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episode 646: Virocentricity II with Eugene Koonin


From the NIH campus (recorded February 2019) Vincent and Rich meet with Eugene Koonin to discuss his theories on the evolutionary origins of viruses.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Rich Condit

Guest: Eugene Koonin

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Links for this episode

  • Virocentricity with Eugene Koonin (TWiV 275)
  • Origin of viruses (Nat Rev)
  • Multiple origins of capsid proteins from cells (PNAS)
  • Origins and evolution of global RNA virome (mBio)
  • Evolution of NCLDV of eukaryotes (Adv Virus Res)
  • Timestamps by Jolene. Thanks!

Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees

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 2020-07-28  1h55m