TWiV explains the use of a neuronal cell line to study herpes simplex virus latency and reactivation, and a strategy for creating vaccines that induce antibodies against specific epitopes.
Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier,Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Brianne Barker
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- Neuronal cell line supports herpes simplex virus latency (J Virol) 18:56
- Protect, modify, deprotect (PNAS) 44:16
- Letters read on TWiV 550 7:41, 1:06:13
- Timestamps by Jolene. Thanks!
Weekly Science Picks 1:24:02
Alan – Quabbin Reservoir
Rich – Katherine Swan Ginsburg Humanism in Medicine Program; The Arnold P. Gold Foundation
Brianne – UPitt Measles Simulator
Dickson – James Webb Space Telescope
Vincent – Nobel Prizes and Life Sciences by Erling Norrby
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