This Week In Virology Podcast

  • TWiV 459: Polio turns over a new leaf
    September 17, 2017

    The TWiV team reviews the first FDA approved gene therapy, accidental exposure to poliovirus type 2 in a manufacturing plant, and production of a candidate poliovirus vaccine in plants....

  • TWiV 458: Saliva of the fittest
    September 9, 2017

    The TWiVians present an imported case of yellow fever in New York City, and explain how a dengue virus subgenomic RNA disrupts immunity in mosquito salivary glands to increase virus replication....

  • TWiV 457: The Red Queen meets the White Rabbit
    September 3, 2017

    Brianne returns to the TWiV Gang to discuss the distribution of proteins on the influenza viral genome, and the evolution of myxoma virus that was released in Australia to control the rabbit...

  • TWiV 456: Be careful of canons
    August 26, 2017

    Brianne joins the TWiVMasters to explain how mutations in genes encoding RNA polymerase III predispose children to severe varicella, and detection of an RNA virus by a DNA sensor. Hosts: Vincent...

  • TWiV 455: Pork and genes
    August 20, 2017

    Erin joins the TWiVirions to discuss a computer exploit encoded in DNA, creation of pigs free of endogenous retroviruses, and mutations in the gene encoding an innate sensor of RNA in children with...