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.

Published in TWiV
Tuesday, 28 March 2017 17:49

Live long and pupate - TWiV 434

The discovery of a new negative stranded RNA virus of wasps that regulates longevity and sex ratio of its parasitoid host.

Published in TWiV
Monday, 20 March 2017 09:19

Poops viruses and worms - TWiV 433

TWiV explores the evolution of our fecal virome, and the antiviral RNA interference response in the nematode C. elegans.

Published in TWiV

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.

Published in ASM Virtual Lectures
Monday, 13 February 2017 08:35

Lyse globally, protect locally - TWiV 428

TWiV explains how superspreader bacteriophages release intact DNA from infected cells, and the role of astrocytes in protecting the cerebellum from virus infection.

Published in TWiV
Tuesday, 24 January 2017 08:57

Influenza Viruses by James McSharry, PhD

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.

Published in ASM Virtual Lectures
Monday, 23 January 2017 09:22

All picornaviruses, all the time - TWiV 425

TWiV discusses a thermostable poliovirus empty capsid vaccine, and two cell genes that act as a switch between entry and clearance of picornavirus infection.

Published in TWiV
Tuesday, 17 January 2017 08:54

FLERVergnügen - TWiV 424

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.

Published in TWiV
Jonna Mazet, PhD, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, is interviewed by Vincent Racaniello, PhD, Columbia University, New York, about emerging pathogen surveillance and public health.
Published in Interviews

TWiV discuss induction of diarrhea by the capsid protein of an astrovirus, and association of a fungal RNA virus with white-nose syndrome of North American bats.

Published in TWiV
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