TWiV 415: Ebola pipettors and the philosopher’s clone

November 13, 2016

A82VHosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

Guests: Jeremy Luban, Aaron Lin, and Ted Diehl

Jeremy, Aaron, and Ted join the TWiV team to discuss their work on identifying a single amino acid change in the Ebola virus glycoprotein from the West African outbreak that increases infectivity in human cells.

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