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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episode 674: In the company of coronaviruses with Lisa Gralinski


Lisa joins TWiV to discuss her research on the pathogenesis of SARS-CoV, MERS-CoV, and SARS-CoV-2, including work on vaccines and an antiviral, then we review the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein as a potential analgesic, and listener questions.


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 2020-10-22  1h58m
 
 

episode 673: Wake up and smell the pandemic


Daniel Griffin provides a clinical report on COVID-19, we debunk the Great Barrington Declaration, and discuss smell and taste changes as early indicators of the pandemic, vascular disease and thrombosis in SARS-CoV-2 infected humans and rhesus...


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 2020-10-18  2h40m
 
 

episode 672: Black in Microbiology with Ari Kozik and Kishana Taylor


Ari and Kishana, two of the founders of Black in Microbiology, join TWiV to discuss the goals of the organization, then we review pauses of J&J and Lilly COVID-19 vaccine trials, preclinical studies of Regeneron's SARS-CoV-2 monoclonal antibody...


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 2020-10-15  2h5m
 
 

episode 671: Prizes, polio, and a pandemic puzzle


Daniel Griffin provides a clinical report on COVID-19, then Amy joins us to discuss the 2020 Chemistry Nobel Prize for gene editing using CRISPR/Cas9, continuing circulation of poliovirus in Afghanistan, inborn errors of interferon in patients with...


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 2020-10-11  2h49m
 
 

episode 670: Coronavirus vaccine preparedness with Kizzmekia Corbett


Kizzmekia Corbett joins TWiV to review her career and her work on respiratory syncytial virus, influenza virus, and coronaviruses and coronavirus vaccines, including her role in development and testing of a spike-encoding mRNA vaccine, and then we...


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 2020-10-08  2h7m
 
 

Presidential COVID-19 with Dr. Daniel Griffin


Daniel Griffin discusses President Trump's case of COVID-19, including the clinical course, the medications he received and why, and expectations for the next few weeks.


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 2020-10-06  34m
 
 

episode 669: All the wrong COVID-19 moves


Daniel Griffin provides a clinical report on COVID-19, including a discussion of the role of vitamin D in COVID-19, Michael and Christopher explain why we have made all the wrong moves during the pandemic, evidence that the D614G amino acid change...


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 2020-10-04  3h0m
 
 

episode 668: Mice, bats, and coronaviruses with Tony Schountz


Tony Schountz joins TWiV to explain the work of his laboratory showing that deer mice can be infected with and transmit SARS-CoV-2, and how his colony of Jamaican fruit bats is being used to understand their response to virus infections.


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 2020-10-01  1h46m
 
 

episode 667: Building a better virus trap


Daniel Griffin provides a clinical report on COVID-19, review of the phase I and II trials of the Russian prime-boost vaccine, a mouse model that recapitulates age-dependent severe disease, and listener questions.


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 2020-09-27  2h45m
 
 

episode 666: A far-UVC light bulb went off for David Brenner


David Brenner joins TWiV to explain how far-UVC lights could provide protection from SARS-CoV-2 and other airborne viruses in public places, solutions to face mask fogging, transmission during airplane flights, and listener questions.


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 2020-09-24  2h9m