Nels joins the TWiV team to talk about his work on genomic accordions in vaccinia virus, hepatitis B virus in a 439 year old mummy, and viral induction of energy synthesis by a long noncoding RNA.
Guest: Nels Elde
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Links for this episode
- ASV 2018: asv.org, asv2018.umd.edu
- TWiV is a must-listen (WaPo)
- More on poxvirus accordions (bioRxiv)
- HBV from a 439 year old mummy (PLoS Path)
- lncRNA promotes viral replication by inducing metabolism (Science)
- Making Data Visual
- Letters read on TWiV 476
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Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees.
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