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MWV Episode 85 - This Week in Virology #286: Boston TWiV Party

The American Society for Microbiology hosted a live podcast of This Week in Virology with Vincent Racaniello with co-host Alan Dove that includes guests Paul Duprex, Director of Cell and Tissue Imaging Core, Boston University, National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories (NEIDL), and Julie Pfeiffer, Professor, Associate Professor of Microbiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.


Vincent, Alan, Julie and Paul  talk about their work on the pathogenesis of poliovirus and measles virus.

Links for this episode

Threading the NEIDL (YouTube)
Transmission of measles virus from macaques (J Gen Virol)
Tropism of green measles virus in macaques (J Virol)
Intestinal microbiota promote enteric virus replication (Science)
Bacterial LPS enhances poliovirus stability (Cell Host Micr)

Weekly Science Picks

Vincent - ASM Live 2014 
Alan - I will not follow the herd 
Paul - Invisible Threat 
Julie - The importance of stupidity in biological research

Listener Pick of the Week

Neil - WEHI movies and VIZBI

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