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Monday, 20 March 2017 09:19

Poops viruses and worms - TWiV 433

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The lovely TWiV team explore evolution of our fecal virome, and the antiviral RNA interference response in the nematode C. elegans.

Hosts: Vincent RacanielloDickson DespommierAlan Dove, and Kathy Spindler

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Last modified on Friday, 24 March 2017 17:41
Vincent Racaniello

Vincent Racaniello is a virologist at Columbia University and science communicator. He is using Zika Diaries to communicate the personal and behind the scenes experiences of his laboratory as it moves from working on poliovirus (for 35 years) to Zika virus.




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