The TWiVome deconstructs the evolutionary history of RNA viruses, and immune promotion of murine norovirus pathogenesis by replication in intestinal tuft cells.
Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler
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Links for this episode
- ASM Microbe 2018
- Support Viruses & Cells Gordon Conference
- Faculty positions at Icahn School of Medicine
- Evolutionary history of RNA viruses (Nature)
- The amphioxus song
- Norovirus tropism for tuft cells (Science)
- Letters read on TWiV 491
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