TWiV 1045: Less Lassa, CRISPR RNA viruses

September 17, 2023

TWiV reviews a Lassa virus mRNA vaccine that confers protection against disease without inducing neutralizing antibodies, and a CRISPR-based method for engineering the genome of RNA viruses.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, Brianne Barker, and Angela Mingarelli

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Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees

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