TWiV 515: When virus is in retrograde

October 14, 2018

Art by AnjeThe TWiV team notes the passing of Tom Steitz, an outbreak of acute flaccid myelitis in the US, a continuing Ebola virus outbreak in DRC, respiratory vaccinia due to inhalation of ground up rabbit skin, and how a human papillomavirus capsid protein directs virus-containing endosomes towards the nucleus.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich ConditKathy Spindler, and Brianne Barker

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Weekly Science Picks 1:19:56

Brianne – Germ City-Microbes and the Metropolis Museum Exhibition
Nikon 2018 Small World in Motion competition
KathyIon Torrent Sequencing (video)
Dickson2018 Nobel Prizes Economics
Kathy – Ocean-centric map
Vincent – Intelligence Matters Podcast: Anthony Fauci on threats from epidemics

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Gonsalo – Cells at Work (Manga, Anime)

Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees.

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2 comments on “TWiV 515: When virus is in retrograde

  1. Vincent:

    Rich is not credited with participating in this TWIV (515), for some reason on this webpage. Rich cites a pick-of-the-week…something to do with ‘ion torrent sequencing.’

    No link given above for this video that Rich alludes to.

    Paul (lurker)
    Vancouver BC

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