From the European Congress of Virology in Rotterdam, Vincent and local co-host Ben Berkhout speak with Ron Fouchier, Rosina Girones, and Marie-Paule Kieny about their careers and their work on influenza virus, environmental virology, and developing an Ebola virus vaccine during an epidemic.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Ben Berkhout

Guests: Ron Fouchier, Rosina Girones, and Marie-Paule Kieny

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TWiV minus one reveals delayed neurological deficits in children without microcephaly born to Zika virus infected mothers, and N-glycolyl-neuraminic acid as a receptor for influenza A viruses.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Kathy Spindler, and Brianne Barker

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Weekly Science Picks 1:27:27

Brianne – Foldable viral capsid models and Foldable models demonstrate T numbers
Alan – Laws Guide to Nature Drawing and Journaling
DicksonNASA 50th Events
KathyAltas Obscura’s 17,069 strange and wonderful places
VincentTWiEVO 44: The enemy of my enemy is my phage

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Anthony – Global Water Pathogen Project

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From ASM Microbe 2019, Vincent, Brianne and Calvin meet up with Craig Cameron to discuss his career and his work exploring RNA-dependent RNA synthesis and single cell virology.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Brianne Barker, and Calvin Yeager

Guest: Craig Cameron

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A trio of TWiVers reports on influenza in Australia, how a host protein impacts bird to human movement of influenza virus, and marine DNA viral diversity in the oceans from pole to pole.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Kathy Spindler, and Alan Dove

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Weekly Science Picks 1:07:05

Alan – Stephanie Langel’s Discovery Talk
KathyMap of languages in the USA
Vincent – Grad student mental health with Susanna Harris video and on TWiM 199

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Fernando – Pushing back on hyped-up science

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Team TWiV reveals DNA polymerases that do not require a primer, and packaging of hepatitis delta virus by the envelope glycoproteins of diverse viruses.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Brianne Barker

Guest: Kiki Warren

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Weekly Science Picks 1:27:06

Alan – Seek
Rich – Want to See My Genes? Get a Warrant and NIH director will no longer speak on all-male science panels
BrianneUnique scientists
DicksonVaccines – Calling the Shots
VincentNY eliminates religious vaccine exemptions and Jessica Biel reveals that she does not understand vaccines
KikiConverting type A to type O blood

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Justin – An Apple a Day

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At Retroviruses 2019 in Cold Spring Harbor, Vincent speaks with virologist Bryan Cullen about his work and his career, together with former associates Ann Skalka, Paul Bieniasz, and Michael Malim.

Host: Vincent Racaniello

Guests: Bryan Cullen, Paul Bieniasz, Michael Malim, and Ann Skalka

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TWiV explains the use of a neuronal cell line to study herpes simplex virus latency and reactivation, and a strategy for creating vaccines that induce antibodies against specific epitopes.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier,Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Brianne Barker

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Weekly Science Picks 1:24:02

Alan – Quabbin Reservoir
Rich – Katherine Swan Ginsburg Humanism in Medicine Program; The Arnold P. Gold Foundation
BrianneUPitt Measles Simulator
DicksonJames Webb Space Telescope
VincentNobel Prizes and Life Sciences by Erling Norrby

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Kartik and Rohit join the TWiV team to present their identification of protocadherin-1 as a cell receptor for New World hantaviruses.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

Guests: Kartik Chandran and Rohit Jangra

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This episode is sponsored by the 2019 Chem/Bio Defense Science and Technology Conference. Are you working on innovative research that can shape the future of chemical or biological defense? Submit your abstract and present your work to more than 1,500 leaders from government, academia and industry. Visit www.cbdstconference.com for more details.

Weekly Science Picks 1:22:44

Alan – Temi and Trint
Rich – Using Jupiter’s moons to determine where on Earth you are
KathyBest architecture in every state
Vincent – Cyberwire Podcast: The Ghost and the Mole
KartikSlack
RohitAntibody responses to viral infections

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Vincent travels to the European Congress of Virology in Rotterdam and with local co-host Marion Koopmans speaks with Martin Beer, Stephan Gunther, and Vera Ros about their careers and their work on Lassa virus, Borna virus, and insect viruses.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Marion Koopmans

Guests: Martin Beer, Stephan Gunther, and Vera Ros

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This episode is sponsored by the 2019 Chem/Bio Defense Science and Technology Conference. Are you working on innovative research that can shape the future of chemical or biological defense? Submit your abstract and present your work to more than 1,500 leaders from government, academia and industry. Visit www.cbdstconference.com for more details.

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