This Week in Virology

This Week in Virology

Vincent Racaniello

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.   Watch this ep...

TWiV 407: Tar Heels go viral, part two

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Host: Vincent Racaniello Guests: Ralph Baric, Kristina De Paris, Tal Kafri, Helen Lazear, Mark Heise, and David Margolis 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, the...

TWiV 407: Tar Heels go viral, part one

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Host: Vincent Racaniello Guests: Dirk Dittmer, Cary Moody, Nat Moorman, Nancy Raab-Traub, Lishan Su, and Jennifer Webster-Cyriaque 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 sci...

TWiV 406: Pow, right in the enteroids!

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiV team discussed eye infections caused by Zika virus, failure of Culex mosquitoes to transmit the virus, and replication of norovirus in stem cell derived enteroids.   Become a patron of TWi...

TWiV 405: All the world's a phage

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Kathy Spindler The TWiXers discuss a study on vertical transmission of Zika virus by Aedes mosquitoes, and uncovering Earth's virome by mining existing metagenomic sequence data.   Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episod...

TWiV 404: Not found

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Rich Condit From the twiVivants, follow up on FluMist and Zoster vaccines, Zika virus update, and isolation of a multicomponent animal virus from mosquitoes.   Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode FluMist problem (FD...

TWiV Special: DA Henderson, smallpox eradicator

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Donald ‚ÄúD.A.‚ÄĚ Henderson, a physician, educator, and epidemiologist who led the World Health Organization‚Äôs campaign to eradicate smallpox, died at 87 years of age on Aug. 19, 2016. Vincent¬†was fortunate to have the opportunity to speak with DA Henderson in 2014 about his career, the smallpox...

TWiV 403: It's not easy being vaccine

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Rich Condit 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.   Become a patron of TWiV!...

TWiV 402: The plight of the bumblebee

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Rich Condit Polio returns to Nigeria, Zika virus spreads in Miami, and virus infection of plants attracts bumblebees for pollination, from the virus gentlepeople at TWiV.   Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Marian H...

TWiV 401: Vector victorious

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