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Monday, 15 May 2017 08:55

Don’t ChrY for me influenza - TWiV 441

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The Beacons of Viral Education (aka the TWiVoners) reveal a cost of being a male mouse – the Y chromosome regulates their susceptibility to influenza virus infection.

Hosts: Vincent RacanielloAlan DoveRich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

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Last modified on Monday, 15 May 2017 09:06
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.