William Summers joins the TWiV team to discuss some virology history, including the ever-changing concept of ‘virus’ and the contribution of phage research to the study of animal viruses.
Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, and Rich Condit
Guest: William Summers
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Links for this episode
- Bill’s ASV 2019 talk (PPT download) 2:45
- Inventing viruses (Ann Rev Virol) 45:49
- Timestamps by Jolene. Thanks!
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