TWiV 415: Ebola pipettors and the philosopher’s clone

November 13, 2016

A82VHosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

Guests: Jeremy Luban, Aaron Lin, and Ted Diehl

Jeremy, Aaron, and Ted join the TWiV team to discuss their work on identifying a single amino acid change in the Ebola virus glycoprotein from the West African outbreak that increases infectivity in human cells.

Click arrow to play
Download TWiV 415 (67 MB .mp3, 110 min)
Subscribe (free): iTunesRSSemail

Become a patron of TWiV!

Links for this episode

This episode is brought to you by CuriosityStream, a subscription streaming service that offers over 1,400 documentaries and non­fiction series from the world’s best filmmakers. Get unlimited access starting at just $2.99 a month, and for our audience, the first two months are completely free if you sign up at curiositystream.com/microbe and use the promo code MICROBE. 0:25, 1:34:40

Check out the graduate and postdoctoral programs at the Department of Microbiology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Deadline for applying to the graduate program is 1 December 2016. For more information about the Department, please visit http://bit.ly/micromssm 5:05

Register for the 2017 ASM Grant Writing Online course.

Weekly Science Picks 1:36:30

Jeremy – Real time tracking of Ebola virus evolution
Ted – The Brain Scoop
Aaron – Kate Rubins sequencing DNA on ISS (video)
Alan – A Sand County Almanac by Aldo Leopold
Rich –  Vendee Globe
Kathy – Axios
Vincent – Vendors from above by Loes Heerinck

Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

One comment on “TWiV 415: Ebola pipettors and the philosopher’s clone

Content on this site is licensed by Microbe TV, LLC under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License