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This Week in Virology

Vincent Racaniello

New York, NY

Description: TWiV is a weekly netcast about viruses - the kind that make you sick. Hosted by Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, Alan Dove, Kathy Spindler, Dickson Despommier.

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TWiV 326: Giving HIV a flat tyr

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Hosts: Vincent RacanielloAlan Dove, and Rich Condit

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

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TWiV 325: Wildcats go viral

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Host: Vincent Racaniello

Guests: Rollie Clem and Lorena Passarelli

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

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TWiV 324: Viruses in the miR may appear more numerous

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

Guest: Lee Feinman

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

TWiV 323: A skid loader full of viromes

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

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

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TWiV 322: Postcards from the edge of the membrane

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

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

TWiV 321: aTRIP and a pause

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

Guest: Paul Duprex

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

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