This episode: Amoebas in soil gang up on and eat much larger roundworms!
(10.5 MB, 11.3 minutes)
The TWiPanosomes solve the case of the Young Man from Anchorage, and discuss how cestode parasites increase the resistance of brine shrimp to arsenic toxicity.
Throat swab of (5) years old child from emergency department for culture and sensitivity clinical summary scarlet fever.
Streptococcus pyogenes, or Group A Streptococcus, is a spherical, Gram-positive bacterium. S. pyogenes displays streptococcal group A antigen on its cell wall and typic... Read More
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
Host: Vincent Racaniello
Guests: Carla Giles, Zoe Dyson, Brianna McLean, and Caitlin O'Brien
In Melbourne, Australia, Vincent speaks with four PhD students about their research projects and what... Read More
The TWiP-scholars solve the case of the Housewife from Kolkata, discuss mutations in the IL17 gene associated with cerebral malaria, and hear a case presentation from guest Michael Libman.
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Michael returns to help the TWiP trio solve the case of the Delusional African Expatriate, who then discuss the association of natural and induced antibodies in mice with differential susceptibility to secondary cystic echinococcosis.
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This episode: Genes taken from bacteria may have been important for the evolution of distinct groups of archaea!
(7.4 MB, 8 minutes)
Dear Vincent, Dickson and Daniel,
Tom talks with Vincent about viral central nervous system infections of global importance, Ebola virus, and running the fastest marathon dressed as a doctor.
This episode: Deep-sea thermophile bacteriophage is pirated by another scurvy genetic element!
(10.2 MB, 11.2 minutes)
Greetings TWiM crew!
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