Brianne returns to the TWiV Gang to discuss the distribution of proteins on the influenza viral genome, and the evolution of myxoma virus that was released in Australia to control the rabbit population.
Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Rich Condit
Guest: Brianne Barker
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- First genetically engineered salmon sold in Canada
- Nucleoprotein on influenza virus RNA (Nucl Acids Res)
- Evolution of released myxoma virus in Australia (PNAS)
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