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TWiV discusses Zika virus seroprevalence in wild monkeys, Zika virus mRNA vaccines, and a gamete fusion protein inherited from viruses.

Published in TWiV
Tuesday, 21 February 2017 08:31

Zika Experimental Science Team - TWiV 429

Vincent Racaniello meets with members of team ZEST at the University of Wisconsin Madison to discuss their macaque model for Zika virus pathogenesis.

Published in TWiV
Sunday, 19 February 2017 09:04

Zika Experimental Science Team - TWiV 429

Vincent Racaniello meets with members of team ZEST at the University of Wisconsin Madison to discuss their macaque model for Zika virus pathogenesis.

Published in This Week in Virology
Friday, 17 February 2017 10:00

Publishing Zika

In response to ‘A Zika Paper’, in which I discussed my thoughts on the problems with scientific publishing, Kim from Stockholm wrote to TWiV. "This Zika Diary post really made me depressed"

Published in Zika Diaries

Bacteria in mosquito cells can block transmission of Zika virus.

Published in Bacteriofiles

TWiV explains 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.

Published in TWiV
Spillover — Zika, Ebola & Beyond, from HHMI's Tangled Bank Studios, investigates the rise of spillover viruses like Zika, Ebola and Nipah. Join us for the film and discussion with filmmakers Aileen O'Hearn and James Barrat.
Published in ASM Videos
Monday, 19 December 2016 10:24

Orthogonal vectors - TWiV 420

The TWiV team describe how to use an orthogonal translation system to produce infectious but replication-incompetent influenza vaccines.

Published in TWiV
Thursday, 08 December 2016 19:41

Responding to Zika Critique

Those of us working in scientific research often receive critiques of our grant applications or papers that we submitted for publication. In most cases it's necessary to respond to these critiques to obtain funding or to publish a paper. I'm sure that the responses that many of us provide are quite different from what we are thinking.

Published in Zika Diaries
Thursday, 17 November 2016 13:15

Zika Critique

In the last column I wrote of our first unsuccessful attempt to secure funding for our work on Zika virus. Since then we have received the reviewers' comments and now we can determine what they did not like.

Published in Zika Diaries
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