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 191 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint alle 3 Wochen.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 11 days 19 hours 23 minutes

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TWiP #21 - The giant intestinal worm, Ascaris lumbricoides


Vincent and Dickson review the biology and pathogenesis of Ascaris lumbricoides, one of the largest nematodes to infect humans.


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 2011-01-20  1h32m
 
 

TWiP #20 - The whipworm Trichuris trichiura


Vincent and Dickson continue their discussion of nematodes with the whipworm Trichuris trichiura. Host links: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier Links for this episode: Trichuris trichiura adult female (jpg) Trichuris trichiura adult...


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 2010-12-17  1h28m
 
 

TWiP #19 - Enterobius vermicularis, the pinworm


Vincent and Dickson move on to nematodes with a discussion of the pinworm Enterobius vermicularis. Host links: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier Links for this episode: Enterobius vermicularis adult female (jpg) Enterobius vermicularis in...


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 2010-11-20  1h22m
 
 

TWiP #18 - Cryptosporidium


Vincent and Dickson discuss the intracellular parasite Cryptosporidium, which causes diarrheal disease in most mammalian species. Host links: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier Links for this episode: Cryptosporidium parvum electron micrograph...


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 2010-10-27  1h20m
 
 

TWiP #17 - Entamoeba histolytica


Vincent and Dickson continue their discussion of protozoan parasites that cause diarrhea with a review of amebic dysentery caused by Entamoeba histolytica. Host links: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier Links for this episode: Entamoeba...


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 2010-10-06  1h16m
 
 

TWiP #16: Giardia


Vincent and Dickson review the life cycle and pathogenesis of the flagellated protozoan parasite Giardia lamblia. Host links: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier Links for this episode: Giardia lamblia trophozoite (jpg) Giardia lamblia cyst...


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 2010-09-24  1h18m
 
 

TWiP #15: Tryp the light fantastic


Vincent and Dickson discuss the life cycle and pathogenesis of the protozoan parasite Trypanosoma. Host links: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier Links for this episode: Metacyclic trypanomastigote (jpg) Tsetse fly (jpg) T. brucei life cycle...


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 2010-09-09  1h26m
 
 

TWiP #14 - Leishmania


Vincent and Dickson consider the life cycle and pathogenesis of the protozoan parasite Leishmania.


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 2010-08-12  1h24m
 
 

TWiP #13 - Toxoplasmosis


Vincent and Dickson continue their discussion of the obligate intracellular protozoan Toxoplasma gondii with a consideration of the clinical consequences of infection and pathogenesis.


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 2010-07-15  1h24m
 
 

TWiP #12 - Toxoplasma gondii


Vincent and Dickson introduce the obligate intracellular protozoan Toxoplasma gondii, one of the most successful parasites on earth.


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 2010-06-18  1h37m