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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Giant viruses produce DNA-packing proteins that seem to have branched off from eukaryotes far back in evolutionary history!

Published in Bacteriofiles

Vincent visits the Smithsonian Institution and speaks with Sabrina Sholts, Jon Epstein, and Ed Niles about the exhibit Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World.

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From the Canadian Society for Virology meeting in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Nathalie and Craig talk about their vision for the society, and Kate and Ryan discuss their careers and their research.

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Sunday, 10 June 2018 15:25

Europic 2018 - TWiV 497

At Europic 2018, a meeting on picornaviruses in the Netherlands, Vincent speaks with Sasha Gorbalenya, Jim Hogle, Ann Palmenberg and Frank van Kuppeveld about their careers and their research.

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Julie Pfeiffer tells the story of how she serendipitously found a role for the gut microbiota during polio virus infection, and how she and her lab discovered an important role for bacterial glycans in viral biology.

A virus designed to target cancer could also help eliminate hidden HIV infections!

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Recorded at Vaccines in the 21st Century, a meeting held at the University of California, Irvine, Stacy Schultz-Cherry, Douglas Diekema, and Andrew Noymer talk about vaccine facts and fiction.

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