TWiV 377: Chicken with a side of Zika

February 21, 2016

chicken zikaHosts: Vincent RacanielloDickson DespommierAlan DoveRich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

The TWiVniks review the past week’s findings on Zika virus and microcephaly, and reveal a chicken protein that provides insight on the restriction of transmission of avian influenza viruses to humans.

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This episode is sponsored by 32nd Clinical Virology Symposium and Microbe Magazine Podcast

Weekly Science Picks 1:17:15

Alan – CDC vaccine quiz
Dickson – A telescope so powerful
Vincent – Virology Lectures 2016 (virology blog, iTunes U)
Rich – Ion propulsion (Wiki)
Kathy – Spurious Correlations

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