This episode: Modern hunter-gatherers have very different gut microbes from people from agricultural societies!
(12.9 MB, 14.1 minutes)
Vincent and Dickson welcome new TWiP host Daniel Griffin to discuss the association of a new Mycoplasma with trichomoniasis, and to introduce a new feature to the show, a case study.
Vincent and Dickson discuss how infection of mice with helminths induces cytokines that reactivate a latent gamma-herpesvirus.
This episode: Gut microbe communities can change rapidly to accommodate major diet changes!
(12.2 MB, 13.3 minutes)
This episode: Gut microbes can be different even in genetically identical mice in similar conditions!
(7.4 MB, 8 minutes)
Recently, the discovery that certain bacteriophage encode bacterial gene silencing systems (CRISPR) that can counteract host defense systems demonstrated how mind boggling the evolutionary pathways between phage and bacterial host actually are. In this publication, these relationships are exten... Read More
Vincent, Dickson, and Daniel solve the case about the man from El Salvador, and discuss the use of tyrosine kinase inhibitors to treat onchocerciasis and filariasis.
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Creating and maintaining a clean, sustainable water supply means delivering drinking water and collecting wastewater while dealing with pathogenic microorganisms ... Read More
Vincent, Dickson, and Daniel solve their fishy tale, and present a new case study for your consumption.
Vincent, Dickson, and Daniel review how Viagra might be used to block transmission of Plasmodium falciparum, and introduce a new case study.
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This episode: The largest virus so far has been discovered in ancient Siberian permafrost!
(9.5 MB, 10.3 minutes)