TWiV 270: Homeland virology

On episode #270 of the science show This Week in Virology, Vincent and Rich discuss avian influenza virus and an antiviral drug against smallpox with Dennis and Yoshi at the ASM Biodefense and Emerging Diseases Research Meeting in Washington, DC.

You can find TWiV #270 at www.microbe.tv/twiv.

Behind the scenes: TWiV 200 at the NEIDL

We celebrated the 200th episode of TWiV by visiting the National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories at Boston University Medical Center, where we met with Elke, Paul, and Ron to talk about building and working in a BSL4 facility. It was an amazing visit that will be fully documented in an upcoming video. Here are some behind-the-scenes photographs of two memorable days.

TWiV 200: Threading the NEIDL

TWiV Team in BSL4 suitsOn episode #200 of the science show This Week in Virology, Vincent, Alan, and Rich visit the National Emerging Infectious Diseases Laboratories at Boston University Medical Center, where they meet with Elke, Paul, and Ron to talk about building and working in a BSL4 facility.

You can find TWiV #200 at www.microbe.tv/twiv.

TWiV 173: Going to bat for flu research

On episode #173 of the podcast This Week in Virology, the TWiVites discuss seroevidence for human infection with avian influenza H5N1, and the discovery of a new influenza virus in Guatemalan bats.

You can find TWiV #173 at www.microbe.tv/twiv.