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. Alle 3 Wochen erscheint eine Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 11 days 19 hours 23 minutes

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TWiP #11 - One times three million


Vincent and Dickson continue their discussion of malaria, with emphasis on clinical aspects of the disease.


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 2010-06-02  1h27m
 
 

TWiP #10 - Plasmodium life cycle


Vincent and Dickson trace the life cycle of Plasmodium in a mosquito and in a human host.


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 2010-05-20  1h25m
 
 

TWiP #9 - Mala aria


Vincent and Dickson move on to protozoan parasites with a discussion of the early history of malaria.


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 2010-05-06  1h22m
 
 

TWiP #8 - Frog legs and parasite tales


Dickson reads his story about sparganosis caused by the diphyllobothroid tapeworm Spirometra mansonoides.


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 2010-04-22  1h23m
 
 

TWiP #7 - Tapeworms are fantastic!


Vincent and Dickson continue their discourse on tapeworms, covering the fish and dog varieties.


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 2010-04-09  1h36m
 
 

TWiP #6 - Tapeworms, the long and short of it


Vincent and Dick talk about the anatomy and life cycle of beef and pork tapeworms, and why House was wrong about neurocysticercosis.


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 2010-03-25  1h41m
 
 

TWiP #5 - The nurse cell


Vincent and Dick discuss the nurse cell, a unique structure formed in the host muscle by Trichinella species.


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 2010-03-04  1h19m
 
 

TWiP #4 - Trichinella life cycle


Vincent and Dick trace the life cycle of Trichinella spiralis in an infected host.


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 2010-01-30  1h22m
 
 

TWiP #3 - Trichinella spiralis


Vincent and Dick distinguish among intracellular and extracellular parasites, then discuss the history and general characteristics of Trichinella spiralis.


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 2009-12-28  1h3m
 
 

TWiP #2 - General parasitism


Vincent and Dick classify parasites according to whether or not they are transmitted by a vector, then consider the implications of long-lived parasites.


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 2009-12-01  1h5m