Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Alan Dove, Rich Condit, Dickson Despommier, Amit Kapoor, and Ian Lipkin
The TWiV team speaks with Amit Kapoor and Ian Lipkin about how they discovered canine hepacivirus, and its implications for the origin and evolution of hepatitis C virus.
Click the arrow above to play, or right-click to download TWiV #137 (69 MB .mp3, 96 minutes).
Links for this episode:
- Characterization of canine hepacivirus (PNAS)
- Humanized mouse model for HCV (EurekAlert!)
- Summary of CHV study from Mailman School of Public Health
- Center for Infection and Immunity at Columbia University
- TWiV on Facebook
- Letters read on TWiV 137
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