Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Michelle Ozbun
On episode #126 of the podcast This Week in Virology, virologist Michelle Ozbun and the TWiV team review the biology of human papillomaviruses.
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Links for this episode:
- Human papillomavirus page at CDC
- Human papillomavirus vaccines page at CDC
- A better test for HPV (pdf)
- Human papillomaviruses and malignancy (review)
- Should smallpox stocks be destroyed? (poll at virology blog)
- TWiV on Facebook
- Letters read on TWiV 126
Weekly Science Picks
Michelle – HIV-1 utilizes chemokine receptor CXCR4 to enter stem cells (PubMed)
Dickson – Bengladesh bans sale of palm sap (NY Times)
Rich – The Medusa and the Snail by Lewis Thomas (“On Warts” – pdf)
Alan – Planting Science – students, teachers, and scientists collaborate on botany experiments
Vincent – CIDRAP – Center for Disease Research and Policy
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6 thoughts on “TWiV 126: Wart’s up, doc?”
It looks like the HIV paper is available only with a journal subscription.
Yes, unfortunately that is true. But Dr. Collins will be on TWiV #133
to discuss the paper.
do you have any TWiv discussing HIV-1 virology and life cycle?! please
No, we haven’t fully discussed HIV-1 replication on TWiV. You could
try my virology course lecture, which is at
http://microbiology.columbia.edu/W3310/018_W3310_10.mp4 – it’s a
I love the essay by Lewis Thomas “On Warts”… Thanks Rich — War on Warts, a Conquest of Warts, a National Institute of Warts and All!!
It’s been a great experience listening this podcast. Specially what @facebook-1005708267:disqusexplains about HPV. It would be nice if the podcast can be translated into spanish! For sure i will follow the Twiv on iTunes and specially Michelle’s research. Greetings from Spain !
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