TWiV 163: What Rous wrought

25 December 2011

fungal christmas treeHosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson DespommierRich Condit, and Alan Dove

Vincent, Dickson, Rich, and Alan review the 100 year old finding by Peyton Rous of a transmissible sarcoma of chickens, a discovery that ushered in the era of tumor virology.

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  • Evans Kathryn Elizabeth

    Thank you so much for your fascinating perspective on the history of tumor viruses.  Its one thing to read about it, but its entirely different to hear about it from people who actually experienced much of it!