TWiV 303: Borna this way

September 21, 2014

Thirteen-lined ground squirrelHosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson DespommierAlan Dove, and Kathy Spindler

The TWiV team discusses transmission of Ebola virus, and inhibition of Borna disease virus replication by viral DNA in the ground squirrel genome.

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This episode of TWiV is brought to you by the Department of Microbiology at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

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One comment on “TWiV 303: Borna this way

  1. 06:20 self programming robots
    08:30 Ebola
    11:37 letter prof Michigan
    13:23 letter pigs fly
    15:30 letter
    17:30: healthmap…/ebola , cdc,who ebola
    19:22 Dallas
    22:20 Australian rabbit
    25:00 rabies aerosole ?
    30:10 cambridge predicting group
    33:30 Cassadeval,Imperiale mbio an epistomological perspective …
    35:00 aerosole transmission definition
    flu:3 modes: “contact”,”droplet”>5micron,”airborne”don’t settle to ground)
    42:40 paper Borna virus