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TWiV 16: Virology in Saanen, HIV origins

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Host: Vincent Racaniello Guest: Jeremy Lubantwivlogo

Vincent and Jeremy, in Saanen, Switzerland, review the 19th Challenge in Virology meeting, and implications of a new HIV-1 sequence from 1960 for the origin of AIDS.

NY Times article on Offit vaccine book.
Nature paper on new 1960 HIV-1 sequence.
Massive polio immunization in Pakistan.
PLoS paper on T cell responses to HERVs in HIV-1 infection.

Science blog of the weekEye on DNA by Dr. Hsien-Hsien Lei
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