank">Last Cassini Saturn flyby<br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href="https://youtu.be/BJQYSPFo7hk" target="_blank">Decaying Still Life</a> (YouTube)</p> <h3>Listener Pick of the Week</h3> <p><strong>Ken</strong> - Cave meterology (<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2015/08/18/science/a-chinese-drought-weather-report-written-on-cave-walls.html?_r=0" target="_blank">Times</a>, <a href="http://www.nature.com/articles/srep12284" target="_blank">Nature</a>)</p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 350: Viral gene therapy with Katherine High
<p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Host: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a></p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Guest: <a href="http://www.med.upenn.edu/apps/faculty/index.php/g275/p12112" target="_blank">Katherine A. High</a></p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Vincent speaks with Katherine High about her career and her work on using viral gene therapy to treat inherited disorders.</p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">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 <a href="http://www.virology.ws/2015/07/29/principles-of-virology-fourth-edition/" target="_blank"><em>Principles of Virology</em></a>.</p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"> </p> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Links for this episode</h3> <ul style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"> <li><a href="http://www.med.upenn.edu/apps/faculty/index.php/g275/p12112" target="_blank">Katherine A. High, MD</a></li> <li>AAV gene therapy for <a href="http://AAV gene therapy for congenital blindness (Sci Trans Med)" target="_blank">congenital blindness</a> (Sci Trans Med)</li> <li>Gene therapy for <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23233607" target="_blank">hemophilia</a> (Hematol)</li> <li>AAV <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23863832" target="_blank">capsid decoys</a> (Sci Trans Med)</li> <li>Video of this episode - view at <a href="https://youtu.be/LgZW4Lo2WzE" target="_blank">YouTube</a></li> </ul> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Send your virology questions and comments (email or mp3 file) to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 349: One ring to vaccinate them all
<p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://www.turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, and <a href="http://mgm.ufl.edu/faculty/faculty-home-pages/condit-richard-c/" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a></p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">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.</p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"> </p> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Links for this episode</h3> <ul style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"> <li><a href="http://www.asm.org/index.php/employment/asm-hq-employment-opportunities/360-asm-hq-job-postings/listings/93605-social-media-specialist-full-time-position" target="_blank">Social media specialist</a> position at ASM</li> <li>WHO dismisses Catholic church on <a href="http://mygov.go.ke/who-dismisses-catholic-church-on-polio-vaccine-safety/" target="_blank">vaccine safety</a></li> <li>U of T Dean resigns over <a href="http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2015/07/31/u-of-t-scarborough-dean-resigns-after-vaccination-flap.html" target="_blank">anti-vaccine course</a> (Tor Star)</li> <li><a href="https://vaers.hhs.gov/index" target="_blank">Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System</a> (VAERS)</li> <li><a href="http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2015/07/28/1504019112.abstract" target="_blank">Countering</a> anti-vaccination attitudes (PNAS)</li> <li>Designer <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26222032" target="_blank">ribosome</a> (Nature)</li> <li>rVSV-EBOV <a href="http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1414216" target="_blank">preliminary report</a> (NEJM)</li> <li>rVSV-EBOV phase III <a href="http://www.thelancet.com/pb/assets/raw/Lancet/pdfs/S0140673615611175.pdf" target="_blank">interim report</a> (pdf, Lancet)</li> <li><a href="http://www.who.int/mediacentre/news/releases/2015/effective-ebola-vaccine/en/" target="_blank">World on verge</a> of Ebolavirus vaccine (WHO)</li> <li><a href="http://www.virology.ws/2015/08/06/an-ebolavirus-vaccine-in-africa/" target="_blank">Ebolavirus vaccine</a> in Africa (virology blog)</li> <li><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/twiv-349-letters/" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 349 11:55</li> </ul> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">This episode is sponsored by <a href="http://www.asmgap.org/index.php/asm-turning-your-science-into-a-company-overview" target="_blank">ASM GAP</a></p> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"><strong>Alan - </strong><a href="http://aboveandbeyondexhibition.com" target="_blank">Above and Beyond</a><strong><br />Rich</strong> - <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deep_Space_Climate_Observatory" target="_blank">DSCOVR</a> (<a href="http://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/from-a-million-miles-away-nasa-camera-shows-moon-crossing-face-of-earth" target="_blank">Dark moon side crossing Earth</a>)<a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong>Stuxnet virus (<a href="http://www.wired.com/2014/11/countdown-to-zero-day-stuxnet/" target="_blank">Wired</a>, <a href="https://youtu.be/scNkLWV7jSw" target="_blank">YouTube</a>)</p> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Listener Pick of the Week</h3> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"><strong>Konrad</strong> - <a href="http://statedclearly.com/videos/" target="_blank">Stated Clearly</a></p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Send your virology questions and comments (email or mp3 file) to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 348: Chicken shift
<p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a> and <a href="http://bit.ly/poxdoc" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a></p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">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.</p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"> </p> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Links for this episode</h3> <ul style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"> <li>Virology <a href="https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8dwAT4VdQdjM015UzBCMkI5c1U/view" target="_blank">tenure-track position</a> at NCI (pdf)</li> <li><a href="http://www.microbeworld.org/backend-submitted-news/1901-call-for-entries-asm-s-2015-agar-art-contest" target="_blank">ASM Agar Art Contest</a></li> <li>Nigeria on brink of <a href="http://www.nature.com/news/smart-shots-bring-nigeria-to-brink-of-polio-eradication-1.17975" target="_blank">polio eradication</a> (Nature)</li> <li><a href="http://blogs.cdc.gov/publichealthmatters/2015/07/unveiling-the-burden-of-dengue-in-africa/" target="_blank">Dengue in Africa</a> (Tyler Sharp)</li> <li><a href="http://journals.plos.org/plosbiology/article?id=10.1371/journal.pbio.1002198" target="_blank">Permissive vaccines</a> and virulence (PLoS Biol)</li> <li><a href="http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2015/07/27/leaky-vaccines-enhance-spread-of-deadlier-chicken-viruses/" target="_blank">Marek's disease vaccines</a> and virulence (Ed Yong)</li> <li><a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ocular_Marek%27s_disease.jpg" target="_blank">Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/twiv-348-letters/" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 348</li> </ul> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">This episode is sponsored by <a href="http://www.asmgap.org/index.php/asm-turning-your-science-into-a-company-overview" target="_blank">ASM GAP</a></p> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"><strong>Rich</strong> - Swan-Ganz catheter (<a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pulmonary_artery_catheter" target="_blank">Wiki</a>, <a href="https://youtu.be/l1MEY9Amvug" target="_blank">video</a>)<a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href="http://astore.amazon.com/virologyws-20/detail/1555819206" target="_blank">Mobile DNA III</a></p> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Listener Pick of the Week</h3> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"><strong>Kevin</strong> - <a href="http://journals.plos.org/plospathogens/article?id=10.1371/journal.ppat.1004958" target="_blank">Synthetic prions</a></p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Send your virology questions and comments (email or mp3 file) to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 347: Rose rosette and squirrel roulette
<p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://www.turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, and <a href="http://bit.ly/poxdoc" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a></p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Vincent, Alan, and Rich discuss the virus behind rose rosette disease, and fatal human encephalitis caused by a variegated squirrel bornavirus.</p> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Links for this episode</h3> <ul style="font-size: 16px; font-weight: normal; line-height: 24px;"> <li>Virology <a href="https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8dwAT4VdQdjWVE4dXJrbFc3dEE/view" target="_blank">tenure-track position</a> at NIH (pdf) 7:00</li> <li>Voinnet investigation is a <a href="https://twitter.com/schneiderleonid/status/621983706136322048" target="_blank">Swiss Federal secret</a> (twitter) 12:25</li> <li><a href="http://www.star-telegram.com/news/local/community/fort-worth/article27534709.html" target="_blank">Rose rosette disease</a> in Ft. Worth (Star Telegram) 29:35</li> <li>Rose rosette virus <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21471323" target="_blank">discovered</a> (J Gen Virol) 34:25</li> <li><a href="http://viralzone.expasy.org/viralzone/all_by_species/771.html" target="_blank">Emeravirus</a> (ViralZone) 33:55</li> <li><a href="http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/gardens-gardening/your-garden/help-for-the-home-gardener/advice-tips-resources/pests-and-problems/insects/mites/eriophyid-mites.aspx" target="_blank">Eriophyid mites</a> (MI Botanical Garden) 32:40</li> <li><a href="http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/ORN/ph_fructiphilus.htm" target="_blank">Mite vector</a> of rose rosette disease (U Florida) 34:55</li> <li><a href="http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/gardens-gardening/your-garden/help-for-the-home-gardener/advice-tips-resources/pests-and-problems/diseases/viruses/rose-rosette.aspx" target="_blank">Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1415627" target="_blank">Squirrel bornavirus</a> associated with human encephalitis (NEJM) 38:40</li> <li>Poll: <a href="http://www.twiv.tv/how-do-you-consume-twiv/" target="_blank">How do you consume podcasts?</a> 1:21:40</li> <li><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/twiv-347-letters/" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 347 8:10, 59:40</li> </ul> <p style="font-size: 16px; font-weight: normal; line-height: 24px;">This episode is sponsored by <a href="http://www.asmgap.org/index.php/asm-turning-your-science-into-a-company-overview" target="_blank">ASM GAP</a> and <a href="http://www.icaac.org/?utm_source=icaac&utm_medium=redirect&utm_campaign=icaac-icc" target="_blank">ICAAC/ICC</a></p> <p style="font-size: 16px; font-weight: normal; line-height: 24px;">Time stamps by <a href="http://twitter.com/kaukkonen" target="_blank">Jennifer</a>. Thanks!</p> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Weekly Science Picks 1:17:05</h3> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"><strong>Alan - </strong><a href="https://www.thunderclap.it/projects/29165-support-vaccines-with-teamvax" target="_blank">National Immunization Awareness Month (Twitter campaign)</a><br /><strong>Rich</strong> - <a href="http://astore.amazon.com/virologyws-20/detail/1419708457" target="_blank"><em>Rosie Revere, Engineer</em> by Andrea Beaty</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href="http://9to5mac.com/2015/07/20/report-82-of-mobile-podcast-listening-happens-on-iphone-mostly-using-apples-podcasts-app/#more-389374" target="_blank">iPhone owns podcasts</a> (9to5Mac)</p> <h3 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Listener Pick of the Week</h3> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"><strong>Sandra</strong> - <a href="https://twitter.com/healthmap/status/618088565227016194/photo/1" target="_blank">World Zoonoses Day graphic</a><br /><strong>Peter</strong> - Mammal-carnivorous plant mutualism (<a href="http://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/43500/title/Mammal-Carnivorous-Plant-Mutualism/" target="_blank">bat</a> and <a href="http://wildsingaporenews.blogspot.co.uk/2010/03/tree-shrew-uses-pitcher-plant-as-potty.html#.VbTziNKTo8R" target="_blank">shrew</a>)</p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Send your virology questions and comments (email or mp3 file) to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 346: A double helical career
<p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://bit.ly/poxdoc" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href="http://www.sitemaker.umich.edu/spindlerlab/home" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Guest: <a href="http://medicine.yale.edu/lab/steitz/" target="_blank">Joan Steitz</a></p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">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.</p> <h3 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Links for this episode</h3> <ul style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"> <li><a href="http://www.asv2015.uwo.ca" target="_blank">ASV annual meeting</a>, Western University</li> <li><a href="http://medicine.yale.edu/lab/steitz" target="_blank">Steitz Laboratory</a> at Yale University</li> <li>Steitz Laboratory on <a href="http://www.twitter.com/SteitzLab" target="_blank">Twitter</a></li> <li>Panoramic photo of ASV TWiV by <a href="http://www.mountsinai.org/profiles/matthew-j-evans" target="_blank">Matt Evans</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.910397999016518.1073741838.125203600869299&type=3" target="_blank">Photos of ASV2015</a> (Facebook)</li> <li>Video of this episode - view at <a href="https://youtu.be/5ln8zo2qnvA" target="_blank">YouTube</a></li> </ul> <h3 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"><strong>Kathy - </strong><a href="http://www.charityhall.com" target="_blank">Charity Hall</a><strong><br />Rich - </strong><a href="http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v224/n5223/abs/224957a0.html" target="_blank">Ribosome binding sites of phage R17 mRNA</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href="https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/plutotoolkit.cfm" target="_blank">Pluto flyby</a></p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Send your virology questions and comments (email or mp3 file) to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 345: How a vaccine got the nod
<p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"><br />Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://verticalfarm.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://www.turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, and <a href="http://www.sitemaker.umich.edu/spindlerlab/home" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">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.</p> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Links for this episode</h3> <ul style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"> <li>Virology faculty position, <a href="https://www.utoledo.edu/med/depts/micro/jobpostings.html" target="_blank">University of Toledo</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.ajtmh.org/content/92/5/1013.abstract" target="_blank">Weather</a> and West Nile virus disease (AJTMH)</li> <li>B cell depletion <a href="http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0129898" target="_blank">benefits ME/CFS patients</a> (PLoS One)</li> <li>Antibodies to influenza nucleoprotein cause <a href="http://stm.sciencemag.org/content/7/294/294ra105" target="_blank">narcolepsy</a> (Science Transl Med)</li> <li><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/twiv-345-letters/" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 345</li> </ul> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">This episode is sponsored by ASM GAP - <a href="http://www.asmgap.org/index.php/asm-turning-your-science-into-a-company-overview" target="_blank">turn your science into a company</a></p> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"><strong>Dickson - </strong><a href="http://www.sciencemag.org/content/348/6242/1466.abstract" target="_blank">Algal DMS releasing enzyme</a><strong><br />Alan - </strong><a href="http://www.homebrewtalk.com/the-science-of-beer-aging-styles.html" target="_blank">Science of beer aging</a><br /><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href="http://www.lsa.umich.edu/lsa/ci.theartofscience_ci.detail" target="_blank">The Art of Science winners</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href="http://www.fastcoexist.com/3048017/why-lego-is-spending-millions-to-ditch-oil-based-plastic?partner=rss&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=feedburner+fastcoexist&utm_content=feedburner" target="_blank">The future of Lego plastics</a></p> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Listener Pick of the Week</h3> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"><strong>Eric</strong> - <em><a href="http://astore.amazon.com/virologyws-20/detail/0517548232" target="_blank">Economics in One Lesson</a></em> by Henry Hazzilit<br /><strong>Stephen</strong> - <em><a href="http://astore.amazon.com/virologyws-20/detail/1491526513" target="_blank">The Martian</a></em> by Andy Weir (audiobook)</p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Send your virology questions and comments (email or mp3 file) to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 344: Glasgwegians go viral
<p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Host: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a></p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Guests: <a href="http://www.gla.ac.uk/researchinstitutes/iii/staff/ruthjarrett/" target="_blank">Ruth Jarrett</a>, <a href="https://www.scripps.edu/research/faculty/nemerow" target="_blank">Glen Nemerow</a>, and <a href="http://www.gla.ac.uk/researchinstitutes/iii/staff/estherschnettler/" target="_blank">Esther Schnettler</a></p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">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.</p> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Links for this episode</h3> <ul style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"> <li>Glasgow Science Festival <a href="http://www.gla.ac.uk/researchinstitutes/iii/staff/estherschnettler/" target="_blank">microTALKS</a></li> <li>Hodgkin <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21261680" target="_blank">lymphoma</a> (Histopath)</li> <li>HHV-6 and <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25384040" target="_blank">Hodgkin lymphoma</a> (PLoS One)</li> <li>Adenovirus <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26042599" target="_blank">entry</a> (PLoS Path)</li> <li>Adenovirus <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25798531" target="_blank">membrane penetration</a> (Virology)</li> <li>Mosquito pathways that limit <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25058001" target="_blank">CHIK replication</a> (PLoS Negl Trop Dis)</li> <li>Tick <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25053841" target="_blank">antiviral RNAi</a> (Nucl Acids Res)</li> <li>Video of this episode - view at <a href="https://youtu.be/BP3VTMPkauE" target="_blank">YouTube</a></li> </ul> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Send your virology questions and comments (email or mp3 file) to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 343: The silence of the turnips
<p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://verticalfarm.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://www.turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href="http://bit.ly/poxdoc" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href="http://www.sitemaker.umich.edu/spindlerlab/home" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">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.</p> <h2 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Links for this episode</h2> <ul style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"> <li>Prions in <a href="http://www.cell.com/cell-reports/fulltext/S2211-1247%2815%2900437-4" target="_blank">plants</a> (Cell Rep) 11:35</li> <li>Global influenza virus <a href="http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nature14460.html" target="_blank">circulation</a> (Nature) 20:40</li> <li><a href="http://www.labtimes.org/editorial/e_594.lasso" target="_blank">Rough patch</a> for plant RNA silencing (Lab Times) 29:50</li> <li>Role of <a href="http://journals.plos.org/plospathogens/article?id=10.1371/journal.ppat.1004755" target="_blank">Argonaute</a> proteins in plant viral defense (PLoS Path) 32:15</li> <li><a href="https://youtu.be/lY-fCkThggg" target="_blank">Rub-inoculation</a> (YouTube) 42:45</li> <li><a href="http://journals.plos.org/plospathogens/article?id=10.1371/journal.ppat.1004755" target="_blank">Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/twiv-343-letters/" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 343 4:00, 1:11:45</li> </ul> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Timestamps by <a href="http://twitter.com/kaukkonen" target="_blank">Jennifer</a>. Thank you!</p> <h2 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Weekly Science Picks 1:41:45</h2> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"><strong>Dickson - </strong><a href="http://www.nasa.gov/press/goddard/2015/february/nasa-releases-first-global-rainfall-and-snowfall-map-from-new-mission" target="_blank">Global rainfall and snowfall map</a> and <a href="https://youtu.be/zUQqe3n01VI" target="_blank">A Week in the Life of Rain</a><strong><br />Alan - </strong><a href="https://youtu.be/mF7Vd5olw18" target="_blank">Automated patch clamp</a><br /><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href="http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/voices/lego-adds-more-women-in-science-to-its-lineup/" target="_blank">More Women in Science mini Legos</a><a href="https://m.whitehouse.gov/blog/2015/06/02/value-basic-research" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Rich</strong> - <a href="https://youtu.be/Ue4PCI0NamI" target="_blank">The Martian trailer</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href="http://digital-photography-school.com/its-a-bugs-life-27-super-macro-photography-images/" target="_blank">It's a bug's life</a></p> <h2 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Listener Pick of the Week</h2> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"><strong>May</strong> - <em><a href="http://astore.amazon.com/virologyws-20/detail/1472910516" target="_blank">p53</a></em> by Sue Armstrong</p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Send your virology questions and comments (email or mp3 file) to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 342: Public epitope #1
<p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://verticalfarm.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://www.turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href="http://bit.ly/poxdoc" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href="http://www.sitemaker.umich.edu/spindlerlab/home" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">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.</p> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Links for this episode</h3> <ul style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"> <li>Virus with <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25999507" target="_blank">A-form DNA</a> (Science)</li> <li>Viruses in the <a href="http://www.virology.ws/2015/05/28/viruses-in-the-extreme/" target="_blank">extreme</a> (virology blog)</li> <li><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1473309915701520" target="_blank">Sequelae</a> of Ebolavirus infection (Lancet Inf Dis)</li> <li>Long term <a href="http://www.virology.ws/2015/06/18/long-term-effects-of-ebolavirus-infection/" target="_blank">Ebolavirus effects</a> (virology blog)</li> <li>Take the <a href="http://www.mailman.columbia.edu/chiliME" target="_blank">chili ME challenge</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.sciencemag.org/content/348/6239/aaa0698" target="_blank">Serological profiling</a> of human viral infections (Science)</li> <li>Your <a href="http://www.virology.ws/2015/06/04/your-viral-past/" target="_blank">viral past</a> (virology blog)</li> <li><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/twiv-342-letters/" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 342</li> </ul> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Timestamps by <a href="http://twitter.com/kaukkonen" target="_blank">Jennifer</a>. Thank you!</p> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"><strong>Dickson - </strong><a href="http://www.brainjet.com/random/2831/27-incredible-photos-most-people-havent-seen#slide/11/0" target="_blank">Incredible photos</a><strong><br />Alan - </strong><a href="https://medium.com/@apoorva_nyc/alone-in-a-room-full-of-science-writers-883869e27cb3" target="_blank">Alone in a room full of science writers</a><br /><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href="http://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/why-are-women-stripy" target="_blank">Calico cats</a> and <a href="http://www.brighthub.com/science/genetics/articles/40501.aspx" target="_blank">Siamese cats</a><a href="https://m.whitehouse.gov/blog/2015/06/02/value-basic-research" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Rich</strong> - <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/07/science/under-the-sea-a-missing-link-in-the-evolution-of-complex-cells.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&module=mini-moth&region=top-stories-below&WT.nav=top-stories-below" target="_blank">Missing link in evolution</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href="http://www.wired.com/2015/06/podcasts-saving-npr/?mbid=nl_061215" target="_blank">Podcasts saving NPR</a> and <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/18/technology/personaltech/podcasting-blossoms-but-in-slow-motion.html?_r=1" target="_blank">Podcasting blossoms</a></p> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Listener Pick of the Week</h3> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"><strong>Jenny</strong> - <a href="https://youtu.be/9AEMKudv5p0" target="_blank">What Bill Gates is afraid of</a><br /><strong>Neva</strong> - <a href="http://www.genomebiology.com/2014/15/7/424" target="_blank">The Kardashian Index</a></p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Send your virology questions and comments (email or mp3 file) to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 341: Ebolavirus experiences
<p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Host: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a></p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Guests: <a href="http://www.lshtm.ac.uk/aboutus/people/kucharski.adam" target="_blank">Adam Kucharski</a>, <a href="http://www.gla.ac.uk/researchinstitutes/iii/cvr/staff/groups/elliottgroup/" target="_blank">Gillian Slack</a>, and <a href="http://www.gla.ac.uk/researchinstitutes/iii/cvr/staff/groups/thomsongroup/" target="_blank">Emma Thomson</a></p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">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.</p> <h3 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Links for this episode</h3> <ul style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"> <li>Tribute to <a href="http://cvr.academicblogs.co.uk/goodbye-richard/" target="_blank">Richard Elliott</a></li> <li>Donate to <a href="http://www.blf.org.uk/Page/MKMRF-Mick-Knighton-Mesothelioma-Research-Fund" target="_blank">mesothelioma research</a> for Richard Elliott</li> <li>CVR <a href="http://cvr.academicblogs.co.uk" target="_blank">science blog</a></li> <li><a href="https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.894351950621123.1073741837.125203600869299&type=3" target="_blank">Photos</a> of our visit</li> <li><a href="http://youtu.be/GorrtGIQdh0" target="_blank">Ceilidh goes viral!</a></li> <li>Video of this episode - view below or at <a href="https://youtu.be/UTIjQLtt4EQ" target="_blank">YouTube</a></li> </ul> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Timestamps by <a href="http://twitter.com/kaukkonen" target="_blank">Jennifer</a>. Thank you!</p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Send your virology questions and comments (email or mp3 file) to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 340: No shift, measles
<p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://verticalfarm.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://www.turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href="http://bit.ly/poxdoc" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href="http://www.sitemaker.umich.edu/spindlerlab/home" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">The TWiV teams reviews a MERS-coronavirus serosurvey and an outbreak in South Korea, and constraints on measles virus antigenic variation.</p> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Links for this episode</h3> <ul style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"> <li>Richard Elliott on <a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2012/04/01/twiv-177-live-in-dublin/" target="_blank">TWiV 177</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.promedmail.org/direct.php?id=3402059" target="_blank">MERS-CoV outbreak</a>, South Korea (ProMedMail)</li> <li>MERS-CoV <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25863564" target="_blank">serosurvey</a> (Lancet Inf Dis)</li> <li><a href="http://www.usatoday.com/pages/interactives/biolabs/" target="_blank">Biolabs in your backyard</a> (USA Today)</li> <li>Constraints on measles virus antigenic variation (Cell Rep)</li> <li>Selection bias and <a href="http://www.johndcook.com/blog/2008/01/21/selection-bias-and-bombers/" target="_blank">bombers</a> (John D. Cook)</li> <li><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virology_%28journal%29" target="_blank">Virology</a> (journal)</li> <li>Image credit: Cameron Moll</li> <li><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/twiv-340-letters/" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 340</li> </ul> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"><strong>Dickson - </strong><a href="http://www.gardensbythebay.com.sg/en/the-gardens/attractions/flower-dome.html">Singapore Flower Dome</a><strong>  and </strong><a href="http://www.gardensbythebay.com.sg/en/the-gardens/attractions/cloud-forest.html">Cloud Forest</a><strong><br />Alan - </strong><a href="http://rescuingbiomedicalresearch.org/" target="_blank">Rescuing biomedical research</a><br /><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href="https://m.whitehouse.gov/blog/2015/06/02/value-basic-research" target="_blank">The value of basic research<br /></a><strong>Rich</strong> - <a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/479-480" target="_blank">Virology 60th Anniversary Issue</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href="http://jvi.asm.org/content/early/2015/05/29/JVI.03740-14.abstract" target="_blank">Careers in virology: Science writing and journalism</a></p> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Listener Pick of the Week</h3> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"><strong>Pritesh</strong> - <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/05/19/t-cell-video-killers-video_n_7298828.html" target="_blank">How T cells kill cancer cells</a><br /><strong>Ramon</strong> - <a href="http://www.ted.com/talks/romina_libster_the_power_of_herd_immunity?utm_campaign=ios-share&utm_medium=social&source=email&utm_source=email" target="_blank">The power of herd immunity</a></p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Send your virology questions and comments (email or mp3 file) to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 339: Herpes and the sashimi plot
<p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://www.turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, and <a href="http://www.sitemaker.umich.edu/spindlerlab/home" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Tre TWiV amici present three snippets and a side of sashimi: how herpesvirus inhibits host cell gene expression by disrupting transcription termination.</p> <h3 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Links for this episode</h3> <ul style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"> <li><a href="https://github.com/neilfws/Steamer/blob/master/README.md" target="_blank">Searching</a> for <em>Steamer</em> in the oceans</li> <li>Lassa fever death in NJ (<a href="http://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2015/p0525-lassa.html" target="_blank">CDC</a> and <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/27/us/new-jersey-lassa-fever-death-prompts-cdc-action.html?_r=0" target="_blank">NYTimes</a>)</li> <li>Transgenic <a href="http://jvi.asm.org/content/early/2015/01/08/JVI.03427-14.abstract" target="_blank">mouse model</a> for MERS-CoV (J Virol)</li> <li>First <a href="http://www.nbcdfw.com/news/health/Texas-Reports-First-Case-of-West-Nile-Virus-for-2015-304583321.html?_osource=SocialFlowTwt_DFWBrand" target="_blank">West Nile virus</a> disease case in Texas</li> <li>Herpesvirus disrupts host <a href="http://www.nature.com/ncomms/2015/150520/ncomms8126/full/ncomms8126.html" target="_blank">transcription termination</a> (Nat Comm)</li> <li><a href="http://miso.readthedocs.org/en/latest/sashimi.html" target="_blank">Sashimi plots</a></li> <li>Broad benefits of measles virus immunization (<a href="http://www.microbeworld.org/podcasts/this-week-in-microbiology/archives/1907-twim-104-feed-me-polyamines-biofilm" target="_blank">TWiM #104</a>)</li> <li>Avian influenza <a href="http://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2015/05/21/408306843/avian-flu-outbreak-takes-poultry-producers-into-uncharted-territory" target="_blank">outbreak</a> (NPR)</li> <li>The <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25992857" target="_blank">virome</a> in health and disease (Immunity)</li> <li><a href="http:/commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sashimi.jpg#/media/File:Sashimi.jpg" target="_blank">Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/twiv-339-letters/" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 339</li> </ul> <h3 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"><strong>Alan - </strong><a href="http://io9.com/i-fooled-millions-into-thinking-chocolate-helps-weight-1707251800" target="_blank">Fooling millions into thinking chocolate helps weight loss</a><br /><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href="http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap150527.html" target="_blank">Approaching Pluto</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href="http://www.microbeworld.org/backend-submitted-news/1901-call-for-entries-asm-s-2015-agar-art-contest" target="_blank">ASM Agar art contest</a></p> <h3 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Listener Pick of the Week</h3> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"><strong>Daniel</strong> - FB pages you need to stop sharing from (<a href="http://dawnsbrain.com/ten-facebook-pages-you-need-to-stop-sharing-from/" target="_blank">one</a> and <a href="http://dawnsbrain.com/ten-facebook-pages-you-need-to-stop-sharing-from-part-2/" target="_blank">two</a>)<br /><strong>Ken</strong> - <a href="https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1850290653/bird-box-science" target="_blank">Bird box science (canceled)</a></p> <p>Send your virology questions and comments (email or mp3 file) to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 338: Coyotes have sushi
<p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a> and <a href="http://www.sitemaker.umich.edu/spindlerlab/home" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Guest: <a href="http://biology.csusb.edu/faculty/newcomb/" target="_blank">Laura Newcomb</a></p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">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.</p> <h3 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Links for this episode</h3> <ul style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25915054" target="_blank">Neuron-specific</a> mosquito antiviral mechanism (PLoS Path)</li> <li><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/twiv-338-letters/" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 338</li> <li><a href="https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.882922918430693.1073741836.125203600869299&type=3" target="_blank">Photos</a> of our visit</li> <li>Video of this episode - view at <a href="http://youtu.be/0KGSCzSBQac" target="_blank">YouTube</a></li> </ul> <h3 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"><strong>Laura - </strong><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25986248" target="_blank">NP siRNA inhibits different influenza viruses</a> (Antiviral Res)<br /><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href="http://grail.cs.washington.edu/projects/timelapse/" target="_blank">Time-lapse mining</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href="http://nas-sites.org/publicinterfaces/roundtable/events/trust/" target="_blank">Does the public trust science?</a></p> <h3 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Listener Pick of the Week</h3> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"><strong>Paul</strong> - <a href="http://xkcd.com/1520/" target="_blank">Degree-Off XKCD<br /></a>Peter - <a href="http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-32017211" target="_blank">Ebola containment</a>, <a href="http://www.gapminder.org/" target="_blank">Hans Rosling</a>, <a href="http://elifesciences.org/podcast" target="_blank">eLife podcast</a>,  <a href="http://www.thenakedscientists.com/HTML/podcasts/" target="_blank">Naked Scientists</a></p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Send your virology questions and comments (email or mp3 file) to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 337: Steamer
<p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Host: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a></p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Guests: <a href="http://www.microbiology.columbia.edu/goff/members.html" target="_blank">Michael Metzger</a> and <a href="http://www.hhmi.org/scientists/stephen-p-goff" target="_blank">Steve Goff</a></p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">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.</p> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Links for this episode</h3> <ul style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22425172" target="_blank">Hemocytic leukemia</a> in soft shell clam (Sci Total Environ)</li> <li>Activation of <em>Steamer</em> in <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25201971" target="_blank">neoplastic hemocytes</a> (PNAS)</li> <li>Transmission of <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25860608" target="_blank">clonal cancer cells</a> in clams (Cell)</li> <li>Steve Goff on <a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2010/04/04/twiv-76-xmrv-with-professor-stephen-goff/" target="_blank">TWiV #76</a></li> <li><a href="http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mya_arenaria.jpg" target="_blank">Image credit</a></li> </ul> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Timestamps by <a href="http://twitter.com/kaukkonen" target="_blank">Jennifer</a>. Thank you!</p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Send your virology questions and comments (email or mp3 file) to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 336: Brought to you by the letters H, N, P, and Eye
<p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://verticalfarm.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href="http://bit.ly/poxdoc" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href="http://www.sitemaker.umich.edu/spindlerlab/home" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">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.</p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">This episode is sponsored by <a href="http://www.asm.org/conferences" target="_blank">@ASM Conferences</a> and <a href="http://www.asm.org/microbe2016" target="_blank">ASM Microbe</a></p> <h3 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Links for this episode</h3> <ul style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"> <li>Life threatening influenza and <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25814066" target="_blank">IRF7 deficiency</a> (Science)</li> <li><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exome_sequencing" target="_blank">Whole exome sequencing</a> (Wikipedia)</li> <li>Herpes encephalitis in children with Trif deficiency (<a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2012/03/18/twiv-175-more-than-one-way-to-skin-a-virus/" target="_blank">TWiV 175</a>)</li> <li>Avian influenza in the US (<a href="http://www.aphis.usda.gov/wps/portal/aphis/ourfocus/animalhealth/sa_animal_disease_information/sa_avian_health/ct_avian_influenza_disease/!ut/p/a1/lZJNc9owEIZ_Sw4-Gm38gU1vkA8MgdJpJgn2xbOWZUsTW_LIMrT99RWQduhMQ1OdpN13d149uyQjW5JJ3IkajVASm8M7G-fLTeJdz8BbzB8nd7D4_Hy_jleRv0kCK0it4GY-TYJoBQBB7MHidpbcRpM1wGL8sXp450zhX_UvJCMZlaYznKTYcdHnVEnDpMkbUWjU3x3oMVeDzitFh_74QilabHLOsDH8PFKKnmHPciErpdsjhFN6J1D-1lPzFrCyZmDyB_4qPJjpqChJWniTCsYec_34Gt2AFr6LIYauF5ZVWVIa-X5Elh-g4-n1zbq2bdFw9-CLbC_6PaXP_JLtBb8vM5Ilz5tv8_pE8g8787uZtXO_-hI9LD14CN8El4Z9FFyYZmrHHb3740lAHv8fYd2o4riq6VQWfmxZaVYxzfRo0DbMjek-OeDAfr8f0ZKOarVzwIJwQLK9XQg1mEIzfO1dHrp8aFG6J3Ijbtq_teWqN2R71o507dNTG_thU8fu69cY7G23ml5d_QTMMICq/?1dmy&urile=wcm%3apath%3a%2Faphis_content_library%2Fsa_our_focus%2Fsa_animal_health%2Fsa_animal_disease_information%2Fsa_avian_health%2Fsa_detections_by_states%2Fct_ai_pacific_flyway" target="_blank">USDA</a>, <a href="http://www.promedmail.org/direct.php?id=3343477" target="_blank">ProMedMail</a>, <a href="http://www.cdc.gov/flu/news/outbreaks-h5-human-health.htm" target="_blank">CDC</a>)</li> <li>Ebola eye (<a href="http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1500306" target="_blank">NEJM</a>, <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/08/health/weeks-after-his-recovery-ebola-lurked-in-a-doctors-eye.html?_r=0" target="_blank">NYTimes</a>)</li> <li><a href="http://www.virology.ws/w3310/017_W3310_15.pdf" target="_blank">Viral persistence</a> (Virology lectures, pdf)</li> <li><a href="https://www.nei.nih.gov/health/uveitis/uveitis" target="_blank">Uveitis</a> (National Eye Institute)</li> <li><a href="https://www.nei.nih.gov/health/uveitis/uveitis" target="_blank">Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/21/7/15-0253_article" target="_blank">Stability of Ebolavirus</a> on surfaces (EID)</li> <li><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2012/12/29/twiv-special-ignorance-with-stuart-firestein/" target="_blank">Ignorance</a> with Stuart Firestein (TWiV Special)</li> <li><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/twiv-335-letters/" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV</li> </ul> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Timestamps by <a href="http://twitter.com/kaukkonen" target="_blank">Jennifer</a>. Thank you!</p> <h3 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"><strong>Alan - </strong><a href="https://experiment.com/u/PRYVw" target="_blank">Winogradsky time-lapse</a><a href="http://www.sitesucker.us/home.html" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Rich</strong> - <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/07/science/under-the-sea-a-missing-link-in-the-evolution-of-complex-cells.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&module=mini-moth&region=top-stories-below&WT.nav=top-stories-below" target="_blank">Missing link in evolution of complex cells</a><br /><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href="http://grantome.com/" target="_blank">Grantome</a><a href="http://diseasemaps.usgs.gov/mapviewer/" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href="http://photography.nationalgeographic.com/photography/photo-of-the-day/landscapes/" target="_blank">National Geographic Landscape Photo of the Day</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href="https://www.pymol.org/" target="_blank">PyMol</a> and <a href="http://www.cgl.ucsf.edu/chimera/" target="_blank">Chimera</a></p> <h3 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Listener Pick of the Week</h3> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"><strong>Mauricio</strong> - <a href="http://vax.herokuapp.com/" target="_blank">Vax!</a></p>
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TWiV 335: Ebola lite
<p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://verticalfarm.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href="http://bit.ly/poxdoc" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href="http://www.sitemaker.umich.edu/spindlerlab/home" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">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.</p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">This episode is sponsored by <a href="http://www.asm.org/microbe2016" target="_blank">ASM Microbe</a> and <a href="http://www.icaac.org/icaac-icc" target="_blank">ICAAC/ICC</a></p> <h3 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Links for this episode</h3> <ul style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"> <li>Possible <a href="http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm64e0501a1.htm?s_cid=mm64e0501a1_e" target="_blank">sexual transmission</a> of Ebolavirus (MMWR)</li> <li>Ebolavirus <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25814063" target="_blank">whole-virus vaccine</a> protects primates (Science)</li> <li><a href="http://www.pnas.org/content/105/4/1129.long" target="_blank">Biologically contained</a> Ebolaviruses (PNAS)</li> <li>Ebolavirus is evolving <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=olabode+as" target="_blank">but not changing</a> (Virology)</li> <li>Ebolavirus <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25814067" target="_blank">not undergoing</a> rapid evolution (Science)</li> <li><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/twiv-335-letters/" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 335</li> </ul> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Timestamps by <a href="http://twitter.com/kaukkonen" target="_blank">Jennifer</a>. Thank you!</p> <h3 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"><strong>Alan - </strong><a href="https://pinboard.in/about/" target="_blank">Pinboard</a><a href="http://www.sitesucker.us/home.html" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Rich</strong> - <a href="https://members.aamc.org/eweb/DynamicPage.aspx?Action=Add&ObjectKeyFrom=1A83491A-9853-4C87-86A4-F7D95601C2E2&WebCode=PubDetailAdd&DoNotSave=yes&ParentObject=CentralizedOrderEntry&ParentDataObject=Invoice%20Detail&ivd_formkey=69202792-63d7-4ba2-bf4e-a0da41270555&ivd_prc_prd_key=622204EA-677A-41AD-BDEE-A92251273633" target="_blank">Academic medicine investment in medical research</a><br /><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href="http://strictlypaper.com/blog/2013/11/tissue-paper-stop-motion-animation-for-nepia/" target="_blank">Tissue paper stop motion animation</a><a href="http://diseasemaps.usgs.gov/mapviewer/" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25908820" target="_blank">Do peer review panels select best science proposals?</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href="https://www.sciencebasedmedicine.org/still-no-association-between-mmr-and-autism/" target="_blank">MMR and autism: Still no association</a></p> <h3 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Listener Pick of the Week</h3> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"><strong>Ramon</strong> - <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25908820" target="_blank">Autism by MMR vaccine status<br /></a><strong>Mehul</strong> -  <a href="https://www.coursera.org/course/ebola" target="_blank">Ebolavirus disease course<br /></a><strong>Justin</strong> - <a href="http://astore.amazon.com/virologyws-20/detail/B002OXAPMO" target="_blank"><em>Molecular Biology of Bacterial Viruses</em></a> by Gunther S. Stent</p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Send your virology questions and comments (email or mp3 file) to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 334: In vino virus
<p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://verticalfarm.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href="http://bit.ly/poxdoc" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href="http://www.sitemaker.umich.edu/spindlerlab/home" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">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.</p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">This episode is sponsored by <a href="http://scimedsolutions.com" target="_blank">SciMed Solutions</a> and <a href="http://jmbe.asm.org" target="_blank">ASM Education</a>.</p> <h3 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Links for this episode</h3> <ul style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"> <li><a href="http://www.winespectator.com/webfeature/show/id/51471" target="_blank">Pinot noir</a> and viruses (Wine Spectator) 35:00</li> <li>Endogenous <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25381880" target="_blank">florendoviruses</a> (Nat Commun) 35:30</li> <li>Sex and Ebolavirus transmission (<a href="http://www.who.int/reproductivehealth/topics/rtis/ebola-virus-semen/en/" target="_blank">WHO</a>, <a href="http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/transmission/index.html" target="_blank">CDC</a>, <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/20/world/africa/signs-ebola-spreads-in-sex-prompt-a-cdc-warning.html?_r=1" target="_blank">NYTimes</a>) 54:10</li> <li>Ebolavirus <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/21/health/ebola-lying-in-wait.html?_r=0" target="_blank">waiting</a> (NYTimes) 57:35</li> <li>Canine influenza outbreak (<a href="http://www.promedmail.org/direct.php?id=3308583" target="_blank">ProMed</a>, <a href="http://www.northstarvets.com/blog/breaking-news-canine-influenza-virus/" target="_blank">NorthStarVets</a>) 1:01:10</li> <li>Dr. Oz under fire (<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2015/04/16/us/ap-us-mehmet-oz-columbia.html?action=click&contentCollection=Media&module=RelatedCoverage&region=Marginalia&pgtype=article" target="_blank">NYTimes</a>) 1:06:20</li> <li><a href="http://www.bmj.com/content/349/bmj.g7346" target="_blank">TV doctors</a> (Brit Med J) 1:09:50</li> <li><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/22/opinion/double-the-nih-budget.html?_r=0" target="_blank">Double</a> the NIH budget (NYTimes) 1:11:45</li> <li>Image credit: <a href="http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Vitis-vinifera-2.JPG" target="_blank">Grapes</a> and <a href="http://viralzone.expasy.org/all_by_species/119.html" target="_blank">Caulimovirus</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/twiv-334-letters/" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 334 6:10</li> </ul> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Timestamps by <a href="http://twitter.com/kaukkonen" target="_blank">Jennifer</a>. Thank you!</p> <h3 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Weekly Science Picks 1:17:05</h3> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"><strong>Alan - </strong><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/22/opinion/double-the-nih-budget.html?_r=0" target="_blank">NIH RFI: How do we fix this mess?</a><a href="http://www.sitesucker.us/home.html" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Rich</strong> - Editing embryos (<a href="http://www.popsci.com/researchers-edit-genes-human-embryos-first-time?dom=tw&src=SOC" target="_blank">PopSci</a>, <a href="http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s13238-015-0153-5/fulltext.html" target="_blank">Prot Cell</a>)<br /><strong>Kathy</strong> - Creative class presentations (<a href="https://youtu.be/IHHW6c3910g" target="_blank">one</a>, <a href="https://youtu.be/PTeddoFPlug" target="_blank">two</a>, <a href="https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B2GP4_jSQtRdelI1eGdUOS0wRFE/edit" target="_blank">three</a>, <a href="https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8dwAT4VdQdjczcwNHNGVzZrdEE/view" target="_blank">four</a>)<a href="http://diseasemaps.usgs.gov/mapviewer/" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href="http://www.ustornadoes.com/2015/04/22/the-month-with-the-most-tornadoes-across-the-country/" target="_blank">The most tornadoes</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong>Apollo 13, 45 years later (<a href="http://arstechnica.com/science/2015/04/16/apollo-13-the-mistakes-the-explosion-and-six-hours-of-live-saving-decisions/" target="_blank">Ars</a>, <a href="http://spectrum.ieee.org/aerospace/space-flight/apollo-13-we-have-a-solution" target="_blank">IEEE</a>, <a href="https://youtu.be/SDTqgdfUD5o" target="_blank">Farewell</a>)</p> <h3 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Listener Pick of the Week</h3> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"><strong>Johnye</strong> - <a href="https://youtu.be/rHOx5H5vNx4" target="_blank">Rudolf and Leopold Blaschka</a></p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Send your virology questions and comments (email or mp3 file) to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 333: Naturally curious chimeras
<p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Host: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a></p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Guests: Ben Fensterheim, Megan Freeman, Bobak Parang, and Meredith Rogers</p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Vincent returns to Vanderbilt University and meets up with Ben, Megan, Bobak, and Meredith to learn about life in the Medical Scientist Training Program.</p> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Links for this episode</h3> <ul style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"> <li>MTGR1 and <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25398765" target="_blank">intestinal secretory lineage</a> allocation (Faseb J)</li> <li>Coronaviruses induce <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25096879" target="_blank">macropinocytosis</a> (mBio)</li> <li>PD-1 and <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25339663" target="_blank">respiratory virus reinfection</a> (J Immunol)</li> <li>Vanderbilt MSTP on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/pages/Vanderbilt-MSTP/180534279429" target="_blank">Facebook</a></li> <li>Video of this episode: view at <a href="http://youtu.be/uXZ-eIwzjyo" target="_blank">YouTube</a></li> </ul> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Send your virology questions and comments (email or mp3 file) to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 332: Vanderbilt virology
<p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Host: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a></p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Guests: <a href="http://bordensteinlab.vanderbilt.edu" target="_blank">Seth Bordenstein</a>, <a href="http://www.crowelab.com/users/pipage" target="_blank">James Crowe</a>, and <a href="https://medschool.vanderbilt.edu/denison-lab/" target="_blank">Mark Denison</a></p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Vincent visits Vanderbilt University and meets up with Seth, Jim, and Mark to talk about their work on a virus of <em>Wolbachia, </em>anti-viral antibodies, and coronaviruses.</p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"> </p> <h3 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Links for this episode</h3> <ul style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"> <li>SARS-CoV <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20463816" target="_blank">error correction</a> (PLoS Path) 19:00</li> <li>Marburg virus neutralization by a human antibody (Cell <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25723165" target="_blank">one</a> and <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25723164" target="_blank">two</a>) 56:35</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25165636" target="_blank">Phage WO</a>, <em>Wolbachia</em> and <em>Drosophila</em> (Peer J) 1:02:00</li> <li>Seth's blog <a href="http://symbionticism.blogspot.com" target="_blank">Symbionticism</a> 1:31:30</li> <li>Seth on <a href="http://twitter.com/Symbionticism" target="_blank">Twitter</a></li> <li>Video of this episode: view at <a href="https://youtu.be/Knio_9XGBLE" target="_blank">YouTube</a></li> </ul> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Timestamps by <a href="http://twitter.com/kaukkonen" target="_blank">Jennifer</a>. Thank you!</p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Send your virology questions and comments (email or mp3 file) to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 331: Why is this outbreak different from all other outbreaks?
<div class="mceTemp" style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://verticalfarm.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href="http://bit.ly/poxdoc" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href="http://www.sitemaker.umich.edu/spindlerlab/home" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></div> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">The TWiV team discusses the possible association of the respiratory pathogen enterovirus D68 with neurological disease.</p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">This episode is sponsored by <a href="http://scimedsolutions.com" target="_blank">SciMed Solutions</a> and <a href="http://jmbe.asm.org" target="_blank">ASM Education</a>.</p> <h3 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Links for this episode</h3> <ul style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"> <li>Clusters of AFP associated with <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25638662" target="_blank">enterovirus D68</a> (Lancet) 31:35</li> <li><a href="http://www.thelancet.com/journals/laninf/article/PIIS1473-3099(15)70093-9/abstract" target="_blank">Novel outbreak</a> enterovirus D68 strain (Lancet Inf Dis) 53:00</li> <li>Enterovirus D68 in <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25788251" target="_blank">Norway</a> (Euro Surveill) 1:12:00</li> <li><a href="http://www.nature.com/nm/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nm.3846.html" target="_blank">Unknown enemy</a> (Nature) 1:10:40</li> <li>Enterovirus D68 on <a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2014/09/14/twiv-302/" target="_blank">TWiV 302</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/twiv-331-letters/" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 331 8:00, 1:23:50</li> </ul> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Timestamps by <a href="http://twitter.com/kaukkonen" target="_blank">Jennifer</a>. Thank you!</p> <h3 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Weekly Science Picks 1:53:50</h3> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"><strong>Alan - </strong><a href="http://qrz.com/db/ou0polio" target="_blank">OU0POLIO</a> ham radio special event station (<a href="http://www.dxsummit.fi/#/?dx_calls=OU0POLIO" target="_blank">on air reports</a>)<a href="http://www.sitesucker.us/home.html" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Rich</strong> - <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vx5Qt7_ECEE" target="_blank">Crane building itself</a> (YouTube)<br /><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href="https://ideas.lego.com/projects/98884" target="_blank">Vaccine heroes LEGO project</a><a href="http://diseasemaps.usgs.gov/mapviewer/" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href="http://www.livescience.com/50313-extreme-animals-photos.html" target="_blank">Life at the limits</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href="http://www.pbs.org/kenburns/cancer-emperor-of-all-maladies/home/" target="_blank">Emperor of all Maladies film</a> and <a href="http://phylogenomics.blogspot.com/2015/04/four-simple-tools-to-promote-gender.html" target="_blank">Conference gender balance</a></p> <h3 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Listener Pick of the Week</h3> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"><strong>Jake</strong> - <a href="http://motherboard.vice.com/read/software-is-designing-useful-microbes-that-dont-exist-in-nature?utm_source=mbfb" target="_blank">Designing useful microbes</a></p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Send your virology questions and comments (email or mp3 file) to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 330: A swinging gate
<p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://verticalfarm.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href="http://bit.ly/poxdoc" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href="http://www.sitemaker.umich.edu/spindlerlab/home" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">The TWiVers explain how a protein platform assists the hepatitis C virus RNA polymerase to begin the task of making viral genomes.</p> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Links for this episode</h3> <ul style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"> <li>NYAS <a href="http://www.nyas.org/landing/afterschool.aspx" target="_blank">Afterschool STEM Mentoring Program</a></li> <li>Concerns about editing the human germline (<a href="http://www.sciencemag.org/content/early/2015/03/18/science.aab1028.abstract" target="_blank">Science</a>, <a href="http://www.nature.com/news/don-t-edit-the-human-germ-line-1.17111" target="_blank">Nature</a>)</li> <li>Engineering the <a href="http://www.technologyreview.com/featuredstory/535661/engineering-the-perfect-baby/" target="_blank">perfect baby</a> (MIT Tech Rev)</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25678663" target="_blank">RNA recognition</a> by HCV polymerase (Science)</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25678645" target="_blank">Kickstarting</a> an RNA polymerase (Science)</li> <li>A <a href="http://www.virology.ws/2015/03/26/a-protein-platform-for-priming/" target="_blank">protein platform</a> for priming (virology blog)</li> <li><a href="http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Structural_Biochemistry/Enzyme/Apoenzyme_and_Holoenzyme" target="_blank">Apoenzyme and holoenzyme</a> (Wikibooks)</li> <li>Ebolavirus will not become a <a href="http://www.virology.ws/2015/02/21/ebolavirus-will-not-become-a-respiratory-pathogen/" target="_blank">respiratory pathogen</a> (virology blog)</li> <li><a href="http://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2015/s0313-burkholderia-pseudomallei.html" target="_blank"><em>Burkholderia pseudomallei</em></a> (CDC)</li> <li><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/twiv-330-letters/" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 330</li> </ul> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Timestamps by <a href="http://twitter.com/kaukkonen" target="_blank">Jennifer</a>. Thank you!</p> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"><strong>Alan - </strong><a href="http://spaceweather.tv/x-flare-2-1-captured-on-ham-radio-for-first-time/" target="_blank">X-Flare 2.1 captured</a><a href="http://www.sitesucker.us/home.html" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Rich</strong> - <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nkCkEWHreKY" target="_blank">Volvo ocean race drops research buoys</a> (YouTube)<br /><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href="http://www.nature.com/ni/journal/v16/n4/full/ni.3129.html?WT.ec_id=NI-201504" target="_blank">Nature double-blind peer review</a><a href="http://diseasemaps.usgs.gov/mapviewer/" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href="http://petapixel.com/2015/03/11/photographer-takes-drone-into-hang-son-doong-the-largest-cave-in-the-world/" target="_blank">Largest cave in the world</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href="http://www.hhmi.org/news/philanthropies-announce-new-program-support-early-career-scientists?utm_source=HHMI+News&utm_campaign=9415ef6c72-Faculty_Scholars_Program_Launch&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8f2808e1d6-9415ef6c72-69878073" target="_blank">New program for early-career scientists</a></p> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Listener Pick of the Week</h3> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"><strong>Michael</strong> - <a href="http://en.spaceengine.org/" target="_blank">Space Engine</a> and <a href="https://www.kerbalspaceprogram.com/" target="_blank">Kerbal Space Program</a><a href="http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/12/14/reality-based/" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Varun CN</strong> - <a href="http://astore.amazon.com/virologyws-20/detail/0307389928" target="_blank"><em>Incognito</em></a> by David Eagleman</p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Send your virology questions and comments (email or mp3 file) to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 329: Pox in the balance
<p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://verticalfarm.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href="http://bit.ly/poxdoc" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href="http://www.sitemaker.umich.edu/spindlerlab/home" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">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.</p> <h3 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Links for this episode</h3> <ul style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"> <li><a href="http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/1/1/e1400121" target="_blank">Immune signatures</a> in ME/CFS (Science Adv) 11:15</li> <li><a href="http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(15)60270-7/fulltext?rss=yes" target="_blank">Systemic exertion intolerance disease</a> (Lancet) 19:50</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25766294" target="_blank">Cell nuclease</a> controls anti-viral responses (Cell Host Micr) 25:10</li> <li>Poxvirus <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25766293" target="_blank">decapping enzymes </a>prevent innate responses (Cell Host Micr) 1:15:40</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25766288" target="_blank">Caps off</a> to poxviruses (Cell Host Micr)</li> <li><a href="https://youtu.be/Nig88guQrB4" target="_blank">Drummer Mohr</a> (YouTube) 1:24:05</li> <li><a href="http://www.promedmail.org/direct.php?id=3217942" target="_blank">Bornavirus</a> in squirrel breeders (ProMedMail) 1:28:45</li> <li><em><a href="http://www.asmscience.org/content/book/10.1128/9781555818517" target="_blank">Principles of Microbial Diversity</a> </em>5:30</li> <li><a href="http://jmbe.asm.org" target="_blank">Journal of Microbiology & Biology Education</a> 1:24:25</li> <li>Cross-stitch by Anne Marie 1:34:40</li> <li><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/twiv-329-letters/" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 329 1:25:00</li> </ul> <p><span style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Timestamps by Jennifer. Thank you!</span></p> <h3 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Weekly Science Picks 1:35:10</h3> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"><strong>Alan - </strong><a href="https://youtu.be/GSVv40M2aks" target="_blank">NASA Solar Dynamics Observatory video</a><a href="http://www.sitesucker.us/home.html" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Rich</strong> - <a href="http://www.sciencemag.org/content/347/6228/1300.full" target="_blank">Mutagenic chain reaction</a> (Video: <a href="https://youtu.be/2pp17E4E-O8" target="_blank">Genome editing with CRISPR</a>)<br /><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href="https://isurvey.bio-rad.com/scienceambassadors/welcome.action?WT.mc_id=pa-BRAND-ww-SciAmbassadors_TwkMH#.VJmkHYAAA" target="_blank">Science Ambassadors Program</a><a href="http://diseasemaps.usgs.gov/mapviewer/" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href="https://streetart.withgoogle.com/en/artist-stories" target="_blank">Street Art</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href="http://www.endpolio.org/about-polio" target="_blank">End Polio Now</a></p> <h3 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Listener Pick of the Week</h3> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"><strong>Ross</strong> - Three PhD Comics on Nature vs Science (<a href="http://www.phdcomics.com/comics/archive.php?comicid=1199" target="_blank">one</a>, <a href="http://www.phdcomics.com/comics/archive.php?comicid=1200" target="_blank">two</a>, <a href="http://www.phdcomics.com/comics/archive.php?comicid=1201" target="_blank">three</a>)<a href="http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/12/14/reality-based/" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Ricardo</strong> - <a href="http://www.gapminder.org/videos/demographic-party-trick-1-with-bill-gates/" target="_blank">Demographic Party Trick</a></p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Send your virology questions and comments (email or mp3 file) to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 328: Lariat tricks in 3D
<p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://verticalfarm.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href="http://bit.ly/poxdoc" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href="http://www.sitemaker.umich.edu/spindlerlab/home" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">The TWiVocateurs discuss how the RNA polymerase of enteroviruses binds a component of the splicing machinery and inhibits mRNA processing.</p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"> </p> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Links for this episode</h3> <ul style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"> <li>Viral polymerase binds Prp8 to <a href="http://journals.plos.org/plospathogens/article?id=10.1371/journal.ppat.1004199" target="_blank">inhibit mRNA splicing</a> (PLoS Path)</li> <li>Prp8 protein of the <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1370742/" target="_blank">spliceosome</a> (RNA)</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15016543" target="_blank">Nuclear entry</a> of poliovirus RdRp (Virol)</li> <li><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2013/01/20/twiv-216-processing-viralguuaacaccagrna/" target="_blank">RNA processing</a> (TWiV 216)</li> <li><a href="http://www.cdc.gov/measles/cases-outbreaks.html" target="_blank">Measles in USA</a> (CDC)</li> <li><a href="http://www.asmscience.org/content/book/10.1128/9781555818517" target="_blank"><em>Principles of Microbial Diversity</em></a></li> <li><a href="http://jmbe.asm.org" target="_blank">Journal of Microbiology & Biology Education</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/twiv-328-letters/" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 328</li> </ul> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"><strong>Alan - </strong><a href="http://blogs.plos.org/everyone/2015/02/25/positively-negative-new-plos-one-collection-focusing-negative-null-inconclusive-results/" target="_blank">Positively Negative</a> (PLoS One)<a href="http://www.sitesucker.us/home.html" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Rich</strong> - <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ie-SgbykXtg" target="_blank">ISS assembly</a> (YouTube)<br /><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href="http://www.boredpanda.com/ancient-tree-photography-beth-moon/" target="_blank">Ancient trees</a><a href="http://diseasemaps.usgs.gov/mapviewer/" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href="http://carolynporco.com" target="_blank">Carolyn Porco</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href="https://youtu.be/MTf2btguAUc" target="_blank">Tony Fauci on Ebola outbreak</a> (YouTube)</p> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Listener Pick of the Week</h3> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"><strong>David</strong> - <a href="http://shotbyshot.org" target="_blank">Shot by Shot</a><a href="http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/12/14/reality-based/" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Judi</strong> - <a href="https://www.ted.com/talks/romina_libster_the_power_of_herd_immunity?language=en" target="_blank">The Power of Herd Immunity</a></p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Send your virology questions and comments (email or mp3 file) to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 327: Does a gorilla shift in the woods?
<p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://verticalfarm.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href="http://bit.ly/poxdoc" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href="http://www.sitemaker.umich.edu/spindlerlab/home" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">The eTWiVicators review evidence that the HIV-1 group O epidemic began with a single cross-species transmission of virus from western lowland gorillas.</p> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Links for this episode</h3> <ul style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"> <li>Traces of ATCV-1 associated with <a href="http://www.pnas.org/content/112/9/E925" target="_blank">laboratory contamination</a> (PNAS)</li> <li>ATCV-1 findings <a href="http://www.pnas.org/content/112/9/E927%20" target="_blank">not explained</a> by contamination (PNAS)</li> <li>Origin of HIV-1 group O epidemic in <a href="http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2015/02/23/1502022112.short?rss=1" target="_blank">western lowland gorillas</a> (PNAS)</li> <li><a href="http://www.fujirebio-europe.com/products-services/product-browser/inno-liar-hiv-iii-score" target="_blank">INNO-LIA</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.asmscience.org/content/book/10.1128/9781555818517" target="_blank"><em>Principles of Microbial Diversity</em></a></li> <li>Image credit: John</li> <li><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/twiv-327-letters/" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 327</li> </ul> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"><strong>Alan - </strong><a href="http://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billNavClient.xhtml?bill_id=201520160SB277" target="_blank">California bill to eliminate personal vaccine exemptions</a><a href="http://www.sitesucker.us/home.html" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Rich</strong> - <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kepler_(spacecraft)" target="_blank">Kepler observatory</a> (<a href="http://www.nasa.gov/ames/kepler/nasas-kepler-discovers-first-earth-size-planet-in-the-habitable-zone-of-another-star/#.VPxpBIF4qrd" target="_blank">Kepler-186f</a>)<br /><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href="http://diseasemaps.usgs.gov/mapviewer/" target="_blank">USGS disease map<br /></a><strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href="http://astore.amazon.com/virologyws-20/detail/110762150X" target="_blank"><em>Philosphy of Microbiology</em></a> by Maureen O'Malley<a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href="http://nautil.us/" target="_blank">Nautilus</a></p> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Listener Pick of the Week</h3> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"><strong>Ken</strong> - <a href="http://astore.amazon.com/virologyws-20/detail/0990494306" target="_blank"><em>Life in our phage world</em></a> (<a href="http://2015phage.org/art.php" target="_blank">online</a>, <a href="http://2015phage.org/program.php" target="_blank">book party</a>); <a href="http://youtu.be/gwy2lD1reos" target="_blank">All about that base</a><a href="http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/12/14/reality-based/" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Neal</strong> - <a href="http://www.croiwebcasts.org/console/player/25660?mediaType=slideVideo&" target="_blank">Gilles van Cutsem at CROI</a><br /><strong>Ricardo</strong> - <a href="https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/flow-hive-honey-on-tap-directly-from-your-beehive" target="_blank">Flow hive</a></p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Send your virology questions and comments (email or mp3 file) to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 326: Giving HIV a flat tyr
<p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, and <a href="http://bit.ly/poxdoc" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a></p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">The sternutating TWiVers discuss preventing infection of cells and animals by a soluble CD4-CCR5 molecule that binds to HIV-1 virus particles.</p> <h3 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Links for this episode</h3> <ul style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"> <li><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/27/arts/television/leonard-nimoy-spock-of-star-trek-dies-at-83.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&module=photo-spot-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news&_r=1" target="_blank">Dif-tor heh smusma</a> (NY Times)</li> <li>Immunization <a href="https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8dwAT4VdQdjcmxwNDJ1SGtNdFk/view?usp=sharing" target="_blank">preterm premature infants</a> (Thanks, Johnye!)</li> <li>HIV and SHIV protection conferred by <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25707797" target="_blank">eCD4-Ig</a> (Nature)</li> <li>Tyrosine <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tyrosine_sulfation" target="_blank">sulfation</a> (Wikipedia)</li> <li>GBV-C and <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25473056" target="_blank">Ebolavirus infection</a> (J Virol)</li> <li><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/twiv-326-letters/" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 326</li> </ul> <h3 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"><strong>Alan - </strong><a href="http://astore.amazon.com/virologyws-20/detail/055380653X" target="_blank"><em>Toms River</em></a> by Dan Fagin<a href="http://www.sitesucker.us/home.html" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Rich</strong> - <a href="http://astore.amazon.com/virologyws-20/detail/B0016IXMWI" target="_blank"><em>Spin</em></a> by Robert Charles<a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href="http://arstechnica.com/business/2015/02/fcc-votes-for-net-neutrality-a-ban-on-paid-fast-lanes-and-title-ii/" target="_blank">FCC votes for net neutrality</a> (ArsTechnica)</p> <h3 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Listener Pick of the Week</h3> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"><strong>Neal</strong> - <a href="http://freakonomics.com/2015/01/08/why-doesnt-everyone-get-the-flu-vaccine-a-new-freakonomics-radio-podcast/" target="_blank">Why doesn't everyone get the flu vaccine?</a><a href="http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/12/14/reality-based/" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Fernando</strong> - <a href="http://www.newyorker.com/humor/borowitz-report/zombie-jonas-salk-rises-grave-hunt-idiots" target="_blank">Zombie Jonas Salk hunts idiots</a><br /><strong>Neva</strong> - <a href="http://wavefunction.fieldofscience.com/2015/02/physicists-in-biology-inverse-problems.html" target="_blank">Physicists in biology</a></p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Send your virology questions and comments (email or mp3 file) to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 325: Wildcats go viral
<p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Host: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a></p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Guests: <a href="http://www.k-state.edu/biology/people/tenure/clem/index.html" target="_blank">Rollie Clem</a> and <a href="http://www.k-state.edu/biology/people/tenure/passarelli/index.html" target="_blank">Lorena Passarelli</a></p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Vincent visits the 'Little Apple' and speaks with Rollie and Lorena about their work on mosquito-born viruses and baculoviruses.</p> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Links for this episode</h3> <ul style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21274634" target="_blank">Apoptosis inhibition</a> in <em>A. aegypti</em> (Apop)</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23474489" target="_blank">Initiator caspase</a> in armyworm (Insect Bioc Mol Biol)</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22438551" target="_blank">Manipulating apoptosis</a> in <em>A. aegypti</em> (J Virol)</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25652775" target="_blank">Viral inhibitors</a> of apoptosis (Sem Cell Dev Biol)</li> <li>Baculoviruses: <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24244160" target="_blank">Sophisticated pathogens</a> (PLoS Path)</li> <li>Baculovirus <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23149091" target="_blank">morphogenesis</a> (Virol)</li> <li>Barriers to <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21300392" target="_blank">baculovirus success</a> (Virol)</li> <li>Baculovirus <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22419804" target="_blank">endonuclease</a> (J Virol)</li> <li>Baculovirus <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21917957" target="_blank">DNA damage response</a> (J Virol)</li> <li>Video of this episode - view at <a href="http://youtu.be/ULDeOA745No" target="_blank">YouTube</a></li> </ul> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Send your virology questions and comments (email or mp3 file) to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 324: Viruses in the miR may appear more numerous
<p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://verticalfarm.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href="http://bit.ly/poxdoc" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href="http://www.sitemaker.umich.edu/spindlerlab/home" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Guest: <a href="http://johnskylar.com" target="_blank">Lee Feinman</a></p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">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.</p> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Links for this episode</h3> <ul style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"> <li><a href="http://astore.amazon.com/virologyws-20/detail/B0016IXMWI" target="_blank"><em>Spin</em></a> by Robert Charles Wilson</li> <li>Immunization of <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25182401" target="_blank">preterm infants</a> (Dev Period Med)</li> <li>miR-122 alters HCV <a href="http://www.cell.com/cell-host-microbe/abstract/S1931-3128(15)00020-7" target="_blank">translation-replication balance</a> (Cell Host Micr)</li> <li>Holding a <a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2012/04/22/twiv-180-throwing-ifit-at-flu-and-holding-a-mir-to-hcv/" target="_blank">miR to HCV</a> (TWiV 180)</li> <li>Treating hepatitis C by <a href="http://www.virology.ws/2013/06/06/treating-hepatitis-c-by-blocking-a-cellular-microrna/" target="_blank">blocking miR-122</a> (virology blog)</li> <li>Click <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Click_chemistry" target="_blank">chemistry</a> (Wikipedia)</li> <li><a href="http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Car-SideMirror.jpg" target="_blank">Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://apps.who.int/ebola/" target="_blank">Ebolavirus sitrep</a> (WHO)</li> <li><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/twiv-324-letters/" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 324</li> </ul> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"><strong>Lee - </strong><a href="http://www.nap.edu/catalog/18804/furthering-americas-research-enterprise" target="_blank">Furthering America's Research</a> and Upgoer <a href="http://splasho.com/upgoer5/" target="_blank">five</a> and <a href="http://splasho.com/upgoer6/" target="_blank">six</a><strong><br />Alan - </strong><a href="http://thesweethome.com/reviews/best-snow-shovels/" target="_blank">Best snow shovel</a><a href="http://www.sitesucker.us/home.html" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Rich</strong> - <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ripple_tank" target="_blank">Ripple tank</a><a href="http://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/hungry-snake-picked-wrong-dinner" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href="http://mathworld.wolfram.com/Fractal.html" target="_blank">Fractals</a><a href="http://www.antarcticimages.com" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href="http://www.cnn.com/2015/02/12/world/gallery/world-press-photo-contest-2015/" target="_blank">World Press Photo Contest 2015</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href="http://www.sciencebasedmedicine.org/what-do-we-do-about-politicians-and-physicians-who-promote-antivaccine-misinformation/" target="_blank">What to do about antivax politicians and physicians</a></p> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Listener Pick of the Week</h3> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"><strong>Patricia</strong> - <a href="http://www.rackham.umich.edu/fobgapt" target="_blank">Future of Bioscience Graduate & Postdoc training</a><a href="http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/12/14/reality-based/" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Paul</strong> - <a href="https://m.facebook.com/jennifer.hibbenwhite/posts/10155168515065632:0" target="_blank">This is my son Griffin, and he may have measles</a></p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Send your virology questions and comments (email or mp3 file) to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 323: A skid loader full of viromes
<p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://verticalfarm.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, and <a href="http://www.sitemaker.umich.edu/spindlerlab/home" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">The family <em>TWiVidae</em> discuss changes in the human fecal virome associated with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.</p> <h3 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Links for this episode</h3> <ul style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25619688" target="_blank">Enteric virome </a>changes in inflammatory bowel disease (Cell)</li> <li>Gov. Christie <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/politics/first-draft/2015/02/02/christie-says-parents-should-have-choice-on-vaccinations/?_r=0" target="_blank">stumbles on vaccination</a> (NY Times)</li> <li>Anti-vax <a href="http://www.npr.org/2015/02/04/383724467/the-psychology-behind-why-some-kids-go-unvaccinated" target="_blank">psychology</a> (NPR)</li> <li>Vaccine skeptic <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2015/02/04/383567862/once-a-vaccine-skeptic-this-mom-changed-her-mind" target="_blank">changes her mind</a> (NPR)</li> <li><a href="http://apps.who.int/ebola/" target="_blank">Ebolavirus sitrep</a> (WHO)</li> <li><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/twiv-323-letters/" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 323</li> </ul> <h3 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"><strong>Alan - </strong><a href="http://www.sitesucker.us/home.html" target="_blank">Sitesucker<br /></a><strong>Rich</strong> - <a href="http://www.iflscience.com/plants-and-animals/hungry-snake-picked-wrong-dinner" target="_blank">Snake picked wrong dinner</a><a href="http://www.antarcticimages.com" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href="http://www.snowfes.com/english/place/index.html" target="_blank">Sapporo Snow Festival</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href="http://www.wsj.com/articles/big-data-and-bacteria-mapping-the-new-york-subways-dna-1423159629" target="_blank">Mapping NYC subway DNA</a></p> <h3 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Listener Pick of the Week</h3> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"><strong>Gretchen</strong> - <a href="http://youtu.be/wBU9N35ZHIw" target="_blank">Scientific way to cut a cake</a><a href="http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/12/14/reality-based/" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Leslie</strong> - <a href="http://astore.amazon.com/virologyws-20/detail/1555812597" target="_blank"><em>Principles of Virology</em>, Second Edition</a></p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Send your virology questions and comments (email or mp3 file) to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 322: Postcards from the edge of the membrane
<p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://verticalfarm.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, and <a href="http://www.sitemaker.umich.edu/spindlerlab/home" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">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.</p> <h3 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Links for this episode</h3> <ul style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"> <li><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2014/12/24/science/mysterious-virus-that-killed-a-farmer-in-kansas-is-identified.html?_r=3" target="_blank">Bourbon virus</a> (NY Times)</li> <li><a href="http://viralzone.expasy.org/viralzone/all_by_species/79.html" target="_blank">Thogotovirus</a> (ViralZone)</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24086341" target="_blank">Drug induced apoptosis</a> and HIV infection (PLoS One)</li> <li>Mumps <a href="http://www.cdc.gov/mumps/outbreaks.html" target="_blank">cases and outbreaks</a> (CDC)</li> <li><a href="http://www.opossum.org/Pet.doc" target="_blank">Opossums as pets?</a> (doc)</li> <li><a href="http://cheezburger.com/4492504832" target="_blank">Cat found</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/twiv-322-letters/" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 322</li> </ul> <h3 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"><strong>Alan - </strong><a href="http://astore.amazon.com/virologyws-20/detail/B00LH5G1F0" target="_blank"><em>Boom</em></a> by Tony Horowitz<br /><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href="http://news.sciencemag.org/plants-animals/2014/07/octopus-supermom-sets-egg-brooding-record" target="_blank">Octopus supermom</a><a href="http://www.antarcticimages.com" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href="http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/09/21/25-beautiful-macro-photography-shots-photos/" target="_blank">Macrophotography</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong>Virology lectures 2015 (<a href="http://www.virology.ws/course" target="_blank">virology blog</a> and <a href="https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLGhmZX2NKiNlsqbNuq__7jeedNkdEaZBv" target="_blank">YouTube</a>)</p> <h3 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Listener Pick of the Week</h3> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"><strong>Paul</strong> - <a href="http://www.historyofvaccines.org/content/illsville-fight-disease" target="_blank">Illsville: Fight the Disease</a><a href="http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/12/14/reality-based/" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Ramon</strong> - <a href="http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/image-of-the-week/2013/11/25/vaccinate-do-it-for-the-testicles/" target="_blank">Vaccinate! Do it for the testicles<br /></a><strong>Sandra</strong> - <a href="http://themoth.org/posts/stories/who-can-you-trust" target="_blank">Who can you trust?</a></p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Send your virology questions and comments (email or mp3 file) to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 321: aTRIP and a pause
<p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://verticalfarm.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, and <a href="http://www.sitemaker.umich.edu/spindlerlab/home" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Guest: <a href="http://www.bumc.bu.edu/microbiology/people/faculty/paul-duprex-ph-d/" target="_blank">Paul Duprex</a></p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Paul joins the TWiV team to discuss the current moratorium on viral research to alter transmission, range and resistance, infectivity and immunity, and pathogenesis.</p> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Links for this episode</h3> <ul style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"> <li>Wain-Hobson objects (<a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23538789" target="_blank">one</a>, <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24136951" target="_blank">two</a>, <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25077136" target="_blank">three</a>, <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25316697" target="_blank">four</a>)</li> <li>Influenza H7N1 <a href="http://jvi.asm.org/content/88/12/6623.abstract?ijkey=7f8fc2fdf0952dc1a7b3bc1aa45c0c6bf7973308&keytype2=tf_ipsecsha" target="_blank">transmission</a> experiments (J Virol)</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25227471" target="_blank">Epistemological perspective</a> on aTRIP experiments (mBio)</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25316701" target="_blank">Limited scientific value</a> and risk (mBio)</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25316702" target="_blank">Reply</a> to limited scientific value (mBio)</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25085113" target="_blank">Risks and benefits</a> of aTRIP experiments (mBio)</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25316704" target="_blank">Apocalypse as rhetorical device</a> in aTRIP debate (mBio)</li> <li><a href="http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2014/10/17/doing-diligence-assess-risks-and-benefits-life-sciences-gain-function-research" target="_blank">Moratorium</a> on aTRIP experiments</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25505122" target="_blank">Moratorium</a> on aTRIP research (mBio)</li> <li><a href="http://mbio.asm.org/content/6/1/e02560-14.full" target="_blank">Risks</a> of influenza virus transmission experiments (mBio)</li> <li><a href="http://mbio.asm.org/content/6/1/e00041-15" target="_blank">Reply</a> to risks of influenza virus transmission experiments (mBio)</li> <li><a href="http://mbio.asm.org/content/5/6/e02292-14.extract?sid=f6a7d871-64f8-4d5b-b3c9-f0cc5d53b7db" target="_blank">Vagueness</a> of moratorium on aTRIP experiments (mBio)</li> <li><a href="http://mbio.asm.org/content/5/6/e02430-14.abstract" target="_blank">Role of aTRIP experiments</a> in vaccine recommendation (mBio)</li> <li><a href="http://mbio.asm.org/content/5/6/e02431-14.extract" target="_blank">Use of aTRIP data</a> for surveillance and preparedness (mBio)</li> <li>aTRIP towards <a href="http://mbio.asm.org/content/5/6/e02421-14.extract?sid=f6a7d871-64f8-4d5b-b3c9-f0cc5d53b7db" target="_blank">lexiconic precision</a> (mBio)</li> <li><a href="http://osp.od.nih.gov/office-biotechnology-activities/event/2014-10-22-121500-2014-10-22-200000/nsabb-meeting" target="_blank">October 2014 NSABB meeting</a> on aTRIP</li> <li><a href="https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLuTGMA3A_-16HWJ6smsx4w1Bh_2TKf40V" target="_blank">NAS aTRIP meeting</a> (YouTube)</li> <li>MERS-CoV aTRIP <a href="http://news.sciencemag.org/biology/2014/12/moratorium-risky-experiments-lifted-mers-mouse-studies" target="_blank">experiments exempted</a> (ScienceInsider)</li> <li>aTRIP: time for a <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25482289" target="_blank">debate</a> (Nat Rev Micro)</li> <li>Effect of aTRIP moratorium on <a href="http://mbio.asm.org/content/6/1/e02525-14.extract?sid=f6a7d871-64f8-4d5b-b3c9-f0cc5d53b7db" target="_blank">trainee plans</a> (mBio)</li> <li>Make the moratorium <a href="http://www.scientificamerican.com/article/make-the-pause-on-risky-pathogen-research-permanent/" target="_blank">permanent</a> (Sci Am)</li> <li>Image credirt: <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/jm999uk/3491575165/in/photolist-6jxeDP-74RBFu-76SMMb-cZWdQs-dS4Twn-6oXnFT-FFWRk-bUyqfb-kfEti-ae9H9Q-fwwtCD-pHTQUB-pNRBtQ-9PHCwP-4Do1HY-6kMmTm-dEpJyR-pHYZWb-oeAaXT-ocwhE4-bD9i8x-prt4p4-pHzQZQ-6U4Usy-fHi3DA-fHhLpC-6XtYMK-6buAYt-fH9Gkn-fH72de-aEasmB-fHMrDe-fA2uvd-kXeQAn-3UVrsL-6R7RJc-5wB4ia-dwMmG7-oM44m1-czJ6X9-dnigGe-fHMJYp-kXdRXp-mq1yt-dZxesu-4JTwk4-88BA7J-q7KiB5-7HLfY5-q7yYEb" target="_blank">John Morris</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/twiv-321-letters/" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 321</li> </ul> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"><strong>Alan - </strong><a href="http://astore.amazon.com/virologyws-20/detail/0767903862" target="_blank"><em>In a Sunburned Country</em></a> by Bill Bryson<br />Paul - <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24941736" target="_blank">Saving the lives of our dogs</a> (<a href="http://blog.wellcomelibrary.org/2013/10/saving-the-lives-of-our-dogs/" target="_blank">blog post</a>)<br /><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href="http://www.themarysue.com/lego-ideas-science-adventures/" target="_blank">New all-female Lego set</a><a href="http://www.antarcticimages.com" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href="http://news.yahoo.com/photos/female-storm-chaser-1421791192-slideshow/" target="_blank">Female storm-chaser</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href="http://www.despommierphotoart.com/" target="_blank">Despommier Photo Art</a></p> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Listener Pick of the Week</h3> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"><strong>Jacob</strong> - <a href="http://www.bmj.com/content/349/bmj.g7015" target="_blank">Exaggeration in news and press releases</a> (BMJ)<a href="http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/12/14/reality-based/" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Peter</strong> - <a href="http://weltquartett.de/" target="_blank">Quartet game</a> (photos: <a href="https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8dwAT4VdQdjcnZoZVVGWlZQbVRHU0hYZVRSSHZwdmlreGtN/view" target="_blank">one</a>, <a href="https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8dwAT4VdQdjYVhqNFJuNk5ZN3RMVmY5dUExdEhqb1pvaDBn/view" target="_blank">two</a>, <a href="https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8dwAT4VdQdjSWtDaFM5b3ZqMnU5Q3NtR2dXSFdkMkNlT09V/view" target="_blank">three</a>, <a href="https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8dwAT4VdQdjZkt1QVFJRXdIOGdoTHhuXzVNTGYzUFpVT2ow/view" target="_blank">four</a>, <a href="https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8dwAT4VdQdjQzUtQkhjOTB0WFFhTGhzb3M0M0VHR2d0MVpr/view" target="_blank">five</a>)</p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Send your virology questions and comments (email or mp3 file) to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 320: Retroviruses and cranberries
<p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Host: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a></p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Guest: <a href="http://sackler.tufts.edu/Faculty-and-Research/Faculty-Profiles/John-Coffin-Profile" target="_blank">John Coffin</a></p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">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.</p> <h3 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif;">Links for this episode</h3> <ul style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;"> <li><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Coffin_(scientist)" target="_blank">John Coffin</a> (Wikipedia)</li> <li>Specific <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24968937" target="_blank">HIV integration sites</a> (Science)</li> <li>Novel retrovirus in <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24352464" target="_blank">modern birds</a> (J Virol)</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21628392" target="_blank">Recombinant origin</a> of XMRV (Science)</li> <li>Cranberry <a href="http://www.twiv.tv/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/IMG_0463.jpg" target="_blank">harvest</a> (jpg)</li> </ul> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 16px; line-height: 24px;">Send your virology questions and comments (email or mp3 file) to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 319: Breaking breakbone
<p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://verticalfarm.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href="http://bit.ly/poxdoc" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href="http://www.sitemaker.umich.edu/spindlerlab/home" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">The TWiVers review the outcomes of two recent phase 3 clinical trials of a quadrivalent dengue virus vaccine in Asia and Latin America.</p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;"> </p> <h3 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; line-height: 19px;">Links for this episode</h3> <ul style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;"> <li>Efficacy of <a href="http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1411037" target="_blank">dengue vaccine</a> (NEJM)</li> <li><a href="http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMe1413146" target="_blank">Preventing</a> dengue (NEJM)</li> <li><a href="http://www.nature.com/scitable/topicpage/dengue-viruses-22400925" target="_blank">Dengue</a> viruses (Scitable)</li> <li><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Intention-to-treat_analysis" target="_blank">Intention to treat</a> (Wikipedia)</li> <li>Image credit: <a href="http://www.virology.wisc.edu/virusworld/PS10/dng_dengue_virus_vmd.jpg" target="_blank">Jean-Yves Sgro</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/twiv-319-letters/" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 319</li> </ul> <h3 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; line-height: 19px;">Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;"><strong>Alan - </strong><a href="http://astore.amazon.com/virologyws-20/detail/1568989970" target="_blank"><em>The Toaster Project</em></a> by Thomas Thwaites<a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Rich</strong> - <a href="http://www.space.com/28167-spacex-risky-reusable-rocket-landing-infographic.html" target="_blank">SpaceX</a> reusable rocket (<a href="http://www.spacex.com/news/2013/03/31/reusability-key-making-human-life-multi-planetary" target="_blank">SpaceX</a>)<br /><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href="http://www.antarcticimages.com" target="_blank">Antarctica: A Year on Ice<br /></a><strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href="http://www.post-gazette.com/news/health/2015/01/07/Mumps-outbreak-stumps-Allegheny-County-health-officials/stories/201501070175" target="_blank">NHL Mumps outbreak</a> and <a href="http://www.nasa.gov/content/hubble-s-high-definition-panoramic-view-of-the-andromeda-galaxy/#.VLKVysbSmud" target="_blank">Hubble Andromeda image</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href="http://www.wethemicrobiologist.in" target="_blank">We the Microbiologist</a></p> <h3 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; line-height: 19px;">Listener Pick of the Week</h3> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;"><strong>Neva</strong> - <a href="http://www.shapeways.com/model/1609482/mosquito-earrings.html?li=shortUrl" target="_blank">Mosquito earrings</a><a href="http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/12/14/reality-based/" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Basel</strong> - <a href="http://www.fda.gov/AdvisoryCommittees/Calendar/ucm427596.htm" target="_blank">Flu vaccine selection meeting</a></p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">Send your virology questions and comments (email or mp3 file) to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 318: Last year in virology
<p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href="http://bit.ly/poxdoc" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href="http://www.sitemaker.umich.edu/spindlerlab/home" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">The TWiV gang reviews ten fascinating, compelling, and riveting virology stories from 2014.</p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;"> </p> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; line-height: 19px;">Ten virology stories of 2014</h3> <ul style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;"> <li>Ebola virus outbreak (TWiV <a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2014/12/07/twiv-314/" target="_blank">314</a>, <a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2014/11/02/twiv-309/" target="_blank">309</a>, <a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2014/10/26/twiv-308/" target="_blank">308</a>, <a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2014/10/19/twiv-307/" target="_blank">307</a>, <a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2014/10/12/twiv-306/" target="_blank">306</a>, <a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2014/10/05/twiv-305/" target="_blank">305</a>, <a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2014/09/28/twiv-304/" target="_blank">304</a>, <a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2014/09/21/twiv-303/" target="_blank">303</a>, <a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2014/09/14/twiv-302/" target="_blank">302</a>, <a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2014/08/17/twiv-298/" target="_blank">298</a>, <a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2014/08/10/twiv-297/" target="_blank">297</a>, <a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2014/05/04/twiv-283-no-reston-for-the-weary/" target="_blank">283</a>)</li> <li>Directional uncoating of rhinovirus RNA (TWiV <a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2014/01/12/twiv-267-snow-in-the-headlights/" target="_blank">267</a>)</li> <li>Pandemic pathogen controversy (TWiV <a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2014/06/01/twiv-287-a-potentially-pandemic-podcast/" target="_blank">287</a>)</li> <li>Viral evolution (TWiV <a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2014/03/09/twiv-275-virocentricity-with-eugene-koonin/" target="_blank">275</a>)</li> <li>Borna virus inhibition by endogenous DNA (TWiV <a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2014/09/21/twiv-303/" target="_blank">303</a>)</li> <li>MERS-CoV in dromedary camels (TWiV <a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2014/02/25/twiv-special-mers-coronavirus-in-dromedary-camels/" target="_blank">special</a>, TWiV <a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2014/06/01/twiv-287-a-potentially-pandemic-podcast/" target="_blank">287</a>)</li> <li>Oncolytic measles virus (TWiV <a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2014/08/17/twiv-298/" target="_blank">298</a>)</li> <li>Amazing norovirus findings (TWiV <a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2014/11/23/twiv-312/" target="_blank">312</a> and <a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2014/11/30/twiv-313/" target="_blank">313</a>)</li> <li>Toxin delivery to aphids (TWiV <a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2014/02/16/twiv-272-give-peas-a-chance/" target="_blank">272</a>)</li> <li>The Salk Legacy (TWiV <a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2014/04/20/twiv-281-the-salk-legacy-with-peter-l-salk/#comments" target="_blank">281</a>)</li> </ul> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; line-height: 19px;">Links for this episode</h3> <ul style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;"> <li><a href="http://news.sciencemag.org/africa/2014/12/bat-filled-tree-may-have-been-ground-zero-ebola-epidemic" target="_blank">Bat-filled</a> tree (Science)</li> <li>Possible Ebola virus <a href="http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/news-perspective/2014/12/cdc-lab-tech-still-healthy-after-possible-ebola-exposure" target="_blank">lab exposure</a> (CIDRAP)</li> <li><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2014/12/25/health/cdc-ebola-error-in-lab-may-have-exposed-technician-to-virus.html?_r=1" target="_blank">Mishandling</a> of Ebola virus sample (NY Times)</li> <li>Where could Ebola virus <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/goatsandsoda/2015/01/02/371994171/where-could-ebola-strike-next-scientists-virus-hunt-in-asia" target="_blank">strike next</a>? (NPR)</li> <li>New Legos of <a href="http://www.pri.org/stories/2014-06-05/legos-new-line-female-scientist-features-astronomer-and-paleontologist" target="_blank">female scientists</a></li> <li>Photo and cookie by Kathy Spindler</li> <li><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/twiv-318-letters/" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 318</li> </ul> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; line-height: 19px;">Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;"><strong>Alan - </strong><a href="http://cds.cern.ch/journal/CERNBulletin/2014/43/News%20Articles/1955523?ln=en" target="_blank">Mystery photos from CERN</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Rich</strong> - <a href="http://youtu.be/k7HqC_hyTfI" target="_blank">Adam E. Cohen: Bringing bioelectricity to light</a><br /><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href="http://www.wired.com/2014/12/microbe-discoveries-of-2014/" target="_blank">Wired's top microbe stories of 2014<br /></a><strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href="https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8dwAT4VdQdjMm5sSWNJLXdoMnFka0pRVGhfUWFOaXI5WWhr/view?usp=sharing%20" target="_blank">Mouse joke</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><em>The Science of Epidemics</em> (Time Inc Special)</p> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; line-height: 19px;">Listener Pick of the Week</h3> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;"><strong>Neva </strong>- <a href="http://www.neatoshop.com/product/Sir-Bacteriophage" target="_blank">Sir Bacteriophage</a><br /><strong>Sagi</strong> - <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/goatsandsoda/2014/12/26/371201551/how-to-make-an-unboring-documentary-about-polio" target="_blank">An unboring polio documentary</a></p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">Send your virology questions and comments (email or mp3 file) to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 317: Brazil goes viral
<p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">Host: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a></p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">Guests: Eurico Arruda, Gustavo Acrani, Cintia Bittar, Tatiana Domitrovic, and Suellen Galvino-Costa</p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">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.</p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">Video of this episode: view at <a href="http://youtu.be/7qX-eQH-AII" target="_blank">YouTube</a></p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">Send your virology questions and comments (email or mp3 file) to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 316: The enemy of my enemy is not my friend
<p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href="http://bit.ly/poxdoc" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href="http://www.sitemaker.umich.edu/spindlerlab/home" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">Vincent, Alan, Rich and Kathy discuss how interleukin 10 modulation of Th17 helper cells contribute to alphavirus pathogenesis.</p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">Links for this episode</p> <ul style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;"> <li><a href="http://www.pnas.org/content/111/45/16053.abstract" target="_blank">IL10 modulation of Th17 cells</a> during alphavirus pathogenesis (PNAS)</li> <li>Th17 cells involved in <a href="http://www.virology.ws/2014/12/10/how-influenza-virus-infection-might-lead-to-gastrointestinal-symptoms/" target="_blank">influenza mediated gut injury</a> (J Exp Med)</li> <li><a href="http://users.rcn.com/jkimball.ma.ultranet/BiologyPages/T/Th1_Th2.html" target="_blank">Helper T cells</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/season/" target="_blank">2014-15 flu season</a> (CDC)</li> <li>Key facts about <a href="http://www.cdc.gov/flu/keyfacts.htm" target="_blank">flu & flu vaccine</a> (CDC)</li> <li>Does the flu <a href="http://turbidplaque.com/2011/10/so-does-the-flu-vaccine-work-or-not/" target="_blank">vaccine work</a>? (Turbid plaque)</li> <li><a href="http://www.virology.ws/2013/01/18/effectiveness-of-this-seasons-influenza-vaccine/" target="_blank">Effectiveness</a> of flu vaccine (virology blog)</li> <li><a href="http://www.biolegend.com/media_assets/thelper/Th17.png" target="_blank">Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/twiv-316-letters/" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 316</li> </ul> <h3 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; line-height: 19px;">Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;"><strong>Alan - </strong><a href="http://www.itcamefromthepond.com/" target="_blank">It came from the pond</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Rich</strong> - <a href="http://www.erikwernquist.com/wanderers/film.html" target="_blank">Wanderers</a><br /><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href="http://astore.amazon.com/virologyws-20/detail/0670025852" target="_blank"><em>The Sense of Style</em> by Steven Pinker</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href="http://www.2015phage.org/" target="_blank"><em>Life in Our Phage World</em></a></p> <h3 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; line-height: 19px;">Listener Pick of the Week</h3> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;"><strong>Fernando</strong> - <a href="http://arnoldzwicky.org/2014/12/14/reality-based/" target="_blank">Reality based?</a></p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">Send your virology questions and comments (email or mp3 file) to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 315: Must be something in the water
<p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href="http://bit.ly/poxdoc" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href="http://www.sitemaker.umich.edu/spindlerlab/home" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">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.</p> <h3 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; line-height: 19px;">Links for this episode</h3> <ul style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;"> <li><a href="http://www.cdc.gov/flu/NIVW/" target="_blank">National Influenza Immunization Week</a> (CDC)</li> <li>Densovirus associated with <a href="http://www.pnas.org/content/111/48/17278.abstract" target="_blank">sea star wasting disease</a> (PNAS)</li> <li>A virus that <a href="http://www.virology.ws/2014/11/17/a-virus-that-melts-sea-stars/" target="_blank">melts sea stars</a> (virology blog)</li> <li>Chlorovirus in <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=25349393" target="_blank">human oropharynx</a> (PNAS)</li> <li><a href="http://www.virology.ws/2014/11/13/algal-virus-associated-with-altered-human-cognitive-functions/" target="_blank">Algal virus</a> in humans (virology blog)</li> <li><a href="http://www.pnas.org/content/111/48/17278.full" target="_blank">Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/twiv-315-letters/" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 315</li> </ul> <h3 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; line-height: 19px;">Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;"><strong>Alan - </strong><a href="http://reellifescience.com/2014/11/12/reellife-science-2014-winners-announced/" target="_blank">ReelLife Science 2014 Winners</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Rich</strong> - <a href="http://astore.amazon.com/virologyws-20/detail/B00EMXBDMA" target="_blank"><em>The Martian</em> by Andy Weir</a><br /><strong>Kathy</strong> - <a href="http://news.sciencemag.org/people-events/2014/11/dance-your-ph-d-winner-announced?utm_content=buffer173a3&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer" target="_blank">Dance Your Ph.D. Winner</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href="http://time.com/time-person-of-the-year-ebola-fighters/" target="_blank">Time Person of the Year 2014 - The Ebola Fighters</a></p> <h3 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; line-height: 19px;">Listener Pick of the Week</h3> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;"><strong>Ricardo</strong> - <a href="http://www.minipcr.com/" target="_blank">MiniPCR</a><br /><strong>Eli</strong> - <a href="http://www.worldcommunitygrid.org/research/oet1/overview.do" target="_blank">Let's outsmart Ebola together</a> AND <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sRv19gkZ4E0" target="_blank">The Ebola virus explained</a></p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">Send your virology questions and comments (email or mp3 file) to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 314: Einstein goes viral
<p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">Host: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a></p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">Guests: <a href="http://www.einstein.yu.edu/faculty/10768/kartik-chandran/" target="_blank">Kartik Chandran</a>, <a href="http://www.einstein.yu.edu/faculty/6576/ganjam-kalpana/" target="_blank">Ganjam Kalpana</a>, and <a href="http://www.einstein.yu.edu/faculty/7896/margaret-kielian/" target="_blank">Margaret Kielian</a></p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">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.</p> <h3 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; line-height: 19px;">Links for this episode</h3> <ul style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;"> <li>Antibodies that protect against <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25140871" target="_blank">Sudan virus</a> (ACS Chem Biol)</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22395071" target="_blank">Ebola virus entry</a> requires NPC1 (EMBO J)</li> <li>A <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24846574" target="_blank">toggle switch</a> for virus entry (Nat Comm)</li> <li>Imaging <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24696489" target="_blank">alphavirus exit</a> (J Virol)</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23799881" target="_blank">Defects in HIV-1</a> unable to interact with INI1 (Retrovirol)</li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12138206" target="_blank">Cell cycle arrest</a> by INI1 (Mol Cell Biol)</li> <li>Video of this episode - view at <a href="http://youtu.be/hqJww4au7uU" target="_blank">YouTube</a></li> </ul> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">Send your virology questions and comments (email or mp3 file) to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 313: With viruses like these, who needs enemas?
<p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, and <a href="http://bit.ly/poxdoc" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a></p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">Vincent, Alan, and Rich discuss how norovirus, an enteric virus, can replace the functions of the gut microbiome.</p> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; line-height: 19px;">Links for this episode</h3> <ul style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;"> <li>Ebola virus <a href="http://www.who.int/csr/disease/ebola/situation-reports/en//" target="_blank">update</a> (WHO)</li> <li>Norovirus can replace functions of <a href="http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nature13960.html" target="_blank">gut microbiome</a> (Nature)</li> <li>Post-vaccinal <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25120026" target="_blank">distemper encephalitis</a> (N Z Vet J)</li> <li>Novel sea otter <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24807180" target="_blank">poxvirus</a> (J Wildl Dis)</li> <li>Poliovirus <a href="http://www.virology.ws/2014/08/29/poliovirus-escapes-antibodies/" target="_blank">escapes antibodies</a> (virology blog)</li> <li>CDC <a href="http://www.sciencebasedmedicine.org/the-cdc-whistleblower-saga-updates-backlash-and-i-hope-a-wrap-up/" target="_blank">whistleblower saga</a> (Sci Based Med)</li> <li>Snopes on <a href="http://www.snopes.com/medical/disease/cdcwhistleblower.asp" target="_blank">CDC whistleblower</a></li> <li><a href="http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Gray1058.png" target="_blank">Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/twiv-312-letters/" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 313</li> <li>Video of this episode - view at <a href="http://youtu.be/VltAqivo5V0" target="_blank">YouTube</a></li> </ul> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; line-height: 19px;">Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;"><strong>Alan - </strong><a href="https://medium.com/message/networks-without-networks-7644933a3100" target="_blank">Retrocomputing</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Rich</strong> - <a href="http://sci.esa.int/where_is_rosetta/" target="_blank">Where is Rosetta?</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href="http://youtu.be/UsvUVDTgPoI" target="_blank">Antares rocket explosion</a></p> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; line-height: 19px;">Listener Pick of the Week</h3> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;"><strong>Simon</strong> - <a href="http://relprime.com/" target="_blank">Relatively Prime</a><br /><strong>Mark</strong> - <a href="http://www.giantmicrobes.com/" target="_blank">Giant Microbes</a></p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">Send your virology questions and comments (email or mp3 file) to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 312: She sells B cells
<p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://verticalfarm.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href="http://bit.ly/poxdoc" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href="http://www.sitemaker.umich.edu/spindlerlab/home" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">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.</p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">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 <a href="http://www.mssm.edu/MIC" target="_blank">www.mssm.edu/MIC</a>.</p> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; line-height: 19px;">Links for this episode</h3> <ul style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;"> <li>Ebola virus <a href="http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2014/11/05/letter-president-emergency-appropriations-request-ebola-fiscal-year-2015" target="_blank">appropriations</a> (White House)</li> <li>ASM <a href="https://www.asm.org/index.php/news-room/asm-press-releases/89-news-room/media-info/93256-asm-ebola-faq" target="_blank">Ebola FAQ</a></li> <li>Quarantine due to <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/goatsandsoda/2014/11/18/365015169/india-quarantines-ebola-survivor-because-of-infectious-semen" target="_blank">Ebola virus in semen</a> (NPR)</li> <li>Enteric bacteria promote <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25378626" target="_blank">norovirus infection of B cells</a> (Science)</li> <li>Norovirus <a href="http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/2014/11/06/norovirus-the-perfect-pathogen-emerges-from-the-shadows/" target="_blank">emerges</a> (Zimmer)</li> <li><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/2011/05/22/twiv-134-meet-ralph-your-cruise-director/" target="_blank">Stephanie Karst</a> on TWiV 134</li> <li><a href="http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Blausen_0624_Lymphocyte_B_cell.png" target="_blank">Image credit</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/twiv-312-letters/" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 312</li> </ul> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; line-height: 19px;">Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;"><strong>Alan - </strong><a href="http://www.aopa.org/News-and-Video/All-News/2014/November/19/The-inside-story-of-an-Ebola-evacuation-mission?WT.mc_id=141121epilot&WT.mc_sect=news" target="_blank">How Ebola airlifts work</a><strong><br /></strong><strong>Kathy -</strong> Fred Murphy's <a href="http://www.utmb.edu/virusimages/" target="_blank"><em>Foundations of Virology</em></a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Rich</strong> - <a href="http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2014/09/pendulum-wave/" target="_blank">Pendulum wave</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href="http://www.sel.barc.usda.gov/diptera/ann1.htm" target="_blank">Young Dipterists</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href="http://www.microbeworld.org/podcasts/asm-after-hours/1788-microbes-after-hours-ebola-on-the-front-lines" target="_blank">Microbes After Hours: Ebola</a> and <a href="http://www.getuncommon.com/shared/designs/OTYvdnJhY2FuaWVsbG9nbWFpbGNvbS8xODQzOTE2L1ZJTkNFTlQgUkFDQU5JRUxMTy9idXk/RW5qb3kh/?utm_source=userdesign&utm_medium=share&utm_campaign=share" target="_blank">TWiV iPhone 6 case</a></p> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; line-height: 19px;">Listener Pick of the Week</h3> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;"><strong>Alane</strong> - <a href="http://healthmap.org/en/" target="_blank">Health Map</a><br /><strong>Todd</strong> - <a href="http://www.harpocratesspeaks.com/2012/04/demystifying-vaccine-ingredients.html" target="_blank">Formaldehyde in vaccines</a></p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">Send your virology questions and comments (email or mp3 file) to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 311: Bulldogs go viral
<p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">Host: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a></p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">Guests: <a href="http://vet.uga.edu/vpp/people/fu" target="_blank">Zhen Fu</a> and <a href="http://vet.uga.edu/id/people/he-b" target="_blank">Biao He</a></p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">Vincent visits the University of Georgia where he speaks with Zhen Fu and Biao He about their work on rabies virus and paramyxoviruses.</p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">Links for this episode</p> <ul style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;"> <li>Blood-brain permeability and rabies <a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0166354214002125" target="_blank">survival</a> (Antiviral Res)</li> <li>Rabies induces <a href="http://jvi.asm.org/content/88/9/4698" target="_blank">blood-brain permeability</a> (J Virol)</li> <li>Virus neutralizing antibodies in CNS of <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24069466" target="_blank">non-lethal rabies</a> (PLoS Neg Trop Dis)</li> <li><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0264410X14004186" target="_blank">RSV vaccine</a> based on PIV5 (Vaccine)</li> <li>New <a href="http://jvi.asm.org/content/88/5/2600" target="_blank">mumps vaccine</a> (J Virol)</li> <li>PIV5-based <a href="http://jvi.asm.org/content/87/10/5985" target="_blank">influenza virus vaccine</a> (J Virol)</li> <li>Video of this episode - view at <a href="http://youtu.be/qrQmQEJ5HUk" target="_blank">YouTube</a></li> </ul> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">Send your virology questions and comments (email or mp3 file) to twiv@twiv.tv </p>
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TWiV 310: From bacteriophage to retroviruses with Ann Skalka
<p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a> and <a href="http://www.fccc.edu/research/pid/rall/" target="_blank">Glenn Rall</a></p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">Guest: <a href="http://www.fccc.edu/research/pid/skalka/" target="_blank">Ann Skalka</a></p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">Vincent and Glenn meet up with Ann and talk about her long and productive career in virology, from biochemistry to bacteriophage lambda to retroviruses.</p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;"> </p> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; line-height: 19px;">Links for this episode</h3> <ul style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;"> <li>Skalka <a href="http://www.fccc.edu/research/pid/skalka/" target="_blank">laboratory</a></li> <li>Asilomar Conference on <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asilomar_Conference_on_Recombinant_DNA" target="_blank">recombinant DNA</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20686665" target="_blank">Unexpected</a> inheritance (PLoS Path)</li> <li>Viral sequences in <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20861255" target="_blank">vertebrate genomes</a> (J Virol)</li> <li>Assembly of <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23322775" target="_blank">integrase multimers</a> (J Biol Chem)</li> <li>Cell cycle and <a href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15669021" target="_blank">retrovirus integration</a> (J Cell Bioch)</li> <li>Video of this episode - view at <a href="http://youtu.be/dtrgP7JmIks" target="_blank">YouTube</a></li> </ul> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">Send your virology questions and comments (email or mp3 file) to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 309: Ebola email
<p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://verticalfarm.com" target="_blank">Dickson Despommier</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, <a href="http://bit.ly/poxdoc" target="_blank">Rich Condit</a>, and <a href="http://www.sitemaker.umich.edu/spindlerlab/home" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">The TWiVocytes answer questions about Ebola virus, including mode of transmission, quarantine, incubation period, immunity, and much more.</p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">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 <a href="http://www.mssm.edu/MIC" target="_blank">www.mssm.edu/MIC</a>.</p> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; line-height: 19px;">Links for this episode</h3> <ul style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;"> <li>Guidelines for monitoring <a href="http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/exposure/monitoring-and-movement-of-persons-with-exposure.html" target="_blank">potentially infected persons</a> (CDC)</li> <li>ASTMH meeting <a href="http://news.sciencemag.org/health/2014/10/been-ebola-affected-country-stay-away-tropical-medicine-meeting-louisiana-says" target="_blank">rejects attendees</a> from Ebola countries (ScienceInsider)</li> <li>Defense Threat Reduction Agency call for <a href="https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=4644486179fe1388a4c395d0d0527b5e&tab=core&_cview=0" target="_blank">Ebola virus proposals</a></li> <li>NSF calls for <a href="http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2015/nsf15006/nsf15006.jsp" target="_blank">Ebola virus proposals</a></li> <li>Review of Ebola virus <a href="http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/transmission/human-transmission.html" target="_blank">human-human transmission</a> (CDC)</li> <li>How Firestone <a href="http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6342a6.htm?s_cid=mm6342a6_w" target="_blank">controlled Ebola virus</a> (MMWR)</li> <li>Could Reston virus be a <a href="http://www.virology.ws/2014/10/23/could-reston-virus-be-a-vaccine-for-ebola-virus/" target="_blank">vaccine for Ebola virus?</a> (virology blog)</li> <li><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/twiv-309-letters/" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 309</li> </ul> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; line-height: 19px;">Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;"><strong>Alan - </strong><a href="http://www.cdc.gov/flu/weekly/usmap.htm" target="_blank">CDC Influenza activity weekly maps</a><strong><br /></strong><strong>Kathy -</strong> <a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank">Going Deep with David Rees<br /></a><strong>Rich</strong> - <a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank">Virology Special Issue: Giant Viruses<br /></a><strong>Dickson</strong> - <a href="http://www.nikonsmallworld.com/galleries/photo/2014-photomicrography-competition" target="_blank">Nikon Small World Winners</a><a href="http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/00426822/466/supp/C" target="_blank"><br /></a><strong>Vincent - </strong><a href="http://www.virology.ws/2014/10/30/twim-90-think-globally-act-locally/" target="_blank">TWiM #90</a> and <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/31/us/why-republicans-keep-telling-everyone-theyre-not-scientists.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&_r=1" target="_blank">Republicans are not scientists</a></p> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; line-height: 19px;">Listener Pick of the Week</h3> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;"><strong>Paul</strong> - <a href="http://www.liacs.nl/~bvstrien/stuva_files/slides1411-sciencetalent.pdf" target="_blank">Tricks and Tools of Great Scientists</a><br /><strong>Yegor</strong> - <a href="http://www.dancarlin.com/hardcore-history-series/" target="_blank">Hardcore History<br /></a><strong>Amanda</strong> - <a href="http://www.skepticalraptor.com/skepticalraptorblog.php/scary-flu-vaccine-ingredients/" target="_blank">Vaccine ingredients</a>; <a href="http://www.iflscience.com/health-and-medicine/one-map-sums-damage-caused-anti-vaccination-movement" target="_blank">Anti-vaxers damage</a>; <a href="http://www.newyorker.com/science/maria-konnikova/i-dont-want-to-be-right" target="_blank">Minds of anti-vaxers</a></p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">Send your virology questions and comments (email or mp3 file) to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 308: The Running Mad Professor
<p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">Host: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a></p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">Guest: <a href="http://www.liv.ac.uk/infection-and-global-health/staff/tom-solomon/" target="_blank">Tom Solomon</a></p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">Tom talks with Vincent about viral central nervous system infections of global importance, Ebola virus, and running the fastest marathon dressed as a doctor.</p> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;"> </p> <h3 style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; line-height: 19px;">Links for this episode</h3> <ul style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;"> <li><a href="http://youtu.be/aBoyq_QV-5w" target="_blank">World's biggest brain</a></li> <li>Tom's <a href="https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRNE4zDEVDm-lG3GY3ydJIg" target="_blank">YouTube channel</a></li> <li><a href="http://youtu.be/tySFXZ-ABZA" target="_blank">Sex, drugs, and emerging viruses</a> (TedX)</li> <li><a href="http://youtu.be/iPtmXnWj6jk" target="_blank">The Running Mad Professor</a></li> <li>Image credit: <a href="http://www.clickliverpool.com/business/public-sector/128399-liverpool-unning-mad-professor-sets-sights-on-charity-london-marathon.html" target="_blank">ClickLiverpool</a></li> <li>Video of this episode - view at <a href="http://youtu.be/yhjYVocJ5xg" target="_blank">YouTube</a></li> </ul> <p style="color: #333333; font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">Send your virology questions and comments (email or mp3 file) to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 307: Ebola aetiology
<p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" target="_blank">Vincent Racaniello</a>, <a href="http://turbidplaque.com" target="_blank">Alan Dove</a>, and <a href="http://www.sitemaker.umich.edu/spindlerlab/home" target="_blank">Kathy Spindler</a></p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">Guest: <a href="http://scienceblogs.com/aetiology/" target="_blank">Tara C. Smith</a></p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">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.</p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;"> </p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">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 <a href="http://www.mssm.edu/MIC" target="_blank">www.mssm.edu/MIC</a>.</p> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; line-height: 19px;">Links for this episode</h3> <ul style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;"> <li><a href="http://www.asm.org/index.php/fellowships-2/24-education/postdoc-scientist/92720-communications-and-marketing-fellowship" target="_blank">Science communications fellow</a> at ASM</li> <li>Nation <a href="http://www.newyorker.com/humor/borowitz-report/fear-ebola-outbreak-make-nation-turn-science?utm_source=tny&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=borowitz&mbid=nl_141016_Borowitz&CUST_ID=24094196&spMailingID=7208458&spUserID=MzQ3OTgyMDMzNDYS1&spJobID=541761736&spReportId=NTQxNzYxNzM2S0" target="_blank">turns to science</a> (New Yorker)</li> <li><a href="http://www.cdc.gov/24-7/protectingpeople/disease-detectives/" target="_blank">CDC employees</a> in West Africa (CDC)</li> <li><a href="http://bigstory.ap.org/article/6fd22fbcca0c47318cb178596d57dc7a/un-we-botched-response-ebola-outbreak" target="_blank">UN botched</a> Ebola response (AP)</li> <li><a href="http://www.cnn.com/2014/10/17/politics/ebola-czar-ron-klain/index.html?hpt=hp_t1" target="_blank">Ebola czar</a> (CNN)</li> <li>Ebola vaccine and <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/10/12/ebola-vaccine_n_5974148.html" target="_blank">budget cuts</a> (HuffPo)</li> <li>Collins' <a href="http://www.michaeleisen.org/blog/" target="_blank">ridiculous meme</a> (NOT junk)</li> <li>How to <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/13/opinion/how-to-quarantine-against-ebola.html?_r=0" target="_blank">quarantine against Ebola</a> (Mukherjee)</li> <li><a href="http://mic.com/articles/101572/here-s-what-it-looks-like-when-ebola-fear-comes-to-the-heartland" target="_blank">Ebola fear</a> in Heartland (Tara Smith)</li> <li><a href="http://www.politifact.com/punditfact/statements/2014/oct/16/glenn-beck/beck-warns-massive-mutations-ebola-virus/" target="_blank">Massive mutations</a> in Ebola virus (PunditFact)</li> <li>Ebola <a href="http://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2014/p1008-ebola-screening.html" target="_blank">airport screening</a> (CDC)</li> <li>What is <a href="http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/pdf/contact-tracing.pdf" target="_blank">contact tracing?</a> (<a href="http://www.cdc.gov/vhf/ebola/outbreaks/what-is-contact-tracing.html" target="_blank">video</a>) (CDC)</li> <li>Inside MSF <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Ib6WbIKyRE&feature=youtu.be&t=19m22s" target="_blank">Ebola unit</a> (YouTube)</li> <li>Ebola <a href="http://www.dupont.com/content/dam/assets/products-and-services/personal-protective-equipment/assets/DPP14_20240_Ebola_Tech_Bulletin_%2091114b.pdf" target="_blank">tech bulletin</a> (DuPont)</li> <li><a href="http://haicontroversies.blogspot.com" target="_blank">HAI controversies</a></li> <li><a href="http://www.twiv.tv/twiv-307-letters/" target="_blank">Letters read</a> on TWiV 307</li> </ul> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; line-height: 19px;">Weekly Science Picks</h3> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;"><strong>Alan - </strong><a href="http://smokymountains.com/fall-foliage-map/" target="_blank">Fall foliage map</a><strong><br /></strong><strong>Kathy -</strong> Interviews with Peter Piot (<a href="http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/oct/04/ebola-zaire-peter-piot-outbreak" target="_blank">one</a>, <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2014/10/07/health/there-before-ebola-had-a-name.html?_r=0" target="_blank">two</a>) and <a href="http://www.notimetolose-book.com" target="_blank">autobiography</a><strong><a href="http://rna.ucsc.edu/rnacenter/ribosome_movies.html" target="_blank"><br /></a>Vincent - </strong><a href="http://www.bitterrootstar.com/2014/10/08/the-ebola-connection/" target="_blank">The Ebola connection</a><strong><br /></strong></p> <h3 style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; line-height: 19px;">Listener Pick of the Week</h3> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;"><strong>Brooke</strong> - <a href="https://www.etsy.com/shop/NBDesigns?section_id=5125706&ref=shopsection_leftnav_2" target="_blank">N.B. Designs on Etsy</a><br /><strong>Victor</strong> - <a href="http://www.smbc-comics.com/index.php?db=comics&id=3445" target="_blank">SMBC</a></p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">Send your virology questions and comments (email or mp3 file) to twiv@twiv.tv</p>
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TWiV 306: This Week in Ebolavirus
<p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', 'Bitstream Charter', Times, serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 19px;">Hosts: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vincent_Racaniello" targ