On episode #359 of the science show This Week in Virology, Vincent speaks with Blossom about her laboratory’s research on Kaposi’s sarcoma-associated herpesvirus, including how it transforms cells, the switch between lytic and latent replication, and its interaction with the innate immune system of the host. You can find TWiV #359 at www.microbe.tv/twiv.
On episode #337 of the science show This Week in Virology, Vincent meets up with Michael and Steve to discuss their finding of a transmissible tumor in soft-shell clams associated with a retrovirus-like element in the clam genome. You can find TWiV #337 at www.microbe.tv/twiv.
This article was written for extra credit by a student in my recently concluded virology course. by Nayan Lamba A recent study by scientists at the Ludwig Center for Cancer Immunotherapy offers a new, multifaceted therapy for destroying tumors. A team of researchers led by Dmitriy Zamarin combined checkpoint blockade, a technique aimed at enhancing antitumor …
On episode #218 of the science show This Week in Virology, Vincent, Alan, and Welkin discuss how endogenous retroviruses in mice are held in check by the immune response. You can find TWiV #218 at www.microbe.tv/twiv.
On episode #214 of the science show This Week in Virology, Vincent, Alan, and Kathy discuss how coagulation factor X binding to adenovirus activates the innate immune system, and a novel polyomavirus associated with brain tumors in raccoons. You can find TWiV #214 at www.microbe.tv/twiv.
Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Rich Condit, and Alan Dove Vincent, Rich, and Alan discuss a method for identifying viruses of individual environmental bacteria, and the using a picornavirus for oncotherapy. [powerpress url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/twiv/TWiV142.mp3″] Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV 142 (69 MB .mp3, 95 minutes). Subscribe to TWiV (free) in iTunes , at …