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.

http://microbe.tv/twip

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h30m. Bisher sind 180 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint alle 3 Wochen
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episode 180: A spleen palaver


The TWiP professors solve the case of the Ugandan Child with Splenomegaly, and reveal that mutations in the P. falciparum genome that confer artemisinin resistance interfere with endocytic uptake of hemoglobin.


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episode 179: Verminous visitors


The TWiP DVD solve the case of the Child Who Passed Worms, and discuss a non-human primate model for severe malarial anemia.


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 2020-01-11  1h43m
 
 

episode 178: The shadowlands of medicine


The Knights of the TWiP solve the case of the Man Who Lost Weight, and discuss a Plasmodium protein kinase that is a malarial drug target.


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 2019-12-04  1h51m
 
 

episode 177: A scabrous education


The TWiPsters solve the case of the Rashy Schoolteacher, and reveal a drug from rotifers that live on the snail intermediate host which paralyzes schistosome cercariae and prevents infection of mice.


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 2019-11-06  1h29m
 
 

episode 176: Blood schmear


The TWiPpers of the bite fantastic solve the case of the Indian Man Who Hiked, and discuss the effects of schistosome soluble egg antigen on infection of lymphocytes with HIV-1.


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 2019-10-09  1h33m
 
 

episode 175: None alone pathognomonic


The TWiP'ers solve the case of the Sudanese Boy With Fever, and reveal antibodies against that slow invasion of red blood cells potentiate other malaria-blocking antibodies.


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 2019-09-04  1h47m
 
 

episode 174: Fat cat


The TWiPloid organisms solve the case of the Doctor with Chronic Epigastric Pain, and reveal how levels of linoleic acid in the intestine enable the sexual cycle of Toxoplasma gondii in cats.


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 2019-08-01  1h13m
 
 

episode 173: Rose colored spots


The podcastellani hosts solve the case of the Sailor With Dysentery, and reveal the first virus discovered in Plasmodium species.


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 2019-07-13  1h50m
 
 

episode 172: A painless lesion


The metacyclic TWiPomastigotes solve the case of the Child With a Painless Leg Lesion, and reveal how to kill mosquitoes with a genetically modified fungus.


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 2019-06-14  1h43m
 
 

episode 171: Better than a sharp stick in the eye


The Leishmaniacs solve the case of the Child With Band Keratopathy, and reveal a eukaryotic parasite with functional mitochondria but without mitochondrial genomes.


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 2019-05-23  1h34m