Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler
Guests: Ted Diehl and Welkin Johnson
Ted and Welkin inform the TWiV team how the evolution of ancient retroviruses can be inferred by studying their sequences in the genomes of modern mammals, and join in a discussion of virus dispersal during different methods for drying hands.
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- More fun than a monkey full of viruses (TWiV 122)
- Tracking ancient retrovirus evolution in mammals (eLife) 9:30
- Virus dispersal during hand drying (J Appl Micro) 1:30:50
- More than you wanted to know about hand drying (one, two, three, four, five, six) 1:35:50
This episode is sponsored by ASM Agar Art Contest, ASM Grant Writing Course, and ASV 2016
Timestamps by Jennifer. Thanks!
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Kathy – R0 graphic and explanation
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Basel – Gimli Glider and Mars Climate Orbiter
Ken – Vaccination comic book
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