TWiV 569: Smolt'in iron
The TWiV pro-vaxxers reveal viruses that infect endangered wild salmon, and how iron in host serum modulates dengue virus acquisition by mosquitoes. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Brianne Barker Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode New viruses that infect endangered wild salmon (eLife) Host serum iron modulates dengue virus acquisition by mosquitoes (Nat Micro) Image credit Letters read on TWiV 569 Timestamps by Jolene. Thanks! Weekly Science Picks Brianne - Retraction of new CCR5/lifespan...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - October 13, 2019 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV 568: Karolinska viral
 In the second episode from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Vincent speaks with Jan Albert, Petter Brodin, and Anna Smed-Sörensen about their work on enterovirus D68, systems immunology, and human pulmonary viral infection and inflammation. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello Guests: Jan Albert, Petter Brodin, and Anna Smed-Sörensen Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Karolinska Huddinge Evolution of enterovirus D68 (Virus Evol) Maternal anti-viral antibodies in newborns (Nat Med) Respiratory phagocytes in ...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - October 6, 2019 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV 567: Outbreaks and a breakout
The TWiV team covers outbreaks of eastern equine encephalitis virus in the US and poliovirus in the Philippines, and explain how a chemokine induced by HIV-1 infection helps release more virus particles from cells. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, Kathy Spindler, and Brianne Barker Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Poliomyelitis returns to the Philippines (Mashable, virology blog) EEE in the USA (Am J Trop Med Hyg) Chemokine helps HIV-1 release (eLIFE) Image credit Letters read o...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - September 29, 2019 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV 566: Chicken gumbo and a corona
The TWiV team reveals the protein corona that surrounds virus particles and influences infectivity and amyloid aggregation, and a proofreading-impaired herpesvirus that produces quasispecies-like populations. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Rich Condit Guest: Kiki Warren Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Human fetal tissue research restrictions (The Scientist) Viral protein corona (Nat Commun) Proofreading-impaired herpesvirus (Nat Micro) Phage quasispecies (Cell) Letters read on TWiV 566 Timestamps by Jole...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - September 22, 2019 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV 565: Karolinska virology
From the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Vincent speaks with Niklas Björkström, Ali Mirazimi, and Matti Sällberg about their work on the impact of chronic hepatitis C virus infection on NK cells, Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus vaccines, and immunotherapy to block entry of hepatitis B and D viruses. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello Guests: Niklas Björkström, Ali Mirazimi, and Matti Sällberg Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Karolinska Huddinge CCHV experimental vaccines (J Virol) Incre...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - September 15, 2019 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV 564: Virology Nobel Prizes with Erling Norrby
From the 16th Smögen Summer Symposium on Virology, Vincent speaks with Erling Norrby about how he has used archival material to provide insight into early Nobel Prizes for research on viruses. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello Guest: Erling Norrby Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Swedish Society for Virology Nobel Prizes and Life Sciences by Erling Norrby Nobel Prizes and Nature's Surprises by Erling Norrby Nobel Prizes and Notable Discoveries by Erling Norrby Nobel Prizes: Cancer, Vision and the Genetic...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - September 8, 2019 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV Special: Call me David Tuller
David Tuller returns to talk about his efforts of the past year to expose the methodological and ethical problems with the PACE and Lightning trials for therapy of ME/CFS. Host: Vincent Racaniello Guest: David Tuller Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees. Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv (Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition)
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - September 3, 2019 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV 563: BLT on mice
The TWiVologists consider whether to receive an influenza vaccine in August (in the northern hemisphere), and mice implanted with human lung fragments for studying microbial pathogens. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Kathy Spindler, and Brianne Barker Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Waning of influenza vaccine protection (Clin Inf Dis) Precision mouse models for microbial pathogenesis (Nat Biotech) Letters read on TWiV 563 Timestamps by Jolene. Thanks! Weekly Science Picks Brianne - Why we need to increase di...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - September 1, 2019 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV 562: Take a breath
TWiV travels to Rutgers University to speak with Brad, Kay, Siobain, and Kim about their careers and their work on viruses of plants, fungi, bacteria, diatoms, and coccolithophores. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, and Brianne Barker Guests: Brad Hillman, Kay Bidle, Siobain Duffy, and Kim Thamatrakoln Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Viruses of plant-interacting fungi (Adv Virus Res) Why are RNA virus mutation rates so damn high? (PLoS Biol) CRESS viruses (Adv Virus Res) Coccolithovirus facilitation of...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - August 25, 2019 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV 561: Hot or not
The Autonomous CollecTWiVe reveal two effective treatments for Ebolavirus infection, how a virus in a fungus confers heat tolerance to a plant, and dampened inflammation as a mechanism for bat tolerance to viral infection. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Brianne Barker Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Two new and effective Ebolavirus treatments (NIH, Nature) A virus in a fungus in a plant (Science) Dampened NLRP3-mediated inflammation in bats (Nat Micro) Bat tolerance to virus infection (Nat Micro) Image c...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - August 18, 2019 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV 560: CEIRS, influenza and company
From the meeting of the Centers of Excellence for Influenza Research and Surveillance, Vincent speaks with Alan, Florian and Jennifer about their careers, the purpose of CEIRS, universal influenza vaccines, and cellular responses to infection in pediatric populations. Host: Vincent Racaniello Guests: Alan Embry, Florian Krammer, and Jennifer Nayak Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode NIAID CEIRS 12th CEIRS meeting summary (pdf) Antibody response to influenza virus (Nat Rev Micro) Influenza virus CD4 T cells in children and young adults (Sci Rep) Timestamps by Jolene. Thanks! Intro music is by...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - August 11, 2019 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV 559: Nectin connection what's your infection?
The complete TWiV team give a report on the Ebola virus outbreak in DRC, and reveal that cell surface nectin proteins cause the transfer of cytoplasmic cargo, including measles virus, between cells. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, Kathy Spindler, and Brianne Barker Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Fire Alarm at ASV Ebola outbreak sitrep(WHO) Ebola outbreak dashboard(WHO) Ebola outbreakDRC (MSF) Ebola articles at CIDRAP Ebola virus vaccine could run out(STAT news) Nectin me...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - August 4, 2019 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV 558: Joklik's legacy
From ASV 2019 at the University of Minnesota, TWiV explores the origins of the American Society for Virology with Sid Grossberg and Pat Spear. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, Kathy Spindler, and Brianne Barker Guests: Sid Grossberg and Pat Spear Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode American Society for Virology Bill Joklik, 92 How ASV was founded (Virology) Signatures at the Chicago meeting (page one, page two) Timeline history of ASV (jpg) Timestamps by Jolene. Thanks! Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - July 28, 2019 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV 557: Congress in Rotterdam
From the European Congress of Virology in Rotterdam, Vincent and local co-host Ben Berkhout speak with Ron Fouchier, Rosina Girones, and Marie-Paule Kieny about their careers and their work on influenza virus, environmental virology, and developing an Ebola virus vaccine during an epidemic. Hosts: Vincent Racanielloand Ben Berkhout Guests: Ron Fouchier, Rosina Girones, and Marie-Paule Kieny Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode ECV2019 Drift of human H2N2 viruses (J Viral) Viruses in urban sewage (Sci Tot Environ) Ebola ...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - July 21, 2019 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV 556: Glycolyl's not for the birds
TWiV minus one reveals delayed neurological deficits in children without microcephaly born to Zika virus infected mothers, and N-glycolyl-neuraminic acid as a receptor for influenza A viruses. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Kathy Spindler, and Brianne Barker Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Deficits in children born to Zika virus infected mothers (Nat Med) Zika virus is still a threat (NY Times) N-glycolyl-neuraminic acid as influenza virus receptor (Cell Rep) Letters read on TWiV 556 Time...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - July 14, 2019 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV 555: Fidelity and the single cell
From ASM Microbe 2019, Vincent, Brianne and Calvin meet up with Craig Cameron to discuss his career and his work exploring RNA-dependent RNA synthesis and single cell virology. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Brianne Barker, and Calvin Yeager Guest: Craig Cameron Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Cameron laboratory Curioscity podcast Ribavirin is an RNA virus mutagen (Nat Med) RNA virus error catastrophe: test using ribavirin (PNAS) Timestamps by Jolene. Thanks! Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees. Send your virology qu...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - July 7, 2019 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV 554: Full fathom five thy viromes lie
A trio TWiVers reports on influenza in Australia, how a host protein impacts bird to human movement of influenza virus, and marine DNA viral diversity in the oceans from pole to pole. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Kathy Spindler, and Alan Dove Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Australian Influenza Surveillance Real-time tracking of influenza H3N2 ANP32B, or not to be (eLife) ANP32B on TWiV 377 Species specific differences in ANP32B for influenza virus replication (eLife) Marine viral DNA diversity pole to pole (Cell) Le...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - June 30, 2019 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV 553: Polio with David Oshinsky
Vincent speaks with David Oshinsky, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Polio: An American Story, about the history of poliovirus vaccines. Host: Vincent Racaniello Guest: David Oshinsky Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees. Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv (Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition)
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - June 23, 2019 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV 552: Delta and the amazing technicolor dreamcoat
Team TWiV reveals DNA polymerases that do not require a primer, and packaging of hepatitis delta virus by the envelope glycoproteins of diverse viruses. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Brianne Barker Guest: Kiki Warren Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Bacteriophage DNA polymerase is primer-independent (PNAS) Primer-independent DNA polymerase from mobile elements (Cell Rep) Non-HBV helper viruses for HDV (Nat Comm) Waning of measles vaccine immunity (one, two, three) Letters...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - June 16, 2019 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV 551: Golden hands
At Retroviruses 2019 in Cold Spring Harbor, Vincent speaks with virologist Bryan Cullen about his work and his career, together with former associates Ann Skalka, Paul Bieniasz, and Michael Malim. Host: Vincent Racaniello Guests: Bryan Cullen, Paul Bieniasz, Michael Malim, and Ann Skalka Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees. Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv (Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition)
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - June 9, 2019 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV 550: Covering up the shiny parts
TWiV explains the use of a neuronal cell line to study herpes simplex virus latency and reactivation, and a strategy for creating vaccines that induce antibodies against specific epitopes. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier,Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Brianne Barker Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Neuronal cell line supports herpes simplex virus latency (J Virol) Protect, modify, deprotect (PNAS) Timestamps by Jolene. Thanks! Weekly Science Picks Alan - Quabbin Reservoir Rich - Katherine Swan Ginsburg Hu...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - June 2, 2019 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV 549: The church of protocadherin
Kartik and Rohit join the TWiV team to present their identification of protocadherin-1 as a cell receptor for New World hantaviruses. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler Guests: Kartik Chandran and Rohit Jandra Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Einstein goes viral (TWiV 314) Michael Rossmann, 88 (virology blog) Protocadherin-1 essential for New World hantavirus entry (Nature) Image credit Timestamps by Jolene. Thanks! This episode is sponsored by the 2019 Chem/Bio Defense Science and...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - May 26, 2019 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV 548: Mice, shrews, and caterpillars
Vincent travels to the European Congress of Virology in Rotterdam and with local co-host Marion Koopmans speak with Martin Beer, Stephan Gunther, and Vera Ross about their careers and their work on Lassa virus, Borna virus, and insect viruses. Hosts: Vincent Racanielloand Marion Koopmans Guests: Martin Beer, Stephan Gunther, and Vera Ros Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode ECV2019 Partnerships not parachutes (TWiV 413) Fatal Borna disease virus infection in transplant recipients (NEJM) Sequencing of 2018 Lassa virus ou...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - May 19, 2019 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV 547: Upstate virology
Vincent travels to the University at Albany to speak with Cara, Rachel, and Alex about their careers and their work on stress granules, epitranscriptomics, and arboviruses. Host: Vincent Racaniello Guests: Cara Pager, Rachel Netzband, and Alex Ciota Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Five postdocs in North America (TWiV 194) Zika virus subverts stress granules (J Virol) DDX68 modulates miR-122 interaction with HCV RNA (Virol) (+) RNA virus epitranscriptome (Nucl Acids Res) Adaptation of Rabensburg virus to vertebrate ...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - May 12, 2019 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV 546: Delta blues and chitlins
The un-encapsidated TWiV Humans discuss finding hepatitis D virus-related sequences in birds and snakes, and fatal swine acute diarrhoea syndrome caused by a coronavirus of bat origin. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode European Virus Archive ASV early bird registrationends 15 May FDA approves Dengvaxia Divergent hepatitis D-like agentin birds(Viruses) Novel deltavirus in snakes(mBio) SADS-coronavirusin piglets (Nature) Hosts and...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - May 5, 2019 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV 545: Biocrimes and misdemeanors
Jens Kuhn returns to TWiV to explain Select Agents, Priority Pathogens, Australia List Pathogens, Risk Group Agents, biosafety, biosecurity, and biosurety. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Brianne Barker Guest: Jens Kuhn Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Bioweapon (TWiV 508) Bioterrorism and Biocrimes by W. Seth Carus Select Agents (selectagents.gov) BMBL Manual 5th Edition (pdf) Threading the NEIDL video (YouTube) Timestamps by Jolene. Thanks! Weekly Science Picks Jens - Forvo pronunciat...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - April 28, 2019 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV 544: Immunogaga
The TWiV team reveals the repertoire of anti-viral antibodies in newborn humans, and a complement protein that binds the adenovirus capsid and prevents release of the viral DNA. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, Kathy Spindler, and Brianne Barker Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Maternal anti-viral antibodies in newborns (Nat Med) Complement protein blocks adenovirus uncoating (Cell Host Micr) Antibodies neutralize virus inside cells (virology blog) Image credit Letters read on TWiV 544 Timestamps by Jolene. T...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - April 21, 2019 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV 543: Stoned and senile
The TWiV team discusses Medusavirus, isolated from a hot spring in Japan, and induction of neurodegeneration by recurrent herpes simplex virus 1 infection of mice. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, Kathy Spindler, and Brianne Barker Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Medusavirus (J Virol) Recurrent herpes simplex virus-1 and Alzheimer's (PLoS Path) Image credit Letters read on TWiV 543 Timestamps by Jolene. Thanks! Weekly Science Picks Brianne - How to Take a Picture of a Black Hol...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - April 14, 2019 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV 542: Inside Microbiotix
Vincent travels to Microbiotix, Inc, a biopharmaceutical company in Worcester, MA to speak with four members of the company about their discovery and development of small molecule drugs that target serious infectious diseases. Host: Vincent Racaniello Guests: Terry Bowlin, Zach Aron, Grace Lui, and Islam Hussein Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Microbiotix, Inc. MBX-400 Microbiotix pipeline Microbiotix publications Timestamps by Jolene. Thanks! Listener Pick Islam- How to successfully collaborate with industry Intro...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - April 7, 2019 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV 541: Cloaking devices
The TWiVers present mitoviruses, which infect mitochondria, and how quasi-enveloped hepatitis A virus gets naked again. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Evidence for plant mitoviruses (Virology) Uncoating of quasi-enveloped HAV (eLife) Image credit Letters read on TWiV 541 Timestamps by Jolene. Thanks! Weekly Science Picks Alan- Where and when to see cherry blossoms Dickson- Nebraska floods Kathy- Peeps fungal infection experiment Vincent&n...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - March 31, 2019 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV 540: Wascally wiruses
The TWiVstars reveal the diversity of herpes simplex virus type 2 in a neonatal population, and parallel adaptation of rabbits in three countries to myxoma virus. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Rich Condit, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Diversity of HSV2 in neonates (mSphere) Adaptation of rabbits to myxoma virus (Science) Principal component analysis (YouTube) Image credit Letters read on TWiV 540 Timestamps by Jolene. Thanks! Weekly Science Picks...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - March 24, 2019 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV 539: Multitudes contain me
The TWiV hosts present two potentially seminal papers, on long-distance chemoattraction of a host by a chlorovirus, and replication of a nanovirus across multiple cells in a plant. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Kathy Spindler, and Brianne Barker Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Paul Has Measles now in German (virology blog) Chloroviruses lure hosts (J Virol) Multicellular replication in plants (eLife) Image credit Letters read on TWiV 539 Timestamps by Jolene. Thanks! Weekly Sci...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - March 17, 2019 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV 538: An Iowa caucus of viruses
TWiV travels to the University of Iowa to speak with Wendy Maury and Stanley Perlman about their research on Ebolavirus entry and coronavirus pathogenesis. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler Guests: Wendy Mauryand Stanley Perlman Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode TIM-1 is receptorfor Ebolaviruses (Proc Natl Acad Sci) TIM-1 is receptor for Lassa virus (J Virol) SARS coronavirus causes neuronal death (J Virol) T cells and IL-10 in viral demyelination (J Neuroimmunol) Timestamps by Jolene. T...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - March 10, 2019 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV 537: Boundary issues
The Scholars of the Podcast reveal ribosomal proteins encoded in viral genomes, and a protein cell receptor for bat influenza viruses. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Rich Condit, Kathy Spindler, and Brianne Barker Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode European Congress of Virology 2019 ASM Clinical Virology Symposium Intel ISEF judges needed Roald Dahl endorses measles vaccine Viruses encode ribosomal proteins (Nat Commun) Bat influenza virus receptor (Nature) Going to bat for flu research (TWiV 173)...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - March 3, 2019 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV 536: A flock of seagulls, a herd of seals
Vincent and Alan travel to Tufts Veterinary School where they meet up with members of the Runstadler lab to talk about their work on influenza virus circulation in water birds and seals. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Alan Dove Guests: Jonathan Runstadler, Nichola Hill, Wendy Puryear, and Kate Sawatzki Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine Influenza virus in North Atlantic grey seals (Emerg Microbes infect) Influenza viruses in Alaskan wild birds (Emerg Inf Dis) Wild bird influenza v...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - February 24, 2019 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV 535: Miles to go before I leak
The TWiV team discuss the use of quantum dots to study uncoating of influenza virus in real time, and induction of endothelial dysfunction by flavivirus NS1 proteins in a tissue-specific manner. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Rich Condit, and Brianne Barker Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode European Congress of Virology 2019 ASM Clinical Virology Symposium Intel ISEF judges needed Quantum dots to visualize influenza entry (PNAS) Quantum dots (Wikipedia) Flavivirus NS1 triggers endothelial dysfunction ...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - February 17, 2019 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV 534: Portal to the METTL
The TWiV crew reveal a unique portal on the calcivirus capsid formed upon receptor engagement, and the regulation of interferon responses in virus-infected cells by methylation of mRNA. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Kathy Spindler, and Brianne Barker Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode European Congress of Virology 2019 ASM Clinical Virology Symposium Intel ISEF judges needed Calicivirus portal visualized (Nature) Calicivirus portal - long version (biorXiv) m6A modification and innate response (Nat Imm...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - February 10, 2019 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV 533: Recurring threads
The TWiVosophers review the Chinese plasma virome revealed by non-invasive prenatal testing, and a new filovirus genome from bats in China. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, Kathy Spindler, and Brianne Barker Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode ASV 2019 European Congress of Virology 2019 ASM Clinical Virology Symposium Intel ISEF judges needed Jerard Hurwitz age 90 RIP Paul has Measles now in French (virology blog) Chinese plasma virome (Cell) Blood virome of 8000 humans (TWiV 435) Měnglà filovirus f...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - February 3, 2019 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV 532: Morbillivirus had a little lamb
The TWiVers discuss the spread of African swine fever virus and its threat to pig farming, and the zoonotic potential of peste des petits ruminants virus. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Please take the TWiV listener survey ASV 2019 European Congress of Virology 2019 ASM Clinical Virology Symposium Intel ISEF judges needed ASV in Poland does not let go (Ag Buiten ) Alarming ASF outbreak (Science) African swine fever (Euro Comm) African ...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - January 27, 2019 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV 531: Circ du RNA
Patrick Moore returns to TWiV to discuss the discovery from the Chang-Moore laboratory of circular RNAs in cells infected with herpesviruses. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler Guest: Patrick Moore Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Please take the TWiV listener survey ASV 2019 European Congress of Virology 2019 ASM Clinical Virology Symposium Intel ISEF judges needed Cancer virology at Pitt Alice Huang’s DI particles (PubMed) Circular DNA tumor viruses make ci...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - January 20, 2019 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV 530: Quiet please!
Steve Goff returns to TWiV to discuss the work of his laboratory on how retroviral genomes are silenced in infected cells. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler Guest: Steve Goff Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! 🎼 They’ll histone you when you start to transcribe, And they’ll histone you just for tryin’ to get by, So be careful when you uncoat your genome, ‘Cause everybody must histone. Links for this episode Please take the TWiV listener survey ASV 2019 European C...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - January 13, 2019 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV 529: Rueckert Road
At the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Vincent meets up with one of his virology heroes, Roland R. Rueckert, to talk about his research and his second career as a forest manager. Host: Vincent Racaniello Guest: Roland R. Rueckert Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Video of this episode (YouTube) Roland's first paper (Anesthesiol) Purification of phiX174 (Virology) Studies on viral structure (Virology) Automated gel fractionator (Anal Bioch) Picornaviral gene order (J Virol) Picornavirus protease discovery (J Virol) P...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - January 8, 2019 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV 528: Our annual recapsidation
In the first episode for 2019, the TWiV team reviews the amazing virology stories of the past year. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Please take the TWiV listener survey ASV 2019 Satellite Symposia Crowdfunding for EV-D68 research TWiV World Tour 2018 t-shirt (Amazon) Cool virology from 2018 Viruses behind AD? TWiV 505, TWiV 519, clinical trial one and two Wolbachia-mosquito release halts dengue (TWiV 506); World Mosq...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - January 6, 2019 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV 527: City mouse, country mouse
The TWiV team summarizes the discovery of Sin Nombre virus, and presents evidence that neurotropic flaviviruses can cause intestinal dysmotility syndromes after systemic infection of mice. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Please take the TWiV listener survey ASV 2019 Satellite Symposia Crowdfunding for EV-D68 research Outbreak (exhibit, TWiV 501) Four Corners hantavirus outbreak (Wikipedia) Death at the Corner (Atlant...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - December 30, 2018 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV 526: In the beginning there was pol
The TWiV hosts discuss the distribution of prions in the eyes of patients with sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jacob disease, and the origins and evolution of RNA viruses. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, Kathy Spindler Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Please take the TWiV listener survey ASV 2019 Satellite Symposia Crowdfunding for EV-D68 research Aaron Klug, 1926-2018 (Nature) Prions in sCJD eyes (mBio) Evolution of RNA viruses (mBio) Walter Gilbert's The RNA World (Nature) Image credit Letters read on...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - December 23, 2018 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV Special: Vaccines Did Not Cause Rachel's Autism
Vaccine scientist, pediatrician, and autism dad Peter Hotez talks about his new book, Vaccines Did Not Cause Rachel's Autism. Host: Vincent Racaniello Guest: Peter Hotez Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Peter Hotez at Baylor College of Medicine Peter Hotez on Twitter Vaccines Did Not Cause Rachel's Autism (Amazon) Timestamps by Jolene. Thanks! Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees. Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv (Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition)
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - December 19, 2018 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV 525: The A Bee Cs of bee viruses
Michelle Flenniken joins TWiV to talk about honeybees and the work of her laboratory on honeybee viruses. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, Kathy Spindler, and Brianne Barker Guest: Michelle Flenniken Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode MSU Pollinator Health Center Honeybee antiviral defenses (Sci Rep) The buzz about honeybee viruses (PLoS Path) Recently identified bee viruses (Curr Op Insect Sci) Videos on honey bee researchat MSU, honey bee pathogens, honey bee pathogen detection (YouTube) Timestamps...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - December 16, 2018 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV 524: Slicing and dicing with Raul
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. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Amy Rosenfeld Guest: Raul Andino Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode TWiV 138: RISCy business with Raul Andino TWiV 33: Live in Philly Viral protein restricts insect immunity (Cell Host Micr) Timestamps by Jolene. Thanks! Weekly Science Picks Amy - Insectropolis Vince...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - December 12, 2018 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV 523: Virology in Z ürich
At the University of Zürich, Vincent speaks with virologists Cornel Fraeful, Urs Greber, and Silke Stertz about their careers and their work on AAV2, adenovirus entry, and influenza virus. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello Guests: Cornel Fraeful, Urs Greber, and Silke Stertz Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode AAV2 and HSV1 co-infections (J Virol) Movies of HeLa Fucci cells (J Virol) Cathepsin W and influenza virus entry (mBio) Plaque 2.0 (PLoS One) Video of this episode (YouTube) Timestamps by Jolene. Thanks! Intro music...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - December 9, 2018 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts

TWiV 522: Readers of the lost ORF
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. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Genome-edited babies (Nature) Second CRISPR pregnancy? (MIT Tech Rev) Naturally occurring DNA virus of Drosophila (PLoS Path) Upstream protein coding region in enterovirus ...
Source: This Week in Virology - MP3 Edition - December 2, 2018 Category: Virology Authors: Vincent Racaniello Source Type: podcasts