Sunday, 16 September 2018 15:39

Accessory found guilty in DC - TWiV 511

Ned Landau joins the TWiV team to discuss restriction of HIV replication by SAMHD1, and a viral antagonist that can be used to produce a dendritic cell vaccine.

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Sunday, 09 September 2018 15:30

Retroviruses at Cold Spring Harbor - TWiV 510

At the 44th Retrovirus meeting at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories, with John Coffin, Stephen Hughes, Ya-Chi Ho, and Matt Takata talking about the meeting and their work on HIV-1.

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Sunday, 02 September 2018 23:15

41,103 bases under the sea - TWiV 509

The TWiV team considers whether those who can do, can’t teach, and newly discovered viruses of planarians and Aplysia with the largest RNA genomes.

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Sunday, 26 August 2018 15:33

Bioweapon - TWiV 508

A brief history of bioweapons, with a focus on the program in the Soviet Union, the largest ever undertaken, and his experience working in the decommissioned Soviet bioweapons laboratory known as Vector.

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The biology of Ebola viruses, and how localization of the membrane proteins of vaccinia virus drive function: the fusion machinery sits at the tips of virions, and binding proteins are at the sides. 

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How the three-dimensional structure of the giant Cafeteria roenbergensis virus suggests a new mode of assembly, and the apparent elimination of dengue fever in an Australian city by release of mosquitoes harboring Wolbachia.

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Sunday, 05 August 2018 18:41

Rosebola - TWiV 505

Persistence of Ebola virus after the end of the Liberian outbreak, and the potential role of two herpesviruses in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease.

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Nipah virus and the recent outbreak in India, and the first case of polio in Papua New Guinea in 18 years.

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Sunday, 22 July 2018 15:04

The greening of TWiV - TWiV 503

Vincent, Rich and Kathy travel to ASV 2018 at the University of Maryland to speak with Svetlana Folimonova and Anne Simon about their work on viruses that infect plants.

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Sunday, 15 July 2018 14:51

Texas road phage - TWiV 502

The TWiV team travels to Texas A&M University, home of the Center for Phage Technology, where they speak with Ry Young and Jason Gill about their work on viruses that infect bacteria

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