Vincent, Rich, and Kathy and their guests Clodagh and Ron recorded this episode at the 33rd annual meeting of the American Society for Virology at Colorado State University in Ft. Collins, Colorado.
This episode: With guest host Susan Gardner! We discuss nitrogen-fixing plant-friendly bacteria that help plants grow in copper-contaminated soil, helping to clean it up!
(19.1 MB, 20.9 minutes)
This episode: Modern hunter-gatherers have very different gut microbes from people from agricultural societies!
(12.9 MB, 14.1 minutes)
This episode: Gut microbe communities can change rapidly to accommodate major diet changes!
(12.2 MB, 13.3 minutes)
Vincent and Dickson discuss how infection of mice with helminths induces cytokines that reactivate a latent gamma-herpesvirus.
This episode: Gut microbes can be different even in genetically identical mice in similar conditions!
(7.4 MB, 8 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.
This episode: The largest virus so far has been discovered in ancient Siberian permafrost!
(9.5 MB, 10.3 minutes)
This episode: Antibiotic-degrading probiotics protect mouse gut microbes from hostile pathogen takeover after antibiotic treatment!
(7.8 MB, 8.5 minutes)