virology history

TWiV 625: Fred Murphy, virologist for all seasons

Vincent and Rich visit Fred Murphy to hear about his wide-ranging career in virology, spanning many institutions, involving dangerous viruses like rabies virus, Ebolavirus (he took that famous iconic image), Marburg virus, Lassa virus, coronaviruses, and later writing a history of the field. Click arrow to playDownload TWiV 625 (60 MB .mp3, 100 min)Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email …

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TWiV 573: Inventing viruses

William Summers joins the TWiV team to discuss some virology history, including the ever-changing concept of ‘virus’ and the contribution of phage research to the study of animal viruses. Click arrow to play Download TWiV 573 (69 MB .mp3, 113 min) Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Show notes at

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