Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, and Marc Pelletier
On episode #88 of the podcast This Week in Virology, Vincent, Alan, and Marc discuss using a virus for beetle control, RNA based gene therapy for AIDS, and reconstitution of a endogenous human retrovirus.
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Links for this episode:
- Controlling the palm rhinoceros beetle with a virus
- The virologist in the Hawaiian shirt
- Information on Orcytes rhinocerus nudivirus (one, two, three)
- RNA based gene therapy for AIDS
- Reconstitution of an infectious human retrovirus (PLoS Pathogens)
- Letters read on TWiV 88
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