TWiV 336: Brought to you by the letters H, N, P, and Eye

May 10, 2015

Eye Diagram UveitisHosts: Vincent RacanielloDickson DespommierAlan DoveRich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

The TWiVsters explore mutations in the interferon pathway associated with severe influenza in a child, outbreaks of avian influenza in North American poultry farms, Ebolavirus infection of the eye weeks after recovery, and Ebolavirus stability on surfaces and in fluids.

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Alan – Winogradsky time-lapse
Rich – Missing link in evolution of complex cells
Kathy – Grantome
Dickson – National Geographic Landscape Photo of the Day
Vincent – PyMol and Chimera

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Mauricio – Vax!

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One comment on “TWiV 336: Brought to you by the letters H, N, P, and Eye

  1. Apropos of Dickson’s comment on anti-“gain of function” experiment/anti-transgenic crop similarities, researchers at Oregon State University are concerned a transgenic crop ban will halt their research: http://www.gazettetimes.com/news/local/collateral-damage-backers-say-m—would-only-ban/article_0fe04107-2e04-5e7c-9d22-d645c4293abf.html

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