This Week in Virology
Created on Tuesday, 07 April 2009 13:49
Written by profvrr
In episode 27 of This Week in Virology
, hosts Vincent Racaniello
, Alan Dove
, Dick Despommier
, and Saul Silverstein
revisit an ebola virus needlestick accident, and discuss the role of TLR3 in formation of Negri bodies, a New England college closed by norovirus gastroenteritis, hand, foot, and mouth disease outbreak in China, and the exit of herpes simplex virus from latency by synthesis of VP16.
Links for this episode:
- Update on ebolavirus needlestick accident
- Formation of Negri bodies depend upon TLR3
- Norovirus outbreak closes New England college
- Hand, foot, and mouth disease outbreak in China
- Synthesis of VP16 coordinates herpes simplex virus exit from latency
Science blog of the week: Biocurious
Science podcast pick of the week: NPR’s Science Friday
Science book of the week: A Conspiracy of Cells by Michael Gold
Dick’s pick: Andros Island Bonefish Club
Saul’s pick: Secret Science Club
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