Jon and Teddy Yewdell join the TWiV team to talk about their careers, their research, and the problems with biomedical research.

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Sunday, 29 October 2017 15:47

Theodora the explorer - TWiV 465

Theodora Hatziioannou joins the TWiV team to discuss a macaque model for AIDS, and how a cell protein that blocks HIV-1 infection interacts with double-stranded RNA.

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Sunday, 22 October 2017 15:36

Boston baked viruses - TWiV 464

At Tufts University Dental School in Boston, Vincent speaks with Katya Heldwein and Sean Whelan about their careers and their work on herpesvirus structure and replication of vesicular stomatitis virus.

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David Tuller returns to discuss his efforts to expose the methodological and ethical problems with the PACE trial for ME/CFS.

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Vincent speaks with 1993 Nobel Laureate Phillip A. Sharp about his career and his seminal discovery of RNA splicing in mammalian cells, which changed our understanding of gene structure.

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Sunday, 01 October 2017 16:21

Gotta trace them all! - TWiV 461

The declining readability of scientific texts, and the use of self-inactivating rabies virus for tracing neural circuits.

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From the Vector-Borne Viruses Symposium in Hamilton, Montana, Dickson and Vincent speak with Diane Griffin about her career and her work on understanding viral infections of the central nervous system.

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Monday, 31 July 2017 08:33

Kiss that frog - TWiV 452

Lynda Coughlan joins TWiV for a discussion of a host defense peptide from frogs that destroys influenza virus, and mouse models for acute and chronic hepacivirus infection.

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Monday, 24 July 2017 09:15

Expectorate the unexpected - TWiV 451

The TWiV scientists reveal that mosquitoes transmit different West Nile virus populations with each blood meal, only to have the diversity purged in a bird host.

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Monday, 17 July 2017 08:11

Ben tenOever and RNA out - TWiV 450

Ben tenOever joins TWiV to discuss the evolution of RNA interference and his lab’s finding that RNAse III nucleases, needed for the maturation of cellular RNAs, are an ancient antiviral RNA recognition platform in all domains of life.

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