This Week in Parasitism

TWiP is a monthly netcast about eukaryotic parasites. Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier, science Professors from Columbia University, deconstruct parasites, how they cause illness, and how you can prevent infections.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h30m. Bisher sind 170 Folge(n) erschienen.
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episode 170: A worm's eye view


The TWiPlicates solve the case of the Child With Retinal Granuloma, and discuss an association of the complement protein collectin-11 with the pathophysiology of Chagas disease.


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episode 169: What goes on in the snail


The TriTWiPomonads solve the case of the Child Who Passed a Worm, and reveal recombination between bovine and human schistosome species.


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 2019-04-11  1h20m
 
 

episode 168: Kleptoparasitism and the stercoraceous souvenir


The Giardians of the Galaxy solve the case of the Woman With a Colonic Stowaway from Hispaniola, and discuss activation of intestinal tuft cells by Trichinella spiralis.


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 2019-03-27  1h32m
 
 

episode 167: The constipated mathematician


The Tremendous Trio solve the case of the Woman With Foul Steatorrhea, and reveal breakdown of the glycocalyx associated with severe and fatal malaria.


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 2019-02-27  1h31m
 
 

episode 166: From remote locations


The Podfessors solve the case of the Teenager With Swollen Scrotum, and continue the story arc of Daniel's favorite cells, B-1 cells, and their association with protective immune responses in human Chagas disease.


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 2019-02-16  1h22m
 
 

episode 165: The sound of crackles


The TWiP team solves the case of the Four Year Old with Fever, Headache, and Cough, and discuss the release of extracellular vesicles from Leishmania amazonensis that manipulate the host immune response.


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 2019-01-26  1h22m
 
 

episode 164: Surf n' perf


The TWiP legends solve the case of Surfer Sans Septum, and discuss how two symbiotic bacteria in the tsetse fly allow colonization with Trypanosoma brucei.


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 2019-01-12  1h41m
 
 

episode 163: Trout and parasites


The doctors of awesome solve the case of the Woman Who Visited Lebanon, and reveal that immunoglobulins protect the olfactory organ of trout against infection with the Ich parasite.


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 2018-12-29  1h44m
 
 

episode 162: That swollen parcel of dropsies


The TWiP professors solve the case of the Baby With Pericardial Effusion, and discuss whether the flagellate without a flagella, Dientamoeba fragilis, causes human illness.


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 2018-11-21  1h28m
 
 

episode 161: All I need is a bit of skin


The TWiPsters solve the case of the Brazilian Immigrant With Heart Problems, and describe how genome organization controls trypanosome antigenic variation.


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 2018-11-10  1h31m