TWiV 550: Covering up the shiny parts

June 2, 2019

TWiV explains the use of a neuronal cell line to study herpes simplex virus latency and reactivation, and a strategy for creating vaccines that induce antibodies against specific epitopes.

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

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3 comments on “TWiV 550: Covering up the shiny parts

  1. Cabalen Jun 4, 2019

    https://openstates.org/or/bills/2019%20Regular%20Session/SJM12/

    Now Oregon is in talks for a new vaccine law according to this site.

  2. https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/meet-the-new-york-couple-donating-millions-to-the-anti-vax-movement/2019/06/18/9d791bcc-8e28-11e9-b08e-cfd89bd36d4e_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.d2ad61486faa

    We have an update Bernard Selz and his wife, Lisa Selz has been named as one of the Top Donors to the Anti-Vaxx Movement. Yes Political donations for the 2020 elections have been released for one of the donors according to this Washington Post Article.

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