From ASM Microbe 2017 at New Orleans, Vincent and Rich meet up with Kate Rubins to talk about becoming an astronaut, space travel, and doing science in space. Become a patron of TWiV! Click arrow to play Download TWiV 444 (43 MB .mp3, 71 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, RSS, email Show notes at microbe.tv/twiv
Possible sexual transmission of Zika virus, and a cell protein that allows hepatitis C virus replication in cell culture by enhancing vitamin E mediated protection against lipid peroxidation, are the subjects discussed by the TWiVerati on this week’s episode of the science show This Week in Virology. You can find TWiV #393 at microbe.tv/twiv, or listen …
In this episode of Virus Watch, I show how to do my favorite assay in all of virology – the plaque assay.
On episode #373 of the science show This Week in Virology, Vincent speaks with Julius about his long career in virology, including his crucial work as part of the team at the University of Pittsburgh that developed the Salk inactivated poliovirus vaccine. You can find TWiV #373 at microbe.tv/twiv. Or you can watch the video below.
Back in 2013 I built a Wall of Polio in my laboratory – a large stack of six-well cell culture plates that have been used to measure the concentration of polioviruses in various samples by plaque assay. It became a focal point of the lab at which many guests came to have their photographs taken. Sadly, the …
On episode #312 of the science show This Week in Virology, the TWiVbolans discuss the finding that human noroviruses, major causes of gastroenteritis, can for the first time be propagated in B cell cultures, with the help of enteric bacteria. You can find TWiV #312 at www.microbe.tv/twiv.