TWiV 457: The Red Queen meets the White Rabbit

September 3, 2017

Rabbits_MyxomatosisTrial_WardangIsland_1938-300x250.jpgBrianne returns to the TWiV Gang to discuss the distribution of proteins on the influenza viral genome, and the evolution of myxoma virus that was released in Australia to control the rabbit population.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Rich Condit

Guest: Brianne Barker

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