Are you an early career scientist who is interested in public outreach? Do you want to share your love of microbiology with the world? Consider applying to the American Society for Microbiology’s Headquarter Communications Fellowship. This 6-month fellowship in Wash... Read More
Dear Vincent, Dickson and Daniel,
Los virus son considerados por la mayoría como patógenos en todo tipo de entidades biológicas. Sin embargo la gran mayoría de los virus son inocuos a sus células hospedero. Nuestro invitado de hoy, el Dr. Paolo Zanotto es investigador y profesor en la Universidad de Sao Paolo, Bra... Read More
This episode: Deep-sea thermophile bacteriophage is pirated by another scurvy genetic element!
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Recognizing the importance of the public health emergency of the Ebola outbreak in western Africa, the organizers of the Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial ... Read More
Tom talks with Vincent about viral central nervous system infections of global importance, Ebola virus, and running the fastest marathon dressed as a doctor.
Greetings TWiM crew!
Insight into the biology of rhinovirus C from cryo-electron microscopy, and a novel antibiotic from a commensal bacterium that grows in the human nose, from the doctors of TWiM.
Daniel and Vincent solve the case of the Truck Driver from India, discuss why parasites resistant to an antimalarial drug are not transmitted by mosquitoes, and introduce Paul who presents a new case study.
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Dear TWIP Trifecta,
How are you? It is lovely here in lower Manhattan, 82 F / 27 C with blue skies and not much in the way of humidity to make things wilt.
Since you are all going on the road, I’ll be on the edge of my seat waiting t... Read More
This episode: Viruses domesticated by parasitoid wasps have transferred wasp genes to caterpillar victims, allowing them to survive deadly infections from other viruses! This means that Monarch butterflies are effectively naturally Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs).
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This episode: I converse with Dr. Michael Smout about a liver fluke parasite could help heal chronic wounds more quickly!
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