Vincent Racaniello

TWiV 335: Ebola lite

TWiV 335: Ebola lite

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, and Kathy Spindler The TWiVumvirate discusses a whole Ebolavirus vaccine that protects primates, the finding that Ebolavirus is not undergoing rapid evolution, and a proposal to increase the pool of life science researchers by cutting money and time from grants. This episode is sponsored by ASM Microbe and ICAAC/ICC Links for this episode Possible sexual transmission of Ebolavirus (MMWR) Ebolavirus whole-virus vaccine protects primates (Science) Biologically contained Ebolaviruses (PNAS) Ebolavirus is evolving but not changing (Virology) Ebolavirus not undergoing rapid evolution (Science) Letters read on TWiV 335 Timestamps by Jennifer. Thank you! Weekly Science Picks Alan - PinboardRich - Academic medicine investment in medical researchKathy - Tissue paper stop motion animationDickson - Do peer review panels select best science proposals?Vincent - MMR and autism: Still no association Listener Pick of the Week Ramon - Autism by MMR vaccine statusMehul -  Ebolavirus disease courseJustin - Molecular Biology of Bacterial Viruses by Gunther S. Stent Send your virology questions and comments (email or mp3 file) to

Duration: 1 hr 50 min

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