Vincent R. Racaniello is a Higgins Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology and microbe.tv host.
Nadine Lamberski joins TWiV to discuss an outbreak of COVID-19 among gorillas at the San Diego Zoo, and the use of a spike protein-based vaccine to immunize the animals. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Kathy Spindler, and Brianne Barker Guest: Nadine Lamberski Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Gorillas receive COVID-19 vaccine (Nat Geo) COVID-19 vaccine for great apes and mink (Zoetis) Letters read on TWiV 745 Timestamps by Jolene. Thanks! Weekly Picks Brianne – The Dream VaccineAlan – Taking vaccines to Smith IslandKathy – Daily Overviews Subscribe TulipsVincent – Nextstrain Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv
In COVID-19 clinical update #58, Daniel Griffin provides the latest update on the J&J vaccine pause, healthcare worker deaths, children and COVID, physical inactivity associated with higher risk, using monoclonal antibodies for prophylaxis, and shows us how to properly wear a face mask. Hosts: Daniel Griffin and Vincent Racaniello Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Healthcare worker deaths (Guardian) Children and adolescent disease severity (JAMA) Physical inactivity and increased disease risk (BMJ) Expansion of Pfizer/BioNTech EUA (pdf) Thrombosis after ChAdOX1 vaccine (NEJM) Your guide to masks (CDC) Phase 3 mAb prevention trial (Regeneron) Letters read on TWiV 744 Timestamps by Jolene. Thanks! Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees Send your questions for Dr. Griffin to daniel@microbe.tv
The TWiVsters explain how the shape of pleomorphic virus particles – spherical or filamentous – determines the probability of virus attachment and fusion, and resistance to selective pressure such as antibodies that block cell entry. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Rich Condit, and Amy Rosenfeld Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode Pleomorphic virus particles and cell entry (Nat Micro) Letters read on TWiV 743 Timestamps by Jolene. Thanks! Weekly Picks Dickson – A tiny particle’s wobble could upend the laws of physicsRich – COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2: Viruses, Vaccines & Variants Made EasyAmy – Vaccine AnthemsVincent – DarkNet Diaries Ep. 86 Listener Picks Steve – Cover Your Freakin’ Face Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv
TWiV reviews a drug screen for inhibitors of syncytium formation, the fusing of cells caused by SARS-CoV-2, which reveals that the process is regulated by a calcium-activated ion channel and scramblase that is inhibited by the anti-parasite drug Niclosamide. Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Brianne Barker Subscribe (free): iTunes, Google Podcasts, RSS, email Become a patron of TWiV! Links for this episode TMEM16 inhibitors block SARS-CoV-2 driven syncytium formation (Nature) Letters read on TWiV 742 Timestamps by Jolene. Thanks! Weekly Picks Brianne – COVID-19: a disaster five years in the makingAlan – The Tyranny of MeritRich – Racism Makes Me Question Everything. I Got the Vaccine AnywayKathy – The Transcontinental Burrito TunnelVincent – Trudy Rey’s YouTube Channel Listener Picks Jeff – Rebecca Lee Smith on Left Right and CenterRyan – Perfect Strangers (clip) Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@microbe.tv
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Creator Details

Birthdate
Jan 2nd, 1953
Location
New York, NY, USA
Episode Count
1037
Podcast Count
9
Total Airtime
1 month, 4 weeks
PCID
Podchaser Creator ID logo 682787