The TWiP trifecta solves the case of the Woman from Bolivia with Belly Pain, and discuss a method for population modification of malaria mosquitoes using a Cas9-mediated driver gene.
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Host: Vincent Racaniello
Guest: Ileana Cristea
Vincent meets up with Ileana at Princeton University to talk abou... Read More
This episode: Viruses can cause host cells to inhibit other viruses!
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Vincent and Elio marvel in the finding that a phage tail-like struc... Read More
This episode: Gut bacteria seem to help ants with very restrictive diets flourish more!
(10.6 MB, 11.5 minutes)
Dear Dr. Schaechter,
First off, I want to thank you for the effort you and your colleagues have invested in Small Things Considered and the podcast TWIM. Back when I had a longer commute to work, I listened more religiously than now, wh... Read More
This episode: Engineering bacteria to convert cellulose directly into useful biofuels and chemicals can be tricky!
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I am a big fan of TWIP. You do so many things right, that a little problem in your TWiP94 broadcast is not a big deal. As you may already know all three drugs in the Nutman et al. study are small molecules, not monoclonals, the... Read More
Los virus entéricos humanos, su presencia y prevalencia en el ambiente, es el tema de hoy para La Radio el Mundo de los Microbios. El Dr. Albert Bosh, Profesor Titular de la Universidad de Barcelona n... Read More
Host: Vincent Racaniello
Guests: Carla Giles, Zoe Dyson, Brianna McLean, and Caitlin O'Brien
In Melbourne, Australia, Vincent speaks with four PhD students about their research projects and what... Read More
The TWiPtastic trio solves the case of the Surfer from Switzerland, and reveal how taste-chemosensory tuft cells in the gut regulate immune responses to parasites.
The microbiome of hibernating bears, and zebrafish as a model for bacterial sepsis feature in this animal-centric episode of TWiM hosted by Vincent, Michael, and Michele.
Image: Bright-field (top) and fluorescent (bottom) images of zebrafish embryos infected with E. coli strain F11. E... Read More
This episode: A conversation with Cat Adams about how fungi help plants clean up toxic zinc nanoparticles in soil!
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What would life be like in a world without microbes? No infectious diseases, no moldy food, no bad breath. Sounds great, right? Find out in the latest installment of the American Society for Microbiology's public outreach video series called BioFilms.
Written and Produced by Erika Shu... Read More