TWiV 97: California virology

5 September 2010

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Peter Sarnow, and Bert Semler

On episode #97 of the podcast This Week in Virology, Vincent visited Peter Sarnow and Bert Semler during a trip to California, and spoke with them about their work on internal ribosome entry, and the requirement for a cellular microRNA for hepatitis C virus replication.

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Links for this episode:

  • Eukaryotic mRNAs that might contain an IRES (PNAS)
  • Modulation of HCV RNA abundance by a liver-specific microRNA (Science)
  • Viral small RNAs (PLoS Pathogens)
  • Bridging IRES elements to the translation apparatus (Biochim Biophys Acta)
  • A nucleo-cytoplasmic SR protein functions in viral IRES mediated translation (EMBO J)
  • Nuclear vs cytoplasmic routes to IRES mediated translation (Trends in Microbiology)
  • Letter read on TWiV 97

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  • David

    What are you planning for the 100 TWiV episode???

  • http://www.virology.ws profvrr

    I'm hoping to have a notable virologist as a guest for TWiV 100, but I

    don't want to pre-announce because it might fall through. Let's just

    say it would be the first Nobel laureate on TWiV.

  • http://www.virology.ws profvrr

    I'm hoping to have a notable virologist as a guest for TWiV 100, but I

    don't want to pre-announce because it might fall through. Let's just

    say it would be the first Nobel laureate on TWiV.

  • http://www.virology.ws profvrr

    I'm hoping to have a notable virologist as a guest for TWiV 100, but I

    don't want to pre-announce because it might fall through. Let's just

    say it would be the first Nobel laureate on TWiV.

  • http://www.virology.ws profvrr

    I'm hoping to have a notable virologist as a guest for TWiV 100, but I

    don't want to pre-announce because it might fall through. Let's just

    say it would be the first Nobel laureate on TWiV.

  • http://www.virology.ws profvrr

    I'm hoping to have a notable virologist as a guest for TWiV 100, but I

    don't want to pre-announce because it might fall through. Let's just

    say it would be the first Nobel laureate on TWiV.

  • http://www.virology.ws profvrr

    I'm hoping to have a notable virologist as a guest for TWiV 100, but I

    don't want to pre-announce because it might fall through. Let's just

    say it would be the first Nobel laureate on TWiV.

  • http://www.virology.ws profvrr

    I'm hoping to have a notable virologist as a guest for TWiV 100, but I

    don't want to pre-announce because it might fall through. Let's just

    say it would be the first Nobel laureate on TWiV.

  • David

    Just what I expected.
    I´ll be anxiously waiting.
    Thanks.