Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, and Ed Niles
On episode #120 of the podcast This Week in Virology, Vincent, Rich, and Ed discuss the transition from academic scientist to government work, the general program of drug and vaccine development in the biodefense world and at BARDA, and career opportunities for scientists in government.
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Links for this episode:
- ACAM2000 smallpox vaccine
- Bavarian Nordic’s smallpox vaccine Imvamune and phase II trial
- Rich and Ed’s paper on bacteriophage T7 mRNAs
- Quandaries of dengue vaccine development
- Tetravalent dengue vaccine
- VIVA – virology at Vassar
- TWiV on Facebook
- Letters read on TWiV 120
Weekly Science Picks
Rich – Dark Sun: The Making of the Hydrogen Bomb by Richard Rhodes
Ed – Tenth anniversary of the human genome at Science Magazine
Vincent – Poliovirus fights back
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2 thoughts on “TWiV 120: Ed Niles, a Km Vmax kind of guy”
I really appreciated this podcast. I love to hear stories of good friendships that have developed into strong working relationships and vice versa. Also, loved learning more about FDA and BARDA.
Glad you liked it. I think it is valuable to have TWiV episodes that
explore working relationships and alternative workplaces.
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