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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 408: Boston Quammens

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Alan Dove

Guest: David Quammen

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.

 

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