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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TWiV #20 - Hepatitis C virus

Vincent, Dick, Alan, and Matt Evans converse about TED, the Wakefield autism controversy, 99 rhinovirus sequences, Marburg in the USA, and hepatitis C virus.


 2009-02-15  1h6m

TWiV #19 - Cap-snatching

Vincent and Alan discuss cap-snatching by the hantavirus N protein and the influenza virus endonuclease, HIV-1 and Ebola virus antagonism of tetherin, and influenza pneumonia.


 2009-02-08  40m

TWiV #18 - Can a virus make you fat?

Vincent, Dick, and Alan discuss adenovirus and obesity, new influenza antiviral drugs, VHS virus of fish, and Ebola virus in pigs and pig farmers in the Phillipines.


 2009-01-31  50m

TWiV #17 - Seminal discoveries in virology

Vincent, Dick, and Saul talk about discoveries in virology that have had a major impact on the field.


 2009-01-24  57m

TWiV #16 - Virology in Saanen, HIV origins

Vincent and Jeremy review the Saanen virology meeting and the implications of a new HIV-1 sequence for the origins of AIDS.


 2009-01-18  1h3m

TWiV #15 - Deer mice, Spanish flu, measles, antiviral resistance

Vincent, Dick, and Alan converse about hantavirus spread by large deer mice, why the 1918 influenza virus replicates in the lower respiratory tract, measles in Europe, and the growing resistance of influenza virus to antivirals.


 2009-01-13  53m

TWiV #14 - Common cold, H5N1 transmission, HIV denial, Ebola

Vincent and Alan discuss a viral upper respiratory tract infection, transmission of H5N1 influenza virus, death of an HIV denialist, and the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.


 2009-01-05  53m

TWiV #13 - Top 10 virology stories of 2008

Vincent and Alan talk about President-elect Obama's choices for his science advisors, SARS sensationalism, a new enteric picornavirus, and the top 10 virology stories of 2008.


 2008-12-28  49m

TWiV #12 - Prions, lemur lentiviruses, RS virus vaccine, H5N1

Vincent, Alan, and Angela converse on Kuru, prions in milk, ancient lentiviruses found in the chromosomes of lemurs, a respiratory syncytial virus vaccine failure in the 1960s, and recent outbreaks of H5N1 influenza in chickens.


 2008-12-21  44m

TWiV #11 - Elite controllers, mosquitoes, and winter vomiting

Vincent, Alan, and Jeremy discuss why certain AIDS patients, called 'elite controllers', do not develop disease, why mosquitoes infected with Sindbis virus remain healthy, and the continuing outbreaks of norovirus gastroenteritis.


 2008-12-13  1h8m