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.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h35m. Bisher sind 731 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 48 days 59 minutes


TWiV Special - Dr. Peter Palese

Vincent and Dr. Peter Palese, noted influenza expert, discuss the origin and pandemic potential of the new H1N1 influenza virus.


 2009-05-06  40m

TWiV #30 - A/Mexico/4108/2009 (H1N1)

Vincent, Dick, Alan, and Hamish Young focus on the new H1N1 influenza virus, which originated in swine and is likely to be the next pandemic strain.


 2009-05-03  1h7m

TWiV #29 - Swine flu returns

Vincent, Dick, and Alan talk about insect and human dengue virus host proteins, equine vaccine for WNV and EEEV, return of swine flu to humans, spread of polio in Africa, and listener email.


 2009-04-27  1h10m

TWiV #28 - SARS

Vincent, Dick, Alan, and Eric F. Donaldson discuss a new test for influenza H5N1, poliovirus in Minnesota, Koala retrovirus, batteries made from viruses, and SARS.


 2009-04-19  1h14m

TWiV #27 - Leaving latency

Vincent, Dick, Alan, and Saul Silverstein consider ebolavirus needlestick accident, TLR3 and Negri bodies, college closed by norovirus gastroenteritis, hand, foot, and mouth disease in China, and exit of herpes simplex virus from latency.


 2009-04-04  1h10m

TWiV #26 - Poxviruses

Vincent, Alan, and Rich Condit converse about MS drug Tysabri, polyomaviruses, and mefloquine, influenza vaccines for next season, and poxviruses.


 2009-03-29  1h15m

TWiV #25 - Viral evolution

Vincent, Alan, and Luis Villarreal talk about rabies in Viet Nam and Angola, needle-stick infections with ebolavirus and West Nile virus, and viral evolution.


 2009-03-22  1h7m

TWiV #24 - Viroids

Vincent, Alan, and Hamish Young discuss bacteriophages in viral vaccines, enteroviruses and diabetes, inhibition of Hendra and Nipah virus replication by the malaria drug chloroquine, and viroids.


 2009-03-15  59m

TWiV #23 - Extreme virology

Vincent, Dick, and Alan review a new macaque model for HIV-1 infection, Epstein-Barr virus and multiple sclerosis, accidental release of H5N1 by a vaccine company, resistance of frogs to virus infection, and the biggest and smallest viruses.


 2009-03-08  49m

TWiV #22 - Viral bioinformatics

Vincent and Chris Upton converse about hepatitis B in India, ribozyme-based AIDS gene therapy, antibodies that neutralize many influenza virus strains, killing tumors with vaccinia virus, rabbit myxoma virus, and the Viral Bioinformatics Resource Center.


 2009-02-28  59m