TWiV 220: Flu watches the clock while T7 gets a CAT scan

On episode #220 of the science show This Week in Virology, Vincent, Rich, Alan, and Kathy discuss regulation of influenza virus replication by splicing, and the bacteriophage T7 random walk.

You can find TWiV #220 at www.microbe.tv/twiv.

TWiV 120: Ed Niles, a Km Vmax kind of guy

BARDAHosts: Vincent RacanielloRich Condit, and Ed Niles

On episode #120 of the podcast This Week in Virology, Vincent, Rich, and Ed discuss the transition from academic scientist to government work, the general program of drug and vaccine development in the biodefense world and at BARDA, and career opportunities for scientists in government.

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