This Week in Virology

TWiV is a weekly netcast about viruses - the kind that make you sick. Brought to you by four university professors and a science writer.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h34m. Bisher sind 583 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts
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episode 569: Smolt'in iron


The TWiV pro-vaxxers reveal viruses that infect endangered wild salmon, and how iron in host serum modulates dengue virus acquisition by mosquitoes.


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episode 568: Karolinska viral


 In the second episode from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Vincent speaks with Jan Albert, Petter Brodin, and Anna Smed-Sörensen about their work on enterovirus D68, systems immunology, and human pulmonary viral infection and...


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episode 567: Outbreaks and a breakout


The TWiV team covers outbreaks of eastern equine encephalitis virus in the US and poliovirus in the Philippines, and explain how a chemokine induced by HIV-1 infection helps release more virus particles from cells


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episode 566: Chicken gumbo and a corona


The TWiV team reveals the protein corona that surrounds virus particles and influences infectivity and amyloid aggregation, and a proofreading-impaired herpesvirus that produces quasispecies-like populations.


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episode 565: Karolinska virology


From the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Vincent speaks with Niklas Björkström, Ali Mirazimi, and Matti Sällberg about their work on the impact of chronic hepatitis C virus infection on NK cells, Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus vaccines,...


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 2019-09-15  1h25m
 
 

episode 564: Virology Nobel Prizes with Erling Norrby


From the 16th Smögen Summer Symposium on Virology, Vincent speaks with Erling Norrby about how he has used archival material to provide insight into early Nobel Prizes for research on viruses.


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 2019-09-08  1h14m
 
 

Call me David Tuller


David Tuller returns to talk about his efforts of the past year to expose the methodological and ethical problems with the PACE and Lightning trials for therapy of ME/CFS.


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 2019-09-03  1h12m
 
 

episode 563: BLT on mice


The TWiVologists consider whether to receive an influenza vaccine in August (in the northern hemisphere), and mice implanted with human lung fragments for studying microbial pathogens.


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 2019-09-01  1h30m
 
 

episode 562: Take a breath


TWiV travels to Rutgers University to speak with Brad, Kay, Siobain, and Kim about their careers and their work on viruses of plants, fungi, bacteria, diatoms, and coccolithophores.


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 2019-08-25  2h6m
 
 

episode 561: Hot or not


The Autonomous CollecTWiVe reveal two effective treatments for Ebolavirus infection, how a virus in a fungus confers heat tolerance to a plant, and dampened inflammation as a mechanism for bat tolerance to viral infection.


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 2019-08-18  1h33m