TWiV 979: Flushing out the viroids

January 29, 2023

TWiV gives an update on poliovirus in wastewater, and reveals a vast world of viroids that infect a wide range of host species in diverse ecosystems.


Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler

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•Research assistant position at FDA (pdf) 1:58
•Register for ASV 2023 2:45
MicrobeTV Discord Server 4:53
Nick Muzyczka passes 1:31:39
•Wastewater testing for poliovirus (MMWR)
•NY state poliovirus wastewater surveillance (NYSDOH)
•CDC wastewater poliovirus surveillance in select communities (CDC) 10:51
•Vast world of viroid-like RNAs (Cell) 29:35
Letters read on TWiV 979 1:12:54
•Timestamps by Jolene. Thanks!

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Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees

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