Amy joins the TWiV team to talk about her career and her work on Zika virus neurotropism using embryonic mouse organotypic brain slice cultures.
Guest: Amy Rosenfeld
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Links for this episode
- Grad students face tax hike (Nature)
- House voted to bankrupt grad students (NYTimes)
- Neurotropism of early and late Zika virus isolates (PNAS)
- Zika virus blocks the neuron road (virology blog)
- Letters read on TWiV 468
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Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees.
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