TWiV 372: Latent viral tendencies

January 17, 2016

TWiV Bingo card 2Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

The TWiV-osphere introduces influenza D virus, virus-like particles encoded in the wasp genome which protect its eggs from caterpillar immunity, and a cytomegalovirus protein that counters a host restriction protein which prevents establishment of latency.

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This episode is sponsored by ASM Grant Writing Webinar and ASM Biodefense

Weekly Science Picks 1:45:25

Alan – Go viral
Vincent – 3D virus popsicles (3ders, dangerous popsicles)
Rich – Galileo thermometer
Kathy – Thing Explainer by Randall Munroe

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Christiane – Using PowerPoint to shine

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