TWiV 356: Got viruses?

September 27, 2015

Butter kidsHosts: Vincent RacanielloDickson DespommierAlan DoveRich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

Guest: Stephanie Neal

Stephanie joins the super professors to discuss the gut virome of children with serious malnutrition, caterpillar genes acquired from parasitic wasps, and the effect of adding chemokines to a simian immunodeficiency virus DNA vaccine.

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2 comments on “TWiV 356: Got viruses?

  1. Wrong link for the SIV vaccine paper (duplicate of ‘random forests’ explanation). Three ways to link to it:

  2. Tracy Sep 28, 2015

    Is there anywhere you can read articles on this?

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