Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier

Vincent and Dickson review how gut bacteria help establish T. muris in the large intestine of mice

Download TWiP #36 (50 MB .mp3, 69 minutes).

Links for this episode:

Contact

Send your questions and comments (email or mp3 file) to twip@microbe.tv

Subscribe (free)

Subscribe to TWiP (free) in iTunes, by the RSS feed or by email

david_fidockHosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier

Vincent and Dickson discuss control of malaria with their Columbia University colleague David Fidock

Download TWiP #35 (55 MB .mp3, 77 minutes).

Links for this episode:

Contact

Send your questions and comments (email or mp3 file) to twip@microbe.tv

Subscribe (free)

Subscribe to TWiP (free) in iTunes, by the RSS feed or by email

wolbachia_anophelesHosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier

Vincent and Dickson discuss control of malaria and filariasis with the bacterial endosymbiont Wolbachia

Download TWiP #34 (66 MB .mp3, 91 minutes).

Links for this episode:

Contact

Send your questions and comments to twip@microbe.tv

Subscribe (free)

Subscribe to TWiP (free) in iTunes, by the RSS feed or by email

brugia_malayiHosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier

Vincent and Dickson review an in silico pipeline for identifying molecular mimicry candidate proteins in the genomes of parasites, and catch up on listener email.

Download TWiP #33 (63 MB .mp3, 88 minutes).

Links for this episode:

Contact

Send your questions and comments to twip@microbe.tv

Subscribe (free)

Subscribe to TWiP (free) in iTunes, by the RSS feed or by email

tcruzi_nfkbHosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier

Vincent and Dickson discuss immune evasion by the cruzain protease of T. cruzi, and novel tetraspanin antigens of S. japonicum.

Download TWiP #32 (65 MB .mp3, 90 minutes).

Links for this episode:

Contact

Send your questions and comments to twip@microbe.tv

Subscribe

Subscribe to TWiP (free) in iTunes, by the RSS feed or by email

weissbrod_p.falciparum_life_cycleHosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier

Vincent and Dickson discuss the promising results of a phase III trial of a malaria vaccine in African children

Download TWiP #31 (50 MB .mp3, 70 minutes).

Links for this episode:

Contact

Send your questions and comments to twip@microbe.tv

Subscribe

Subscribe to TWiP (free) in iTunes, by the RSS feed or by email

knirschcharlesHosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier

Vincent and Dickson have a broad-ranging conversation with Charles Knirsch of Pfizer, Inc. about how public-private partnerships can function to control and eliminate infectious diseases.

Download TWiP #30 (61 MB .mp3, 85 minutes).

Links for this episode:

Contact

Send your questions and comments to twip@microbe.tv

Subscribe

Subscribe to TWiP (free) in iTunes, by the RSS feed or by email

hotez_clintonHosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier

Vincent and Dickson converse with Peter Hotez about global health, vaccinology, and neglected tropical diseases.

Download TWiP #29 (47 MB .mp3, 65 minutes)

Links for this episode:

Contact

Send your questions and comments to twip@microbe.tv

Subscribe

Subscribe to TWiP (free) in iTunes, by the RSS feed or by email.

 

anopheles_gambiaeHosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier

Vincent and Dickson discuss medical entomology with Robert W. Gwadz, Assistant Chief of the Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research at NIAID.

Download TWiP #28 (65 MB .mp3, 91 minutes)

 Links for this episode:

Contact

Send your questions and comments to twip@microbe.tv

Subscribe

Subscribe to TWiP (free) in iTunes, by the RSS feed or by email

clonorchis_adultHosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier

Vincent and Dickson continue their discussion of trematodes, or flukes, which have a snail as a reservoir host.

Download TWiP #27 (56 MB .mp3, 77 minutes)

Links for this episode:

Contact

Send your questions and comments to twip@microbe.tv

Subscribe

Subscribe to TWiP (free) in iTunes, by the RSS feed or by email