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?
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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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Lymph NodeCindy, Steph, and Vincent reveal that lymphocyte trafficking through lymph nodes and lymph is circadian – it is dependent on the time of day.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Stephanie Langel, and Cynthia Leifer

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Cindy – Men ask more questions than women at a scientific conference (PLoS One)
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House just voted to bankrupt graduate students
Vincent – Trump’s Legacy: Damaged Brains

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MonocyteCindy, Steph, and Vincent launch a new podcast, Immune, and reveal how warm temperature protects against atherosclerosis by regulating monocyte migration into the blood.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Stephanie Langel, and Cynthia Leifer

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Cindy – FDA approves second CAR T cell therapy
Steph
Gammaherpesvirus protects against asthma
Vincent – Truth Wins by Jonathan Yewdell

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IMMUNE is a new podcast from the MicrobeTV network. It’s about the host defense systems that protect against disease. With hosts Vincent Racaniello, Cynthia Leifer, and Stephanie Langel.

Coming November 2017.