TWiV 115: Color me infected

January 9, 2011

brainbow pseudorabies virusHosts: Vincent RacanielloAlan DoveRich Condit, and Marc Pelletier

Vincent, Alan, Rich and Marc discuss the finding that a limited number of incoming herpesviral genomes can replicate and express in a cell, and controlling viral replication in Aedes aegypti with a Wolbachia symbiont.

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4 comments on “TWiV 115: Color me infected

  1. Jayshiv_r Jan 28, 2011

    1st time listener…great topics. draw backs = it sounds like the VIEW. Just cut the chase & talk about science. we don’t want to hear about your videocasts ideas, etc..

    • I beg to disagree with Jayshiv_r; part of what makes the show enjoyable to me is the free banter and off-topic asides! As the hosts often state, it really is a good discussion between knowledgable friends – and the beauty is that it really IS a free discussion, no staging and no rehearsal. Many deeply felt thanks to the hosts!!

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