TWiV 535: Miles to go before I leak

February 17, 2019

The TWiV team discuss the use of quantum dots to study uncoating of influenza virus in real time, and induction of endothelial dysfunction by flavivirus NS1 proteins in a tissue-specific manner.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Rich Condit, and Brianne Barker

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2 comments on “TWiV 535: Miles to go before I leak

  1. Les Faby Feb 18, 2019 Download link points to twiv-534
    As of 2018-02-17,
    “Download TWiV 534” hyperlink should say and download
    “Download TWiV 535”
    Meanwhile the down-arrow-into-box icon download button is downloading the right file.

  2. Here is an update there is a political debate on the Measles Vaccine and its being reported in TX.