Episode Summary

The TWiVsters review isolation of a naturally occurring DNA virus from fruit flies, and the cell-type specific function of a small transmembrane protein encoded in an open reading frame upstream of the enterovirus polyprotein.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Rich Condit, Kathy Spindler and Brianne Barker.

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DicksonNew York Botanical Garden Train Show (his photos here)
Kathy – Comedy wildlife photo awards finalists
Vincent – Senator Gillibrand calls for funding AFM research and our Crowdsourcing of EV-D68 research

Intro music is by Ronald Jenkees.

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