Host: Vincent Racaniello
Guest: Peter Palese
Vincent speaks with Peter Palese about his illustrious career in virology, from early work on neuraminidases to universal influenza virus vaccines.
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Links for this episode
- Palese Laboratory
- Pig kidney neuraminidase (Hoppe Seylers Z Physiol Chem)
- DNAse in cytoplasmic DNA virus (Virology)
- Inhibitor of influenza virus neuraminidase (Virology)
- Influenza neuraminidase defective mutants (Virology)
- Swine influenza virus of 1976 RNA pattern (Nature)
- 1977 influenza H1N1 similar to 1950s strains (Nature)
- H5N1 influenza: Facts, not fear (PNAS)
- Influenza HA stalk immunity in ferrets (J Virol)
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Peter’s a good skier too!
Someone recommended the Barry book on the 1918 influenza pandemic, and I Googled reviews and found one by Dr Palese. I am a regular listener to recent TWiVs and I recalled the name, and did not know until today (when I read the Wikipedia article) that he was Vincent’s advisor in grad school.
That is all to say that I got led to this podcast and it is amazing how many topics that they discussed are relevant to the Covid pandemic, although maybe I shouldn’t be surprised.
Another great show — highly recommended!