TWiV 506: A Cafeteria full of jelly rolls

August 12, 2018

CROVThe TWiVniks explain how the three-dimensional structure of the giant Cafeteria roenbergensis virus suggests a new mode of assembly, and the apparent elimination of dengue fever in an Australian city by release of mosquitoes harboring Wolbachia.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson DespommierAlan Dove, and Brianne Barker

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Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees.

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