TWiV discusses the blood virome of 8,420 humans, and thoroughly geek out on a paper about the number of parental viruses in a plaque.
The discovery of a new negative stranded RNA virus of wasps that regulates longevity and sex ratio of its parasitoid host.
TWiV explores the evolution of our fecal virome, and the antiviral RNA interference response in the nematode C. elegans.
Virology is a constantly evolving and integrative subject that involves every living thing on earth. This lecture by Lynn Enquist, PhD, covers recent discoveries and explains why virology is important.
TWiV explains how superspreader bacteriophages release intact DNA from infected cells, and the role of astrocytes in protecting the cerebellum from virus infection.
In this ASM Virtual Lecture Dr. James McSharry, Professor Emeritus, Albany Medical College, describes the structure of the influenza viruses, types of human influenza viruses and their replication in cells, licensed influenza drugs, current influenza vaccines, and the future of influenza vaccines.
TWiV discusses a thermostable poliovirus empty capsid vaccine, and two cell genes that act as a switch between entry and clearance of picornavirus infection.
New tests for detecting prions in the blood and evidence showing that foamy retroviruses originated in the seas with their jawed vertebrate hosts at least 450 million years ago.