Hello Vince and Dick,
I just found your podcast and I love it! You have some wonderfully witty banter.
I am only on my 4th episode (that's what you call a podcast segment right?), and have a question pertaining to my original reason for ... Read More
Inspired by President Clinton’s vision to encourage the next generation of leaders and philanthropists to address the challenges of global interdependence, the William J. Clinton Foundation Millennium Network seeks to engage individuals, age 45 and younger, in the work of the Clinton Foundation.... Read More
Earlier this month the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) published the DNA sequence of the genome of HeLa cells, the cell line that is widely used for research in virology, cell biology, and many other areas. This cell line was produced from a tumor taken from Henrietta Lacks in 1951.... Read More
El Podcast del Microbio" Nº 150 is dedicated to the microsporidia and the virus that causes Colony Collapse Disorder. El p... Read More
This episode: Virus acts as vector to cure deadly genetic disorder!
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El podcast del Microbio Nº259 describes some funny microbiological goofs in Spanish newspapers. El podcast del Microbio Nº 259 d... Read More
Here is an interesting paper regarding pathogenic islands of staphylococci. It is extremely interesting from an evolutionary standpoint, a pathogenic standpoint, and as a virus fan such as myself, a virological standpoint. It is kind of old so I am not sure if u covered it. It later was inclu... Read More
John D. McKinney, Global Health Institute, School of Life Sciences, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), provides an overview of the natural history of TB infection and the global impact of TB on human health.
"Tuberculosis remains one of the most important causes of human disease... Read More
El podcast del Microbio Nº258 deals with the sequencing of the Yersinia pestis strain that causes the Black Death. El podcast de... Read More
Poliovirus has made the cover of Time magazine. The Time cover image for the 14 January 2013 issue is a model of poliovirus bound to a soluble form of its cellular receptor, CD155. I was part of the team that solved the structure of this complex in 2000, together with the laboratories of Jim Hog... Read More
Some highlights of Twitter in 15 minutes - how scientists might use hashtags, why using Twitter can be good tool, etc Read More
Harvard University is home to some of the world’s finest virologists. But apparently they do not communicate with the writers at Harvard Magazine, where a botched story on the avian H5N1 influenza virus has just been published. Read More
Hi Vince and Dick!
Has anyone volunteered to do transcripts for TWIP? I love this show, and I'd love to be able to contribute in some way. Forgive me if transcripts already exist and I'm just not finding them on the website. If no one is already... Read More
A new bivalent poliovirus vaccine, consisting of infectious, attenuated type 1 and type 3 strains, has been deployed in Afghanistan. The use of this vaccine was recommended by the Advisory Committee on Poliomyelitis Eradication, the global technical advisory body of the Global Polio Eradication ... Read More
El podcast del Microbio Nº178 is about the %-seconds rule depicted in the animated motion picture "Osmosis Jones". El podca... Read More
El podcast del Microbio Nº 170, 171 and 172 are dedicated to the history of the development of Penicillin as a therapeutic... Read More
El podcast del Microbio Nº196: Sarmiento-Ramírez et al describes in FEMS Microbiology that the fungus Fusarium was found t... Read More