TWiV 334: In vino virus

April 26, 2015

Vitis viniferaHosts: Vincent RacanielloDickson DespommierAlan DoveRich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

The TWiVles talk about endogenous viruses in plants, sex and Ebolavirus transmission, an outbreak of canine influenza in the US, Dr. Oz, and doubling the NIH budget.

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4 comments on “TWiV 334: In vino virus

  1. Kevin Bonham Apr 26, 2015

    Alas, the audiommunity team is missing the AAI meeting, but I’ll be at ASM (also in New Orleans).

    Thanks Rich for getting the pronunciation right 😛

  2. I think I heard someone yawn when you listed all the responsible
    conduct or research topics in the special JMBE issue. Hopefully unintentional—it’s a
    good issue: http://jmbe.asm.org/index.php/jmbe/issue/view/27
    (also includes some regular papers)

    I think the NIH RFI link should be this: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-15-084.html

    According to this 2013 piece Dr. Oz ‘still performs operations there each Thursday’: http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2013/02/04/the-operator
    Specter also wrote a blog post on the recent letter: http://www.newyorker.com/news/daily-comment/columbia-and-the-problem-of-dr-oz

    No link for the wine spectator? http://www.winespectator.com/webfeature/show/id/51471

    Alan will be glad to know that we have a barley genome sequence: http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v491/n7426/full/nature11543.html
    His jokes seemed more over the top than usual in the caulimovirus section—you should get a drumroll-cymbal crash sound.

    I hope you do another show with Jens Kuhn.

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