Topological data analysisThe Immune trifecta explores systems immunology, and its use in a study of immune system development in newborn children.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Stephanie Langel, and Cynthia Leifer

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StephKaleidoscopean
Cindy500 women scientists
VincentNIH budget increase 2019

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ImmunomimeticCindy and Vincent describe the construction of a gene network that programs mammalian cells to detect and eliminate bacterial infections.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Cynthia Leifer

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Cindy – No Tdap link to autism
Vincent
Unpaywall

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The Immune team travels to the University of Maryland for ASV 2018, where they meet up with Rebecca Lynch to explore her work on broadly neutralizing antibodies against HIV-1.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Stephanie Langel, and Cynthia Leifer

Guest: Rebecca Lynch

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Sea Lamrpey LarvaeThe Immune team explores the variable lymphocyte receptors of jawless vertebrates, a system of immunity that parallels the structurally unrelated antibodies of jawed vertebrates.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Stephanie Langel, and Cynthia Leifer

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Steph – Jon Yewdell on TWiV (208, 467)
CindyNo polio in Venezuela
VincentIs gaming addiction a thing?

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felt mouseThe Immune team reveals how γδ T cells that synthesize interleukin-17A regulate adipose regulatory T cell homeostasis and thermogenesis.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Stephanie Langel, and Cynthia Leifer

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StephPolycystic ovary syndrome and anti-Mullerian hormone
CindyFoldscope (Ted talk)
VincentVirology Lectures 2018

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Complement systemThe Immune hosts discuss how the complement system functions, and its role in early synapse loss in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Stephanie Langel, and Cynthia Leifer

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antibodyThe Immune hosts explain how antibody molecules mature, then discuss the finding in infants of potent neutralizing antibodies against respiratory syncytial virus without somatic hypermutation.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Stephanie Langel, and Cynthia Leifer

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StephREACTOME project (free icons)
CindyGender Imbalance in Stories
Vincent – Trump, Tell Us About Your Flu Shot

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peanutsThe ImmuoModulators provide a primer on mucosal defenses, and explain how sensitizing female mice to food allergens prevents allergic reactions in their offspring.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Stephanie Langel, and Cynthia Leifer

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CAR T cell therapyThe immu-knowledge-ists deconstruct the holy grail of oncologists, cancer immunotherapy, and the exciting development of CAR T cells and how they work.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Stephanie Langel, and Cynthia Leifer

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Cindy – What’s In A Name?
Steph
Novel Targets
Vincent – Friendly Penguin

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bispecific Zika virus antibodyCindy, Steph, and Vincent discuss recent problems with dengue virus vaccine, and a bi-specific monoclonal antibody against Zika virus.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Stephanie Langel, and Cynthia Leifer

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Cindy – Questions answered about starving polar bear video
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Deep Work by Cal Newport and Grad Student Tax
Vincent – Making art with Excel

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